The Car Remarketing Affiliation (VRA) will look to handle issues surrounding COVID-19 and the affect of Brexit in its upcoming Car Retailing in 2021 webinar.
The VRA’s third 2021 Outlook Seminar will happen at 10am on November 19 and is ready to characteristic a predominant presentation from ASE World chairman, Mike Jones, whereas Cox Automotive’s Philip Nothard will reveal information from his newest used automobile sector Perception Report.
The webinar is the newest in a sequence of 5, 30-minute briefing occasions that the VRA is holding throughout November and December.
VRA chair, Sam Watkins, mentioned: “The well being of car retail will likely be a vital issue within the remarketing and used automobile and van sectors over the subsequent 12 months however it stays tough to foretell the developments that may develop with any diploma of certainty.
“We’re wanting ahead to exploring this space with Mike and Philip, offering a level of perception that ought to show extraordinarily helpful to these attending the webinar.”
The VRA’s first two 2021 Outlook Seminar occasions featured Steve Freeman, head of automotive at MHA Consulting Doable Coronavirus Situations in 2021, whereas a panel dialogue on The Used Automobile Market in 2021 included Derren Martin, head of UK valuations at Cap HPI, Rupert Pontin, director of perception at Cazana and Jayson Whittington, chief automobile editor at Glass’s.
The VRA Outlook Collection has taken the place of the VRA Seminar, which is often held each November however had confirmed not possible to organise within the present surroundings.
Watkins mentioned: “Regardless of the pandemic, we wished to attempt to ship one thing that fulfilled an identical function to the VRA Seminar however have been additionally conscious of the diploma of webinar fatigue round.
“One of many good issues about our regular seminar is that it’s open to anybody who works within the motor business and we now have determined to proceed this provide into the 2021 Outlook Seminars. It’s not only for VRA members.”
Those that want to register to attend the 2021 Outlook Seminars ought to e-mail [email protected].