Quality Dealer of the Year

 Kevin J Page Memorial Quality Dealer of the Year Award

Quality Dealer of the Year Award

 

These are guidelines as recommended by the Used Car Dealers of Utah to assist our panel of judges in making the selection of the Kevin J. Page Memorial Quality Dealer of the Year Award. The selected recipient of the Kevin J. Page Memorial Quality Dealer of the Year will also represent Utah as potential recipient of the NIADA Quality Dealer of the Year. These guidelines also assist the panel of judges at Northwood University in making their selection of the NIADA Quality Dealer of the Year.

The basic qualifications for a Quality Dealer Nominee should be:

SERVICE TO INDUSTRY

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Support the Used Car Dealers of Utah through his/her dedicated service.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be helpful in performing Association duties when asked by the various state and national association leaders.
  • Display a willingness to serve the Used Motor Vehicle Industry through helpful service to fellow dealers by sharing his/her knowledge, talent and experience.
  • Willingness to make a commitment to attend the Used Car Dealers of Utah events and national Conventions.
  • Have the necessary credentials to compete at the national level, since he/she will be representing the Used Car Dealers of Utah in a national competition.

 

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS OPERATOR -   Dealer should be committed to offering exceptional services to customers, both during and after a sale.  Always maintains the highest standards as they relate to employee and business associate relations.  Dealer should be highly respected and enjoy a good personal and business reputation within their local community.

Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years experience as a successful licensed independent dealer and member of the Used Car Dealers of Utah and NIADA for a period of no less than three (3) years. 
  • The candidate must be the ‘Dealer Principle’ or listed as the President of the dealership corporation.
  • Have a sanction free record with the MVED and have no outstanding or unanswered complaints with the Better Business Bureau.
  • Candidate’s dealership operation should reflect pride of ownership and offer an attractive appearance of facility, grounds and inventory.
  • Candidates should have an outstanding reputation of good customer relations and the handling of customer complaints in an expedient manner.
  • Operate his/her business in accordance with the Used Car Dealers of Utah  and the NIADA Code of Ethics.
  • His/Her dealership operation should be a credit to the independent dealer community of Utah and the Used Motor Vehicle Industry as a whole.
  • Candidates should furnish several customer and employee testimonial letters, as well as business and personal letters of recommendation.
  • Extra thought will be given to those candidates who are NIADA “Certified Master Dealers”.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE  -   Affiliations and involvement in community affairs. 

Candidates should be involved in the affairs of his/her local community. Note: It is beneficial to all concerned for successful business owners to give something back to the community in which they develop their businesses and earn a living.Additionally, experience has shown there is a great deal of satisfaction and personal reward in the giving of time, talent and money to worthwhile causes within our communities.

EXCLUSIONS:

If a dealer/dealership has previously been awarded the Kevin J. Page Memorial Quality Dealer of the Year Award that dealership may be ineligible to receive the award within a three year period.

If a dealer/dealership has previously been awarded NIADA Quality Dealer of the Year, that dealer/dealership shall be ineligible to receive the award a second time.