SARASOTA, Fla. — Carbiz has announced the speaker list for its 2006 professional development conference for dealers Nov. 5-7, at the Sirata Beach Resort on the Gulf of Mexico in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

Speakers include:

Ken Shilson, founder of the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers

Duwayne Keller, a Dale Carnegie trainer, with credentials in leadership and sales training

Allen Monello, an expert in the field of compliance issues

Dennis Levine, an attorney specializing in collections

"We are excited to welcome these top-flight speakers to share their expertise with dealers from across North America, said Carl Ritter, chief executive officer of Carbiz. "We will reveal industry trends and management techniques that should help attendees streamline processes and achieve greater profitability."

Ritter said the event will include seminars and interactive workshops on industry issues such as regulatory compliance, the new bankruptcy law, collections and repossessions, human resources, tax issues and more.

Separate seminar tracks are available for independent dealers; buy-here, pay-here dealers; and Carbiz's dealer controlled financing consulting customers.

The conference fee is $295 through Sept. 15 and $395 after that date. There is no cost for the attendance of Carbiz consulting customers, Ritter noted. Special room rates are available at the resort. For more information, contact Tanja Dubois at (800) 547-2277 at ext. 1103, or visit