2018 FINRA Annual Conference

2018 FINRA Annual Conference | May 21-23, 2018 | Washington, DC

Why Attend  |  Agenda  |  Keynote Speakers  |  Start/End Times  |  Location  |  Accommodations  |  Register (Pricing)  |  Exhibitors

Why Attend

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. 

Agenda

FEATURING:

  • Opening-Night Reception at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery – More details
  • Back to Basics Compliance (B2BC) Program—designed for compliance professionals with less than five years’ experience – Learn more
  • Advertising Session Track
  • FinTech Session Track

More than 50 sessions, including:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Arbitration
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Books and Records
  • Branch Office Inspections
  • Communications With the Public
  • Fraud
  • Membership Application Program
  • Millennials
  • Municipal Securities
  • Records Management
  • Senior Investors
  • Social Media
  • Suitability
  • Supervisory Systems

Download the 2018 Annual Conference online brochure. Please check this page frequently for updates.

Keynote Speakers

Robert Cook

Robert Cook
President and CEO, FINRA

The Honorable Preston Rutledge

The Honorable Preston Rutledge
Assistant Secretary of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

The Honorable Jay Clayton

The Honorable Jay Clayton
Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Start/End Times

  • The first session begins on Monday, May 21, at 9:30 a.m. ET
  • The last session ends on Wednesday, May 23, at 12 p.m. ET

Location

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Directions

Accommodations

The room block at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is sold out. As an alternative, please check out other surrounding hotels in the area. We have provided a short list of hotels below.

Embassy Suites Washington, DC Convention Center (two blocks away)
900 10th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(866) 538-1349

Henley Park Hotel (across the street)
926 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
(202) 638-5200

Grand Hyatt Washington (two blocks away)
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(866) 538-0293

Homewood Suites Washington, DC Convention Center
465 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(866) 582-9492

Morrison-Clark Historic Inn (Boutique)
1011 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 332-7898

Register (Pricing)

Individual Attendee Rates

FINRA Member
must provide valid CRD #
$1,595
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$1,395 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$1,595 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER
FINRA Member (Small Firm)
must provide valid CRD #
$595
 

 
REGISTER
Attorney
must provide valid bar ID #
$1,895
$1,095 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$1,695 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$1,895 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER
Government/Regulator
$1,195
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$995 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$1,195 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER
Non-Member
$2,195
$1,395 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$1,995 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$2,195 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER

Group Rates* (Per Person)

FINRA Member
must provide valid CRD #
$1,340
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$1,180 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$1,340 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER
Attorney
must provide valid bar ID #
$1,610
$1,095 - First 100 thru 10/1/2016
$1,440 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2017
$1,610 - 500+ or after 3/31/2017
REGISTER
Non-Member
 
$1,860
$1,395 - First 100 thru 10/1/2017
$1,690 - Up to 500 thru 3/31/2018
$1,860 - 500+ or after 3/31/2018
REGISTER

The special discounted rate for the first 100 in-person registrants is non-refundable. For all other registration categories, a full refund—less a $150 processing fee—will be granted to written requests received 14 days or more prior to the start date of the program. Refunds will not be granted after May 7, 2018.

* Available to firms registering 3 or more employees at the same time with the same credit card. Please follow instructions in registration system.

Conference fees include attendance to all sessions and conference materials, scheduled breakfast, lunches and receptions.

Live Broadcast

View registration options for live broadcast.

* Some sessions will be video broadcast live online. Online participants receive access to all conference materials, and can ask questions in real time. Since recordings of most sessions will be made available on-demand after the conference, participants can catch up on sessions they miss live.

Conference registration is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment is required at the time your registration is submitted. You will receive an email confirmation of your completed registration form and payment. Please make sure your registration has been confirmed prior to your arrival onsite at the conference.

Travel Disclaimer: FINRA suggests that you do not purchase restricted or nonrefundable tickets for travel to the conference, especially prior to receipt of your registration confirmation. FINRA assumes no liability for penalties or fare increases should the conference sell out or in the unlikely event that changes to the conference dates and/or location become necessary.

Exhibitors

If you are interested in being an exhibitor at the 2018 Annual Conference, contact Jeff Arcuri at (508) 759-8180 or via email.

Questions?

Please direct questions about registration to (202) 728-6980 or via email.


This event is open to the media. Please contact us with any media inquiries or for press registration.