Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

ELFA Announces 2018 Business and Professional Development Lineup

Posted 01/03/2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the equipment leasing and finance industry will have multiple opportunities to network and engage in business and professional development this year. The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2018 calendar of events, which includes face-to-face conferences and workshops and web-based programs. Continuing education credits are available for many of the offerings.

Details about the 2018 lineup are included in the Schedule of Conferences, Workshops and e-Learning Opportunities, available at In addition, the ELFA Online Events Calendar at provides the latest programming information, and will include new web seminars or conferences that are added to the schedule throughout the year.

ELFA’s 2018 lineup includes the following offerings:

  • Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 25-27, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Executive Roundtable, March 11-13, Miami
  • IMN/ELFA Investors Conference, March 20, New York City
  • 30th Annual National Funding Conference, April 10-12, Chicago
  • Bank Best Practices Roundtable, April 10, Chicago
  • Captive and Vendor Finance Best Practices Roundtable, April 10, Chicago
  • Independent Best Practices Roundtable, April 10, Chicago
  • Emerging Talent Networking Event, April 10, Chicago
  • Principles of Leasing and Finance Workshop, April 17-19, Milwaukee
  • Women’s Leadership Forum, April 23-24, Wayne, PA
  • Legal Forum, May 6-8, Washington, DC
  • Capitol Connections, May 16-17, Washington, DC
  • Credit and Collections Management Conference & Exhibition, June 4-6, New Orleans
  • Principles of Leasing and Finance Workshop, June 5-7, Philadelphia
  • Tax Best Practices Roundtable, June 19-20, Minneapolis
  • EMERGENCE2018, July 18-19, Washington, DC
  • Emerging Talent Networking Event, July 18, Washington, DC
  • Operations & Technology Conference & Exhibition, Sept. 17-19, Philadelphia
  • Lease and Finance Accountants Conference, Sept. 17-19, Philadelphia
  • Emerging Talent Networking Event, Sept. 17, Philadelphia
  • ELFA 57th Annual Convention, Oct. 14 -16, Phoenix
ELFA also offers self-paced, online courses on the essentials of equipment finance, including Fundamentals of Equipment Leasing and Finance and Financial Statement Analysis. More information is available at

Note: In 2018, ELFA will be redesigning and updating the online Fundamentals of Equipment Leasing and Finance course in its entirety. The new course will be highly interactive, with gamification used to encourage and reinforce learning. A suite of industry-specific, on-demand training modules will make it easier for users to get the training they need, where they need it, and when they need it. The new course will launch in late spring 2018.

Details on continuing education credits available at ELFA events are available at

About ELFA

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the trade association that represents companies in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, which includes financial services companies and manufacturers engaged in financing capital goods. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation in the U.S. and abroad. Its 575 members include independent and captive leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. For more information, please visit
Amy Vogt