1-3 | Marketing Summit

Insured Retirement Institute

New York

(202) 469-3000, irionline.org


23-25 | Annual Conference

Investment Management e Consultants Association


(303) 770-3377, imca.org


25-26 | Annual Conference

Investment Adviser Association

San Francisco

(202) 293-4222, investmentadviser.org


26 | Women Advisors Forum


New York

(800) 803-3424, financial-planning .com/conferences/wafny


26-28 | 32nd Annual South Florida FPA Conference

Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale

(954) 370-0041, southfloridafpa.org


30 | Active-Passive Investor Summit

Information Management Network

New York

(212) 768-2800, imn.org



1-4 | Operations Conference & Exhibit

Securities Ind.& Fin. Markets Assoc.

Scottsdale, Ariz.

(212) 313-1200, sifma.org


2-4|Advisor Summit



(855) 769-0806


5-8 | Retreat 2012

Financial Planning Association

Scottsdale, Ariz.

(800) 322-4237, fparetreat.org


8-11 | National Conference

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors


(847) 483-5400, napfa.org


17-18 | Forum on Retail Alternative Investments

Financial Research Associates

New York

(800) 280-8440, frallc.com


22 | Women Advisors Forum



(800) 803-3424, financial-planning .com/conferences/waftx



WHAT: FINRA Annual Conference

WHEN: May 21-23, 2012

WHERE: Washington, D.C.

HOW MUCH: Conference: $1,295 to $2,095; Hotel: $269 per night

WHY: To hear from featured speakers: Peg Henry, general counsel, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board; Mark Cresap, founder and owner, Cresap; Lisa Roth, CEO, Keystone Capital; Amy Sochard, FINRA Advertising Regulation; and Malcolm Northam, FINRA member regulation, sales practices

To learn from sample sessions: Plenary: Risk-Based Examinations, Outside Business Activities, Financial and Operational Considerations, Private Offerings and REITs, Fixed-Income Investments, Disclosures and Form Filings, Fraud Detection

For coverage of hot topics: Social networking trends and developments, small firm update, municipal securities, supervision, compliance and legal trends, complex and illiquid products

To meet fellow professionals: More than 800 financial services professionals are expected to attend.

CONTACT: (212) 858-4119; finra.org