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Digital Development Workshop

Revealing the Road to a Digital Sale

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

River Rock Casino Resort

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The Industry Has Changed

The industry has changed, but has your dealership? Nearly 90% of car buyers start their journey online and most make their purchasing decision before setting foot in a dealership. Let’s face it, it has never been more important to be strong digitally.

Our panel of industry pioneers will walk you through the car buyer’s journey, from their initial search to their dealership visit. Drawing on years of experience operating the eCommerce division of BC’s largest auto group, Kevin Gordon and Nick Williams will provide you with digital strategies and techniques that you can use to strengthen your dealerships online prsence and, ultimately, increase traffic on the showroom floor.

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What's in it for you?

Unbelievable Content

Return to your dealership armed with an arsenal of weapons to capture more online car shoppers and add to your bottom line.

Industry Networking

Meet with peers in the industry and expand your professional network.

Individual Consultations

Looking to build a plan specific to your dealership? Meet with our specialists to discuss how to domminate your competitors.

Amazing Giveaways

Bluetooth speakers? Ridiculous Nerf guns? These are just a few of the items dealers will leave this workshop with.

Attend this workshop & find out first hand why dealers across Canada choose Convertus.

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The most impressive aspect of Convertus is the quality and responsiveness of their team. Every time we need something or have a question, they are always available and quick to action anything that we need.

Ken Pattenden, Langley Hyundai

Meet the Speakers

A sought-after international speaker and digital marketing expert, Kevin Gordon is a co-founder of a leading online solutions provider in the automotive industry, Convertus.

Before founding Convertus, Kevin created and led the eCommerce Department of the Jim Pattison Auto Group, one of the largest auto groups in Canada. During this time, Kevin’s contributions made a major impact in helping the group achieve its most profitable years in the 50 year history of the company while becoming B.C.’s No.1 automotive retailer.

Today, Kevin leverages his diverse skill set and background to help dealers across the continent take their digital strategy and sales processes to the next level.

In addition to making regular contributions to multiple automotive and marketing publications, Kevin has also been called upon to speak at conferences, OEM events and universities across North America.

An ardent entrepreneur, operations guru, and international speaker, Nicholas Williams has cultivated a unique background in operations and digital marketing.

Over the past 10 years, he has developed a broad set of professional and academic experiences. Nicholas has a commerce degree with concentrations in both entrepreneurship and international business with distinction.

His professional background is also both varied and accomplished, ranging from start-up to big business. Nicholas has deviated from Operating Partner of a successful vehicle importation company to the Director of Marketing for an international manufacturing firm.

These diverse experiences have allowed him to develop in-depth expertise in operational efficiencies, leadership, and customer experience. Combined with a passionate blend of drive and focus, Nicholas has lead each of his organizations to the digital forefronts of their industry.

Agenda

9:00 AM
Registration
10:00 AM
Branding & Your Unique Selling Proposition
There are many dealerships that have the same product at the same prices, but why should I take my business to you? Convertus is going to show you how to differentiate yourself from other dealers and capture more online car shoppers.
Message Matching
Do your advertisements coordinate with where you are directing car shoppers online? Convertus is going to show you how to make sure your advertisements are designed to maximize conversion and lead generation.
Marketing Mix
Do your marketing strategies target car shoppers where they spend most of their time? Nearly 90% of car buyers start their search online. Convertus is going to show you how to meet car shoppers where they are and maximize the ROI of your marketing spend.
12:00 PM
Catered Lunch
1:00 PM
Search Engines
Everyone understands the importance of being at the top of search engine results, but how does a dealership do that? The majority of web traffic goes to the highest ranking websites and Convertus is going to show you how to move up and dominate your competitors.
Your Dealership Website
Your website is the backbone of your online presence. It is often the first touch point a car shopper has with your dealership and can determine whether or not they take their business to you. Convertus will outline how to maximize the effectiveness of your website to make sure you produce as many leads as possible.
3:00 PM
Q&A / Networking

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