Category: International

Who’s winning from COVID?

We’re 18 months into living with COVID-19, and as with any mass disruption, there have been winners and losers. It’s been a profitable time for billionaires, with the US’s billionaire class alone increasing their combined wealth by $US1.2 trillion since…

On-site Convention & Expo Rescheduled for March 2022

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) has decided to reschedule the “2021 Future Focused” Convention & Expo to 8-9 March 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic has played havoc with every aspect of life and made it…

Service Management Structures that Increase Returns

We’re all familiar with the saying “the best customer is the one you already have”, and understand that customer retention is one of the key pillars of profitability. But with consumers these days having so much choice, understanding the importance…

AADA2021 CONVENTION & EXPO: DEALERSHIP OF TOMORROW UPDATE

US automotive researcher and friend of AADA, Glenn Mercer, returns to AADA 2021 Future Focused to present an update of his ongoing Dealership of Tomorrow research. Attendees at the 2018 AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo rated ‘The Dealership of…

HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO ‘CLICK AND BUY’?

The internet has revolutionised the way we live, communicate, consume, and conduct business, and that has only been accelerated by COVID-19. While consumers don’t yet buy cars online to anywhere near the same extent they do books, how close are…

USE THE FOOTBALL PLAYBOOK TO RUN A GREAT DEALERSHIP

It’s football season again Down Under, and even if you don’t like football, you will learn a lot from the various codes that can make your dealership and departments work more efficiently and profitably. Here in the US, Tom Brady…

AADA2021: BE PART OF OUR ONSITE AND VIRTUAL EXPO AND WORKSHOPS

The AADA2021 Future Focused Expo will return to an onsite environment and will also include a comprehensive “Virtual Expo” offering for all our exhibitors. This provides the best of both worlds that will deliver exhibitors expanded audience reach. Our workshop…

MEET YOUR NEW CONVENTION HOST DAVID SPEERS

AADA is thrilled to have David Speers, one of Australia’s most recognisable and respected journalists, as host of the AADA2021 Future Focused National Convention & Expo. A two-time Walkley Award-winner, Mr Speers is the host of ABC TV’s ‘Insiders’ political…