NATDA Magazine Sept/Oct 2015 - Page 7

On behalf of everyone at the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA), we would like to welcome everyone to the beautiful city of Nashville!  Our team is so thrilled to have moved our 8th annual trade show to Nashville, Tennessee.  We are ready to make this trade show—a year to remember! NATDA is committed to providing the best education lineup for attending dealers.  We have doubled the amount of sessions available at our Dealer Education being held on Thursday, September 10th.  Dealers you’ll have the option of selecting which session that best fits your dealerships.  Topics vary from building a successful service department, how to create a profitable rental business, getting your local dealership found online via local SEO, plus more!   We also partnered with Redneck Trailer Supplies, offering our second Elite Technical Workshops on Friday, September 11th.  Dealers will receive technical tips from Dexter Axle on axle performance.  Bulldog (Cequent Performance Products) will present a technical comparison of gooseneck vs. bumper pull towing which will help you determine which towing set up is perfect for your customers.  We hope the education that is provided will allow you to grow and expand you dealership even further, as we understand that it can be difficult to leave your dealership. This year, we have some exciting receptions planned that’ll allow you to experience the heart of Nashville.  LINK Trailer Parts is hosting their Dealer Reception at the Patron Platinum Club at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, September 10th.  Our largest Dealer Reception and favorite party amongst attending dealers will be held on Friday, September 11th following the trade show.  You do not want to miss the “Redneck Honky Tonk” hosted by Redneck Trailer Supplies, this gala celebration will include live country music, dancing, giveaways and all kinds of other fun events (title sponsor of the event is B&W Trailer Hitches)! The 2015 NATDA Trade Show & Convention would not be possible without the incredible support from all of our manufacturers and vendors.  We feel each exhibiting manufacturer and vendor is here today with one goal in mind: continue to strengthen the trailer industry.  Our team appreciates the level of commitment that you provide to our trade show that is designed specifically for you, the trailer dealer.    We would also like to give a special thanks to all of our sponsors this year.  Our s