March 24-25, 2020 // Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Speaker Presentations

2019 Speaker Presentations

Welcome to CAR 2019 and NAAA's State of the Auction Industry Report
Presenter: Chad Bailey, NAAA President

How to Better Utilize AutoGrade as a Consignor
Moderator: Venkat Krishnamoorthy, CEO/President, Auto Auction Services Inc. (AASC)
Presenters: Dr. Ben Flusberg, Associate Vice President, Manheim Decisioning; Kurt Madvig, VP Auction Operations for ADESA

New Commercial Remarketing Opportunities: Leveraging the Insatiable Need for Ride-Share Vehicles
Presenter: John Possumato, CEO of DriveItAway

Trends in Vehicle Reconditioning
Presenter: Joe Miller, VP of Client Experience at AutoIMS

The Pros & Cons of Creating an Online Reputation for Buyers & Sellers Who Abuse Online Buying
Presenter: Kelly Bianchi, Presidetn of AuctionVcommerce

Interactive Industry Forum: Formulating NAAA Transportation Damage Initiative
Presenters: Matt Arias, AVP Operations for America's Auto Auction & NAAA Chairman; Randy Beil, Regional VP for COX; Kurt Madvig, VP Auction Operations for ADESA

Emerging Trends in the Remarketing Corporate Fleet Vehicles
Moderator: Mike Antich
Panelists: Chris Clarke, Manager, North American Remarketing for ARI; Darrin Aiken, AVP of Vehicle Remarketing for Wheels; Jeffrey Perkins, General Manager Fleet Operations for Motorlease Corp; & Alex Fraser, General Manager of Atlanta Market Fleet Services, Cox Automotive Mobility Group 

The Best Arb is No Arb
Presenter: Matt Arias, America's Auto Auction

Best Practices to Increase Conversion Rates
Moderator: Pierre Pons, CEO, TPC Management
Panelists: Phil Schappert, Director of Repossessions & Remarketing at First Investors Financial Services; Howard Segal, VP National Remarketing Manager for Wells Fargo Auto; John Sullivan, VP Remarketing Solutions for GM Financial; Tom McDermott, Auto Auction Executive; & Eric Autenrieth, Stanley Autenrieth Auction Group 

Closing Keynote Session: What I've Learned in my 40-Year Remarketing Career 
Presenter: Ed Rauschenberg

Awards & Recognition Ceremonies
Presenters: Mike Antich, et al

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"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

“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

“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

"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

"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 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

"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

“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.

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

-Chuck Novince, VP Commercial Accounts, Manheim

"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

"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

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

-Mike Fischer, EVP , AutoMobile Technologies

“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

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

-Roberto Bottura, Owner, Control Motors

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

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

"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

“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 (retired 2017)

“CAR really gives you the pulse and direction of the automotive remarketing industry for any given year. CAR is the best barometer of what’s happening in our industry."

-Pierre Pons, CEO, ServNet Auctions

“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

"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

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