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7 Reasons to Register for Agent Summit

LAS VEGAS — The seventh annual Agent Summit is less than a month away, and organizers report they are nearly at capacity for the four-day event, which kicks off the evening of Sunday, May 21, at Paris Las Vegas.

For those who have yet to register for the industry’s only event designed by and for automotive general agents, organizers listed seven extracurricular highlights from the 2017 agenda:

1. ACE Certification

For the first time, Automotive Compliance Education (ACE) is offering Agent Summit attendees the opportunity to earn Automotive Compliance Certification to for no additional charge. Click here to RSVP for the Monday-morning review session and exam.

2. Chalk Mark Suit and Sport Coat Giveaway

Tailor Greg Smith returns to take measurements and orders for custom-made suits and jackets in the Agent Summit expo hall, and two lucky attendees will win a drawing for a free suit or sport coat.

3. Endurance Dealer Services Headshot Booth

Get a new, high-resolution executive portrait for no charge, courtesy of Endurance Dealer Services. Attendees are invited to register onsite for a private session that includes hair and makeup, lighting, a shoot with photographer Eric Tillotson and Photoshop retouching.

4. Maximus Auto Group Bourbon Tasting

The expo hall also will feature a bourbon tasting booth courtesy of Maximus Auto Group. Agent Summit attendees are invited to sample and rate a selection of high-end bourbons and enter to win a bottle of 12-year-old Pappy Van Winkle Special Reserve. Attendees can double their chances of winning by preregistering here.

5. NAE Lobby Lounge and Shoe Shine

Enjoy a complimentary shoeshine courtesy of National Automotive Experts in the lobby lounge, located near the registration desks.

6. Warranty Solutions Cigar Rolling Booth

The Monday and Tuesday evening receptions will feature a free cigar rolling station sponsored by Warranty Solutions. Novices and aficionados alike will enjoy hand-rolled Corona and Churchill cigars and a conversation with an experienced and professional torcedor.

7. Gift Card Giveaway Sponsored by Warranty Solutions

All registered attendees are entered to win one of two $500 gift cards in this year’s Registration Giveaway sponsored by Warranty Solutions. Winners will be announced Tuesday morning in the General Session room.

“As our event has grown, with the support of our sponsors, we have been able to add features that add value to the agenda and appeal to agents,” said David Gesualdo, show chair and publisher of Agent Entrepreneur and F&I and Showroom. “If you needed a reason to attend — other than the educational slate and the networking opportunities — now you have at least seven.”

To review the full agenda for this year’s Agent Summit, click here. More information, including speakers, registration and hotel, is available at the event’s website.

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