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October 12-13, 2022

2022 Fall Symposium Sponsored By:
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Why Attend
Right Time. Right Now.
Come join us in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina this fall at the nation's largest symposium dedicated to the tax sale industry! The NTLA 2022 Fall Symposium will give you the knowledge and networking you need to succeed in this competitive industry including:
  • Networking activities designed specifically to connect you with Certified Tax Lien ProfessionalsTM (CTLP) and other industry experts from across the U.S.
  • Best practices in tax lien and tax deed investing, risk mitigation and financing
  • Timely discussions about industry trends including legislative updates, legal matters and the economy
  • Professional and leadership development delivered by an engaging keynote speaker
  • Exhibitors whose products and services can help take your career in the tax sale industry to the next level

Who Should Attend
Anyone who participates in the tax sale industry will benefit from attending the 2022 Fall Symposium:
  • Tax lien and tax deed investors
  • Lenders
  • Fund managers
  • Tax servicers
  • Tax foreclosure attorneys
  • Local government officials
  • Secondary market traders
  • Auction vendors
  • Real estate professionals
  • Technology providers


NTLA Member Pricing
Standard (Sep 1-Sep 30)  $1,200
Last Minute (Oct 1-Oct 12)  $1,400

Non-Member Cost
Regular (Sep 1-Sep 30)  $1,400
Last Minute (Oct 1-Oct 12)  $1,600

Government Cost (applies to members and non-members)
(Now through October 12, 2022) $500


Please note the following 2022 Fall Symposium Registration Payment and Cancellation Policies:
  • Early Bird Registration payments must be received by AUGUST 31, 2022, to receive the discounted rate
  • Any registrations not paid by Wednesday, October 12, 2022, will be subject to a $25 late fee
  • Make checks payable to the National Tax Lien Association and mail to PO Box 1491, Jupiter, FL 33468
  • Cancellation requests must emailed no later than September 12, 2022, to
  • Cancellation requests received by September 12, 2022, will receive a 100% refund
  • Cancellation requests received after September 12, 2022, cannot be refunded due to hotel food and beverage costs
We gladly accept registration substitutions before October 12, 2022. One substitution is permitted per original recipient. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution.
Badge sharing, badge splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.
Ben Sands

Ben is the founder of Sands Leadership, and research and training company specializing in building healthy, high-performing teams. For over two decades Ben has been studying the habits of the world’s best leaders – studying how they do what they do – in order to create a “playbook” to help others maximize the performance, impact and joy of their teams, at work. An expert corporate strategist, Ben works with people to identify the most critical challenges facing their teams, and co-create a solution that will lead to lasting change.

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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)TM.


Not yet a member of the NTLA? We encourage you to join the NTLA now and benefit from the SAVINGS while participating in the industry's most renowned tax lien conference. Contact NTLA Member Services at (561) 449-2484 or complete an online application today.
Hotel Information
The Charleston Place Hotel

205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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About The Charleston Place Hotel
The Charleston Place is an independent, iconic landmark in the heart of the city's historic district. Charleston continues to wow visitors from around the world with its mix of natural beauty, storied history, and vibrant culture. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in it all. From rejuvenating spa services to historic adventures and culinary explorations, you’ll find something amazing for every taste, mood, and occasion.
Book Your Room Today!
Our group rate is $320/night and applies to the nights of 10/11-10/15. 
Room availability is extremely limited! Please book early.


You may also book directly with the hotel by calling 800.611.5545 or via email at
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
9:00 p.m. to Midnight
Certified Tax Lien Professional™ Final Exam
Administered by the NTLA Education Committee
Location: Drayton Room

Registration & Vendor Set-up
Location: Riviera Lobby and Ballroom

Historic Charleston Harbor Tour
Join NTLA Exec. Dir. Brad Westover and NTLA President Ted Doman as we set sail off the coast to kick off the Fall Symposium. Bon voyage!
Location: Recommend taking Uber/Lyft from hotel (5 min. ride) [Event Ticket needed $34]

Legislative Committee Meeting
Chair: Ben Abee
Location: Colleton Room

Education Committee Meeting
Chair: Trey Gulledge, CTLP
Location: Beauregard Room

Tax Deed Investor Group (TDIG) Meeting
Co-Chairs: Stephen Seal, CTLP & Brian Seidensticker, CTLP
Location: Drayton Room

Women in Tax Sales (WITS) Meeting
Chair: Beverly Abrahams
Location: Beauregard Room

Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only)
Location: Colleton Room

First-Timer Meet and Greet Reception
First-time symposium attendees and new NTLA members have the opportunity to meet the NTLA Board of Directors and staff.
Location: Palmetto Courtyard

Opening Night Reception
Join us for our signature networking event complete with live music,
delicious southern cuisine, and relaxing libations.

Location: Palmetto Garden Room

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Networking After Party  [Event Ticket needed $20]
Simply the best show in Charleston featuring live dueling pianos. Get ready to rock to the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, or today’s greatest hits! Sit back and enjoy, or dance the night away, that is the question!
Location: John King Grill & Dueling Piano Bar (428 King St, Charleston, SC)
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7:00 a.m. to  8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Networking Breakfast
Location: Charleston Grill

NTLA Opening Session
Location: Riviera Theater

Tax Sales in a Rising Interest Rate Environment
With Fed Fund rates on the rise, how should tax investors and underwriters look to the future? What do rising rates do to your portfolio performance and arbitrage expectations? Riding out this rate rising storm with financial options explored.

Ted Doman (Firstrust Bank)

Patrick McShane (CapitalOne)

Keith Butala (Associated Bank)

Location: Riviera Theater
Networking Refreshment Break
Location: Riviera Ballroom
Tax Foreclosures/REO Outcomes
A reality check to temper your REO expectations: what you need to know as seen by tax foreclosure attorneys.

Robert Keyser, esq., (Taylor and Keyser) (New Jersey)

Mark Manoil,esq. (Manoil & Kime) (Arizona)

Lynda Segneri,esq, (Integrity Investment Fund) (Illinois)

Neil Eskin,esq., (Eskin Law) (Maryland)

Location: Riviera Theater
Remote Office Productivity
Our post-COVID world has brought some permanent changes one of which is here to stay: Remote Work from Home. What works, what doesn’t, how to manage, and how to stay productive

Nina Sossamon-Pogue, (NSP Communications)

Location: Riviera Theater
Networking Luncheon
Location: Charleston Grill
Keynote Address
Ben is the founder of Sands Leadership, a research and training company specializing in building healthy, high-performing teams. An expert corporate strategist, Ben works with people to identify the most critical challenges facing their teams, and co-creates a solution that will lead to lasting change.

Ben Sands, (Sands Leadership)

Location: Riviera Theater
Refreshmenet Break
Location: Riviera Ballroom
South Carolina Tax Sales
The National Tax Lien Association and South Carolina Tax Investors/Servicers joined forces to defeat a multi-subject and misguided new law. A legal win for the industry and what you can do to combat rogue bills and new laws.

Parker Barnes, Esq, (Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd)

Edrian Trakas, (Delinquent Tax Collector, Charleston County)

Jeff DeLoach, (Deputy Tax Collector, Beaufort County)

Location: Riviera Theater
Real Estate Trends
What trends should consumers, Realtors® and policymakers watch for when it comes to Florida Real Estate over the next year?  Drivers for homebuyer demand include demographic shifts, changes in consumer housing preferences – like location, size and lot size, still-low mortgage rates and rapidly rising rental prices, Florida Realtors® 

Brad Westover, CTLP (Executive Director, National Tax Lien Association)

Location: Riviera Theater
Closing Remarks
Vendor raffles and NTLA wrap-up!
Location: Riviera Theater

Gain the knowledge you need to navigate tax lien and tax deed sales in the current economy.


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

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
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2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
October 12-13
Charleston, South Carolina
We Look Forward to Seeing You!