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Credit & Accounts Receivable Forum

Date: October 24 - 26, 2016

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Location: 

Marriott Harbor Beach      

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

Visit the Hotel and make reservation online



OR Call
Hotel Group Reservations: You can call 1-800-222-6543 to make reservations. Tell them you are registering for the Credit Research Foundation meeting to get the Group Rate of $219.00 (+ Tax).
The CRF room block ends October 7, 2016
This will be another SOLD OUT event! Room availability is limited - so book NOW!

    CRF Hotel Accomodations:

  • Discounted self parking $12.00 daily
  • Discounted in-room Internet Service $6.95/day

Now included in the dynamic agenda below, a Special Session you WON'T want to miss!

    Forum Topics

  • Economic Update from the Federal Reserve
  • Critical Issues in Managing Export Credit in Today's Global Marketplace
  • A Practitioner's Success Story: Implementing a Credit Card Strategy
  • Creative Approaches to Using Security to Expand your Credit Boundaries
  • Fortifying Your Credit Foundation: Critical Mistakes Tenured Executives are Making to Bankruptcy Basics
  • Special Session: Senior Members of Congress discuss what your organization needs to plan for and expect after election day
  • Certified Collection Agencies - Why is the Designation Valued by our Community
  • Global Data Standardization - What We Should Be Thinking About When Framing Our Business Strategy
  • Deus ex Machina - Finance and A/R Leader's Guide to Robotics for Credit & A/R Automation
  • The CRF Open Forum - Real Time Peer-to-Peer Exchange of Needs and Experiences


Various Credit Information Provider Users' Groups

Monday morning and Wednesday afternoon. Free to all Forum attendees who are subscribers to the services; but you MUST register for them. See below for registration and details.

SAP and Oracle users

Monday morning 8am to noon prior to the Forum, join CRF for our dynamic ERP Work Shops that focus on the management of credit and AR processes in the SAP or Oracle environment. CRF conducts these meetings which are free to all Credit Professionals who are registered for the Forum but you MUST register for them. See below for registration and details. These sessions are for credit professionals and their IT staff only. No vendors please. If you are not registered for the CRF Forum, there will be a small charge to attend these Sessions - call for pricing (443-821-3005).

CRF - Oracle Users Group

  • As always, in conjunction with our Forum, CRF will conduct an Oracle User Group session on Monday morning from 8:00am to 12:00pm immediately prior to the start of the CRF Forum.
    To find out more or to sign-up for this session: email session facilitator Robin Walker at:
    rwalker@caliber-services.com     

CRF - SAP Users Group

  • SAP User are invited to attend the CRF SAP Users Group meeting ...SAP Users, don't miss this opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this valuable resource. The SAP meeting will take place on Monday morning from 8:00am to 12:00pm immediately prior to the start of the CRF Forum.
    To Register for this session email Tara Gallagher at: tara.gallagher@highradius.com
    Click here to see the SAP meeting agenda


Additional User Group Meetings

The following Industry Partner User Groups are provided for CRF Forum attendees by their individual sponsor.


  • Cortera - Game Changer User Group / Customer Best Practices and User Feedback Forum
    Monday, October 24 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm - we will be serving a complimentary lunch for registered attendees.
    Join Cortera for a best practices session focusing on your optimal usage of our state-of-the-art technologies and solutions for the credit risk and corporate financial expert. There is no charge associated with attending this forum, which is open only to those who register in advance. Please register with and/or direct any questions to: Kevin Lonergan or register directly: CLICK HERE

  • Creditsafe User Group
    Monday, October 24 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am
    Join Creditsafe for its latest expansions in international data availability. Come see how Creditsafe has gone to having access to 230 million companies LIVE and the type of data you will have access to on company ownership as well as the company itself. For questions and/or to register for this session, email session host Scott Garger at scott.garger@creditsafe.com

  • Dun & Bradstreet - Special Event: User Group & Customer Best Practices Session
    Monday, October 24 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm - a complimentary lunch will be served.
    Join Dun & Bradstreet for a very special luncheon event immediately prior to the start of the CRF Forum. This user group session will focus on the latest analytics and services available from Dun & Bradstreet for the credit and finance professional. We will also be discussing solutions you are currently using - so please come with your questions.
    There is no fee for this meeting but Registration is Required!
    For questions and/or to reserve your spot, please email Kindra Harting-Smith at Harting-SmithK@dnb.com

  • Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals National Building Materials Wholesale Group Meeting
    Wednesday October 26 from 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm
    For questions and/or to register for this session, email session host Lyle Wallis at: lwallis@federationofcredit.com
  • Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals Distillers, Importers & Vintners Credit Group Meeting
    Thursday October 27 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    For questions and/or to register for this session, email session host Lyle Wallis at: lwallis@federationofcredit.com

  • FIS GETPAID User Group
    Monday, October 24 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am - There is no fee for this meeting but Registration is Required!
    FIS GETPAID offers tools for credit risk analysis, credit scoring, collections management, dispute resolution and cash application. Attend this user group session to hear what's new in GETPAID, a view into the product roadmap, share best practices, and discuss how to optimize GETPAID.
    For questions and/or to reserve your spot, please email Ned James at: ned.james@fisglobal.com


CRF Forum Cancellation Policy

Monetary guarantees are provided to the hotel, and materials are produced and shipped 2 weeks prior to each event. Therefore, absolutely NO refunds will be allowed unless notification is received in advance of that 2-week window. If your registration was part of your membership benefits, please extend us the courtesy of cancelling prior to the 2-week window. Thank you for your consideration!

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