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Relaunching the NADA Experience Contest to Celebrate Academy Alumni



A lot has changed during 2020 but one thing remains, NADA Academy continues to be at the forefront of training leaders to adopt innovation and technology and adapt to the changing industry.

To celebrate and recognize our alumni, we are excited to announce the relaunch of the NADA Academy Experience Contest. The contest will showcase the lives and legacies of graduates who embody the mission of NADA academic excellence and leadership.

“NADA is proud of our Academy because it’s the gold standard and it has a legacy within the industry,” said Steve Park, Vice President of NADA Dealership Operations.

Since its inception, more than 11,000 students have graduated from over 375 NADA Academy classes. Academy graduates are proud of their experiences and are advocates for the impact of the program on their professional dealership careers.

If you’re a graduate of NADA Academy, we want to know your story!

The submission process is easy. Provide your name, class number and share a 60-90 second video or 200 words or less short essay about your NADA Academy experience and how it has impacted your career in automotive retailing.

NADA will choose three winners, which will be announced and recognized at the NADA Show 2021 during the Academy Alumni Reception on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 5 pm ET.

The third-place winner will receive enrollment for one of their dealership employees to attend an NADA Professional Series class (Value: $2,995). The second-place winner will receive a one-year subscription for their dealership to NADA Education (Value: $8,400), which includes all NADA Professional Series classes and Academy Seminars. The grand-prize winner will receive enrollment for one of their dealership employees to attend NADA Academy (Value: $10,950).

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