When And Where

RPM@Daytona, February 13-15, 2022

The RPM@Daytona Workshop, coincides with Daytona Beach’s Speedweek, more than 10 days of racing at Daytona Beach-area short tracks and the superspeedway, culminating in the Daytona 500. For over 50 years, Daytona Beach has been the February gathering place for racers of all kinds. Attend the Workshops by day. Enjoy the sun and sand of Daytona-area beaches. Take in some of the hottest, most anticipated racing each night at the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing, New Smyrna Speedway, the Dirt Car Nationals, Volusia Speedway Park, the Winternationals, East Bay Raceway and special events at Bubba Raceway Park. The Workshop is headquartered at Daytona Beach Hilton, Daytona Beach’s premier beachside hotel. Make your trip a winter getaway for the whole family with Orlando’s Disney, SeaWorld and other attractions nearby.

49th Annual Workshops Series Dates, Places.

The 49th Annual RPM Workshops will continue in Daytona Beach, Florida and award the 46th Auto-Racing Promoter of the Year Award. The Workshops will take place at the Plaza Resort & Spa beginning on February 13th and concluding on February 15th, 2022.

The 49th Annual RPM@Daytona stands as a "can't miss" event for track promoters nationwide.

EXHIBIT APPLICATION: Contact Racing Promotion Monthly at info@racingpromomonthly.com or call 716-880-0110 for information on commercial registration.

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RPM@DAYTONA WORKSHOP SCHEDULE – Subject to change

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2022;
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. RPM@Daytona Workshop Credentials - “Convention Center Entrance Area”

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2022;
8:30 a.m. WORKSHOPS GUEST SERVICES DESK OPENS, Convention Area at the Plaza Resort & Spa Advanced and late-entry credentials available.
8:45 a.m. WORKSHOPS TRADE SHOW OPENS, products and services for promoters and short tracks.
9:35 a.m. PROMOTERS’ WELCOME, Main Ballroom – Plaza Resort & Spa - 49^th Annual RPM@Daytona Workshops Opening
9:45 a.m. The RPM Workshops Welcome a “Special Guest Speaker”
10:00 a.m. RALPH SHEHEEN, SPEED SPORT NEWS;
10:30 a.m. JOHN FORMICA; “America and Australia’s Customer Experience Coach” brought to you by the PitPay App and PitPay owner, Frank Bolter.
11:40 a.m. RICK RADUCHA, brings you a different perspective of the sport. Raducha, a life long race fan, marketing and public relations person for much of his life.
12:00-1:30 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
1:30 p.m. RAY MARLER / KEN SCHRADER CHAT AND HELP INTRODUCE – REGIONAL AUTO-RACING PROMOTER OF THE YEAR (ARPY) AWARD PRESENTATIONS
1:45 p.m. CHRIS DOLACK, DIRTcar Director of Marketing and Public Relations – Dolack will give “real speak” in regard to publicity.
2:15 p.m. JOHN FORMICA; “Employee Coaching and Training” brought to you by the PitPay App and PitPay owner, Frank Bolter.

2:45 p.m. BREAK OUT ROOM TURN OVER – (WE WILL REMAIN IN PRIMARY ROOM AS ONE BREAKOUT)
2:45-4:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions: Five topics, two rooms.

THE K&K INSURANCE ROOM
2:45-3:30 p.m. DIGITAL MARKETING ADVANCES FROM SPIRE SPORTS, INC.
3:30-4:15 p.m. SFI TRAINING PROGRAM / SAFETY DISCUSSION

THE HOOSIER TIRE ROOM
2:45-3:30 p.m. ANNOUNCING, WHO SHOULD YOU HAVE AND WHAT SHOULD THEY DO?
3:30-4:15 p.m. JOHN FORMICA – “ONE-ON-ONE” – Questions and Answers.

MAIN ROOM
4:15-5:00 AFTERNOON AMBIANCE JOIN 43RD ARPY… Gregg McKarns continues this new RPM tradition with great ideas, adventure and exploration through our promotional world.

5:00 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS, ADJOURNMENT

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022;
8:15 a.m. WORKSHOPS GUEST SERVICES DESK OPENS, Convention Area at the Eldorado Advanced and late-entry credentials available.
8:30 a.m. WORKSHOPS TRADE SHOW OPENS, Continental breakfast, products and services for promoters and short tracks.
9:30 a.m. WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS, 2022 Date Introduction and to the 50^th RPM RENO WESTERN WORKSHOPS
9:45 a.m. JOE TRIPP; Managing Partner and CEO at Speed Sport News to talk about all things Media – Streaming, Electronic, Print and Publicity.
10:15 a.m. KENDRA JACOBS, The Knoxville Speedway marketing director, brings her brand of expertise center stage as part of the Workshops.
10:45 a.m. RANDY LAJOIE / GREGG MCKARNS “ON TRACK SAFETY” WORKERS, VOLUNTEERS AND THEN SOME;
11:15 a.m. ANNUAL CASE LAW SUMMARY: Paul Tetreault, Agajanian, McFall, Weiss, Tetreault, & Crist, LLP review the year’s case law decisions.
12:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
1:30 p.m. WORKSHOP RECONVENES, followed by Concurrent Sessions: with influential topics presented in two rooms.

THE K&K INSURANCE ROOM
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – PRO-BONO HOUR, Tetreault takes an hour to discuss topics individually.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – RELEASE AND WAIVER DETAIL, Tetreault
3:00-3:45 p.m. – STREAMING EQUIPMENT, EXAMPLES AND DISCUSSIONS OF THE ‘HOW TO”
3:45-4:30 p.m. – TRACK PREPARATION DISCUSSION WITH THE EXPERTS: VP Racing Fuels experts talk about dirt and asphalt track preparation offering help and advice…

THE HOOSIER TIRE ROOM
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. – WEBSITES & E-COMMERCE: Where are we now? Have we evolved? What’s next?
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. – STEVE BEITLER, LOOKING AT PROMOTING THE SPORT:
3:00-3:45 p.m. – COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT? What does it mean? How does it help?
3:45-4:30 p.m. – RPM WORKSHOPS DISCUSSION What is next? What needs to be discussed? Where do we go from here?

5:00 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Enjoy, please remain safe, with a safe journey home as well as enjoying some of the great racing action spread throughout Volusia County and the state of Florida.
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