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New Year, New Digital Automotive Marketing Opportunities! During this full day workshop we will review the following; Latest in social media platforms that auto buyers are using in their discovery path allowing auto dealers to convert Different changes in algorithms such as Facebook and Instagram Pay per click diversification, search is so much bigger to the 2017 car buyer Dealership digital marketing audit forecast. Does your dealership have the necessary digital marketing plan in order to be successful in the 2017 digital ecosystem? Why your dealership needs to invest in LIVE […]
The SAIT Automotive Management Certificate Program is offered in partnership with Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta. These tailor designed courses will provide you with practical skills that you can use in your day-to-day operations. Participants can complete 12 courses to earn a SAIT “Applied Management Certificate”. Courses can be taken in any order but must be completed in 5 years. The next course, “Business Economics for Managers” is scheduled for March 7 – 8, 2017 at SAIT in Calgary. Course information is as follows: This course is designed to help you understand how […]
Kick off your NADA convention visit with an evening of fun and great Canadian music. The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) is throwing a party in New Orleans to celebrate our 75th anniversary. We invite all Canadian new car dealers, our sponsors, OEMs and industry partners to join us for this special Canadian night, in recognition of our historical milestone. Click here to register!
On September 19th, MDA Chairman Darin Schotanus, Vice Chair Bob Harms and MDA President Denis Ducharme kicked off the 2016 MDA Chairman’s District Tour. Beginning in Grande Prairie, Darin, Bob and Denis continued their tour around the province for a full week, holding numerous meetings each day with dealer members in their own communities. Joining them was Mike Reid, President of WD Co-Auto, and Daniel McBee, Vice President of MDA Services. The 2016 Chairman’s Tour was well attended, with many dealers and dealership managers taking the time away from their busy schedules […]
DRIVEN TO EXCEL – Perry Itzcovitch and Davis Auto Group Named 2016 MDA Alberta Dealers of Excellence The Motor Dealers Association of Alberta (MDA) announced the recipients of the 2016 Alberta Dealer of Excellence awards: Perry Itzcovitch (Mercedes-Benz Downtown, Calgary) and Mike, Luke and Tim Davis (Davis Auto Group, Lethbridge) in the metro and non-metro categories respectively. Though the genesis of their automotive careers was different—the Davis brothers were born into the business while Itzcovitch started selling and repairing cars to pay his way through university—both winners share a passion […]
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Donations from all across Canada to assist the employees of the three MDA dealer members located in Fort McMurray exceeded $201,000.00. Cheques from the Canadian Automobile Dealer Association, numerous provincial dealer associations, city dealer associations, associate MDA members and their employees from across Canada graciously donated to assist financially – the evacuated employees affected by the Fort McMurray wildfires. These funds have now been distributed to the 361 employees, so that they can commence the process of rebuilding their lives. The MDA Board of Directors sincerely thanks everyone for their […]
The MDA has partnered with McCallum Printing Group Inc., to supply our dealer members with an updated MDA-5 Bill of Sale which includes the updated Privacy Statement and Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). For dealers who laser print their own bill of sales, a PDF format can also be ordered. When purchasing either the printed or PDF Bill of Sale, you will be required to sign off on the MDA Forms Access and Use Agreement before the product will be forwarded to you. Included with the Bill of Sale (either printed […]