AFSA PREMIER BUSINESS
PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM


About the Program

The AFSA Premier Business Partnership Program provides AFSA Business Partners (industry suppliers) with an opportunity to plan their marketing programs in advance by bundling from a list of association opportunities (membership, exhibits, sponsorships, advertising, and donated services). Depending on the size of the total Premier Business Partnership amount, companies may qualify for quarterly billing (minimum $10,000 annual amount) and extra bonus opportunities. 

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BENEFITS OF THE PREMIER PARTNERS

Special Recognition

Special recognition at conferences and in publications with your Premier Business Partner logo and Star Level.

Access to Lists

Access to customized membership lists and pre- and post-attendee rosters (if you sponsor or exhibit at the event)

Conferences & Events

Complimentary attendee registrations and advance notice on selecting exhibit space.

Advertising & Marketing

Complimentary advertising across AFSA's properties.

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Featured Buyers Guide

AFSA's Buyer's Guide helps you find products and services provided by AFSA Business Partners to improve your business results.

Conference Schedule Thursday June 7th


MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

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

Magdalena Yesil, Silicon Valley Pioneer; Founder, DriveInformed; First Investor and Founding Board Member, Salesforce; Author, Power UP! How Smart Women Win in the New Economy

4:00—5:45 p.m. RENIOR 2
AUTO FINANCE LEARNING FORUMS (Presentations by Business Partners)
SPEAKERS:

Denis Brosnan, President and CEO, DIMONT

Anil Goyal, Executive Vice President, Operations, Black Book

Scott Shannon, Advisor Commercial Risks, Windemere Insurance Group

Jason Wilkinson, Partner, DHG Dealerships, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

5:30—8:00 p.m.
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL RECEPTION/DINNER  (by invitation)

6:30—9:00 p.m.
INDEPENDENT AUTO FINANCE EXECUTIVES GROUP RECEPTION/DINNER (by invitation)

Featured Premier Partner

 

premiere-logoAutoGravity is revolutionizing the way people buy and finance cars. Harnessing the power of the smartphone, AutoGravity technology provides a new level of transparency, convenience and speed to the car shopping and financing process. AutoGravity partners with the world’s leading banks and financial services companies to give car buyers direct control over their car financing options while connecting them to a nationwide network of trusted car dealerships.

Contact

Mr. Serge Vartanov | Chief Marketing Officer
15495 Sand Canyon Avenue, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92618
Email: serge@autogravity.com
Website: http://www.autogravity.com
Phone: (213) 200-3967

 

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MONDAY, April 23, 2018

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. - Early Arrival Reception

6:30 p.m. – 8:30p.m. - Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Dinner

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. - Independent Auto Finance Executive Group Breakfast
8:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Independent Auto Finance Executive Group Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. - Law Committee – (committee members only)
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Professional Development Committee
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. - AFSAEF Board of Directors
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.- Luncheon: Vehicle Finance Board, Independent Auto Finance Executives, Commercial Credit Committee
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - THE EDGE Advisory Board
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Vehicle Finance Division Board
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. - Operations Committee
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - AFSA Executive Committee
3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. - Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee
4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. - Marketing Committee
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. - Welcome Reception
7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Vehicle Finance Board Reception/Dinner
7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - Law Committee Dinner

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018
7:30 a.m.—8:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee
8:00 a.m.—8:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS
CO-SPONSORED BY DOT 808, LLC
8:30 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
Opening General Session/Keynote

Welcome by Independent Section Chairman
Martin Less, President and CEO, Nationwide Acceptance, LLC

AFSA Updates and Initiatives:
Chris Stinebert, President & CEO, American Financial Services Association

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Brad Parscale, Campaign Manager for the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign 2020.

10:30 a.m.—11:00 a.m.
REFRESHMENTS WITH EXHIBITORS
SPONSORED BY WELLS FARGO PREFERRED CAPITAL
11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
GENERAL SESSION: Legislative Update
SPONSORED BY DEFI SOLUTIONS
SPEAKERS:

Bill Himpler, Executive Vice President, American Financial Services Association

12:00 p.m.—1:00 p.m.
LUNCHEON WITH EXHIBITORS
SPONSORED BY FORTEGRA
1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m.
EDUCATION SESSIONS A and B

SESSION A: 2017 Independent Financial Survey Results

RSM US LLP will present the results of their annual financial performance survey for AFSA independent members and other independently-held finance companies across the United States. The results will include current trends with respect to growth, funding, leverage, profitability, income and expenses.

SPEAKERS:

Joe Kaczmarek, Partner and Great Lakes Specialty Finance Leader, RSM US LLP

Ronnie Lee, Partner, Audit Services, RSM US LLP

SESSION B: Second Time Around -The Lifecycle of a Non-Prime Consumer

SPEAKER: Andy Sheehan,General Manager, Clarity Services, Inc.

Clarity will present a detailed lifecycle analysis of the subprime consumer to address some of the following questions: Do they enter the market at the beginning of their financial journey or has a catastrophic event forced the consumer from the prime space into non-prime? Can we determine whether income volatility or an unexpected event caused the consumer to enter the non-prime space? How long do they stay in non-prime status? Do these consumers eventually move back to prime

1:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
Human Resource Committee
2:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
EDUCATION SESSIONS C AND D
SPONSORED BY ABS

SESSION C: Talent Management – The First 90 Days – Onboarding & Integrating New Hires for Long-Term Success

SPEAKER: Amy Hirsch Robinson, Principal, Interchange Group

SESSION D: Accessing the Public Markets

Why do growing companies access the public debt markets? What are the relative benefits and constraints associated with access? What are the characteristics of companies that access the public debt markets? Are their size limits? How long does the process take? Please join this session for a lively discussion regarding the process for accessing public debt capital, the associated benefits and related costs. Learn what solution may be appropriate for you; high yield bond, private or public transaction?”

MODERATOR: Brian Harris, Senior Vice President, Banking and Finance, Moody's Investors Service

PANELISTS

David Shultz, Vice President, OneMain Financial

2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m.
Independents Accounting Committee
2:30 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
Installment Lending Technology Task Force
3:30 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Operations Committee
3:30 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
Business Partner Advisory Board
5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.
Reception with Exhibitors
SPONSORED BY HEIGHTS FINANCE CORPORATION

Open Evening for private events

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018
8:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Registration Center
7:30 a.m.—8:00 a.m.
BREAKFAST WITH EXHIBITORS
SPONSORED BY DOT808
8:00 a.m.—9:00 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION: OVERVIEW OF THE COMPETITIVE MARKETPLACE
SPONSORED BY TRANSUNION

Join this presentation covering the new disruptors in consumer lending. AFSA membership can prepare for all the future possibilities in the way they acquire and provide products and services to their customers.

AFSA EDUCATION FOUNDATION UPDATE
SPEAKER: Tim Stanley, Chairman of the Board, Heights Finance Corporation

10:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
(last chance to visit with exhibitors)
9:30 a.m.—10:15 a.m.
EDUCATION SESSIONS E AND F

SESSION E: The Digital World of Consumer Credit/New Technology and a Paperless World

SESSION F: Tax Reform Enacted: What You Need to Know

Join RSM for an update on the key provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. As a result of tax reform, there may be planning opportunities available or other necessary compliance changes. During this update, we will address your questions and discuss:Key final provisions of the legislation and the possible impact on your business tax planning, areas where further guidance may be forthcoming from the IRS or the Treasury Department

SPEAKERS:

Scott Ruby, Senior Director, Tax Services, at RSM US LLP

Nick Passini, National Team Leader, Partnership Tax Consulting Services, RSM US LLP

10:00 a.m.—10:30 a.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK
10:30 a.m.—Noon
EXHIBITOR TEAR DOWN
11:15 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
CHAMPIONS CLUB LUNCHEON and OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE AWARD PRESENTATION

SPEAKER: Nicole Malachowski, First Woman Thunderbird Pilot/White House Fellow

2018 Outstanding Employee Award Presentations

PRESIDING: Brad Noel, Chair-Elect, Executive Vice President, Branch Operations, Republic Finance, LLC

2:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m.
NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
SPONSORED BY CLARITY

DEEP SEA FISHING
SEGWAY TOUR
CATAMARAN
POOL/BEACH LOUNGE

2:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m.
GOLF TOURNAMENT
SPONSORS INCLUDE: ACI, COMPLI, AND DOT808 LLC
6:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m.
HAPPY HOUR RECEPTION

All Registered Attendees
Open evening for private events

Resource Library

ACI Worldwide
Bill Pay Services

 

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