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Come be a part of the ultimate dealer experience of the year at the 2017 FIADA Annual Convention.  This year's theme: Mardi Gras!  You'll have a 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.

 

 


Onsite
10/1 – 10/7

Member Full Access Pass



$349.00
NonMember Full Access Pass

$399.00
Additional Full Access Pass*

$195.00
Spouse Full Access Pass*

$100.00
Member Education Pass

$149.00
NonMember Education Pass

$174.00
Child Pass (12 and under)*

Free
Child Pass (13-17)*

$100.00

*Available with Purchase of Full Access Pass


Attendee Schedule* 
*subject to change

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017

 3:00 - 7:00PM Registration Open - National D Foyer
 7:00 - 9:00PM Welcome Reception - Fire Pit


Friday, Oct 6, 2017

7:30 - 4:00PM Registration Open - National D Foyer
8:00 - 9:00AM Breakfast - National D
9:00 - 10:15AM Opening Keynote - Chuck Bonnano, National Director of Twenty Groups Operations, NIADA, "Buy Here – Pay Here: Where Do We Go From Here?" - National D
10:15 - 10:45AM Member Meeting/Elections - National D
11:00 - 12:00PM Legal Update - Rob Sickles, PA, Managing Partner, Broad & Cassel - National D
12:00 - 1:00PM Networking Lunch - National D
1:15 - 2:15PM Breakout Session A - Florida Sales & Use Tax - The Tax Man is Coming, James Sutton, Jr., CPA, Esq., Moffa, Sutton & Donnini, PA - National D
1:15 - 2:15PM Breakout Session B - Mobile Empowerment for Your Dealership - Paul Johnson, Director of Sales & Operations, Textmaxx Pro - Congressional A
1:15 - 2:15PM Breakout Session C - Panel Discussion: Buying Vehicles Online, Moderator: Jason Little, General Manager, Economy Motors and Jacksonville Truck Center - Oakmont
 2:30 - 3:30PM Division of Motorist Services Update - Randy Loso, Regional Administrator, Region VI, Division of Motorist Services - National D
3:45 - 4:45PM Breakout Session A - An Evolutionary View of Wholesale Acquisition, Majd Saboura, Director of Wholesale Business Development, vAuto - National D
3:45 - 4:45PM Breakout Session B - Panel Discussion: Advertising on Facebook and Google, Moderator: Kevin Scott, Managing Member, Dealer Consulting, LLC - Oakmont
3:45 - 4:45PM Breakout Session C - Credit Lines for BHPH Dealerships using BHPH-in-a-Box, John Donaldson, President, ACE Motor Acceptance Corp. - Congressional A
 5:00 - 9:00PM Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, Dinner - National BC
9:00PM - 12:00AM Hospitality Suite


Saturday, Oct 7, 2017

7:30 - 3:00PM  Registration Open - National D Foyer
8:00 - 9:00AM  Breakfast with Exhibitors - National BC
9:00 - 10:00AM Breakout Session A - Panel Discussion: Buying Vehicles at Auction, Moderator: Anthony Compagno, President, Palm Tree Auto Sales - Oakmont
9:00 - 10:00AM  Breakout Session B - Automotive Disruption: Millenials, Mobile, and Marketing - Zach Klempf, Founder & CEO, Selly Automotive - National D
9:00 - 10:00AM Breakout Session C - Sourcing Financing and Marketing Inventory Using Digital Channels, NextGear Capital - Congressional A
10:15 - 11:15AM  Keynote Speaker - Nancy Friedman, The Telephone Doctor, "Golden Nuggets of Customer Service and Sales How to get Brand & Company Customer Loyalty" - National D
11:15 - 2:00PM Lunch with Exhibitors - National BC
2:15 - 3:15PM Breakout Session A -  Panel Discussion: Common Mistakes and Tips for Title & Registration Work, Moderator: Kevin Scott, Managing Member, Dealer Consulting, LLC - Oakmont
2:15 - 3:15PM
Breakout Session B - Panel Discussion - Selling Cars Online, Moderator: Jason Little, General Manager, Economy Motors and Jacksonville Truck Center - Congressional A
2:15 - 3:15PM Breakout Session C - Session: Building your Business with CPO - Natalie Suarez, NIADA CPO National Director, Warrantech and Mike Sims, Business Development Manager, Warrantech - National D
3:30 - 4:30PM  The Parade of Laws, Presented by Your Legislative Protection Krewe, Sandra Mortham, FIADA Lobbyist and Steve Jordan, CEO, NIADA - National D
4:30 - 6:15PM Hospitality Suite
6:30 - 11:00PM  Masquerade Ball Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony - National
11:00PM - 12:00AM Hospitality Suite

Hotel Accommodations:

OMNI Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Blvd, ChampionsGate, FL 33896
1-800-THE-OMNI (800-843-6664)

There is a FIADA Room Block at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.  You can reserve your room by calling the number above and mentioning "FIADA 2017 Annual Convention & Expo". You can also book your room through the FIADA Group Page. The Group Rate is $179/night (plus tax).

 

***If a 3rd party housing company calls you in an effort to get you to book a hotel room directly with them - THIS IS A SCAM! 

No one should be calling you to coordinate your hotel rooms!

BEWARE of Travel Scams


The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate is the official FIADA Convention host hotel for the event and does not work with an outside third-party vendor.  Any offers from other hotels and/or travel agencies are not endorsed by FIADA. See above for instructions on how to book your reservation (by phone or web) within the FIADA block. 


Registration Cancellation/Refund Policy:

If cancellations are received in writing by 5pm on Monday, September 4, 2017, we will refund your registration fee. If cancellation is received between September 5th and September 29th, we will refund your registration fee less a $25 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after September 29th, or for no-shows.


Photo/Video Release:
By registering for the 2017 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 2017 FIADA Convention & Expo?
October 5-7 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL. Click here for directions.

What else is there to do in Orlando during non-convention hours? Do you have discount park tickets available?
There are plenty of activities available in the greater Orlando for the whole family. We have partnered with Disney for discount park tickets and special Convention-friendly ticket options. Visit https://www.mydisneygroup.com/fiada17 for more information.


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 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.

 

                                              
Regular
9/1 – 9/31
Onsite
10/1 – 10/7

Member Full Access Pass           


$299.00 $349.00
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