THANK YOU FOR AN AMAZING CONVENTION! 

Dealers, vendors, sponsors and their families enjoyed three amazing days of fun, education and networking! 

TOP SPEAKERS DELIVERED DEALER TRAINING!

Steven Lefkoff
Getting Where You Want To Go: Leveraging Georgia Law to Protect Your Dealership, Defeat Consumer Attorneys and Make More Money Using Real World Examples from the Trenches
 
 
 
Patrick Janes & Jordan Cox
Wholesaling in 2022: Inventory Acquisition and Financing. Dealers can get the cars they need regardless of marketing condition by having a solid strategy, applying smart data and affordable technology.
 
 
Amy Taitano & Ryan Ready
Learn how high performing dealers are using technology, both online and in the lanes to improve their inventory turns. Come with questions and join the conversation as the duo discusses actionable strategies and steps you can implement now.
 
 
Doug Hadden
Breaking away from the pack and optimizing your business despite market evolution and challenges. Every day, our industry is rapidly adapting to the digital world and making advancements in technology through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The changing economy and ongoing supply chain constraints are making it more difficult to source and acquire inventory.
 
David Gibson
Why Risk the Future of Your Life’s Work: We will discuss possible tax problems, transitioning to retirement, succession planning, how to exit your business and protecting your family’s future.
Bill Neylan
Best practices for retail and BHPH dealers. Now that free government money is gone, customers and car dealers will be relying heavily on the next large government check, which is the tax customer’s 2023 tax refund. Learn how to increase down payments, increase sales, collect on past due accounts, collect on repair notes, and utilize tax season all 365 days of the year.
 
Bill Elizondo
Key drivers to minimize your risk of failure, maximize the return on your capital and inventory investments, and help you make the right decisions for your customers. Learn to review essential benchmark data so you can evaluate your dealership’s performance. If you are new to or considering moving into BHPH, you will receive NIADA’s comprehensive Critical Decisions Checklist to guide your decision-making.
 
Kristi Felshaw
The Ultimate Guide to Titles: How to reduce titling errors, where to go for answers; working SMARTER, NOT HARDER. Title advice and direction from a seasoned automobile title expert.
 
 
 
Jason Reaves
Red Flag Rules: Privacy laws have been around for over 20 years, and safeguards laws are almost that long. This year the FTC is giving them an overhaul. Beginning the 3rd quarter many dealers will have to be aware of and be responsible for maintaining stricter adherence to safeguards laws. We will cover who needs to be concerned, what the new rules call for and how to maintain a level of compliance.

Thank you for another amazing convention!

Here is what you missed:

Thursday, July 21

Registration Desk
1:00pm-7:00pm
Registration Area

Kids Club
6:00pm-9:00pm
Verelst

Casino Night
6:00pm-9:00pm
Regency Ballroom

Hospitality Suite
9:00pm-11:00pm
Suite 415

Friday, July 22

Registration Desk
7:00am-7:00pm
Registration Area

Continental Breakfast
7:30am-9:00am
Harborside Ballroom East

Exhibitor Set-Up
10:00am-3:00pm
Regency Ballroom

Dealer Training
9:00am-12:00pm
Harborside Ballroom West

Dealer Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm
Harborside Ballroom West

Dealer Training
1:00pm-5:00pm
Harborside Ballroom West

Kids Club
5:00pm-9:00pm
Verelst

Trade Expo & Dinner
5:00pm-9:00pm
Regency Ballroom

Exhibitor Breakdown
9:15pm-12:00am
Regency Ballroom

Hospitality Suite
9:00pm-11:00pm
Suite 415

Saturday, July 23

Registration Desk
8:00am-9:00am
Registration Area

Breakfast Buffet
8:00am-10:00am
Pre-Function Area

Interactive Title Seminar
9:00am-10:00am
Plimsoll Room

Executive Committee Meeting
10:00am-11:00am
Ballroom A&B

Auxiliary Meeting & Bingo
11:15am-12:30pm
Ballroom A&B

General Member Meeting
GIADA Members Only
11:15am-12:15pm
Ballroom DEF

Family Time
Enjoy Historic Savannah
12:15pm-5:30pm

Kids Club
5:30pm-9:00pm
Verelst

President’s Reception
5:30pm-6:00pm
River Lounge

Grand Banquet
Leadership Awards, Swearing in of Officers
6:00pm-9:00pm
Ballroom BCDEF

After Party
9:00pm-11:00pm
Scarbrough 3-5

Make the Most of the GIADA Convention & Expo Experience

Dealers from across Georgia rely on this conference to grow their dealership.

 LEARN

The top experts from across the US bring innovative and actionable education to GIADA convention attendees. Expect to be blown away by how much you learn and can apply, right away, to grow your dealership. 

 NETWORK

The 2021 GIADA Convention & Expo is the perfect place for independent dealers from across the state to network with each other, learning best practices and problem solving – together – to make each other’s dealerships more successful and profitable. 

 ENGAGE

Only the cream of the automotive product and service providers are part of the nation’s largest IADA convention & expo! Dealers can engage with solution providers and learn more about innovations in the industry.

 ENJOY

The GIADA Convention & Expo is truly for the whole family. We know what it means to be a dealer and we aim to offer a wide array of fun experiences for every member of the family. The 2021 location is in Stone Mountain, GA, and offers a myriad of fun things to do and see in addition to all of the activities we have planned.