Serving credit professionals ...since 1899
"I don't mean to brag, but I put together a puzzle in 1 day and the box said 2-4 years." - FunnyQuotes.com
WHAT'S NEW THIS MONTH?
WE NEED YOUR INPUT:
ο»ΏHAWAII CREDIT FORUM 2022?
Would you or your colleagues be interested in attending the Hawaii Credit Forum in early 2022? This 2.5 day seminar would be a great education and networking event for members and customers. A number of speakers have already expressed serious interest in joining us and we have some great hotel rates available.

To make this trip happen, we need to know if YOU would consider attending? Please fill out this short survey to help us gauge the interest level!

Click the pineapple to take the survey!

P.S. Traveling to Hawaii isn't as complicated as it seems. Check out the below article to learn more!
HOW TO TRAVEL TO HAWAII IN
6 EASY STEPS
6 Steps to Paradise...
  1. Create your Safe Hawaii account.
  2. Get a COVID test within the approved timeframe.
  3. Wait for results.
  4. Fill out a health assessment 24 hours prior to travel.
  5. Print out your results or upload your QR code.
  6. Fly to Hawaii and show your documentation at the airport.

To read the entire article, click here...
ASSOCIATION NEWS
β€œFrom what we get we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”
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Here are four ways your organization can get involved!

π˜Ώπ™€π™£π™–π™©π™š. You and/or your company may contribute a gift of any amount to the Business Credit Foundation in the name of the Doug Jacobson and the Scholarship.  

π™‹π™–π™§π™©π™žπ™˜π™žπ™₯π™–π™©π™š. Your company can participate by agreeing to welcome a paid intern into its Credit and Collections Department for a single academic term for a junior or senior student attending an accredited institution near your business.  

π˜Ύπ™€π™£π™£π™šπ™˜π™©. If you have a close relationship with the Business School at a particular college or university (perhaps your alma mater), you can introduce us to the institution so that we can build a relationship with our program.

π™‹π™§π™€π™’π™€π™©π™š. Tell others in our profession about the Jacobson Scholarships and encourage them to participate.

To learn more email us at info@nacmbcs.org.
To donate click here.
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MOVING DAY IS HERE!
The big move is here! Our office will be closed on Thursday, June 17th for moving day. Our phone lines will be down and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We plan to resume operations on Friday, June 18th. Our new mailing address is listed below:

NACM Business Credit Services
2201 SW 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98166

Phone numbers and emails will remain the same. Thank you for your help.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Industry Groups

NOTE: All Group meetings are being conducted online until the Coronavirus subsides - unless otherwise noted.

Hawaii Hospitality is on hiatus throughout COVID-19.


Puget Sound

Thursday, 6/10
11:30 Floor

Tuesday, 6/15
11:30 HVAC

Wednesday, 6/16
11:00 Tacoma Construction
1:00 Food

Thursday, 6/24
11:00 Eastside Construction
1:00 WS

ο»ΏAlaska

Wednesday, 6/16
1:00 (AKDT) Alaska


Hawaii

Friday, 6/18
11:30 (HST) Hawaii Building
Conferences - Save the Dates

NACM National Credit Congress - Virtual
June 8-10, 2021

Rethinking Receivables - AI-Driven Cash Management Webinar
June 15th, 12pm ET

NACM National Credit Congress -
In-Person
Kansas City
October 10-13, 2021

PARTNERS IN CREDIT REPORTING
EDUCATION
YOU ASKED, WE LISTENED!
You asked about different continuing education opportunities, and we listened! We are the first NACM affiliate to partner with Highako Academy, an exciting new educational outlet developed by HighRadius. This is not a sales pitch. Rather, this is an education program focused on raising the bar for credit education and professional development. Credit Today's recent merger with Highako's is helping to assemble some of the best and brightest to bring you excellent education opportunities for FREE or at a significantly reduced price!
 
Kicking off this new partnership is Skillcon '21, where you'll learn 21 Skills in 21 days. The program features live presentations from experts including Scott Blakeley, Wanda Borges, Bob Schultz, Jessica Butler, and many others on an array of topics. It is free for our members and customers and culminates with completion certificates. To learn more and to register, click on the image.
 
β€œRecruiting for the credit department is a very tough job. By partnering with Highako, we are looking to help solve this challenge by launching mini-certifications on key skills that matter to credit professionals,” said Jon Flora, President and CEO of NACM Business Credit Services. 

β€œWe are committed to raising the bar for the credit professional and elevating the profile of the credit profession. Highako is helping us do that in a way that is effective, efficient, and beyond what we can afford to do on our own.”
 
Join us for this exciting experiment. Register today!
UPCOMING WEBINARS
This presentation will be a panel comprised of three experts in the field of Collections. The format will be setup as Questions and Answers (Q&A) and will be moderated by Jon Flora, President/CEO of NACM Business Credit Services. So bring your questions and let our panel of experts provide you with the best practices, answers and ingenious techniques used in this profession!

Our expert panelists are:
Paul Krause, Manager of Collections at NACM Business Credit Services since 2003
Neal Gold, Executive Vice President of Creditors Adjustment Bureau
Mark Kirkorsky, Commercial Collections Attorney
JUST FOR FUN
We are giving away a dozen donuts...
Did you know, June 5th is National Donut Day? In 1847 Hanson Gregory, an American claimed to have invented the ring-shaped doughnut in 1847 aboard a lime-trading ship when he was 16 years old. Since then, American's have been enjoying this sugary treat in many forms and flavors.

In honor of National Donut Day, NACMBCS is giving away a dozen donuts to one lucky winner. So, how can you enter? Check out the details below...
Enter to Win A Dozen Donuts
If you hadn't noticed we are stepping up our game when it comes to our social media sites. There is tons of great information we are sharing and we would love you to find us and follow us. To be entered to win a dozen donuts, all you have to do is:

Click the Facebook or LinkedIn link below.
Follow Us on either platform
Your name will be entered to win a dozen donuts
Drawing will be held on June 9th
The winner will be announced on our social media sites
BUSINESS NEWS
Saying goodbye to mask mandates...
With mask mandates being eased or lifted in several states and local jurisdictions, employers across the nation now face the practical challenge of maintaining a safe and compliant workplace in an increasingly open environment.

Several important factors should be considered in making these decisions. Check out this article to learn more.

Big news for the Seattle cruise ship industry...
President Biden signed the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act on Monday, which lifts a requirement that foreign-registered ships traveling between the mainland United States and Alaska must stop in a foreign port...

Check out this short article to learn more.

BEST PRACTICE TO FOLLOW
Are you having trouble collecting in a timely manner? Give UTA a call...
Today, thousands of prominent companies and industry leaders rely on UTA as their payment solution provider. Participating industries include automotive, furniture, building materials, equipment, trucking, retail, manufacturing, and distribution. UTA helps companies in these industries with payment processing check guarantee services and credit card payment solutions -- providing a full range of customized financial services to fit any platform and integrated payment systems to make your transactions safer, faster and more price competitive.
CAREERS & EMPLOYMENT
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Are you trying to fill a position? Use our Job Center!
Take advantage of the Job Center at nacmbcs.org. If you're having trouble filling a position in your company, use this opportunity to reach a lot of people!

It's easy to post an opening. Just fill out the form. After that, the most viewed part of our website will get attention to your needs.

Best of all, it's a free service that comes with membership in NACM BCS.