ELEVATE IN SALT LAKE
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.
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|
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
President & CEO
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.
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.
- The Waldorf Astoria Park City: $309
- The Stein Collection – Stein Erikson Lodge: Deluxe Rooms from $406; Luxury Rooms from $461; One-Bedroom Suites from $659. $45 resort fee applies.
- The Stein Collection – The Chateaux Deer Valley: Standard Room from $241; Studios from $241; Suites from $362. $35 resort fee applies.
Sponsorship Opportunities Here
There are many sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Review AFSA’s Marketing Kit and contact Jenny Bengtson at email@example.com.