The Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan Motor Dealers Associations have once again joined forces to host the 2019 Western Canadian Dealer Summit at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel on September 21st to 23rd. We are quite excited about the 2019 Convention as we have arranged for some very exciting and energizing speakers. To view our schedule of events and speaker line-up, please visit www.westerndealersummit.com We look forward to seeing you in Banff!
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, “Building Personal Power, Performance, and Professionalism” is scheduled for October 16, 2019 at SAIT in Calgary. Course information is as follows: This course provides frontline leaders with […]
MDA Chairman, Todd Ducharme extends an invitation to all MDA Dealer Members to participate in the annual Chairman’s Tour meetings, scheduled for October 21 – October 24, 2019 across the province. Starting in Grande Prairie, on the morning of October 21st, Todd Ducharme will be criss-crossing the province, meeting with dealer members along the way with MDA Vice Chairman, Chad Zender, and MDA President, Denis Ducharme. Meetings will be brief and will provide important updates on issues that the MDA is working on, on your behalf. This tour also provides a […]
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As you’ve heard, we are excited to be participating in the CADA 360 HR Automation webinar series which will continue for dealerships across the country in the fall. Be sure to watch your emails (or this newsletter) for the next Alberta session and remember to register early as there will be limited seating. We are also excited to be a part of your upcoming Western Dealer Summit, please stop by and introduce yourself to a member of our team while you are there, we would love to meet you! Over […]
Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA) Announces the 2018 Alberta Dealer of Excellence Winners: Edmonton’s Bruce Kirkland and Grande Prairie’s Charles Longmate The MDA extends congratulations from dealers across the province to our 2018 Alberta Dealer of Excellence award winners, Bruce Kirkland, Lexus of Edmonton in Edmonton, and Charles Longmate, Windsor Ford in Grande Prairie. Their automotive career paths were completely different—Longmate was born into the business and started out washing cars while Kirkland had management experience but no automotive background before being hired as the dealership’s general manager. What […]
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