Educational Webinars

RECORDINGS NOW AVAILABLE!

​EDA’s free educational webinars address topics that matter to you and your dealership, including labor issues, compliance, industry news, legislative issues and more!

The following recordings are now available:



Don’t Forget to Register for Greg Martinelli’s Webinar!

Greg Martinelli’s “Increasing Sales Through Demos Webinar will be held on Wednesday, November 28th. The webinar will cover more reasons why you should offer a demo to 100% of the customers that walk into your dealership, as well as discussing the best practices on how to conduct successful demos.

Equipment Dealers Association and Association of Equipment Manufacturers to Host FREE Webinar on the “Right to Repair” Movement in the Northeast Region

ST. LOUIS, MO – The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has scheduled a free webinar for members to discuss the implications of the “right to repair” movement and how this type of legislation, if enacted, would impact equipment dealers across the United States and, specifically, in the Northeast region. Stephanie See, State Government Relations Director with … Continue reading "Equipment Dealers Association and Association of Equipment Manufacturers to Host FREE Webinar on the “Right to Repair” Movement in the Northeast Region"

Increasing Sales Through Demos

Equipment buyers have access to more information and markets than any other time in history.  The internet provides an overload of information on features, benefits, options and certainly pricing.  As equipment sellers, we are always looking for that one way to stand out to our buyers.  Is it our knowledge, our marketing efforts, our service … Continue reading "Increasing Sales Through Demos"

Join Greg Martinelli for His “Increasing Sales Through Demos” Webinar!

Imagine trying to explain to your friend what it’s like to swim, fly or sky dive.  Or maybe you try to explain what it’s like to be at a professional football game with 60,000 screaming fans.  You could certainly be descriptive and explain the experience.  You could use a “thousand” words to describe the feeling.  … Continue reading "Join Greg Martinelli for His “Increasing Sales Through Demos” Webinar!"

Machinery Pete to share 4 Lessons Learned from Researching Thousands of Inbound Dealership Calls in October Webinar for EDA

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) is excited to announce a new webinar for dealers, presented by Machinery Pete!  On October 11, join us to learn the four most important lessons the Machinery Pete team has learned from listening to interactions between used equipment shoppers and the dealerships they do business with. Kevin Doyle, CEO of … Continue reading "Machinery Pete to share 4 Lessons Learned from Researching Thousands of Inbound Dealership Calls in October Webinar for EDA"

EDA Announces Succession Planning Webinar

True succession planning ensures that the next generation of leaders are in place to see that the dealership continues to operate successfully. Succession planning involves much more than estate planning. A solid succession plan is critical to any dealership and must addresses a variety of business issues.  Join EDA and Rex Collins, Principal at HBK … Continue reading "EDA Announces Succession Planning Webinar"

Register Today for Machinery Pete Q2 Webinar

EDA invites you to join Greg Peterson and Margy Eckelkamp from Machinery Pete on Tuesday, June 26 2018 for a FREE webinar!  Greg and Margy will review trends in the used equipment market for first half of 2018 and provide an outlook for the third quarter.  Special attention will be given to the following: Why … Continue reading "Register Today for Machinery Pete Q2 Webinar"

Machinery Pete’s Q4 Update: Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, November 15th Greg Peterson of Machinery Pete presented a free webinar to equipment dealers recapping 2017 trends and providing a 2018 outlook.  If you missed his presentation, a recording and a copy of the slides are now available. Listen to the recording here. Download the slides here.

Cyber Crime Webinar – Recording Now Available!

On Wednesday, October 25th, Boyd Wissbroecker of Federated Insurance presented a free webinar for dealers explaining the risk management tools that can and should be implemented to reduce your business’ exposure to cyber crime. Boyd also discussed the coverage options available to transfer this risk to your insurance carrier. Recording is available here. Slides are … Continue reading "Cyber Crime Webinar – Recording Now Available!"

EDA Partners with J. J. Keller to Provide Webinar on Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device Regulations

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) is pleased to announce that J. J. Keller will be offering two free webinars to EDA Members who need to know more about hours of service and electronic logging device regulations. Each of these webinars will cover the following topics: Who’s subject to the ELD regulations, and who’s exempt? What … Continue reading "EDA Partners with J. J. Keller to Provide Webinar on Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device Regulations"

Your Website: The Foundation of all your Marketing

Your solid foundation is your website and your online business directories. Sure, you can participate in all sorts of social media and marketing platforms, but if consumers don’t like the final product, or if your business directories are incorrect, all your efforts to get them where you want them will likely go unnoticed. If you … Continue reading "Your Website: The Foundation of all your Marketing"

Credit Card Use Best Practices – Recording Now Available!

On Wednesday, September 20th, Matt Layfield, shareholder at Polsinelli presented a free webinar for dealers on Credit Card Use Best Practices.  A recording of this webinar is now available. Matt discusses the obligations retailers face when dealing with credit cards and answers the following questions: What is required of my dealership under the updated (in … Continue reading "Credit Card Use Best Practices – Recording Now Available!"

Machinery Pete Q2 Analysis – Recording Now Available!

On August 31, Greg Peterson of Machinery presented a free webinar reviewing the 2nd Quarter 2017 Used Values index. The presentation slides are available for download here. A recording of the presentation can be found here.  

Learn How to Drive More Leads with Our Transformational Webinar Series

Your future customers will most likely discover your business for the first time by browsing online, and a great online experience will help drive leads and positively impact your business’s future. But what makes a great online experience? Find out through four upcoming webinars, brought to you by ARI Network Services and the Equipment Dealers … Continue reading "Learn How to Drive More Leads with Our Transformational Webinar Series"

EDA and Machinery Pete Schedule Free Webinar

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) and Machinery Pete have scheduled a free webinar for members on August 31 at 9:00am. With publication of the 2nd Quarter 2017 Used Values index, Machinery Pete reports the latest findings in the used equipment market. Greg will address: Continued sign of footing for used machinery values How this past … Continue reading "EDA and Machinery Pete Schedule Free Webinar"

Top Ten OSHA Violations Webinar – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, July 26th, Laramie Sandquist of Federated Insurance gave a free webinar reviewing the Top Ten OSHA Violations.

Webinar: Group Health Plan Compliance – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, June 28th, Kathy Robinson, J.D., from the Employee Benefit Security Administration (EBSA) branch of the Department of Labor (DOL) co-hosted the Group Health Plan Compliance webinar. This webinar is ideal for anyone in a dealership who is involved with purchasing, monitoring or distributing insurance and/or health benefit plans for employees.

Webinar: Getting the Right Value Means Getting the Value Right – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, May 31st, EDA partnered with Rex Collins of HBK CPAs and Consultants to provide a webinar covering valuations of equipment dealerships.

Webinar: Blanket Liens Best Practices – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, January 25th, Matthew Layfield, Shareholder at Polsinelli, led a free webinar for members to present Blanket Liens best practices for dealerships.

EDA Webinar: Machinery Pete and EDA Give Used Values Update – Recording Now Available

​​On Wednesday, November 16th, Greg Peterson, also known as Machinery Pete, led a free webinar for members for a review and outlook of used farm machinery values.

Webinar: Mechanic’s Liens Best Practices for Dealers – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, September 28th, EDA’s trusted legal partners, Nick Garzia and Carolyn Theis of Armstrong Teasdale, LLP, led a webinar that helped to explain the fundamental aspects of mechanic’s clients and to assist dealers in developing policies to protect their dealership’s interests while staying out of hot water.

EDA Webinar: Understanding the Implications of the Right to Repair Legislation

The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has made a recording of this webinar available online. Click here to learn more about EDA’s webinar “Understanding the Implications of the Right to Repair Legislation.” ​​​The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) has scheduled a free webinar for members to discuss the implications of the “right to repair” movement and how … Continue reading "EDA Webinar: Understanding the Implications of the Right to Repair Legislation"

EDA Webinar: Addressing Violence in the Workplace – Recording Now Available

​On Wednesday, August 31st, Natalie Higgins, EDA’s VP of Government Relations and in-house counsel, and Angela Louis, HR Solutions St. Louis, hosted a webinar addressing the threat of violence in the workplace.

EDA FLSA Webinar – Recording Now Available

On Wednesday, July 27th, EDA’s VP of Government Relations and in-house counsel, Natalie Higgins, hosted an hour long webinar detailing the Department of Labor (DOL)’s new FLSA rules.