2018 AFSA
VEHICLE FINANCE
CONFERENCE & EXPO
MARCH 20-22, 2018
LAS VEGAS

DATE
MARCH 20-22, 2018
LOCATION
BELLAGIO LAS VEGAS
NADA CONVENTION
MARCH 22-25, 2018

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Under the leadership of the AFSA Vehicle Finance Division, this event is one of the first of the year for the vehicle finance industry. Executives will have the opportunity to meet with their peers and are encouraged to help define and coordinate AFSA’s strategy and special projects to benefit the industry over the next year. This is the industry's premier conference and is developed and driven by members of the American Financial Services Association, the national trade association for the consumer credit industry. AFSA represents virtually every major player involved in indirect auto financing.

Learn from industry insiders. Participate in strategic, thought-provoking discussions on innovation. Network with executives involved in all aspects of vehicle finance Keep up to date with the latest business trends, innovations and consumer demands. Explore an exposition of products and services offered by industry business partners.

EVENT REGISTRATION FEES

$ 1,075

AFSA MEMBER

$ 875

COMMITTEE/BOARD MEMBER

$ 250

VEHICLE COMMERCIAL CREDIT COMMITTEE

$ 2,075

NON-MEMBER

MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

3:00—5:00 p.m.
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETING (by invitation)

6:30—9:00 p.m.
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL RECEPTION/DINNER (by invitation)

INDEPENDENT AUTO FINANCE EXECUTIVES GROUP RECEPTION/DINNER (by invitation)

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018

8:00—9:30 a.m.
AWARE BOARD MEETING

8:00—11:30 a.m.
INDEPENDENT AUTO FINANCE EXECUTIVES GROUP BREAKFAST/MEETING

10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
VEHICLE FINANCE CREDIT RISK COMMITTEE MEETING/LUNCHEON (committee members only)

12:00—12:45 p.m.
VEHICLE FINANCE BOARD/INDEPENDENT AUTO FINANCE EXECUTIVES GROUP/VEHICLE FINANCE CREDIT RISK COMMITTEE JOINT LUNCHEON

1:00—2:30 p.m.
VEHICLE FINANCE DIVISION BOARD MEETING

2:45—3:30 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: FINANCE MARKET OVERVIEW

Where is the industry? This session will give us an industry update on the past year and where sales, financing and consumer trends will be taking us in 2018.


3:30—4:15 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: VEHICLE MARKET OVERVIEW

4:15—5:15 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: GAMIFICATION

5:30—7:30 p.m.
"WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS" RECEPTION IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

7:30—10:00 p.m.
VEHICLE FINANCE DIVISION BOARD RECEPTION/DINNER

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018
8:00—8:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

8:30—9:00 a.m.
WELCOMING GENERAL SESSION

9:00—9:45 a.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: OEM/INDUSTRY

9:45—10:30 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION: AI—THE FULL INTEL

10:30—11:00 a.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

11:00—11:45 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION: RISK MANAGEMENT—BIG DATA

BREAKOUT SESSION: SOCIAL PLATFORMS—HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECTIVELY

12:00—1:00 p.m.
LUNCHEON IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

1:00—1:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION: RISK MANAGEMENT

BREAKOUT SESSION: SOCIAL PLATFORMS—CONTENT, SOCIAL LISTENING AND REPUTATION MANAGEMENT

2:00—2:45 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: CYBERSECURITY/FRAUD

2:45—3:15 p.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

3:15—4:00 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: REGULATORY RAPID FIRE

3:00—4:45 p.m.
GENEREAL SESSION: CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION—DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

4:45—5:30 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

5:30—6:30 p.m.
RECEPTION IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018
8:00—8:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST IN THE EXHIBITORS' MARKETPLACE

8:30—9:00 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION: NADA/AFSA CHAIR EXCHANGE

9:00—10:00 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION: CEO PANEL

10:00—10:45 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION

10:45 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
VEHICLE COMMERCIAL CREDIT COMMITTEE MEETING/LUNCH

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Press

Members of the media are invited to use the Press Room for interviews, writing and filing stories. All conference sessions are open to the media, but the press is asked to refrain from asking questions during sessions, as many executives who attend and speak at the conference are willing to be interviewed. 

For a free press pass and information on scheduling on-site interviews in advance, please email your contact information, including media outlet and title, to Jack Ferry.