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CFA Society Chicago 28th Annual Dinner (Limited Space) Registration Closed (Ended)

Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Navy Pier Grand Ballroom, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL  60611   (Driving Directions)

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.

Jon Huntsman 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

Registration: Online Below.

Registration Deadline: Oct. 2, 2014 at 5pm CT

Attire: Business Attire

5:00 pm - Cocktail Reception
6:00 pm - Dinner
6:45 pm - Program
8:00 pm - Post Reception (cash bar)

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.

Sponsorship - Showcase Your Firm
Limited sponsorship opportunities available - For more information, view the 2014 Annual Dinner sponsorship brochure or contact Kim Augustyn at kaugustyn@cfachicago.org.

Thank You to Our Annual Dinner Sponsors:

PREMIER: (Sold Out)
Harris Associates
UBS Global Asset Management

PLATINUM: (1 spot remaining)
ConvergEx Group
Harbor Capital Advisors
Northern Trust
William Blair & Company

GOLD: (2 spots remaining)
Aurora Investment Management LLC
Calamos Investments LLC
Credit Suisse
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Legal & General Investment Management America
PowerShares QQQ
Segall Bryant & Hamill
Thomas White International, Ltd.

SILVER: (3 spots remaining)
Keeley Asset Management

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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