NADA announces speakers for 2018 show

Updated Sep 22, 2017

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has released its keynote speaker list for NADA Show 2018, scheduled for March 22-25, 2018, in Las Vegas.

NADA says keynote speakers will be are Mark Scarpelli, 2017 NADA chairman, and Nick Saban, head coach at The University of Alabama (Friday’s general session); Wes Lutz, 2017 NADA vice chairman, and John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo LLC (Saturday’s general session); and Robert O’Neill, team leader at Naval Special Warfare Development Group (Sunday’s inspirational session).

“In addition to the keynote speakers, the NADA Show offers one of the best educational training and networking opportunities in the industry for both dealers and their managers—from participating in the workshop sessions covering all dealership departments, attending the dealer-franchise meetings to shopping for the latest products and services from hundreds of exhibitors,” says Richard Stephens, NADA Show committee chairman. “Attendees will be among the first in the industry to find out what’s new in the retail-auto industry and stay ahead of the competition.”

NADA says online registration for dealers and their managers, which includes an early-bird discount and hotel selection, opens Oct. 2, 2017. The early-bird registration discount ends Nov. 17, 2017. Learn more at

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