Agenda for the TIADA Annual Conference July 29-31, 2018

Agenda

Get ready for this year’s conference! Stay tune- we’ll be coming back with our inspiring keynoter, educational breakout sessions and tons of networking.

  • July 29, 2018

    11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk

    Welcome dealers! Stop by any time during these hours to pick up your registration packet.

    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    TIADA Board of Directors Meeting

    Association business.

    12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration

    Sponsors may check-in and start setting up their booth(s).

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    House of Delegates

    Association Business

    7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    First Time Dealer Attendee Meet & Greet

    Dealers – hello and welcome to the conference! Stop by for a quick drink and mingle with a few old timers, they’ll  help you navigate through some key parts of the conference.

    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception

    Everyone welcomed! Dress accordingly as we network inside/outside with the best dealers in Texas. Enjoy an hour of complimentary drinks on us.

  • July 30, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration
    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Morning Coffee / Pastries

    Grab a cup of java and get ready for a great start of our education lineup!

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    General Session
    9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Morning Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

     

    10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

     

    11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    12:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

    Lunch with the Exhibitors

    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Education
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Happy Hour in the Expo

     

  • July 31, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Past Presidents' Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Breakfast with the Exhibitors and Booth Prize Giveaways!

    Don’t forget to get your Passport filled out!

    10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Legislative Luncheon

    Full conference attendees only.

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Dealer Networking Excursions

    All NEW Dealer Excursions!

    These Tuesday afternoon excursions are a perfect way to experience the Hilton Anatole Hotel, see what Dallas has to offer or simply relax and have some fun while networking with fellow dealers.

    Note: All excursion participants must be registered for the conference as a dealer (full conference pass, day pass or expo hall only pass). Once you register for the conference you will receive an email that will allow you to select your excursion. Space is limited with some excursions. Transportation will be provided for excursions when necessary.

    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony Reception
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Presidential Awards Banquet

    Our closing gala event will include the announcement of the 2018 Texas State Quality Dealer of the Year.

  • July 29, 2018

    11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk

    Welcome dealers! Stop by any time during these hours to pick up your registration packet.

    12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    TIADA Board of Directors Meeting

    Association business.

    12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration

    Sponsors may check-in and start setting up their booth(s).

    4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    House of Delegates

    Association Business

    7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    First Time Dealer Attendee Meet & Greet

    Dealers – hello and welcome to the conference! Stop by for a quick drink and mingle with a few old timers, they’ll  help you navigate through some key parts of the conference.

    8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception

    Everyone welcomed! Dress accordingly as we network inside/outside with the best dealers in Texas. Enjoy an hour of complimentary drinks on us.

    July 30, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Exhibitor Move-in / Sponsor Registration
    7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Morning Coffee / Pastries

    Grab a cup of java and get ready for a great start of our education lineup!

    8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
    General Session
    9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Morning Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

     

    10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
     Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

     

    11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    12:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

    Lunch with the Exhibitors

    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall Education
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Happy Hour in the Expo

     

    July 31, 2018

    7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Dealer Registration / Help Desk
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Past Presidents' Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Exhibit Hall

    Breakfast with the Exhibitors and Booth Prize Giveaways!

    Don’t forget to get your Passport filled out!

    10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Learning Tracks

    Buy-Here, Pay-Here
    Compliance
    Technology
    Management
    Special Finance & Retail

    12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Legislative Luncheon

    Full conference attendees only.

    2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Dealer Networking Excursions

    All NEW Dealer Excursions!

    These Tuesday afternoon excursions are a perfect way to experience the Hilton Anatole Hotel, see what Dallas has to offer or simply relax and have some fun while networking with fellow dealers.

    Note: All excursion participants must be registered for the conference as a dealer (full conference pass, day pass or expo hall only pass). Once you register for the conference you will receive an email that will allow you to select your excursion. Space is limited with some excursions. Transportation will be provided for excursions when necessary.

    7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony Reception
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Presidential Awards Banquet

    Our closing gala event will include the announcement of the 2018 Texas State Quality Dealer of the Year.