ABOUT DEALER INSTITUTE

Dealer Institute is a division of the Western Equipment Dealer Association.  WEDA is the largest regional trade Association of its kind, representing over 2,000 equipment dealers in the agricultural, industrial, construction and outdoor power industries.

MISSION:

To be the trusted provider of dealer professional development through progressive resources, tools, programs and scholarships to further the advancement and success of equipment dealers and the industry we serve.

DEVELOPED BY DEALERS, FOR DEALERS

Dealer Institute has assembled the industry’s brightest talent: Fellow successful dealers who want share their knowledge and expertise with your organization.  Each Dealer Institute specialist has their own area of expertise.  They bring real-world perspectives on operational, financial and management issues challenging dealers today.

WHY DEALER INSTITUTE?

All proceeds earn are reinvested into additional tools, programs, government affairs, manufacturer relations and scholarships to further dealers and the equipment dealer industry.  Every. Single. Dollar.

 

THE FIRST-EVER OF ITS KIND

Dealer Institute is the trusted resource for dealers looking for a business development partner to help them excel and prosper in an ever-changing business environment. The Dealer Institute is a resource where dealers can benefit from programs that are entirely dealer focused, helping them tackle business challenges facing their organizations.

THE GOAL

Is to deliver fresh-perspectives on relevant dealer solutions in an affordable way that will focus on a dealer’s bottom line and provide real-world solutions while helping them make continuous improvements.

“For over 125 years, dealers have trusted the Association to be the industry’s advocate and provider of solutions. The Dealer Institute isn’t just an expansion of current services, it’s a comprehensive reorganization of the educational arm of the Association.”

                 – John Schmeiser, WEDA CEO