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Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association
GCADA Celebrates Centennial With
Former President George W. Bush
Cleveland, OH (December 10, 2015) – The Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association (GCADA) celebrated its Centennial last week, with an evening that featured an hour-long discussion with George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. The event was held at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland.
Jason Stein, Editor and Publisher of Automotive News, interviewed the former President as part of a discussion that included Mr. Bush’s view on the importance of automobile dealerships and entrepreneurs as a driving force in the U.S. economy. Mr. Bush also offered his insights into the current U.S. economy, the upcoming presidential election and the world political climate.
For 100 years, the GCADA has acted as an advocate for its member dealers, as well as supporting numerous local businesses and charitable causes. In the last year alone, the GCADA contributed more than $175,000 for scholarships, post-secondary education, apprenticeship programs and other charitable causes.
The GCADA represents more than 250 franchised new car, truck and RV member dealers from a 21-county region across Northern Ohio. The GCADA’s member dealers have a profound impact on Northern Ohio’s economy, employing more than 12,750 people. The GCADA also hosts the Cleveland Auto Show, which will open its doors Friday, Feb. 26 at the I-X Center in Cleveland.
About the GCADA
The Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers' Association (GCADA) has served the retail-automobile industry and community with integrity and distinction since 1915. Today, located in Brecksville, Ohio, GCADA represents over 250 franchised motor vehicle dealer, which include new-car, truck, motorcycle and RV dealers in a 21-county region of Northern Ohio along the Lake Erie shore and beyond. More information on the GCADA can be found at www.gcada.org. Contact us at 440-746-1500.
About the Cleveland Auto Show
The Cleveland Auto Show marks the start of the spring selling season in Northern Ohio. Featuring concept, pre-production and production vehicles from the world’s auto manufacturers, the show is held annually at the I-X Center with nearly 1.2 million square feet of exhibits. The Show also features an array of entertainment including sports celebrity appearances from the Browns, Cavs, and more. The Cleveland Auto Show is a consumer show and a favorite family tradition since 1903. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheClevelandAutoShow.
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