Industry Associations

Automotive Retailers Association (ARA)

The ARA represents the automotive industry in British Columbia by working with government and stakeholders in ways that help entrepreneurs in the automotive service industry grow and thrive. This includes advocacy, group health insurance, industry intelligence, development & training, supplier discounts and business excellence through participation in their industry certification programs.

New Car Dealers Assocation (NCDA)

The New Car Dealers Association of BC is the provincial industry association that represents over 400 new car and truck franchised dealers throughout British Columbia. Members of the Association directly employ nearly 27,000 British Columbians and are responsible for more than $15.6 Billion of retail sales in the province. The Association speaks on behalf of the retail new automotive industry to the public, media, and government, and deals primarily with the legal, environmental, and consumer issues relating to new vehicle sales in British Columbia.

Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA)
A national, volunteer federation of provincial and regional RVDA associations and their members, the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada (RVDA) is a professional trade association that works on behalf of all retail businesses involved in the recreation vehicle industry. Advocacy, professional development and industry initiatives are developed by members, for members and delivered on their behalf by the RVDA.

The core objective of the RVDA of Canada is to bring together and represent the retail businesses involved in the recreation vehicle industry across Canada, thus providing the support and strength to protect and promote the interests and welfare of Canadian RV Dealers, and to maximize the potential of the industry for all involved.