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Auto/Mate Announces Dates for Fall User Summit in Chicago

Attendees who pre-register online by Friday, July 31st can enter to win afree hotel room up to two nights

ALBANY, N.Y. – July 20th, 2015 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems ( announced today it will be hosting its Fall User Summit in Oak Brook, IL near Chicago on October 12th and 13th, 2015. Auto/Mate’s dealership customers are invited to attend the event that features product training from Auto/Mate’s technology experts, news on the latest updates as well as what’s in store for Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS), and networking opportunities with peers.


“I’ve really enjoyed meeting with our customers during our first two User Summits on the east coast, so we’re taking this event on the road,” said Mike Esposito, President and CEO of Auto/Mate. “The opportunity to hear our customers’ feedback, questions and suggestions on our product line has been invaluable, and we hope to provide the same value to them with our educational tracks.”


The Fall User Summit will be held at the Hilton Chicago/ Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. Auto/Mate’s dealership customers who register online by Friday, July 31st can enter to win a free event hotel room up to two nights. The deadline to book rooms at a discounted rate is September 4th, 2015.


Auto/Mate’s User Summit is geared toward dealership executives and managers who want to learn more about Auto/Mate’s DMS features and capabilities. There is no charge for Auto/Mate’s customers to attend the event, which includes a hosted breakfast, lunch and cocktail hour. Highlights will include:


Monday, October 12th

5:00 pm: Cocktail party kick off and attendee registration


Tuesday, October 13th

8:00 am: Attendee registration and breakfast

8:30 am: Introduction and future vision by Mike Esposito

9:00-Noon: Department series break-out sessions

Noon-1:00 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm-3:00 pm: Department series break-out sessions

3:00 pm: Closing remarks, Q&A


Auto/Mate is offering limited sponsorship opportunities to Open/Mate partners and third-party vendors for the event. The discount deadline for a Platinum Exhibitor Table sponsorship is Friday, July 31st. For additional sponsorship information, click here.


Natalie Ripperger, Controller with Jim True Ford in Brookville, IN attended Auto/Mate’s Spring User Summit in Boston, MA. “I was not disappointed! The User Summit provided a wealth of information for both current and future use,” Ripperger said. “Our dealership has a new vision and path towards more efficient and effective operations. The event far exceeded my expectations!”


To register for the event or for more details, contact Jessica Joralemon, Manager of Events and Marketing Communications, at or 877-340-2677.


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About Auto/Mate

Auto/Mate Dealership Systems is a leading provider of dealership management system (DMS) software to retail automotive dealerships, typically saving dealers thousands of dollars per month from their current provider. Our Automotive Management Productivity Suite (AMPS) is a user-friendly, feature-rich DMS in use by more than 1,100 auto dealers nationwide. Auto/Mate has received the DrivingSales Dealer Satisfaction Award in 2012, 2013, and 2014.


Auto/Mate’s employees have more than 940 years of combined experience working in franchised auto dealerships, the foundation of its “Designed By Car People For Car PeopleTM” slogan. Auto/Mate is committed to winning its customers’ business each and every month with no long-term contracts and free software upgrades. For more information follow us on Twitter @AutoMateDMS and subscribe to our blog at


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