Dealer Experience Education Schedule Announced for GIE+EXPO 2010

Dealers of all sizes will benefit from a variety of resources and programs available through this outstanding education program sponsored by Stihl Inc. and Gravely and hosted by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and North American Equipment Dealers Association (NA

The Dealer Experience sponsored by Stihl Inc. and Gravely and hosted by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA), returns to GIE+EXPO 2010 Oct. 28-29. The keynote speaker will draw from his experience as a trainer at Walt Disney University and set the tone for the theme – The Magic of Profitability during Challenging Times. Dealers of all sizes will benefit from a variety of resources and programs available through this outstanding education program. Highlights include:

- Keynote speaker Doug Lipp, formerly of Walt Disney University, who will take you on a magical and insightful journey behind the scenes to discover a new sense of purpose in the art of customer loyalty and leadership.

- Roundtable discussions with fellow dealers to discuss industry hot topics and how they affect your bottom line – New for 2010 An open forum with industry leaders during "What’s on Your Mind?" featuring Dan Ariens, president & CEO of Ariens Company; Fred Whyte, president of Stihl Inc., and Bill Harley, president and CEO of OPEI

- Exclusive early-morning entrance to GIE+EXPO 2010 tradeshow floor

- A Dealer Club for relaxing, checking e-mail, enjoying refreshments and networking

Pre-registration is required for all educational sessions. The fee of $50 for each half-day session or $85 for both days includes breakfast and all handouts. Pre-registration for a three-day pass to the tradeshow only is $10 per person. The tradeshow admission for those who wait to register onsite will be $50. To register online for the ‘Experience’ and the tradeshow, go to www.gie-expo.com. While there you can also view the complete Dealer Experience schedule.

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