2022 Towing & Recovery
Management Summit Schedule

 

(as of January 24, 2023 – Subject to Change)
Pick up your Summit Attendee Packet at registration. 

2024 Towing & Recovery
Management Summit Schedule

 

(as of February 21, 2024 – Subject to Change)
Pick up your Summit Attendee Packet at registration.

Time Sessions Speaker
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
10 a.m.

REGISTRATION OPEN 

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1 – 3:30 p.m.

Opening Session: The Crippling Impact of Nuclear Verdicts
 

Presented by Bill Giorgis, Mike’s Wrecker Service and Actuary TBD

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3:45 – 5:15 p.m. Session 1: Protecting Your Company’s Assets from Nuclear Verdicts
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

OPENING Cocktail Party
 

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9
7:00 a.m. REGISTRATION OPEN
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

BUFFET BREAKFAST

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8:30 – 10 a.m.

Session 2: How to Create a Culture that Attracts and Retains Great Employees

Presented by Mike Porter, TDR Way

Session 3: Is Compliant Good Enough?

Presented by Brian Riker, Fleet Compliance Solutions

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Session 4: The Survey: Causes and Countermeasures of Predatory Towing

Presented by Alex Leslie, American Transportation Research Institute

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. SNACK BREAK
11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Session 5: What Should You Expect from Your SEO Spend?

Session 6: What’s on the Horizon for Non-Consent Towing?

1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Lunch 

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2 – 4 p.m.

Special Panel: How to Maximize Rates in a Regulated Environment

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
7 a.m.

REGISTRATION OPEN

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7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

BUFFET BREAKFAST

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8:30 – 10 a.m.

Roundtable: Financial – Establishing an ROI for Equipment Purchases

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10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Session 7: How to Create a Culture that Attracts and Retains Great Employees

Presented by Mike Porter, TDR Way

Session 8: What Should You Expect from Your SEO Spend?

Session 9: How is your current driver training program failing your company?

Presented by Brian Riker, Fleet Compliance Solutions

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. SNACK BREAK
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SPECIAL SESSION: Positioning Your Company to Sell

Presented by Geoff Russell, Guardian Fleet Services And George Metos, Business Broker

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1 – 1:50 p.m. LUNCH
Time Sessions Speaker
       
Wednesday, October 19
   
10 am REGISTRATION OPEN
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Free Drink sponsored by  
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1 – 3:30 pm Opening Session: Overview of Federal Wage and Hour Regulation
Sponsored by 
Michael McGovern, The McGovern Law Firm  
3:45 – 5:15 pm The Impact of Inflation on Your Business Tom Tedford, Guardian of the Highways
5:30 – 7:30 pm OPENING GALA
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Thursday, October 20    
7 am REGISTRATION OPEN  
7:30 – 8:30 am BREAKFAST
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8:30 – 10 am Session 1: How to Build Value in Your Towing Company George Metos  
8:30 – 10 am SESSION 2: Let’s Talk Numbers, Part 1 Bert King, King Consulting  
10:15 – 11:30 am SESSION 3: Is Your Company Ready for an Employee Trainer? Shane Coleman, ERSCA  
10:15 – 11:30 am SESSION 4: How to Get Paid by Insurance Companies Brian Walters  
11:15 – 11:45 am

SNACK/COFFEE BREAK

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11:45 am – 1 pm Session 5: How to Be a Bad Boss Mike Porter, TDR Way  
11:45 am – 1 pm

PANEL: Ins and Outs of Captive Insurance

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Moderator: Bill Giorgis, Mike’s Wrecker
Todd Welch
Jeff Packard
 
1 pm Lunch
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Special Lunch Speaker  
2 – 4 pm SPECIAL SESSION: Employee Manuals TBD  
       
Friday, October 21    
7:30 – 8:30 am

BREAKFAST

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8:30 – 10 am SESSION 6: Let’s Talk Numbers, Part 2 Bert King, King Consulting  
8:30 – 10 am SESSION 7: TBD    
10:15 – 11:30 am SESSION 7: Associations Can Thrive, Not Just Survive SSTA Leadership  
10:15 – 11:30 am special session: How to Get Paid by Insurance Companies Brian Walters  
11:15 – 11:45 am SNACK/COFFEE BREAK  
11:45 am – 1 pm SESSION 9: Employee Benefits and the Bottom Line Pat Derbak, D.I.G. Benefits  
11:45 am – 1 pm

PANEL: Benefiting from a Group of 20

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Mike Porter, TDR Way  
1 pm CLOSING EVENT
Outdoor BBQ & Games
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