Whether you are a NEW or RENEWING member, we encourage you to use the online forms, but you MUST fill in all information so we can be sure we have accurate information. If you’d like to renew via phone, please call the GIADA office, (770) 745-9650 or (800) 472-8101.
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Associate Member Benefits Quality Dealer Award Scholarships Auxiliary
There are plenty of great reasons to become a member of GIADA. The used car business is ever changing and evolving in standards and laws. To ensure you don’t get left behind and misinformed, you will want to be a part of this association. To get a feel of our friendly and educated staff, please contact our office at 770-745-9650.
Here are a few of the benefits we offer:
- Representation: We have Georgia General Assembly lobbyists and a Political Action Committee so that your voices will be heard in government.
- Education: We teach pre-license and continuing education seminars, provide legislative updates, provide informative website and monthly news magazines.
- Information: Our bi-monthly magazine, Independent Auto Dealer News, keeps you informed of the latest news. Our service provider directory lets you know about local businesses associated with GIADA, services they offer and how to contact them. We also have State and National conventions and trade shows.
- Savings: GIADA’s popular Auction Coupon app totaling over $12,000 in savings on buy or sell fees! A wide range of vendors offer discounts to GIADA members in our Member Benefits & Services Guide! This includes insurance companies, finance companies, software companies and many more!
- Individual Help: You don’t have to be alone in an ever changing and challenging industry. Qualified and experienced staff giving you prompt attention and answers, not lip service.
DEALER MEMBER BENEFITS:
- Application Process: After you’ve completed the Pre-License Seminar and receive your certificate – you may be wondering what comes next. Our dealer consultants are specifically trained to help you put together the pieces to efficiently – and most importantly, correctly! – complete your application for a used car dealer license. During normal business hours, you will have unlimited access to our capable dealer consultants and you will receive an easy to follow checklist of all the items needed to obtain your used car dealer license. We offer appointments for phone consultations as well as in person visits to discuss and complete your application. You can also receive assistance via email. No matter which method you prefer, we urge you to send your application to our office for final review to ensure it is complete and correct before being submitted to the state. GIADA is the best source for a dealer to use for updated and correct information regarding compliance standards and laws. We teach the Pre-License & Continuing Education courses – how could you not benefit from staying in the loop with us?
- Educated Answers & Assistance: No matter how long you’ve been in business, there will eventually come a time when you have a question or need help with a special situation. Whether it’s completing paperwork, questions about compliance, special case by case scenarios, or knowing when it’s time to get a lawyer involved to stay protected – we are here to help you resolve your car business concerns. Employees of GIADA each specialize in a specific aspect of our day to day operations while additionally being prepared to problem solve and give advice based on the letter of the law in regards to being a used car dealer. Let us help you!
- GIADA & NIADA Magazine: Independent Auto Dealer is our bi-monthly magazine. Members receive a copy every other month. Since GIADA membership automatically makes you a member of NIADA as well, you will receive a copy of their magazine, Used Car Dealer, each month! Each publication is filled with news relevant to our business and highlights current topics.
- Service Provider Directory: GIADA has a wealth of connections with vendors specific to the used car industry. Our Service Provider Directory is packed full of companies that have an array of products and services intended to benefit your business. Additionally, we keep our Auction Provider Directory current with locations, schedules and contact information.
- Vendor & Auction Discounts: Our associate members often provide special discounts exclusive to GIADA members. From buy fees at auctions to discounts on insurance and hedge fees, there is plenty of money to be saved just by being a member of the largest independent auto dealer association in the country!
- Membership Packets: When you join membership with GIADA, you will receive a welcome packet. Each packet contains informational flyers, a dealer code of ethics, information on the Auction Coupon app and a window sticker which will announce to your customers that you are a part of an association that encourages you to adhere to a higher standard.
- Discounted rates on the following services and products for GIADA members:
- Buy/Sell auction fees
- Garage Liability Insurance (up to 12%)
- Floor Planning & Finance Programs
- Advertising & Websites
- Account Purchase Programs
- Dealer Management Software
- Car Rental Systems
- Collateral Protection Systems
- Legal fees and much more
- Access to Dealer Consultants that can assist in the application & renewal processes
- Simplified answers for complex questions and scenarios
And there’s more!
GIADA pays for NIADA membership for dealers each year. Free subscription to GIADA’s Independent Auto Dealer News and GIADA’s monthly Independent Auto Dealer eNews. Free subscription NIADA’s Used Car Dealer Magazine. Toll-Free “HOT-LINE” – guaranteed answers to any question! Legislative lobbyist support looking out for YOUR FUTURE. If you still aren’t convinced that membership with GIADA is a smart investment, please call our friendly and knowledgeable staff. (770) 745-9650.
You can’t afford not to be a member of GIADA!