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2017-03-09  “The Changing World of Buy Here, Pay Here Conference”

Houston, TX – The National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers (NABD) today announced the details of their 19th Annual BHPH Conference at the Wynn/Encore in Las Vegas on May 23rd-25th. The conference theme of this show is “The Changing World of Buy Here, Pay Here” because the event will focus on operators can compete successfully in the highly competitive subprime auto finance market of today, Ken Shilson, President of NABD explained.

            The show will begin at 1:00 PM on Tuesday afternoon on May 23rd with a first-time attendee reception. This reception will be followed by general education sessions which feature critical decisions for success, a legislative and regulatory update, an evolutionary view of wholesale acquisition, and a benchmarks/trends update. Tuesday afternoon concludes with a gala welcome reception with more than 130 exhibitors in the largest trade show in BHPH history!

            Wednesday morning, May 24th opens with a networking breakfast with attendees and exhibitors. The general education sessions resume on Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM with a keynote presentation on “Embracing Change” by nationally recognized motivational speaker, Richard Flint. The Wednesday morning sessions conclude with a best operating practices panel and a technology solutions showcase featuring innovative new technology to improve efficiency and profits.

            After lunch on Wednesday afternoon and continuing Thursday morning, twelve interactive workshops will begin covering; an accounting/tax update, capital, compliance hot topics, a current developments update, getting your best customers back, reconditioning best practices, keeping customers paying and increasing recoveries, sourcing and financing the right inventory, technology solutions for GPS, software, and more. These sessions will allow attendees to ask questions and find solutions to the biggest challenges facing the subprime finance market of today, Shilson said. 

“Not only is the BHPH industry different but so is this conference, Shilson mentioned. The general education sessions will alert attendees to the biggest challenges they must solve to compete more successfully. Our workshops and the ‘Solutions Hall’ are filled with experts that can help provide the best answers for those challenges. This show is a must attend for both new and experienced operators who need to adopt the changes required to operate successfully today,” Shilson explained.

On Thursday, breakfast and lunch will be held in the ‘Solutions Hall” to facilitate networking between attendees, experts and sponsors.

All the educational sessions will be at Encore this year which was recently renovated and won the Travelers Magazine award as the finest hotel in Las Vegas. All the Encore rooms are suites and our $209 discounted room rates, with no resort fees, make this fabulous facility affordable to everyone, while supplies last.

Attendees may register (or obtain updates) online at or by calling 832-767-4759. Sponsors who are interested in exhibiting should call the NABD office while space is still available. Anyone who is seeking to improve their BHPH business in 2017 is encouraged to attend.


NABD is the nation’s only used car group exclusively for BHPH Operators. Membership is attained by attending any of the upcoming training events and there are no annual dues. NABD will hold its 19th Annual BHPH Conference at Wynn/Encore in Las Vegas on May 23rd-25th. To register or for conference information visit or call 832-767-4759.  Space and room availability is limited.