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ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA, JAN 31ST - FEB 3RD

WE'RE EXCITED TO HOST THE FIRST-EVER INSTITUTE SUMMIT IN SUNNY ST. PETE FLORIDA

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Introducing Keynote Speaker

Kevin 
   Brown

Motivational Speaker & Author

Motivational speaker and author Kevin Brown is passionate about helping people and organizations embrace a simple philosophy that separates world-class organizations and

high-performance people from everybody else - he calls it The HERO Effect®.

Through his books and presentations, Kevin entertains, inspires, and challenges people to show up every day and make a positive difference at work and in life!

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Your Hosts

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The Institute for Automotive Business Excellence has always been about improving the lives and businesses of auto shop owners to uplift the industry. After merging with RLO Training in 2021, that mission only became stronger with the creation of the GEAR Performance Groups (GPG). 

We are excited to hold the first Institute Summit to celebrate the successes our GPG Members have seen over the past year. And to provide training and community support that everyone in the industry can benefit from. 

Whether you're thinking about a Group or just hungry for more knowledge, The Institute Summit is where you'll learn how to take your shop to the top. 

Join us for training with top-notch speakers, networking with Group members and industry professionals, and - of course - a ton of fun and good food. Your ticket gets you access to the conference as well as discounted rates for the hotel, making it the perfect trip to bring your family along to soak up some sun!

Event Agenda

DAY 1 - JAN 31ST

3:00PM.........Hotel & Event Check-In

5:00PM.........Welcome Reception

DAY 2 - FEB 1ST

7:00AM.........Breakfast & Check-In

8:00AM.........Speaker Session / Keynote

9:00AM.........Team Building / Competition

10:30AM.........Break, Networking and Snacks

11:00AM.........Training Session / Speaker

12:00PM.........Buffet Lunch

1:30PM...........Training Session / Speaker

2:30PM..........Group Breakouts

4:00PM..........Free Time

5:00PM..........Sponsor Cocktail Hour

6:00PM..........Sponsor Evening Event & Dinner

DAY 3 - FEB 2ND

7:00AM.........Breakfast

8:00AM.........Shop Owner Panel

9:30AM..........Break, Networking and Snacks

10:30AM.........Training Session / Speaker

12:00PM.........Buffet Lunch

1:00PM......... Sponsor Speed-Dating 

2:00PM..........Free Time

5:00PM.........Sponsor Cocktail Hour

6:00PM.........Member Awards Dinner

DAY 4 - FEB 3RD

7:00AM.........Breakfast

8:00AM.........Speaker Session / Keynote

11:15AM.........Closing Ceremony

12:00PM.........Send-Off

What's
Included

Three Full days of expert training from world-renowned speakers (from inside AND outside the automotive industry) to give you the knowledge to excel with your business.

Four days of exciting events to enjoy including cocktail hours, the awards dinner, evening events, group breakouts and much more.

Network with the best of the best in the automotive industry - build relationships with other successful shop owners willing to help and support.

All breakfasts and lunches will be provided, alongside the award ceremony dinner and evening event.

We'll be raffling off prizes gifted by sponsors with over $10,000 in combined value that you could win!

Take advantage of bright and sunny St. Pete with discounted hotel rates for you and the whole family.

And a welcome bag with items gifted to attendees by our amazing Institute Summit Sponsors!

Registration Details

GENERAL ADMISSION

$1195 / SEAT

Allows entry for ONE individual to attend the Institute Summit. Discount available for additional attendees.

ADDITIONAL

$995 / SEATS

GROUP MEMBER

$0 / SEAT

Allows entry for ONE Gear Performance Group Member to attend the Institute Summit. Must redeem member code upon registration.

INSTITUTE CLIENT

$950 / SEAT

Allows entry for ONE Program Member to attend the Institute Summit. Must redeem member code upon registration.

ADDITIONAL

$950 / SEATS

Institute Clients and Gear Performance Group Members will receive emails containing their unique discount codes, or reach out to the Institute Admin Team for those codes at info@wearetheinstitute.com

DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE OR HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

JOIN US AT

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LOCATION 
HILTON ST. PETERSBURG CARILLON PARK
950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Where It's At

Jan 31st - Feb 3rd

Meet Our Speakers

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KEVIN BROWN

Motivational speaker and author of "The Hero Effect, Being Your Best When It Matters Most!"

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CHIP EICHELBERGER

Motivational & Keynote Speaker, Author, Founder of Get Switched On!

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SHASTA NELSON

Keynote Speaker, Author, and Expert on Friendship

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MICHAEL SMITH

Consultant and Found of Herzberg Smith & CO

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CECIL BULLARD

CEO & Founder of the Institute for Automotive Business Excellence

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KENT BULLARD

COO & Instructor for the Institute for Automotive Business Excellence

Media

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LUCAS UNDERWOOD

Co-Host of the ASOG Podcast

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DAVID ROMAN

Co-Host of the ASOG Podcast

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CARM CAPRIOTTO

Producer & Host of Remarkable Results Radio

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HUGE THANKS TO OUR SUPER SPONSOR!

Sponsorship
Opportunities

LIMITED TO 20 SPONSORS - SIGN UP EARLY!

 

With over 150 shops in attendance, representing the top 5% of the industry, The Institute Summit is the event for automotive repair sponsors.

 

Don't miss your opportunity to network with top shops and create lasting industry relationships! 

TAKE YOUR SHOP TO THE TOP! 

Register for The Institute Summit and join the hundreds of like-minded professionals who are focused on making their business the best it can be.