Welcome to Summit

Join AED in Orlando as we celebrate a major milestone, our Centennial Celebration!

The AED Summit is your starting line for a successful year. Available to you during your time at Summit includes dealer-specific education sessions, network with your peers, and discover new product lines and business solutions for your dealership. Whether you’ve been serving the North American equipment market for decades or just entering the industry, it is easy to connect with your peers in one location.

Keep scrolling to see the most up-to-date schedule-at-a-glance.

Schedule-at-a-Glance as of 9/19/2018

Day/Time Event
Monday, February 4, 2019
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Beverage Break
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Annual Meeting of the Membership (members only)
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Manufacturers Advisory Council (by invitation only)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor Welcome Reception (by invitation only)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Women in Construction Equipment Reception
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The AED Foundation Fundraising Gala & 12th Annual Live Auction Presented by The AED Foundation & Ritchie Bros.
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm After Hours Welcome Reception
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Registration
7:30 am – 8:30 am Summit Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am Opening General Session
OEM Panel Discussion
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am CONDEX Ribbon Cutting
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX)
10:30 am – 2:00 pm Guest Activity
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Public Policy Council (by invitation only)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Summit Lunch
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Beverage Break
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm CONDEX Reception
6:30 pm Past President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
6:30 am 1st Source Bank Fun Run & Walk 5K
7:30 am – 8:30 am Summit Breakfast
7:30 am – 8:30 am Canadian Breakfast (by invitation only)
7:30 am – 2:00 pm Registration
8:30 am – 10:00 am General Session
Rich Karlgaard – Trump, Technology and 2019 Turbulence
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Hospitality Suites
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Construction Dealer Expo (CONDEX)
10:30 am – 2:30 pm Guest Activity
10:30 am – 11:30 am Emerging Leaders Council (by invitation only)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Summit Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Small Dealers Committee Meeting
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Beverage Break
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Professional Dealer Education (concurrent breakout sessions)
6:00 pm Doors Open for An Evening with John Boehner
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm A Conversation with John Boehner
A Conversation with John Boehner moderated by Brian McGuire
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm A Celebration of 100 Years of AED