VAA convention registration due March 30

March 24, 2015

The Virginia Automotive Association (VAA) is hosting it’s annual convention and trade expo the weekend of April 24-26, 2015, at historic Colonial Williamsburg. The deadline to register is March 30.

According to VAA President Bobby Cutchins, “We have an all star cast of speakers. There are special sessions for just the owners and key managers and at the same time sessions specifically designed for sales personnel and service advisors. There is truly something for everyone."

Featured speakers include Dave Crawford, CEO of The Hybrid Shop LLC; Chris “Chubby” Frederick, CEO of Automotive Training Institute; Norm Gaither, CEO of Dealer Strategic Planning; Matt Winslow, director of speakers & content for the Automotive Training Institute; Eric Van Dyck, training development manager for Michelin North America Inc.; and Meagan Johnson a consultant from the Johnson Training Group.

At the Saturday evening banquet, VAA will celebrate it’s 50th anniversary of “Connecting Virginia’s Automotive Professionals” with a guest appearance by our third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.

The trade expo will be held immediately following the banquet. For more information, please visit or contact Steve Akridge at 800-488-2732.