MARCH 6-7, 2018 // Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Why Attend

The CAR exhibit hall features the latest in fleet technology and services while also providing attendees with networking opportunities.

Tony Long, executive director, IARA, speaks during the opening of CAR 2017.

NAAA keynote Frank Abagnale, CEO of Abagnale & Associates, speaks during CAR 2017. Abagnale works in the FBI in regards to check fraud, embezzlement, and secure documents.

David Carp (second from left), director of fleet, remarketing & CPO, Kia Motors America, speaks during a session about consignor strategies designed to maximize residual values as inventory volumes increase.

Dan Kennedy (left), retiring General Motors remarketing manager, accepts the Industry Leadership Award from Sherb Brown, vice president/group publisher for Bobit Business Media.

Attendees socialize at the CAR 2017 exhibit hall, which featured booths from partners and sponsors of CAR, where they could present and discuss their goods and services.

Attendees look on during a session at CAR 2017. Sessions included: disruptors in the automotive remarketing industry, how to drive cost out of the remarketing process, remarketing trends and strategies of major fleet management companies, and more.

Networking is a key part of CAR, offering attendees the chance to forge invaluable business connections in their industry.

Mike Hockett (center), CEO of Auction Broadcasting Company, accepts the Ed Bobit Icon award. From left to right: Frank Hackett, CEO of the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA); Jerry Hinton, president, NAAA; Hockett; Jeannie Chiarmonte, vice president of asset remarketing; and Tony Long, executive director, IARA.

Panelists at CAR 2017 address on the topic of how to drive costs out of the remarketing process.

Join more than 500 automotive remarketing professionals!

About Us

The Conference of Automotive Remarketing (CAR) is the original remarketing event brought to you by Bobit Business Media’s flagship publication Automotive Fleet magazine and is held in conjunction with the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) Spring Business Meeting and the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA) Spring Roundtable. It’s the ONLY gathering where the industry decides on initiatives and establishes partnerships. Strengthen your relationships face-to-face and fuel your business for the coming year. Your attendance is mandatory and will solidify your position in the remarketing industry. Come to CAR and learn the latest in best practices, new technology, wholesale market conditions, industry standardization, the future of the automotive remarketing industry and much more. Make the easiest decision of the year and register now!

  • 22 Educational Sessions!
  • 5 Networking Events!
  • More strategic insight from industry leaders and new products on the show floor!

 

What You Will See on the Show Floor

  • Vehicle Inspection Technology
  • Aftermarket Restyling Accessories
  • Auto Transportation Services
  • Cleaning Systems and Accessories
  • Legal Tools for Credit Consumer Financing
  • Vehicle Relocation Services
  • Remarketing Industry Associations
  • Publishers/Media for New and Used Car Dealers
  • Insurance Products
  • ...and much more!

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Dealers
  • Consignors
  • Auction Companies
  • Vehicle Leasing Companies
  • Commercial Fleets
  • Car Rental Companies
  • Automotive Manufacturers
  • Remarketing Service Providers
  • Banks and Finance Companies
  • Technology Companies
  • Vehicle Inspection Companies
  • Vehicle Transportation and Logistics Companies
  • Vehicle Valuation Companies

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Testimonials

“Bobit shows have the perfect schedule to exhibit, attend seminars, and network, Well done!

-Mike Fischer, EVP , AutoMobile Technologies

The conference introduced me to new practices in the remarketing industry.

-Roberto Bottura, Owner, Control Motors

“I attend CAR to learn about changes in the industry and meet with the client base. It’s a great gathering point, and I think throughout the year people need to catch up on both on a professional and personal level.”

-Virgil Matczak, National Sales Manager, Dealers Auto Auction Group

CAR is very informative about industry changes, upcoming announcements and trends.

-Angie House, AGM, Dealers Auto Auction of Las Vegas

“CAR is the forum for our industry. It brings together consignors and dealers from all segments of the business.”

-Tom Kontos, Executive Vice President, Analytical Services, , ADESA

I attribute what success I have had in our industry to working with business associates to solve industry problems. Without CAR, I would never have been able to build the network that has afforded me the opportunities I have enjoyed over the years.

-Don Fowler, Director, Business Development, DataScan Field Services

I thoroughly enjoyed the experience of CAR. I especially was interested in the keynote speaker, Wolfgang Reinhold, addressing the European car market and how it differs greatly with the United States with respect to the auction process.

-Justin Aldridge, Manager, Auction Field Analysts, Cox Automotive Media

“CAR allows me to stay current with trends and changes in the industry.”

-Chuck Novince, VP Commercial Accounts, Manheim

“The opportunities to meet with my peers and the exchange of information that takes place have kept me coming back. Participation in CAR is important.Take advantage of the time and meet with as many people as possible."

-Dan Kennedy, Manager, GM Remarketing

The Bobit shows are great for attendees and exhibitors; I do both. There is plenty of time for networking and to attend sessions. These shows have given us access to tremendous networking and product exposure. They are my favorite shows.

-Mike Fischer, Executive VP, AutoMobile Technologies

“Attending this conference is a must, there's no two ways about it. The networking opportunities and educational programs were incredible.”

-CJ Faison, Vice President, Delaware Auto Exchange

CAR delivers the critical mass of key remarketing professionals — sharing best practices, modeling high performance, and providing timely content that helps us and our organizations to be our best!

-Scott Kolb, CAI, Director of Business Development, Remarketing, United Road

The true measure of a successful event is predicated on the ability of the coordinator to smoothly orchestrate the details. You represent best-in-class.

-Stuart Angert, Roadrunner

CAR is an event that gets participants out of their daily environment and immerses them in their subject matter.

-David Langley, Vice President of Operations, Auto Financial Group

“Bobit Business Media provides a great platform for an informative and educational meeting...If you qualify and aren't already a member of these two fine organizations, please join today and become part of the success that is THE CAR CONFERENCE!”

-Tony Long, Executive Director, CAR IARA

Bobit Business Media provides a great platform for an informative meeting! This is the only conference where the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance and the National Auto Auction Association conduct official meetings at one location.

-Tony Long, Executive Director, IARA

“Our organization has been attending CAR since its inception. We think it is very important to attend and participate in CAR as it’s a key remarketing event where all remarketers and auctions can meet.”

-Charles Nichols, President, BSC America Companies.

This was my first year exhibiting at CAR as a new business. What a great turnout from our desired customer-base, and the coordination of the event made it very successful for us. We are already planning for next year!

-Kelly Bianchi, President, auctionVcommerce

“CAR really gives you the pulse and direction of the automotive remarketing industry for any given year. Much like attending an auto auction helps keep you abreast of what vehicles are worth in the wholesale marketplace, CAR is the best barometer of

-Pierre Pons, CEO, ServNet Auctions

“It’s a unique opportunity for consignors, auctions, transport companies, inspection companies, technology companies, and other service providers to all gather together and network and share ideas..."

-Bob Graham, Vice President, Vehicle Remarketing, , ARI

Congrats on a successful conference! The pre-conference prep and communication along with the onsite coordination was wonderful. You ran a solid conference and it was a pleasure to be a part of it as a presenter, exhibitor and attendee.

-Joseph C. Miller, Director of Customer Service, Auto Auction Services Corporation

Attending this conference is a must, there's no two ways about it. The networking opportunities and educational programs were incredible.

-CJ Faison, Vice President, Delaware Auto Exchange

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