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Dealership Minds Summit 2013

Dealership Minds Summit 2013Farm Equipment's Dealership Minds Summit was held in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Kansas City Convention Center on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013.

The meeting was a one-of-a-kind, first-ever conference & networking event for dealer-principals, top-level management & executives from farm equipment dealerships of all colors throughout North America.

A total of 108 gathered in Kansas City for the inaugural meeting.

Here are just some of the presentations that were made at the event.

DEALER-TO-DEALER PANEL: SUCCESSION PLANNING

Preparing the Next-Generation to Take Over

 

Preparing the
Next-Generation to Take Over

Presented by: Tim Young, General Manager, Young’s Equipment (2009 Dealership of the Year)

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Recruiting, Retaining & Rewarding: RDO’s Home-Grown Succession Plan

Recruiting, Retaining & Rewarding: RDO’s Home-Grown Succession Plan

Presented by: Keith Kreps, Vice President of Agriculture, RDO Equipment Co. (2010 Dealership of the Year)

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Succession Planning & The ESOP Solution

Succession Planning &
The ESOP Solution

Presented by: Clint Schnoor, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Agri-Service Inc. (2012 Best-in-Class Dealership)

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Building A Multi-Owner Board of Directors

Building A Multi-Owner
Board of Directors

Presented by: Mark Foster, Ag Division Manager, Birkey’s Farm Stores Inc. (2007 Dealership of the Year)

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Going Public

Going Public

Presented by: David Meyer, Chairman & CEO of Titan Machinery Inc. (2006 Dealership of the Year)

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DEALER-TO-DEALER PANEL: MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS

Is Absorption Rate All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Is Absorption Rate All
It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Presented by: Eric Johnson, Partner, Johnson Tractor Inc. (2012 Dealership of the Year)

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Market Share vs. Profitability

Market Share vs. Profitability

Presented by: Mike Hedge, CFO, Treasurer and Shareholder, Birkey’s Farm Stores Inc. (2007 Dealership of the Year)

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Bigger Ain’t Always Better

Bigger Ain’t Always Better

Presented by: Gordon Thompson, General Manager, Moker & Thompson (2012 Best-in-Class Dealership)

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Shortlines vs. Brand-Pure Dealers

Shortlines vs. Brand-Pure Dealers

Presented by: Todd Kunau, President & CEO, Kunau Implement (2008 Best in Class Dealer)

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DEALER-TO-DEALER PANEL: THE NUMBERS SIDE OF MARKETING

Creating a Marketing Vision

Creating a Marketing Vision

Presented by: Tim Young, Young’s Equipment (2009 Dealership of the Year)

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Applying ‘Outside’ Marketing Theories to Iron Peddling

Applying ‘Outside’ Marketing Theories to Iron Peddling

Presented by: Laird Munro, Director, Marketing and Communications, Rocky Mountain Equipment (2008 Dealership of the Year)

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What Really Happens in the Marketing Foxhole

What Really Happens in the Marketing Foxhole

Presented by: Quint Campbell, Marketing Manager, Birkey’s Farm Stores Inc. (2007 Dealership of the Year)

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The 2013 Dealership Minds Summit is sponsored by:

Versatile

GBGI

IRON Solutions

AGTRON

Orthman

DIS

Horsch Anderson

Agri-Trend

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