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TARP Program Announces Dates for Regional Conference Series

November 09, 2009

DUBLIN, Ohio – The networking and training program, Together Automotive Retailing Prospers (TARP), announced dates for its regional, six-state seminar series in conjunction with the NIADA,, and partners, NAC and Manheim.

The program, established by Keith Whann, general counsel for the NIADA and co-owner/CEO/general counsel for Columbus Fair Auto Auction, aims to build stronger relationships between dealers and lenders.

The NIADA Car Counselor’s TARP Regional Seminar Series began October 16 in Columbus, Ohio, with record attendance by both dealers and lenders. The program continues in Philadelphia on November 20, and will take place next year in Orlando on January 15, Dallas on March 12, and northern Virginia on May 7.

The program also is integrated into the 2010 NIADA Annual Convention in Las Vegas. Along with building lender/dealer relationships, the events will also feature the new NIADA Certified Vehicle Program and Keys to Online Marketing Success for Dealers.

For more information about upcoming Regional TARP Conferences visit or contact L.J. Marhefka, TARP lending coordinator at (740) 338-0488.

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