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!
HERE ARE SOME QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER ASKING YOUR MANAGEMENT TEAM: ♦Are your customers asking for price, payments or trade value before they are committed to buy? ♦Who do you believe is controlling the agenda & presentation, your sales person or their customer? ♦Are your sales associates actually asking for the sale? Who taught them how and when to close? ♦Have our sales people become order takers today or are they asking your customer to buy the vehicle? ♦Are your sales consultants skipping valuable sales steps that build trust & gross […]
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, “Leadership Skills” is scheduled for June 11 & 12, 2019 at SAIT in Calgary. Course information is as follows: Leadership is the art of motivating and inspiring […]
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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 […]
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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