CreditScape to Feature Keynote Speaker Karen Purves

Karen Purves, 2019 CreditScape Keynote Speaker

More details about the CreditScape 2019 Spring Summit, May 15-17, 2019 at the D Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, have been released, including an updated schedule, speaker information and more.

The three-day event contains useful information for every skill level of credit and finance professional, including an international day (May 15) that focuses on topics including export compliance, incoterms and country risk analysis. The traditional CreditScape event follows on May 16-17, and embraces more general credit topics including automation in the credit department, effective credit applications, social media in credit, lessons on how to be a better credit professional, the future of credit management, the push for credit as part of shared-service centers, and embracing multiple generations in credit.

Karen Purves, 2019 CreditScape Keynote Speaker
Karen Purves, 2019 CreditScape Keynote Speaker

Renowned speaker Karen Purves brings her expertise about how language effects emotions as the keynote address speaker at the conference, in a session titled: “Wag More, Bark Less: Reducing Negativity in the Workplace.” Her session explores 14 different ways people express negativity and learn a tip for dealing with each one. You’ll learn effective skills on handling a broad spectrum of negative personality styles – and see how you can adjust your own attitude to help stay positive and improve organizational excellence! Receive tips on exactly what to say to whom, so you can go back to work and do something different immediately. After participating in this program attendees, on average, said their ability to handle negative situations in the workplace improved 28%.

CreditScape features an array of topics that CMA members and customers have told us they have the most questions about.

CreditScape 2019 also includes a vendor trade show and its signature “speed networking” event. Up-to-date information about CreditScape 2019, including registration information, can be found at the newly redesigned CreditScape website at

A joint effort between the Credit & Finance Professional Cooperative members (Credit Management Association, Federation of Credit, BCMA, NACS and Southwest Business Credit Services), CreditScape is priced affordably for attendees at only $399 for the three-day event for members (and $499 for non-members), with hotel rooms priced at just under $60 per night for attendees during the event.

More information about CreditScape 2019, including the complete schedule, can be found at We hope you can join us at this great event, chock full of valuable information you can bring back to your credit department and implement immediately.