Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, February 25 - Motor Vehicle Advertising Update
Featuring Sharon Ruszczyk, Enforcement Division, TxDMV

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Harlingen Convention Center

Tuesday, May 19 - Update on Environmental Health & Safety Regulations
Featuring Amanda Rawls, District Manager, KPA

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

McAllen Country Club

2020 Events

2020 Jon Buquet Memorial
Golf Tournament

Date and location to be determined.

Past Speakers & Topics

VADA brings knowledgeable speakers who can share industry updates, trends, and regulations to better serve our dealers and allied members of the industry. 

  • Greg Griffith, AkzoNobel - Opportunities in Collision

  • Local City Managers, Mayors and Commissioners to discuss RGVMPO

  • Shelley Boggan, Regional Sales Mgr at GSFSGroup, - Hiring and training best practices

  • Dr. Dan Edgar- leadership models to promote innovation in retail automotive

  • Auto Theft Task Force officers

  • TADA Leadership including Bill Wolters, Karen Phillips and Rob Braziel

  • TxDMV Enforcement Division on Advertising Regulations

  • Kerrigan Advsiors, leading sell-side advisory firm to dealers in US

  • Matt Woods, Service Group, on building successful sales teams

  • Jim Ganther, CFPB-proofing your dealership

  • Ken Elias, MaryAnn KEller & Associates - national automotive economist

  • Dealertrack Technologies - trends in digital marketing

  • Congressman Fil Vela

  • Dan Ingle, Kelley Blue Book

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