The Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan Motor Dealers Associations have once again joined forces to host the 2018 Western Canadian Dealer Summit at the Wynn Encore in Vegas on November 1st to 3rd. We are quite excited about the 2018 Convention as we have arranged for some very exciting and energizing speakers. To view our schedule of events, speaker line-up and book your accommodation, please visit www.westerndealersummit.com We hope we can count on your attendance and look forward to seeing you in Vegas!
CADA taps DealerPILOT’s HR solutions as the base for CADA 360 HR Automation – an integrated HR tool exclusively for association member dealers. The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association recently announced the launch of CADA 360 HR Automation. This new integrated HR program will help dealers onboard employees, monitor compliance and health and safety activities, and manage routine HR activities, more simply and easily than ever before. “CADA 360 HR Automation takes many manual processes and activities, and automates them in an organized and integrated online program,” explained John White, President […]
STOP the revolving door and re-hiring new salespeople! With fewer customers walking through the showroom doors in today’s competitive market, can you truly afford to have your salespeople waste an opportunity? Let ASFT re-train your team on the importance of the basics; the sales process; how to build real value; how to do effective follow up; how to handle objections professionally. With these core skills mastered, ASFT will coach your team on how to effectively close more deals now! With an expert understanding of the local, Alberta market, and a […]
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, “Emotional Intelligence” is scheduled for June 5-6, 2018 at SAIT in Calgary. Course information is as follows: Over 25 years’ worth of research into the factors that contribute to success in […]
We’re excited to be working with Michael Cirillo (The Dealer Playbook) & Jay Radke to bring Alberta dealers these POWERFUL problem-solving sessions. https://youtu.be/ZhWjeBFGRMk
The MDA has partnered with McCallum Printing Group Inc., to supply our dealer members with an updated MDA-5 Bill of Sale and Lease Agreement 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 / Leasing Agreement, 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 […]
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Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA) Announces the 2017 Alberta Dealer of Excellence Winners: Calgary’s Paul Williams and Lethbridge’s Gary and Randy Dunlop The MDA extends congratulations from dealers across the province to our 2017 Alberta Dealer of Excellence award winners, Paul Williams, Centaur Subaru in Calgary, and Gary and Randy Dunlop, Dunlop Ford Sales and Dunlop Western Star Truck in Lethbridge. The 2017 winners all come from a line of car dealer families stretching back over 50 years in Alberta, businesses started by fathers and mothers, and still run […]
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 […]