And just like that, another automotive events season is upon us. The ever-evolving climate of the industry makes it a challenge to stay at the forefront of the latest automotive trends and technological advancements. That’s why it’s essential to participate in as many conferences as you can, in an effort to gain insights and actionable takeaways for your business. Here’s where you can find LotLinx this season:
August 19-21 – Digital Dealer 27
Las Vegas, NV
A longtime industry favorite, this year’s Digital Dealer Conference & Expo is scheduled for August 19-21 in Las Vegas. It’s already shaping up to be the most information-packed event yet with over 100 educational sessions led by top dealership executives, trainers, and consultants.
Topics to be covered include everything from data and analytics to finance and insurance to SEO and SEM – so attendees can confidently take home actionable insights.
Plus – keep your eyes peeled for the LotLinx Booth #729 where you can meet with inventory experts for a custom analysis of your inventory to identify opportunities on your lot.
September 17-18 – AutosBuzz Conference
We’re headed across the pond. Join LotLinx this fall in London for the 2019 AutosBuzz Conference where hundreds of C-level executives and top leaders will gather to discuss the latest innovations in automotive advertising and technology.
AutoBuzz is dedicated to networking – offering the opportunity for attendees to mingle with CEOs, technology experts, founders, and more. Breakout sessions will cover the latest industry trends and cutting-edge technology. Topics will include:
- Global trends
- Disruption and new business
- Smart use of data and technology
- Business models and pricing
- Transactional marketplaces
- Changing consumer preferences
- Cool new technology
- Start-ups worth watching
- Investing in automotive sites
- Data as a business driver
- Future of transportation marketplaces
One session you won’t want to miss is Retail Automotive: The Rise of the Machines presented by LotLinx Founding Chairman and CEO, Len Short. As margin compression escalates, retailers and OEMs are turning to /AI/ powered solutions to drive marketing and supply-chain efficiencies. Short will discuss key industry trends, unit-cost drivers, and the powerful new mar-tech solutions built to combat them.
September 18-19 – Automotive News Retail Forum
Join LotLinx in the Windy City for the third annual Automotive News Retail Forum September 18 – 19th. Some of the nation’s most accomplished retailers, strategists, and industry experts will come together to discuss the sweeping transformation occurring in automotive retail.
Moderated by the Automotive News editorial team, the panel of speakers will share strategies for the next-generation of online selling, customer engagement, and new solutions.
And, if you have some downtime, be sure to stop by the LotLinx headquarters in the Loop downtown to say hi!
October 6-8 – DrivingSales Executive Summit
Las Vegas, NV
Another industry favorite event, the DrivingSales Executive Summit never fails to disappoint attendees. Hundreds of the most progressive dealers in the industry come together to discuss profit-building strategies to plan for a lucrative year ahead. Attendees will walk away with forward thinking practices and the latest innovations in automotive retail.
Join LotLinx October 6-8th in Las Vegas and look for our booth where you will have the opportunity to meet with our experts for a tailored analysis of your inventory.
October 23-24 – J.D. Power Auto Revolution
Las Vegas, NV
The first conference of its kind, J.D. Power’s Auto Revolution is a multi-disciplinary event that will discuss the most timely, crucial topics of the global automotive industry today. Attendees will have the opportunity to soak up knowledge regarding the latest advancements, emerging trends, data analytics, and the impact on consumer expectations.
November 6-7 – Autovate
We’re headed to Austin, TX! Join us at AUTOVATE 2019 where dealer executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and automakers gather to lead the conversation about auto retail.
Blueprint your automotive future by hearing how dealer groups, OEMs, and technology firms are preparing for the upcoming ten years.
On November 6th and 7th, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about topics involving the coming Connected Vehicle era such as:
- Blockchain technology
- Digital retailing and online transaction models
- Over-the-Air service updates
- Flexible Ownership Models
- Hyper-targeted marketing
- Dealership buy-sell market
November 11-15 – Used Car Week
Las Vegas, NV
Third times a charm! LotLinx is headed back to the Used Car Week Conference that brings together industry experts from across the nation. With over 130 breakout sessions covering topics related to retail, finance, repo, and remarketing, attendees are guaranteed to gain insights needed to have a more successful used-vehicle business.
Join the LotLinx team as we attend workshops, panel discussions and keynote presentations that discuss current trends, forecasts for the future, and how to prepare for the used car business ahead.
November 17-19 – AAAS
Palm Beach, FL
At LotLinx, we’ve been focused on the importance of precision analytics and attribution. Understanding what’s working, and what’s ineffective, is the surest path to boosting ROI and whittling down wasted ad spend. That’s why we’re big fans of the Automotive Analytics & Attribution Summit being hosted on November 17-19, 2019 in Palm Beach, Florida.
As a result of the industry’s lacked standards for tracking engagement and conversions, the AAAS is a perfect opportunity for automotive and advertising leaders to come together and jointly determine the influences that result in a sale.
Participate in active roundtable discussions covering topics including:
- Google Analytics insights
- Marketing attribution to a sale
- Digital retailing
- Advanced customer communications
- Artificial intelligence
- Marketing automation
- Conversational eCommerce
- …and more!
February 14-17 – NADA Show
Las Vegas, NV
Another year, another NADA Show! The 2020 National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) conference is the industry’s largest marketplace of automotive and dealership products and technologies. Each year, attendees get the latest news on data management, EVs, and OEM relations directly from NADA’s industry experts.
With more than 22,000 annual attendees, NADA has endless opportunities for networking with the industry’s top automotive dealers. Plus, stay tuned for updates on LotLinx events that you’re not going to want to miss!