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C-Suite Retreat

C-Suite Retreat

Exclusively for auto finance company CEOs, executives, and senior staff

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 to Thursday, September 12, 2024

Event Details

Event Overview

This inaugural C-Suite Retreat will be the industry’s top event for auto finance company CEOs, executives, and senior staff to come together for candid conversations about the non-prime market. Attendees will exchange ideas, solve common challenges with their peers, and gain fresh insights from industry professionals. 

Participants can expect to discuss cutting-edge practices, policies, initiatives, technologies, and more that are shaping the future of the auto finance industry. The topics are created by attendees with an agenda that features facilitated small group discussions and invaluable networking. 

Who Should Attend

Lenders! Attendance is encouraged by CEOs, Presidents, C-Suite, and Senior Executive level staff. Representatives from all sales finance companies are welcome to register and attendance is limited to the first 25 registrants. Representatives from industry solution providers may register as sponsor attendees, and these spots are limited to five companies. 

Top Reasons to Attend
  • Robust agenda created by conference attendees
  • Intimate environment designed to support valuable peer-to-peer dialogue
  • Relationship development opportunities with a community of passionate individuals with shared interests and goals
  • Innovative roundtable with future-focused industry thought leaders and solution providers 
  • Inspiration and motivation to set and achieve personal and professional goals 
  • Optional golf or spa outings with other attendees to develop new relationships and deepen existing connections
  • A beautiful venue featuring onsite activities and amenities with a guest/spouse registration option available

Marguerite Watanabe, President of Connections Insights

Marguerite Watanabe has worked in the auto and automotive finance industry for over 30 years allowing her to truly understand its strengths, weaknesses, and, most importantly, opportunities. Her company provides focused insights to its clients on where innovative product and service solutions can be implemented to improve business processes and shareholder value and makes connections that build bridges between strategic business partners.

Conference Venue

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa

9800 Hyatt Resort Drive, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78251

This secluded Hill Country resort and spa offers exceptional amenities including a water park and golf club. Let the comfortable charm and rich history of authentic Texas hospitality provide you with a memorable experience.

A group rate of $283 per night and a reduced resort fee of $10 per night have been secured for this event.

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Conference Registration Fees:

  • Early Bird Finance Company Member Registration: $995
  • Standard Finance Company Member Registration: $1,195
  • Early Bird Finance Company Non-Member Registration: $1,395
  • Standard Finance Company Non-Member Registration: $1,595
  • Guest Registration: $395 

Early Bird rates are available until January 31, 2024.

Guest Registration includes the Tuesday welcome reception, the Wednesday reception and group dinner, and a choice of spa or golf.

To maintain an intimate environment that supports meaningful discussion, attendance is limited to 25 lenders and five vendors.

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Interested in a sponsor registration? Contact us.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests made in writing to by 5:00 PM on July 10, 2024, will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after August 10, 2024, WILL NOT receive a refund, although substitutions will be accepted. There will be no refunds for “no-shows.” 

Tentative Agenda (subject to change):

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm    Welcome Reception

6:30 pm 8:30 pm    Small Group Dinners


7:30 am – 12:30 pm    Optional Golf/Spa Outing

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm     Networking Luncheon

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm      Welcome and Opening Session

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm     Break

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm     Innovation Roundtable

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm     Reception

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm     Group Dinner


8:00 am – 8:30 am       Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:45 am       Session I

9:45 am – 10:00am       Break

10:00 am – 11:30 am     Session II

11:30 am – 12:30 pm     Luncheon

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm      Session III

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm       Closing Session