Chicago Automobile Trade Association

CATA-IADA dealers convention targets Scottsdale, April 2-6

November 3, 2010

A conference and retreat exclusively for Illinois dealers and their families is April 2-6 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa near Scottsdale, Ariz.

The second annual getaway excursion, coordinated by the CATA and the IADA, features speakers, workshops and line or ad group meetings as requested, plus golf outings, banquets, and other events at or near the desert oasis.

"We’re very excited," said CATA Chairman Mark Scarpelli, "to collaborate with the IADA on an event that combines work with special interaction."

The resort is an integral part of the exclusive, 730-acre master-planned community of Kierland, with championship golf, upscale residences and dozens of shops, galleries and restaurants.

Most of the resort’s 732 spacious guest rooms feature private balcony or terrace with views of golf course or McDowell Mountains.

Other features of the resort:

  • Kierland Golf Club, featuring 27 holes of Scott Miller-designed championship golf, on-site club fi tting, top golf instruction and the latest in golf technology including air-conditioned golf carts and Segways
  • 9,000 square-foot waterpark including adults’ and children’s outdoor swimming pools, a fl owing river ride, water slide, and sandy beach area
  • Full-service spa utilizing traditional native treatments handed down from Arizona’s many cultures of healing as well as exclusive services developed by its own therapists and ancient treatments infused with the essence of the Far East
  • 24 hour fitness center
  • Wireless Internet
  • Distinctive Dining

See the flyer in this newsletter for conference registration and transportation costs. Payments can be made in full or in three installments. Important, the fees indicated on the flyer DO NOT include airfare; a group flight was not arranged.

Sponsorship opportunities also exist for dealership vendor companies. Call the IADA’s Mike Healey, 217-753-0220.



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