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ELFA launches upgraded website for end-users
Visit ELFA's end-user website, Equipment Finance Advantage, today to find new enhancements that make it a more powerful resource than ever for helping businesses take advantage of the benefits of equipment finance. The site, at www.EquipmentFinanceAdvantage.org, has improved navigation for a better user experience and offers a wide range of new resources.
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New infographic spotlights industry trends
What are the top trends driving equipment finance? A new infographic from ELFA provides a visual snapshot of the Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2015. From investment to expansion to interest rates to technology, favorable economic and financing conditions will drive spending this year. View the infographic and find out how you can quickly and easily share it with your colleagues and business partners.
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Manufacturing technology orders dip in November, but still up 2.6 percent
November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $378.06 million according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the United States Manufacturing Technology Orders program, showed 2014 was up 2.6 percent compared with 2013.
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Cap-ex spending expected to rise
Tire Business
U.S. businesses, nonprofits and government agencies are expected to spend nearly $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment (including software) this year, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the equipment finance sector.
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'Breakout' year to be fueled in part by oil drop
Banking Exchange
Investment in equipment and software is forecast to grow 6 percent in 2015 as the economy steadily improves, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation. This could bring total business investment to a record $1.484 trillion in 2015.
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Event Alerts


Funding sources: Registration now open for 27th Annual National Funding Conference
Calling all funding sources! Become an exhibitor at the largest gathering of equipment leasing and finance professionals in search of your capital. The 27th Annual ELFA National Funding Conference, April 21-23 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, is the premier event providing funding sources with the best platform to meet and do business with diverse companies across the industry. Get complete information about becoming an exhibitor and register. You may also make your hotel reservations online. Attendee registration information coming soon.
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What business-critical skills do you need in 2015?
Find out by attending the 2015 ELFA Executive Roundtable, March 15-17 at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. ELFA asked featured speaker David Pottruck, former CEO of Charles Schwab, what it takes to be an effective leader during a time of rapid change. He answered: "You don't have the choice of whether or not to change. You need a clear strategy of what to change and what to keep the same. You as the leader must be a role model for the changes and the culture you are trying to develop and reinforce." Get the complete agenda and register. To make hotel reservations call 888-758-0945 and mention group code 15640 to get the ELFA rate. You may also make hotel reservations online.
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Jan. 29 hotel deadline date for Equipment Management Conference approaching!
If you are planning to attend the ELFA Equipment Management Conference and Exhibition, Feb. 22-24 at the Trump National Doral in Miami, we encourage you to make your hotel arrangements now. The Jan. 29 deadline is almost here. After this date, ELFA cannot guarantee the special rate of $279/night. You may reserve your hotel accommodations online or contact reservations at 1-855-878-6700. Provide your arrival and departure dates and mention group code EQU0219MO. Register for the conference and view the current list of attendees.
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Equipment Management Conference's exhibit opportunities are selling fast!
The ELFA Equipment Management Conference and Exhibition, Feb. 22-24 at the Trump National Doral in Miami, has established itself as the single most important event for asset managers, remarketers and providers of a variety of asset management services. Don't be left out! Learn about exhibiting at this event. The hotel deadline date, Jan. 29, is fast approaching! You may reserve your hotel accommodations online or contact reservations at 1-855-878-6700. Mention group code EQU0219MO. Learn more about the ELFA Equipment Management Conference.
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Announcements


Discover new opportunities with Foundation research
Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation
The Foundation's forward-looking research can help you and your business to succeed in 2015. Current publications include: Corporate and individual donors receive these studies and more as a complimentary benefit. For more information about becoming a donor, please visit the Foundation's Giving page.
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CALENDAR

Date Event Location
Feb. 22-24 Equipment Management Conference & Exhibition Miami
March 12 14th Annual IMN/ELFA Investors Conference New York City
March 15-17 Executive Roundtable Palm Beach Gardens, FL
April 13-15 Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance Workshop Oak Brook, IL
April 21 Independent Best Practices Roundtable Chicago
April 21 Bank Best Practices Roundtable Chicago
April 21 Captive and Vendor Finance Best Practices Roundtable Chicago
April 21-23 27th Annual National Funding Conference Chicago
May 3-5 Legal Forum Nashville
May 6-8 AGL&F/ELFA Public Sector Finance Forum Denver
May 13-14 Capitol Connections Washington, D.C.
June 7-9 Credit and Collections Management Conference & Exhibition Washington, D.C.
June 15-17 Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance Workshop Philadelphia
June 23-24 Tax Best Practices Roundtable Chicago
July 27-29 Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance Workshop Irvine, CA
Sept. 14-16 Principles of Equipment Leasing and Finance Workshop Dallas
Sept. 15 Human Capital Best Practices Roundtable Washington, D.C.
Sept. 16-18 Lease and Finance Accountants Conference Philadelphia
Sept. 16-18 Operations & Technology Conference & Exhibition Philadelphia
Oct. 25-27 ELFA 54th Annual Convention San Antonio

View ELFA's event calendar.


Career Center

Job Title Company Location
Credit Manager – Americas Houghton International Valley Forge, PA
Credit Manager Masons Supply Co. Portland, OR
EFD Lease Contract Specialist III Bank of the West San Francisco, CA
 
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