Speaker call for 2016 AADA National Dealer Convention

The 2016 AADA National Dealer Convention will be held September 6 – 8 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.

Speakers who would like to be a part of the exceptional event are invited to submit applications in the following categories.

  • Vehicle Sales
  • Fixed Operations
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Social Media
  • F & I
  • CRM
  • HR Management
  • Accounting
  • Legal Compliance
  • Inventory Management


Proposals must be submitted no later than 5PM Wednesday December 23, 2015. Workshops will run for 60 minutes. Each workshop will be conducted twice (morning and afternoon) on the day allocated.


The following provides an outline for submissions.

Workshop Title:  Workshop titles cannot exceed 52 characters (including letters and spaces). Please be certain that a participant could discern the content from the title. AADA reserves the right to revise all workshop titles.

Your Proposal:  In order for the Workshop Selection Committee to give your proposal proper consideration, include the following:

  • Introduction/Overview:
    Clearly state what will be covered in the workshop in 100 words or less.
  • Objectives:
    Provide brief, clear, and specific statements of what attendees will be able to perform at the conclusion of instructional activities. You should define specific tasks using relevant verbs. Do not use verbs that are difficult to measure objectively, such as “understand” or “know.” Use verbs such as identify, define, list, interpret, classify, calculate, formulate, apply, solve, prepare, operate, plan, repair, explain, implement, or estimate.
  • Intended Audience:
    State your target audience for this workshop.
  • Instructional Activities:
    Explain the learning techniques you will integrate into your presentation to connect with your audience.
  • Presentation Summary:
    Provide a comprehensive summary of your workshop, expanding from what you listed in the “Introduction/Overview” section.
  • References:
    List any source references for your workshop presentation.

Presentation Format:  Most workshops are presented by a single speaker; there is a maximum of two speakers per workshop. Panels have a maximum of four speakers including the moderator.

For additional information, please contact myself or the Convention Manager, Shelly Scott on (03) 9576 9944. Submissions should be emailed to Patrick Tessier, Convention Director at Patrick@aadaconvention.com.au


Patrick Tessier
Convention Director
AADA National Dealer Convention

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