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DISTRIBUTOR TRAINING SEMINAR

DALLAS, TEXAS

JULY 11-14, 2024

Welcome to the Distributor’s Registration Website!

Beginning in 2024, new opportunities are coming to The Seminar. From the feedback you provided us, we are enhancing our educational offerings for those working from sales to customer service, up through management. Check out the rest of this website to see the featured trainings for the 2024 Seminar.

Please be aware, registration will include your choice of training opportunity.

Check out what’s new for 2024!

The DTE Traditional Track is just what you remember from past years. Attendees will be rotating between multiple suppliers to learn more about their products.

  • CVSN Member Flying Pricing: $795 per person
  • CVSN Member Driving Pricing: $495 per person

This course is the commercial vehicle aftermarket industry’s first entry-level certification introducing the industry to your newer employees, including individuals on your sales team or in the warehouse. Designed for team members from suppliers and distributors alike, this brand-agnostic training will contain topics like the anatomy of a truck, heavy-duty vocabulary, the supply/distribution sales process, and other macro-level industry topics. This course answers the questions your employees may not think of or may have been too afraid to ask – information they need to succeed. And with this knowledge and success, it will help you as a company retain your valued employees.

Participants will spend Thursday afternoon through Friday Morning learning and Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon jumping in to the DTE Traditional Track to learn more from the suppliers.

  • CVSN Member Flying or Driving Pricing: $1500 per person

The heavy-duty aftermarket’s premier training for your organization’s up and coming leaders. With a breadth of topics including leadership, interpersonal skills, financial acumen, core management, warranty, and general “back office” topics. Designed for team members from suppliers and distributors alike, this skills-focused training will help prepare your organization for the future as well as help retain your talent. Taught by leaders throughout the industry, as well as carefully-vetted outside  partners, help your future leaders gain and develop the skills they need to succeed.

  • CVSN Member Flying or Driving Pricing: $2,000

Diesel Laptops offers live, in-person training for some of the most sought after skills in the industry, including Aftertreatment and Emissions Systems, Electrical Diagnostics, and Universal Diagnostic software. The Seminar offering will feature their most popular subjects targeted at your service technician.

  • CVSN Member Pricing: $2000 per person

For over 40 years, Karmak has been the leading provider of business managment solutions for the heavy-duty trucking industry. Serving 1900+ locations, their customers include aftermarket distributors, service shops, full-service truck dealerships, trailer dealerships, lease/rental businesses, and more. 

  • CVSN Member Pricing: $2,000

CVSN Technology Conference

More Information to come!

  • CVSN Member Pricing: $2,000

HYATT REGENCY DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

(DFW International Airport, 2334 N International Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75261)

Within the Hyatt Regency there are two restaurants, Jacob’s Spring Grille and Mister G’s, and two bars, one of which is a 24-hour coffee bar. The location provides easily accessible connections to and from the airport including the complimentary shuttle or Skylink, dropping in terminal C of DFW International Airport.

The accommodations have been updated as recently as 2019 and provide a conservatively, stylish, modern look. Within the room you will for sure find a bed, but more importantly the windows are triple-draped to keep the unwanted noises of the airport and morning light out, as much as possible. Each room contains a TV, coffeemaker, iron, safe, and hair dryer. Other features of the hotel include a gym, outdoor pool, large meeting space for all these new trainings being offered.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Hotel rooms will be reserved for all distributors that register through the on-line registration system. You do not need to do anything to reserve your room.

GRATUITIES:  Gratuities for all services and activities as outlined in the itinerary have been included for you. Gratuities for services you may receive on your own are at your discretion.

REGISTRATION DESK:  During your stay at the Hyatt Regency DFW, the CVSN Registration Desk will be available to help make your stay more enjoyable. Stop by for any assistance you may need during the program.

PERSONAL INCIDENTAL ACCOUNTS:  The Hyatt Regency DFW will establish an incidental account for you for items of a personal nature such as gift purchases at the hotel, phone charges, laundry, room service, etc. These items will be at your own expense and may be paid by you at check out by cash or credit card including American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diner’s Club and Discover Card.  Do NOT use a debit card.

ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN YOUR PROGRAM:  Items of a strictly personal nature, such as laundry, medication and telephone calls. Taxi, bus, optional tours and entertainment that you may elect to take on your own that are not listed in the itinerary. Any expenses associated with deviations from the scheduled meeting dates.

TRANSPORTATION:  Hyatt Regency DFW has a free shuttle or Skybridge from Terminal C connecting directly with the hotel. If transportation is required outside of DFW International Airport, it will be on your own.

AIR:

Once airline tickets are booked they are non-refundable and non-transferable per airline rules and regulations.  Any changes needing to be made to an airline ticket after purchase will be at the expense of the individual.  Each distributor attendee will receive up to a $500 flight credit.  Any flight costs above $500 per attendee will the responsibility of the distributor and will need to be paid to MTI at the time of booking.

TRAVEL FORMS AND AIR ITINERARIES:  Please register for the CVSN at on the “Registration” tab to confirm your reservation.  Upon receipt of your registration, an air itinerary will be sent to you via e-mail for you to review and approve.  Once you have approved your airline reservations, any changes made will incur change penalties and may result in additional airfare charges for which you will be billed.  If your flight exceeds the $500 flight credit then you will need to provide MTI with payment for the excess before we can finalize the ticket.  If you have any questions, please call your CVSN Travel Coordinator at 913-438-2600.

IMPORTANT:  You will need to respond to MTI’s Air Department’s e-mail to CONFIRM your airline ticket. 

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATIONA photo identification is required for all passengers for airline travel. Please carry them on you and not in your checked luggage.

All travelers: Please be advised that the name on your airline ticket must exactly be the same as the name on your photo identification. If these names do not match, you will likely be denied boarding by the airline.

AIRLINE CONFIRMATIONSYour airline ticket confirmation numbers will be sent to you via e-mail from MTI’s Air Department.  Please use these numbers to check-in on-line 24 hours in advance of your flight.

LUGGAGE ALLOWANCEAirline travel regulations vary regarding the number of pieces of luggage you may check and the cost per bag.  Should any of your bags exceed the 50 pound weight restriction imposed by the airlines, you will incur additional charges. In addition, only one carry-on bag is allowed per passenger, plus a personal item such as a purse, camera bag or laptop. Carry-on bags must fit under a seat or in an overhead compartment. Golf bags are considered one piece of checked luggage.

SECURITY AND PACKING GUIDELINES: Airport security measures differ from one airport to another around the world. However, some general guidelines should be followed. Be sure to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure, allow ample time to clear security screening at your airport and expect to encounter more than one security checkpoint at all airports. Airlines are requiring that you present yourself at your departure gate 45 minutes prior to departure. In addition, some airlines are refusing to accept checked luggage less than one hour prior to scheduled flight time. Do NOT pack any sharp objects in your carry-on luggage or they will be confiscated by security. Items such as pocket knives, tweezers, disposable razors, metal nail files, etc. must be packed in your checked luggage.  All liquids and gels in your carry-on must be less than 3 oz. (100 ml) and fit in a one, plastic, one-quart, zip-top bag.

LAPTOP COMPUTERS AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT:  Laptops, expensive jewelry and other electronic equipment are attractive to thieves. It is imperative that you carry these items on your person and not in your checked luggage. Regretfully, CVSN and MTI cannot assume responsibility for these items in your luggage. Additionally, most airlines do not replace these items if lost. Simply stated, do not give these items to bellmen, skycaps or anyone else. 

Have Questions?  Please contact your CVSN Travel Coordinator, Mikiah at: mikiah@mtievents.com or 913-438-2600

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