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09.23.2011– Seattle, WA — Dealer Marketing Magazine announced that it will be an official Media Sponsor for the third annual DrivingSales Executive Summit 2011 (DSES) to be held Sunday, October 9 through Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Bellagio Las Vegas. The DrivingSales Executive Summit is 100% Dealer driven and Vendor neutral, with invitation only speakers and unique industry events designed to prepare dealerships to prosper in 2012 and beyond. Over the next few weeks, Dealer Marketing Magazine will bring you the latest updates and previews for this industry leading event; visit www.DealerMarketing.com for the latest.
“Dealer Marketing Magazine is proud to sponsor the DrivingSales Executive Summit, because we believe strongly in the value of dealer education and training,” explains Michael Bowen, Editor in Chief of Dealer Marketing Magazine. “From social media and search marketing to lead management and inventory management, DSES is the place to learn from the experts.”
Dealer Marketing Magazine has arranged for a limited number of its readers to receive a $100.00 discount off of the lowest published registration fee. The supply of discounts is limited, however, visit www.DealerMarketing.com/DrivingSales to learn more and register for the event.
The DrivingSales Executive Summit strives to bring dealers the information they need to succeed. That’s why there is a strict dealer to vendor ratio and the agenda is 100% dealer driven. All of the presentations are vendor neutral and designed to give dealers the information they need to succeed. Speakers have been chosen from inside and outside the auto dealership industry for their expertise and what they can teach dealers. The agenda covers everything from “The Future of Dealership Websites” with Jared Hamilton, “Location Based Marketing” with Aaron Strout, and “The Most Important Ranking Factors for Your Dealership in 2012” with Brian Pasch to presentations from Jonika Hoomes and Tae E. Kim from Google and Rob Siefker from Zappos.com. To view the entire agenda, visit http://drivingsalesexecutivesummit.com/2011_agenda/
To register with the discount from Dealer Marketing Magazine, visit www.DealerMarketing.com/DrivingSales. For more information and to learn about the agenda, visit www.DrivingSalesExecutiveSummit.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Dealer Marketing Magazine on www.twitter.com/DealerMarketing and follow DSES news as it develops on www.twitter.com/drivingsales using #DSES and on facebook.com/drivingsales.
About Dealer Marketing Magazine
Dealer Marketing Magazine was started by ad agency veteran, Brett Stevenson in Seattle, Washington. A team of auto marketing experts, led by Editor in Chief Michael Bowen, currently produce it. The Dealer Marketing Magazine staff is dedicated to providing auto dealers nationwide with a relevant one-stop resource for their advertising, marketing, sales, education, and business development needs. Every month, Dealer Marketing Magazine is mailed to over 20,000 auto dealers in the U.S. and Canada (most new car dealers and the nation's top used car dealers) and more than 1,000 industry-affiliated professionals.
Dealer Marketing Magazine is a business tool designed to give dealers an edge over their competition. Our expert columnists educate dealers on how to create a compelling television advertising campaign, how to increase F&I penetration, how to market the parts and service department, and how to manage and monitor online dealership reputations, just to name a few.
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DrivingSales is the auto industry’s fastest-growing, most influential trade media property focused on delivering actionable profit-building information to auto retailers and industry professionals. DrivingSales’ media network includes flagship property DrivingSales.com (www.drivingsales.com), the world’s largest car dealer social network where thousands of dealership professionals collaborate and share best practices in a 20-group style setting; DrivingSalesTV (www.drivingsalestv.com), an interactive web channel which helps car dealers and auto professionals keep tabs on their industry and emerging technologies 24/7; DrivingSales University, an on-demand training platform where dealerships learn the latest web strategies from top e-commerce experts; DrivingSales Executive Summit (DSES) the industry’s leading conference where progressive dealers collaborate and learn from world renowned experts, and DrivingSales Dealership Innovation Guide, a quarterly free publication featuring case studies of the industry’s most innovative dealerships, solutions and best practices.
DrivingSales encourages innovation and excellence in the industry with its annual Dealer Satisfaction and Innovation Cup Awards, whose winners are determined solely by the dealer community. Founded by Jared Hamilton, a third generation car dealer, DrivingSales was named one of ten social media gambits for 2009 by Automotive News and one of the Top 10 Companies to Watch by Auto Success Magazine.