Among the topics slated for discussion during the full-day event are: Credit Scoring, EMCAPP (Electronic Media Credit Application) - an industry initiative led by BCCA and MFM, Credit & Collections Benchmarking, Digital Receivables Management, the Changing Face of Bankruptcy, Improving the Media – Agency Relationship, How Digital Affects the Credit Decision and a “Hot Topics” Roundtable.
In addition to the formal sessions, the event will serve as an opportunity for media credit professionals and executives from across the country to come together and share ideas and best practices for the changing media credit and collections function. The seminar will also feature an exhibit hall allowing companies and organization that support the industry’s credit and collections programs to provide updates on their products and services. Already confirmed event sponsors include Szabo Associates which is underwriting the seminar luncheon.
“Response to last year’s inaugural Chicago event was so positive that we knew we had to continue providing this unique forum for media industry credit professionals,” said Mary M. Collins, President & CEO of BCCA and MFM, the Media Financial Management Association. “The topics discussed at this seminar are those that directly impact media companies’ financial performance.”
The registration fee is $175.00 for a member of BCCA or MFM and $155.00 for each additional employee from the same company. The fee for non-members employed by media companies is $195.00 each. Industry suppliers who are MFM Associate members may participate for a fee of $325.00 and the fee for non-MFM associate members is $375.00. Seminar registration includes breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks, luncheon, cocktail reception, exhibits and materials.
For out-of- town attendees, BCCA has a small block of rooms reserved at The Intercontinental Hotel at 505 North Michigan Avenue. More information about the BCCA Media Credit Seminar may be found on BCCA’s Web site, at http://www.bccacredit.com.
About BCCA and MFM:
BCCA, a subsidiary of the Media Financial Management Association, provides revenue management services, including professional development programs and credit reports on national and local media advertisers. More information about BCCA is available at http://www.bccacredit.com.
Media Financial Management Association (MFM) provides education, networking, information, and signature products to meet the diverse needs of financial and business professionals in the media industry throughout the U.S. and Canada. More information about MFM is available on its Web site: http://www.mediafinance.org.