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Dealer Best Idea Contest Finalists at #DSES

DrivingSales is all about pushing the boundaries of innovation in the automotive industry and helping dealers become more profitable as a result.  However, we’re not the only one with this same desire; our industry is riddled with individuals who do the same thing.  That’s why we created the Dealer Best Idea Contest – to recognize the today’s most innovative auto dealership strategies, driven by dealers themselves.

Congratulations to the following Dealer Best Idea Contest Finalists, who will be presenting their strategies in a head to head competition on stage at the 4th annual DrivingSales Executive Summit On Monday, October 22nd.  Register here to see the competition live!



  • Daniel Boismier, Internet Director from the Suburban Collection, on Gamifying & Socializing the Shopping Experience
  • Alan Krutsch, Director of Marketing at Walser Automotive Group, on the “I’ll Take It” Button
  • Wendy Lowen, Internet Manager for Park Chrysler Jeep, on the Valet Appraisal Service
  • Matthew Smith, Marketing Manager at Darling’s Automotive, with Be relevant. Be social.
  • Bryan Wilson, eCommerce Director at Ehrlich Group, discussing Increasing Reviews

The competition was more competitive than ever this year and we’re eager to acknowledge their progressive nature.  Thank you to all of those who submitted creative ideas and congrats to all of the finalists!

Tickets are running out for #DSES and registration won’t be open much longer.  Be sure to reserve your seat by registering today!

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