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Event Detail

CFA Society Chicago 30th Annual Dinner (Limited Space) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Navy Pier, Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave, (Entrance 2, Lobby 3) Chicago, IL  60611   (Driving Directions)

The 2016 Annual Dinner is our premier networking event of the year, bringing together over 1,100 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, celebrate with the new class of CFA Charterholders, and show support for the CFA designation and for the society.

The 30th Annual Dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Navy Pier.

Cliff Asness Keynote Speaker: Cliff Asness, Ph.D.

  • Founder, Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer at AQR Capital Management
  • Recipient of five Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards from The Journal of Portfolio Management (2002, 2004, 2005, 2014, 2015)
  • Presented with the James R. Vertin Award from CFA Institute (2006)
  • Winner of three Graham Dodd Awards presented by The Financial Analysts Journal
  • Serves on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Portfolio Management, the Governing Board of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Finance at NYU, the Board of Directors of the Q-Group and the Board of the International Rescue Committee

The Hortense Friedman, CFA, Award for Excellence Recipients:
Richard Ennis, CFA
George Norton (Posthumous)

Registration Deadline October 12
$175 per person
New Charterholder - FREE

*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.

Registration: On-line below.

Attire: Business Attire

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Cocktail Reception, Lakeview Terrace
6:00 pm - Dinner, Grand Ballroom
6:45 pm - Program, Grand Ballroom
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Post Reception (cash bar), Lakeview Terrace

Menu: Vegetarian available upon request (must be made through registration process)

Parking and Transportation Info:
Self parking is available in the Navy Pier garages for $25 on a first come, first serve basis.
Valet Parking will be available at Navy Piers' Entrance #2 for $33.
Complimentary Trolleys to Ogilvie and Union Stations will run continuously starting at 8:15pm until 9:15pm from Entrance #2.

Success in 2015
In 2015, over 65 prominent Chicago firms supported their society member-employees and honored their newly inducted Charterholders by sponsoring the event and purchasing corporate tables.

Sponsorship - Showcase Your Firm
Limited sponsorship opportunities available - For more information, view the 2016 Annual Dinner sponsorship brochure or contact Kim Augustyn at kaugustyn@cfachicago.org.

Thank You to Our Annual Dinner Sponsors:

PREMIER (Sold Out)
Invesco PowerShares
William Blair

J.P. Morgan
Northern Trust
Options Industry Council

GOLD (Sold Out)
Calamos Investments
D'Orazio Capital Partners
Fitch Ratings
Glenmede Investment Management
Harbor Capital Advisors
Legal & General Investment Management America
Schwab Equity Ratings
Segall Bryant & Hamill
Thomas White International, Ltd.
UBS Asset Management

SILVER (Sold Out)
AQR Capital Management
BMO Global Asset Management
Deutsche Asset Management
The HQ Companies, Inc. ®

Our appreciation is also extended to the Bronze Level Sponsors for their support of the Annual Dinner.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Special Notes Regarding Fees: Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Oct. 12th, 2016.

New Charterholders: If you do not cancel before the deadline and/or you do not attend, you will be charged a $125 no-show fee. No Walk-ins.

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