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In This Issue
[1] FIADA Convention: Featured Speakers
[2] Quality Dealer Nominations Due
[3] Tampa Town Hall: July 19
[4] FLHSMV System Downtime
June Magazine
Upcoming Events
FIADA Town Hall Meeting, Tampa - 7/19/19

FIADA Board of Directors Meeting, Tampa - 7/20/19

2019 FIADA Convention & Expo, Orlando, FL 10/17/19-10/19/19 - Registration now Open!

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2019 FIADA Convention: The Old West Comes to Orlando!
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The 2019 FIADA Convention will be held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, FL from October 17-19, 2019. Click here to see which exhibitors and sponsors have already registered!

Featured Speaker:
Joe Lescota
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Joe Lescota is a highly recognized executive level, automotive retail educator and presenter.  His area of expertise and focus is on dealership financial statement analysis, inventory management and controls with emphasis on teaching dealers how to control expenses leading to greater net profit and sustainability. 



Keynote Speaker: 
Steve Gilliland
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Steve Gilliland is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the world. Recognized as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Laugh USA and Jeff & Larry’s Comedy Roundup.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 FIADA Convention & Expo!
Quality Dealer Nominations Due by June 30
Are you a successful dealer that conducts business in an ethical manner and gives back to your community? Click here to nominate yourself or someone you know for the FIADA Quality Dealer Award, the most prestigious dealer award in the state of Florida. The Florida Quality Dealer winner will be announced at the FIADA Convention, October 17-19 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, FL. The FIADA Quality Dealer award recipient will then compete with other state quality dealers for the national quality dealer award at NIADA's Convention in June 2020.To be considered for the FIADA Quality Dealer Award, please submit your nomination form by June 30, 2019.

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You're Invited: Tampa Town Hall, Friday, July 19th
Join Us for Free Training, Networking, Vendor Expo and Lunch. Registration Closes on Wednesday, July 17th.  
  • Legal Update: Rob Sickles, Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
  • Re-insurance Panel: What Dealers Need to Know
  • And more!
Event Details
When: Friday, July 19th, 10am - 2pm
Where: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr.
Tampa, FL 33607
Free to Attend, Parking is FREE
Registration: Sign up online or call 800.237.0448
Event Details & Directions

Lunch will be provided courtesy of Auto Data Direct. Don't miss this great opportunity to network with colleagues and ask the experts your burning questions. Register today!

Stick around afterwards for the President's Reception from 2:00-3:30pm. Enjoy complimentary sodas, snacks, wine and beer.

A Special Thanks to our Sponsors: ACV AuctionsAuto Data Direct, Inc., Golden Eagle Management Services LLC, and Wayne Reaves Software.
FLHSMV Systems: Notice of Planned Outage
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) systems will be unavailable starting Friday, June 28, 2019 starting at 7:00 PM ET. No state or county service centers will be able to provide motor vehicle services during the outage and customers will be unable to use the department’s online applications. The FLHSMV website,, will still be available, but no transactions can be completed during this time. We anticipate restoring all services by 11:45 PM ET on Friday, June 28, 2019
What is the change? 2019 Quarter II Legislative Release (Statewide)
What is the reason for the change? 2019 Legislative Changes and Maintenance
When is the change taking place?  Friday, June 28, 2019, 7 pm
When will services be available again? Friday, June 28, 2019, 11:45 pm
What Customer is affected by the change? EFS Vendors, Tax Collectors, DHSMV Everyone, ADLTS Vendor, Mobile App Vendor, KIOSK and VLS
What are the services that will be impacted and the projected down time? See below
Will this change affect the Mainframe? Yes                         
Division Services/Application Name Downtime Comment
  Virtual Office (VO)   Unavailable
  Online Shopping Cart   Unavailable
  Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN)   Unavailable
  Cashier Receipt System   Available
  NMVTIS   Available
  FRVIS   Unavailable
  FDLIS   Unavailable
  DL Maintenance   Available
  Motorist Maintenance   Unavailable
  Transcript Service   Available
  ORION: Electronic Filing System (EFS)/Electronic Temporary Registration (ETR)   Unavailable
  Mobile Application   Unavailable
  KIOSK   Unavailable
  DAVID   Available
  DL Check - Parental History   Available
  DL Check – Emergency Contact   Available
  DL Check   Available
  MV Check   Available
  MV Public Access Web Service   Available
  OASIS   Available
  Third Party Waiver Issuance   Available
Division Services/Application Name Downtime Comment
  Vision Test Submission   Available
  Web Administration Application   Available
  Driver School Application   Available
  Personal Plate   Available
  Florida Rider Training Program   Available
  Driver School Web Service   Available
  Third Party Web Service   Available
  Florida Rider Training Program Web Service   Available
  Online DL Application   Available
  Electronic Lien Title (ELT)   Available
  Express Lane Reports   Available
  Shopping Cart Reconciliation   Available
  IRP inquiry   Available
  Traffic School Check   Available
  OASIS Registration   Available
  DUI   Available   Available
  WWW3   Available
  DSHMV Mobile Application   Available
  Registration Eligibility Web Service   Available
  Toll Stop Clearance Web Service   Available
  DL Photo Exchange Web Service   Available
  Online Voter Registration   Available
  Motor Vehicle Renewal Notifications   Available
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