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ELEAD1ONE at WIA 2017

Bill Wittenmyer, Partner at ELEAD1ONE, will be among an impressive lineup of automotive industry leaders providing keynote addresses at this year’s Women in Automotive Conference. Wittenmyer, a 20-year veteran of the automotive retail industry, will share his unique insights on navigating your team through the ever-changing preferences of the consumer. Whether you are a Dealer or Vendor, Manager or Sales team member, the lessons taught in this informative keynote apply for life in and outside of the showroom.

Wittenmyer at 2017 Women in Automotive Conference

Keynote: Disrupting Change: Creating a Culture of Resilience | July 9, 2017 | 4:25 p.m. Eastern | Orlando, Florida

Wittenmyer at 2017 Women in AutomotiveIf change is the only constant, then agility is paramount to successful leadership. With the automotive industry in flux, traditional strategic planning is no longer enough and tomorrow’s leaders are already building a culture of resilience. In this informative keynote session, Bill Wittenmyer outlines successful strategies for adapting to changing trends in consumer habits, shifts in legislation and innovative technology in the automotive industry.

You’ll better understand how to:

Identify current obstacles and challenges in our industry and ways you can overcome them

How to adapt your processes around disruptive technologies.

Championing customer experience and adopting cross-channel communication strategies to interact in a manner consumers prefer.

To learn more about Bill Wittenmyer, follow Bill on LinkedIn or Twitter @Billythekidwitt

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About the 2017 Women in Automotive Conference

Founded in 2014, the Women in Automotive Conference has quickly grown into one of the premier events in the automotive community.  As a co-sponsor of the yearly event, ELEAD1ONE shares in the mission in facilitating the hiring, training, mentoring of women in automobile dealerships. The three-day event provides a great forum for discussion, and debate of issues surrounding diversity and leadership. Network and learn from some of the industry’s forward-thinking leaders and vendors in the automotive retail space today.

It happens to us all. A proud parent sticks a cell phone pic in your face or shoves their stroller into your ankles and asks, “Isn’t my baby is cute?” We want to be honest, but don’t want to hurt their feelings. We say, “unbelievable!” or “words cannot describe.” But we really want to tell them, “Your baby is ugly.”

Consulting with automotive retailers is often no different. A general manager or owner invites me into their dealership, and I ask the qualifying questions to understand what they need.  I am there because they know they need help.  Still, those who are married to the “way we do things ‘round here” can suck the oxygen out of the room with “how beautiful his/her baby is”. So, I often ask myself “why am I even here?” The answer is always the same – to learn.
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