Pub. 12 2022 Directory

The Illinois Automobile Dealers Association is an organization of 750 franchised new car and truck dealers founded in 1920. Its purpose is to promote an ethical, favorable business climate and serve the common needs of its members through services, education and representation. IADA is dedicated to helping its members realize the full potential of their individual dealerships while providing the kinds of services and support that only a strong, central organization can generate. The Advantages of Membership Membership in IADA provides vital support to the automotive industry of Illinois, and with this affiliation comes a variety of benefits specially designed and created for IADA members. Legislative and Regulatory Representation For a century, IADA has represented Illinois dealers in Springfield, our state’s capital, on legislative and regulatory issues. We focus on those issues that will improve your bottom line. We have a dedicated and diligent staff working to meet your needs day in and day out. The primary responsibility of IADA is to represent automobile and truck dealers in the Illinois General Assembly and before the various state regulatory agencies. The mission will always be to aggressively promote the interests of dealers by educating and persuading policymakers to make pro-business decisions in order to promote prosperity and opportunity for the Illinois dealer industry. Legal Advocacy and Legal Defense Fund IADA provides legal counsel and financial assistance through the Legal Defense Fund to assist in judicial and regulatory proceedings that affect the franchised new car and truck retailing industry. IADA also provides members valuable assistance with the Illinois Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, Attorney General’s Office and other state agencies, along with interpretations of Illinois and Federal laws and regulations. Political Action Committee CAR of Illinois — the Committee of Automotive Retailers (CAR) — was established to collect funds from members to provide financial support to individual candidates for the Illinois Legislature and various elected government positions. Contributions are based on CAR’s goal to support government officials who support the business philosophy in general and specifically in the dealership industry. Industry Public Relations By forging relationships with the news media, IADA is an information resource, delivering a strong message 6 ABOUT IADA: BENEFITS OF IADA MEMBERSHIP