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About ARANY's Annual Convention & Trade Show

The Automotive Recyclers Association of New York is pleased to announce that its 57th Annual Convention & Trade Show will take place in Rochester on September 27-29, 2018. Automotive Recyclers from across New York State, the Northeast and Canada will come together at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center for professional business development, to learn about the latest trends, practices, equipment and technology—and to celebrate our industry and the accomplishments of ARANY!

Our 2018 theme is “Working Together, Achieving More”—as ARANY continues to pick-up momentum & unite our members across the State—we are focusing this energy and vision for the betterment of the industry in the Empire State and beyond!  We need to work together with the knowledge and experience that all convention attendees and supporters will obtain through their presence and participation—knowledge that will help improve their operations, enhance their recycling efforts and increase the bottom line...Let’s help our industry and our members...Let's Work Together for New York and Automotive Recycling!   

Program of Events

Thursday, September 27, 2018

ARANY Golf Outing & Spirit, Wine & Beer Tasting

Two pre-convention excursions available for Automotive Recyclers, Family & Friends!

Don’t miss out on Rochester’s local indulgences or taking a chance on the golf course!  Take this time to catch-up and relax with your fellow automotive recyclers before we head into the Convention weekend!

Golf Outing will run from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Spirit Wine & BeerTasting will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

**Separate Registration Required**

Register Here!

Golf Outing...............................................................................................................11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wine/Beer/Spirit Tasting.........................................................................................1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Preliminary Registration Open/Vendor Set-Up.....................................................3:00 – 6:00 p.m. 

Welcome/Kick-Off Party at Wilbert’s Lakeside......................................................7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Join us for great company and delicious foods as we officially kick-off the Convention!
Transportation to and from will be provided!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Registration..............................................................................................................Opens at 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast..................................................................................................................8:00 – 9:00 a.m.



Following-up on the success of last year’s Inaugural ARNE Convention & Trade Show, we will be hosting our 5th Annual Summit for Automotive Recycling Leaders. ARANY is inviting Auto Recyclers from neighboring states and Canadian provinces to come together to continue the conversation. The Summit is an open forum where Auto Recyclers can discuss and debate issues that impact the industry across the region and develop strategies for promoting greater cooperation. 

The Summit will run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  


Lunch......................................................................................................................
12:30–2:00 p.m.
With Annual Membership Meeting & Election of Officers
Join us as we report on the work of ARANY and prepare for the future.

Afternoon Education & Professional Development Sessions

Concurrent Sessions.............................................................................................2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • “Improving Your Bottom Line with URG Technologies” with Maegan Quinn, United Recyclers Group
  • “E-Commerce” with Andy Alonso, PartCycle
  • Session with NYS DEC Representatives

Concurrent Sessions.............................................................................................3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • “PMA Updates” with Representatives from PMA, Inc.
  • “Yank That Bag” with Paul D’Adamo, RAS
  • “Get More from Your Bottom Line” with Bill Stevens, Fenix Parts

Trade Show.............................................................................................................3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Hour on the Trade Show Floor...............................................................6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Annual Celebration Banquet & Auction...............................................................7:00–9:30 p.m.
Join us for a delicious meal as we celebrate ARANY, our members anachievements! 
Live Auction!
 

After Hours Party—Keep the Celebration Going!..............................10:00 p.m. - ???
Don’t miss out!  Following the Celebration Banquet we continue the camaraderie among our Members & Supporters after hours!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Registration..............................................................................................................Opens at 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast appointments with Yard Management Systems..................................7:30 – 8:45 a.m.
We will contact you ahead of the Convention and Trade Show for these appointments.

Morning Keynote Presentation..............................................................................9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

The Ins and Outs of Managing 4 Generations in the Workforce with Jeff Butler



Today, an unbelievable four different generations are sharing the workplace – Traditional Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials. With each generation having its own culture and beliefs, how do you successfully manage each one so that you are able to optimize their performance but also address their differences? The answer is crucial to your organization’s culture and long-term strategic success.

In this talk, best-selling author Jeff Butler, shares his research and insights into the four generations motivations, differences, and communication styles. You will learn how organizations across various industries are thriving with a multigenerational workforce. And you’ll gain specific actionable strategies to manage your cross-generational challenges and turn your multigenerational workforce into a competitive advantage.

 

Morning Trade Show Floor Open...........................................................................10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Morning Education & Professional Development Sessions

Concurrent Sessions...............................................................................................10:15 – 11:15 a.m

  • “HR – Hot Topics/Trends” with Jackie Milne
  • “Understanding How to Get the Most for Your Converters: Selling by Number and Grade vs.
    Toll Refining/Clarifying Terms Agreements” with Cliff Hope, PMR, Inc.
  • “Sales” with Bill Stevens, Fenix

Concurrent Sessions...............................................................................................11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • “FMLA & NYS Paid Family Leave” with Jackie Milne
  • “Automotive Recycler Sales Panel” lead by Bill Stevens, Fenix with leading industry panelists
  • Session with Hollander - pending

Lunch & Entertainment............................................................................................12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Keeping things interesting, this year's luncheon will feature Rochester’s favorite comedian, Sky Sands!

Afternoon Trade Show Floor Open..........................................................................2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

ARANY’s Annual Raffle Drawing will take place during the afternoon Trade Show, winner will receive a choice of:

Polaris Razor 900S  2 Polaris 570 4 Wheelers    10K Cash Prize


ARANY 2018 Convention & Trade Show Officially Closes        
                                                4:00 p.m.

REGISTER TODAY!