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ADESA Raises $77,000 During Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019

ADESA Raises $77,000 During Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019


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WOW — the ADESA charity auction at NADA 2019 raised $77,118 for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)! What a great event. The kindness and generosity of the people in our industry never ceases to amaze me. The ADESA booth at NADA Show 2019 was a popular spot all week. It was great to see some...
ADESA to Host Annual Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019

ADESA to Host Annual Charity Auction at NADA Show 2019


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I always look forward to the annual NADA Show, and not just because it’s held in a warm-weather state during wintertime. The event is a chance for me—and others at ADESA and the KAR group of companies—to talk shop with dealers, connect with industry peers and share our newest marketplace offerings. But perhaps the biggest...
Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25

Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25


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I hear from dealers all the time about how hard it’s gotten to find quality used vehicles. After doing a little digging, I found that the numbers back up the claim—according to an Edmunds Used Vehicle Market Report, there were less than six million trade-ins that averaged 6 years of age in 2017. The fact...
What Used Car Recommendations Are Your Buyers Reading?

What Used Car Recommendations Are Your Buyers Reading?


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As a used car dealer, you have to think like a dealer—but you also have to think like a customer. You need to know what kinds of cars consumers want, so you can quickly satisfy demand and provide an exceptional experience. How do consumers decide what kind of vehicle they want to buy? You can...
Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas

Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas


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After a successful panel discussion and workshop at the GIADA convention in Savannah, Georgia, I headed off to the Alabama Independent Automobile Dealer’s Association’s 49th Annual Convention & Trade Expo, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front hotel. There I was honored to deliver the keynote address at the kickoff breakfast. They even presented...
Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018

Georgia’s Independent Dealers to Talk Change at GIADA 2018


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Summer time is convention time for the state chapters of the independent automobile dealers’ associations. That’s why I’m off to Georgia July 12–14 for the GIADA convention at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The theme for the 2018 Convention and Board Meeting is “It’s About Time: Change. Challenge. Opportunity.” The keynote speaker will be Herman Cain,...
ADESA Raises $27K During 2018 NIADA/NABD Charity Auction

ADESA Raises $27K During 2018 NIADA/NABD Charity Auction


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We just wrapped up the first-ever NIADA/NABD mega-conference, and it couldn’t have been more of a success for ADESA and the other KAR Auction Services companies in attendance. ADESA and several other KAR companies occupied adjoined booth spaces so that visitors could appreciate the breadth of our brands, products and services. This year’s conference theme...
ADESA and KAR Gear Up for 2018 NIADA/NABD Mega-Conference in Orlando

ADESA and KAR Gear Up for 2018 NIADA/NABD Mega-Conference in Orlando


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One of the largest industry conventions for independent auto dealers is quickly approaching, and this year is shaping up to be the biggest one yet. From June 18-21, the National Independent Auto Dealers Association (NIADA) has merged with The National Alliance of Buy Here Pay Here Dealers (NABD) to present their Rewriting the Playbook 2018...
Spring Charity Run Continues as ADESA Raises $8,600 at Digital Dealer 24

Spring Charity Run Continues as ADESA Raises $8,600 at Digital Dealer 24


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One of my favorite parts about working at ADESA is the sheer number of opportunities we have to give back. From food drives to fundraisers, helping others is a core foundation of our company. This spring I had the pleasure of hosting not one but two live charity auctions, at NADA Show 2018 and Digital...