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CCIF Toronto 2021 Virtual Experience – February 3-4

February 3 - February 4

Virtual Experience
February 3 & 4 2021 10am to 7pm (EST)

Event Details

Attendees will be able to network in virtual spaces via text, audio and video chat; attend conferences and workshops; ask questions to speakers and sponsors, all from the comfort of their home or office.

Workshop: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11am – 12:30pm (EST)
Conference sessions: Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 1:30pm – 4:30pm (EST)
Virtual Reception & Gala Awards : Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 4:30pm – 6:30pm (EST)
Network and sponsors lounges: February 3, 2021 2020, 10am – 7pm (EST)

Conference sessions: Thursday, February 4, 2021, 1pm – 4pm (EST)
Network and sponsors lounges: Thursday, February 4, 2021, 10am – 7pm (EST)


Agenda

February 3, 2021
11:00 a.m. Stop Managing, Start Leading:  What you need to know to build the workplace back better
Workshop with Sharon Ramalho, Former Chief People Officer McDonald’s Canada, presented by Simplicity Car Care
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
1:30 p.m. An Insurance Perspective – the Effect of the Rising Cost to Fix Cars on our Shared Customer
Speaker: Ryan Stein, Insurance Bureau of Canada
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
1:45 p.m. Continue the discussion with Ryan Stein
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
2:00 p.m. I-CAR: ADAS is here… is your shop prepared?
Speakers: Bud Center, Dirk Fuchs, Jeff Poole & Scott VanHulle, I-CAR Tech Center
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
2:40 p.m. Continue the discussion with the I-CAR team
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
3:00 p.m. Succession Planning & Exit Strategies.
Speaker: Donald Cooper, The Donald Cooper Corporation
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
4:20 p.m. Continue the discussion with Donald Cooper
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
4:30 p.m. Virtual Reception & Gala Awards
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
February 4, 2021
1:00 p.m. Selling Your Business? Non-Financial Issues to Ensure Success
Speaker: Brahm Elkin, M&A Club presented by AkzoNobel
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
1:40 p.m. Continue the discussion with Brahm Elkin
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
2:00 p.m. The Impact of Electric Vehicle Growth on the Collision Repair and Auto Insurance Industries
Speaker: Ryan Mandell, Mitchell International
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium
2:40 p.m. Continue the discussion with Ryan Mandell
Virtual Room: Networking Lounge
3:00 p.m. CCIF 2021 newsroom: coast to coast collision repair industry news!
Our news anchor: Steve Knox, General Manager at Carstar Fredericton and I-CAR instructor
Our reporters:
Rene Young, Automotive Retailers Publishing co.
Huw Evans, Rousseau Communication
Virtual Room: Fix Auto Auditorium

Workshop

Stop Managing, Start Leading:  What you need to know to build the workplace back better
By Sharon Ramalho, Former Chief People Officer McDonald’s Canada, presented by Simplicity Car Care

2020 has been the most unexpected and turbulent year in recent history. You have been challenged in ways never imagined.  Businesses have been forced to evolve, pivot or face closure. At the same time, new expectations have been created by your employees and your customers.  The future success of your business is dependent on the actions you take and those who are resilient enough will thrive.

In this session, you will learn:
• Why it is even more important to have an employee base who are healthy, engaged and ready to contribute
• How to recognize and support employees who may be struggling with the events of this past year.
• The style of leadership needed to make the shift from business recovery to business acceleration.
• Examples of leaders and businesses who are getting it right.

 


Speaker Spotlight

Brahm Elkin :  Selling Your Business? Non-Financial Issues to Ensure Success
Brahm is a serial entrepreneur and management executive, currently active in mergers, acquisitions and financing. Brahm has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University. He serves on several boards. He founded and developed the M&A Club Canada in 2009 into a Canada wide organization, comprised of 19 Clubs and 1000 members. Established 15 annual M&A Forums, a daylong conference, as well as the annual M&A Awards Gala to recognize and celebrate the successes within the Merger and Acquisition professional community. Since 2011, involved with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) as co-mission Leader for Canada to the Asian Financial Forum (AFF) in Hong Kong. Brahm quickly recognized the importance of the global trade potential for Canadian companies through HK channels and that those contacts being important for M&A Club members. Four Thousand participants attend the two-day AFF every year.Brahm has a strong focus on bridging cultural and language differences between groups and creating dialogue and understanding between diverse communities.
(Presented by AkzoNobel)

 


 

Donald Cooper: Succession Planning & Exit Strategies.
Donald is a management Speaker and Business Coach. He started his business career at the age of 6 sweeping the floor in the family business for 5 cents a day. Long days and low pay…excellent early training for an entrepreneur. He earned an MBA from the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario, followed by 18 years at Cooper Canada, the family business. At the age of 43 Donald reinvented himself as an award-winning fashion retailer. Starting with sales of $15 the first day, he fundamentally redefined the customer experience for which he received 7 Awards of Excellence for marketing, service and business innovation, including being voted Canada’s outstanding innovative retailer by The Retail Council of Canada. For the past 20 years, as a management speaker and business coach, Donald has helped business clients in over 40 industries throughout the world to rethink, refocus and reinvent themselves to create 5 key outcomes: Create a compelling competitive advantage; Market and promote more effectively in a crowded and cynical marketplace; Attract, lead and retain a dedicated and top-performing team; Improve long-term profitability and Create a clear direction for the future of their business and their life. For his unique bottom-line business insights, compelling presentation style and tireless commitment to clients, Donald has been awarded the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation by the National Speakers Association. He has also been inducted into the Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame.

 


 

Ryan Mandell: The Impact of Electric Vehicle Growth on the Collision Repair and Auto Insurance Industries
Ryan has spent his entire career in the automotive industry and has a wide array of experiences ranging from field claims appraiser, body shop manager, and as a regional director for a large recycled parts supplier.  In his current role, Ryan works with insurance executives and material damage leaders to provide actionable insights and consultative direction for their claims organizations.  Ryan earned his Master of Arts degree from Northern Arizona University and Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Diego.  Ryan also received the Accredited Automotive Manager designation from the Automotive Management Institute in 2016.  In 2015, he was selected as one of the top 40 Business and Community Leaders under the age of 40 by South Sound Business Magazine. Ryan has spoken at numerous industry events and is a frequent author of content related to auto insurance and collision repair.

 


 

Bud Centre

Bud Center

Dirk Fuchs

Dirk Fuchs

Jeff Poole

Jeff Poole

Scott VanHulle

Scott VanHulle

I-CAR: ADAS is here… is your shop prepared?
Bud Center –  Director, Technical Products and Curriculum
Dirk Fuchs – Director, Technical Programs and Services
Jeff Poole – Manager and Subject Matter Expert
Scott VanHulle, Manager, RTS and OEM Technical Relations

 


 

Ryan Stein: An Insurance Perspective -̶̵ the Effect of the Rising Cost to Fix Cars on our Shared Customer
Ryan is the Executive Director, Auto Policy and Innovation at the Insurance Bureau of Canada. With over a decade of experience in policy development, he leads a team of policy analysts that works with Canadian insurance companies to develop solutions to various legislative and regulatory issues affecting their businesses. Ryan and his team help IBC support its members across a broad range of important emerging issues. A Chartered Insurance Professional, Ryan earned an undergraduate degree in international business and a master’s degree in international affairs, both from Carleton University in Ottawa.

 


 

Sharon Ramalho: Stop Managing, Start Leading:  What you need to know to build the workplace back better
Sharon is the founder of Six Words Consulting. She is a trusted leader and advisor, with more than 35 years experience in the fields of Human Resources, Restaurant Operations, Marketing, Franchisee Relations, Change Management, Business Consulting and Executive Leadership. Former Chief People Officer McDonald’s Canada, Sharon enjoyed a long, diverse award-winning career with McDonald’s Restaurants, in Canada and across Europe. At Six Words, she consults, advise, and strategize with business and HR leaders to simplify the complexities of people leadership, build employee engagement and provide business planning services. Sharon inspires others by sharing her experiences, insights and proven best practices, with the goal to assist business leaders in achieving their full potential.
(Presented by Simplicity Car Care)

 

CCIF 2021 newsroom: coast to coast collision repair industry news!
Our news anchor: Steve Knox, General Manager at Carstar Fredericton and I-CAR instructor
Our reporters:
Rene Young, Automotive Retailers Publishing co.
Huw Evans, Rousseau Communication

 


Registration

Registration includes the networking lounge and sponsors lounge access, Wednesday’s reception, as well as Wednesday’s & Thursday’s CCIF meeting.

The registration fee as of January 1st will be $179. Pre-registration is required.

Please note that there are no refunds after January 20th. Please contact info@ccif.ca for more information or if you have any issues registering. Registration will close January 31st.

Registration is now closed. Contact info@ccif.ca for questions.

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Details

Start:
February 3
End:
February 4
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