Auto Service World
News   May 11, 2015   by Allan Janssen

CARS show to feature ‘Service Repair Leadership Forum’

Newton Greenwood

Maylan Newton (left) and Bob Greenwood will host new feature at the annual CARS / NACE conference and Expo.

Automotive consultants Bob Greenwood and Maylan Newton will team up to lead a Service Repair Leadership Forum at the Congress of Auto Repair & Service (CARS) in Detroit this summer.

The Forum is the first of its kind to be featured at the annual CARS / NACE conference and exposition, taking place at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan on July 21 – 25.

Newton, the CEO and senior director of Educational Seminars Institute (ESi), and Greenwood, president and CEO of the Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Center (AAEC), will moderate and deliver training at the Forum on Friday, July 24th.

The forum will provide the industry with an opportunity to discuss issues, share knowledge, network with decision-makers, and gain insight into the future of the industry.

SRLF, limited to 200 attendees, is open to all individuals and companies interested in advancing the automotive industry.

To celebrate the inauguration of the event, a private reception will be held Thursday, July 23rd from 4 – 6 pm. The SRLF Forum will begin at 7:30 am on Friday and conclude at 1:00 pm.

Space is limited, but you can reserve your spot today!

This event will mark Newton and Greenwood’s first time partnering. They will instruct two programs at the Forum, in addition to acting as co-Masters of Ceremony.

The first program, entitled Marketing in Today’s World without Mentioning Price, will address marketing in the industry.

The second program will address shop profitability and efficiency, entitled True Numbers and Opening Your Eyes to Profitability & Efficiency.

Other topics include:

* The State of the Industry;

* Parts Quality;

* Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspections ;

* Multi Shop Operators; and

* Emissions Programs.

Donny Seyfer, co-owner of Seyfer Automotive, Inc. and chairman of ASA, said, “We are very excited about the inaugural year of our Service and Repair Leadership Forum. ASA has created another first for CARS by providing our attendees access to the people who shape and change the industry. Attending this program and all of the CARS programs will give you a competitive advantage in all facets of your business.”

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