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[ Registration is Now Open ]

Our 2018 conference will be held in Washington, D.C. August 1-3rd at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor.  Registration and sponsorship is now open.

To make a government rate hotel reservation, click here.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 conference.  For presentation materials, handouts, and other items from our conference, click here.  Photos are available for download here (enter username of “AE 2017″ and password of “35541”).

  • Reservations Open 11/15
Conference Rate $209

Venue


Group Reservations are now Open

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

Make Reservation

[ Itinerary ]

8
:30
am
SBA Training Class – TBD

SBA Training Class - TBD

July 31 - August 1, 2018 8:30-5:00 pm Training course title and description is currently TBD.


     

8
:30
am
SBA Training Class – TBD

SBA Training Class - TBD

July 31 - August 1, 2018 8:30-5:00 pm Training course title and description is currently TBD.  

2
:00
pm
Conference Check-In

Conference Check-In

Check-In with us to receive all your conference materials between 2-6:30 pm.

5
:00
pm
Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception with our Exhibitors

5:00 pm - 6:30pm Welcome Reception with our Exhibitors.  Includes hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

7
:30
am
Breakfast

Breakfast Buffet

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast Buffet served in Exhibitor Hall

8
:30
am
Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

This year's breakout sessions will be broken out into three tracks: sessions benefiting newer lenders, sessions for more seasoned lenders and sessions targeted to assist all attendees regardless of experience.  A preliminary list of sessions is below:

  • Eligibility Issues & Proper Loan Structure
  • Closing an SBA Loan - Due Diligence and Best Practices
  • Servicing & Liquidation RequirementsSOP 50 10 5 (J) - Key Changes
  • New Credit Underwriting Standards
  • New Equity Injection Requirements
  • 504 Originations & Beyond
  • Advanced Business Valuation/Change of Ownership
  • Collateral Requirements - Due Diligence & Appraisals
  • Guaranty Purchase Hot Topics & Denials
  • Future of Lender Oversight with OCRM
Look for updates on our topics and speakers as we continue to formulate our agenda.

12
:00
PM
Keynote Luncheon

Keynote Luncheon

1
:30
pm
Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

This year's breakout sessions will be broken out into three tracks: sessions benefiting newer lenders, sessions for more seasoned lenders and sessions targeted to assist all attendees regardless of experience. A preliminary list of sessions is below:

  • Eligibility Issues & Proper Loan Structure
  • Closing an SBA Loan - Due Diligence and Best Practices
  • Servicing & Liquidation RequirementsSOP 50 10 5 (J) - Key Changes
  • New Credit Underwriting Standards
  • New Equity Injection Requirements
  • 504 Originations & Beyond
  • Advanced Business Valuation/Change of Ownership
  • Collateral Requirements - Due Diligence & Appraisals
  • Guaranty Purchase Hot Topics & Denials
  • Future of Lender Oversight with OCRM
Look for updates on our topics and speakers as we continue to formulate our agenda.      

6
:30
pm
Mixer at TAP Sports Bar & Restaurant

Mixer at TAP Sports Bar & Restaurant

TAP Sports Bar Dining RoomMingling, drinks and dinner between 6:30-8:30 pm. Private event at TAP Restaurant, located inside the MGM Complex within National Harbor.  Shuttle service available. Sponsored exclusively by our Diamond sponsor, M&T Bank and included with your registration at no extra cost.  Includes dinner and drink tickets.  You won't want to miss this!

7
:30
am
Breakfast

Breakfast Buffet

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast Buffet served in Exhibitor Hall

10
:15
am
Networking Break with Exhibitors

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10
:45
am
Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

This year's breakout sessions will be broken out into three tracks: sessions benefiting newer lenders, sessions for more seasoned lenders and sessions targeted to assist all attendees regardless of experience.  A preliminary list of sessions is below:

  • Eligibility Issues & Proper Loan Structure
  • Closing an SBA Loan - Due Diligence and Best Practices
  • Servicing & Liquidation RequirementsSOP 50 10 5 (J) - Key Changes
  • New Credit Underwriting Standards
  • New Equity Injection Requirements
  • 504 Originations & Beyond
  • Advanced Business Valuation/Change of Ownership
  • Collateral Requirements - Due Diligence & Appraisals
  • Guaranty Purchase Hot Topics & Denials
  • Future of Lender Oversight with OCRM
Look for updates on our topics and speakers as we continue to formulate our agenda.

[ Registration ]

Attendee Registration


$369
  • Early Bird Rate
  • $449 after March 9
  • Add a Spouse for only $150
Register

Government Attendee


$299
  • Includes all Sessions & Meals
  • Includes Thursday Evening Event
  • SBA Speaker Attendees just $150
Register

Guest/Spouse Ticket


$150
  • Includes entrance to:
  • Welcome Reception
  • Thursday Evening Event
Register

[ Sponsors and Exhibitors ]

All sponsorships other than Diamond are available (Diamond is sold out).  Exhibitor only booths will be available April 1st, pending availability.  Exhibitor only sponsorships do not include choice of location (locations will be assigned).

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Presenting Diamond Sponsor

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Platinum Level

44 Business Capt

Gold Level

SBP-Icon-LOGO
Reliant Logo - Updated-small for web
Learch-logo_PMS_Coated
StarfieldSmith-Logo
cgs_color_150dpi
Bus Finance Group
SPSK - small-ed
logotitlevest4c

Silver Level

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corp_blu_horz_logo
mercantile_logo
readycaplendingflatblue_1000x392 (1)
Nationwide_Logo_RBG
Bailey
agex
pcfs_logos_rgb
300074_mmgp_logo
radar 1
bny_horizontal_rgb_april_2014 (1)
Granite Logo
gcf_logo_k
new_corpsmart_logo

Exhibitors

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mercantile_logo
cgs_color_150dpi
StarfieldSmith Logo
SBP-Icon-LOGO
Reliant Logo - Updated-small for web
Learch-logo_PMS_Coated
Nationwide_Logo_RBG
Bailey
cantorlogo
DRDAlogo
logo_2015__large
cdc capital
accion_pri_rgb_d_png
new_corpsmart_logo
zions_bank_logo
Partner Engineering logo
pcfs_logos_rgb
bny_horizontal_rgb_april_2014 (1)
Granite Logo
large__blue_logo_with_white_background (1)
collateral
3253 LifeEase logo FINAL
create_land_transfer_finallogo_01052329xaed9b
massmutualquick
bcr_logo_normal_color_large
hanover_logo
unisearch-ed2
benchmark
harvest_business_w_tag_line
16102601_jrbruno_logo (1)
windsoradvantage2015logocentered
cortland_logotype_part
gcf_logo_k
logotitlevest4c
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[ Executive Committee ]

Jessica HartSenior VP, Operations, Strategic Banking Partners(240) 406-9838 Neal PatelPrincipal, Reliant Business Valuation(908) 888-6030
Ethan SmithPartner, Starfield & Smith, PC(267) 470-1186 Alison W RindPartner, Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd(301) 657-0750
Gerald BaroudiVice President, Business Finance Group(410) 774-4962 Mary WamsleyPresident/CEO, Strategic Banking Partners(240) 449-8948