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Come be a part of the ultimate dealer experience of the year at the 2014 FIADA Annual Convention.  This year's theme: Pirate Party!  Arrrrrrr...Don't forget ye eye patches, booty, pirate garb and have a swashbuckling good time with the "best of the best" as Florida's top dealers come together for a weekend of education, networking and fun.


Pass Descriptions & Rates:

Full Access Pass: Includes all Meal Functions, Seminars and Exhibit Hall Access and is eligible for Continuing Education Credit. Discounted passes are for additional full access registrations and spouse registrations.

Education Pass: 
Includes Seminars and Exhibit Hall Access and is eligible for Continuing Education Credit.The Education Pass does Not Include Meal Functions.

Child Registration (17 and under): 
Includes Meal Functions and Exhibit Hall Access.For children 18+, please purchase an additional full access registration.

 


Early Bird
4/1 - 8/31
Regular
9/1 – 10/3
Onsite
10/4 – 10/11

Member Full Access Pass

$249.00 $299.00 $349.00
NonMember Full Access Pass $299.00 $349.00 $399.00
Additional Full Access Pass* $195.00 $195.00 $195.00
Spouse Full Access Pass* $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Member Education Pass $99.00 $124.00 $149.00
NonMember Education Pass $124.00 $149.00 $175.00
Child Pass (12 and under)* Free Free Free
Child Pass (13-17)* $100.00 $100.00 $100.00

*Available with Purchase of Full Access Pass


Attendee Schedule* 
*subject to change

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014

 3:00 - 7:00PM Registration Open
 6:30 - 8:30PM Welcome Reception Sponsored by Carfax & Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP


Friday, Oct 10, 2014

7:30 - 4:00PM Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00AM Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00AM Sail the Wild Seas with Captain DJ to Find the Treasure of New Customers, Opening Keynote, DJ Harrington
10:00 - 11:00AM All Hands on Deck: Your Lookout for Legislative Happenings Reports, Legislator Panel Discussion 
11:00 - 11:45AM Member Meeting/Elections
12:00 - 1:30PM Networking Lunch
1:45 - 2:45PM Breakout Session A: Bringing Home the Booty: Tips, Traps & Techniques to Successfully Capitalize and Grow a BHPH Enterprise 
1:45 - 2:45PM Breakout Session B: Sourcing Fundamentals, Manheim Auto Auctions
1:45 - 2:45PM Breakout Session C: Don't Become Shark Bait, Minimizing Your Risk for a Claim in Today's Regulatory Landscape, Rob Sickles, FIADA General Counsel
 3:00 - 4:00PM Keeping Your Dealership Shipshape, Division of Motorist Services Update
 5:00 - 9:00PM Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, Pirate Theme Party and Dinner 


Saturday, Oct 11, 2014

8:00 - 9:00AM  Breakfast with Exhibitors 
9:00 - 10:00AM Breakout Session A: Cast Away Bad Habits, Industry Panel
9:00 - 10:00AM  Breakout Session B: Navigating the New Waters of Online Selling & Marketing Panel
9:00 - 10:00AM   Breakout Session C: Learning the Ropes, Top 5 Things You Should Know About Your Data, GoldStar GPS guided by Spireon
10:15 - 11:45AM  Keynote & Awards Ceremony
Rev up Your Relationships, Jay Gubrud 
12:00 - 2:30PM Lunch with Exhibitors & Exhibitor Giveaways
2:45 - 3:45PM  Breakout Session A: Floor Plan Ahoy! To Floor Plan or Not, That is the Question. 
2:45 - 3:45PM
Breakout Session B: Tides Are Changing: Using Technology to Buy the
Right Car at the Right Price
2:45 - 3:45PM Breakout Session C: Get Your Sea Legs, Buy Here Pay Here Session
4:00 - 5:30PM  Don’t Walk the Plank: What Legal Dangers Dealers Face Today, Panel 
5:30 - 7:00PM  Closing Reception 

Hotel Accommodations:
Omni ChampionsGate Resort

1500 Masters Blvd, Orlando, FL

The FIADA Room Block at the Omni ChampionsGate is sold out.  Below is a list of area hotels:

4.3 Miles | Hampton Inn Orlando-Margate | (863) 420-9898

4.5 Miles | Holiday Inn Express 
& Suites Orlando South-Davenport | (863) 420-6611

6.3 Miles | Reunion Resort,
a Wyndham Grand Resort | (866) 880-8563


Join Captain Jack at our FIADA 2014 Convention & Expo.
Watch the Highlights Reel Below from Last Year's Show.

A Special Thanks to our 2014 Sponsors & Exhibitors


2014 Convention Sponsors

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2014 Convention Exhibitors

1 700 Credit
2 Ace Motor Acceptance Corporation
3 ADESA
4 AFC
5 Ally SmartAuction
6 American Credit Acceptance / Spartan Financial Partners
7 Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. (ARS)
8 ASC Warranty
9 Auction123.com
10 Auto Data Direct, Inc.
11 Auto Use
12 Automotive Capital Resources
13 AutoRevo
14 AutoTrader.com
15 Balloons Everywhere
16 Black Book

17 Carmax Auctions
18 Contact At Once!

19 Copart Auto Auction
20 CVR - Computerized Vehicle Registration
21 Dealer Funding
22 DealerCenter
23 Dealers Insurance Services, LLC
24 DealerSocket
25 eBay Motors
26 Fetch!
27 Finance Express
28 Floorplan Xpress LLC
29 GATEWAY ONE LENDING & FINANCE
30 Globe Acceptance, Inc.
31 GM OnStar

32 GoldStar GPS Guided by Spireon
33 Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.

34 Ituran USA, Inc.
35 Leedom Group
36 Manheim
37 Microbilt Corporation
38 Moffa, Gainor, & Sutton, PA
39 National Auto Lenders, Inc.
40 Nationwide Southeast LLC
41 NCM Associates
42 NextGear Capital
43 NIADA CPO Administered by Warrantech
44 P.A.C.
45 Protective Asset Protection
46 Rent A Wreck Used Car Rental and Leasing
47 Sensible Auto Lending, LLC

48 Sheriffs Ranches Enterprises

49 Skypatrol
50 STARS GPS
51 Sterling Credit Corporation
52 Sunbelt Dealers Assistance Inc.
53 SVR Tracking
54 Tax Refund Services Tax Max
55 TFP International Car Loans Solutions
56 TitleTec
57 True Frame
58 United Acceptance, Inc.
59 vAuto
60 Veros Credit
61 Wayne Reaves Software and Websites
62 Williams & Stazzone Insurance Agency, Inc.


Registration Cancellation/Refund Policy:
If cancellations are received in writing by 5pm on Monday, September 8, 2014, we will refund your registration fee. If cancellation is received between September 9th and September 30th, we will refund your registration fee less a $25 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after October 1st, or for no-shows.


Photo/Video Release:
By registering for the 2014 FIADA Annual Convention, I hereby grant permission to use any and all photographic imagery and video footage taken of me at this event and activities pertaining to this event, without payment or any other consideration. I understand that such materials may be published electronically or in print, or used in presentations or exhibitions.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the dates and location of the 2014 FIADA Convention & Expo?
October 9-12 at the Omni ChampionsGate Resort in ChampionsGate, FL (Orlando). Click here for directions.

Do I have to be a FIADA member to attend?
No, but membership with FIADA does provide discounted registration. For more information about FIADA membership, please click here.

Which pass is right for me?
Conference attendees can choose a Full Access Pass or an Education Pass. A Full Access Pass includes all meals, seminars, and exhibit hall access and is eligible for continuing education credit for one flat rate. Discounts are available for FIADA Members and for additional passes. Want to skip the food and focus on earning C.E. credit and networking with exhibitors? Get the Education Pass. It includes all Seminars and access to the Exhibit Hall and is eligible for Continuing Education Credit. Prices change as the event gets closer, so save money and reserve your "Early Bird” pass today!

Pass Descriptions & Rates:

Full Access Pass: Includes all Meal Functions, Seminars and Exhibit Hall Access and is eligible for Continuing Education Credit. Discounted passes are for additional full access registrations and spouse registrations.

Education Pass: Includes Seminars and Exhibit Hall Access and is eligible for Continuing Education Credit. The Education Pass does Not Include Meal Functions.

Child Registration (17 and under): Includes Meal Functions and Exhibit Hall Access. For children 18+, please purchase an additional full access registration.

 

Early Bird
thru 8/31
Regular
9/1 – 10/3
Onsite
10/4 – 10/11

Member Full Access Pass

$249.00 $299.00 $349.00
NonMember Full Access Pass $299.00 $349.00 $399.00
Additional Full Access Pass* $195.00 $195.00 $195.00
Spouse Full Access Pass* $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Member Education Pass $99.00 $124.00 $149.00
NonMember Education Pass $124.00 $149.00 $175.00
Child Pass (12 and under)* Free Free Free
Child Pass (13-17)* $100.00 $100.00 $100.00

*Available with Purchase of Full Access Pass


Can I bring a guest into the education sessions and/or the exhibit hall?
Anyone attending any event must be registered and wearing a FIADA convention badge at all times. Discounts are available for additional attendees from the same business as well as spouse and child passes.

Which events should I bring my spouse/children to?
Your significant other can get a "spouse pass” for $100.00 dollars. This allows them to attend all sessions and meals with you. Children and families are welcome to attend our evening events, and you can purchase tickets for them as well.

What should I wear to the Convention?
The convention is not a "formal” event. You are welcome to wear jeans to the sessions, although some dealers may choose to wear khakis, dress pants, polo shirts or button-down shirts. Feel free to don your pirate attire at the exhibit hall opening dinner, Friday October 10 and throughout the event if you like.

What meals are included with a full access registration?

  • Friday, October 10- Continental Buffet Breakfast, Buffet Luncheon and Grand Opening of Expo Buffet Dinner
  • Saturday, October 11 – Expo Buffet Breakfast, Expo Buffet Luncheon

Education passes do not include meals. All registration passes include the welcome and closing receptions.

Can I bring a guest into the education sessions and/or the exhibit hall?
Anyone attending any event must be registered and wearing a FIADA convention badge at all times. No badge, no admittance.

Once I arrive, when can I visit the registration desk onsite to pick up my badge(s)?

Thursday, October 9 - 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday, October 10 - 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday, October 11 - 7:30am – 3:00pm

Can I hold a meeting of my own at the FIADA Convention & Expo?
Adjunct meetings and hospitality suites are NOT allowed during education/event hours. If you wish to schedule a meeting outside these times, please contact Sarah Langley at 800.237.0448 ext 103.

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