ARLINGTON, TEXAS - The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) will hold its 2007 61st Annual Convention & Expo June 12-16, at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

More than 120 vendors are expected to fill the expo hall. Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in several educational sessions and network with peers. Country music star Jeff Bates will perform live in concert.

Room rates are $175 per night. For reservations, call (888) 777-6779 and provide the rate code "N-NIADA" or, visit

NIADA's 2008 Convention & Expo will be held June 24-28, at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas and, in 2009, the Convention & Expo will be held June 23-27 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla.