Upcoming Events


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DBA International’s 20th Annual Conference

ARIA Resort and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
February 7th-9th, 2017

The premier industry event celebrates its 20th anniversary! DBA International is in full gear making preparations for its 20th Annual Conference. It’s one of the most well-attended events in the industry, attracting more than 1,100 participants. The event provides abundant networking opportunities with key players in the debt buying industry, including collection law firms, collection agencies, major creditors, and international members. It’s also the perfect opportunity to learn about the latest trends impacting the industry and meet your certification requirements.

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Collection and Recovery Solutions 2017

Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
May 10th-12th, 2017

This content rich educational conference gives the techniques, strategies and resources for maximizing collection and recovery outcomes. Our goal is to enrich the intensity of the conference for the exhibitor, attendee and sponsor alike with an unparalleled learning experience. This is an exclusive gathering of industry professionals like none other!

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ICG 2017 Annual Meeting

The Ritz Carlton
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
June 18th – 20th, 2017

ICG was originally formed by Dennis Punches nearly five decades ago, in 1967, as Men of Ideas. As the CEO and Founder of Payco American, the largest collection agency in the world at the time, Dennis wanted to establish a group comprised of decision makers from the largest debt collection agencies in the world to meet once a year. They would get together to discuss the business and industry trends, and build camaraderie, getting to know one another on a personal and professional level. This continued for decades, and the original members were truly recognized as the market leaders.

Today, ICG consists of some recognized market leaders. Concerted efforts are now being made to expand the group’s presence to include ARM professionals in the U.S. and other credit economies across the globe.

Going forward, participants in ICG will include CEOs from the largest first and third-party collection agencies, collection law firms, and debt buying operations. In the U.S., participants will come from major market sectors including banking, telecom, healthcare, government, student loans and commercial. Outside of the U.S., the focus will be on the largest ARM companies in particular credit driven countries. Discussions will focus on the big issues that affect all collection professionals regardless of their location.

Jim Richards, CEO of Capio Partners, said, “I am excited about the changes we are making at ICG and believe they will reinforce the original mission of this elite group. We as a group believe that utilizing Mike Ginsberg and his organization will broaden our access to the best and largest industry leaders in the world today.”

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RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mike Ginsberg Leading Panel Discussion at DBA International 20th Anniversary Conference

February 1, 2017

Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will be speaking in a panel discussion on Trends in Debt Buying on Wednesday, February 8th at the DBA International 20th Anniversary Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada....

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Spring 2017 Research Fellowship Program Analyzes International Outsourced Business Services

February 1, 2017

Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading consultancy and M&A advisory firm for the outsourced business services (OBS) industry, began the eighth semester of its Research Fellows Program on January 30th in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park's Department of Economics. Fellows will be analyzing and developing market research reports on the German, U.K., Australian, and Canadian OBS industries, with a particular focus on collection agencies and call centers.....

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Kaulkin Ginsberg Releases the Healthcare RCM Overview

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