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NEFA Funding Symposium Registration Opens With Discounts

July 06, 2016, 07:05 AM

Registration for NEFA’s 2016 Funding Symposium, to be held October 6-8, is open now with steep discounts offered for the earliest registrants.

“The Funding Symposium also acts as the official annual business meeting for the National Equipment Finance Association”, said Gerry Egan, NEFA’s Executive Director. 

“In a small, relaxed and friendly environment, the NEFA Funding Symposium offers great networking opportunities, a variety of top-notch educational sessions, and face-to-face meetings with leading funding source and service provider exhibitors.  Last year’s Funding Symposium drew a record 281 registrants from across the U.S. and Canada including a record 82 first time attendees” said Egan.

The 2016 Funding Symposium will be held at the Radisson Blu Mall of America Hotel, which is attached to the world famous Mall of America.  The NEFA conference hotel is just five miles from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport which has direct flights to one hundred and fifty-five other cities and connections to hundreds more.  It’s also convenient to both downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul.

Chairperson for the 2016 Funding Symposium is Jim Peach, CLFP, VP/Sales Manager, Stearns Bank, in Albany, Minnesota.  Working with a dedicated team of volunteers, the Chairperson pulls together the educational lineup of the conference.  Said Jim Peach, “we get great feedback from the attendees following each NEFA conference and we’ve used that to focus our educational sessions on things that are both timely and important to NEFA Members.”

In addition to the full conference lineup, attendees can also register to participate in a fun night of games in the adjacent Mall of America on Friday evening to help raise money for NEFA’s Chris Walker Education Fund and another charity luncheon and outing prior to the conference, on Thursday.

“It helps with our planning if people register early” said Gerry Egan, “so we offer tiered registrations for the Funding Symposium. That means people who register during July get the very best pricing. The latest full information can be found by checking regularly on the NEFA Website ( or by downloading the 2016 Funding Symposium mobile app from there.”

The National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA) is a national association serving small to mid-sized independent equipment finance companies, lessors and brokers.  NEFA is a strong association offering enhanced educational programs and premium networking opportunities with broad geographic and industry segment diversity.  The mission of NEFA is to provide a forum for members to pursue personal and professional growth and promote ethical business practices through advocacy, networking and industry involvement.  For more information, visit: or call: 847-380-5050.

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