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2017 NADA convention registration underway

August 12, 2016
Online registration and hotel selection for the 2017 NADA Convention and Expo in New Orleans is underway, and NADA members and their managers who register by Sept. 9 will receive a $100 discount from the onsite rate. 
The National Automobile Dealers Association, founded in 1917, will kick off yearlong events commemorating its 100-year anniversary beginning with the NADA 100 Carnival in New Orleans. The exclusive event for NADA members, international affiliates and guests will be at Mardi Gras World 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The Carnival will feature cuisine from top New Orleans restaurants as well as entertainment from the headlining band Foreigner, and Cowboy Mouth and local jazz musicians. The NADA member and manager registration fee includes admission to the NADA 100 Carnival.
Convention speakers include comedian Jim Gaffigan and NADA Chairman Jeff Carlson on Friday, Jan. 27; and inspirational speaker Amy Purdy and NADA Vice Chairman Mark Scarpelli on Sunday, Jan. 29. A fifth speaker will be announced in the coming weeks. Scarpelli, president of Raymond Chevrolet-Kia in Antioch, likely will become NADA chairman at the convention.
The four-day NADA Convention, Thursday, Jan. 26, to Sunday, Jan. 29, will be at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Considered the auto industry event of the year, the NADA convention includes dealer franchise meetings, workshops, an exhibitor showcase and numerous networking events.
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Expo is held concurrently with the NADA Convention.