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Speakers Revealed for Upcoming Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference

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March 23, 2016—Ratchet+Wrench released Wednesday the names of three additional speakers for the 2016 Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference, which will be held Sept. 22-24 near Chicago. 

The speaker lineup now includes:

  • James Snider Co-Owner, The Hamburg Garage, Auto Care Career

[Session] Weed Out the Worst and Grow the Best: How to Build Business Around your Optimal Customer

  • Gerry and Laura Frank Co-Owners, Auto Repair Technology

[Session] The Seven Essential Marketing Disciplines for Building Consistent Car Count

The Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference will feature educational sessions, workshops, panel and roundtable discussions, a keynote address, and networking opportunities that have been pulled from the best content in Ratchet+Wrench from the last several years.

In addition to Wednesday’s announcement, the speaker lineup also includes:

  • Mike Daniel Owner, Driver’s Edge Auto Repair

[Workshop] Understanding and Using Key Performance Indicators to Drive Growth

  • Ben Johnson Director of Product Management, Mitchell 1

[Session] What You Need to Know about Telematics and Emerging Vehicle Technology

  • Uwe Kleinschmidt CEO, AutoVitals

[Session] The Digital Shop: Improving Customer Engagement and Shop Management

  • Bogi Lateiner Owner, 180 Degrees Automotive

[Session] Managing the Customer Experience, for their Satisfaction and Your Bottom  Line.
[Session] 10 Cost-Efficient Ways to  Gain Customers and Grow Business

  • Joe Marconi Owner, Osceola Garage

[Session] Increasing Productivity and Efficiency with the Right Shop Culture
[Session] Making Sales about Relationships, not Salesmanship

  • Amy Mattinat Owner, Auto Craftsmen

[Session] Managing the Customer Experience, for their Satisfaction and Your Bottom  Line.
[Session] 10 Cost-Efficient Ways to  Gain Customers and Grow Business

  • Michael Risich Founder and CEO, Bolt On Technology

[Session] Maximize Shop Management and Customer Retention Efforts with an Advanced Multi-point Inspection Strategy

  • Greg Sands Founder and Investor, Mudlick Mail

[Keynote] Stand Out and Thrive: The Keys to Success in a Fast-Changing Industry

  • Mitch Schneider Owner, Schneider’s Auto Repair

[Panel Discussion] How to Avoid Falling Victim to the Shortage of Qualified Technicians

  • Brian Sump Owner, Avalon Motorsports and Urban Auto Care

[Session] Just Say “Yes.” How One Word Can Dramatically Drive Sales
[Session] Stop Fighting Fires and Start Leading:  A Guide to Drive Real Business Advancement


Registration is now open.

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