The Five Star Institute and MReport Announce the 2nd Annual MPact Conference, Creating an Innovative, Open Discussion Forum for Leaders Across the Mortgage Industry

DALLAS, Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the mortgage industry's premier, progress-focused event, the 2nd Annual MPact Conference provides a forward-thinking, collaborative, and interactive platform for professionals and representatives in housing finance. Bringing together lenders, servicers, economists, creditors, title companies, and secondary market leaders, MPact addresses the rapid evolution of mortgage banking by creating an environment that redefines mind-over-matter, believing that your opinions, voice, and mind matter more than all other variables in shaping the future of the industry. Presented by the Five Star Institute and its mortgage-focused trade publication, MReport, MPact revolves around a series of moderated forums, each of which will be led and empowered by well-known experts in housing finance; MPact is the only event of its kind.

Making MPact—Designed as an open forum that provides the opportunity for limited numbers of leading lending professionals to take part in an interactive, future-focused discussion on key issues in mortgage banking, MPact will take place on March 27, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas. MPact's theme for the 2nd annual event, the M Element, focuses on supporting and stimulating industry progress, and the conference's Mind Matters sessions, a series of innovative roundtable discussions, ensure that every attendee has a voice: their own.

At MPact, "Mind Matters"—Each of MPact's exclusive Mind Matters forums addresses a specific industry issue. Areas of focus for MPact's 10 Mind Matters sessions include:Mortgage Insurance; Data and Risk Management; Compliance, Regulation, and Litigation; Secondary Market Trends; Mortgage Industry Technology; Credit and Refinance Policies; Profiling the New Borrower; Collections Strategy; The State of Valuation; and Title, Escrow, and Funding Issues.

A Lasting MPact—Following the conclusion of MPact, the issues and resolutions highlighted within the conference's Mind Matters forums will become the focus of a white paper, which will be distributed throughout the mortgage marketplace. Through disseminating MPact's solution-oriented results, the Institute seeks to promote the industry-wide initiation of new ideas and innovations, creating a positive and lasting impact on professionals and companies throughout the mortgage banking vertical.

This is the evolution of housing finance—and you're an element of progress. This March, join a new movement in mortgage banking.

About the Five Star Institute:

The Five Star Institute is a publishing, communications, marketing, event planning, and feature film production company. In addition to MPact, the Institute hosts the largest mortgage-related event in the United States—the Five Star Conference and Expo—which draws thousands of industry professionals annually. Additional information about the Five Star Institute and its many business-building opportunities can be accessed at For media inquiries regarding MPact, please contact Sydney Burgess,


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