HOUSTON, TEXAS – The National Alliance
of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers (NABD) has released details of its upcoming Buy
Here, Pay Here (“BHPH”) “Best Practices Conference” at the Hilton DFW Lakes
Executive Conference Center in Dallas, Texas on January 18-20, 2015. The
Conference theme will be, “Working Smarter and Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls”.
the last four years, NABD has hosted several popular BHPH Dealer Academies prior
to their annual National BHPH Conference each May in Las Vegas. Three of those
focused on “best operating practices” and the fourth on regulatory compliance.
January’s dual-track Conference program will include the most popular sessions
from these past academies, and some new ones. The compliance track will feature
several of the nation’s leading attorneys and experts including Shaun Petersen,
Tom Hudson, and several others who will help attendees learn how to comply with
all of the latest legal and regulatory developments. “It is a ‘must-attend’ for
owners, general managers, collectors, compliance officers, and key employees,”
said Ken Shilson, NABD founder and President. “These interactive sessions are
designed for both experienced operators and those just entering the industry –
both independent and franchise operators,” Shilson added. “All attendees will
receive a certificate of participation evidencing the training.
program begins on Sunday, January 18 at 2:00 PM and concludes by 1:00 PM on Tuesday,
January 20, 2015 and is designed to minimize the time key employees are away
from their operations. “What they will learn at this Conference will enable
them to succeed in today’s highly competitive BHPH marketplace. ‘Learn more,
earn more’, ” Shilson explained. In the best practices track some of the
nation’s best operators will share their tips and techniques which will help
attendees overcome the competitive market challenges from the special finance
industry, credit unions and others. The compliance track will help attendees
avoid the legal and regulatory mistakes which are being
carefully monitored by the CFPB, state Attorneys General, and the FTC. All of
these sessions will be interactive so attendees can get answers to their questions.
Multiple attendees are encouraged to participate in both of the educational
Exhibit Hall will feature over seventy leading service and product providers,
who will help operators be more successful, including: new capital providers,
new technologies, add-on products, auctions, CPA’s, collection and underwriting
products, and much more. Two receptions will be held in the exhibit hall to
facilitate networking between attendees, sponsors, and experts. The program
also includes a luncheon on Monday and a breakfast with exhibitors on Tuesday
morning. Exhibit space is limited, so interested sponsors are encouraged to
contact Keith at (832) 767-4759 at their earliest opportunity while space is
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center is an exceptional venue located
very near DFW Airport. Ground transportation is provided between the airport
and the hotel, for the attendees’ convenience and savings. Attendees from the
Dallas area will enjoy free surface parking at the hotel. NABD has arranged
discounted room rates of only $169 per night with no resort fees, while
supplies last. In addition, significant attendee discounts are available for
registrations received on or before December 19, 2014. A preliminary agenda and
more information is available online, call (832) 767-4759 or visit www.bhphinfo.com.
NABD is the only
used car special interest group exclusively for the self-finance industry.
Membership is open to anyone in the BHPH industry and to service providers. Members
pay no dues. NABD will hold its 17th Annual National Conference at the Wynn
Resort and Casino in Las Vegas May 19-21, 2015.