NADA/ATD Convention: Housing & Registration Opens Oct. 5

The NADA Convention & Expo is the world’s largest international gathering place for franchised new-vehicle dealers. The convention offers dealers a rare chance to meet face-to-face 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. The 2016 NADA Convention & Expo will take place Thursday, March 31st through Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Beginning October 5, 2015, attendees’s will be able to access real time housing availability through your convention registration booking.  NADA recommends you book early to secure a room in your top choice.

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Northwood Auto Show Gala

The Northwood University Auto Show Gala is an annual tradition that has raised $250,000 in scholarship funds and celebrates the Northwood University International Auto Show and Homecoming weekend on the Midland, Michigan campus. The event hosts a sellout crowd of Northwood friends, alumni and community partners, includes a live auction and features the Simone Vitale Band for a night you’ll never forget. Proceeds from the event benefit the Northwood University Town & Campus Endowed Scholarship and Alumni Legacy Student Scholarship funds.

5th Annual Auto Show Gala
Midland Country Club
Friday, October 2, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

Get more information at or view a few of the fantastic live auction travel packages here.

Credit Reports & ID Verification

In the highly competitive auto market today, it is more important than ever to understand consumer credit, have the tools to verify a customer’s identity and ensure you have a clear understanding of a consumer’s financial picture. Discover what you can learn about customers from their consumer report and how to interpret the credit information that is available. Add December 2nd to your calendar and make plans to attend the MADA Annual meeting where Jenn Reid with Equifax will provide valuable information about credit reports.  Click here for more about the Annual Meeting.