PHILADELPHIA – The National Vehicle Leasing Association (NVLA) has set its Annual Conference Exposition and Auto Show for June 7-10, 2006, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center on Lake Grapevine. The show’s theme is “Your Partner for the Future!” This year’s event includes a keynote address from Fred Sherman, senior vice president and chief economist of Sovereign Bank. He will provide his perspective on the state of the vehicle leasing industry, both today and in the future. NVLA Annual Conference is designed to promote face-to-face interaction among attendees and offer valuable direct access to a broad assortment of product and service suppliers, as well as experts on issues relevant to the vehicle leasing business. The conference will kick off on Wed., June 7, and continue though Sat., June 10. Educational opportunities scheduled throughout the conference include:

  • Vehicle Reconditioning: Spend a Little, Make a Lot
  • Maximizing Your Presence on the Web
  • Effective Marketing Techniques for Fleet & Consumer Lessors
  • How to Spec a Medium-Duty Truck
  • Legal and Legislative Update
  • Outsourcing: When Does it Make Sense to Hire Professionals?
  • Deciphering Credit Reports and FICO Scores
  • Proactive Fuel and Maintenance Programs
  • Bailment Pools, Body Installation, and Upfitting
  • Tax and Accounting Issues
  • Lease Funding for Lessors
  • Tag and Title Issues
  • Training Retail Sales Staff

    Social events include a championship rodeo event, Texas Hold ’Em poker tournament, and New World Lease Funding golf tournament. For more information on the NVLA Annual Conference, call (800) 225-NVLA, e-mail, or visit the NVLA Web site at

  • Originally posted on Fleet Financials