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2020 ADS Convention Speakers
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What’s in store for your industry and your business over the next year? How can you thrive in this competitive marketplace? ADS has assembled top-notch speakers and industry experts for the ADS Convention. See below for scheduled speakers and presentation descriptions. Additional details will be released as we move closer to the event.

Presentations

 Alliant Power
Technical Seminar
Nate Breunig, Senior Manager-National Accounts

AE Tools & Computers
Technical Seminar
Joey Hendrich, Co-Owner

Cummins Inc.
Technical Seminar
John Hughes, Product Market Manager

DENSO
Technical Seminar
Andrew Shlatz, National Sales Manager

PurePower Technologies
Technical Seminar
Chris Dye, Sales Manager

Lucas Diesel Systems
Technical Seminar
Mike Rayne, Lucas Diesel Systems Board Member

Delphi Technologies
Technical Seminar
Simon Lynch, IAM Sales Manager - Diesel Aftermarket

 

Convention Sessions

TRADE SHOWS 101 - Back to BasicsNAVIGATING TRADE SHOWS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS
moderated by Warren Stewart, Industrial Diesel Inc. 

While there is no doubt that attending trade shows is good for business, getting the most out of the experience can be tricky. The more time you dedicate to planning, the more successful the show will be for your bottom line. Today’s shows are massive and can be overwhelming. So much to do – so little time. HDAW is a case in point. Several organizations under one roof. 3 Days. 3,000 + attendees. 500 + exhibitors.  Speakers, seminars and demonstrations. Where do you start? – The key is to Plan Ahead.

Showing up to a trade show of this size without a strategy could be a waste of time and money. Before anything else, you need to define your goals. What do you and your company hope to achieve? Are you there to generate sales, build new relationships, research the competition, or learn about the latest trends and innovations? None of your objectives will be realized without a clear and SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely) plan to identify what you can do and who you should meet to achieve your goals. The more time you dedicate to planning, the more successful the show will be for your bottom line. A panel of experienced individuals (TBA) and moderated by Warren Stewart will give you tips on navigating tradeshows to grow your business.


Growing and Keeping Your Best Assets: People
Homer Hogg, Director of Technical Service,
Travel Centers of America

Homer Hogg, director of technical service for TA/Petro will help ADS Member attendees of the ADS 2020 Convention with ideas and best practices to prevent turnover, recruit the best people in the business, and keep customers coming back during a seminar entitled “Growing and Keeping Your Best Assets: People”. Homer will share what high performing organizations do to make sure they have the right people working in the right positions, and he will deliver a list of tangible action items and new resources to the attendees that they can tailor to implement in their own businesses.

 


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