What We Do
The Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association is committed to building the best business environment for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota equipment dealers.
Our mission is to promote the success, profitability, and welfare of our dealer members by providing a timely source of industry information, representing dealer interests in government regulation and legislation, enhancing dealer and employee education, supporting equitable dealer and manufacturer relations, and offering specific business-related services which enhance the profitability of dealer members.
To learn more about our services, browse the information below.
The Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association (Pioneer EDA) is involved in each state’s Legislative Session on a full-time basis, identifying and tracking all bills relative to our industry. Click here to learn more about our recent activities.
The Pioneer EDA team offers a wealth of informational resources to assist you in your day-to-day operations. Whether you have a question involving OSHA, the Tax Department, the DOT, the DOL, or other government agencies, our team can help by: 1) answering your questions directly if possible; 2) contacting an agency anonymously on your behalf for information; or 3) connecting you, with your permission, to a qualified contact person.
For over sixty years your association has strived to provide the finest group health insurance coverage for its members in North Dakota, with prompt, personal service, and competitive rates. With the formation of Pioneer EDA, efforts are already underway to expand group coverage to dealers in Minnesota and South Dakota.
Pioneer EDA is committed to providing dealers with tools for workforce development. Whether it be through our Scholarship Program, PLOW Program, or simply providing tools and resources for dealerships to recruit employees, the Association strives to be an effective partner with dealers.
Issued monthly to each dealer and associate member, The Pioneer Insight contains up-to-date information regarding various phases of dealer and Association activities, as well as regulatory compliance information. Special bulletins are issued as occasion demands.
Pioneer EDA thoroughly researches various companies to ensure that only those with the very highest standards are endorsed by the Association. Take a look at our endorsed companies and reach out with any questions!
- Dealer Meetings/Continuing Education - Dealer seminars, workshops, and meetings are conducted at various times throughout the year to assist dealers and/or employees in various aspects of business operations.
- Annual Convention - Each year, dealers from all over the tristate area gather to take part in workshops, business meetings, exhibits, and social events - a great place to develop new business ideas and new friendships!
Company Apparel, Promotional Products, and Business Forms & Supplies
An endless selection of company apparel, promotional products, business forms, and supplies can be ordered at competitive prices through Pioneer Promo. Count on great service too!
Political Action Committee
Government legislation and regulations have a MAJOR impact on your ability to make a profit in your dealership. Pioneer EDA receives and disburses funds to select candidates running for legislative and state offices in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Find out more about how you can support the industry and your success at the Capitol.
Pioneer EDA dealer and associate member listings are provided FREE OF CHARGE upon request to members and associate members of the Pioneer Equipment Dealers Association. Listings are not sold or distributed to non-members for any reason. Dealer information is updated continuously to maintain accuracy. Please note: Pioneer EDA listings do not include emails or cell phone numbers.
Members also have access to an online directory via the member portal.
We are here for you, as an extension of your staff, and our job is to deliver the resources you need to run a profitable business.