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News   May 11, 2015   by Auto Service World

Maylan Newton & Bob Greenwood to Lead CARS Inaugural Service Repair Leadership Forum

#aftermarket – CARS, the premier event for automotive service professionals, has announced the involvement of Maylan Newton, CEO and senior director of ESi, and Bob Greenwood, president/CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Center, Ltd., in the inaugural Service Repair Leadership Forum (SRLF). Newton and Greenwood will moderate and deliver training at the Forum on Friday, July 24th during the NACE | CARS 2015 conference and exposition, taking place at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan on July 21 – 25.

#aftermarket -The Service Repair Leadership Forum (SRLF) is comprised of leadership from all industry segments in the automotive service repair industry. The Forum provides the industry 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.

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

Other topics include:

* The State of the Industry – The current state of repair shops, technicians, consumers and vehicles

* Parts Quality – Identify how suppliers impact the quality of parts and the impact of returns

* Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspections – International & US perspective with moderator Bob Redding

* Multi Shop Operators – Growing beyond the first location

SRLF will conclude with a presentation on Emissions Programs.

Donny Seyfer, Co-Owner of Seyfer Automotive, Inc. and Chairman of ASA, stated, “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.”

No other event brings all facets of the automotive industry together like NACE | CARS. Targeting business owners, management and technicians, this conference & exposition brings together all market segments for the latest and most comprehensive repair solutions, services, education, products and technology. NACE | CARS is the best source of industry education & training, networking and world-class exhibits for all segments of the automotive service and repair industry.

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