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 […]
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, “Strategic Planning” is scheduled for November 12-13, 2019 at SAIT in Calgary. Course information is as follows: This strategic planning course provides an overview of theory and […]
Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta (MDA) Announces the 2019 Alberta Dealer of Excellence Winners: Wayne Gallant & Andrew Robinson Named Alberta Dealers of Excellence The MDA extends congratulations from dealers across the province to our 2019 Alberta Dealer of Excellence award winners, Wayne Gallant, Northside Lethbridge Dodge in Lethbridge, and Andrew Robinson, Precision Hyundai in Calgary. Both Gallant and Robinson have spent their entire careers in the automotive industry, are graduates of Georgian College’s Automotive Marketing program and learned the ropes in other dealerships before taking the helm of their […]
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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 […]
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