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NADA Show Returns March 22-25, 2018

Published July 19, 2017


Na'Tasha Jones

In 2018, NADA Show returns to Las Vegas! Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25, NADA Show 2018 will deliver four days of networking, business, innovation and learning at this exciting signature event–a unique opportunity for attendees to learn how to grow their businesses and set themselves up for continued success.

For more than a century, the National Automobile Dealers Association has worked on behalf of auto dealers to provide education and guidance, research and training, and representation on legislative and regulatory matters. This experience ensures that we can deliver the most timely and effective content to our dealers each year to better address the issues facing dealerships today as well as those to come.

Why You Need to Be There

Learn Successful Tactics from Industry Insiders

NADA delivers the highest quality educational programming in the industry. Our workshops, sessions and demonstrations are multifaceted, interactive and customizable. We tackle big issues realistically to provide a fresh perspective and deliver real-world solutions to take back to your dealership. Whatever your learning style, we have session designed just for you. Workshops cover the most timely, relevant topics for dealers today and are segmented into the following tracks:

Dealer/Executive: Education solutions exclusively for the executive suite. Topics range from managing multiple locations, tax and succession planning, fraud prevention and more.

Employee Recruiting, Hiring and Retention: Training on talent management strategies, including employee recruitment and selection, as well as strategies on retaining talent.

Digital & Traditional Marketing: Training on digital and traditional marketing for both variable and fixed operations. Digital marketing includes online actions, social media, video and search marketing, computer policies, and selecting IT vendors. Traditional marketing includes TV and radio ads, print advertising and direct mail.

Legal & Regulatory: Training specific to legal and regulatory issues, such as cash reporting, OSHA compliance, Red Flags, UNICAP, HAPs and FMLA.

Fixed Ops, which includes Parts: Training on topics such as inventory control, accessories sales, service and parts communication. There is also body shop training specifically for service managers, service advisers, technicians and collision center/body shop staff. Tips and tools are provided to help with topics such as technician retention, RO analysis, performance analysis and absorption.

Variable Ops, which includes Sales: Training covers advertising and marketing, new and used sales (including trade appraisals), CPO programs, leasing and auctions. There is also information on F&I, inventory management, automotive CRM and issues for controllers.

See the Latest Products and Innovations at the Expo

With 700,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 500 exhibiting companies, NADA Show is the leading marketplace of innovations and solutions for auto dealerships. This show is the ultimate platform for companies to showcase, launch and promote their newest and best products–the best new tools, services and trends available to help dealers succeed. Exhibitors are present from every category, ready to help:

  • Advertising/Marketing/Promotion
  •  Aftermarket/Accessories
  • Business Consulting/Accounting
  • DMS and CRM Providers
  • Facility Design/Improvement/Furnishings
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Parts, Service, Body Shop
  • Remarketing
  • Social Media/Communication
  • Training and Education
  • Vehicle Inventory Software/Valuation
  • Vehicle OEMs
  • Vehicle Reconditioning
  • Website Hosting and Strategies

Network and Make Connections 

In today’s world, face-to-face meetings are crucial to business success. More than 10,000 dealerships will be represented at NADA Show 2018, representing decision makers at every level: dealer principles, general managers, service and parts managers, fixed operations directors and more. International attendees represent more than 47 countries at the show, providing opportunities to connect with a global network of dealers of all levels and areas of expertise. Auto manufacturers, top executives and top exhibitors are all there at sessions, dealer franchise meetings, and receptions where you can make the connections that will help grow your business.

Hear from Industry Leaders and Keynote Speakers

Top influencers come to NADA Show to deliver the sessions and keynotes you want to hear. As experts in their respective fields, they impart the tools, guidelines and encouragement to motivate attendees to take action and excel. Past speakers and partners include Emeril Lagasse, Peyton Manning, Mark Chupeyda, Grant Cardone, Barry Sanders, J.D. Power, WardsAuto, NTSB and Amy Purdy.

Mark your calendars for this not-to-be-missed event!

Attendee registration opens October 2, 2017.