75th Annual NIADA Convention

ByAdvantage GPS

We’re Here, and Anxious to Get this Convention Started

We’re here in San Antonio at the 75th Annual NIADA Convention & Expo on a warm, summer day, and it’s great to see things getting underway at their first in-person, major event since 2019.

It was very interesting to hear that San Antonio has a long, rich history in transportation. The first recorded horseless carriage in San Antonio, an electric vehicle, was delivered to the Staacke Brothers livery service on Commerce Street in 1899. The first gasoline powered car in San Antonio arrived in 1901. 1902 saw the arrival of at least two more horseless carriages. The San Antonio Automobile Club was formed in October 1903.

First Auto Ad - San Antonio, TX - Advantage GPS

Above is a newspaper article about the first “horseless carriage” in San Antonio. Should you be interested in learning more, visit here.

We are really excited to meet our existing clients, and will make ever attempt to meet everyone in attendance during the various meetings, our panel discussion, exposition time, and at networking events.

On tap for today, Monday, August 23rd, the Advantage team will be attending:

  • The BHPH Commission Meeting from 2:30 – 3:00 pm in Room 301B
  • First Timer’s Reception that we are a proud sponsor of from 3:00 – 4:00 pm, in Room 220, Cantilever and
  • The Cigars & Margaritas Welcome Reception from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, taking place in the Grotto, LDR.

Look for our booth, No. 301, during the expo, and be sure to register for a chance to win great prizes.

Don’t forget to join us for our ”RECOVERY OUTLOOK & COMPLIANCE, RISK MITIGATION” panel, break out session on Wednesday, Aug. 25th, 10:00 – 10:45 AM. We will have experts on hand from Advantage, American Recovery Association, National Automotive Finance Association, and a BHPH operator from Lenoir City Auto Sales. They will give a complete overview of the current state of the recovery industry and an analysis about what could be the opportunities and challenges ahead. They will also discuss automotive GPS technology, and the tools necessary to mitigate finance risks, and enhance portfolio value.

 

Michelle Jackson - Vice President of Sales - Advantage GPS

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