Let Us Help You Convince Your Boss!
In todays economy, you have to justify every dollar you spend, including the money and time to attend the 2013 NADA & ATD Convention and Expo. You also need to stay competitive in todays market. By investing in attending the Convention, you can benefit your organization by advancing and fine-tuning your skills, finding new ways to cut costs, gain important new leadership skills and attend franchise meetings. If you need to gain approval for your travel and professional development costs, follow these guidelines to gain support from your supervisor.
Review the workshop scheduleDetermine which workshops you want to attend. Select the ones that are most beneficial to you, your team and company. Each of the 140 workshops, led by NADA University approved experts, guarantees that you will go back to your dealership with innovative ideas and new practices. We have created targeted workshop tracks that focus on Executive Leadership; Internet Solutions; Legal and Regulatory; Managing Your Resources; Parts and Accessories; Sales, Leasing and Finance; and Service and Body Shop. No matter what department your work in, you can find solutions to your biggest challenges and identify new opportunities for growth.
Review the exhibitor listThe exposition hall will host more than 500 vendors exhibiting their products and services. Be among the first to learn about the latest automotive related solutions, discover answers to on-the-job challenges and find the tools you need to succeed. Consider the business opportunities that could develop from establishing connections with industry professionals and partners.
Save moneyBook your hotel room through the official NADA & ATD Housing Block. Weve done all the work for you. Youll get a discount rate at the host hotels, well waive the resort fee and youll get complimentary transportation to the convention center!
Complete the Request Letter (the template is provided here in a PDF document) and submit to your supervisor. This letter will help you demonstrate why you should attend NADA & ATD Convention and Expo.
Share it! Commit to a post-convention briefing for senior management and your team, where youll highlight what youve learned from the conference. Tie what youve learned to your organizations challenges, goals and strategic plans.
We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!