So much to see

Ford CEO Mark Fields and Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas, are welcomed by 2016 NADA Chairman Jeff Carlson and 2017 Chairman Mark Scarpelli. Photo credit: JOE WILSSENS

The convention is a whirlwind of activity, with concerts, award ceremonies and countless opportunities to explore on the exhibit floor. Here are a few scenes from this year’s gathering.

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The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performs at the convention's opening session.

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Carl Swope, owner of Swope Toyota in Elizabethtown, Ky., embraces his wife, Anne, after being named the 2017 Time Dealer of the Year.

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Larry Johnson of Cutter Aviation says conventions are great places to “plant a seed” with busy executives to buy private planes.

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Some convention attendees visit the CDK Global booth as others wander through the exhibition area.

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Tommy Baker, owner of Baker Motor Co. in South Carolina, left, chats with Randy Parker, vice president, Infiniti Americas, during the Infiniti reception. 



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