Welcome to the Automobile Dealers Association of North Dakota! ADAND is the trade association for approximately 100 franchised automobile and truck dealers across the state of North Dakota. We invite you to browse through our site to find out more about ADAND and how membership in our association can benefit you.

ADAND is proud to announce that Jesse Peterson, Eide Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Bismarck, has been recognized as a nominee for the 2019 TIME Dealer of the Year award. Jesse is one of a select group of nominees from over 16,000 dealers nationwide who were honored at the 2019 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show held recently in San Francisco. Each year TIME, along with NADA and Ally Financial Inc., celebrate the extraordinary contributions of automobile dealers within their communities. TIME Dealer of the Year is an annual celebration of the finest representatives of our industry Ė those who continuously embody a steadfast charitable spirit. Sponsor Ally Financial provides grants to eligible 501c3 charitable organizations selected by the nominees, finalists and winner. Read more about Jesse' nomination HERE. Congratulations, Jesse!

The North Dakota Implement Dealers Association (NDIDA) and the Minnesota-South Dakota Equipment Dealers Association (MSDEDA) will undergo a historic merger forming a new organization known as the Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association. The announcement was made January 23 by NDIDA Chairman Jamie Melgaard, Minot, and MSDEDA Chairman Corey Marzolf, Spring Valley, MN. Members of both NDIDA and MSDEDA are optimistic that the formation of the Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association holds vast potential to enhance dealer benefits across the tri-state region. Details are included in the official merger announcement letter linked HERE. Please contact Matthew Larsgaard for more information. NDIDA wishes to extend a sincere thank you to ADAND, its sister organization, for its support and cooperation during the due diligence period and now moving forward with this historic merger. ADAND and the Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association will no doubt continue to enjoy a remarkable partnership that will strengthen and enhance both organizations.

ADAND dealer members will be represented full time in Bismarck during North Dakotaís 66th Legislative Assembly, which convened January 3, 2019. Legislative reports will be forwarded by ADAND President/CEO Matthew Larsgaard weekly via email to all ADAND members, and posted online at www.adand.com. "Call to Action" reports asking for your immediate attention to a specific issue will also be forwarded as necessary. Please watch for these important documents and stay in touch with your legislators. Comprehensive information is also available at www.legis.nd.gov. Please contact Matthew with questions, comments, or concerns at matthew@adand.com or 701-293-6822. Thank you for your involvement and support as we move through the 2019 legislative session!

2019 ADAND Conference Set for September 9 - SAVE THE DATE!

Save Monday, September 9 on your calendar and plan to join fellow dealers, associates, spouses, and guests in downtown Fargo for the 2019 ADAND Conference! Our headquarters at the beautiful Radisson Hotel is within walking distance of many unique shops, restaurants, and galleries. Our agenda includes business and networking sessions, activities for golfers and non-golfers alike, and concludes with an upscale social gathering in the Radissonís beautiful Cityscape Ballroom! Best of all Ė itís FREE for all ADAND dealer members, employees, spouses, and guests! (Sponsorship packages include registration along with various recognition opportunities.) Mark your calendar and save the date for this yearís outstanding event!

ASI Promo recently revealed a new name and a fresh new look as it announced it's rebranding to PIONEER PROMO! The promotional products company is a subsidiary of the North Dakota Automobile & Implement Dealers Associations. It was formed in 1986 as a promotional products source for auto and implement dealers in North Dakota. Since then it has steadily grown to become a trusted promotional advertising resource for many companies in various industries around the country, and it was time to capture ASIís expansion into new products and new territories with a new brand! The name PIONEER PROMO symbolizes the fact that our company is committed to boldly exploring new horizons, new products, and new markets. We are "pioneering" new ways of helping our dealers and other businesses build their own brand recognition and their own success. In doing so, Pioneer Promoís ultimate goal is to provide a strong, healthy foundation for the operations of our dealer associations. We urge our dealer AND associate members to keep Pioneer Promo in mind as youíre considering your promotional product needs. Visit www.pioneerpromo.com today!

ADAND to Award $1,500 Training Scholarships for 2019-20 School Year

ADAND will provide $1,000 in scholarship funds to train a potential dealership employees when a dealer provides the first $500, for a total of $1,500. Scholarships may be renewed annually. Eligibility requirements apply. For more information, visit the Scholarship Program link on the sidebar, or contact Megan at: megan@adand.com.

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