Sponsors of the Dealership Minds Summit

Thank you to our Title Sponsors for their on-going commitment to the ag equipment industry through their support of the 2018 Dealership Minds Summit.

If you are a top solution provider and would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities for the 2018 Summit, contact Dealership Minds Summit marketing manager, Dallas Ziebell: dziebell@lessitermedia.com.

2018 Dealership Minds Summit Title Sponsors:



For 106 years, Yanmar has strived for a sustainable future through their world-leading agriculture and construction equipment, energy systems, and industrial and marine engines. Their commitment to sustainability starts with their company headquarters and international research institutes and leads to providing the best and most environmentally efficient options to their customers.


Fastline Media Group

Fastline Media Group

Fastline Media Group has been serving the American farmer and rancher since 1978. With different target audiences, Fastline Media Group offers a full suite of marketing products including online banner ads, listings, direct mail, inserts, catalogs, video packages and innovative marketing solutions – all to help the agriculture industry succeed.


Ag Direct

Powered by Farm Credit, AgDirect® features simple applications, fast credit decisions and generous, ag-friendly terms. AgDirect offers buy, lease and refinance options on almost all types of new or used equipment, non-recourse and timely funding back to the dealership, and sales incentives. No other ag equipment lender works like AgDirect. Learn more by calling your AgDirect Territory Manager or 888-525-9805. Or visit us online at www.agdirect.com. AgDirect is an equipment financing program offered by Farm Credit Services of America and other lenders, including participating Farm Credit System Institutions.

Iron Solutions

Iron Solutions

Iron Solutions, Inc. provides equipment valuations, market intelligence and a suite of integrated, cloud-based business systems custom-tailored for the equipment industry. Their customers include dealers, farmers, financial institutions, OEMs, analysts and government agencies. For 80 years, they have delivered the most comprehensive database of agricultural and construction used equipment valuations, normalized for comparability, via IronGuides® Official Guide. Other services include IronHQ®, PrecisionHQ℠, IronIndex℠, IronForecast℠ and IronSearch®. The company is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee and has offices in the U.S. and Canada. For more information about Iron Solutions, visit www.ironsolutions.com or contact them by sending an email to sales@ironsolutions.com.

HBS Systems

HBS Systems

For over three decades, HBS Systems has been providing dealership management solutions to those in the agricultural, construction, and rental industries. With a focus on technological innovation, ongoing customer training, and personalized support, HBS Systems continues to be the chosen DMS throughout the United States and Canada.



Montag Manufacturing

Montag Manufacturing is your fertilizing equipment specialist. Offering dry, liquid and complete fertilizer systems as well as auto-steer carts, Montag’s precision fertilizer placement solutions will reduce your rate, increase your yield and assist your stewardship goals.

BigIron Auctions

BigIron Auctions

Founded in 1984, BigIron Auctions provides farmers and entrepreneurs across America with weekly online and scheduled onsite auctions for farm, construction and transportation equipment. Their unreserved auctions have reinvented the way buyers can virtually “kick the tires” of equipment with a guarantee of free title and no buyer fees. Continually committed to respected values, real deals and rural connections, BigIron holds online auctions every Wednesday, and an onsite auction schedule is available online.

BigIron Auctions

Machinery Scope

Machinery Scope brings common sense finance and warranty solutions to equipment dealerships and their customers. Our team leverages our experience in the dealership, our personal farm operations, and a wide range of skills and interest including mechanical expertise to deliver more value to equipment dealers. Our extended service plans (AKA extended warranty) are provided in partnership with Ag Guard to help protect dealers and their customers from the burden and cost of major mechanical failures. These contracts can be serviced by OEM dealers throughout North America. Additionally, we proactively engage with our dealer customers about the needs of their business. This partnership with our dealers led us to develop a finance platform which includes simple solutions for financing major repair bills when traditional finance options are not available. Machinery Scope is committed to being your best resource for the finance and warranty needs of dealerships throughout North America. To learn more about our warranty solutions, visit www.machineryscope.com or visit www.financescope.com for equipment finance solutions.

Yetter Mfg

Yetter Mfg. Co.

With more than 83 years of solutions for agriculture, Yetter is recognized as the leader in designing planter attachments, precision fertilizer placement tools and bulk-seek handling products. Thousands of farmers around the world rely on Yetter to provide innovate solutions for their production agriculture operations. From extensive experience comes real, practical solutions for tough farming conditions.

Western Equipment Dealers Asoociation

Western Equipment Dealers Association (WEDA)

Dealer Institute, a division of Western Equipment Dealers Association, is focused on and committed to the long-term success of equipment dealers through the most comprehensive education, training and consulting solutions available in the industry. Delivering these solutions in a way that works best for dealers, Dealer Institute further develops successful dealers and their people through the most relevant and affordable resources available in the industry today. As a trusted partner, WEDA’s not-for-profit dealer development solution reinvests all proceeds into additional programs, services and scholarships to help dealers and the industry they serve.



Founded in 1913, CLAAS is one of the world’s largest and most innovative manufacturers of agriculture equipment. With their long lines of agricultural engineering tools, CLAAS is committed to bringing the latest in farm equipment to dealers across the world. Four years after entering tractor market in U.S. with their high horsepower Xerion series, their new Axion 800 series (200-280 horsepower) is one of the most talked about releases in the industry for early 2018. Now in pre-series stage with two dozen dealers in various geographies selling the units, CLAAS will make the Axion 800 series available to all dealers in its U.S. network in 2019.

Team SI

Team SI

Since 2010, Team SI has served ag and equipment dealers, higher education, healthcare and other industries as a full-service web design and digital marketing firm. They strive to bring you unique brand experiences for your customers using “tradigital marketing,” their term for creating cohesive marketing strategies across all marketing channels.

A&I Products

A&I Products

Founded in 1980, A&I Products manufactures quality replacement parts and products for lawn and garden equipment, tractors, combines, backhoes, skid steer loaders and more. Their commitment to quality continues through their support for antique models and their research into the newest parts. From design to manufacturing and distribution, A&I Products has well-rounded experience in the agriculture industry and strives to offer the best OEM and aftermarket products in the U.S. and Canada.

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