National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving Quality Independent Automobile Dealers Since 1946
Education & Training

Get a leg up on your competition with continuing education from NIADA! We offer a wide range of educational media and opportunities, all designed to help members become more profitable, improve operational efficiency, implement the latest marketing and sales techniques, and stay informed of trends in regulatory compliance. Below is a summary of our current offerings, but be sure to check back often for updates!

Certified Master Dealer training positions you to take your success to the next level. The CMD designation serves as recognition of your dedication to the industry, and of your proven record for stability, reliability, and ethical business practices. Join us for one of our 2014 sessions.

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Moderated by Joe Lescota, NIADA Director of Dealer Development, this unique and cost-effective 20 Group provides a rare opportunity for retail and BHPH dealers to share successful ideas and best business practices.

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EDUCATION | Dynamic 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, including Cigars & Martinis and the Opening Gala.
PARTNERSHIP | You don’t need products, you need partners who can help you find solutions. Explore the industry’s largest marketplace expo, & help foster valuable solution partnerships by setting appointments with marketplace experts.
RECOGNITION | Help us honor quality and excellence nationwide. Honors include the National Quality Dealer, the NIADA/Manheim Community Service Award, and the recipients of the NIADA/ Scholarships – just to name a few!

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The Annual National Leadership Conference and Legislative Summit brings together State Association Executives and Officers for education, networking, and effective association management combined with a Day on the Hill in Washington, DC. Attend this insightful event and walk away with a strategic plan and a sense of empowerment to motivate and improve our National and State Associations. 

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__________________________________________________________________________________________ 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, NIADA also provides 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.