Registration for the 34th Independents Conference and Expo is Now Open! February 09, 2017 The conference will take place April 18-21 at the Encore at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Developed by the AFSA Section on Independent Operations, this is the main event for independent consumer and sales finance companies, including traditional installment lenders providing personal loans and subprime auto finance companies that purchase contracts from independent and franchise auto dealers. These companies range from single office consumer finance companies to mid-size and large regional national companies. You can get more information about the conference and register directly via AFSA's redesigned Independents Conference & Expo website.