Welcome to the 2019 Motor Trader Summit


Welcome to Motor Trader Summit 2019, which takes place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on
Wednesday 9 October, 2019.

The theme of the event is “ Boosting Dealer Profitability in 2020 ” as we look ahead at best practice in new and used car profitability, online marketing and e-commerce retailing.

The line-up of speakers include Jason Cranswick, Jardine Motors commercial director, who will talk about driving business and profitability through digital transformation.
Adrian Dally, head of motor finance at the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), will give a timely presentation on “Motor Finance: The impact on dealers of the FCA review.”  Other speakers include Chris Penny, brand director at Auto Trader.

Also presenting is Mike Jones, chairman of ASE Global, who will speak on dealer profitability and the way ahead, whilst Mike Allen, head of research at Zeus Capital, will look at the performance of the leading dealer groups and emerging trends. 

Past Summits

In the evening following the Summit, the Independent Dealer Awards will take place also at the Ricoh Arena paying tribute to companies and individuals who are able to demonstrate excellence in used car retailing. 

If you would like to join us for this - a night of networking and celebration - click here to book a table.