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Peak Performance Team
Carolinas Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving the Carolinas independent dealers since 1955
Why Join?
CIADA and NIADA work together for a united cause; to maintain strong associations, better serve the interests of the public, provide educational opportunities for YOU- the member, and preserve a strong legislative and regulatory presence that protects all independent dealers from unnecessary litigation, rule-making or legislation that would prohibit you from serving your customers and the public fairly and honestly.

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Dealer Member Benefits

Member Education

Member Education

We are your source for Continuing Education requirements.  We also provide workshops, seminars, compliance updates and a bi-monthly news magazine so that you can stay informed about the industry.

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The 65th Annual Conventions & Expo

The 65th Annual Conventions & Expo

Share in the excitement as we come together for education, open forums, key speakers, and a chance to talk to fellow car dealers from across the country.

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Auction Savings Program

Auction Savings Program

The state association arranges special promotions on behalf of its membership such as the Auction Savings Program with In State and Out of State Auctions houses, valued at over $5,000

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Dealer News & Updates

Dealer News & Updates

All members are provided the opportunity to receive regular updates via email. These emails cover all issues ie: Federal FTC & Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, State DMV, IRS, NTSB Recalls and much more.

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Legislative Updates

Legislative Updates

We monitor both states General Assembly to advocate for and fight on your behalf against potential legislation that impacts your dealership and the used car industry. Remember .. "If you are not at the negotiating table, you might be on the table" 


Vendor Referrals

Vendor Referrals

CIADA and NIADA work diligently to pair together members and vendors for a successful and profitable association.

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CIADA Auto Dealer News

CIADA Auto Dealer News

Our bi-monthly magazine provides you with the latest news, regulation changes and information about the used car industry from a variety of expert and guest columnists.

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NIADA Membership

NIADA Membership

Your Annual CIADA Membership includes membership to NIADA

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What dealers are saying about being a member of CIADA:

  • When we started the business, the first thing we did was join CIADA. We wanted an organization that had a solid knowledge base.
  • I give CIADA a tremendous amount of credit for our success. A lot of our inspiration comes from CIADA; it’s an independent, non-competitive source of information and ideas.
  • Thank you all at CIADA for helping us to become the dealer that we want to be, and for ensuring that we will continue to have the tools at hand that we will need to succeed in the future.
  • Without question, CIADA remains one of this industry’s very best sources of information, networking, and continuing education.
  • CIADA has helped me tremendously over the years. If I could belong to only one association, it would be CIADA. You have to participate, you have to want to learn. You have to take advantage of the opportunity.
  • I thought that joining the CIADA would be a waste of money. I WAS WRONG! They have given me so much more than the $299.00 membership fee. A dealer would be crazy not to be a member of the CIADA.