September 18, 2019 | InterContinental Chicago
The first and only people strategy summit for retail automotive
Elevate Your Team
Prepare your dealership for tomorrow by joining fellow retail automotive HR leaders, along with their General Managers and Dealer Principals from across the country. At Elevate 2019, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss strategy and tactically build your 2020 people strategy.
A provided People Strategy Playbook will guide the day’s discussions. We’ll focus on hiring and talent management trends, outline competencies, and formally develop plans to set your dealership up for success in 2020.
Glean insights from your peers and industry thought leaders in both large- and small-group discussions. Attend Elevate so you don’t miss the opportunity to connect, collaborate and champion the people side of your dealership.
Who Should Attend
From DPs and GMs to HR directors, sales and fixed ops managers, Elevate will benefit those looking to get ahead on the people side of the business.
Join us at the only people strategy summit in retail automotive for a full day of knowledge sharing, working sessions, and actionable takeaways to build your best dealership team.
Elevate is great for all dealership professionals:
- Dealer Principals
- Chief Financial Officers
- General Managers
- HR Executives
- Fixed-Ops Managers
All sessions will be non-promotional and purely educational in nature. The goal is to provide high-quality material with tactical take-aways through a mix of practical, leadership and inspirational content.
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Opening by Jason Stein, Vice President/Publisher at Automotive News and Adam Robinson, Co-Founder and CEO at Hireology
Content Highlights: The importance of people operations in automotive retail and why Automotive News and Hireology will partner for Elevate and other events over the next three years.
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Keynote: Cheryl Miller, newly-appointed CEO at AutoNation
Content Highlights: How the largest dealership group is thinking about its people strategy to drive growth and performance.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Keynote: Adam Robinson, Co-Founder and CEO at Hireology
Content Highlights: Why you need to put people at the center of your business model; creating a compelling customer experience for your ultimate customer – your people.
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
NADA Economics & Composite, Co-Presented by NADA and Hireology
Content Highlights: Industry benchmarks and insights on the state of human capital in retail automotive.
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Human Capital KPI Workshop
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Recruitment Marketing Panel: Led by Jason Stein, Vice President/Publisher at Automotive News
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Recruitment Marketing Best Practices Workshop
Content Highlights: As a table and led by an expert moderator, discuss best practices and share other strategies to drive recruitment marketing results.
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Tamara Darvish, President, U.S. Operations, AutoCanada
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Q&A with Tamara Darvish
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Denise Bindelglass, Chief Human Resources Officer, ActiveCampaign
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Q&A with Denise Bindelglass
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Trolleys to Cocktail Hour at the Four Seasons, Chicago
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Elevate 2019 - General Admission
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Elevate 2019 - Rooftop Special
- General admission pricing for three registrations for dealership personnel.
AutoNews Retail Forum & Elevate 2019
- General admission pricing for one registration for dealership personnel.
Join us at Elevate Chicago
We’ll be at the InterContinental Chicago on September 18th:
Easily accessible via O’Hare and Midway airports.
505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: (312) 944-4100