ISSUES AND IDEAS FOR 2017-2018
The Western Equipment Dealers Association is more engaged with members on a
wide variety of issues than ever before. Attend one of these meetings, and you will
hear about the major concerns and challenges facing dealers and what your
Association is doing to address these concerns.
Topics to be discussed will include – Major issues involving dealers; legislative and
regulatory issues affecting you; programs and services for members; and you’ll
walk away with great information!
We’ll present information in five areas:
What’s happening in the legislative and regulatory arenas that affects you now and
in the future? We’ll provide information that includes federal threats as well as
legislation in your state.
WEDA has partnered with TCF Equipment Finance and TCF Inventory Finance to
bring much needed relief in this area. This is one of the key programs dealers have
been asking for. Find out more about TCF, our partnership, and how it can benefit
you and your customers.
Every day, businesses collect and store personal information about cus-tomers and
employees, such as credit card data, driver’s license numbers, or social security
numbers. Stories about data breaches and identity theft make the news daily, and
it’s not just a “big business” problem. Does your current insurance contract pay for
lost or stolen data?
After more than 18 months of interviewing prospective benefit providers and sifting
through all the options available to dealers today, your Board of Directors
determined that Tax Favored Benefits has the best solution for members. Is it a
good fit for you and your employees? Get the skinny and see how your benefit
package can help you retain great employees.
You’ll never sign a contract more important to your business than your dealer
agreement with your OEM. What is happening currently with manufacturers and
what is on the horizon? WEDA CEO John Schmeiser sits on the Industry Relations
Task Force and meets annually with all the major manufacturers. Gain insight into
this critical relationship.