LAS VEGAS — Two vendor presentations, along with a welcome reception, will take center stage today as the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers conference begins.

At 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. PassTime Security Systems, PayTeck Pay Technologies and Sekurus/OnTime, will combine to present "Keeping Your Customers Paying."

"In the challenging economic environment of today, liquidity is the major problem facing BHPH customers," officials explained. "Starter-interrupt devices help operators discipline customers to pay on time, reduce collection costs and increase recoveries.

"Learn how to implement these devices successfully into your own operation," they explained. "An interactive panel of experts will explain the most important considerations in using these devices. While there is no electronic eraser for underwriting mistakes, these devices help operators improve cash flow and increase efficiency."

Next, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., ADESA, Manheim, OPENLANE and will join together to present "It All Starts with the Right Vehicles."

"Finding the right vehicles (not more customers) is the biggest challenge facing the BHPH industry today. During this interactive panel session, you will hear the nation's leading experts discuss ways to find and recondition the best inventory," executives indicated.

"Learn about new acquisition ‘holes' and how you can avoid auction surprises. Learn what resources are available to help you make the right choices and to get your acquisitions frontline ready. Don't miss this session if you want to buy inventory smarter in the future," officials said.

Finally, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the day wraps up with a welcome reception where attendees can talk to the many vendors on hand and enjoy a bite to eat.