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Friday-Tuesday, November 14-18 MGM Grand Las Vegas We can't wait
for you to join us! Mark your calendar now for NAMB/WEST 2008, as
we reconvene in Las Vegas, Nev. from Friday-Tuesday, Nov. 14-18 at
the MGM Grand. The first-ever NAMB/WEST regional conference
exceeded all expectations, with nearly 3,000 attendees! With almost
1,600 brokers redeeming their passes to visit the nearly sold out
exhibit hall, aisles were jam-packed with the best products and
services the industry has to offer. Registration is now available,
and the early bird deadline is fast approaching. Go to www.namb.org/nambwest to
register, and for the best room rates, make your hotel reservations
Theres a lot of exciting things in the works for NAMB/WEST 2008.
Here are just a few conference highlights:
•Saturday's Full Day Symposium: "Back to Basics" includes
topics covering loan modifications and government affairs. Also
join us for a special luncheon with Rep. Gary G. Miller
•On Monday morning, join Nancy E. West from the U.S.
Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) for a half-day
session on marketing Federal Housing Administration (FHA) programs.
A special luncheon that afternoon may include invited guest Rep.
Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services
•Throughout the week, experience numerous hours of
continuing education. Education sessions include: NAMBits Intro;
The ABCs of FHA; Advanced Commercial Lending; Construction to
Permanent Lending; Shut the Door on Fraud; Protect Your Business:
The Customer, the Law & You; 203K; Loan Processing Loan
Essentials; Shedding Light on Credit Scoring; Intro to Appraisal
Underwriting; Truth-in-Lending Act; Nation's Fair Lending Laws;
Reverse Mortgages; The ABCs of Conventional Lending; Veterans
Affairs Loans, Mortgage Broker Business Ethics; Intro to Ethics, A
Case Study; and Reverse Mortgage Basics.
More than 50 companies have already signed up to exhibit (as of
07/01/08), and many more are expected. See the latest the industry
has to offer at NAMB/WEST 2008. Additional information will be
included in next months issue of The Mortgage Press. For more
information, visit www.namb.org/nambwest.
The NAMB state affiliates participating in this year's NAMB/WEST
include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho,
Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas,
Utah and Washington. Join us!
"NAMB/WEST is a great regional conference and offers an
exceptional mortgage learning experience! If it's education,
networking or just having some fun, you always go home with an
energized attitude!" Joe Camarena, NAMB/WEST Advisory
Committee Chair The Mortgage Source, Portland, Ore.
"I continue to look forward, every year, to NAMB/WEST in Las
Vegas. The education, camaraderie, mentoring and overall
professionalism is outstanding. The MGM Grand offers all the
amenities an individual would need and more. Thank you, NAMB/WEST,
for offering education, breakout sessions marketing and the
opportunities to share ideas with my peers!" Tauna
Clegg Kelstar Alaska Mortgage Company, Wasilla, Alaska