2018 International Factoring Association Conference

2019 IFA Factoring ConferenceThe 24th Annual Factoring Conference will be held at Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Florida May 9 – 12, 2018! The event, brought to you by the International Factoring Association, features industry information from accredited speakers, expert panels and roundtable events, networking opportunities and evening receptions.

2018 Speakers, Panels, Roundtable and More


  • Chef Jeff Henderson -Leadership Lessons from a Hustler
  • Robert Stephens – Disruption, One Industry At A Time
  • Michael “Bret” Hood – Using Verbal Statement Analysis to Detect Deception
  • Brian Center – Factoring 101
  • Ian Varley – Niche Industries 101
  • Senator Joe Donnelly – Senate Viewpoint on the Regulation and Oversight of the Finance and Small Business Community
  • Jason Schenker – Economic Forecast
  • Bob Zadek, Esq. – Report from the Courts
  • Phil Gomes – Blockchain – It is the Technology of the Future?
  • David Jencks, Esq. – Transportation Factoring
  • Mitch Warner – Improve Your Corporate Culture (1/2 day training)
  • Bert Goldberg – Executive Director of the International Factoring Association and the American Factoring Association

Expert Panels

  • The Tech Behind Fintech
  • Legal Panel
  • Modernize Your Operations Department
  • Opportunities and Challenges with the Changing of the
  • Guard
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Factoring Essentials (Wednesday; Additional Fee)

Industry Roundtables

  • Roundtable for Women in Commercial Finance
  • Roundtable for Senior Executives
  • Roundtable for Young Professionals
  • Roundtable for Operational Issues
  • Roundtable for Small Factors

International Sessions

  • Issues with Factoring in Latin America
  • Cross Border Transfers
  • PO Financing
  • Canadian Legal Update
  • Canadian Banking System and Its Impact on Alternative Lenders


Wednesday, May 9

  • Triumph Welcome Reception
  • Golf Tournament
  • Young Professionals Reception
  • South Beach Food Tour

Thursday, May 10

  • Thursday Reception
  • Tax Guard Dessert Reception

Friday, May 11

  • Closing Event at Nikki Beach

Saturday, May 12

  • Idea Exchange

Sunday, May 13

  • Group Breakfasts
  • Group Lunches
  • Breakout Lunches
  • Morning & Afternoon Breaks

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Schedule of the 2018 International Factoring Association Convention in Miami

Factoring Convention Registration

Registration fees for IFA members are $1145 for the first attendee and $1095 for additional attendees. Non-members are welcome and will be charged an additional $100 per attendee. Extra fees apply for the Golf Tournament and tours. CPE, CLE and CAEF Credit offered.

Special Offers & Discounts

  • Register by January 31st and save $50 per attendee.
  • Register Multiple Employees and Receive a Discount
    • 4-6 from the same Company attending = 10% Discount
    • 7 or more from the same Company attending = 20% Discount
  • Transportation Discounts from Delta, United, Uber and Lyft.

Registration fee includes

  • Entry to all Conference Sessions & Exhibit Hall
  • Continental Breakfast and Lunch (Thurs & Fri)
  • Triumph Welcome Reception on Wednesday Evening
  • Thursday Evening Reception
  • Tax Guard Dessert Reception Thursday Evening
  • The Closing Event on Friday Evening
  • Saturday’s Idea Exchange (Breakfast included)

For more information or to register visit www.factoringconference.com or call 805-773-0011.