NAMB/WEST Coming to Las Vegas

McLean, Virginia, October 20, 2008 ? The National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) returns to Las Vegas, Nevada for the second annual NAMB/WEST regional conference on Saturday, November 15. NAMB/WEST is a four day conference for NAMB members and other mortgage industry professionals from around the country. The November 15-18 conference takes place at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on the vibrant Vegas Strip. The Honorable Gary Miller (R-CA) is among the prominent speakers scheduled to address NAMB/WEST attendees. He will speak at the industry symposium luncheon on Saturday, November 15. Basketball legend Bill Walton will appear at the NAMBPAC reception on Monday, November 17. (The NAMBPAC event is open to NAMB members only.) NAMB/WEST events include an industry symposium; business-building, leadership and networking sessions; education and professional certification courses; and a tradeshow. Over 60 hours of continuing education is available on topics such as FHA lending, reverse mortgages, commercial brokering, and credit scoring. The ?Let?s Get Back to Basics!? Symposium on Saturday will include a discussion of the impacts of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct regulation (HVCC), a mortgage fraud prevention session, a sales and negotiation presentation, and more. The CRMS/CMC preparation workshop provides mortgage brokers a full-day of preparation for NAMB?s professional certification exams. The exhibit hall is open Tuesday, giving conference attendees the opportunity to network with nearly 100 suppliers to the mortgage industry and explore valuable products and services for their businesses, including NAMB member benefits and discounts. For the full NAMB/WEST schedule and a current list of exhibitors, visit NAMB thanks its convention sponsors, exhibitors, and Industry Partners for their generous support of this exciting conference. NAMB?s next conference, the 2009 Legislative and Regulatory Conference, is at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. in February. For more information on NAMB programs and services, visit ### The National Association of Mortgage Brokers is the voice of the mortgage broker industry, representing the interests of mortgage brokers and homebuyers since 1973. The Association is committed to promoting the highest degree of professionalism and ethical standards for its members. In addition to mandating members adhere to a professional code of ethics, NAMB provides mortgage brokers with professional education opportunities, and offers rigorous certification programs to recognize members with the highest levels of professional knowledge and education.