Thriving in a Consolidating Collision Marketplace

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Bella Vista Suites on the Shore of Lake Geneva

335 Wrigley Drive

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

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Program Description How progressive independent and dealer auto body shops can not only compete, but thrive in a consolidating, web, socia medial, and mobile world.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Independent and dealer single and multiple location shop owners, managers or marketing staff that are interested in learning how they can compete and thrive in a consolidating, web, social media, and mobile world.

WHAT WILL ATTENDEES LEARN? Attendees will be introduced to Ideas, products and services that will help them successfully compete against local, regional and national consolidators and franchisors. They will also learn how they can use the latest sales, marketing, customer retention and referral tools, technologies and techniques to capture, service and retain more customers, revenue and profit in a consolidating marketplace.

THE PRESENTERS Have more than 75 years of combined collision industry experience.

Jim built his first shop in 1981; a second three years later. Jim has been a franchisee, consolidator, and founded and operates the 1Collision Network. Keller is former board member and Past Chairman of the national Automotive Service Association, CIC Gold Pin member, former 3M/ARMS management workshop instructor, an inductee to the Collision Industry Hall of Eagles, and was named 2003 Body Shop Business Magazine Executive of the Year.

Frank has been involved in the design and development of more than a dozen technology solutions for the collision repair industry, including the industry's first web based parts procurement platform, first mobile phone app, first CRM system, first mobile, social, web and digital sales, marketing, customer retention and referral platform, 4 different industry management systems and several other industry platforms still in use in thousands of shops in North America.

AGENDA

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Discussion of attendees biggest market challenges
  • Industry and consolidation trends
  • Digital, social, mobile and web sales, marketing, retention and referral trends and how they relate to the collision repair industry
  • How independent auto body shop can succeed in a consolidating industry. How independent auto body shops can capture, service and retain more customers, revenue and profit in a consolidating marketplace
  • How auto body shops in Minnesota can remain independent and receive many of the advantages local, regional and national consolidators claim to have over independent auto body shops
  • Open Discussion/ Q&A


COST $99.00 for Event, Lunch & Refreshments

--- There will be special guest room rates for those that require lodging for $89.00 at The Bella Vista Suites. When booking, mention that you are with the "Collision Industry Group"


NOTE Attendance is limited to the first 35 independent and dealership body shops

Questions regarding this event? contact John Keller at 262.510.6385 or send John an email at Jrkeller@1collision.net.



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Bella Vista Suites on the Shore of Lake Geneva

335 Wrigley Drive

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

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Organizer 1Collision Network

Organizer of Thriving in a Consolidating Collision Marketplace

The 1Collision Network is an organization of independent and dealer owned and operated collision repair businesses committed to high quality collision repair services,  peak performance, developing trusting insurance relationships, and ensuring a positive, predictable, and seamless repair experience for both the consumer and the insurer. 

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