The Naples Grande Resort in beautiful Naples, FL was the location of NMLA’s 36th Annual Conference. One hundred ten NMLA members and guests gathered from September 27-29th to listen to speakers, break-out session presenters, panel discussions, and the opportunity to network with old and new friends. 

Business topics and discussions included a look at and current forecast for the boating business, compliance and regulatory issues for lenders and related firms, the state of the remarketing sector, protecting data and online transactions at work and home, and product trends in boat sales and dealer performance. Keynote speakers included cyber security expert Robert Siciliano (idtheftsecurity.com), our "favorite" economist, Gina Martin-Adams (Wells Fargo Securities), Matt Gruhn, President of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, Consumer Bankers Association attorney and our voice on matters concerning the CFPB, Steven Zeisel, and Ryan Kloppe of Statistical Surveys, Inc. Please CLICK HERE for a recap of all presentations.



For additional information on the 2015 conference (including how to contact this year's speakers) or with questions on upcoming NMLA events, please contact Robin Cottmeyer, (410) 980-1401,  or via email at info@marinelenders.org.