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NADA University Issues Call for Workshop Proposals for the 2013 NADA and ATD Conventions

McLEAN, Va. (April 20, 2012) – NADA University is seeking proposals for cutting-edge workshops on both car and truck industry topics for next year’s National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) and American Truck Dealers (ATD) conventions, which will once again be held simultaneously.

The NADA-ATD Convention and Expo will be held Feb. 8-11, in Orlando, Fla. All workshop sessions will be held at the Orange County Convention Center.

“Our goal is to create a balanced educational workshop program at both conventions that will provide attendees with the information, tools and strategies they need to succeed in a competitive market,” said John Lyboldt, NADA vice president of dealership operations. “We expect another strong and diverse workshop program at next year’s conventions.”

To submit a workshop proposal for the NADA convention, including a two-minute video clip covering the main focus of your session, click here for instructions.

To submit a workshop proposal for the ATD convention, including a two-minute video clip covering the main focus of your session, click here for instructions.

Candidates should be aware that there are new requirements and procedures this year. It’s important to carefully review the instructions so that submissions are complete and can be properly considered.

All candidates who submit workshop proposals for the NADA convention will be notified of their standing in August; and all candidates who submit proposals for the ATD convention will be notified in September.

The deadline to submit a workshop proposal for the NADA convention is 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 11, 2012; and the deadline for the ATD convention is 5 p.m. EDT on June 30, 2012.

About NADA University

NADA University equips dealers and their teams to get results – with the right knowledge, information, coaching and resources to develop both skills and confidence. Visit for more details on the following NADA University centers:

ACADEMY – Leadership development programs for current and future dealership operators and automotive entrepreneurs.

LEARNING HUB – Employee and manager training solutions – courses, classes, workshops and webinars – by leading automotive experts, with an all-new online platform enabling dealership staff to train at their convenience and pace.

20 GROUP – Consultant-led performance improvement fueled by a group of non-competing peers eager to share their experience and learn from participating dealers. 

RESOURCE TOOLBOX – Valuable member benefits, including Driven management guide publications, MarketINSIGHT mini-webinars, NADAPerks monthly tips and tools and key market data – all complimentary resources you’ll find only in NADA U’s online library.

For more information on all of NADA University’s training and educational programs, visit or call (800) 557-6232.


Barbara D. Roos
Manager of Workshops and Webinars
NADA University
(703) 821-7276