Less than One Week Left to Register for ELFA 2020 Business Live

by Martha Ahlers and Ralph Petta

Martha Ahlers is president of United Leasing & Finance and ELFA Chair of the Board.

Ralph Petta is president and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

Registration for ELFA 2020 Business LIVE, a full-service virtual conference on October 27-28, 2020, is open until October 21. Participation includes three keynotes with a strategic lineup of speakers, 20 breakout sessions, virtual networking receptions and a multimedia exhibit hall.

Attendees will hear from renowned political strategist and commentator Donna Brazile in the welcoming keynote; Marci Rossell, an expert economic forecaster and former CNBC Chief Economist and Co-Host of SQUAWK BOX; and geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan. Full bios for the keynote lineup can be found here.

Each day of the ELFA 2020 Business LIVE conference will feature many different breakout sessions to choose from. These sessions will be recorded, so missed sessions will be available for registered attendees to watch for up to three months after the event.

Breakout sessions include:

Tuesday, 0ctober 27

1:00-2:00 pm EST

  • Adapt to Thrive: How Marketing Agility Enables a Stronger Response to Extraordinary Challenges
  • There is More Than Meets the Eye with Diversity and Inclusion
  • Has COVID-19 Ushered in the Leasing Company of the Future?
  • Balancing Tech & Human Interaction
  • Back to Basics: Introduction to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry

2:30-3:30 pm EST

  • What’s New in the Law?
  • Transport Finance in the Age of COVID: Aircraft, Trucks, and Vessels
  • Fast Tracking Your Technology in the Age of COVID
  • Where Confidence & Resilience Intersect: Facing and Overcoming Personal and Professional Challenges

Wednesday, October 28

1:00-2:00 pm EST

  • The COVID-19 Economy and Outlook for Equipment Finance
  • Developing Young Talent for Long-Term Success
  • Emerging Technology: Hype vs. Reality
  • Collateral Repossession: Challenges in a Post-COVID Environment
  • Finding Growth After COVID: A Search for New Green Pastures

2:30-3:30 pm EST

  • How Data Analytics Can Improve Your Business Results
  • Pockets of Opportunity for Independents: Where to Shoot the 8-ball
  • Automating Credit Decisioning & Risk Modeling
  • I’m a Bank Finance Company: What Do I Need to Know to Survive and Thrive?
  • Optimizing Managed Bundled Services & Market Practices

The full schedule with descriptions and speakers is available here.

Curious to see what the venue will look like? Take a look at the virtual lobbies for Tuesday and Wednesday below!

Learn More and Register by October 21!

More details about ELFA 2020 Business Live!, including registration information can be found here.


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