2019 International Factoring Conference

2019 Factoring Convention BannerThe 25th Annual Factoring Conference will be held at the Manchester Hyatt in San Diego, CA! The event is hosted by the International Factoring Association and features industry information from accredited speakers, expert panels and roundtable events, networking opportunities and evening receptions.

2019 Factoring Speakers, Panels, Roundtable and More


  • Erik Wahl – UNthink
  • Simon Anderson – Recognizing the Technologies and Trends That Are Transforming Factoring and Techniques to Make Your Company Future-Ready
  • Cynthia Hetherington, CFE – Searching in the Dark Web: Finding Fraud Online
  • Brian Center – Factoring 101
  • Pedro Armada, CFE – Unique Challenge of Factoring in Latin America
  • Matt Baker – Sales 101
  • Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D – The Current Economic and Financial Outlook and How the Economy will Affect Factors
  • Bob Zadek, Esq. – Report from the Courts – How You and Your Friends Made Out in the Courts, Lessons to be Learned From this Year’s Court Decisions, and Learn How the Courts Treated IFA Members
  • Carol Van Cleef, Esq. – Blockchain and Factoring, How the Factoring Community Can Utilize this Technology, and Prediction for How Blockchain Will Impact Technology
  • Paula Hope – Your Personal Marketing Playbook: How to Create Referrals for Your Factoring Practice
  • Amy K. Hutchins – IGNITE BRILLIANCE in Your Culture
  • Bert Goldberg – Executive Director of the International Factoring Association

Expert Panels

  • If I Could Turn Back Time
  • Current Topics in Transportation Factoring
  • Comparing Bank Owned vs. Independent Owned Factors
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Interactive Legal Panel at Lightening Speed
  • Conference Update
  • Update from IFA Counsel

Factoring Industry Roundtables

  • Roundtable for Women in Commercial Finance
  • Roundtable: How Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Will Change the Factoring Industry
  • Roundtable for Young Professionals
  • Roundtable for Senior Executives
  • Roundtable for Operations Professionals
  • Roundtable for Small Factors

International Sessions

  • Strategic Roles of Factors in Expanding the Frontier of Trade in the 21st Century
  • Factoring Legal Cases: Update and the Most Efficient Ways of Dealing with Canadian Litigation


Wednesday, May 9

  • Golf Tournament
  • San Diego Food Tour
  • Chapter Reception
  • Young Professionals Reception
  • Triumph Welcome Reception

Thursday, May 10

  • Thursday Reception
  • Tax Guard Dessert Reception

Friday, May 11

  • Closing Event

Saturday, May 12

  • Idea Exchange

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Schedule for the 2019 Factoring Convention


Factoring Convention Registration

Registration fees for IFA members are $1045 for the first attendee and $995 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 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

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.