The editors of Farm Equipment have announced the Roundtables lineup for the 2015 Dealership Minds Summit (Jan. 13-14, 2015, Cincinnati). Survey results of the attendees at the 2013 Dealership Minds Summit showed that the 6 Roundtables held at the last event were among the highest-scored learning formats, and planners expanded the format to include 10 concurrent topics for 2015.

Peer-to-Peer Roundtable DiscussionThe Roundtable Topics chosen for the 2015 event are consistent with the meeting’s theme on “Transitioning the Next Generation.” During this special 90-minute session in Cincinnati, dealers and their teams can choose 1 (or more) of the topics below for informal, face-to-face dialog and exchanges with their peers.

1. Specific Challenges for Small-Store Dealerships (1 to 3 stores)
2. Trouble Areas Exchanged ... What’s Your Mulligan (‘Do-Over’)?
3. Org. Structures for Precision Farming Departments
4. Change Management & Team Buy-In
5. Third-Party Guidance: What, Why & When
6. Millennials: Motivations & Methods
7. Talent Inventory: Is Time Right to Grow?
8. Owner(s) Hit by Bus: What’s Your Plan?
9. Pros/Cons of a Board of Directors
10. Strategies for Retention & Reward of Key Personnel

About the Dealership Minds Summit: The once-every-two-years event will be held January 13-14, 2015 at the Historic Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. Limited seating is available. For more info and to register (Early Bird Deadline: 10-15-14), click here