Conversica Wins 2018 Awards for Applying Conversational AI to Automotive Customer Acquisition and Retention

Company Recognized With Two AWA Awards for Its Artificial Intelligence-Powered Automotive Sales and Service Assistants

Foster City, CA — March 28, 2018 — Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business and the only provider of AI-based lead engagement software for automotive dealers, was recognized with  two Automotive Website Awards (AWAs), for automating sales processes and delivering an exceptional fixed operations solution, by industry research firm PCG at the 2018 National Automotive Dealers Association (NADA) Show.

In recognizing Conversica with the sales process award, PCG founder Brian Pasch noted how Conversica’s AI Sales Assistant “engages and nurtures 100% of a dealer’s leads until the lead converts into an opportunity or the lead decides to opt out. Conversica bridges the gap between marketing and sales by improving the quality of leads handed off to sales reps so they can focus their energies on selling and closing opportunities instead of chasing leads.”

Continuing with recognition of Conversica for the company’s outstanding dealership service product, Pasch highlighted how Conversica is “successfully integrating the use of a personable and extremely helpful virtual assistant with the capability to touch far more service customers, more persistently and with greater individual attention, than would be possible for dealership service staff alone. Its outreach has the impact of improving customer satisfaction, generating revenue opportunities, influencing higher service traffic, and ultimately performing as a customer retention tool.”

Both Conversica’s AI sales and service assistants are multi-year AWA award-winning products and are used by hundreds of automotive dealers to automatically reach out and qualify sales and service leads 24×7, verify contact information, collect requirements, and set appointments. The products have been significantly enhanced over the past year with the addition of multiple languages, multiple communication channels and new types of conversations that automate more of the routine outreach by automotive dealers to their customers.

“We are thrilled to be recognized again this year by PCG with AWA awards for our flagship sales and service products for the automotive industry,” said David Marod, Automotive Industry General Manager at Conversica. “It’s gratifying to see that the major investments we’ve made in product capabilities are recognized for how much they have improved dealership operations, boosted showroom and service drive visits, and freed BDC reps and service advisors from the important but often challenging process of engaging and following up with every potential dealership customer.”

Started in 2008, the Automotive Website Awards recognize the best vendors in automotive digital marketing and are a benchmark in the industry for innovative products in technology, design, search marketing, and social media. More information about the 2018 AWA awards and a complete list of winners are available at http://awa.autos.

About Conversica

Conversica is the leader in AI-powered business conversations and the only provider of AI-driven lead engagement software for marketing and sales organizations. The flagship Conversica® AI Sales Assistant helps companies find and secure customers more quickly and efficiently by automatically contacting, engaging, qualifying, and following up with leads via natural, two-way conversations. Used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide, Conversica’s sales assistants are built on a proven AI platform integrating natural language processing (NLP), natural language generation (NLG), and machine learning (ML) capabilities and engage prospects over multiple communication channels and in multiple languages. Recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, Conversica is a portfolio company of Providence Equity, Kennet Partners and Toba Capital and is headquartered in Foster City, Calif.

To learn more, visit conversica.com and follow the company on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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