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

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Last updated: October 31, 2017

Monday, March 5, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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1:35 PM - 2:55 PM

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2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

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8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Open to all CAR attendees!

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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

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11:00 AM - 11:55 AM

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NAAA Midwest Board of Directors Meeting

NAAA Southern Board of Directors Meeting

NAAA Western Board of Directors Meeting

NAAA Eastern Board of Directors Meeting

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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

This presentation will recap auction activity in 2017 and highlight the progress made by The National Auto Auction Association fulfilling specific industry initiatives, and preview its goals for 2018.

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1:30 PM - 1:40 PM

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1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

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2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

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Latest Trends and Challenges in Vehicle Marshalling and Distribution

This panel discussion will identify the current challenges in vehicle marshalling and the best practices being employed by auctions and consignors to address these constraints.

Proven Best Practices in Vehicle Reconditioning to Create a Win-Win Situation for Both Remarketers and Consignors

This session will explain identify reconditioning best practices to a win-win situation for both auctions and consignors. The presentation will explain how auctions can run a profitable reconditioning department providing the ROI for consignors by enhancing resale values.

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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

What are the Issues Affecting Your Remarketing Efforts and What are the Best Practices You Can Implement

Open to both members and non-members of IARA.

This consignor-only meeting will be an open group discussion led by consignors of the issues impacting your remarketing efforts to maximize the residual value of your portfolio of vehicles and the sharing of best practices with other consignors that you can implement in your remarketing strategies.

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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

(NAAA members only)

 

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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

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8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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NAAA Midwest Chapter All-Member Meeting

NAAA Southern Chapter All-Member Meeting

NAAA Western Chapter All-Member Meeting

NAAA Eastern Chapter All-Member Meeting

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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Tips on what consignors can do to enhance the value of their vehicles to dealers both in the lanes and online. Likewise, real-world advice on what auctions do to better serve dealers to get them to consign vehicles or attend their sales.

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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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How to Succeed in the Emerging New Auction Landscape of Different Consignors Remarketing Different Vehicles

New consignors are emerging such as Uber, Lyft and Amazon. At the same time, the automotive OEMs are ramping up future plans to increase EV and hybrid production to ultimately autonomous vehicles.

Explaining the Analytics to Forecast Used Vehicle Residuals

It is often said that forecasting residuals is more art than science, but no more. There are analytics that allow you to accurately forecast a vehicle residual value based on specific variables. This session will explain the methodology to do so.

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NAAA Membership Committee Meeting

NAAA Finance/Budget Committee Meeting

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  • 2018 Remarketer of the Year Award
  • 2018 Consignor of the Year Award

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2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Case study on how acquisition strategies can drive future remarketing results for OEM brands.

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3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Fleet Management Company Consignors: Strategies to Remarket Higher-Mileage Inventory

Learn the latest remarketing trends among major fleet management companies in consigning company vehicles. This discussion will focus on the inventory mix and the different strategies to remarket out-of-service fleet units.

Factory Consignors Discuss Key Remarketing Issues and Strategic Initiatives

A panel discussion of factory consignors discuss upcoming challenges and share how they support the brands they represent. Remarketing service providers will learn what they need to know to better support factory consignors.

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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