Farm Equipment has announced the agenda and presentation lineup for its “Next Generation-themed” 2015 Dealership Minds Summit, its once-every-2-years conference and networking event for dealer-principals, top-level management and executives from farm equipment dealerships of all colors. The upcoming event (open only to professional dealer personnel) centers exclusively on “The Next Generation” of management & ownership transitions within farm equipment dealerships.  View the program now.

To be held at the Historical Hilton Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati on January 13-14, 2015, the format expands upon the formula of the 2013 event, including a special capital-access workshop, informal peer-to-peer roundtables, general session presentations (covering leadership development and key financial metrics) and extensive networking via networking meals and panel presentations. The dealer-to-dealer panel sessions cover real-life transition approaches, structures for next generation talent development, paths to entry for the professional manager and employee stock ownership programs (ESOPs).  

Planned and executed with the help of the Farm Equipment Dealership of the Year Alumni Group and Editorial Advisory Board, the speaker lineup includes 13 leading dealer groups representing $2.7 billion in annual sales.

View the complete, 8-page program. An Early-Bird Registration discount is available through October 15, 2014.

Sponsors of the 2015 Dealer-Only event include: Dealership Information Systems (DIS), Versatile, Yetter Farm Equipment, Agricredit, Art’s Way, HBS Systems, Ag Direct, Ritchie Bros., Equip IQ and Woods Equipment

To review the program and to register for this limited-seating event, visit