National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving Quality Independent Automobile Dealers Since 1946

NIADA FOUNDATION -- Education & Training

Want to increase your net profit? Need management techniques that were designed for the independent dealer? How about implementing marketing strategies that make you a REAL competitor? We offer a wide range of educational media and opportunities, all designed to help members become more profitable, improve efficiency and implement the latest marketing and sales techniques.

Looking for an opportunity to learn in a dynamic, interactive and fun environment?

Join us for one of our 2015 Certified Master Dealer Classes!

October 20-22 | EFG Companies | Irving, TX

The Certified Master Dealer designation serves as recognition of your dedication to the industry, your proven record for stability, reliability & ethical business practices.

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Moderated by Joe Lescota, NIADA Director of Dealer Development, this unique and cost-effective program provides a rare opportunity for retail and BHPH dealers to share successful ideas and best business practices. It's more than a meeting three times a year.  A password protected online monthly financial analysis of each member dealership brings the group together with just a click of the mouse.

For a membership application or more information, contact us today!

Since 1946 NIADA has produced the NIADA Convention to serve and assist you, whether you are a dealer or you do business with dealers. The convention includes dealer training, exhibits, tremendous networking and entertainment while maintaining the associations time-honored traditions. No matter how you are connected to the industry, NIADA has something for you!

EDUCATION | Dynamic and innovative speakers and panels made up of industry experts and dealers who provide a unique depth of knowledge to help you develop real world strategies for success.
NETWORKING | Swap stories and ideas with fellow dealers from around the country at a variety of networking events.
PARTNERSHIP | Learn from our partners who can help you find solutions. Explore the industry’s largest marketplace expo to find the most current technologies and valuable solutions.
RECOGNITION | Help us honor quality and excellence nationwide. Honors include the National Quality Dealer, the NIADA & Cox Automotive Community Service Award, and the recipients of the NIADA/ Scholarships – just to name a few!

The most successful used car professionals attend this convention and expo every year to gain critical training, get the face-to-face interactions that drive new ideas and build connections, receive updates on federal, regulatory and compliance issues that affect you, share best practices and learn about the most current technologies, products and services offered by our top notch exhibiting partners to accelerate your dealership ahead of the competition.

Click here to find out more! is the industry's leading source for FREE streaming educational & informative media. In addition to original programming, also provides access to dealer education seminars from automotive conferences and conventions, sales training programming from industry experts, coverage of special automotive events, and monthly special programs and tips.

With more than 550 hours of videos, enables you to fit ongoing education into your busy schedule - anywhere, anytime! Visit to get started!

An educated consumer is often the dealer's best customer. To that end, the Foundation and NIADA partner to provide  streaming educational & informative media for the automotive consumer. We help consumers make informed car-buying decisions by addressing topics such as: 
  • How to pick the right car for you
  • Choosing a reputable dealer
  • Understanding the customer side of the F&I process
  • Buying vs. leasing
  • Warranty and service contracts
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Paul Webb Training produces measurable success for dealerships!                        
  • One such dealership experienced an increase of $54,000 JUST five weeks after training!                    
  • Another went from 435 used vehicles in a month to 719 after learning Paul’s techniques.

Paul Webb Training is an industry leader in cost effective online training [WebbVT]. This platform packs a real punch with over 150 chapters designed to train new sales consultants and veterans alike.

With over 25 years of experience, Paul Webb has taught more than 41,000 students in over 23 countries!  Be the next to join, whether it be online using WebbVT or in your dealership with a customized course.

Here’s the best part - ALL NIADA Members receive special discounted pricing!

For more information, or to get started, contact or call 512-551-3616.