The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association released an updated calendar of events for the remainder of 2021. The event lineup will cover a range of topics and formats and provide a forum for equipment finance industry professionals to network, stay on top of critical industry trends and build their businesses and careers. Each event will be held virtually, with the exception of the 60th ELFA Annual Convention, which will be a hybrid event, allowing for in-person or virtual attendance.
Credit & Collections Management LIVE!, June 7-8 – Credit and collections professionals will discuss hot topics and emerging issues focused on “Managing Risk in a New World.” Topics will include the economy, alternative financing, human capital, legal and regulatory issues and bankruptcy. The event will also feature networking opportunities and an exhibit hall.
Emergence2021 LIVE!, July 14 – Aspiring leaders from across the equipment finance industry will gather at this leadership development event focused on the theme “Look to the Future.” Attendants will hear from keynote speakers and network with other emerging talent.
Operations & Technology Conference & Exhibition LIVE!, Sept. 14 – As an event for operations and technology professionals, this conference will provide direction and support for equipment finance companies using technology to improve business processes, enhance customer satisfaction and increase operational effectiveness. The event will be centered on the theme “The Future of Work.”
Lease and Finance Accountants Conference & Exhibition LIVE!, Sept. 14 – Accountants and those responsible for financial reporting will discuss a range of topics from basic lease accounting for newly-hired accountants to complex and emerging accounting issues and their impact on business practices. The event also will explore the latest on accounting standards.
60th ELFA Annual Convention, Oct. 24-26, San Antonio – At this event, industry leaders will reunite, reconnect and exchange best practices for innovating, winning business and leading in an age of rapid change. Registration for this hybrid event, which will allow for in-person or virtual attendance, will open later this month.
The 30th Annual National Funding Conference, originally scheduled for September 2021 in Chicago, has been postponed until 2022.
Small Ticket Best Practices Roundtable, June 3, 1-3 p.m. EST – Are you thinking about automating your application process or looking to take an existing automation process to the next level? Join the ELFA’s Small Ticket Business Council to discuss the realities of implementing automation by utilizing APIs, web portals and documents of all kinds.
Captive and Vendor Finance Best Practices Roundtable, June 17, 1-3 p.m. EST – Looking for a creative way to recover and thrive in a post-COVID-19-pandemic world? Find out what’s new with consumption-based leasing and how to position your business to win as you recover from the pandemic. Join the ELFA’s Captive and Vendor Finance Business Council for a discussion.
Innovation Roundtable, Aug. 26 and Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m. EST– Engage with TomorrowZone CEO and Founder Deborah Reuben and senior leaders from ELFA’s Technology Innovation Working Group in a facilitated open forum on the people, process and technology sides of innovating in this new world.
Summer Software Series Webinar – Northteq Presents Vendor Financing: Research Based Digital Experience, June 16, 1-2 p.m. EST
Service Provider BCSC Presents: The Future of Remote Work, June 23, 1-2 p.m. EST
Service Provider BCSC Presents: Technology & Digitalization, July 28, 1-2 p.m. EST
Reaching Your Customer in a Digital World, Aug. 19, 1-2 p.m. EST
Credit Managers Survey, Aug. 25, 1-2 p.m. EST
Collections Managers Survey, Sept. 1, 1-2 p.m. EST
One-Hour Networking Events
Virtual Emerging Talent Networking Event, July 14, 5:15-6:15 p.m. EST
Virtual Emerging Talent Networking Event, Sept. 13, 6-7 p.m. EST
Plus, the ELFA will conduct its Virtual Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance Workshop from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23
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