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Announcing Speakers & Case Study Topics for Expert Business Seminars at SEMA

Off-Road Success Center Presented In Truck, SUV, Off-Road Section Of Upper South Hall October 31 – November 2 at the 2012 SEMA Show

Following its recent announcement of the new Off-Road Success Center at the 2012 SEMA Show, Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge are proud to present the cast of expert speakers and case studies it will feature as part of the company’s twice-daily expert business seminar series. Seven new, dynamic seminars are open to all dealers, jobbers, installers and other specialty equipment industry business owners or managers interested in learning proven business concepts and practices for success in the dynamic Jeep® and off-road lifestyle market.

Located in booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center where other truck, SUV and off-road equipment is showcased, each seminar is free of charge and will be facilitated by Omix-ADA leadership and led by industry experts, who will share best practices, tips and tricks for maximizing sales, marketing and operational strategies within the aftermarket industry.

Planned seminars, speakers and case studies included below. For more information on the seminars and bios of the speakers, please click the seminar title below:

DAY/TIME TueS, OCT 30 WED, OCT 31 THURS, NOV 1 FRI, NOV 2
10:00 AM Social Media:
Find, Connect &
Engage Customers
Data is the Engine CA$H, the Fuel of
Your Business
Recession-Proof Your
Truck Business
2:00 PM Dealerships Dealt
A Winning Hand
Dare to Dream Bricks vs. Clicks

 

CA$H, the Fuel of Your Business

How to effectively create cash from your operations

Thursday, November 1 at 10:00AM PST  in the Off-Road Success  Center,                      Booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall.

Imagine having a surplus of cash to drive your business. Put this presentation on your SEMA schedule now because Omix-ADA and its experts will teach you how to create positive cash flow. You will also learn a new, simple and extremely effective growth model that will amplify cash creation.

Facilitated by Omix-ADA General Manager Brandon Seadorf with key speakers including Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International and Joal Little, U.S. Marketing Manager at UPS.

BIOS

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International, is one of the nation’s most effective Business Growth Experts. His 20-year experience, including over a decade at Gateway Computers in multiple sales leadership roles where he helped Gateway go from a small obsolete company to an $11 billion International powerhouse widely known for having one of the most successful sales forces in history.

Gene’s success at Gateway lead him to become the dynamic leader of Tony Robbins’ Global Sales force – where under his leadership, every team broke sales records that spanned over 29 years. While with Robbins Research International, Gene’s charisma and speaking skills won him the privilege of becoming one of the few opening speakers to Tony Robbins’ cornerstone event, “Unleash the Power Within.”

Now, as the President of the Elite Consulting Division of Business Breakthroughs International, Gene has helped to implement powerful business strategies that have proven to double, even triple sales for his clients and break long-standing sales records. As an accomplished public speaker and presenter, Gene has been hand selected as a key note speaker at the Ultimate Business Mastery Summits, held in in Las Vegas, Fiji, London and Australia (lead by Tony Robbins).

Joal Little, U.S. Marketing Manager, has spent over a decade working for UPS®, interacting and observing businesses of every size.  He holds a key corporate position as UPS Marketing Manager working within the UPS Customer Solutions, a division of UPS dedicated to helping clients improve their overall business practices.

Joal is the marketing arm dedicated to the Automotive sector and therefore has extremely valuable and pertinent insight into the industry. He brings a wealth of real world knowledge from his previous sales background and his current role in the sector.  As a world leader in logistics, UPS is committed to providing the automotive aftermarket with the latest logistics solutions to increase efficiencies and simplify complex supply chains.

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, OMIX

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, OMIX

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, Omix-ADA has led the company to operational excellence for over eight years. With one of the highest fill rates in the industry, Omix-ADA prides itself with a level of logistics excellence that provides its customers and consumers a premium commitment to customer service, Brandon leads his team to put the customer first and “make it right” the first time!

Previous to Omix-ADA, Brandon was group manager with Bosch and has also leveraging his entrepreneurial talents in running his own successful small business. Brandon has earned his Master’s degree in Business Leadership at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI.

Recession-Proof Your Truck Business

Lifestyle Sells!

Friday, November 2 at 10:00AM PST  in the Off-Road Success  Center,                       Booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall.

Lifestyle Sells! The recent recession has proven a challenge for the industry. Learn how to diversify your truck business and cash in on the passion of Jeep® and off-road enthusiasts.

Facilitated by Omix-ADA National Sales Manager, Pat Johnson and presented by SEMA Senior Manager of Market Research, Gavin Knapp.

BIOS

Gavin Knapp, SEMA Senior Manager of Market Research

Gavin Knapp, Senior Manager of Market Research, SEMA

Gavin Knapp, Senior Manager, SEMA Market Research, leads the market research department within the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association.  His group is responsible for conducting studies and providing information to help SEMA members achieve better business results.  Gavin’s experience includes developing market research programs for fortune 500 and emerging companies across industries, such as automotive, technology, financial services and consumer goods.

 

Pat Johnson, National Sales Manager, OMIX

Pat Johnson, National Sales Manager, OMIX

 

Pat Johnson has 20 years of experience in B2B and B2C sales and has been a passionate Jeep® enthusiast for 18 years.  He even named his kids so their initials are CJ and TJ!

As National Sales Manager for Omix-ADA for over seven years, Pat has been instrumental in helping the company more than triple sales revenue. Pat also helped to reorganize the sales team to develop a territorial sales force with focus on data driven business growth and customer service.

Pat earned his ABJ in Journalism with a focus on Advertising and Marketing and a minor in Business from the University of Georgia.  When not selling, Pat enjoys four wheeling and spending time with his family.

CA$H, the Fuel of Your Business

How to effectively create cash from your operations

Thursday, November 1 at 10:00AM PST in the Off-Road Success Center, Booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall.

Imagine having a surplus of cash to drive your business. Put this presentation on your SEMA schedule now because Omix-ADA and its experts will teach you how to create positive cash flow. You will also learn a new, simple and extremely effective growth model that will amplify cash creation.

Facilitated by Omix-ADA General Manager Brandon Seadorf with key speakers including Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International and Joal Little, U.S. Marketing Manager at UPS.

BIOS

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International

Gene McNaughton, President of Business Breakthroughs International, is one of the nation’s most effective Business Growth Experts. His 20-year experience, including over a decade at Gateway Computers in multiple sales leadership roles where he helped Gateway go from a small obsolete company to an $11 billion International powerhouse widely known for having one of the most successful sales forces in history.

Gene’s success at Gateway lead him to become the dynamic leader of Tony Robbins’ Global Sales force – where under his leadership, every team broke sales records that spanned over 29 years. While with Robbins Research International, Gene’s charisma and speaking skills won him the privilege of becoming one of the few opening speakers to Tony Robbins’ cornerstone event, “Unleash the Power Within.”

Now, as the President of the Elite Consulting Division of Business Breakthroughs International, Gene has helped to implement powerful business strategies that have proven to double, even triple sales for his clients and break long-standing sales records. As an accomplished public speaker and presenter, Gene has been hand selected as a key note speaker at the Ultimate Business Mastery Summits, held in in Las Vegas, Fiji, London and Australia (lead by Tony Robbins).

Joal Little, U.S. Marketing Manager, has spent over a decade working for UPS®, interacting and observing businesses of every size. He holds a key corporate position as UPS Marketing Manager working within the UPS Customer Solutions, a division of UPS dedicated to helping clients improve their overall business practices.

Joal is the marketing arm dedicated to the Automotive sector and therefore has extremely valuable and pertinent insight into the industry. He brings a wealth of real world knowledge from his previous sales background and his current role in the sector. As a world leader in logistics, UPS is committed to providing the automotive aftermarket with the latest logistics solutions to increase efficiencies and simplify complex supply chains.

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, OMIX

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, OMIX

Brandon Seadorf, General Manager, Omix-ADA has led the company to operational excellence for over eight years. With one of the highest fill rates in the industry, Omix-ADA prides itself with a level of logistics excellence that provides its customers and consumers a premium commitment to customer service, Brandon leads his team to put the customer first and “make it right” the first time!

Previous to Omix-ADA, Brandon was group manager with Bosch and has also leveraging his entrepreneurial talents in running his own successful small business. Brandon has earned his Master’s degree in Business Leadership at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI.

Recession-Proof Your Truck Business

Lifestyle Sells!

Friday, November 2 at 10:00AM PST in the Off-Road Success Center, Booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall.

Lifestyle Sells! The recent recession has proven a challenge for the industry. Learn how to diversify your truck business and cash in on the passion of Jeep® and off-road enthusiasts.

Facilitated by Omix-ADA National Sales Manager, Pat Johnson and presented by SEMA Senior Manager of Market Research, Gavin Knapp.

BIOS

Gavin Knapp, SEMA Senior Manager of Market Research

Gavin Knapp, Senior Manager of Market Research, SEMA

Gavin Knapp, Senior Manager, SEMA Market Research, leads the market research department within the Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association. His group is responsible for conducting studies and providing information to help SEMA members achieve better business results. Gavin’s experience includes developing market research programs for fortune 500 and emerging companies across industries, such as automotive, technology, financial services and consumer goods.

 

Pat Johnson, National Sales Manager, OMIX

Pat Johnson, National Sales Manager, OMIX

 

Pat Johnson has 20 years of experience in B2B and B2C sales and has been a passionate Jeep® enthusiast for 18 years. He even named his kids so their initials are CJ and TJ!

As National Sales Manager for Omix-ADA for over seven years, Pat has been instrumental in helping the company more than triple sales revenue. Pat also helped to reorganize the sales team to develop a territorial sales force with focus on data driven business growth and customer service.

Pat earned his ABJ in Journalism with a focus on Advertising and Marketing and a minor in Business from the University of Georgia. When not selling, Pat enjoys four wheeling and spending time with his family.

Announcing Speakers & Case Study Topics for Expert Business Seminars at SEMA

Off-Road Success Center Presented In Truck, SUV, Off-Road Section Of Upper South Hall October 31 – November 2 at the 2012 SEMA Show

Following its recent announcement of the new Off-Road Success Center at the 2012 SEMA Show, Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge are proud to present the cast of expert speakers and case studies it will feature as part of the company’s twice-daily expert business seminar series. Seven new, dynamic seminars are open to all dealers, jobbers, installers and other specialty equipment industry business owners or managers interested in learning proven business concepts and practices for success in the dynamic Jeep® and off-road lifestyle market.

Located in booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center where other truck, SUV and off-road equipment is showcased, each seminar is free of charge and will be facilitated by Omix-ADA leadership and led by industry experts, who will share best practices, tips and tricks for maximizing sales, marketing and operational strategies within the aftermarket industry.

Planned seminars, speakers and case studies included below. For more information on the seminars and bios of the speakers, please click the seminar title below:

DAY/TIME TueS, OCT 30 WED, OCT 31 THURS, NOV 1 FRI, NOV 2
10:00 AM Social Media:Find, Connect &Engage Customers Data is the Engine CA$H, the Fuel ofYour Business Recession-Proof YourTruck Business
2:00 PM Dealerships DealtA Winning Hand Dare to Dream Bricks vs. Clicks

 

Announcing The Off-Road Success Center at The 2012 SEMA Show

1947 CJ-2A Fire Truck

Calling all dealers, jobbers, installers and other specialty equipment industry enthusiasts attending the 2012 SEMA Show. Located in booth #30147 in the Upper South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center where other Truck, SUV and Off-Road equipment is showcased, the new Off-Road Success Center presented by OMIX/Rugged Ridge provides business owners and decision makers who want to be in the dynamic Jeep® and off-road lifestyle market an area to exchange ideas, learn new concepts for success and network with other like-minded people.

British 1944 Willys Special Air Services

Hosted by several third party experts within the industry, as well as leaders from OMIX, the Off-Road Success Center will offer twice daily educational seminars where experts will discuss their first-hand experiences and formulas for success. Additionally, the Off-Road Success Center will include one-on-one consultations, demonstrations and free print materials (seminar dates and times to follow) on these business impacting topics. A range of vehicles illustrating the rich history of the industry will also be on display, including vintage models provided by Jeep® Jamboree USA and OMIX.

Each seminar will be facilitated by OMIX personnel and led by industry specialists, who will share best practices, tips and tricks for maximizing sales, operational and marketing strategies within the off-road industry. Examples and case studies will also be presented. Planned seminars will include:

  • Recession-Proof Your Truck BusinessLifestyle Sells!
  • CA$H, the Fuel of Your BusinessHow to effectively create cash from your operations.
  • Data is the EngineHow to obtain, understand and simplify the loading of effective product data.
  • Dealerships Dealt a Winning HandHow Jeep® and truck dealerships win profit in the aftermarket.
  • Bricks vs. ClicksHow do brick and mortar stores profitability compete with online retailers?
  • Dare to DreamUse your passion to increase sales in the Jeep® and off-road market.
  • Social Media: Find, Connect and Engage CustomersBuild relevant content and consumer advocates to achieve greater success.