SEMA Show by Day (Thursday, November 2, 2017)

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I-CAR Collision Repair Training: Refining the Team and the Business (PM145L01) $

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November 2, 2017 - 8:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N238

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, 2011 SEMA Show



I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is returning to the SEMA Show in 2017 with I-CAR training available to attendees each day of the SEMA Show. I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.


Refining the Team and the Business  - PM145L01

SCRS Repairer Driven Education - OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session I (OEM1) $

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November 2, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show OEM - Technology Summit

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

Social Media: How to convert your fans into sales (SM4)

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November 2, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Corey Perlman, eBootCamp.com

Social media networks are incredible resources for businesses looking to promote their brands online. If you want to create a successful social strategy, you should familiarize yourself with how each network runs, the kinds of audiences you can reach on that network and how your business can best use each platform. A panel of experts will discuss the most popular social media platforms to help you market your business better.

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Vehicle Accessorization: Five Key Trends to Boost a Restyling Shop’s Business, powered by PRO (VA2)

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November 2, 2017 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Josh Poulson, Auto Additions; Joey Johnston, Tops & Trends; Dino Perfetti, Automotive Concepts

Get dialed into the latest restyling trends. Understand how to transform trends into exciting, profit-boosting accessory packages. Listen and learn as experienced top-tier restylers share effective marketing strategies in this fast-paced, information-packed session.

Powered by: Professional Restylers Organization

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SCRS Repairer Driven Education - OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session II (OEM2) $

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show OEM - Technology Summit

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

Builders: Hot Rod Builder's Panel, powered by HRIA (BD2)

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November 2, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: Rick Love, Vintage Air

Are TV builds a reality? What does it take to be a successful vehicle builder? How do you differentiate yourself? How do you grow your reputation as a top-tier builder? What are the pitfalls? Who do you partner with? Get answers to these questions and more from some of the industries most respected builders.

Powered by: Hot Rod Industry Alliance

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Business Management: Don't be a Meeting Hack (BM4)

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 11:15am - 12:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Robert Coakley, Upgrade Performance, Inc.; Stuart Chant, Upgrade Performance, Inc.

Social Media: Create Killer Content Using Images and Video (SM5)

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November 2, 2017 - 11:15am - 12:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Corey Perlman, eBootCamp.com

Social media has evolved into a multimedia communication tool. Learn best practices on how to easily transform your static content into shareable images and video.

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SCRS Repairer Driven Education: Choosing a Clearcoat is not so Clear: Helping You Understand Your Choices (FREE3)

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November 2, 2017 - 11:30am - 12:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, SEMA Collision Repair & Refinish Stage

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

FREE3 - Choosing a Clearcoat is not so Clear: Helping You Understand Your Choices

Social Media: How YELP has Changed the Trust Landscape in Business (SM6)

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N253

Presented by: Kent Lewis, Anvil Media, LLC.

This presentation will cover a handful of topics relating to the trust landscape, including:

-Recent research regarding the reputation economy
-Claiming and monitoring profiles on online review sites like Yelp, Google My Business and others
-When and how to respond to (negative) online reviews
-How local and mobile search impact reputation and revenue
-An overview of tools that can help you monitor and manage online reviews
-How to best solicit reviews from customers (without getting in trouble)
-How to leverage online reviews in online and offline marketing efforts

I-CAR Collision Repair Training: Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding (WCS04) $

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N238

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, 2011 SEMA Show



I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is returning to the SEMA Show in 2017 with I-CAR training available to attendees each day of the SEMA Show. I-CAR training is structured around individual’s roles as collision industry professionals and helps achieve the knowledge required to advance in the industry.


Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding  - WCS04

Industry Trends: Who are your customers? (TR5)

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November 2, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Gavin Knapp, SEMA

SEMA Market Research helps you better understand  the overall consumer base and profiles of six specialty-equipment buyer types to help you target product and marketing decisions.


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Vehicle Technology: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Smart, Cool and Connected, powered by ETTN (TBS4)

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November 2, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N258

Presented by: John Waraniak, SEMA

Legal & Regulatory: Legal Round Tables for Small Business Protection (LR2)

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November 2, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N263C

Presented by: Daniel Ingber, SEMA; Steve Lustig, Dickson Wright; Eugene F. Zelek, Jr., Freeborn & Peters LLP; Rich Barsamian, Advanced Clutch Technology Inc; Whitt Steineker, Bradley   

SEMA's Government Affairs office brings together a collection of subject-matter-experts to help your business navigate several of today's most pressing issues. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in round table discussions on the following topics:
1) Proposition 65
2) Design Copyrights
3) MAP Policies
4) Exporting
5) Product Liability

 

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Marketing & Sales: Tune Your Brand – Rev Your Brand’s Growth Potential (MS7)

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November 2, 2017 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N254

Presented by: Mike Brown, The Brainzooming Group   

It’s easy to take the attitude that your brand is just your logo. Easy, and wrong! Tuning your brand lets you maximize your brand’s performance to shape your company’s direction, get your employees on the same page, and reach the right customers.
In this workshop, you’ll learn actionable tools to tune your brand, including:
• Enhancing your brand’s big statements
• Clarify brand benefits with one question
• Finding the competitive spot no competitor can match
You’ll leave with a tuned-up brand that’s ready to accelerate!


Finance & Operations: Maximize Cash Flow and Manage Risk: Secrets of Credit Management Revealed! (FO3)

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N256

Presented by: Mike Mitchell, Credit Management Association

SCRS Repairer Driven Education - OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit - Session III (OEM3) $

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N241

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show OEM - Technology Summit

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

Finance & Operations: Don’t Overpay Your Taxes: An introduction to the R&D Tax Credit and IC-DISC Export Incentive (FO4)

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: 
Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, N252

Presented by: Kirk Chen, Meritum Consulting

The interest in the R&D Tax Credit continues to remain strong amongst SEMA members, so we’ll once again take an introductory look at it and how the tax credit might apply to their business. But this year, we’ll be adding something new to the discussion. After speaking with members over the years, we’ve decided that it would be important to the SEMA community to include an introductory look at the IC-DISC Export Incentive. This is another potential tax-savings opportunity for certain US-based businesses who have significant foreign or export sales.


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SCRS Repairer Driven Education: RDE - SCRS’ RDE Sky Villa After Party $

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When: 
November 2, 2017 - 9:00pm - November 3, 2017 - 12:00am
Where: 
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Sky Villa

Repairer Driven Education, RDE, SCRS, SEMA Show

SCRS REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature seminar offerings. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on issues and information that are relevant to collision repair professionals operating in today’s marketplace, and appeals to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives that exist within the collision repair industry.

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