The Digital Shop Conference

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The Digital Shop Conference

The only complete one-vendor solution to a completely Digital Shop. AutoVitals was the first to release Digital Vehicle Inspections and we are always 3 steps ahead of the competition. We have developed a comprehensive platform to leverage Digital Inspections in all aspects of how you run your shop.

NAPA

NAPA AutoCare Center’s Ted Hood will be hosting a breakout. Connect with other NAPA Autocare Centers, learn the benefits to become a NAPA AC and see what AutoVitals products are available to you FREE as a NAPA AC!

Automotive Training Institute

ATI members, coaches and representatives will congregate. Network with your team! Wondering if ATI is the right choice to take your shop to the next level, Join Jim SIlverman’s breakout and learn more from him and existing ATI shops!

The Digital Shop Pro

Be at our Campus for our Release celebration of the brand new Digital Shop PRO platform. The PRO edition incorporates  Digital communication  with the customer at every single touchpoint of engagement

Conference

6 am
7 am
8 am
9 am
10 am
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
8 pm
9 pm
10 pm
Friday 1/12
Friday 1/12
Ocean Swim Beach Walk

Breakfast @ Air BnB

General Session

Keynote Mitch Schneider: Give me a Lever...

Fourth Generation Automotive Industry Expert, Veteran, and Author Mitch Schneider will be speaking on the state of the industry

Christopher Petersen: My Shop's Journey

My Shop’s Journey - How AutoVitals Helped Guide The Way

Digital Natives and The New Consumer Platform

What is a Digital Native? Digital Immigrant? How do they make decisions? How do I need to reach consumers in a Digital World?

Lunch

NAPA Break Out

ATI BreakOut

ASCCA Break Out

Digital Shop

Frank Scandura will take you through the 7 touchpoints and share best practices for motorist engagement. He will point out what digital natives, immigrants, and tourists experience and how they make decisions.

ATI BreakOut

ASCCA Break Out

Digital Shop

Digital Shop

Frank Scandura will take you through the 7 touchpoints and share best practices for motorist engagement. He will point out what digital natives, immigrants, and tourists experience and how they make decisions.

NAPA Break Out

Digital Shop

Frank Scandura will take you through the 7 touchpoints and share best practices for motorist engagement. He will point out what digital natives, immigrants, and tourists experience and how they make decisions.

ASCCA Break Out

NAPA Break Out

ATI BreakOut

Free Time- Sunset cruise, shopping, dinner
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday 1/12 Tailored Solutions Stations
Friday 1/12 Tailored Solutions Stations
Donuts & Coffee
7:30 am - 9:00 am

Keynote Mitch Schneider: Give me a Lever...

Fourth Generation Automotive Industry Expert, Veteran, and Author Mitch Schneider will be speaking on the state of the industry

Christopher Petersen: My Shop's Journey

My Shop’s Journey - How AutoVitals Helped Guide The Way

Digital Natives and The New Consumer Platform

What is a Digital Native? Digital Immigrant? How do they make decisions? How do I need to reach consumers in a Digital World?

Lunch

SEO Analysis
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reporting KPI Analysis
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AdWords Analysis
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Shop Assessment with an Advisor
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free Time-Sunset cruise, shopping, dinner
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

1/13 Saturday
1/13 Saturday
Ocean Swim Beach Walk

Breakfast @ Air BnB

Digital Shop Features

Break

New features- Website

DST Strategy

Mike Bennett, ATI coach & Ben Nielsen, Shop Owner

Mike Bennett and Ben Nielsen share how AutoVitals tools and training combined with ATI coaching have helped his family run shop to almost triple ARO in 18 months, and why Ben and Erin Nielsen decided to try other tools and returned to AutoVitals with the confidence that it is the best solution.

Matt Purselle, Shop Owner: From Whiteboard to the TVP

Matt Purselle will share his experience with the transition from a whiteboard to the AutoVitals Workflow management tool

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner and Director of Training AutoVitals: Deep Dive

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner, Coach and Director of Digital Training at AutoVitals will share insights on two of the most important topics for higher approval and tech productivity: How to create impactful pictures/videos and how to dispatch techs using the Techview TVP.

Matt Purselle, Shop Owner: From Whiteboard to the TVP

Matt Purselle will share his experience with the transition from a whiteboard to the AutoVitals Workflow management tool

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner and Director of Training AutoVitals: Deep Dive

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner, Coach and Director of Digital Training at AutoVitals will share insights on two of the most important topics for higher approval and tech productivity: How to create impactful pictures/videos and how to dispatch techs using the Techview TVP.

Mike Bennett, ATI coach & Ben Nielsen, Shop Owner

Mike Bennett and Ben Nielsen share how AutoVitals tools and training combined with ATI coaching have helped his family run shop to almost triple ARO in 18 months, and why Ben and Erin Nielsen decided to try other tools and returned to AutoVitals with the confidence that it is the best solution.

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner and Director of Training AutoVitals: Deep Dive

Frank Scandura, Shop Owner, Coach and Director of Digital Training at AutoVitals will share insights on two of the most important topics for higher approval and tech productivity: How to create impactful pictures/videos and how to dispatch techs using the Techview TVP.

Mike Bennett, ATI coach & Ben Nielsen, Shop Owner

Mike Bennett and Ben Nielsen share how AutoVitals tools and training combined with ATI coaching have helped his family run shop to almost triple ARO in 18 months, and why Ben and Erin Nielsen decided to try other tools and returned to AutoVitals with the confidence that it is the best solution.

Matt Purselle, Shop Owner: From Whiteboard to the TVP

Matt Purselle will share his experience with the transition from a whiteboard to the AutoVitals Workflow management tool

Closing Session and Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free Time- Sunset cruise, shopping, dinner
2:30 pm - 9:30 pm

1/14 Sunday
1/14 Sunday
ATI Workshop Hosted By Jim Silverman ATI
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

ATI Workshop Hosted By Jim Silverman ATI
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Register using the link below

Regular price is 347 per shop. For the owners attending in connection to the AutoVitals conference, we are going to reduce it to $99 per shop. https://www.autotraining.net/bootcampschedule/workshops_register_default.aspx

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Mitch Schneider

Keynote Speaker, fourth-generation auto repair professional

Keynote Speaker

“I am uniquely qualified to comment on the “State of The Industry.” I am the fourth generation in my family to be involved in the automotive service aftermarket.  I am a Certified Master Technician with the ASE. I possess all the necessary licenses and education that one needs to both function and compete effectively in our trade at this time and I have also been employed as a professional instructor.”

Mitch is a fourth generation auto shop professional and the owner of Schneider’s Auto Repair in Simi Valley, Calif. He is an industry educator, author, seminar facilitator, and blogger at mitchschneidersworld.com.

Image of Mitch courtesy of Rachet and Wrench

Did you recently become a Digital Shop? Are you a seasoned veteran, or just interested to find out more about the only complete one-vendor solution to a completely Digital Shop. Join us in beautiful Santa Barbara!  AutoVitals with partner NAPA was the first to release Digital Vehicle Inspections and we are always 3 steps ahead of the competition. We have developed a comprehensive platform to leverage Digital Inspections in all aspects of how you run your shop.

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Potential Digital Shops

You are a paper based shop who sees value in Digital Inspections and maybe other aspects of The Digital Shop but would like to have more information and meet with those who actually run a digital operation

New To The Digital Shop

You have signed up and began to implement the Digital Shop but know there is so much more to be learned. Get hands on training, meet with other shop owners, and discuss operating procedures to gain knowledge you can take home and implement right away.

Digital Shop Pros

You are well seasoned in running and operating a Digital Shop and want to dive deeper, meet other Digital Shop Owners and Network with experts in the industry

Whale Watching
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Channel Islands Adventure
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Mitch Schneider

Keynote Speaker, fourth-generation Auto Repair Professional

“I am uniquely qualified to comment on the “State of The Industry.” I am the fourth generation in my family to be involved in the automotive service aftermarket. I am a Certified Master Technician with the ASE. I possess all the necessary licenses and education that one needs to both function and compete effectively in our trade at this time and I have also been employed as a professional instructor.”

Mitch is a fourth generation auto shop professional and the owner of Schneider’s Auto Repair in Simi Valley, Calif. He is an industry educator, author, seminar facilitator, and blogger at mitchschneidersworld.com.

Mitch Schneider

Keynote Speaker, fourth-generation Auto Repair Professional

“I am uniquely qualified to comment on the “State of The Industry.” I am the fourth generation in my family to be involved in the automotive service aftermarket. I am a Certified Master Technician with the ASE. I possess all the necessary licenses and education that one needs to both function and compete effectively in our trade at this time and I have also been employed as a professional instructor.”

Mitch is a fourth generation auto shop professional and the owner of Schneider’s Auto Repair in Simi Valley, Calif. He is an industry educator, author, seminar facilitator, and blogger at mitchschneidersworld.com.

Awards

Join us for Our First Annual Digital Shop Awards Ceremony

Earn Respect, Prizes, and Bragging Rights

Implementer of the Year

Recognized for taking a paper based team into the digital age. Solution oriented, forward thinking operator who wants to get rid of paper and guide technicians and service advisor(s) into the new era.

Improvement Award

After being on Digital Platform for 6 months or more has made major strides to increase ARO and approval rate by the highest rate in the AutoVitals network.

Digital Service Advisor of The Year

The service advisor with the highest number of approved jobs in the last three months combined.

Digital Technician of the Year

The tech with the highest number of pictures ending up on the inspections result sent out in the last three months combined.

Digital Shop Of the Year 2017

The shop with more than 3 techs and at least one full time service advisor, which has gone paperless and applied all aspects of the 7 touch points to their shop.

Training for the Whole Team

Shop Owners, Service Advisors, and Technicians.

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Hands on Training with Digital Inspections, Marketing, and Retention

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Best Practices and Tips

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Industry Expert Speakers

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Group Meals, Whale Watching & Ocean Swims

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Product News, Feature Releases, Beta Program and More

Hands-On Training With Digital Inspections

Of course Digital Inspections with images/video increase approval, but in The Digital Shop EVERY inspection performed is leveraged on the web to get you more new customers AND used to build out service history and reminders to retain customers.

Testimonials

See What Shops Say About The Digital Shop

“There is always one tool in the shops tool box that produces the best return on investment. Today that is AutoVital’s SmartFlow.”

Bill Connor

Head of Service/ Master Tech- Craig’s Car Care

“SmartFlow is our operating system to get vehicles in and out of the shop. I can’t imagine going back to paper.”

Greg Joseph

“AutoVitals is never satisfied, so they are constantly improving and refining their products and services. Already miles ahead of their competitors!”

Ron Haugen