Benefits of being a GMADA Member
GMADA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
Each year, GMADA members receive a new Membership Directory listing all GMADA members. The listing includes the address of the dealership, contact information and ownership names. Dealerships are listed both alphabetically and by the franchise.
Your association negotiates service department labor agreements for St. Paul (Machinists Union) and Minneapolis (Teamsters Union).
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU ADVERTISING REVIEW
Since 1984, the BBB has worked with GMADA and MADA to create an ethical advertising environment and promote the effectiveness of self-regulation. A set of voluntary advertising standards have been developed
to assist dealers and their ad agencies.
This program includes a Prior to Publication Ad Review Service. Advertisements may be sent to BBB before print or broadcast to be reviewed for compliance of industry standards. The BBB works with the owners, general managers, or the dealerships ad agency representative.
HEALTH AND WELFARE TRUST MANAGEMENT
Your association, through dealer and union trustees, manages the health and welfare trusts for union service department employees in both District Lodge No. 77 and Teamsters Local 974.
Your association sends monthly bulletins to members covering the work of GMADA.
Your association sponsors dealership meetings throughout the year including labor meetings, general membership meetings and other meetings called to present subjects of interest and concern.
GMADA awards college scholarships to qualified employees of GMADA dealerships or their dependents.
The GMADA Wage Survey collects wage data from all GMADA Dealerships to create a yearly snapshot of the Greater Metro area wages as it relates to various positions in the automotive industry.
GMADA produces the largest Auto Show in the Upper Midwest, The Twin Cities Auto Show! As a member, you have opportunities to participate and reach potential buyers through this event.
The Twin Cities Auto Show is a chance for consumers to compare more than 600 vehicles from 35+ brands without driving all over town. There are new models in every category, from compacts and family sedans to the latest in SUVs and trucks. Consumers can learn about advancements in technology, such as in-dash navigation, audio enhancements, communication technology, better gas mileage and more! And of course- at the Twin Cities Auto Show, attendees can get behind the wheel of one of those beautiful new sports cars.
With over $31,500,000 worth of vehicles on the floor, there is something for everyone to enjoy!
Want to be involved? GMADA and the Twin Cities Auto Show offer many opportunities for dealerships to get in front of consumers.