Rees, Spader to Lead Workshops at RVDA Show

July 30, 2018 by RVBusiness

A World of Training President Michael Rees and Spader Business Management President John Spader are teaming up for a special session called “M Cubed – Measuring, Moving & Managing” on Nov. 8, from 9-10 a.m. at the RVDA Convention/ Expo in Las Vegasa. According to a press release, the co-presented workshop will cover important information on how to improve your business.

Spader will show attendees how to access the necessary numbers for three critical performance indicators that have a direct impact on growing businesses. Rees will follow Spader, explaining how to install processes that will move these numbers forward and grow your dealership. Together, they’ll share tips on how to motivate managers and other key employees to continually monitor and improve these numbers. A video preview is available for this special session.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to extract important measurables from their DMS and/or monthly management accounts.
  • The importance of these numbers and the impact they have on the business.
  • How to improve these numbers and maintain them through proper management and motivation.


Michael Rees

Rees is a results-oriented leader with a longtime career in RV and automobile sales, management, training, and overall dealership operations. He has helped hundreds of dealers nationwide to become more successful. The author of articles for industry publications such as RV Executive Today and RVBusiness, he is also a regular workshop speaker at RVDA’s annual convention and various state conventions.

Spader is one of the primary instructors of his company’s “Total Management Workshop” and also presents other workshops and seminars on business management. He has authored many industry articles and has been invited to speak for groups including Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, North American Equipment Dealers Association, and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute.

John Spader

In addition to repeat presenters, the convention committee each year seeks out first-time speakers to keep content relevant and fresh for dealers. Among this year’s newcomers are Gabrielle Bosché of Millennial Solutions and Marcus Sheridan of Marcus Sheridan International. Bosché will present workshops on managing Millennial employees and marketing to the Millennial generation while Sheridan will discuss marketing to digital consumers and improving the RV customer’s buying experience.

The convention will also feature the Solution Center, an expo of top RV industry companies that offer products and services to help dealers improve profitability. Companies interested in partnership and sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information can contact RVDA Marketing Manager Julie Newhouse at 703-364-5518 or email her at

The RV Dealers Convention/Expo is sponsored by RVDA, RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. Visit for regular updates as the convention approaches.  You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.