2019 FINRA Annual Conference

2019 FINRA Annual Conference

Why Attend  |  Agenda  | Featured 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.

See what’s new and back by popular demand. Register today to secure your spot before it’s too late.

The 2019 FINRA Annual Conference is where industry experts engage to:

  • LISTEN – Hear valuable insight and guidance from 150+ industry, government and regulatory speakers.
  • LEARN – Discover new perspectives and receive the latest updates on top compliance and regulatory topics.
  • CONNECT – Exchange ideas with peers and industry experts at 15+ networking events, engage in one-on-one discussions with FINRA staff and meet with 50+ exhibitors offering compliance products and services.

FEATURING:

  • Opening-Night Reception at the International Spy Museum - More details
  • Back to Basics Compliance (B2BC) Program—designed for compliance professionals with less than five years’ experience
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Session Track
  • FinTech Session Track
  • Fixed Income Session Track
  • Cybersecurity Session Track
  • Institutional Session Track

Agenda

View the online brochure for the 2019 Annual Conference.

Featured Speakers

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Robert Cook
President and CEO, FINRA

Photo of Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner
Author of The Pursuit of Happyness

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Bari Havlik
Executive Vice President, Member Supervision, FINRA

Start/End Times

  • The first session begins on Wednesday, May 15, at 9 a.m. ET
  • The last session ends on Friday, May 17, at 12 p.m. ET

Location

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

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.

Accommodations

A room block is available at the Marriott Marquis at the special rate of $341 per night, plus tax. This rate is available until May 3, 2019 or until the room block is sold out. Hotel reservations will then be accepted on a space- and rate-available basis.

NEW PROCESS FOR FINRA PROGRAMS

To reserve a room, you must first register as an attendee for the conference. After you register, you will have the opportunity to book your hotel reservation within the FINRA registration system. Please contact us with any additional questions.

Register (Pricing)

Individual Attendee Rates

FINRA Member
must provide valid CRD #
$1,595
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,395 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,595 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
FINRA Member (Small Firm)
must provide valid CRD #
$495
$395 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$495 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$495 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
Attorney
must provide valid bar ID #
$1,895
$1,095 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,695 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,895 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
Government/Regulator
$1,195
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$995 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,195 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
Non-Member
$2,195
$1,395 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,995 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$2,195 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER

Group Rates* (Per Person)

FINRA Member
(3-5 attendees)
must provide valid CRD #
$1,340
$795 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,180 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,340 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
FINRA Member
(6 or more attendees)
must provide valid CRD #
$1,160
$615 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,000 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,160 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
FINRA Member (Small Firm)
(3 or more attendees)
must provide valid CRD #
$370
$270 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$370 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$370 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
Attorney
(3 or more attendees)
must provide valid bar ID #
$1,610
$1,095 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,440 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,610 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER
Non-Member
(3 or more attendees)
 
$1,860
$1,395 - First 100 thru 10/1/2018
$1,690 - Up to 500 thru 3/29/2019
$1,860 - 500+ or after 3/29/2019
REGISTER

Live Broadcast

View registration options for live broadcast.

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 1, 2019.

*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.

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 2019 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. There is no charge for media covering the conference, but registration is required. Please contact us with any media inquiries.