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Michael Rees and John Spader to Partner for Special Session on Dealership Performance at RV Dealers Convention/Expo

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A World of Training President Michael Rees and Spader Business Management President John Spader are teaming up for a special convention session called "M Cubed - Measuring, Moving & Managing" on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. This co-presented workshop will cover important information on how to improve your business.

 First, Spader will show attendees how to access the necessary numbers for three critical performance indicators that have a direct impact on growing businesses. Then, Rees will explain how to install processes that will move these numbers forward and grow your dealership. Together, they'll share tips on how to motivate managers and other key employees to continually monitor and improve these numbers. A video preview is available for this special session.  

Attendees will learn: 

  • How to extract important measurables from their DMS and/or monthly management accounts
  • The importance of these numbers and the impact they have on the business
  • How to improve these numbers and maintain them through proper management and motivation  

Rees is a results-oriented leader with a longtime career in RV and automobile sales, management, training, and overall dealership operations. He has helped hundreds of dealers nationwide to become more successful. The author of articles for industry publications such as RV Executive Today and RVBusiness, he is also a regular workshop speaker at RVDA's annual convention and various state conventions.  His on-point topics and lively presentation style make him one of the convention's most popular speakers.   


Spader is one of the primary instructors of his company's "Total Management Workshop" and also presents other workshops and seminars on business management. He has authored many industry articles and has been invited to speak for groups including Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, North American Equipment Dealers Association, and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute.  

In addition to top-rated repeat presenters, the convention committee each year seeks out first-time speakers to keep content relevant and fresh for dealers.  Among this year's newcomers are Gabrielle Bosché of Millennial Solutions and Marcus Sheridan of Marcus Sheridan International. Bosché will present workshops on managing millennial employees and marketing to the millennial generation. Sheridan will discuss marketing to digital consumers and improving the RV customer’s buying experience.  

The convention will also feature the Solution Center, an expo of top RV industry companies that offer products and services to help dealers improve profitability. Companies interested in partnership and sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information can contact RVDA Marketing Manager Julie Newhouse at (703) 364-5518 or email her at jnewhouse@rvda.org.   

The RV Dealers Convention/Expo is sponsored by RVDA–The National RV Dealers Association, RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. Visit www.rvda.org/convention for regular updates as the convention approaches.  You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


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