Daily News: January 19, 2012

ABF Journal, NYIC, TMA & CFA Phila to Present Villanova Conference


ABF Journal, New York Institute of Credit and Philadelphia Chapters of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) jointly announced the fifth annual Education & Networking Conference will be held on Thursday, March 29 at the Villanova University Conference Center in Villanova, PA.

This half-day conference provides a venue for asset-based lenders, turnaround professionals, legal practitioners and other members of the commercial finance community to meet and interact with their peers and esteemed members of the bench.

This year’s conference will feature three interactive sessions encompassing: The Current Climate in Reorganizations, Today’s Lending Environment and Views From the Bench. The moderators will include highly credentialed practitioners who will lead panels consisting of recognized experts on the topics described. The panelists will also include many practicing bankruptcy court judges from several jurisdictions in the tri-state area. To facilitate networking, the event will be followed by a cocktail reception at the historic Montrose Mansion.

Stuart Papavassiliou, senior editor at ABF Journal, said, “The feedback for this event continues to indicate attendees were more than satisfied with the unique content of this conference. This year, we are pleased to announce the Philadelphia Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association will be joining ABF Journal, the New York Institute of Credit and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association in presenting this year’s event. The opportunity to network with industry peers coupled with the additional benefit of earning CPE, CTP, CIRA & CLE continuing professional education credits makes this annual event a must attend — so save the date!”

To learn more about this event, at 800-708-9373 x124 or e-mail: . For sponsorship opportunities, contact Denise Finegan at 800-708-9373 x120 or e-mail denise [at] abfjournal [dot] com, or Harvey Gross at 917-338-7000 or info [at] instituteofcredit [dot] org.