About Us

A Community of Remarketers

Who We Are

At IARA, we are dedicated to enhancing the competitiveness of our members in the remarketing industry. We provide valuable knowledge to help make informed business decisions, industry-recognized credentials to establish credibility, and networking opportunities to foster revenue growth.

As a non-profit alliance, IARA is made up of a diverse group of over 275 member organizations, including auctions, service providers, and consignors. Our consignor members, including fleet and rental car companies, OE captives, banks, subprime lenders, credit unions, and auto dealers, collectively manage the disposition of more than 2.5 million vehicles every year.

We understand that the remarketing industry is constantly changing, and we are committed to staying ahead of the curve. We offer a wide range of educational resources and training programs to help our members stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in the industry. Our annual conference, which brings together remarketing professionals from around the world, is a key event for networking and professional development.

Whether you are an auction, service provider, or consignor, IARA is here to support you in all aspects of your business. We are a community of like-minded professionals who share a passion for the remarketing industry, and we are dedicated to helping our members achieve their goals and reach new heights of success.

Why Join Us

IARA and its member committees deliver updates on emerging technologies and best practices in the remarking industry. We help our members be more efficient, effective and competitive.

IARA offers certification training in both remarketing practices and audit & compliance preparation. Training completion and testing results in certificates and industry recognition of expertise.

IARA offers its members both online and in-person networking opportunities throughout the year, resulting in sharing of knowledge, awareness of latest trends and career growth paths.

What You Get

Knowledge & Insights
  • Emerging technology updates
  • Best practice sharing
  • Articles & podcasts designed to help you be more competitive
Education & Credentials
  • CAR Certification focused on remarketing skills
  • ACT Certification focused on compliance and audit preparation
Relationships & Pathways
  • Networking throughout the year in-person and online
  • Grow revenue and expand career pathways
Influence & Representation
  • IARA membership and committee participation boosts your influence on industry standards, tech investments, provider practices and preferences, ensuring your organization is heard and represented

Code of Ethics & Business Conduct

Members of the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance are expected to adhere to the highest of ethical standards and business conduct in the means and manner by which they carry out their business activities.

These standards will include:

  • Avoiding situations that represent clear conflict of interests or misrepresentations in managing the portfolio remarketing process.
  • For Institutional Members, avoiding the implementation or perception of business practices with vendors that are based solely on gratuitous allocation of vehicle distribution.
  • For Industry Members, refraining from business practices that encompass gratuitous solicitations that might compromise or give the perception of compromising an accredited business relationship.
  • Adhering to financial responsibility and generally accepted accounting practices in vehicle sale transactions.
  • Adhering to all applicable laws and government regulations of commerce in vehicle sale transactions
  • Promoting a viable industry through interaction with employees, associated entities and the surrounding community.
  • Interacting with other IARA members and other entities of the automotive community with business dignity and respect.
  • Exhibiting solid corporate citizenship.
  • Ethical standards may be determined and adjusted by the Board of Directors as deemed appropriate to specific situations.

Key Facts

275+ Member orgs
1,250+ individuals
U.S. & Canada
Consignor members control disposition of 2.5M vehicles annually

Membership Composition

  • Governed by an Executive Board and Board of Directors
  • Managed by Executive Director and Director of Growth & Operations
  • Committees composed of volunteers, managed by chairpersons and co-chairs

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