By Na’Tasha Jones, NADA, Sr. Marketing Manager

We’re only one week away from NADA Show 2021, and we’re still rolling out surprises for this year’s first-ever virtual experience!

Just added to the Main Stage lineup, Mark Wahlberg and his dealership partner Jay Feldman will join the Opening General Session on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in conversation with 2020 NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart.

About the Speakers

Mark Wahlberg

Actor/producer Mark Wahlberg is one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. In 2018, he partnered with Jay Feldman of Feldman Automotive Group to open Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet, the first of four stores they now own in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg’s franchises include Chevrolet and Buick-GMC. Read more about Wahlberg.

Jay Feldman is chairman and CEO of Michigan-based Feldman Automotive Group, which employs more than 1,000 people and includes multiple franchises, including Chevrolet, Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Hyundai, Kia and Genesis. A graduate of Northwood University, Feldman worked at his father’s Chevrolet dealership and opened his first store at 25. Read more about Feldman.

Jay Feldman

And that’s only the beginning! Additional Main Stage speakers for this year’s Show include Bob Woodward, legendary investigative reporter; Jim Farley, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company; Paul Walser, 2021 NADA Chairman; and Mike Stanton, NADA President and CEO.

We’ll also introduce the 2021 TIME Dealer of the Year presentation, sponsored by Ally, recognizing dealers for business excellence and community service through this difficult past year.

You won’t want to miss all the Show has to offer, including 60+ education sessions, franchise meetings with OEM partners, the premier dealer marketplace at NADA Expo, group chats on industry topics, networking receptions, contests and so much more.

See the full schedule of events happening Feb. 9-11. And be sure register for NADA Show 2021 early to take advantage of special Pre-Show access, Feb. 4-8!

We can’t wait to have you join us at the Auto Industry Event of the Year.

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