2023 IADAU Convention

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2023 IADAU Convention

Join Utah's used car association for education and networking.

By Independent Automobile Dealers Association of Utah

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, May 11 · 9am - 5pm MDT


Willow Creek Country Club 8505 Willow Creek Drive Sandy, UT 84093

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About this event

  • 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

IADAU convention 2023 is a full day of education and networking. Hear from the top used car dealers in Utah as well as policy makers, law enforcement and vendors. This is our opportunity as dealers to gather and talk about the issues that matter to us. Get involved and join the community.

This convention also satisfies your annual education requirement to renew your Utah dealer license.


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

Buckeye Dealership Consulting

Get registered, network with other dealers and enjoy a continental breakfast provided by Buckeye Dealership Consulting.

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome & Association Update

Randy Sugihara

Sonja Jorgensen

The used car dealers of Utah association is new and improved. Get an update from the current president Randy, and the executive director Sonja, of all the important things going on with the Independe...

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

It's Good To Be A Used Car Dealer

Nick Markosian

We are in tough economic times. But there is still huge opportunity out there for dealers to take advantage of. Hear from vice president Nick on why he is excited to be a used car dealer in Utah.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Life & Legacy of a car dealer w/ Q&A

Greg Miller

You all know his name but do you really know his story. This is your chance to see beyond the headlines and hear from an industry icon.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


America First Credit Union

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Dealer License Renewal Class

Sonja Jorgensen

This session fulfills your 3 hour license renewal requirements. Get the best up to date info from our Executive Director

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Building Your Brand

Jeff Watson - 4 Seasons Auto

Nick Markosian - Markosian Auto

Jason Berry -Action Auto

Travis Johnson - Larry H MIller Used Cars

There's a lot of noise out there. Join us for a dealer panel discussion on how to brand your dealership and set it apart from the competition.

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Wholesale Market Trends

Cox Automotive

Learn what is in store for used vehicle wholesale prices straight from the horses mouth.

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Beverage Break

KSL Cars

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Where's My Money?

Micah Robinson - Investment Auto


Derk Watson - Autto

Jade Beckman - MACU

Panel discussion on how to optimize back end profit and how to get funded fast.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

MVED Q&A Session

Allan Shinney

Larry Ball

Get your questions answered by the directors of Utahs MVED

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Closing & Utah Quality Dealer Of The Year Award

Randy Sugihara

Nick Markosian

Utah's Quality Dealer of the Year will be announced.

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Hors D'oeuvres & Drinks


Cox Automotive

Stick around to network and enjoy some food & drinks

About the organizer

$99 – $149