AIADA's Washington Fly-In

Events 04/09/19

April 9, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Washington D.C., JW Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW , Washington, District Of Columbia, United States


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Join fellow dealers for 24 hours in our nation's capital. Learn about the issues facing your business and head to Capitol Hill to meet with your legislators. Be there for the announcement of the 2019 Fritz Hitchcock Advocacy Achievement Award.


Speakers will include Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director, Kerrigan AdvisorsGoogle Senior Automotive Retail Strategist Kelly McNearney; Earl J. Hesterberg, President & CEO, Group 1 Automotive, Inc.; and the Honorable Newt Gingrich, who will share his unique insights on a wide range of topics, including today’s political landscape and what the future holds for America’s entrepreneurs.


April 9-10, 2019 


JW Marriott 
1331 Pennsylvania Ave. 
Washington, D.C., 20004


$400 per person 

Hotel rooms available at the JW Marriott on the evenings of April 8 and 9 at a special AIADA rate of $389 per night. 

Click here to reserve your hotel room or call (202)393-2000.

Fly-In Refund Policy: Through March 1: Full Refund. March 1 - March 22: 50 percent Refund. After March 22: No Refund

Schedule at a Glance


Tuesday, April 9, 2019

4:30 p.m.                      Erin Kerrigan, Founder and Managing Director of Kerrigan Advisors, presents: 2019’s Buy/Sell Market – Driven by Disruption and Value
Location: Salon G

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.      Registration and Reception
Location: the Grand Foyer

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.      Welcome Dinner and Presentation of the 2019 Fritz Hitchcock Advocacy Achievement Award. Keynote speaker: The Honorable Newt Gingrich
Location: Salon IV

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

 8:00 a.m.                          Opening Breakfast and Remarks from Congressional speaker
Location: Salon IV

8:45 a.m.                             Google Senior Automotive Retail Strategist Kelly McNearney presents: Let Go and Let Google - How to drive more dealership visits using Google machine learning. 
Location: Salon III

 9:30 a.m.                             The 2019 Automotive Retail Outlook with Earl J. Hesterberg, President & CEO Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Location: Salon III

10:15 a.m.                           Legislative Update from AIADA President & CEO Cody Lusk
Location: Salon III

10:30 a.m.                           Move to hotel lobby to board buses to Capitol Hill for meetings and lunch

Late afternoon departures


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