Regional Conferences Provide Focused Content and Local Networking Opportunities

Regional Conferences are planned by CFMA chapters and offer CPE through sessions, such as construction finance and accounting and how to be a better leader. These conferences also offer the opportunity to network with construction financial professionals in the region.

Unable to attend a regional conference? Attend a local CFMA chapter meeting featuring relevant topics in construction finance and accounting and network with other construction financial professionals in your area. Click here to find a local CFMA chapter.

2017 CFMA Regional Conference Schedule

 Southeastern Construction Regional Conference – The Chattanoogan, Chattanooga, TN
May 4-5

Construction financial professionals can earn up to 14 CPE credits at this regional conference. Four hours will be devoted to 360 WIP, so all your construction finance and accounting questions will be answered! Follow up your days of learning with great opportunities to network or listen to Anthony Huey talk tips and techniques for strong communication.

Sponsoring Chapters: Birmingham, Bluff City, Middle Tennessee
Contact: John Moran or Gaines Moorer

 Joint Louisiana Regional Conference – Renaissance Arts Hotel, New Orleans, LA
August 10-11

Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Joint Louisiana Regional Conference, again featuring top speakers in the construction finance and accounting arena.

Sponsoring Chapters: South Central LA, Greater New Orleans
Contact: Christina Chifici

 Ohio Valley Construction Conference – Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, KY
September 21 -22

Construction finance professionals have the opportunity to earn up to 16 CPE credits while at the Ohio Valley Construction Conference. CFMA favorite, Anirban Basu, will be updating attendees on the economy. Additionally, there will be a reception for networking with other members of CFMA.

Sponsoring Chapters: Bluegrass, Kentuckiana, Tri-State Indiana
Contact: Mark Schaeffer
   

 Mid-Atlantic Regional Construction Financial Management Conference – Wyndham Hotel, Gettysburg, PA
September 24-25

Join construction finance professionals from throughout the Mid-Atlantic in historic Gettysburg for great networking opportunities and this year’s Hall of Fame Award winners!

Sponsoring Chapters: Central PA, Delaware, Greater Berks-Lehigh Valley, Greater Pittsburgh, Greater Washington DC, Maryland, New Jersey, New York City, Philadelphia, South Jersey
Contact: Kimberly Hullfish

 Southwest Regional Conference – Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa, Las Vegas, NV
September 24-26

Anirban Basu and James Benham will be headlining the 2017 Southwest Regional Conference, discussing economic updates and technology trends, respectively.

Sponsoring Chapters: Albuquerque, Inland Empire, Las Vegas, Orange County, San Diego, Valley of the Sun
Contact: Mandy Irvine
  

 Buckeye Construction Conference – Fifth Third Bank Center, One Seagate, Toledo, OH
September 27-28

Hear about leadership from Detroit Tigers General Manager Jim Leyland, learn ethics from Harvin Moore III, and network with the best of the region’s construction financial professionals at an evening event in the Toledo Art Museum.

Sponsoring Chapters: Greater Cincinnati, Northwest Ohio
Contact: Bob Bobek

 Midwest Regional Conference – Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus, Oak Brook, IL
September 28

This jammed packed event focused on construction finance and accounting educational opportunities. Chances to hear great speakers and networking with the best professionals round out this exciting one day event.

Sponsoring Chapters: Chicago, Fox River Valley, Madison, Milwaukee, Southwest Michigan, Western Michigan
Contact: Bill Reidinger or Chris VanTassel

 Lone Star Conference – Sheraton Downtown, Fort Worth, TX
September 28-29

Get your boots and jeans on for this Texas style conference! Downtown Fort Worth is your classroom for the weekend with chances to meet with vendors, network with other construction financial professionals, and earn CPE credits.

Sponsoring Chapters: Central Texas, Dallas-Ft Worth, Heart of Texas, Houston, San Antonio
Contact: Eddie Corbitt

 Heartland Regional Conference – Ameristar Hotel, Council Bluffs, IA
September 28-29

Heartland Regional Conference is a must-attend conference for construction finance and accounting professionals. Earn at least 10 CPE credits (at a low rate!) and enjoy high quality speakers and networking sessions.

Sponsoring Chapters: Iowa, Kansas City, Nebraska, Siouxland
Contact: Chris Van Long

 Carolinas Construction Conference – Grandover Conference Center, Greensboro, NC
October 25-26

The Carolinas Construction Conference is back for its 16th consecutive year! Over 150 construction finance professionals are expected to attend the educational weekend.

Sponsoring Chapters: Charlotte, Piedmont, South Carolina, Triangle
Contact: Brett Ralls or Kay Swofford

 Pacific Northwest Construction Industry Conference – Cedarbrook Lodge, SeaTac, WA
November 16

For the 11th year, the Washington State Society of CPAs and the CFMA chapters in Washington are collaborating to offer CPE specific to construction finance and accounting. This two-day conference gives construction finance professionals who are CPAs the chance to earn CPE credits through sessions relevant to the industry.

Sponsoring Chapters: Inland NW, Puget Sound, South Sound, WSCPA
Contact: Ryan Anderson

 Rocky Mountain Regional CFMA Conference – The Pines at Genesee, Golden, CO
November 16-17

This one day conference offers CPE specific to construction finance and accounting and the opportunity to network with other construction finance professionals in Colorado.

Sponsoring Chapters: Colorado, Pikes Peak
Contact: Steve Hathaway


For more information on any of the Regional Conferences, please e-mail the contact listed for the conference.


Looking for more opportunities to earn CPE? Don’t miss CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition. Attend sessions specific to construction accounting and meet construction financial managers from across North America.