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Are You Ready for the Technology Transformation of the Equipment Finance Industry?

To learn more about three new technologies, visit the Foundation's website to watch the full video.
Convention Programming

Meet the Foundation
Stop by the Foundation Booth to visit with our Trustees to learn about new research, resources, and the value of investing in the future of the industry. 

2017 State of the Equipment Finance Industry Report

This popular report will debut during the Foundation’s annual luncheon on Monday, October 23.  Dr. Robert Wescott of Keybridge will present key findings and offer an early economic outlook for 2018

Break Out Sessions Featuring Foundation Research
  • Risk and Assets: An Overview and a Balanced View
    Monday, October 23 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Building the Next Generation Business: A Study on New Technologies and Business Technology Performance Index (BTPI)
    Tuesday, October 24 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Industry Future Experience
    Tuesday, October 24 3-4:30 p.m.

Q4- 2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook Report Forecasts 4.3% Growth
The Q4 Update to the annual outlook forecasts that equipment and software investment will improve significantly from last year's performance, even as uncertainties relating to tax and trade policy along with heightened geopolitical tensions, create a mix of opportunities and risks. 


Thank you to our generous 2017 donors.  We are grateful for your financial support and look forward to your continued involvement in our mission to inspire thoughtful innovation for the industry.

Looking for the Next Generation Workforce?

The Foundation's Internship Center provides a platform for students in search of internships and companies with opportunities to connect with them.  If you are an equipment finance company that offers internships, post your opportunities today.
Guest Lecture Program Puts You Ahead of the Class!

Now that the Fall semester is in full swing, it is time to start planning your own Foundation's Guest Lecture Program (GLP) at your local colleges and universities.  The GLP is designed to help increase awareness of the equipment finance industry and attract new talent.  For tips on reaching out to universities, visit our website.

Are You a Researcher or Industry Expert Looking to be Published?

The Foundation is seeking thoughtful articles for the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing.  Authors should review the Journal Guidelines and industry topics and submit their articles by January 5 for the Winter Issue.
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