October 1-4, 2023

Grand America Hotel
Salt Lake City, UT

AFSA’s 2023 Annual Meeting

Salt Lake City, with a Rocky Mountain backdrop, is the site for the premiere thought-leadership gathering for the consumer credit industry.

Engage & Share

With +400 leaders of the consumer credit industry, access inspiring keynotes and engaging breakout sessions with your peers discussing big-picture outlooks and focused industry insights.

Collaborate & Connect

Join valuable committee and working groups that highlight trends and opportunities that are shaping the future of consumer credit. Enjoy valuable networking that will empower you with connections you and your business need.





Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 1
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. AFSAEF Development Meeting TBD
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. AFSA Registration  Foyer
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Early Arrival Reception Grand Salon Patio
Monday, October 2
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. AFSA Registration Center Foyer
8:00 a.m.  – 8:40 a.m. Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Breakfast Venezia
8:40 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m. Independent Auto Finance Executives Group Meeting Murano
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m Law Committee – by invitation Grand Ballroom D
8:30 a.m. –10:00 a.m. Leadership Development Program Steering Committee Savoy
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m AFSA EF Board of Director with lunch Savoy
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m Vehicle Finance Board/Independent Auto Executives Group Joint Luncheon Venezia
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m THE EDGE Advisory Board Savoy
12:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Vehicle Finance Division Board Grand Salon
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m Operations Networking Murano
2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. NTSF Meeting Imperial B
3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m Executive Committee Venezia
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m Business Partner Board Murano
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m Vehicle Commercial Credit Committee Savoy
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m Marketing & Communications Networking Group Murano
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m Welcome Reception Center Courtyard
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m NTSF Dinner TBD
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. VF Board, IN Auto, Commercial Credit Joint Dinner Savoy
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Law Committee Dinner Murano
Tuesday, October 3
6:30 a.m. -7:15 a.m. Sunrise Run Trail TBD
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. AFSA Registration Center Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Grand Ballroom B
8:00 a.m. – 5:00pm NTSF (final timing TBD) Imperial B
8:30 a.m. – 9:45  a.m. Opening Session Grand Ballroom C
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m Refreshment Break Foyer
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom C
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Refrehsment Break Foyer
11:15 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom C
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Grand Ballroom B
10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Law Committee Grand Ballroom D
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m AFSA Board of Directors Grand Ballroom A
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m Human Resources Networking Group TBD
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. D&I Breakout Grand Ballroom D
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m Breakout Session Grand Ballroom C/Murano Venezia
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Women’s Leadership Council Murano
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m Cocktail Reception & Dinner Party Grand Ballroom B
Wednesday, October 4
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AFSA Registration Center Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom C
9:30 a.m. – Noon SGA Committee Grand Ballroom D
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Vehicle Credit Risk Committee Imperial B
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session Grand Ballroom A
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Breakout Session Murano
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 Refreshment Break Foyer
11:00 a.m. – Noon Breakout Session Grand Ballroom A
11:00 a.m. – Noon Breakout Session Murano
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LUNCHEON & SPEAKER Grand Ballroom C
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ORCC Meeting Grand Balroom D


Clint Pulver

Clint Pulver

Leadership, Retention & Culture Expert

Clint Pulver is one of the most sought-after leadership experts on employee retention and organization culture. He is the #1 bestselling author of I Love It Here: How Great Leaders Create Organizations Their People Never Want To Leave and was also named one of Business Q Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 for his years of work and research as The Undercover Millennial.

Clint currently serves as the President and Founder of The Center for Employee Retention, helping organizations such as Keller Williams, NASA, and Hewlett Packard to create lasting loyalty, employee engagement, and thriving workplaces that people never want to leave.

All that, and he’s an avid helicopter pilot, a member of the R2D2 Builders Club, and someone who enjoys long walks to the fridge.

Danielle Fagre Arlowe

Senior Vice President, AFSA

Bill Himpler

President & CEO

Celia Winslow

Senior Vice President

Grand America Hotel

555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
1 (800) 437-5288

The Grand America Hotel opened in Salt Lake City in 2001, ushering in a new era of Western elegance. Built to welcome the world to the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, the 24-story hotel overlooks a beautifully landscaped, 10-acre footprint in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. Drawing inspiration from the world’s grand hotels, The Grand America Hotel exudes charm and luxury. The property’s rooms feature step-out balconies and stunning views of the mountains, skyline and sunset. Ranging in size from an exceptionally generous 700 square feet to more than 2,000 square feet in the Presidential Suites, the hotel’s guest rooms are meticulously decorated for a sumptuous stay.

AFSA is pleased to offer conference attendees a discounted group rate of $259. Accommodations will fill quickly. The deadline to confirm your room reservation is Friday, September 8th.

Ground Transportation

The Grand America Hotel is approximately 10 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Taxi/Rideshare is between $20-$25. Self-parking is $24 per night; valet is $34.

Stay & Play

Salt Lake City is a new destination for AFSA conferences, one overflowing with natural beauty and quaint charm. To help you get the most out of your say, AFSA has arranged hotel discounts in nearby Park City for some extra R&R either before or after your attendance at the Annual Meeting. A special note that if you decide to stay after the meeting, you can enjoy the Park City Wine Festival.

AFSA Stay & Play Hotels

All rates are double occupancy per night.


Sponsorship Opportunities Here

There are many sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Review AFSA’s Marketing Kit and contact Jenny Bengtson at jbengtson@afsamail.org.

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