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Members and Guests,

Welcome to our 2019 Annual Owners Meeting. We are excited that you are spending the weekend in San Antonio. We have a great event planned for you with a mariachi band, exciting product updates and "what’s new" with Point S.

This app will guide everyone through our meeting from the schedule, to maps, sponsors and speaker info. Please explore the app to see all the resources provided throughout the event.

I look forward to seeing you in San Antonio!

Walter Lybeck, CEO
Point S USA 

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Thursday, February 14
 

3:00pm

Registration Check-In (All Attendees)
Welcome to the 2019 Point S Annual Owners Meeting!

Please pick up your information packet and name badge prior to the Welcome Reception. You will need to wear your name badge to attend all events. 


Thursday February 14, 2019 3:00pm - 6:00pm
San Lorenzo Foyer Lobby Level (Third Floor)

5:00pm

Valentine's Day Happy Hour (All Welcome)
Will you be mine?  Enjoy Valentine's Day with a specially concocted beverage hosted by La Cantera Resort.

Thursday February 14, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Emily's Rose Court

6:00pm

Welcome Reception (All Welcome)
Welcome to your 2019 Point S Annual Owners Meeting! Watch out for Texas wildlife and enjoy dinner, drinks and entertainment. Have a wonderful first evening with your amigos!  

SPONSORED BY: The Welcome Reception and Dinner is sponsored by Nokian Tyres.

Sponsors & Vendors

Thursday February 14, 2019 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Plaza San Saba Courtyard outside of Lobby
 
Friday, February 15
 

7:00am

Breakfast (All Welcome)
Please meet at the tables on the Ballroom North Terrace.  

SPONSORED BY: Today's breakfast is sponsored by Goodyear Tires.

Sponsors & Vendors

Friday February 15, 2019 7:00am - 8:00am
Ballroom North Terrace Lower Level (Second Floor)

8:00am

Shareholder State of the Union (Members & Invited Guests)
Active member discussions:
• Chairman State of the Union (Eric Gill)
• Tire Factory Name Discussion (Jared McDermott and Walter Lybeck)
• Zone Advertising Structure (MBT Marketing – Scott Thompson & Devin Barr)
• New Marketing Campaign Strategy (MBT Marketing – Scott Thompson & Devin Barr)
• Strategic Fund Achievements (Steve Helstrom)
• Growth Committee Update (Chris Cornelius)
• Point S International (Fabien Bouquet)

Speakers
avatar for Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson

Managing Partner, MBT Marketing
CB

Cory Brown

Board Member, Cory's Point S
avatar for Devin Barr

Devin Barr

Account Director, MBT Marketing
avatar for Walter Lybeck

Walter Lybeck

CEO, Point S USA
JM

Jared McDermott

Board Member, LP Anderson Point S
avatar for Chris Cornelius

Chris Cornelius

Board Member, Clair & Dees Point S
FB

Fabien Bouquet

CEO, Point S Development

Board Candidates - Point S/Tir...
avatar for Eric Gill

Eric Gill

Owner, Gills Point S
ERIC GILL – Gills Point S Stores – Portland, OR• Bachelor of Business: Accounting and Marketing 1993, Pacific Lutheran University• Ran Target Stores for 6 years, was youngest manager in company and oversaw merchandising, payroll, operations, freight flow and a budget of over... Read More →


Friday February 15, 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

10:00am

Break
Come back quickly to hear from your Board Candidates!

Friday February 15, 2019 10:00am - 10:15am
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

10:15am

Board Candidate Stump Speeches (Members & Invited Guests)
Speeches by:
• Eric Gill (Gills Point S, Oregon) - Active Board Chairman
• Bill Spencer (Point S Creswell, Creswell, Oregon) - Active Board Member
• Craig Bruneel (Bruneel Point S, Idaho) - Board Candidate
• Ben Millar (Millar's Point S, Canby, Oregon) - Board Candidate
• Jeff Keating (Jim's Point S, Cottage Grove, Oregon) - Board Candidate

There are three open slots, please listen carefully and vote during the Vendor Show at Voting Booth!

Board Candidates - Point S/Tir...
avatar for Ben Millar

Ben Millar

Owner, Millar's Point S
BEN MILLAR – Millar’s Point S – Canby, ORMy name is Ben Millar. I am a 3rd generation owner of Millar’s Point S, Store 22 in Canby, OR. We’ve been serving our community with their tire and automotive service needs since 1960. I’ve been in this industry since I was a kid... Read More →
avatar for Bill Spencer

Bill Spencer

Board Member, Point S Creswell
BILL SPENCER – Point S Creswell – Creswell, ORAs a tire retailer and a Tire Coop board member it has become obvious to me that we must concentrate on challenges that were nonexistent when I joined Tire Factory in 1994. Instead of just worrying about pricing and newspaper ads... Read More →
avatar for Craig Bruneel

Craig Bruneel

Owner, Pro Tech
CRAIG BRUNEEL – Bruneel Point S – Boise, IDI have been asked by many of our Members to run for the Board in the upcoming election. I believe I can add value and continue to help improve our cooperative Board. I grew up in the tire business, mostly in Lewiston Idaho, where my... Read More →
avatar for Eric Gill

Eric Gill

Owner, Gills Point S
ERIC GILL – Gills Point S Stores – Portland, OR• Bachelor of Business: Accounting and Marketing 1993, Pacific Lutheran University• Ran Target Stores for 6 years, was youngest manager in company and oversaw merchandising, payroll, operations, freight flow and a budget of over... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Keating

Jeff Keating

Owner, Jim's Point S
JEFF KEATING – Jim’s Point S Tire & Auto Service – Cottage Grove, OregonI was born in Cottage Grove, Oregon and raised by my father who worked at Jim’s every day of my life until he retired in 2014. I am a 1992 graduate of Cottage Grove High School and a 1996 Bachelor of... Read More →


Friday February 15, 2019 10:15am - 10:45am
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

10:45am

Preferred Partner Presentations (All Welcome)
Our Point S Preferred Partners have been invited to the stage – each partner will present for 15 minutes.

Speakers
SM

Sonny McDonald

Sponsor, Toyo Tires
HD

Hans Dyhrman

Director of Marketing- Americas, Nokian Tyres
DG

Dan Gross

Sponsor, Goodyear Tire
SM

Soo Man Choi

VP of Marketing and Sales, Hankook Tires
JH

Jon Hausman

Senior Country Operations Marketing Manager, Michelin Tires
AT

Alonso Tiscareno

Sponsor, Michelin Tire

Sponsors & Vendors

Friday February 15, 2019 10:45am - 12:30pm
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

12:30pm

Vendor Show & Lunch (All Welcome)
Come support your vendors that make this entire event possible! See full list and map of vendors in the 2019 Point S Vendor Show Map.pdf.

Take advantage of show specials, visit with Board Members in the Member's Lounge and check out our clothing pop-up store at the Point S booth along with the Point S Preferred Partners!

Member Voting Booth in the foyer outside of the Ballroom.

SPONSORED BY: Today's lunch is sponsored by Michelin Tires. Lunch will be served in the Preferred Partner Showcase. Refreshments will also be available.



31 Inc pdf
Camso pdf
Dill pdf

Friday February 15, 2019 12:30pm - 4:30pm
San Antonio Grand Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

4:30pm

Transition to General Session & Celebration Dinner
Please make your way to the General Session. We encourage everyone to grab a seat – dinner will directly follow the General Session.

Be sure to grab a special Point S branded drink on your way in!

Friday February 15, 2019 4:30pm - 4:45pm
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

4:45pm

General Session & Celebration Dinner (All Welcome)
This year's General Session begins with exciting news and updates about your Co-Op. Dinner will be served directly following the presentations. Please bring your families – all will enjoy the Celebration Dinner and special entertainment we have planned for this evening!

SPONSORED BY: The Celebration Dinner is sponsored by Hankook Tire.

*Attached is a guide to the updated Point S Warranty

Speakers
avatar for Devin Barr

Devin Barr

Account Director, MBT Marketing
avatar for Walter Lybeck

Walter Lybeck

CEO, Point S USA
avatar for Clint Young

Clint Young

Director, Point S Tire, USA

Sponsors & Vendors


Friday February 15, 2019 4:45pm - 10:00pm
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)
 
Saturday, February 16
 

7:30am

Working Breakfast in Workshops (All Welcome)
Breakfast will be outside the training rooms.  Please grab breakfast and proceed to the training rooms so we can get an early start to the day!

SPONSORED BY: Today's breakfast is sponsored by Black Lion / Husky Tire.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 7:30am - 8:00am
Third Floor Hallway - outside training rooms

8:00am

Goodyear Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am
San Gabriel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:00am

Hankook Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am
San Xavier Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:00am

Michelin Tires Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Speakers
KP

Katelyn Pack

Sponsor, Michelin Tire
JW

Jill Weis

Sponsor, Michelin Tire

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am
San Miguel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:00am

Nokian Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am
San Juan Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:00am

Toyo Product Update (All Welcome)
​​​​On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:00am - 8:25am
San Augustine Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:30am

Goodyear Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30am - 8:55am
San Gabriel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:30am

Hankook Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30am - 8:55am
San Xavier Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:30am

Michelin Tires Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Speakers
KP

Katelyn Pack

Sponsor, Michelin Tire
JW

Jill Weis

Sponsor, Michelin Tire

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30am - 8:55am
San Miguel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:30am

Nokian Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30am - 8:55am
San Juan Lobby Level (Third Floor)

8:30am

Toyo Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 8:30am - 8:55am
San Augustine Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:00am

Goodyear Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am
San Gabriel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:00am

Hankook Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am
San Xavier Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:00am

Michelin Tires Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Speakers
KP

Katelyn Pack

Sponsor, Michelin Tire
JW

Jill Weis

Sponsor, Michelin Tire

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am
San Miguel Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:00am

Nokian Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am
San Juan Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:00am

Toyo Product Update (All Welcome)
On Saturday morning, our five Preferred Partners will hold Product Workshops. There will be three time slots (8:00–8:25am, 8:30-8:55am, 9:00-9:25am). We encourage you to choose three to attend.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 9:00am - 9:25am
San Augustine Lobby Level (Third Floor)

9:25am

Break / Proceed to La Cantera Ballroom
Saturday February 16, 2019 9:25am - 9:45am
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

9:45am

Challenges for Automotive Independents (All Welcome)
Discussion about fast changes in the automotive arena and correlations it has with the tire industry.

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is comprised of over 50 independent shareholders who offer a wide array of quality auto products with one main focus... SERVICE. The Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper warehouses, parts stores, and certified service centers are found internationally across the US, Canada, and Mexico, and even into Europe. With over 1.9 million parts and accessories, we have the part you want and the service you deserve!

Speakers
JW

John Washbish

Vendor, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance


Saturday February 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:15am
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

10:15am

Tire Factory & NW Tire Real Property Shareholder Meeting (Members and Invited Guests)
• Ross Burns (Director of Finance & Accounting) will present financial and performance updates
• Joe Moore (Director of Purchasing) will present product updates
• Learn more about our new warehouse in Salt Lake City
• Hear updates from our Brand Protection Committee

Saturday February 16, 2019 10:15am - 12:30pm
La Cantera Ballroom Lower Level (Second Floor)

12:30pm

Lunch & Learn Innovation Fair (All Welcome)
This is your opportunity to talk with Point S subject matter experts at our first ever Innovation Fair:

- West Creek Financial – Sign up for and learn how No-Credit Financing can help your business.

- No Stress Warranties – Learn more about our improved tire coverage and warranties. Hear from store owners on how they are growing their bottom line with this new package.

- Innovation Team – Have one-on-one time with experts to explain the expanding Point S Platform for independents, and how it will help you now and in the future. Sign up for the Platform and volunteer to be a pioneer for developing features.

- MBT Tire Marketing / Point S Digital – Ask questions about how the new Zone Structure works and sign up for additional digital ad spend focused on your specific store (geolocation).


SPONSORED BY: Today's lunch is sponsored by Falken Tires.

Sponsors & Vendors

Saturday February 16, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ballroom Foyer