Upcoming Meetings

August 16, 2022

VADA Board of Directors Meeting (In-person)

September 29, 2022

TADA Chairman's Workshop (Dealers Only)

8:30am - 10:30 am at Harlingen Convention Center

November 15, 2022

VADA & TADA Holiday & Legislative Reception (Members Only)

Details TBD


2022 Events

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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. 

  • Chairman Terry Canales and Rep. Mando Martinez with TADA's Rob Braziel for a discussion on the future of EVs in the RGV

  • Tony Ventura, Zurich North America

  • Dr. Guy Bailey, UTRGV President

  • Amanda Rawls, KPA on Update on OSHA Regulations & Covid-19 Protocols

  • TxDMV Update on Advertising Regulations

  • 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