Kijiji Announces Speaker Lineup For DealerTalkX 2017: Dealership of the Future Conferences in Montreal, Calgary & Toronto

  • Registration for Montreal and Calgary Conferences are officially open to the public
  • Montreal is an exclusively French speaking conference with English translation on-site

TORONTO, August 23, 2017 – Kijiji, Canada’s largest online classifieds site, has announced the full speaker lineup for its DealerTalkx 2017 conferences happening in Montreal, Calgary and Toronto. The DealerTalkx 2017 theme is “Dealership of the Future,” which will allow conference delegates to explore where the automotive industry is heading, and aims to arm professionals with information and resources to bring Canadian dealerships into a new, digital era.

Each conference will feature two keynote speakers – morning and afternoon – and a series of cutting edge workshops, designed to help participants get the most mileage out of their existing and growing digital strategies.

Please see the full speaker lineup below. For more details on each of the conference speakers, please visit: dealertalk.ca

2nd Annual DealerTalkX Montreal – September 21, 2017

Keynotes:

  • Martin Latulippe, Business Strategist, Inspirational Speaker and Leadership Expert
  • Stephan Maighan, Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author & Motivational Speaker

Workshop & Plenary Sessions:

  • Dany Dubé, Sports Columnist and Radio Host
  • Guy Bourgeois, Professional Speaker and Trainer, Entrepreneur and Author
  • Guy Bolduc, Entrepreneur, Blogger and Professional Speaker
  • Derek Sloan, Vice President, Sales and Training & Annie Deslauriers, Vice President, Customer Experience and Operations

Find more details on the Montreal speaker list here: French / English

3rd Annual DealerTalkX Calgary – October 17, 2017

Keynotes:

  • Martin Latulippe, Business Strategist, Inspirational Speaker and Leadership Expert
  • Devin Daly, CEO, Spincar

Workshop & Plenary Sessions:

  • Emma Hancock, Autos Expert
  • Kevin Gordon, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Convertus
  • James Carter, Principal Consultant, Vision Mobility
  • Duane Marino, Sales Strategist, Best Selling Author, Trainer and Founder of Duane EN Marino Automotive Solutions' Sales Academy, MarinoTV On- Line and TNT BDC For Hire
  • Lindsay Duffield, Executive Vice President, Sym-Tech Dealer Services and Annie Deslauriers, Vice President, Customer Experience and Operations 

Find more details on the Calgary speaker list here.

5th Annual DealerTalkX Toronto – November 16, 2017

Keynotes:

  • Gary Vaynerchuck, Entrepreneur & Best Selling Author
  • Devin Daly, CEO, Spincar

Workshop & Plenary Sessions:

  • Martin Latulippe, Business Strategist, Inspirational Speaker and Leadership Expert
  • Emma Hancock, Autos Expert
  • James Carter, Principal Consultant, Vision Mobility
  • Kevin Gordon, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Convertus

Find more details on the Toronto speaker list here.

“This year’s lineup of DealerTalkX experts have been exclusively chosen by the inaugural DealerTalkx Advisory Board, to inspire and educate Canadian auto enthusiasts as the industry moves towards an increasingly digital model,” says Leanne Kripp, Head of Autos at Kijiji Canada. “Professionals around the country attending DealerTalkX will hear not only from leaders in the autos field, but also experts in digital sales and marketing to encourage digital creativity, experimentation and forward thinking that will help advance the entire Canadian industry.”

Additionally, registration has officially opened for Montreal and Calgary. Based on 2016 conference attendee feedback, this year’s Montreal event is exclusively French speaking with English translation technology on-site. To get your ticket, please visit:

Tickets for the Toronto DealerTalkx 2017 event will be by invitation only and not for sale to the general public at this time. For any inquiries regarding this event, please contact: b2bmarketing@kijiji.ca.

About Kijiji

Kijiji, the Number 1 online classifieds site in Canada, is part of the fast-growing eBay Classifieds Group. Reaching over half of the monthly online population of Canada, we are one of the leading digital advertising properties across various market sectors, including autos, retail, and real estate. We are also one of the leading display platforms in Canada.

About eBay Classifieds Group

eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds, with 12 brands in over 20 countries and more than 1,000 cities around the world.

For more information on Kijiji for Business and the eBay Classifieds Group, please visit www.kijijiforbusiness.ca

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