NADA Show 2020’s Closing General Session gave attendees a chance to hear from one of the most influential and innovative CEOs in the automotive industry, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra.
NADA 2020 Chairman Rhett Ricart’s first message to America’s franchised auto dealers was straightforward: “You’ll be just fine.”
“The videos are truly inspiring and for many of us on this stage, they brought tears to our eyes,” said past ATD chairwoman Jodie Teuton. “We got so many great videos and it was hard to narrow it down to ten semifinalists.”
Assurant, Inc., a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases like automobiles, has contributed $25,000 through its Assurant Foundation to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Program, which supports CCI; McCarthy was NADA’s chief executive from 1968 to 2001. To date, the KAR Global auctions have raised more than $586,500.
With a number of legislative wins under its’ belt and new state-of-the-art facilities, the NADA is in the best position it has ever been to advocate on behalf of dealers and provide them with all the educational tools and resources to run their businesses better.
NADA Show 2020 went full throttle on its third day as thousands of dealers and managers, OEM execs, allied industry and international guests attended sessions, workshops and events carefully designed to help them learn, motivate, dive deep, and collaborate.
This year is the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the United States, so 2020 is an excellent time to celebrate the tremendous strides that women are making in the automotive industry and talk about ways to get even more women involved in the future.