REV Talk Roundup: A Lineup of Interactive, Short-form Session on Trending Topics
2:30 pm–4:00 pm
REV Talks are back!
What are REV Talks?
REV (Revolutionary, Educational, Visionary) Talks are short-form, 15 -minute presentations designed to inspire and engage attendees on trending topics.
Grab your coffee and join us at the interactive REV Talk stage to hear from thought-leaders and be a part of the discussion on key issues in our industry.
2:30 p.m. | Myth Busters: The Challenges and Opportunities of Electric Vehicles presented by Stuart Amols, Senior Vice President, NA William & Chair, Tool & Equipment Committee and Ben Johnson, Director of Product Management, Mitchell 1 & Vice Chair, Tool & Equipment Committee
If fully electric vehicles are to become mainstream, there are challenges and opportunities to overcome. This REV Talk will explore the barriers to broad adoption of EV’s to the opportunities it presents to the aftermarket.
3:00 p.m. | The Changing Landscape of Independent Shop Ownership and How it Affects Us All presented by Greg Bunch, Owner, Aspen Auto Clinic and Founder & CEO, Transformers Institute
Join Greg Bunch, owner of Aspen Auto Clinic and founder of The Transformers Institute, for a discussion on the future of independent ownership. Listen in as Greg talks about the coming exodus of current shop owners, the impact of the micro and macro consolidation movement, and private equity’s interest in the aftermarket auto service and repair space. Hear how this affects all of us in the industry and what it might mean for your business.
3:30 p.m. | How the Upcoming Election Will Affect Your Business and the Aftermarket presented by Allyson Schmeiser, Co-Founder and Principal, Sentinel Strategic Advisors and Tom Tucker, Senior Director, State Affairs, Auto Care Association
The November elections are quickly approaching. The control of congress and various policy proposals will be determined by the election outcome. Come hear how the election and its subsequent impact will affect your business.