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2018 OADA Convention 


85th Annual OADA Convention

April 20 - 23, 2018

Nashville, TN

Hilton Nashville Downtown

 The Convention Package Includes:

  • 4 Days, 3 Nights at the Hilton Nashville Downtown
  • 2 General Business Sessions featuring Sandy Schwartz President of Cox Automotive, Candice Crane of Walser Automotive Group, and Mark LaNeve Vice President of U.S. Marketing, Sales & Service for Ford Motor Company.
  • Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • Rooftop Welcome Reception and Private Dinner at Acme Feed & Seed
  • 2 Cocktail Receptions
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Optional Activities (additional cost)

Hilton Nashville Downtown - $305/per night

  • Hilton Nashville Downtown is located in the heart of "Music City".  You'll be treated to true Southern hospitality and premier accommodations.
  • OADA has secured an amazing rate of $305 (single/double occupancy) which includes all taxes and fees! 
  • All rooms are two-room suites which include a pullout sofa and either a King Bed or Two Double Beds. 
  • Thursday rooms SOLD OUT!
  • Four on-site restaurants: The Palm, Marketstreet, Il Mulino Trattoria and the Symphony Lounge

Click HERE to register.

 Optional Activities

  Saturday April 21, 2018

  • Golf Tee Times at Gaylord Springs Golf Links Starting at 1:00pm
    • OADA has secured a few tee times at Gaylord Springs Golf Links starting at 1:00pm on Saturday.  Transportation will be provided from the Hilton to the Gaylord Springs for all golfers.  Gaylord Springs Golf Links is carved from the banks of the meandering Cumberland River with a Scottish links-style.  The course is a par 72 with 18 holes bordered by limestone bluffs and wetlands.  Space is limited! Cost per person = $125.


  • Legends, Lunch & Lyrics at 12:30pm
    • Enjoy an amazing Nashville style lunch while learning from a Grammy Award winning songwriter at the famous, Country Music Hall of Fame.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions, take pictures and get autographs.  Following the songwriter's performance, you will be escorted through all of the legends that grace the halls of the Country Music Hall of Fame.  Grab your camera and get ready to learn about the greats of country music! Cost per person = $105.


   Sunday April 22, 2018

  • The Southern Songwriters Experience at 12:30pm
    • Dust off your cowboy boots and get ready for a little Boot Scootin Boogie!  During the southern songwriter experience you will enjoy a delicious southern meal while one of Nashville’s great songwriters entertains you with stories about their songwriting process, what inspires them and how they have succeeded in a cut-throat industry.   Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, take photos and sign autographs.  Let’s not forget the best part about this experience at the Wildhorse Saloon…LINE DANCING! Attendees will participate in a unique line dancing lesson from one of the best instructors in Nashville! Cost per person = $65.


  • Walking History Tour & Ryman Auditorium at 1:30pm
    • Walk and learn as you are lead down the most historic street in Nashville.  As you walk down Broadway, a Nashville tour guide will tell you tales of the famous honky tonks including Tootsies Orchid Lounge, Legends Corner and more.  You will learn what famous artist got their start where and who still makes appearances on the strip.  Following the walking tour, you will get an exclusive  behind the scenes tour of the “Mother Church of Country Music”, the Ryman Auditorium. Cost per person = $75.

Click HERE to register.

Looking for other things to do in Nashville? We've compiled a list of our favorites which you can find by clicking the links below:

Activities              Restaurants


Gold Level Sponsors








CareWorks Logo




CareWorks Comp Logo





Cox Automotive Logo


 Huntington Logo   

Silver Level Sponsors

Brady Ware Dealership Advisors 

IGS Energy logo new

 NADA Retirement logo


Bronze Level Sponsors

American Fidelity New Logo



Bank Of America



BMO Harris

 Chase Bank

Columbus Fair Auto Auction




Crowe Horwath

 Federated Insurance



  Fifth Third Bank

Fisher Phillips logo







Key Bank Dealer Finance

 Manheim Ohio



  Premier Data Management

Reynolds & Reynolds

TSYS 2018