CD Show Seminars
Leadership and Decision-Making
Andi Gray
Strategy Leaders

Leadership is a complex topic. The job of every leader is to cultivate and protect trust, especially with employees. Teach people how to make good decisions, and expose them early and often to the training they’ll need to become successful leaders. Do you have a decision-making system built? Do your employees know their boundaries? Are they allowed to fail, in order to learn?

How to Compensate and Motivate Employees: Including Chauffeurs, Reservations, Dispatch, Sales, and Other Office Staff
Kristen Carroll
Grace Limousine and The LMC Group

Data derived from a recent survey (conducted by Chauffeur Driven and The LMC Group) of a broad range of operators is the foundation for this session, which teaches you how to make sure your entire staff is compensated in a way that makes them want to work harder … and smarter. It’ll provide the perfect benchmarking tool and each employee type is addressed.

Improving Operational Efficiency Through Productivity Tools and Technology
Jason Sharenow
Broadway Elite
Tony Simon
Reston Limousine

Experienced operators will share insights about the latest products and help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of new technologies and current techniques. Whether it's an app, telephony, or a new back-office system, our experts will help you become a more efficient and cost-conscious operation, while making the most of your budget.

Differentiating Your Company When Prospecting Clients and Throughout the Sales Process
Lenore D'
Cognizant Strategy Management
Raymond Cheng
Black Pearl Transportation

Learn innovative secrets and challenge yourself with role-playing and real-world scenarios to dramatically increase sales. Find out how to create an effective value proposition, build an objection portfolio, get past the gatekeeper, address a single prospect vs. a group, and better identify different personality types.

Technology Panel
Evan Michaels
Coastal Car Worldwide PowWow Smart
Bill Faeth
Inbound Marketing Agents
Carl Haley
Grand Avenue Worldwide

This progressive and fast-paced panel discussion will focus on essential and cutting-edge productivity tools (including CRM, tablet technology, and apps) to help you manage and get the most out of your business, employees, and time. There will also be special guests to discuss the industry’s hottest topic...Uber.

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Buses and Motorcoaches:
When to Farm Out and When to Add Them to Your Fleet
Dan Goff
A Goff Limousine
Jeff Shanker
A-1 Limousine
No Audio Available for this Seminar

Consistent, steady profits can be earned with highly-coveted bus/shuttle contracts, but adding a bus or motorcoach to your fleet is a big step. This seminar offers benchmarks for when it’s better to rely on partners or time to stop farming out and "add metal." Special licensing, maintenance, and other "need to know" details will also be discussed.

How to Market Your Brand Effectively, Affordably & Consistently
Pat Charla
DriveProfit
Jennifer Wong
DriveProfit

There are many components to the machine that drives customers to your door. There is no one size fits all when it comes to marketing. This workshop will help you coordinate traditional and state-of-the-art marketing avenues to build a brand that is consistent, eliminates wasted efforts, and opens the floodgates to prospects – all within your budget. You will learn how to prepare a marketing budget and implement a well-rounded campaign across multiple platforms.

No Audio Available for this Seminar
2013 State of the Industry
David Seelinger
Empire CLS

As one of the industry’s most progressive-thinking and technologically savvy business leaders, Seelinger will inspire you as much as he will educate and challenge you to look at the industry through a different lens. Over the last 33 years, Seelinger has built EmpireCLS into one of the largest networks in the country, providing safe transportation in over 700 cities worldwide, thanks to a blend of excellent customer service, environmental efficiency, and cutting-edge technology.

Building a Healthy Work Environment & Effectively Handling Critical HR Issues
Randi Busse
Workforce
Development Group
Tony Simon
Reston Limousine
 

Learn how to flush out toxic drama at the office and create a more productive working environment with this workshop. Encourage innovation, increase productivity, and improve morale by determining who works best in what role and delegating tasks appropriately.

Creating Value in Your Business & Developing an Exit Strategy
Andi Gray
Strategy Leaders
 
 
Spencer Tenney
The Tenney Group
 
 
Jason Sharenow
Broadway Elite
Chauffeured Services
Worldwide

Building value in your company today, and into the future, will dramatically improve your options when it’s inevitably time to retire. Consider this seminar part of your retirement plan as it teaches you a winning exit strategy, along with proven techniques for making your business more attractive to potential suitors.