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2016-08-02 NABD Announces Details of 13th Annual BHPH Conference in Orlando, November 1-3, 2016

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers (NABD) released details of its upcoming BHPH Conference at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida on November 1-3, 2016. The conference theme is “Best Practices to Succeed Now!,” and is designed for both new and experienced operators.

This will be the 13th annual fall conference by NABD, which is the largest used car special interest group for BHPH operators with more than 13,000 members. The conference features dual-track workshop sessions, starting at 3:00 PM on November 1st, which will be focused on best operating practices, compliance, technology, and new developments that operators must learn to succeed in the highly competitive subprime auto finance market of today. The program includes several of the nation’s leading attorneys, experts, and successful operators who will share their tips and techniques that will help attendees succeed in a highly competitive subprime market. The conference opens with a First-Time Attendee Reception at 2:00 PM on November 1st.

The dual track workshop, held on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, will feature sessions that showcase new technology, including the latest Dealer Management software releases, the latest payment device technology, and other products and services which increase profits through operating efficiency. The compliance tracks will include vendor management responsibilities, add-on product compliance, and getting deal documentation compliant. An accounting and tax new developments workshop will discuss new accounting credit loss measurement requirements, which will significantly impact all BHPH operators who carry finance receivables. Other sessions include, Lease Here, Pay Here as an alternative business model, Internet and Social Media tips to gain market share, capital solutions, and ways to maximize recoveries. “These workshops will not be infomercials, and will contain important information for operators to compete successfully today,” said Ken Shilson, NABD President and Founder.

On Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning the dual tracks combine into general education sessions featuring a keynote presentation by Harris Rosen who built a hotel empire with minimal start-up capital. Other general sessions will cover, a current developments update discussion, a benchmarks and trends update, improving customer communications and relationships, operating best practices for challenging times, compliance issues, ways to protect your operation, and avoiding collection mistakes.

The exhibit hall will include all the newest products and services that increase profits and cash flow. All the receptions, a breakfast and a luncheon with the exhibitors are designed to allow attendees to network with other operators, experts, and exhibitors. Companies interested in exhibiting should call 832-767-4759 while space is still available.

The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort is Orlando’s finest and is located near Universal Drive and many of the newest attractions. Shuttle service is available to Disney Properties and to Universal Studios. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families and enjoy the nation’s most popular destination – Orlando! NABD has arranged discounted room rates with no resort fees, making it affordable for everyone! Early registration and member discounts are available, while supplies last, by calling NABD at 832-767-4759 or online at

A conference agenda and speaker information is posted and will be updated on the NABD website: Attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to register soon while space is still available.

“Successful BHPH operators today must understand and adapt to the competitive subprime market environment. The old ways aren’t working anymore,” said Shilson. This conference will definitely help operators compete more successfully while avoiding legal and regulatory pitfalls that can cost them millions! “The Rosen Shingle Creek and Orlando is a very attractive and affordable venue,” Shilson mentioned.

NABD is the Nation’s only used car group exclusively for BHPH operators. Membership is attained by any of the organizations training events and there are no membership dues.