Dealer Development Conference

Dealer Development Conference

June 4-5

AED’s Dealer Development Conference is a must-attend event for decision makers from equipment dealerships looking to improve their business. Join us for an annual education and networking opportunity that’s been designed specifically for small to medium-sized business operators like you.

At this conference, you’ll find sessions that cover a range of topics that are essential to the success of your business, including succeeding in today’s economy, process mapping for improved rental operations, growing your workforce now and in the future, diversifying your product offerings, what to know when valuating a dealership, a government affairs update from The Hill, a dealership panel discussion, and networking receptions.

Early Registration: $1025
Regular Registration: $1125
Late Registration: $1225

Save now and register early! The early bird deadline is April 24.

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2023 Platinum Sponsor:


Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 N River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

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Call-In: (877) 868-9134

Guest Room Rates: $199+tax

Group Block Closes: May 12, 2023

Schedule At-A-Glance

Sunday, June 4

TimeSession TitleLocationSpeakerNotes
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmRegistration
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmWelcome ReceptionSponsored by DPL Telematics

Monday, June 5

TimeSession TitleLocationSpeakerNotes
8:00 am - 8:30 amBreakfast & Registration
8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome & Announcements
8:45 am - 10:00 amLead for Tomorrow
10:00 am - 10:15 amBREAK
10:15 am - 11:15 amProcess Mapping for Improved Rental Operations
11:20 am - 12:20 pmGrowing Your Workforce Now & in the Future
12:20 pm - 1:15 pmLUNCH
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmDiversifying Your Product Offerings
2:20 pm - 3:20 pmWhat to Know When Valuating a Dealership
3:20 pm - 3:35 pmBREAK
3:40 pm - 4:25 pmGovernment Affairs & You: Why You Need to Get Involved
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmDealer Best Practices Panel
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmClosing ReceptionSponsored by Sentry

What people are saying:

Cindy Baschmann of Baschmann Services, Inc.

“Networking with your industry peers and AED staff makes the conference very personal. The meetings are all in one location and one day. You will always walkaway with important information that will enlighten you and enhance your dealership.”

Steve Ricke of Federal Contracts Corp.

“Make the investment and come prepared to engage the presenters and the other guests. Take advantage of the networking opportunity and make the most of the time invested.”

Dave Hosch of Ruffridge-Johnson Equipment

“Well worth the price of admission. The ability to network with people that are from similar sized companies as ours is priceless.”

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