Auto Symposium 2022
About The Symposium
Automotive Dealership owners, managers, and personnel are invited to join us on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm at the Sheraton Needham, MA for O’Connor & Drew’s 6th Annual Auto Dealer Symposium.
Servicing the automotive dealership industry for 70 years, O’Connor & Drew firm partners and industry experts will be sharing their knowledge, tips, and advice on Operational, Tax, and IT Audit, Assurance, and Cybersecurity geared specifically for Automobile Dealerships
2021 Event Speakers: Powerpoints and Video Presentations
IT Audit & Security Update
Michael Hammond, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, Principal, OCD Tech – the IT Audit & Security Division of O’Connor & Drew, P.C. spoke with Dealerships on the status of cybersecurity within the industry and how to protect their dealerships from a data beach.
Ryan J. McDonell, CPA, O’Connor & Drew, P.C. provided a preliminary Tax Update pertaining to what Auto Dealerships can potentially expect this upcoming tax season and beyond.
The Buy / Sell Market
Alan Haig, President of Haig Partners discussed the current status of the dealership Buy/Sell Market as well as online tools consumers are now using in the car buying process.
John Sheriff from Sheriff 5-Star provided some real-life examples and advice for Fixed Operations Improvements at the Dealership.
Robert F. O’Koniewski, Esq., Executive Vice President and General Counsel, MSADA provided insight on current legislation on the state and federal levels and how it is and could impact dealerships.
2019 Auto Dealer Symposium slide presentations.
2018 Auto Dealer Symposium slide presentations.