Category: AADA National Dealer Convention

Changing Times, Changing Trends

Demographer Mark McCrindle’s Convention Closing Keynote may inspire you to reshape your business Did you know that only 1 in 10 Australians use public transport to get to work and more people walk than catch a bus?! What’s more, the…

Stronger Together

Dealers won’t recognise this year’s AADA National Dealer Convention, which is set to raise the bar for all future events. The 2015 AADA National Dealer Convention will be the largest automotive event in the Southern Hemisphere when the doors officially…

New Year, New Convention

Australian Dealers Get Ready: The prestigious AADA National Dealer Convention is set to return in 2015, reinvented and brimming with new opportunity. The AADA National Dealer Convention is as important to the retail auto industry as tyres on a car,…

Ian Field, Chairman - AADA

Convention Success!

From rousing presentations and glittering entertainment, to unprecedented networking opportunities – The AADA National Dealer Convention once again enthused and empowered hundreds of Dealers from across the country. In this issue we take a look at some of the Convention’s…

Ian Leslie, AADA Convention Host and Veronica Johns, CEO - Fiat Chrysler Group Australia

‘I love this industry, I love Dealers, I love cars’

In her stirring keynote address, Veronica Johns opened the Convention with the trademark enthusiasm that has marked her astonishing career. From the moment she walked on stage, Veronica Johns had the audience engaged as she prepared herself to deliver one…

Former PM, The Hon. John Howard OM AC

Convention Closes With Applause

Former Prime Minister The Honourable John Howard OM AC proved that he’s lost none of the qualities that helped him hold office for eleven years. ‘Strong’, ‘determined’ and ‘a true leader’ were just some of the terms used by delegates…

Evan Stents, Partner - HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

The Changing Franchise Agreement

A long-time Convention guest, this year HWL Ebsworth Lawyers Partner Evan Stents, delivered hopeful news to Dealers. From the outset, Evan Stents made no illusion about the nature of Franchise Agreements and whose interests they are foremost designed to protect….

Tony Weber, Chief Executive - FCAI

Policy Matters

FCAI Chief Executive, Tony Weber talks about access to service and repair information, imported used cars and the importance of the new AADA to Dealers. The inclusion of Tony Weber at this year’s Convention proved extremely useful for Dealers as…

Fraud Results Shock Delegates

The results of the Moore Stephens investigation into dealership fraud revealed fascinating insights into how and why staff are scamming dealerships. 96 percent of fraud takes place within the walls of the dealership business and 87 percent of perpetrators are…