The NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) Show is the biggest automotive industry show globally. Twenty-thousand people in attendance from all over the world come to learn, meet with vendors and manufacturers, network, and get inspired with their professional peers. The NADA Show is back in Las Vegas for 2022, live and in-person. Here are 5 reasons you need to be there.
1. Build Your Network
In-person connections are extremely powerful. NADA offers several opportunities to connect and network with peers and exhibitors, from the Welcome Reception to general sessions, receptions, brunches, meetings, and more. Take the opportunity to talk with people, collaborate, and create long-lasting professional relationships.
2. Collaborate with People All Over the World
It’s not often that you get the opportunity to speak to experts from across the globe about the challenges you face. These individuals are at NADA specifically to help dealerships with these challenges and provide insight that cannot be found anywhere else. A collaborative environment can also establish you as a thought leader with your peers and build your reputation within the industry. NADA also offers OEM franchise meetings that give dealers the opportunity to speak directly with the manufacturers about challenges and opportunities for growth.
3. Continue Education
NADA offers the most comprehensive education program in the industry and invites experts to speak on topics that matter to dealerships. The theme for the 2022 NADA is “Future Driven,” and will focus on teaching automotive industry professionals how to hire the best people, develop existing talents, provide what consumers want and need, and understand how new trends affect their business. In addition, attendants can customize the learning experience by selecting different subjects, learning styles, and solutions based on individual situations.
4. Check Out Latest Tech
The NADAShow offers over 700,000 square feet of exposition space, allowing buyers and sellers to make many meaningful connections and network with industry experts. Over 500 vendors and manufacturers all in one place showcase the latest products and services that are directly targeted to dealerships. Plus, many booths are interactive and allow you to see the solution in action firsthand.
5. Get Inspired and Have Fun
There is no better place to get inspired than in a room full of people that have the same passion. Attendees all have the same goal; they are there to learn, collaborate, and take knowledge and ideas home with them to improve their businesses –all while having a good time. You will find that more opportunities result from people simply having fun at an industry function while learning something new or having a conversation.
NADA’s sheer size in both attendance and exhibitors is enough to create a massive opportunity for anyone to meet their next vendor, partner, or solution that will take their business to the next level or learn something new that can change the course of their dealership.