VIPAR Heavy Duty will virtually kick off its annual IMPACT Conference Tuesday, Oct. 20, bringing together distributors, suppliers and business associates for a 3-day action-packed event to share ideas, business insights and technology solutions to support the continued growth of the network.
Utilizing innovative virtual event platforms, VIPAR Heavy Duty’s Virtual IMPACT Conference will deliver many of the valuable features attendees have come to expect – plus additional content – that continue to set the IMPACT Conference apart as a marquee event and one of the best in the industry.
“Each year we look forward to connecting with our industry leaders at the conference to positively impact our network and the heavy duty aftermarket,” said Jeff Paul, vice president of marketing, VIPAR Heavy Duty. “This year’s virtual conference format allows us to expand participation to include additional frontline warriors from within our distributors’ and suppliers’ businesses, enhancing our information share while extending valuable programming to more key staff within their organizations.”
The V! IMPACT Conference will feature updates from the G3 Management team on the organization including the PARTSPHERE Digital Ecosystem, a virtual trade show featuring 125 content-rich booths, general session, annual stockholder meeting, supplier meeting, distributor education session and prescheduled one-to-one meetings, facilitated with fully integrated video conferencing to connect distributors and suppliers. The virtual platform also offers built-in text, audio and video chat functionality to further enhance attendee networking, as well as event gamification.
In addition, VIPAR Heavy Duty will host 30 supplier training breakout sessions providing distributors with sales and technical training from many of the organization’s industry leading suppliers. Training sessions will be held live during the event and then available on-demand within the conference platform until the end of the year.