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Networking Opportunities

Connect with hundreds of attendees just like you that can be your resource when you have questions.
This once a year opportunity is your chance to discuss ideas and get feedback from your industry peers. 

ADS Golf Outing
Monday, July 29
8:00 am - 12:45 pm

The ADS Golf Outing will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek
Golf Club: a par-72 championship golf course designed by
Arnold Palmer Design Company and is set along the historic
Shingle Creek headwaters of the Everglades. 

Get-Acquainted Reception
Tuesday, July 30
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the start to another Convention & Trade Show and
join us for an opportunity to meet and greet industry peers
and friends while getting a glimpse of the many products and
supplies available by the 2019 exhibitors.  

Networking Luncheons
Wednesday, July 31, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Thursday, August 1, 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Expand your peer network, enjoy lunch with someone you
don’t know or sit down with an old acquaintance. Use this
time to discuss what you’ve learned so far at the Convention,
troubleshoot business questions or just have a good dialogue
with a like-minded peer. 

Owners Collaboration Meeting
Wednesday, July 31
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Exclusively for Owners of Service Dealers, the meeting is all
about the problems faced by upper level management and
owners, and ways to get through the problems of today’s
industry changes. Senior level management and owners
will meet in an environment where they can relax and
openly discuss issues including difficulties with stock,
repair, sales, and more.


Forerunners Annual Meeting/Networking 
Wednesday, July 31
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Attendees 40-years-old or younger - join the ADS Forerunners,
the “up and coming” generation and the future of the industry
for this year’s networking event. This is your chance to start
building or expanding your network of industry
peers and prepare to take ADS and the industry into the
future. Volleyball will be available outside of the
Lake Toho room. If you’d like to participate, please
come dressed for competition and fill out the waiver.  

Latin America General Meeting
Thursday, August 1
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Gather and network with fellow Latin American ADS Members
and learn about opportunities for involvement. Contact David
Fehling for more information at 

Informal Networking at Cat-Tails Pool Bar & Grille
Friday, August, 2
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Get out of the meeting rooms and into the sunshine! Join your
colleagues for informal networking poolside on Friday afternoon.
Cash bar available. No formal programming, just an opportunity
to enjoy the scenery, sunshine, and your colleagues.  

Closing Reception Featuring Dueling Pianos
Friday, August 2
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join your ADS colleagues on Friday, August 2, for a final
evening of networking, food, music and laughter. The Closing
Reception is a great way to conclude your networking time
at Diesel Week in an informal setting. Following dinner, there
will be a memorable dueling piano performance exclusively
for ADS guests. The closing reception is included with all
registrations including attendee, exhibitor, spouse/companion
and child registrations.