June 16-17, 2021 | Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, NV

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Last updated: June 21, 2021

In-Person Schedule

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

June 15
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)
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Welcome Reception
Join us for our Welcome Reception! Please be sure to bring your badge envelope if you received it in the mail. This is also a great opportunity to pick up your badge if you didn't receive it. more info

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

June 16
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (PT)
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IARA Consignor-Only Group Discussion
Open to IARA Consignor Members & Conference Consignor Attendees Only more info

June 16
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM (PT)
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IARA Opening Remarks
more info

June 16
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (PT)
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Testimonials: How the IARA CAR Certification Advanced My Career
CAR graduates explain how CAR certification helped advance their careers. more info

June 16
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM (PT)
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Welcome to CAR 2021
Opening Remarks to our CAR Conference and our 26th year! more info

June 16
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM (PT)
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Keynote: Three Pillars Roadmap for Success
Some companies work towards the trifecta - the three pillars - being an employer of choice, provider of choice, and investment of choice. These three pillars are easy to understand at face value - but how to get started on this journey? Join us and we'll examine the process! more info

June 16
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM (PT)
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Keynote: A Vision for the Auctions of Tomorrow
From tech and data to retail trends and consumer expectations, KAR Global CEO Peter Kelly will explore what it all means for the future of remarketing and wholesale used vehicle marketplaces. more info

June 16
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM (PT)
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A Fireside Chat with Avis Budget Group: Remarketing Trends in a Post-COVID Resale Market
Join us for this fireside chat with Avis Budget Group about the trends that will influence the future evolution and direction of the wholesale remarketing industry in a post-COVID environment. more info

June 16
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM (PT)
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Digital Marketing Excellence in an Online Auction Marketplace
We’re excited to bring you a dashing duo, Copart CMO Scott Booker and senior director of sales, Yoker Vidal, to discuss important and effective marketing strategies to attract and keep buyers interested in your brand and products. more info

Thursday, June 17, 2021

June 17
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM (PT)
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Keynote: How GM's Focus on Electric Vehicles Will Benefit Auctions and Used-Vehicle Remarketers
How will electric vehicles change the mix of vehicles that GM remarkets at auction and how to leverage the growing market of used EVs. more info

June 17
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM (PT)
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The Dealer Perspective on What Works and Doesn't Work in Remarketing Vehicles
Learn what consignors can do to enhance the value of their vehicles to dealers both in the lanes and online. more info

June 17
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM (PT)
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Emerging Post-COVID Remarketing Strategies of Commercial Fleet Management Companies
This panel includes remarketing managers from the leading commercial fleet leasing companies who will discuss best practices in remarketing late model, high-mileage vehicles. more info

June 17
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (PT)
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Gaining Ground Against the Odds
Join us for this discussion about how auctions managed their businesses and expanded throughout 2020 and beyond. more info

June 17
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (PT)
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Forecast of Residual Values for 2021-2022
Industry experts provide a forecast of residual values for the wholesale resale market for 2021-2022. more info

June 17
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM (PT)
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Industry Award Ceremony
2021 Remarketer of the Year Award more info

June 17
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM (PT)
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Auction Academy Graduates: Next Generation of Auction Leaders Discuss their Vision of the Industry's Future
This next generation of auction leaders will share their visions of the industry's future direction and their spent with Auction Academy. more info

June 17
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM (PT)
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Post-Event Reception & Celebration
Enjoy an evening of celebration at the Montecristo Cigar Bar at a special Chad Bailey event. more info