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Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) Announces Annual Meeting September 15-16, 2013 in Las Vegas

Members and friends will meet to discuss the VPA's continuing efforts to promote regulatory transparency, education and accountability for marketing and servicing automotive service contracts.

ST. LOUIS – July 25, 2013 – 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. 15-16, 2013 at Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Join VPA members, prospective members and friends of the organization from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15 for a welcome reception. On Monday, Sept. 16, the day will begin with a Sponsors Forum, which will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. The expo-style forum will be open to all attendees and will feature companies that have sponsored portions of the annual meeting. After the forum, lunch will be served from noon-1 p.m. as part of the program, which will conclude at 4 p.m. The program will feature guest speakers and updates on recent regulations affecting the industry.

Attendees will be encouraged to ask questions about the Association and ongoing developments in the vehicle service contract industry during a Q&A session. This will once again be an exciting event packed with great speakers, networking and industry updates.

The annual meeting will take place the same week as the F&I and Showroom and Used Car University's Industry Summit, which will feature the F&I Conference and Expo, SubPrime Conference, CRM Convention and Used Vehicle Retailing Convention. Annual meeting attendees are encouraged to join the summit Sept. 16-18, 2013 at Paris Las Vegas; however, the VPA is not affiliated with the event.

Registration forms for the annual meeting are available on the VPA website. The cost is $250 per attendee; register before August 19 and reserve your spot for $125.

To book hotel accommodations at Bally's Las Vegas, contact (877) 603-4390 or visit

About the Vehicle Protection Association
The Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing firms 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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