is to advocate on behalf of dealers before Congress, the federal government, manufacturers, the media and the public.

NADA is the dealers advocate indealer/manufacturer relations, addressing dealer concerns with manufacturers and distributors.

The 2019 NADA Show Took Place in San Francisco

JoinNADA/ATD Academy Seminarson the road in a variety of convenient locations across the country.

Read our highly-praised NADADrivenManagement Guidesoffering a variety of topics. Complimentary to all members.

NADAsIndustry Analysisdivision producesNADA DATA, MarketBeatand other economic reports to provide insight into vehicle sales, dealership financial profiles and industry trends.

NADAsstate-by-state retail datashows the auto industrys impact on the overall U.S. economy, including employment and payroll figures, tax data and more.

TheNADA Foundationhas launched a new Workforce Initiative to promote high-paying, good-quality careers at auto and truck dealerships.

TheNADA Foundationlaunched a new website featuring its new Workforce Initiative and other programs benefiting wounded veterans, disaster relief victims and others in need.

NADA Membersenjoy a variety of benefits to help keep their dealerships humming.

NADA Retirementoffers member-negotiated 401(k) plans with dealership-focused features.

NADA Insuranceassists dealers through its member-negotiated insurance programs.

Read the official NADA blog to learn abouteverything going on at NADA. All content is navigable, shareable and archived.

The franchised new-car dealer model hasbenefited consumers and their familiesfor generations.

Academy programs include six one-week classroom sessions over the course of a year. The sessions, held at NADA headquarters, are then combined with hands-on practical application in each area of the dealership when back in the store.Learn more.

Dealership managers may attend any of the six weeks of the Academy program and hone skills pertinent to their needs. Seminars consist primarily of dealership and department managers.Learn more.

ATD Academy programs are for current and future operators of truck dealerships. These programs feature the latest in industry trends and developments, while also being deeply rooted in the fundamentals needed to operate a successful truck business.Learn more.

Academy programs include six intensive week-long classroom sessions over the course of a year at NADA headquarters in Tysons, Va., combined with hands-on practical application in each area of the dealership when back in the store.

Certificate and seminar programs allow dealership managers to attend one week of the Academy program and hone skills specific to their needs.

Learn basic accounting principles and how to navigate the balance sheet and income statement at both the dealership and department levels. Interpret and analyze financial statements to identify performance improvement opportunities.

Recognize the No. 1 problem in the parts departmentobsolescenceits costs and root causes. Discover the importance of having the correct inventory mix and how this impacts other departments, as well as the entire dealerships financial performance.

Understand the importance of the service department and how it serves as the backbone of the dealership. Recognize the impact properly designed processes have on both the service department and the entire dealerships financial performance.

Explore used-vehicle management, digital marketing and showroom control. Evaluate traditional automotive strategies and analysis in the context of retailing in the internet age.

Recognize how new-vehicle profitability is directly related to asset managementemployees, customers and inventory. Learn how processes in customer interaction and retention, F&I, leasing and compensation plans affect profitability.

Discover your individual leadership and management style and its impact on others. Apply the knowledge and skills gained during the first five weeks of the Academy in an NADA consultant-led 20 Group meeting.

NEED SPECIALIZED TRAINING IN-HOUSE?Tailored Training can customize the above courses to fit any combination of location, audience and department needs.Learn more.

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