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AutoVitals to Host Online Summit

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March 24, 2020—Due to the coronavirus pandemic, AutoVitals has developed The Digital Shop Online Summit, a shop-process focused, collaborative learning, industry event.

Free of charge and taking place from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, March 25, The Digital Shop Online Summit is where attendees will:

  • Learn best practices through breakouts, roundtable discussions, and keynote presentations
  • Collaborate with their peers and industry experts online
  • Connect with industry representatives to learn about what’s new in 2020
  • Adapt to rapid changes and find new digital solutions

One of the discussions will be hosted by Jon Belmonte, CEO of AutoVitals, and will feature a panel of industry experts who will discuss the overall state of the industry in response to COVD-19 concerns and the best strategies for success once the dust settles in the wake of the virus. 

Here's a list of the confirmed panelists and presenters:

  • Jim Silverman - ATI
  • Scott Thorley - AMS-Protractor
  • David Saline - DRIVE
  • Kevin Allen - ATI
  • Al Wheeler - AMRA
  • Carolyn Coquillette - Shop-Ware
  • Jennifer Thronson - BayIQ
  • Eric Twiggs - ATI
  • Mitch Schneider - Author, Journalist, Industry Expert
  • Fred Gestwicki - Fix-It-With-Fred, Canton, Ohio
  • Doug Brackett - Downtown Automotive, Nelson, B.C.
  • Russ Crosby - Russ’s Wrench, Clinton, N.J.
  • Frank Scandura - Frank’s European Service, Las Vegas
  • Neil Daly - Oceanside Motorsports, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Adam Bendzick - Pro Service Automotive Repair, Prior Lake, Minn.
  • John Long - Schertz Auto Service
  • JR Luna - Concours Motors, Ventura, Calif.
  • Ray Konderla and Sergio Garza - Rick & Ray's Auto Plaza, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Glen Heyward - Good Works Auto Repair, Mesa, Ariz.
  • Mike Button - Affordable Automotive, Chico, Calif.
  • Roy Foster - Roy Foster's Auto Repair, Reno, Nev.
  • Bruce Williams - River’s Edge Services, Prince George, B.C.
  • Tyler Nelson - Big-O Timberline, Fort Collins, Colo.

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