Feb 04, 2019 10:00am -
Feb 07, 2019 12:00pm
(GMT-6)

Event Description

Welcome to the 2019 AED Summit
 

February 4-7 at the Marriott Orlando World Center


If you need assistance registering, please call 800-388-0650.

Summit & CONDEX, AED's annual convention and tradeshow, is designed specifically with North America’s equipment distributors in mind. Check back often for more updates.

 

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Day/Time Event Location
Monday, February 4, 2019    
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites  
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Cypress Foyer
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  Dealership Agreements Crystal P-Q
  Building Healthy Habits: Peak Performance for the Dealership Professional Canary 2
  Employment Law: Hidden Threats Within the Dealership Canary 3
  Fundamentals of an Exceptional Customer Experience Canary 4
  Top KPIs for the Rental Department Crystal K-L
  Alternative Financing to Close More Sales Crystal M-N
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  Best Credit Practices for the CFO Crystal P-Q
  Turning People Problems into People Solutions: Thriving in a Changing World Canary 2
  Best Practices for Successful Hiring & Retention of Military Veterans Canary 3
  New Apps & Technology to Increase Productivity and Satisfaction with Your Parts & Service Support Canary 4
  Rental Industry Success Stories & Pitfalls Crystal K-L
  Cybersecurity: Six Easy Ways to Protect Yourself, Your Company, and Your Customers Crystal M-N
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Annual Meeting of the Membership (members only) Canary 1
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Manufacturers' Advisory Group (by invitation only) New Orleans/New York
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm First Time Attendee Reception (by invitation only) Anaheim/Atlanta
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Women in Construction Equipment Reception President's Suite 22674
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm The AED Foundation Fundraising Gala & 12th Annual Live Auction Presented by The AED Foundation & Ritchie Bros Cypress 1
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm After Hours Welcome Reception Lobby Bar
Tuesday, February 5, 2019    
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration Cypress Foyer
7:30 am - 8:30 am Summit Breakfast Cypress Foyer
7:30 am - 8:30 am New Dealer Member Breakfast New Orleans
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session Cypress 1
  Opening Presentation - OEM Panel  
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites  
10:00 am CONDEX Ribbon Cutting Cypress Foyer
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX) Cypress 2-3
10:30 am - 2:00 pm Guest Activity (for an additional fee) Leu Gardens
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Public Policy Council (by invitation only) President's Suite 22674
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summit Lunch Cypress 2-3
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm The AED Foundation Research Report Press Conference AED Pavilion
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Workforce Development Committee (by invitation only) President's Suite 22674
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  EI: The Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Success Canary 1
  The Top Ten Legal Myths Business Leaders Need to Know Canary 2
  People Maximizer: The Right People in the Right Seats Canary 3
  Activate Digital Marketing Tactics to Drive Your Business Forward Canary 4
  Reducing Turnaround Time and Increasing Throughput in the Service Department Crystal K-L
  Make the Move from Rent-to-Sell to Rent-to-Rent Crystal M-N
  #DOTHEHUSTLE: Taking Your Sales to the Next Level with New Techniques Crystal P-Q
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Beverage Break Ballroom Foyer
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  Dealer Competitive Strategy: State of the Art Canary 1
  Leadership Lessons From the Streets Canary 2
  Tellin' It Like it *BLEEPIN* Is: Giving Critical Feedback Canary 3
  Mentorship Matters Canary 4
  Dealer Rental Departments vs. National Rental Companies vs. Local Rental Stores: What's Driving the Competition? Crystal K-L
  Designing Sales Processes to Deliver Great Customer Feedback Crystal M-N
  Repair Your Repair Process: The Critical Need for Service Event Collaboration Crystal P-Q
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm CONDEX Reception Cypress 2-3
6:30 pm Past President's Dinner (by invitation only) Miami
Wednesday, February 6, 2019    
6:30 am 1st Source Bank Fun Run Main Lobby
7:30 am - 8:30 am Summit Breakfast Cypress Foyer
7:30 am - 8:30 am Canadian Breakfast (by invitation only) Boston/Atlanta
7:30 am - 2:00 pm Registration Cypress Foyer
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session Cypress 1
  Rich Karlgaard - Trump, Technology and 2019 Turbulence  
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites  
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX) Cypress 2-3
10:30 am - 2:30 pm Guest Activity (for an additional fee) Winter Park Shopping & Boat Tour
10:30 am - 11:30 am Emerging Leaders Council (by invitation only) Anaheim
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summit Luncheon Cypress 2-3
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Small Dealers Committee Meeting Anaheim
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  OEM Construction Engine Panel Canary 1
  The Profitability of Hiring Diversity Canary 2
  Business Transitions and Succession Planning: Understanding Options, Process, and Risks Canary 3
  Build Your Best Team Using Insight-Driven Decision Making Canary 4
  Maximize Your Revenues and Margins in Rent-to-Rent Using A Basic Pricing Model Crystal K-L
  Peak Performance: How to Increase Your Business by 80% in 8 Weeks Crystal M-N
  Going Mobile: Leveraging Mobile Technology Within Your Operation Crystal P-Q
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Beverage Break Ballroom Foyer
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)  
  Economic Outlook Canary 2
  Back to the Future: A Government Affairs Discussion Canary 1
  Run, Hide, or Fight: Surviving an Active Shooter Event Canary 3
  Reducing Your Customers' Cost of Equipment Ownership by Managing Their Data for Them Canary 4
  My Customer Has Insurance, But is My Rental Equipment Really Protected? Crystal K-L
  How to Read Your Customer's Mind Crystal M-N
  Creating Customers for Life Crystal P-Q
6:00 pm Doors Open for An Evening with John Boehner Cypress 1
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm A Conversation with John Boehner Cypress 1
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm A Celebration of 100 Years of AED Cypress Foyer
Thursday, February 7, 2019    
8:30 am - 9:30 am PAC Breakfast President's Suite 22674
8:30 am - 1:00 pm Golf Outing Hawk’s Landing Golf Club

Golf Outing at Hawk's Landing Golf Club

Spend your last day in the sunshine with your industry peers for a golf outing on Thursday, February 7 with tee times starting between 9:30 am and 10:00 am. Foursomes will be picked based off of each player's handicap, play scramble style and the top 3 foursomes will receive bragging rights and a trophy.
Fee: $140 (in addition to your Summit registration fee)

 

Guest Activities

Tuesday, February 5: Leu Gardens
Time:
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Price: $125 (This price is in addition to the guest registration fee)
Leu Gardens teems with vigor and beauty, regardless of the season. Discover palms, cycads and flowering trees. Enjoy azaleas, vines, bromeliads and tropical philodendrons. Appreciate the sight of familiar annual flowers and the beauty of roses and camellias. Stroll under the awe-inspiring branches of camphor trees, elms and oaks. When guests are ready to relax and take it all in, they can sit on the lawn and enjoy a boxed lunch while enjoying the serene ambiance..

Wednesday, February 6: Winter Park Shopping and Boat Tour
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Price: $125 (This price is in addition to the guest registration fee)
Located on Lake Osceola in the quiet suburb less than 10 minutes from downtown Orlando, the boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through three of the seven lakes and two, narrow manmade canals on the tranquil Winter Park chain. Guest will also get dedicated time to peruse the shops along with water.

 

What can you expect from the 2019 Summit? View our promo here to find out!

AED Cancelation Policy: 
Refunds are not permitted within 14 business days of the event unless a note is received detailing a medical emergency or other similar event.

 


Event Type:Annual Conference
Category:Annual Membership Meeting
Early registration ends on Nov 16, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Nov 17, 2018 and ends on Feb 02, 2019.
Late registration starts on Feb 03, 2019.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

Register for this event  

Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Manufacturer/Service Provider/Publication - Non CONDEX/Suite/Sponsor
Member Fee: $1000.00$1025.00$1075.00
Non-Member Fee: $2000.00$2050.00$2150.00
 Equipment Dealer:Single Registrant
Member Fee: $900.00$925.00$975.00
Non-Member Fee: $1800.00$1850.00$1950.00
 Equipment Dealer: 2 Attendees
Member Fee: $675.00$700.00$750.00
Non-Member Fee: $1350.00$1400.00$1500.00
 Equipment Dealer: 3 Attendees
Member Fee: $440.00$455.00$505.00
Non-Member Fee: $880.00$910.00$1010.00
 Equipment Dealer: 4 Attendees
Member Fee: $440.00$455.00$505.00
Non-Member Fee: $880.00$910.00$1010.00
 Equipment Dealer: 5 Attendees
Member Fee: $340.00$350.00$400.00
Non-Member Fee: $680.00$700.00$800.00
 Equipment Dealer: 6 Attendees
Member Fee: $340.00$350.00$400.00
Non-Member Fee: $680.00$700.00$800.00
 Equipment Dealer 7 or More Attendees
Member Fee: $325.00$335.00$385.00
Non-Member Fee: $650.00$670.00$770.00
 CONDEX Exhibitor/Suite Participant/Sponsor
Member Fee: $300.00$300.00$350.00
Non-Member Fee: $300.00$300.00$350.00
 Spouse/ Family Member/Guest
Member Fee: $275.00$300.00$325.00
Non-Member Fee: $550.00$600.00$650.00