fbp
Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit: Three Days Dedicated to Transformation

Written by Mike Whitaker

December 20, 2019

Your Nationwide organization has very publicly stated the group’s five core commitments to you, our members. Everything our teams do is hyper-focused on delivering on these five promises 

Some of these commitments are easily defined and have been created to be easy to leverage in your business. 

nationwide executive leadership summit, Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit: Three Days Dedicated to Transformation, Nationwide Marketing GroupCommitment 1 is to deliver the largestscale buying opportunities year-round, with compelling values and margin opportunities. These are always highlighted with the great offerings at each PrimeTime. 

Commitment 2 is to provide unmatched access to emerging technologies and digital solutions, and it’s best demonstrated by the powerful results of the AdRocket platform and the best-in-class websites provided by Site on Time and RWS. 

Commitment 3 is to provide business services that simplify or reduce the cost of operations. Programs such as EPIC Protect – along with partnerships and programs with partners including CoAdvantage, Lockton and many more – are giving you back time and money in your business. 

Commitment 4, we committed to provide practical marketing solutions with proven results, and an array of successful campaigns and events are constantly delivered for every opportunity of the year. 

Commitment 5, however, isn’t as easy to quantify. We committed to best-in-class people, leadership and development programs, and in this, we committed to an ongoing journey that has never been, and never will be, easy. 

People are the most valuable asset of any business. Sure, marketing, business services, scaled buying opportunities and cutting-edge digital tools are key to the success of every retailer, but all of these are minute in comparison to the impact we’ll experience from the success or failure of our people. The quality of your team, from the top down, will ultimately determine your future. 

Years of dedication to education and leadership development provided Nationwide with a great starting point in our planning around our commitment to people and development. Your group has been in the people business for decades. With a complete array of management, selling skills and product training delivered via live sessions and video learning modules, Nationwide’s front-line teams have been well served with updated information for more than 20 years. What began in the 1990s with VHS tapes grew to DVD, then desktop video and finally today’s fully mobileoptimized Nationwide Learning Academy online. 

nationwide executive leadership summit, Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit: Three Days Dedicated to Transformation, Nationwide Marketing Group

When I joined the Nationwide team almost six years ago, I inherited an educational program that was in great shape. However, the one missing piece was a program to help today’s retail leaders develop and hone their personal skills. As our team began to look for ways to provide such a service to Nationwide members, we knew this would have to be done in a live, workshop-style event. Today, after several iterations, and a few years of tweaking and listening closely to participant feedback, the Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit has become a one-of-a-kind opportunity. 

The Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit is held twice each year at Nationwide’s PrimeMedia Studios, just outside Atlanta, Georgia. The event, which runs from Tuesday to Thursday, exposes attendees to the only industry-specific leadership development program for independent retail leaders. The curriculum of the Summit is customized for each group and, using Nationwide’s research capabilities, is customized and tailored to those in attendance. The Summit guides each attendee on a path of improvement, for their own leadership skills and the leadership across their business. Size is irrelevant. Attendees have included dealers of all sizes, from one store to dozens. Effective leadership and the needed skills are applicable to all. 

The next Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit will be held October 1-3, 2019, and registration is now open. At the upcoming event, we’ll explore the latest in leadership skill development, and we’ll experience a data-driven journey to more effective recruiting, retention and team building. You’ll discover new insights on talent evaluation, and you’ll hear from an array of content authorities on all aspects of leading teams, developing future leaders and leveraging the best components of working in your company to create lasting careers for your mosttalented team members. In short, this event is a worthwhile investment of your time and will help you lead the premier team in your market and your industry. 

nationwide executive leadership summit, Nationwide Executive Leadership Summit: Three Days Dedicated to Transformation, Nationwide Marketing Group

If you’d like to learn more or register for the event, please visit www.nationwideprimemedia.com/summit. Here, you can hear firsthand from dealers who’ve attended our last few events, and you’ll have access to an array of additional information. 

Seating for the event is extremely limited, and reservations are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. We look forward to serving you in October and being part of your journey leading the best companies in independent retail today.

 

Connect With Us!

More Podcasts

124: Castle Rental & Pawn Talks NIL Deal with Local College “Rental” Athlete

124: Castle Rental & Pawn Talks NIL Deal with Local College “Rental” Athlete

The stars aligned perfectly for Enos Barger, managing partner at Castle Rental & Pawn, to sign an NIL deal with a local college athlete and recent transfer student. But theirs is a situation that other independent business owners can learn from and look to capitalize on in their own markets.

123: Celebrating 70 Years of Queen City Audio Video & Appliances

123: Celebrating 70 Years of Queen City Audio Video & Appliances

Started as a TV repair shop in 1952, Queen City Audio Video Appliances has grown into a widely successful independent retail business in the Charlotte, NC market. As they celebrate 70 years in business, we sit down with second-generation owner Roddey Player and his kids Roddey Jr. and Kate to talk about the company’s legacy, their expansion efforts and more.   

122: Brand Story Time with Todd Getz from GE Appliances

122: Brand Story Time with Todd Getz from GE Appliances

A lot fo work and effort goes into crafting an effective brand story. Just ask Todd Getz, Executive Brand Director for GE and GE Profile, who has made stops at Coca-Cola, P&G and Colgate Palmolive before landing in Louisville. Todd shares his experience at GEA and dives into some of the things he’s working on.