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FAQs: Everything you need to know about Car Dealer Live 2024

Car Dealer Live takes place next Thursday (March 7). Here’s everything you need to know if you’re planning on attending on the day

Time 9:54 am, March 1, 2024

It’s now less than a week to go to our exclusive event for the motor trade – Car Dealer Live 2024.

The ticket-only event takes place next Thursday (March 7) and features a packed day of interviews with leading car dealers and exclusive research sessions.

Headline partners Auto Trader will present their latest research as well as Google, iVendi, Automotive Transformation Group and Cox Automotive.

In this post we aim to answer any questions you might have ahead of the big day.

When is it?

Car Dealer Live takes place on Thursday, March 7, and starts at 0900. 

Where is it?

The event takes place at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon. A link to the venue is here on Google Maps.

Car Dealer Live 2024 Where the venue is

Is there parking? 

Guests park in the main car park and walk up the right hand side of the building (follow the signs) to the Car Dealer Live entrance. Parking is free.

Car Dealer Live 2024 Parking

Can I still get a ticket?

No. Car Dealer Live has now sold out. But streaming tickets are available to watch the sessions on the Car Dealer Live website.

I cannot make the event – can I watch online?

Yes. Streaming tickets for Car Dealer Live are available. Place an order for a streaming ticket on the Car Dealer Live website and you’ll be sent details of hope to log in to the live stream. All sessions will be streamed in high definition.

What’s happening on the day?

The agenda for the day looks like this:

09:00 – Arrivals and coffee

09:30 – Welcome in auditorium from Car Dealer editor James Baggott

09:35 – Keynote interview – Peter Vardy

10:00 – Franchised dealer panel – sponsored by Automotive Transformation Group

10:30 – Auto Trader research session

11:00 – Coffee break and networking

11:30 – Cox Automotive research session

12:00 – Car manufacturer panel – sponsored by Cox Automotive

12:30 – Automotive Transformation Group research session

13:00 – Lunch

13:45 – Keynote interview – Peter Waddell 

14:15 – iVendi research session

14:45 – Luxury car dealer panel – sponsored by iVendi 

15:15 – Coffee break and networking

15:30 – Independent dealer panel – sponsored by Auto Trader

16:00 – Google’s Mohammad Lone on Vehicle Ads

16:30 – Event close

What dealers are on the panels?

The full list of car dealers on our panel discussions is as follows:

Headline interviews:

Peter Vardy

Peter Waddell, Big Motoring World Group

Luxury dealer panel:

Tom Hartley

Brett Ward, HR Owen

Tom Jaconelli, Romans International

Franchised dealer panel:

Robin Luscombe, Luscombe Motors

Chris Wiseman, Wessex Garages

Sue Corkin, Chorley Group

Independent dealer panel:

Alex Jones, Carbase

Estelle Miller, EV Experts

James McConville, Solo Cars

Car Manufacturer panel:

Matt Galvin, Nio UK

Mark Blundell, BYD UK

Nicola Dobson, Stellantis

What are the research sessions about?

Headline partners Auto Trader as well as Google, iVendi, Automotive Transformation Group and Cox Automotive will all present exclusive research at the event. The full details of what each will be talking about can be found in this post, including details of the special dealer and car manufacturer guests who’ll be joining them.

How do I get the research papers?

Each of our partners have prepared a paper that summarises their research which will be available to download from the Car Dealer Live website at the end of the day. 

Will there be food?

Yes. Coffee and pastries will be available upon arrival at 0900, a buffet lunch will be served at 1300 and coffee and cakes in an afternoon break at 1500. If you have dietary requirements or any allergies please contact a member of staff on the day.

I’ve bought a streaming ticket, how does it work?

Streaming ticket details will be emailed to you directly with information of how to log in to the live stream on the day. If you have not received this email please email the team or contact them via the live chat function on the Car Dealer Live website.

I attended Car Dealer Live, can I watch back the sessions on video?

Yes. All sessions will be available to watch again on the Car Dealer Live website by those who attended on the day. These will be available on Friday, March 8, and you’ll need to log in to the website to view them.

I missed the event, can I watch the sessions back on video too?

Yes you can, but you’ll need a replay ticket. These will be available to purchase on the Car Dealer Live website on March 8 and you’ll be able to watch all sessions at your leisure online.

If this post hasn’t answered your question contact the Car Dealer Live team via email or use the live chat on the Car Dealer Live website.

James Baggott's avatar

James is the founder and editor-in-chief of Car Dealer Magazine, and CEO of parent company Baize Group. James has been a motoring journalist for more than 20 years writing about cars and the car industry.

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