2016 Dealer Summit

March 9, 2016 | GIADA in Austell, GA

About the Event

This educational forum is offered at no cost and will feature industry experts sharing best practices and tips to grow your business! Gain a competitive advantage and the chance to win a free iPad just for attending!

Top 3 Reasons our Dealer Summit is a must-attend event:

1. One of a Kind: We're offering so much more than a simple, traditional workshop like those presented by other companies. At Dealer Summit, you'll hear best practices on sourcing, buying and selling your inventory – information you can immediately start putting into practice!

2. Learn From the Best: Our speakers have more than 90 years of combined experience in the automotive industry and can speak directly to the needs of independent dealers. Data and buying habits will be presented by companies such as Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and vAuto – just to name a few!

3. Absolutely No Cost to Register! Dealers Summit is offered free of charge as a way to thank you for your valued business. Come enjoy a day of educational materials and leave with new insights on how to best reach your customers – with no hidden sales gimmicks, compliments of NextGear Capital.

The Speakers

Will Chandler

Will Chandler

South Atlantic Regional Director NextGear Capital

Paul John

Paul John

Executive Director GIADA

Kyla Thompson

Kyla Thompson

Product Specialist Georgia Region, vAuto

Micah Birkholz

Micah Birkholz

Dealer Educator Cox Automotive



Registration & Breakfast


Welcome Remarks:
Will Chandler, Regional Director, South Atlantic, NextGear Capital
Paul John, Executive Director, GIADA


Will Chandler, Regional Director, South Atlantic, NextGear Capital

Financing Your Inventory for Growth

Like most retail businesses, your biggest expense is your inventory. So how do you avoid getting stuck on the hamster wheel of purchases, fundings, payoffs? Answer: by leveraging multiple strategies to creatively and proactively manage your inventory financing. From floor planning and bank lines to cash and even private investors, discover new ways to stay ahead of the game and position your dealership for healthy, responsible growth.


Kyla Thompson, Product Specialist, Georgia Region, vAuto

Velocity Management and Industry Insights

Does the size of your dealership dictate the level of your success? It doesn’t have to! You can be as successful as you want to be…no limitations!!!



The summit will take place on Wednesday, March 9 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.Again, you are invited to attend at no cost and your RSVP secures you access to all handouts, educational sessions, breaks and luncheon compliments of NextGear Capital*.Dress is business casual, and all business sessions will take place at GIADA, 6903 Oak Ridge Commerce Way, Austell, GA 30168, phone 770.745.9650.

Contact us for further information or questions


Lori Kahre, NextGear Capital

317.975.2657 lori.kahre@nextgearcapital.com


Stacey DeClue, NextGear Capital

317.975.2654 stacey.declue@nextgearcapital.com


“This was beyond my expectations! Thank you for putting this together.”

– Grace Izquierdo , Arrive Auto Sales

“The summit was a great experience”

– Vasiliy Fedorov , Amati Auto Group

“Lot of good stuff, I loved it!”

– Debra Graves , Allstar Car Sales

“Extremely informative, really enjoyed it.”

– Asheesh Krishan , Auto Value Finance