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WHY Attend
2-day exploration of the essential, complex, and rapidly evolving tax sale industry.
 
Looking to expand your knowledge about tax lien sales? Join us at the National Tax Lien Association Conference - filled with valuable education and networking opportunities. Our event is the perfect platform to learn about the latest trends and strategies in tax lien sales, as well as connect with like-minded professionals. Don't miss out on this opportunity to grow your expertise and build your network. Register now!
We have a power-packed agenda of content, with our Lender's Perspective on Financing Tax Liens, Artificial Intelligence and Tax Sales, and the most news-worthy topic of the year, US Supreme Court Ruling on Tyler vs. Hennepin County, MN
Plus more, to propel your company forward with a bunch of networking events. Since this event is open to Investors, Lenders, Government Officials, Auction Companies, Fund Managers, Software Providers, and everyone in-between - you really have the opportunity to network with people all across the tax sale ecosystem! 
If you want to learn more about the event, or if you're ready to secure your event ticket, head over to ntla.org.
 
Not to mention…if you're a member of the NTLA, you're going to get a discount on registration!

 
Who Should Attend
Anyone who participates in the tax sale industry will benefit from attending the 2023 Fall Symposium including:
  • Tax lien and tax deed investors

  • Lenders

  • Fund managers

  • Tax lien servicers

  • Tax foreclosure attorneys

  • Local government officials

  • Secondary market traders

  • Auction vendors

  • Real estate professionals

Pricing
NTLA Member Cost
$1,300 Regular: August 1 - September 30
$1,600 Last Minute: October 1 - October 5

Non-Member Cost

$1,500 Regular: August 1 - September 30
$1,8
00 Last Minute: October 1 - October 5

Government Cost (members and non-members)
$500 August 1 - October 5

 
National Tax Lien Association Conference
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NTLAFall Symposium

Chicago // Oct 4-5, 2023

Who and Why
AGENDA
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Summit Chicago205 N Michigan Ave 10th floorChicago, IL 60601
1:30-2:30 PM

Summit Chicago
205 N Michigan Ave

10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
2:30-3:30 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor 
Chicago, IL 60601
3:30-4:00 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
3:30-5:30 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
4:00-5:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
5:30-6:00 PM

Virgin Hotels Chicago
Commons Club
203 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60601
6:00-9:00 PM

Virgin Hotels Chicago
Commons Club
203 N. Wabash

Chicago, IL 60601
9:00 PM - ?

Virgin Hotels Chicago
Rooftop Bar
203 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60601
NTLA Community Service Project



Join the NTLA Board of Directors and help put together refreshkits for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, which provide families with much-needed essentials to give them care, comfort and peace of mind. Register Here

Sponsored by:
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You're invited to join the conversation or just listen in to hear the most pressing updates from NTLA's Committees.

Tax Deed
Investor Group (TDIG) Committee Meeting
Co-Chairs: Brian Seidensticker, CTLP® & Stephen Seal, CTL

Education Committee Meeting
Chair: Trey Gulledge, CTLP®

Public Relations Committee Meeting
Chair: Bruce Bronster, CTLP®
You're invited to join the conversation or just listen in to hear the most pressing updates from NTLA's Committees.

Legislative Committee Meeting
Chair: Matt Abee, CTLP®

NTLA Foundation Committee Meeting
Chair: Patrick McShane, CTLP®

Women In Tax Sales (WITS) Committee Meeting
Chair: Beverly Abrahams, CTLP®
Networking Refreshment Break
Join us for a quick refreshment and meet the NTLA sponsors.
Exhibit Hall Opens
Visit our valuable sponsors! 
Network - Engage - Succeed
If you want to succeed and plan on being in this business this year and beyond, you must have the right relationships and tools in place.
Board of Directors Meeting
For NTLA Board Members only. Hosted by NTLA Executive Director Brad Westover, CTLP® & NTLA President Laura McNellis, CTLP®
First-timer Meet and Greet
New symposium attendees and NTLA members, come say hello and meet the NTLA Board of Directors and staff.
Opening Night Reception
Virgin Hotel Chicago Commons Club
Join us in the Virgin Hotels Chicago Commons Club for our signature networking event complete with live music and delicious cuisine. 

It’s your opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for tax liens. This event is designed to foster meaningful connections, spark conversations, and lay the foundation for lasting professional relationships.

 
After-hours Networking
With NTLA Executive Director Brad Westover & NTLA President Laura McNellis
AGENDA

Take advantage of the many opportunities available to build your network within the tax sale industry!

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023
7:30-8:30 AM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
8:30-9:30 AM
Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
9:30-10:15 AM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
10:15-10:30 AM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
10:30-11:15 AM

Summit Chicago
205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
11:15-11:30 AM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
12:15-1:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
1:15-2:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
2:15-2:30 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Keynte Speake
Anchor 1
2:30-3:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
3:15-3:30 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
3:30-4:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
4:15-4:30 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by:
NTLA In Action
Latest News on America’s Tax Sales. Stay informed and educated on issues and threats facing America’s communities.
NTLA President, Laura McNellis, CTLP®
NTLA Executive Director, Brad Westover, CTLP®
Illinois Tax Sales (Government): An open forum on the effectiveness of Illinois Tax Sales: the government perspective.  What is working, what is of greatest values for Illinois communities? What is not functioning properly and what can potentially be fixed to make the process better?

Moderator: Laura McNellis, CTLP®, NTLA President, | President, McSully Properties

Panelists: Curtis Newport, Treasurer, Boone County, IL, Becky Springer, Treasurer, DeKalb County, IL, Cassandra (CJ) Johnson, Treasurer, Champaign County, IL

Networking Refreshment Break
Sponsorship opportunity available. Learn more
Illinois Tax Sales II: A panel discussion on Illinois Tax Sales: as seen through the lens of attorneys and investors.  What is working, what is of greatest values for Illinois communities? What is not functioning properly and what can potentially be fixed to make the process better?
 

Moderator: Anna Mommsen, CTLP®, NTLA Director | Director, Jax Advisory Group

Panelists: Lynda Segneri, Esq., Integrity Investment Fund, Terry Carter, Esq. The Carter Law Group, John Stanko Jr., Esq., Stanko McCarthy Law Group

Networking Refreshment Break
Sponsorship opportunity available. Learn more
Financing Tax Liens: Lender’s Perspective Tax Sale Lending: the lender’s perspective:  How to mitigate risk in a rising interest rate environment?  What we are seeing and how we see the horizon!


Moderator: Robert Keyser, esq

Panelists:  Keith Butala, Associated Bank , Bev Abrahams, Firstrust Bank, Patrick McShane, Capital One

Luncheon
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Keynote Speaker
Lee Rubin, Tedx Speaker | Lee Rubin Speaks
Two words: “Enthusiastic & Engaging” define the Lee Rubin experience!  Lee will energize attendees with the balance of practical content and energy gained through life’s experiences.  Former Captain of the Penn State Football team and a Corporate Human Resources professional, has prepared him to deliver a powerful punch based on teamwork and winning.

Sponsored by:
Networking Refreshment Break
Sponsorship opportunity available. Learn more
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Tax Sales: How AI is completely changing due diligence and buy/no buy decisions as it relates to delinquent taxes and the probability of redemptions or acquiring real estate. A deep dive into today and the future.
 

Speakers: Evan Hareras, CEO Terminus Technologies, James Couch, CTO Terminus Technologies

Networking Refreshment Break
Sponsorship opportunity available. Learn more
Navigating Change: Local Government Responses to Tyler vs. Hennepin County, MN in the US Supreme Court
Dive into a thought-provoking session that delves into the dynamic aftermath of the landmark Tyler vs. Hennepin County, MN case in the US Supreme Court. Discover how local governments nationwide are strategically adapting to the legal implications and transformative shifts stemming from this pivotal decision. Gain invaluable perspectives on the innovative strategies, challenges, and opportunities that have emerged as America's local governments chart their course in the wake of this influential ruling. Join us to uncover the intriguing complexities and solutions driving change at the community level.
 

Moderator: Adam Greenberg, esq. CTLP

Panelists: Sarah Benatar, Treasurer Coconino County, AZ, Marc Rubinsohn, CTLP, CEO, ProCapital

Networking Refreshment Break

Sponsored by: 
4:30-5:15 PM

Summ
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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
How America Handles Tax Foreclosures
All 50 US States have processes in place to change ownership for unpaid real estate taxes that remain unpaid beyond their statutory redemption period.  No two states are the same and many operate distinctly at the local government level within the State.  A closer look into the similarities and the differences across the country as it relates to tax foreclosures.

Speaker: Brad Westover, CTLP®
5:15-5:30 PM

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205 N Michigan Ave
10th floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Closing Remarks
Prizes and exciting announcements!
NTLA President, Laura McNellis, CTLP®
NTLA Executive Director, Brad Westover, CTLP®
Keynote sPEAKEr
Lee Rubin
Keynote Speaker | Tedx Speaker | Lee Rubin Speaks

For 30 years, Lee Rubin has been building high performance teams in both corporate America and the collegiate sports world, setting the foundational cornerstone for a leadership and culture-building mindset focusing on the key components that create extraordinary teams.

This strong core foundation was instilled early in Lee’s life as he held the position of captain of the Penn State football team and later went on to serve as a Human Resource Executive, building senior leadership teams for some of the countries’ most prominent corporations which have become dominant leaders in their industries.

Lee has emerged as one of the most engaging and sought-after voices across the country with his unique ability to understand and articulate winning principles with tremendous clarity and

practical application on team building, leadership, and peak performance. He has collaborated with and taken the stage for leading Fortune 500 Companies like Johnson & Johnson, Sony and JP Morgan, to name a few, as well as collegiate sports teams and

organizations across the country.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications with a minor in business from Penn State University. Rubin received a full athletic scholarship to play football for the Nittany

Lions. Lee was a three-year starting free safety, the 1994 Florida Citrus Bowl Defensive MVP, and an All-Big Ten Conference selection and an Honorable Mention All-American. Lee was

born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised in Central New Jersey. Lee and his lovely wife, Carmen, have been blessed with two beautiful daughters.

About The NTLA
EVENT LOCATION
HOTEL & OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
Virgin Hotels Chicago

203 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

BOOK HOTEL 

(last day to book hotel under NTLA room block is Sep. 19th)

SESSIONS & EXHIBITOR LOCATION
Summit Chicago

205 N Michigan Ave 10th floor, Chicago, IL 60601

SPEAKERS
NTLA 2023 Fall Symposium

Gain the knowledge you need to navigate tax lien and tax deed sales in a post-pandemic economy.

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The National Tax Lien Association (NTLA) is the only national non-profit trade association dedicated to America's tax sale industry. As the industry's centralized voice, we promote the benefits of tax lien and tax deed sales as reliable income for municipal, county and state budgets.

We provide unbiased, quality education and a path to the only professional designation in the tax sale industry, Certified Tax Lien Professional (CTLP)®.
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