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Bob White, ARI spoke about ARI’s ongoing investment and commitment to the Canadian market.
Over 200 fleet professionals attended ARI’s 2018 Fleet Forum at Markham’s Angus Glen Golf Club. The days events included a speaker series, OEM product presentations, keynote address, lunch and golf.

Geoff Seely, Vice President and General Manager of ARI Canada, welcomed guests and thanked ARI’s partners, customers and prospects for their participation. Seely emphasized how ARI’s governing principles of ongoing investment in core services, support of its people, investment in the future, client and employee engagement and exceptional service have driven the company’s success. Bob White, President of ARI, expanded on how the company is keeping a consistent and focused approach to the Canadian market, as well as provided a company update on Holman Enterprises and ARI’s global business. ARI’s Don Woods and Mike Stallone, lead the Fleet Future Technology presentation, highlighting how ARI’s use of advanced analytics and technology such as Alexa and chatbots create value for customers by increasing fleet managers and drivers productivity while reducing complexity.

Mike Stallone cutline to “Mike Stallone, ARI, shared ARI’s focus on technology that’s wanted, effective and ready for clients benefit.
Charlie Guthro, VP of ARI Strategic Services North America, shared how through employing best practices, fleets can buy, repair, replace and drive right, within a cost saving mandate, while communicating the right story to the right people at the right time in the right way.

The forums Key Note speaker was Peter Mansbridge, one of Canada’s most respected and recognizable figures. Mansbridge, the former 30 year anchor of CBC’s The National highlighted Canada’s contribution in building a better world.

During the technology update, Don Woods, ARI discussed how the internet of everything will impact fleet.
“For me, what it means to be Canadian, is that we are a caring country. We care about our fellow Canadians and we care about those on the other side of the World”- Peter Mansbridge.

As part of the forum, Guests had the opportunity to visit the OEM corral and learn more about some of Canada’s top selling fleet vehicles from manufacturers including, Audi, BMW, FCA, Ford, Hyundai, Mitsubishi an others.

Geoff Seely summed up the Forum “With record attendance from clients as well as ARI’s OEM and vendor partners, we were once again so pleased to bring together the Toronto fleet community to share best practices, exchange ideas and build stronger connections with our clients and partners.”

Peter Cornu, General Motors and Andrew Weller talk trucks.

Lio Grande, Stonebridge, learns more about the Ram 1500’s features from Bernie Moorcroft, FCA.

Nicole McLaughlin and Irma Fishman flank ARI’s Rodger Klarer during a break in OEM presentations.

Fleet Forum guests check out popular fleet offerings during the OEM presentations.

Thomas Roth, VW, Brian Horwith, ARI and Todd Sturza, TD Bank at the OEM Corral.

Ket Cole, Bayer, Jacqueline Carpio and Matt Pawluk, BMW discussed the BMW Corporate Sales program during the forum.

Steven Roth, Hyundai, took Kaisa Cara, Rogers through some of the technology featured in 2019 Hyundai products.

News anchor and journalist Peter Mansbridge, provided the keynote address at the Forum.

Barb Tilly, Ford, Alonso Martin, ARI and Doug McCallum Somerville enjoy the sunshine during the OEM presentations.

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