Dates Announced for NARS, Call for Speakers Also Opened

• Jul 30, 2013 • NewsComments Off on Dates Announced for NARS, Call for Speakers Also Opened
Dallas, TX (July 25, 2013) – The North American Repossessors Summit (NARS), an industry event hosted by the American Recovery Association, Inc. (ARA), Allied Finance Adjusters (AFA) and Time Finance Adjusters (TFA), is proud to announce the call for speakers is now open for its sixth annual event, to be held March 20-22, 2014.NARS’s 2014 theme, Reclaim Your Industry, is focused on attendees unifying to Stand Together to Revive Industry Standards.The NARS 2014 Planning Committee is seeking speakers who can share their knowledge and experiences based on this theme with topics that will help attendees professionally and personally.

“This is a huge opportunity for industry professionals to join together and participate in such a monumental event,” said Patrick Altes, CEO of TFA. “We are pleased to be co-hosting NARS, and we anticipate this will be the best event thus far.”

The summit is focused on open and collaborative discussions to address and improve the industry. More than 600 attendees are expected to attend NARS 2014.

“Now more than ever, we need to unite and take back our industry,” said Mary Jane Hogan, ARA’s President. “This is a goal that we can accomplish and NARS is the perfect outlet to help us get moving in the right direction.”

Interested speakers should email their proposal Those proposals should include the speaker’s full name, company, email address, phone number, bio, headshot, previous speaking experience and proposed topic with a short, yet comprehensive description.

This past April, nearly 500 people in the recovery and remarketing industries, including collateral recovery professionals, clients and vendors from across the U.S. came together in Dallas to participate in NARS. Compliance was the hot topic and the featured speakers discussed the impacts of new compliance laws and focused on how to continue to be successful in this industry.

NARS 2014 planning committee members include industry leaders from ARA, AFA and TFA and California Association of Licensed Repossessors (CALR), Illinois Recovery Association (IRA), Florida Alliance of Certified Asset Recovery Specialists (FLACARS), Rocky Mountain State Association (RMSA), Collateral Recovery Industry Resource (CRIR) and Masterfiles.

About North American Repossessors SummitThe North American Repossessors Summit (NARS) is an annual 3-day conference for professionals in the recovery and remarketing industry from across the country to come together to address key issues impacting their industry and businesses. NARS provides an open and collaborative environment for all recovery industry professionals to address challenges and complexities in the industry and lay out the foundation for the future. The summit welcomes recovery specialists belonging to every type of professional organization and association across the country. For more information, visit

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