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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.

Topics to include:

  • The State of the Industry
  • CEO Panel
  • Emerging Consumer Trends
  • Regulatory and Compliance Uncertainties
  • Dealership Satisfaction
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Technology innovations, workflows and integration strategies
  • Profitability Management
  • Online Financing and Beyond
  • Data/Cyber Security
  • Data Insights and Analytics
  • Hiring, Training and Retaining Millennials and Diversity

Who Should Attend

This conference is for vehicle finance CEOs and senior executives; attorneys and compliance officers; credit and collections; marketing; operations; data security, e-commerce; public policy, remarketing, risk management, and state and federal government affairs executives as well as auto dealers, industry suppliers and business partners.

About the Division

The AFSA Vehicle Finance Division supports member companies involved in the indirect financing and leasing of new and used vehicles through various initiatives at the federal and state levels. These initiatives include representation on Capitol Hill and in state capitals; outreach and engagement with regulatory agencies; conferences and forums focused on the industry; and proactive media relations programs. As a result of these initiatives, AFSA provides its members a forum for analysis and response to regulatory and legislative issues through awareness, education and the exchange of ideas relevant to providing access to credit in the vehicle finance industry.

The division includes over 90 companies including: captive vehicle finance companies; auto finance subsidiaries of banks; independent auto finance companies and dealer finance companies – retail and wholesale. An Advisory Board of top management from vehicle finance companies ensures that the division stays focused on issues of critical importance to members.

For information about becoming an AFSA member or joining a committee and receiving a discounted registration fee, contact Sheilah Harrison at (202) 466-8602.