National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving Quality Independent Automobile Dealers Since 1946
Carolinas Independent Automobile Dealers Association
(North Carolina & South Carolina)
National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
  • CIADA-NIADA Dealer Membership Dues (1 year membership) - $299
  • CIADA-NIADA Associate/Vendor Membership Dues (1 year membership) - $350

The Carolinas IADA and NIADA work together for a united cause; to maintain strong associations, better serve the interests of the public, provide educational opportunities for YOU, the member and preserve a strong legislative and regulatory presence that protects all independent dealers from unnecessary litigation, rule-making or legislation that would prohibit you from serving your customers and the public fairly and honestly.

Below is a brief summary of the CIADA services included with your membership. For a complete listing, please contact your state directly.

  • A wide range of ROI, including state magazine
  • Voice for the dealers with the state DMV officials, federal regulators, & elected officials.
  • Over $13,000 in savings from both auction discounts and other vendor discounts!
  • Buy/sell forms package (print & electronic)
  • Pre-Licensing and annual state education requirements delivered via classroom, DVD and on the web (available in spanish, too.)
  • Opportunity to qualify for receiving NC continuing education at NO added costs!
  • On-location dealer compliance audits
  • Assistance with state bonding requirements
  • Garage liability insurance discounts
  • CIADA meets regularly with State DMV

The CIADA assists YOU, the independent dealer in nearly every aspect you need to run a growing and profitable business.

John Brown, Executive Director

PO Box 1088
Harrisburg, NC 28075
Luke Godwin, State President
Godwin Motors
Columbia, NC 29204

All members must agree to abide by the

Code of Ethics:

  • We will have a general duty of integrity, honor and fair dealing toward the general public.
  • We will comply with all city, county, state and federal laws and shall endeavor to keep ourselves informed of those laws governing our business.
  • We will not intentionally injure the business reputation of another member or competitor.
  • We will employ truth and accuracy in advertising and selling.
  • We will stand behind any guarantee given with the sale of a motor vehicle.
  • We will not perform any act which would bring disrepute to the motor vehicle industry.
  • We will expose or halt, where found, any scheme designed to deceive or defraud the automobile buying public and aid in prosecuting those guilty of such acts.
  • We will constantly strive to improve business methods to the end that the public will be better served.
  • We will encourage the American system of free enterprise.

Make your voice be heard. Join today!