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Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) Announces Annual Meeting September 9-10, 2012 in Las Vegas

Join VPA members and friends of the organization to discuss continuing efforts to promote regulatory transparency, education and accountability for marketing and servicing automotive service contracts.

ST. LOUIS – July 13, 2012 – The Vehicle Protection Association (VPA), a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to ensuring the integrity of the automotive service contract industry, will hold its annual meeting Sept. 9-10, 2012 at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

The VPA’s annual meeting is the premier gathering of organizations involved in the vehicle service contracts industry.

Join members, prospective members and friends of the organization from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 for a welcome reception. On Monday, Sept. 10, the day will begin at 9 a.m. with a membership meeting to provide a review of the work the association has been pursuing, followed by a guest speaker presentation and update on recent regulations affecting the industry. The meeting will conclude at 1 p.m. with new business for the association and a buffet lunch.

There will be ample time for Q&A so attendees can learn about VPA initiatives and ongoing developments in the vehicle service contract industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with VPA members and industry leaders.

VPA members are also encouraged to attend the Industry Summit by F&I and Showroom and Auto Dealer Monthly, held Sept. 10-12, 2012 at Paris Las Vegas. The VPA is not affiliated with the conference.

Registration forms for the VPA annual meeting are available on the VPA website. The cost is $125 per attendee if you register before Aug. 15; registration after Aug. 15 goes up to $250. A detailed meeting agenda will be released shortly.

Bally’s is located at 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South in Las Vegas, Nev. To book hotel accommodations, contact (702) 946-3000 or visit

About the Vehicle Protection Association

The Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing firms that are active in the automotive service contract industry. Members include service contract marketers, administrators, insurers, payment providers and software providers. VPA currently has more than 60 members. The organization is committed to ensuring regulatory compliance among members, educating consumers on their rights, and otherwise ensuring the integrity of the automotive service contract industry. For more information, visit

For more information:
Chris Carenza, Executive Director
Vehicle Protection Association (VPA)
Phone: (314) 667-5654

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