ROCKSTAR AUTO CONFERENCE
ABOVE THE NOISE TOUR
NASHVILLE, TN | AUGUST 13, 2018
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Rockstar Venue | Holiday Inn Nashville Vanderbilt
Holiday Inn Nashville Vanderbilt – Downtown
Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt is central to many Nashville, TN attractions!
Located in West End Nashville next to Vanderbilt University and across from Centennial Park and the full-size Parthenon replica, the Holiday Inn® Nashville-Vanderbilt is a convenient, full-service hotel in Music City.
Travelers arriving at the Nashville International Airport (BNA) are just 12 miles from our hotel. You’ll enjoy clean and comfortable lodging that will help you stay productive on the road. Free WiFi, a 24-hour business center and flexible meeting spaces are sure to accommodate business needs for individuals and groups. We provide free shuttle service within two and one-half miles of hotel, including the Music City Center, downtown Nashville and Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
The Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt hotel is near popular spots including the honky-tonks on Music Row, Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium and more. Try unique local cuisine at one of the many restaurants in The Gulch, or check out a concert at The Ryman or watch the NFL Tennessee Titans play at Nissan Stadium. There’s much to explore in the Country Music Hall of Fame city destination. You won’t be disappointed when you choose our hotel for your next visit to Nashville.
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Kendrick Shope is the creator of the leading sales training for women entrepreneurs, and the Authentic Selling® process which has created millions of dollars in revenue and new business for her clients.
Kendrick’s hosts her own daily talk show The Kendrick Shope Show, and the Sell Like A Woman Podcast, reaching nearly 100 thousand followers in six continents.
Kendrick’s work has been featured on the Steve Harvey Show, NBC, Forbes, INC, and more.
Shawn is the quintessential entrepreneur. After a decade being lost and struggling trying lots of "opportunities" and sales jobs in his 20’s, he finally woke up and put real business principles to work.
At the age of 32, he Founded Uniguest, a computer sales and services company selling computers and computer help-desk services to the hotel industry. During his 11-year tenure as CEO the company grew from $0-$20m and eventually was purchased by a private equity firm for over $20 million dollars.
Shawn's the guy you call when you need help with something. He finds answers. He knows people. And he mentors hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world. As for business, Shawn has been through pretty much everything a small business owner goes through and he has made it a mission to mentor entrepreneurs and help them succeed quicker. Today, he is known as Ask A Millionaire on Instagram and is The Original Live Stream Mentor®️. Shawn is the go to guy helping people understand how to use social media to create leads and convert sales.
With more than 25 years of proven success, Lisa Copeland is a powerful female keynote speaker, a business leader and a dedicated pioneer in sales and brand strategy. She has been a trailblazer, revolutionizing the automotive industry and has received many awards and honors along the way, including:
Awarded Top 100 Women in Automotive Industry
Named to Board of Directors of Women in Automotive
“Women of Distinction” award, named by the Girl Scouts CTX
Named one of the Five Most Powerful Women in Austin by the Austin Business Journal
Led the first FIAT retailer to break the NAFTA sales record by selling more than 100 new FIAT 500’s in one month
“The Walter P. Chrysler” Award for sales and service excellence, FCA’s highest honor.
Named “Outstanding Business Leader 2014” by Northwood University
Lisa's consulting firm Lisa Copeland Global Enterprises (L.C.G.E.) helps business owners and entrepreneurs build more scalable and successful businesses that generate more profit through her strategic “The Art of the Big Sell”, focused on selling a movement over a product, with a vast client list that includes Google, Subaru N.A, Dell, State Farm, Bank of America, H&R Block and many more.
Lisa has spoken to more than 100 companies all over the country and her success story has been featured in prominent publications including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Marie Claire, Bloomberg and Automotive News. She is the co-author of her second book Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above the Status Quo and is preparing to release her next book.
Owner Frank Myers AutoMaxx, Speaker and Best Selling Author
Tracy Myers is an award-winning small business marketing & branding solutions specialist, car dealership owner, best-selling author, Emmy-winning movie producer, speaker, business coach, wrestling promoter and entrepreneur. He is commonly referred to as The Nation’s Premier Automotive Solutions Provider while Best-Selling author and legendary speaker Brian Tracy called him “a visionary… a Walt Disney for a new generation.”
He is also a Certified Master Dealer and was the youngest ever recipient of the National Quality Dealer of the Year award by the NIADA, which is the highest obtainable honor in the used car industry. His car dealership, Frank Myers Auto Maxx, was recognized as the number one Small Business in NC by Business Leader Magazine, one of the Top 3 dealerships to work for in the country by The Dealer Business Journal, one of the Top 15 Independent Automotive Retailers in the United States by Auto Dealer Monthly Magazine and was named one of the fastest growing privately owned small businesses in America by Inc. magazine 4 years in a row.
Tracy has been featured in publications such as Forbes, USA Today and Success Magazine, been profiled on The Biography Channel and The History Channel, written for Fast Company, been a guest business correspondent for the FOX News Network plus he’s appeared on NBC, ABC and CBS affiliates across the country. His inspirational stories and strategies for success have given him the opportunity to share the stage with the likes of Jack Canfield, Zig Ziglar (Author of See You At The Top), James Malinchak (Star of ABC’s The Secret Millionaire), Brian Tracy, Bob Burg (Co-Author of The Go-Giver), Tom Hopkins and Neil Strauss (Author of The Game & Co-Author of The Dirt with Motley Crue)… just to name a few.
Tracy is recognized as one of the top thought-leaders in the business world and has authored two books that reached #1 on Amazon.com: YOU Are The Brand, Stupid! and Uncle Frank Sez. He was also featured in the Emmy nominated and Telly Award winning film “Car Men”.
As founder of WrestleCade Entertainment, he produces and promotes one of the largest sports entertainment events held annually on the East Coast which has raised thousands for charity and broken attendance records.
Tracy spends his spare time with charities that are close to his heart and has made his home in Lewisville, NC with his wife Lorna and their two children, Presley and Maddie.
Speaker and Best Selling Author
Prior to entering the car business, Sean believed leadership was the key to ensure his Special Operations team survive two combat zone deployments in Bosnia and Iraq. Sean Kelley #thecarbizcoach has since applied those same leadership principals to automotive management, and successfully lead dealers for a decade: lowering turnover, increasing profit, customer retention, satisfaction, and setting first time regional records. Sean’s passion for coaching and people development led him to be Chief Business Development Officer of DriveCentric CRM where he helped them double their annual revenue. Now, as CEO of Car Motivators Sean works with dozens of dealers, and hundreds of sales managers across the country to achieve great results through their people and technology. Sean creates winning cultures with his unique self-developed approach to coaching and people development, D.R.I.V.E.C3.
Sean Welsh is the CEO and Co-founder of Car Biz Done Better, a vendor agnostic, dealer advocate whose sole purpose is to work with dealer's to understand what is working in their digital marketing to avoid waste and overspending.
After 20 years working retail, with an OEM and as an independent digital consultant, Sean is uniquely qualified to act as a digital resource, advocate and partner for his clients.
Sean’s only goal is to provide his clients with the confidence to make informed decisions about their digital marketing in this world of digital uncertainty and big data.
Frank J Lopes
The Marketing Guy for Car Guys
Frank J Lopes, “The Marketing Guy For Car Guys”, Social Media Influencer and Marketing Agent for multiple high volume dealerships, shares the results from his recent 6-month conversational investigation into the highest performing dealerships in the US and his over 22 years of Automotive Marketing Agency experience as well as his lifetime of experience in the automotive industry (literally- LIFETIME: he started working in a dealership at 11 years old!)
Anthony Alagona is a highly recognized national sales trainer who specializes in business development, phone sales, and motivational coaching.
Anthony works with dealerships and their business development centers all over the United States to effectively create and handle more opportunities to do business.
What makes Anthony different than most trainers?
Anthony likes to “Lead By Example” and not only teach his strategies and techniques but also implement them while onsite to demonstrate their effectiveness!
Co-founder Rockstar Companies, Amazon Kindle #1 Hot New Release Author, Motivational Speaker
Mat Koenig is an American Author, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He is one of the most sought after speakers in areas of leadership, sales, digital/mobile marketing and Spanish language marketing.
With more than 24 years of sales, marketing, sales training and leadership success Mat realized that most of those years were spent trying to find fulfillment in the wrong places.
Have you ever felt like something was missing in your life and career? Have you ever purchased something great like a new home or new car, only to realize you were still unfulfilled? Have you ever had a moment when you've asked yourself: what am I doing all of this for? If so...you're not alone. Mat spent years mastering scripts and techniques designed by other people. And while those tactics brought some additional sales and financial gain, he still didn't feel like he was living the fulfilling life he desired. And that's when he decided to change his mission.
Today Mat helps thousands of sales and leadership professionals all over the world learn to increase their confidence, income and overall happiness by learning to serve people better than ever before. Mat believes no matter where you're at in business, or life, you're just one moment away from a breakthrough and his life is dedicated to helping people just like you find that moment.
Tim James is a dynamic leader and sales strategist with more than 20 years of demonstrated success in driving multi-million dollar revenue growth, while providing visionary leadership in highly competitive markets. Tim is the Chief Operating Officer at FlickFusion Video Marketing and has a long track record of success, implementing innovative product, marketing, and sales strategies.
Tim is a known industry innovator in Product, Sales, and Marketing strategies with successes including multiple Automotive Industry Start Ups such as HomeNet Automotive, Online Drive, and FlickFusion Video Marketing.
Tim also has a passion to educate and is an accomplished Automotive Industry Speaker and regular content contributor to many of the industry's top trade shows, webinars, magazines, and blogs.
CEO/President Overtake Digital
Chris Hill the founder CEO/President of Overtake Digital Ltd. a full service digital marketing firm that was built on algorithmic learning and technology innovation. Overtake Digital prides themselves on formulating digital strategies that tackle all aspects of SEO, SEM, SMO and beyond.
Chris is a speaker for various 20 groups and convention in all different industries and has spoken at numerous automotive events including Rockstar Auto Conference and others like DSES and Digital Dealer. Chris is also a featured columnist for various industry magazines, promoting best practices and cutting edge marketing and sales techniques.
Respected and followed by some of the most influential industry professionals Chris takes only the best practices and implement them for his clients.
As President of VistaDash, Dan draws on extensive experience in marketing and leadership that gives him a unique perspective on automotive and brand marketing. Being a big idea thinker and strategist with boots-on-the-ground experience at the dealership has given him an excellent reputation in the auto industry.
Originally from the Sacramento area, Dan previously served as Sr. Director of Marketing for VinSolutions, before that as CEO at Smart Web Concepts, and he has also served in a variety of management positions within automotive dealerships.
Paul Miller Motor Company
Josh Mitchell joined Paul Miller Motor Company in Lexington, Kentucky as BDC Director in 2017. Previously, he was with Huntington Beach CDJR as the BDC Director building a new BDC department.
He also served as BDC Director at Dan Cummins Chevrolet, where he took the store from 150 units to over 900 units in 6 years. Josh has been running the Autodisrupter YouTube Channel and Autodisrupter Audio Experience Podcast for the past several years talking about current issues and tricks in the industry.
His high energy sessions deliver valuable content that any dealer can use to increase sales and profit through their BDC and/or Call Centers.
Founder and CEO 3SIXTY Management Services
Rocky Romanella, an experienced executive, CEO and Director, keynote speaker, trainer and adviser is founder and principal of 3SIXTY Management Services, LLC. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and Director for UniTek Global Services, a mid-cap telecommunications solutions company, after retiring from a 36-year career with UPS, the largest shipment and logistics company in the world.
An expert in cultural integration, operations and engineering, while in executive roles Rocky successfully launched one of the largest rebranding initiatives in franchising history, The UPS Store, which revolutionized the $9 billion retail shipping and business services market. In addition to leading the global strategy of all U.S. and international retail channels, he was an integral part of the integration of many acquisitions, which became UPS Supply Chain Solutions with responsibilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Latin America and South America and led UPS’s entry into the healthcare industry as part of their supply chain logistics strategy.
Rocky holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from St. John’s University.
Katie knows the challenges organizations encounter as they strive to design a customer service program that is sustainable and has an impact in the marketplace. She also knows that developing a program is one small step to success, it is the tools and implementation plan that makes a program take flight.
Using her experiences as a CEO, building company infrastructure and designing customer experience programs, Katie is now a leading voice inspiring positive, actionable change in the dealerships she partners with. Katie has earned her Master’s in Adult Training and Development and is a Certified Training & Development Professional.
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A Music City Rockstar Experience in Nashville, TN
Everybody knows that Nashville is Music City. People go there to get discovered and kick start their career so we can’t think of a better place to hold the best sales, marketing and business branding conference in the country!
The Rockstar Auto Conference is bringing our Above the Noise tour to Nashville so you can get the best content from the best speakers in the United States.
What can you expect from the Rockstar Conference in Nashville, TN?
- 100% Fresh Content that you won’t hear anywhere else!
- Learn how to increase lead opportunities with Cutting Edge tools!
- The best sales techniques for an internet shopping generation!
- Learn what the top performing businesses are doing for their digital marketing for 2018!
- The most powerful video marketing tactics for increasing visibility and engagement!
- Learn how to use Sales Funnels for lead generation!
- Get all the value with none of the fluff! Every rockstar conference speaker session is educational, informative and entertaining with ZERO SALES PITCH ON OUR STAGE!
- 100% Guarantee! If you don’t feel like you got value from the conference, we’ll give you a ticket to the next one absolutely FREE
Rockstar Auto Conference founders, Mat Koenig and Chris Speer, have spent a combined 30+ years working in dealerships and with automotive dealers to help increase sales and profit. The top priority of Rockstar Events is to make sure every attendee leaves with a better quality of life, and the ability to increase sales and profit right away.
This Rockstar Conference Above the Noise event will be our first ever conference in Nashville, TN and we’re committed to delivering the best information you can find on growing your business, building your brand, generating leads, closing more deals and becoming better leaders overall when it comes to sales and marketing.
We’ve also partnered with some of the hottest companies in the country so they’ll be on hand showcasing new products. This means you’ll have access to the best new tools in the auto industry so you can dominate your competition!
If you want to be the absolute best in your market, and you want to rise above the competitors, the Rockstar Auto Conference in Nashville, TN on August 13, 2018 is the event you must attend.
Owners and General Managers it is critical that you attend with your team so you can make sure they commit to the changes that you want in your dealership. You’re the captain of the ship and you can’t steer the ship if you don’t have a handle on the info that your people are learning.
If you are an Owner, GM or GSM, we’ll give you a complimentary ticket with the purchase of a ticket for someone on your team. Click here to contact us about your FREE ROCKSTAR CONFERENCE tickets.
Come with an open mind and a positive attitude. We will provide you with powerful content and expert guidance. When your willingness to grow is combined with rockstar information it will give your life new meaning.
Everything about the Rockstar Auto Conference is unique to the industry. Check out our beliefs to learn more.
Belief #1: If you’re taking the time to come, the content should be unique and valuable! Many speakers recycle the same content over and over from conference to conference. That sucks right? At the Rockstar Auto Conference every speaker session delivers unique information to help you grow to new heights
Belief #2: It’s easier to learn when it’s fun! Speeches delivered behind a podium can put just about anyone to sleep. We create a fun learning environment so that you’ll stay engaged.
Belief #3 Fast. Easy. Affordable. The Rockstar Auto Conference events are short and sweet so that you can grab great information, get back to the work to put everything into practice. We offer a multitude of options so one will surely fit your needs.
An event is only as good as the people involved so we have the best team of people rocking this event to make sure your experience rocks!