Email lists. Mailing lists. Databases. What do these have in common? They are all offered for sale just about everywhere you look these days. And contacts are cash in most of today’s businesses. But Used Car Week offers something that, you guessed it — money can’t buy. Our attendee list, which is never offered for sale, is exclusively provided...
October 29, 2018
Digital evolution (or revolution?), inventory solutions, compliance, standardization...what do all these things have in common? They are top of mind for many in the auction and remarketing industry as we approach Used Car Week 2018, Nov. 12-16 in Scottsdale, Ariz. And the second block of Used Car Week — the National Remarketing Conference and the National Auto Auction Association...
October 18, 2018
Dealers, take note. Not only do you receive a free pass to the first block of Used Car Week — consisting of the Pre-Owned Con, Repo Con and the Auto Fin Con — but the team at UCW has been busy crafting an agenda designed to make it worth it for you to get out
October 11, 2018
So, you could probably stop reading this blog post after the next sentence — IF you take it to heart: Don’t wait to register for Used Car Week, because the Early Bird registration deadline is this Tuesday, Oct. 16. So, let me paint a picture for you. You’re planning on going to UCW — the
October 8, 2018
Big data. How you can use it — or shouldn’t. Changes in regulators. Should I be paying more attention to state or federal regulations, the CFPB or state Attorney Generals? The ins and outs of GPS systems and how you can use them. The list goes on. There’s no doubt about it. The sands are
September 28, 2018
So, you’ve seen the emails. You’ve seen the ads. And maybe you’ve checked out the Used Car Week website. But for those of you who still aren’t sure you fit the profile of an attendee at Used Car Week — let me help change your mind. How, you ask? Well, because, if you work in the automotive industry —...
September 20, 2018
Cyber criminals? Aren’t ‘physical’ criminals enough to deal with? A nice thought, yeah, but for dealerships, finance companies, credit bureaus and more players in the automotive space, the reality is quite different. In fact, cyber threats are top-of-mind for many of these institutions. That’s why cybersecurity is a focus during the upcoming Used Car Week events, to be held...
September 17, 2018
Yes, employees make a company — that’s true. But only when a workplace is supportive, inspiring, organized and inclusive will employees truly rise to their full potential. In other words, a workplace environment can make or break a job, regardless of the potential of that employee. Good managers beget good employees — and therefore, great future leaders.
September 10, 2018
The automotive industry has come a long way in terms of crushing stereotypes, modernizing and diversifying the industry — and the auto business culture as a whole. For women in automotive, specifically, in recent years the industry has come together to create leadership pathways to the top and provide career development opportunities. Although as with
August 30, 2018
It’s true of any industry — or any era — a new generation serves to usher in change, and oftentimes, a lot of it. Did Baby Boomers foresee the social media boom, and the impact it would have on future generations? Maybe a few, but most probably didn’t consider we would one day be posting