Deadline for Submissions Is December 31, 2019
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) recently began accepting entries to its third annual Women Driving Auto Retail video contest. The 2019 contest aims to continue amplifying the voices of women in all areas of franchised dealerships, from owners to controllers, service technicians to F&I managers, and strives to encourage other women to pursue automotive careers.
NADA and NJ CAR encourage women in ALL dealership positions to highlight the many accomplishments and opportunities for women in auto retailing. Record and share a video (no longer than 3 minutes) to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or Instagram (along with the hashtag #WomenInAutomotive) by December 31, 2019.
If you’re a woman working in the auto retail industry tell other women who you are, what you do, why you love it, how you’ve grown professionally, what benefits you’ve found working in the dealership setting and why the auto retail industry is a great place for women to succeed. You can see some of the past video entries here and you can see New Jersey’s own Lee Bobowicz, a Controller at Manahawkin Kia, who was chosen as one of the finalists in NADA’s inaugural contest two years ago, in her own video here.
NADA will announce 10 semifinalists on January 31, 2020 and the grand-prize winner will be announced during NADA Show 2020 in February. Semifinalists will receive a $500 gift card. The grand-prize winner will receive a $1,000 gift card plus complimentary registration to NADA Show 2021 in New Orleans, along with a $1,000 travel stipend. For more information, visit www.womendrivingautoretail.org.
If you choose to participate, please forward a link of your video to Brian Hughes, Director of Communications, at [email protected] so the Coalition can share your “Women In Automotive” video submission to our social media channels as well.