The 2014 Annual Dinner is our premier networking event of the year, bringing together nearly 1,000 investment professionals and key decision-makers. The Officers and Directors of CFA Society Chicago invite you to attend this year's event where you will have the opportunity to socialize with individual members and show support for the new class of CFA Charterholders, the CFA designation and for the society.
The 28th Annual Dinner will take place on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at Navy Pier Grand Ballroom.
Keynote Speaker: Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. - U.S. Ambassador to China (2009-2011); Governor of Utah (2005-2009); Co-chair, No Labels; Co-chair, Intellectual Property Commission
Served four U.S. Presidents, holding critical roles around the world including Ambassador to Singapore, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Asia, U.S. Trade Ambassador and most recently U.S. Ambassador to China
Twice elected as Utah's Governor, bringing about strong economic reforms, unemployment rates to historic lows and tripling the states rainy day fund
Ran as a candidate for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination
Serves as co-chair of No Labels, a growing citizens' movement of Democrats, Republicans and others dedicated to promoting a new politics of problem solving
The Hortense Friedman, CFA, Award for Excellence Recipient: Ralph Wanger, CFA
Early Bird before Sept. 19: $100
After Sept. 19: $150
New Charterholders** - FREE
Parking and Transportation Info:
Self parking is available in the Navy Pier garages for $21 on a first come, first serve basis.
Valet Parking will be available at Navy Piers' Entrance #2 for $23.
Complimentary Trolleys to Ogilvie and Union Stations will run continuously starting at 8:15pm until 9:15pm from Entrance #2.
Success in 2013
In 2013, 60 prominent Chicago firms supported their Society member-employees and honored their newly inducted Charterholders by sponsoring the event and purchasing corporate tables. View Photos from the 2013 Annual Dinner.
Our appreciation is also extended to the Bronze Level Sponsors for their support of the Annual Dinner.
*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations. No day-of-event registrations accepted. No walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Oct. 2. New Charterholders: If you do not cancel before the deadline and/or you do not attend, your credit card will be charged a $100 no-show fee.
**Attention New Charterholders:
You are invited to attend the Annual Dinner at no charge courtesy of CFA Chicago. In order to take advantage of this special offer, you must be approved as a new Charterholder member and join CFA Institute and CFA Chicago. Contact CFA Institute with any questions about your status: 800-247-8132. If you do not cancel before the deadline and/or you do not attend, your credit card will be charged a $100 no-show fee.
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