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AFLA SPIRIT 2013

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AFLA History TIMELINE ❲ 1969 ❳ ● AFLA founded. ● Bud Morrison named AFLA's frst president. ● First conference held at Royal York Hotel in Toronto in April; 70 people attended. ● Annual dues were $75 for regular members and $50 for associate members. ● AFLA's second meeting held at the American Hotel in New York City in September, attendance increased to nearly 100. ❲ 1970 ❳ AFLA's second-annual spring meeting held in Atlanta in April, membership increased 30 percent. ● Don Fenton of Tom Edwards Chevrolet named AFLA's second president. ● More than 100 people attend September meeting in New York City. ● ❲ 1971 ❳ ● Spring meeting held in April in Chicago. 1972 ● Spring meeting theme is "Tell It Like It Is," held in ❲ 1977 ❳ Ninth Annual Spring Meeting held at Pittsburgh Hotel, more than 250 in attendance. ● ❲ 1978 ❳ ● More than 250 feet professionals attend 10th Annual AFLA Meeting in Houston. ❲ 1979 ❳ ● Annual Spring Meeting held in Chicago. ❲ 1980 ❳ ● More than 260 people attended AFLA Meeting in New Orleans in March. ❲ 1981 ❳ ● The 13th Annual Spring Meeting held in Toronto in May. ❲ 1982 ❳ ● Annual Spring Meeting held in Denver, attended by more than 336 members. April in San Francisco. ❲ 1984 ❳ ❲ 1973 ❳ attended by 375 members. ● More than 170 people attended AFLA's ffth annual meeting in Detroit in March. ❲ 1974 ❳ ● Fall 1974 meeting held in Chicago. ● AFLA membership hits 112. ❲ 1975 ❳ ● Spring 1975 meeting held in Montreal in April, theme is "Come Alive in '75." ● Membership increases to 136. ● Annual Spring Meeting held in Los Angeles, ❲ 1985 ❳ ● Industry pioneer, Sam Lee, passes away. ❲ 1986 ❳ Conference held in Chicago, included record 450 attendees from 215 companies. ● ❲ 1988 ❳ ● The 20th Annual Spring meeting was held in San Francisco and attracted 362 attendees. ❲ 1976 ❳ ❲ 1989 ❳ Spring meeting held in Minneapolis, more than 250 feet and leasing professionals attend. ● More than 185 people attended AFLA Midyear Meeting in Chicago. ● First meeting in which representatives from import automakers participated at the conference. ● Automotive Fleet begins presenting its annual feet dealer awards at AFLA. ● ● 46 AUTOMOTIVE FLEET & LEASING ASSOCIATION ANNUAL REVIEW 2013 Spring Meeting was held in New York City and attracted 250 attendees. ● Fall Conference held in October in Atlanta.

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