Category: AADA National Dealer Convention

Deloitte’s Jon Graham

Hold the Celebrations

At this year’s Convention, Deloitte’s Jon Graham and Doug Tredinnick chose the theme ‘A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens’ to explain the three significant events that led to The Changing Landscape in GST and LCT. They were: Ghost of Christmas…

Former PM drops in on Convention Trade Exhibit

Australia’s second longest serving Prime Minister John Howard paid a surprise visit to the Convention’s Trade Exhibit prior to presenting his highly acclaimed closing keynote at this year’s Convention. Accompanied by AADA CEO Patrick Tessier, John Howard stopped and generously…

Alan Bergman Uncovers a Goldmine

In just 75 minutes Alan Bergman helped Dealers uncover incredible ways to boost their fixed operations and bottom line. Practiced, confident and equipped with first-hand experience in managing dealerships to success, Alan Bergman’s timely and thought-provoking insights were well-received by…

Progress Slow With ASIC Inquiry

AFC Executive Director Ron Hardaker recommends AADA involvement in ASIC inquiry, but progress is slow. Earlier in the year Automotive Dealer reported that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) was conducting an inquiry into how interest rates are set…

Michael Tynan Honoured

The role of legendary Australian automotive industry figure Michael Tynan, in rolling out the new AADA cannot be underestimated. Indeed, it was Michael who started the process back in 2010 by conducting a comprehensive Dealer survey; the results of which…

Future Franchise Agreement a Hot Topic at Convention

The 2014 AADA National Dealer Convention will take an in-depth look at how changing market trends and laws will demand the need for a changed Franchise Agreement for Dealers. In the last issue of Automotive Dealer, a number of significant…

AADA Convention Update – It doesn’t get any better than this

Every year the AADA Convention provides attendees with a dynamic, information-and-inspiration packed line-up of high profile keynote speakers and leading industry figures. In 2013 we had Martin Ward, AP Eagers CEO, international guest David Kain and the ex-Chairman of Toyota…

Moore Stephens To Announce Fraud Results at Convention

Don’t miss this invaluable opportunity to further protect your business from fraud and learn about industry perceptions. Moore Stephens – accountants and advisors, in conjunction with the AADA has been busy conducting an industry-wide survey to better understand automotive dealer…

Frank Romano Profile

When you’re green you’re growing, when you’re ripe you’re rotten. Frank Romano is a Certified Master Facilitator and creator of the Precision Selling Program for sales professionals and Quality Conversations Program for customer centre agents. He took time out from…