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2019 Top 10 Conferences for Corporate Financial Professionals

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If you are a CFOControllerCIO or Accounts Payable Manager, you have a lot of great low and no cost options when choosing ways to sharpen your and your team’s skills. There are blogs, video blogs, podcasts, and webinars that are available to provide you and your team new ideas and approaches to your enhance your current processes to make them more streamlined and efficient.

If you and your team have a larger budget allocated to training, networking and sharpening your skills, there are some events you may want to attend in person.  Whether you are considering financial professional conferences as an opportunity to get a fresh perspective or simply as a means to gain energy from a room of like-minded people, we think any of the conferences listed here will provide you with great insights to lead you to success through 2019 and beyond.

Here’s a look at 2019's Top 10 Financial Professional Conferences you may want to consider attending this year.

FP&A Innovation Summits 2019 - San Diego & New York

April 29-30, at the Marriott Marquis and Marina in San Diego, CA and November 4-5, at TBD, New York

Organized by innovation enterprise &, The FP&A Innovation Summits bring together the largest gathering of finance executives leading FP&A initiatives.

  • Solve challenges on how to drive FP&A innovation across your business with 150+ of your peers during interactive case studies, roundtables and workshops across 2 value-packed days.
  • Prior attendees include Apple, HSBC, and Google

 April 29-30 - #FPAWEST  To Learn More and Get Tickets:

SFIG Vegas 2019 - Las Vegas

February 25-28, at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV

The Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG) is excited to present the largest capital markets conference in the world. The three-and-a-half-day program is developed by leaders within the structured finance industry representing the full spectrum of industry participants including investors, issuers, financial intermediaries, regulators, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers, and trustees.

Prior attendees include Deloitte, J.P. Morgan, and FICO

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AICPA CFO Conference 2019 – Chicago

April 24-26 at the InterContinental Chicago in Chicago, IL

The AICPA 2019 CFO Conference is a unique program that will help you and your organization define a clear path to success. Seasoned CFOs from across the country provide the latest updates, innovations and anticipated trends to keep you on the cutting edge of the financial industry.

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AICPA ENGAGE 2019 – Las Vegas

June 9-13, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV

AICPA ENGAGE is the way forward. Fresh ideas to strengthen your core practice. Candid conversations about the disruption you’re experiencing now and how to prepare for even more. Technical number-crunching sessions, because sometimes, there’s no better way to solve a problem. Can’t attend in person? No problem, you can attend online.

  • Keynote speakers include Barry Melancon, Zanny Minton Beddoes, and Simon Sinek

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Chicago Financial Institutions Conference 2019

April 5-6, at the University Club in Chicago, IL

The Department of Finance and the Center for Financial Services at DePaul University will hold the fourth annual Chicago Financial Institutions Conference on April 11-12, 2019. The conference brings together academics from around the world to present research on important issues in the financial services industry. Prior to this academic conference, attendees are invited to join the 12th annual Risk Management Conference with financial service professionals on April 10, which is co-sponsored with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Together, these two conferences offer a unique opportunity to connect academic and practitioner perspectives. A list of possible session topics includes:

  • Fintech
  • Consumer finance and payment systems
  • Community banking, relationship lending, and small business finance

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PAYMENTS 2019 – San Diego

May 5-8 at the Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, FL

PAYMENTS 2019 is a unique industry venue designed for diverse organizations that are driving innovation, delivering value through new solutions and services, and employing these offerings to meet their business needs and transact with their customers. New capabilities are enhancing the user experience, enriching decision making, and instilling greater security.  Attendees will experience world-class education with concurrent sessions and workshops featuring payments and innovation experts.

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APP2P Conference and Expo 2019 - Orlando & Las Vegas

May 19-21 at the Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort in Orlando, FL - Spring Conference

October 15-17 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, AZ - Fall Conference

Attending the Accounts Payable & Procure-to-Pay Network Conference & Expo has high ROI. The largest, most comprehensive event dedicated to Accounts Payable brings together experienced practitioners and innovative strategists to provide an in-depth four-day AP learning experience. Get proven best practices and tested solutions to the toughest challenges in AP today.

By attending you will benefit by:

  • Obtaining certifications
  • Enhancing strategies and discovering new solutions
  • Networking with peers

Spring Conference -- Orlando 

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Fall Conference -- Scottsdale

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FINRA Annual Conference 2019 - Washington, DC

May 15-17 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC

FINRA's premier event—the Annual Conference provides the opportunity for practitioners, peers and regulators to exchange ideas on today's most timely compliance and regulatory topics. The conference offers industry professionals a variety of sessions related to current trends in technology, cybersecurity, risk management and much more.

  • Hear valuable insight and guidance from 150+ industry, government and regulatory speakers.
  • Discover new perspectives and receive the latest updates on top compliance and regulatory topics.
  • Exchange ideas with peers and industry experts at 15+ networking events, engage in one-on-one discussions with FIINRA staff and meet with 50+ exhibitors offering compliance products and services.
  • Newer compliance professionals with less than five years’ experience can attend the popular Back to Basics Compliance (B2BC) Program.

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Money 20/20 Conference 2019 – Las Vegas

October 27-30 at TBD in Las Vegas, NV

Money20/20 is where the Payments, Fintech and Financial Services ecosystem unites to create and explore the disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. It’s the premier event where leaders – representing every sector of the industry – come to seize new business opportunities, build connections, discover new companies and learn the latest disruptions. By bringing these leaders together and onto our stages, we were able to ignite a revolutionary spirit lasting beyond the 4 days spent at Money20/20. 

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AFP Annual Conference 2019 - Boston

October 20-23, at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA

The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Annual Conference is a great opportunity to break boundaries and meet with over 7,000 Senior leaders in finance and treasury in order to:

  • Expand scope and enhance focus
  • Discover unexpected connections
  • Create valuable insights 

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