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Why Should You Attend?

The DBA International Annual Conference is one of the most respected and well attended events in the industry.

Welcoming over 1,600 attendees and showcasing over 130 exhibit booths, it is an event that you cannot afford to miss! It provides educational programs and networking opportunities, promotes the debt buying industry, and provides an excellent opportunity for every attendee to learn the latest trends in the industry. The key players in the debt purchasing industry will be at this event, including many of the major issuers and a number of collection companies.

Attendees who are seeking to get up to speed on the debt buying industry will benefit from the excellent program that has been designed to educate, enlighten and entertain.

Past attendees have great things to say about DBA's Annual Conference:

"The conference in Vegas is the best way to get and stay connected in the industry, and being that it’s in February it really sets the tone for the year. We can’t wait to be out there again.”

“This is the best conference of the year, if you can only attend one conference I recommend Debt Buyers.”

DBA's Annual Conference is known for outstanding programs and high-profile guests.

CFPB: A Conversation
Three CFPB division leaders will join Bryan Faliero, DBA President Elect and Federal Legislative/Regulatory Chair, for a question and answer program that focuses on Rulemaking, Supervision/Examination and Consumer Response. No canned speeches ... just a straightforward discussion in which you will get answers to your questions on how the activities of this powerful agency will impact your business. The engaging discussion will feature: Tom Pahl, Managing Counsel for Regulations, Scott Pluta, Assistant Director for Office of Consumer Response, and Larry DeMille-Wagman, Acting Director of Collection Supervision.

New Speaker Added to Conference Agenda!
Professor Todd Zywicki
Todd Zywicki will provide a candid view of what’s ahead for the economy and consumer credit industry. Known for his ability to identify how potential policy shifts will impact consumers, industry and the economy, Zywicki has frequently testified before Congress. A commentator on legal issues for NBC Nightly News and CNN, he has published editorials in the New York Times, the Washington Times and the Wall Street Journal. See why DBA tapped Zywicki to serve on the Certification Council that guides the Debt Buyer Certification Program. He is George Mason University Professor of Law, Senior Scholar of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and Senior Fellow at the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Mark Spitz is the most recognizable Olympic athlete of all time, and is synonymous with the 2014 conference theme: Going for Gold. He was voted the water sports “Athlete of the Century” and one of the six “Greatest Olympians” by Sports Illustrated. From 1965 to 1972, Mark won nine Olympic gold medals, one silver, and one bronze; five Pan-American gold medals; 31 National AAU titles; eight NCAA championships; and the Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete. He also set 33 world records. One of the greatest living sports legends, Mark started a successful real estate company following his athletic career, and has traveled the world as a business consultant and speaker. Mark’s captivating keynote message will help you go the distance in your pursuit of gold.

If you have any questions regarding the conference please contact Derek Jenks at DBA International Conference headquarters at (703) 635-7997 or

Below are some links from our 2013 conference for those who were not there:
  2013 Conference Attendee List – Click Here
  2013 Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors – Click Here

Gold Sponsor/Lanyards

Flock Specialty Finance
Gold Sponsor & VIP Lounge

Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Garnet Capital Advisors
Silver Sponsor

Javlin Capital
Bronze Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

NCB Management

Olympia Sponsor/Keynote Speaker

Olympia Sponsor/Hotel Room Drop

CSS Impact
Chariot Sponsor

Chariot Sponsor

Torch Sponsor/Chair Drop

Florida State Trust
Torch Sponsor/Chair Drop

The Bureaus
Torch Sponsor/Session Sponsor

Torch Sponsor/Chair Drop

Conference Bags

Focus 1

Conference Pens

Water Bottles

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