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‘Gubagoo Behavioral Engagement & Analytics Technology (BEAST), and Chat and Call Centers’ selected by dealers as DrivingSales Innovation Cup Award finalist; Gubagoo to present onstage at DrivingSales Executive Summit


77636e144eecab621b92acc976ea5595.jpg?t=1West Palm Beach, FL and Salt Lake City, UT – September 22, 2014 – ‘Gubagoo Behavioral Engagement & Analytics Technology (BEAST), and Chat and Call Centers’ has been named a finalist for the DrivingSales Innovation Cup Award for the Most Innovative Dealership Solution of 2014. Gubagoo’s solution was selected by a panel of dealer judges from a very competitive field and will be presented onstage at the 2014 DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES), held October 12-14, 2014 at the Bellagio Las Vegas.


“We are very honored to have been selected as a finalist for one of our industry’s most coveted awards, especially as we were selected by those who benefit from our solution - auto dealerships,” said Brad Title, CEO of Gubagoo Inc. “We look forward to sharing how Gubagoo’s ‘BEAST’ puts a ‘brain’ behind dealership websites, turning them into supercharged conversion zones and identifying the 95% of visitors that are usually lost to dealers.”

Gubagoo is the fastest growing chat and website engagement provider for dealerships with over 1,300 dealership customers. Its technology makes anonymous website visitors identifiable, tracking every website action 24/7 (cars/pages they look at) - and decodes all those URLs/clicks to build an ever-changing visitor score -- and then targets visitors with precise/personal offers and inventory displays – and super-informed chat and call center conversations.

“For each of the past four years, The DrivingSales Innovation Cup has introduced game-changing and realistic dealership innovations to our industry, each selected by a dealer panel, and each armed with a solution designed to change our industry for the better.  We congratulate Gubagoo for joining this impressive and elite group with ‘Gubagoo Behavioral Engagement & Analytics Technology (BEAST), and Chat and Call Centers,’” said DrivingSales Founder and CEO Jared Hamilton. “We look forward to sharing Gubagoo’s progressive solution with attendees at the 2014 DrivingSales Executive Summit.”

DrivingSales created the Innovation Cup Awards to recognize solutions introduced or enhanced in 2014 whose innovative approaches have produced significant results for dealers.  Dealership solution-providers submitted applications online, vendor names were blanked out, and a panel of dealer judges selected the finalists.  Finalists will present their solution onstage for the dealer panel and attendees at the DSES on Monday, October 13th.


The Innovation Cup Award competition is part of an exciting DSES line up this year, which includes high-profile keynotes from digital expert and best-selling author Brian Solis; SEO ‘Wizard’ Rand Fishkin; eMarketer’s lead digital auto analyst, Mike Hudson; Kellogg School of Management marketing professor Florian Zettelmeyer, and online marketing pioneer, Bryan Eisenberg, as well as dealer-selected breakout sessions from industry experts and dealers on topics which offer actionable strategies designed to improve operations, effectiveness and profitability in six distinct categories: Advanced General Marketing, Dealer Operations, Mobile, Search, Website Optimization, and Social Media, and include topics ranging from wearable technology to improving dealership culture.



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For more information about the DrivingSales Executive Summit and to register before the event sells out, go to or contact  Stay tuned for DSES news as it develops on and on Participate in the conversation using #DSES as preparations continue throughout the year.


About Gubagoo 
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, and staffed by a team of veteran technologists and innovators in lead conversion, Gubagoo offers revolutionary behavioral engagement and scoring technologies for automotive websites. With a mission to provide a smarter, more cost-effective alternative to the old lead generation model, Gubagoo is the first dealership website solution that successfully makes anonymous traffic identifiable, and converts the 95% of dealer site traffic that traditionally defects. Incorporating smart predictive matching and the best chat technology available - and powered by its proprietary behavioral engagement and scoring engine, ‘B.E.A.S.T.’ - Gubagoo engages new and repeat dealer site visitors with unprecedented relevance. Over 700 dealerships, including some of the nation’s largest dealer groups, as well as OEM-certified programs, already have adopted Gubagoo-powered websites.




About The DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES)

The DrivingSales Executive Summit is where the most progressive dealers gather to collaborate and learn forward-thinking trends in automotive operations. DSES features world-renowned experts on marketing, technology and retail operations from inside and outside the industry, who provide the most valuable and actionable insights for today’s dealership professionals.  The DSES agenda is dealer-driven, ensuring the content is 100 percent focused on the needs of progressive dealers.  Only the top 10 percent of speaking applications selected by DrivingSales members make it on the agenda.


To protect the quality of the event, seating is limited and always held at a 5-diamond venue.  DSES has sold out every year.  For those interested in attending, securing seating as early as possible is recommended.  For more information, visit


About DrivingSales

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