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National Automobile Dealers Association Convention
In 2018, industry leaders, manufacturers, exhibitors and other key players will convene in Las Vegas March 22-25 to learn the latest tools, tactics and industry trends, see the hottest new automotive products and technologies, and make important connections with one another in the unique atmosphere that only the National Automobile Dealers Association can provide.
The NADA Show Expo is the auto industry’s premier marketplace of products, services and technologies specifically targeted to franchised new car dealerships. More than 700,000 square feet of exhibits highlight more than 500 manufacturers and suppliers of the hottest products and coolest technologies.
The NADA convention offers attendees a chance to network with executives of major auto manufacturers and features hundreds of exhibitors showcasing the latest equipment, services and technologies and dozens of workshops with the industry’s best trainers.
J.D. Power Automotive Summit
Co-hosted by J.D. Power and Wynn Las Vegas
8am-5pm, Wynn Hotel
Kicking off the NADA Show on March 22, 2018, this full day event will feature a select group of speakers and panelists to provide attendees with new insights into emerging trends in automotive retail. The Summit offers the opportunity to meet and network with key leaders who are shaping the future in this rapidly-changing sector of the industry. More than 600 industry professionals attended the 2017 event, including dealers, OEM’s, agencies and suppliers. This event will also host the release of J.D. Power’s U.S. Automotive Franchise Assessment results, providing attendees with a comprehensive overview and update on how each of the 31 franchises are performing in the U.S. market.
NADA Welcome Reception
5:30-7:30pm, Wynn Sunset Terrace and Pool
Immediately following the Summit is the NADA Welcome Reception co-hosted by J.D. Power, which promises to be the perfect kickoff to NADA Show 2018 in Las Vegas. 5:30-7:30pm, Wynn Sunset Terrace and Pool
The NADA story began in 1917 when 30 auto dealers traveled to the nation’s capital to convince Congress not to impose a luxury tax on the automobile. They successfully argued that the automobile is a necessity of American life, not a luxury. From that experience was born the National Automobile Dealers Association. Today, NADA represents nearly 16,000 new-car and new-truck dealerships with 32,500 franchises, both domestic and international.