PHILADELPHIA – The National Vehicle Leasing Association (NVLA) will hold its annual conference and exposition May 18-21, at the Wyndham Palace & Resort in Orlando, Fla. The theme for this year's conference is "Driving Your Future!"

Attendance at the NVLA Annual Conference is open to everyone in the leasing industry, including primarily lessors, manufacturers, and suppliers. The conference is designed to promote face-to-face interaction among attendees and offer valuable direct access to a broad assortment of suppliers of products and services, as well as experts on issues relevant to the vehicle leasing business.

"With this year's conference, we threw out all our preconceived notions, previous experiences, and old ideas and replaced them with fresh new concepts and working solutions aimed at making or saving our members money," says David Blassingame, conference co-chairperson, "We developed an agenda that will send members back home with cost saving methods and innovative marketing techniques."

Industry-specific roundtables, workshops, and seminars, at the conference include:

    ·Effective Marketing Techniques Online and Offline

    ·Bankruptcy in Focus

    ·Accounting 101

    ·Training Your Sales Staff: From Presentation to Negotiation

    ·What's New in Tax and Legal Matters That Affect Your Everyday Operations

    ·Time Management: Managing Your Day

    ·Aggressive Competition

    ·Lessor Vicarious Liability

    ·Lessor Funding

    ·Equipment Leasing for the Vehicle Lessor

    ·Lessors Roundtable 1 & 2: Tried and True Ideas

    ·Developing Effective HR Strategies

    ·Vehicle Remarketing and the Residual Value Conundrum