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Stay Tuned for Rockstar Vegas May 14-15, 2018



7:30-8:30 Breakfast & Registration

OPENING KEYNOTE: Sorting Sh*t from Shinola

Speaker: Frank Lopes
8:30 – 9:10

In Frank’s opening keynote he will help your dealership learn who to do business with and who to avoid. Frank J. Lopes will give you tips for identifying sh*tty vendors, help you learn how to spot a sh*tty vendor before you hire them.

Speaker Session: BDC Uncut

Speaker: Josh Mitchell
9:25 – 10:05

Josh Mitchell was a favorite of attendees at the Rockstar Auto Conference in Dallas, Texas and he is bringing even more to the November 2017 Rockstar Auto Conference in Las Vegas. Learn how to create and run a successful BDC in this session.

Speaker Session: Turn Likes into Leads with Facebook Data

Speaker: Sean Williams
10:15 – 10:55

Everyone knows that Facebook DOMINATES social media but how do you take a social network, and turn it into a revenue opportunity for your dealership? In this information packed session, Sean will show you how!

Speaker Session: 50 Things a General Manager Must Do Every Week

Speaker: Jim Ziegler
11:10 – 11:55

Whether you are already an Executive Manager, or just aspiring to be, the Alpha Dawg Jim Ziegler’s powerful session will give you a foundation to build a career plan that ensures success.

12:00-12:45 LUNCH BREAK

Panel Session - ``Freshen Up`` A DealerRefresh Panel Discussion

Moderator: Ryan Gerardi
1:00 – 1:45

‘Show Me the Money!” – Ryan Gerardi will be moderating a panel discussion centered around the growing complexity and controversy of marketing attribution in auto retail and how that affects dealer relationships with Third Party Lead Providers, Website Providers, and Advertising Partners such as Google and Facebook.

Speaker Session: Manage your team like a Boss!

Speaker: Subi Ghosh
2:00 – 2:40

You’re a manager! You’ve worked so hard to get here and prove to everyone how awesome you are at your job and they finally promoted you. Now what? Subi Ghosh will highlight areas for improvement, tactics to strengthen your managerial skills, and create a path of success to become a great leader.

Speaker Session: Yelp! Sucks But Rockstars Can Handle It

Speaker: Jay Skowron
2:45 – 3:25

In Jay’s session you’re going to learn how to handle your online reputation like a Rockstar. Attendees will understand the best ways to respond to reviews, understand why you get bad reviews and the best tactics for dealing with the occasional unfair reviews.

CLOSING KEYNOTE: How to be a Rockstar Taught by a Rockstar

Speaker: Mike Davenport
3:30 – 4:15

In this session you’ll learn how to get 4-5 extra deals per month and make yourself a rockstar. Mike Davenport is the epitome of a true Rockstar when it comes to Automotive Sales and this session is going to help people on the leadership team learn what it takes to groom your staff for ongoing sales growth!

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

OPENING SESSION - ROCK the Objection Slashing through your objections LIVE!

Speaker: Tony Dupaquier
8:30 – 9:10

Every day in the dealership we face objections; from sales customers, our sales team, the service department and from the customer not want to purchase F&I products. ROCK the Objection will provide solutions to any objection you face in the dealership of today.

Speaker Session: Epic data for Rockstars

Speaker: Matt Raymond
9:20 – 10:00

Matt Raymond has been speaking all over the country helping dealers learn how to maximize their marketing spend, measure their results and figure out true ROI. The good news for you is many of your competitors aren’t listening!

Speaker Session: Pulling the Curtain Back on Paid Search Search and Social Media Marketing

Speaker: Chris Hill
10:10 – 10:50

Chris will be pulling back the curtain on the proverbial wizardry known as paid search. He’ll be explaining the ways paid search on Google and various other social media sites works.

Speaker Session: Leadership in Communication

Speaker: Joey Little
11:00 – 11:40

Bad Communication at the Dealership is Costing you Thousands and Joey Little is going to show you three ways that improved communication increases your bottom line.

11:45-12:05 Rockstar Musical Chairs Special Session
12:10-12:50 LUNCH BREAK

Speaker Session: Crush Training Like a Samurai

Speaker: Big Tom LaPointe
1:00 – 1:40

Bit Tom Lapointe is going to show dealers how rockstars can grow from the techniques and commitment of legendary warriors. Training is critical not only to compete, but to dominate the industry, you have to take it to another level.

Speaker Session: The Best Offense Is A Good Defense

Speaker: Scott Pechstein
1:50 – 2:30

Dealers need a solid conquest defense and offense with proven strategies that optimize communication and sales processes to keep consumers in your brand and at your store and this has to be done while reaching and engaging with a broader range of competitive consumers to drive more sales.

Speaker Session: What Happens When You Combine Text Messaging with Facebook Ads

Speaker: Jason Girdner
2:45 – 3:25

In this awesome session, Jason will show you actual techniques to run Facebook ads that convert into text messages. You will learn the importance and impact of Facebook and SMS Text Messaging, then he’ll show you a plan for proven success!


The Rockstar Auto Conference is packed with topics on every area that your dealership wants to improve.

The Hottest New Automotive Conference is Back again and better than ever!

November 13-14th 2017 the Rockstar Auto Conference is bringing the best Automotive Conference experience to The D Hotel in Las Vegas Nevada. If you’ve been searching for better conference experience, the Rockstar Auto Conference offers the best information for automotive industry leaders!

Learn to Improve your Dealership performance in areas like Automotive Sales Leadership, Mobile Marketing, SEO, SEM, Video Marketing, BDC success, Sales Strategies and Social Marketing, this is the conference event you want to attend.

This is the Automotive Industry Conference Event That Every Car Dealer Has Been Waiting For.

What You’ll Get:

  • The most RELEVANT information from the best automotive industry experts
  • QUALITY information you can use to make money at your store
  • EVERY speaker in one room so you experience every moment
  • UNIQUE information that you won’t find at any other conference
  • An EXPERIENCE that is like none other
  • A renewed MOTIVATION and DESIRE to ROCK your dealership

Relevant Speakers

Each speaker is a true expert in their field.

Valuable Topics

Everything you want: SEO, SEM, PPC, BDC, Leadership, Sales, Social, Video and more from top Auto Industry Experts.

Food and Beverages

We’ll make sure breakfast and lunch are handled so you’re fueled for each day.

Legendary Consultations

Real conversations with rockstar automotive industry veterans.

Rockstar Materials

Take home the information you learned in your very own Rockstar Manual. Plus hook up on Touring a Touring T and other cool stuff.

Register to join the Auto Industry Elite at the Rockstar Auto Conference today!

Contact us:

(269) 775-0002



Rockstar Auto Conference Venue and Hotel

Rockstar Auto Conference 2017 is Being Held at the D Hotel in Las Vegas

Imagine the ultimate party in your own private sanctuary of rest and relaxation. At 34-stories high, with 629 deluxe rooms, the D Casino Hotel Las Vegas is your perfect fantasy playground and ultimate education space November 13-14th at the Rockstar Auto Conference.

You can enjoy the comforts of a luxury room plus all of the high energy fun and entertainment that Las Vegas has to offer.

Rooms Include

  • In-Room Safe
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • High Speed Internet
  • Desktop USB Port

Amenities Include

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • A Refreshing Pool
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 24 Hour Fitness Center

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