What is the Dealership Minds Summit?
Started in 2013, the Dealership Minds Summit is the largest gathering of retail farm equipment dealers focused 100% on delivering actionable strategies over 2 days of jam-packed networking and idea sharing. Hosted by Farm Equipment and co-sponsored by several industry leaders, this limited seating event changes themes and location annually and brings together the leading minds of farm equipment dealers. The 2019 Summit focuses on the theme "360 Sales: Actionable Strategies for the Farm Equipment Dealer" and will give you real dealer sales strategies.
Who should attend the Dealership Minds Summit?
The Dealership Minds Summit provides a venue for RETAIL DEALERS of tractors and implements to learn and share strategies for operating a successful business. The 2019 event has the theme of "360 Sales: Actionable Strategies for the Farm Equipment Dealer" and is geared toward direct-level farm equipment dealership leaders in sales, marketing, finance and operations and IT. If you have questions about your eligibility to attend, please email us or call (262) 432-0388 to speak with a customer service representative.
Why should I attend the Dealership Minds Summit?
No other event gives you a 2-day, FOR DEALERS ONLY learning opportunity featuring targeted sessions that deliver the latest research, ideas and tools to help your dealership reach its top potential.
When and where will the 2019 Dealership Minds Summit be?
The upcoming summit will be July 30-31, 2019, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center.
How do I register for the Dealership Minds Summit?
There are four easy ways to register to attend both days of the 2019 Dealership Minds Summit:
Register online at our secure website.
Download a registration form and mail it to:
Dealership Minds Summit
P.O. Box 624
Brookfield, WI 53008-0624
Download a registration form and fax it to (262) 786-5564.
Call toll-free from within the U.S. and Canada at (866) 839-8455 or (262) 432-0388. Please be sure to have your credit card handy.
What all is included with my Summit registration?
Your 2-day Summit registration includes access to all educational and networking sessions that will occur during the Summit. As part of your registration you will also receive bonus materials valued at $1,541.00, which includes:
- A free 1-year subscription to Ag Equipment Intelligence,
- The annual Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Farm Equipment Forecast,
- The annual Big Dealer Report,
- Video recordings of general sessions and keynote presentations,
- And several other free "attendee bonuses" that will be announced soon.
If I already subscribe to Ag Equipment Intelligence, do I still get the free 1-year subscription with my registration?
Yes, your free subscription will be added to your current subscription to extend your subscription term.
How do I access the video recordings of the Dealership Minds Summit?
Even after leaving the summit you can extend your educational opportunities with downloadable recordings of the general sessions and keynote presentations. Within 4 weeks of the summit ending, you will receive a link and access password via email to view the recordings. If you do not receive a link or it doesn't work, please contact ___ at (262) 333-3333 or (email). Please note that roundtable discussions will not be available as recordings.
How do I make a hotel reservation for the Dealership Minds Summit?
The Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61611, will be the host of the 2019 summit. Book your room online or by calling (309) 694-0200. Mention the "Dealership Minds Summit" to receive the hotel's special rate of $142 per night. When booking online, enter your arrival dates and group code "TIL", then click "Continue." Room types with the $142.00 rate will appear for you to choose from.
Where can I find parking at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center?
Parking is available on-site at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center for $10 per day. For more information, please call the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center at (309) 694-0200.
Can I register for next year's Dealership Minds Summit while attending this year's event?
Absolutely! You can register onsite and take advantage of the special Super Early Bird Rate and save $100 on your 2020 Summit registration. Please visit the registration area Tuesday, July 30 through Wednesday, July 31 in the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center.
Who is speaking and when?
The 2019 Speaker Program is currently being developed. In the meantime, download the 2018 summit program to get an idea of the quality of topics and speakers and the agenda format for the 2019 Summit. View the 2018 Summit program now.
Are notepads and pens provided for taking notes during sessions?
There is a note section in your Dealership Minds Summit program to record all of the valuable information that you will glean from these 2 days of dealer-to-dealer marketing strategies and networking.