IDEA's mission and main objectives centered around support, education, and representation in serving Washington State independent auto dealers are to:

  • Build upon and promote productive and beneficial legislation that supports the continued success of the independent vehicle dealer including, but not limited to, promoting legislation that supports independent vehicle dealers by decreasing the cost to succeed in business and decreasing the cost for the consumer.

  • Promote, support, and encourage well-grounded business principles and values that uphold with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Support the independent vehicle dealer in their commitment to operate their business with transparent and honest business policies and practices.

  • Provide high quality auto dealer continuing education that enhances the independent vehicle dealer's knowledge in this challenging and ever changing industry. Our course can be completed online or we can mail or email our course to you.

  • Represent the independent vehicle dealer in all matters of general interest.