Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL QUESTIONS

 

What is the CFLA National Conference?

It is an annual conference that is hosted by the Canadian Finance and Leasing Association. It brings together those who want to learn and discuss with their peers the latest about the changes impacting the Canadian asset-based financing, equipment and vehicle leasing industry. The two day event is filled with speakers that educate, update, and discuss various topics that are affecting the industry. This event is also an opportunity for those in the industry to network with their peers.

 

When and where is the CFLA National Conference?

The conference will be held in Vancouver, BC at The Westin Bayshore. The dates are from Wednesday, September 18, 2019 through Thursday, September 19, 2019. Please check the conference program for a more detailed schedule of all the events during the conference

 

What is the address for Le Centre Sheraton?

The Westin Bayshore

  1601 Bayshore Dr,
  Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4

Who should attend the conference?

Those who want to learn and discuss with their peers the latest about changes impacting the

Canadian asset-based financing, equipment and vehicle leasing industry.

When does the conference start? What is the first event?

The conference starts on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 7:00am with breakfast.  The registration desk will be open from 6:30am - 5:00pm. 

When does the conference end? What is the last event?

The conference events conclude on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The last event of the conference will be the Chairman's Banquet. 

What is the dress code?

Casual business attire is recommended for the entire conference including the Chairman's Banquet. Jacket and tie not required.


I have questions about the CFLA membership?

Please contact Charlene Forde, Director, Events & Member Services

I'm interested in Sponsorship opportunities or becoming an Exhibitor?

Please contact Charlene Forde, Director, Events & Member Services

Is there wireless access for conference attendees?

Complimentary wireless high speed internet access will be offered in guestrooms and function space.

 

What is included in my registration fee?

Your registration includes all conference sessions, meals and coffee breaks.

 

What if I need to cancel my registration?

2019 National Conference (September 18 - 19, 2019)

  • Full refund less $100 administration fee is available with written request on or before Friday, August 9, 2019.

  • Full refund less $200 administration fee is available with written request on or before Friday, August 23, 2019.

  • No refund for no-shows and cancellation made after Friday, August 23, 2019

What if I need to send someone else in my place?

You may send the name of your replacement to stephanie@cfla-acfl.ca

 

How will I receive my badge?

Badge pick up begins on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30am.  Thursday, September 19 at 6:30am 

 

Can I bring a guest or spouse?

Guest and spouses are welcome to attend the conference.  The invited guest or spouse must not be from a member company.  While there is no formal program of activities, registration includes: Welcome Reception, 2 buffet breakfasts, 4 refreshment breaks, 2 luncheon, Chairman's Reception & Banquet and access to business sessions on an "as available" basis.

I have questions or problems regarding my registration?

 Please contact Charlene Forde at charlene@cfla-acfl.ca