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Friday, June 14, 2024

With the CD/NLA show in Orlando coming up in just three weeks, now’s the time to book your stay at the all-under-one-roof Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center or lose out on our special rates. Our room block closes in just a few days, on October 9.  Register today to secure your accommodations at just $249/night—that’s including resort fees. Don’t miss out as rooms are selling quickly.

CD/NLA Show Education Co-Chair Jason Sharenow CD/NLA Show Education Co-Chair Karl Guenther

The educational component of the CD/NLA Show is developed by our Education Committee—co-chaired by Jason Sharenow of Broadway Elite and Karl Guenther of Statement Limousine—with operators of all sizes in mind. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a novice with just two cars, you’ll find programming relevant to your business.

CD/NLA Show Tamra Ferris of Comerica Bank CD/NLA Show Becky Laramee of All Points Limousine CD/NLA Show Michael Villani Jr. of Auto One Capital

On Monday, October 23, at 8:15 a.m., we’re thrilled to present an important session that deals with the economic side of the business: Mastering Financial Solutions: Loans, Leases & Banking Relationships. During the pandemic, many organizations got a firsthand look at the delicate balance between profitability and emergency funding through banking partners, especially during a crisis. Featuring expert speakers Tamra Ferris of Comerica Bank, Becky Laramee of All Points Limousine, and Michael Villani Jr. of Auto One Capital, and moderated by Sharenow, this education session is your gateway to understanding EIDL loans, traditional vehicle loans, leases, and how to develop that banking relationship for SBA loans and lines of credit moving forward.

CD/NLA Show Alicia Hayes of American Classic Limousines CD/NLA Show Quentin Shackleford of All Class Limo

In recent years, CD and the NLA have seen an incredible influx of new, smaller operators attending our shows who are hungry to learn and grow. With that in mind, we’ve developed programming exclusively with those operators in mind. On Tuesday, October 24, at 8:30 a.m., you’ll want to join us for Navigating Challenges and Opportunities for Small Operators. Featuring panelists Alicia Hayes of American Classic Limousines and Quentin Shackleford of All Class Limo, once again moderated by Sharenow, this session will help you discover a wealth of insights and strategies tailored specifically for small operators to elevate your venture to new heights. Designed to equip you with the essential tools for success in today's competitive market, we’ll analyze topics from pricing strategies to affiliate partnerships and beyond. This session is your opportunity to network, learn, and apply practical techniques that can reshape your business trajectory.


“This is the DO-NOT-MISS session of this year’s CD/NLA Show. Learn exactly what the panelists WISH they had been taught when they started in the business. Pricing, financials, affiliate relationships, and technology are just a few of the topics being discussed by the panel whose experience ranges from new in the industry to second generation. Tremendous information and a priority session for new and smaller operators,” says Shackleford.


In addition to our informative and entertaining classroom-style sessions and roundtables, the CD/NLA Show also has a number of dedicated activities designed to expand your business network while you exchange tips and ideas. If that sounds intriguing to you, then you’ll definitely want to take part in our acclaimed Operator Mentoring Program. In this event, you will be paired with a group led by two mentors, a young and dynamic entrepreneur as well as a wise, established leader—both seasoned professionals—for a conversation like no other. You can ask questions, seek invaluable advice, and swap ideas and tips with your mentors as well as your group. Limited to just 200 operators, this event is an absolute must for those who envision long-term growth and the fortification of their operations for years to come. Pre-registration is required, so click here to choose your mentor pairing.

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