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World Class Speaker Lineup is Set for Groundbreaking New Event Focusing on the Domestic and International Factoring and Receivables Finance Industries

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commercial Finance Association (CFA) has announced that the speakers and agenda have been set for Factoring World, its groundbreaking new event that will bring together industry leaders in the domestic and international factoring, trade finance, supply chain finance and receivable finance industries. CFA is also pleased to announce that all space in the Factoring World's Exhibit Hall has been sold, a strong indication of the level of interest in this exciting new conference.

Factoring World will provide thought leadership on the evolving world of factoring, trade finance and supply chain finance and related disciplines. Presented in conjunction with the International Factors Group (IFG), Factoring World will be held March 5-7, 2014 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Factoring World's speaker roster features senior decision-makers from the leading companies in the domestic entrepreneurial and traditional factoring space, trade finance professionals, supply chain finance specialists, lender finance providers and international lending professionals. The event is being held in conjunction with the IFG Latin American Regional Meeting. The full lineup of speakers and the conference program can be found at www.cfa.com.  

"We are very pleased with the World Class speakers and presenters at Factoring World and are gratified by the extremely positive support for the event from the industry," said Bob Trojan, Chief Executive Officer of CFA. "This is the first event of its kind to focus on the transformative change that is happening in the factoring, trade finance and supply chain finance industries and is a "must attend" conference for anyone involved in this space or interested in learning more," added Trojan.

Erik Timmermans, Secretary-General of IFG, said "IFG is very excited to be part of this important new event. Factoring World gives an overview of all important aspects of this growing industry. Panels will cover the geographical diversity, focusing not only on the USA markets, but also on Europe, Asia and Latin America. Attendees will have access to a wealth of information and new ideas on innovative new products and strategies in the world of receivables financing."

The Factoring World program was developed by an advisory committee of leading CFA member organizations, including CIT, GE Capital, Wells Fargo, HSBC, Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Bibby Financial Services, RMP Capital, DS-Concept Factoring, and King Trade Capital.  

About CFA
Founded in 1944, the Commercial Finance Association is the trade group of the asset-based financial services industry, with nearly 300 member organizations throughout the U.S., Canada and around the world. Members include the asset-based lending arms of domestic and foreign commercial banks, small and large independent finance companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, floor plan financing organizations, factoring organizations and financing subsidiaries of major industrial corporations.

About IFG
Founded in 1963, the International Factors Group is the worldwide association of more than 150 members in more than 60 countries who are associated with factoring and asset-based financing activities.  IFG supports its members in existing markets, helps the industry to develop in new markets and facilitates international trade between members. Thinking globally, but acting locally, IFG teams up with national associations such as the New York-based Commercial Finance Association and founded the EUF, representing 14 national and international Factoring associations on EU level. The IFG Secretariat is headquartered in Brussels and the association is organized into regional chapters in Asia, Central East Europe, Africa and Latin America.

For more information about the CFA or Factoring World please contact Brian Cove at (212) 792-9392 or visit www.cfa.com.

SOURCE Commercial Finance Association

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