Daily News: November 16, 2015

IFA Announces 22nd Annual Factoring Conference

The International Factoring Association (IFA) announced registration is now open for its 22nd Annual Factoring Conference, to be held April 13 through April 16 at The Fairmont Princess hotel in Scottsdale, AZ.

The IFA said it is the world’s largest conference dedicated to banks and finance companies that offer factoring and receivables financing. With more than 800 attendees and more than 55 exhibitors anticipated, the 2016 Factoring Conference is expected to top all attendance records.

More than 65 speakers will present valuable intelligence and viewpoints, with topics as diverse as credit and underwriting best practices, notice of assignment, defenses and how to beat them and lessons to be learned from this year’s court decisions.

This three-day gathering will feature presentations from around the world. Some will include reverse factoring and supply chain financing with Latin America, Canadian legal update, working with Chinese Factors to grow your portfolio, and doing business in Western Canada.

The conference will include a keynote address from: Sheryl Connelly of Ford Motor Company. In a constantly changing marketplace, Connelly helps organizations understand the distinctive characteristics of different generations of consumers, learn how to overcome information addiction and recognize trends that will become a reality over the next 20 years.