Drawing on more than a century of experience, public finance professionals have widely come to view the GFOA Annual Conference as the one truly “must-attend” professional development event of the year. As in the past, the GFOA Annual Conference will feature unparalleled opportunities for sharing ideas, sharpening skills, discovering new tools and technologies, and networking with peers from across North America and around the world.
Concurrent sessions. A rich array of concurrent sessions covering a broad range of topics allowing participants to tailor their conference experience to their own needs and circumstances.
Preconference sessions. Special preconference sessions provide an opportunity to explore selected topics of special interest in even greater depth.
General sessions. Experience direct contact with nationally recognized speakers of special interest to public finance professionals.
Discussion groups. Meet peers and discuss topics relevant to specific types of organizations, such as school districts, utilities, large governments, small governments, and the next generation of finance officers.
Networking opportunities. Make the contacts you need to build new relationships and cement existing relationships.
Social events. Wind down from a busy day and connect with colleagues during GFOA’s Welcome Reception and Closing Event.
CPE credit. Earn more than 20 CPE credits, most of it directly relevant to government, with even more credits available for those who elect to participate in preconference sessions.
Exhibit hall. GFOA’s exhibit hall will put participants in contact with vendors that offer practical tools and solutions for a broad range of professional challenges. Stroll through the hall to view new products, ask questions, and see live demonstrations of services that can save your government time and money. Join us on Sunday morning to kick off this year’s hall with music and a ribbon cutting ceremony! Watch for new events in the exhibit hall!
For the past 111 years, GFOA has hosted the highest quality conference - which means the highest quality leads for exhibitors. It is the perfect place to establish new partnerships and reconnect with existing customers.
Connect with More than 4,000 Attendees. GFOA's conference attracts CFOs, finance officers, budget directors, treasurers, accountants, and others focused on state and local government finance. GFOA conference delegates will represent governments from across the United States and Canada.
WHY YOU SHOULD EXHIBIT
CONNECT with more than 4,000 finance professionals
SHOWCASE innovative products and services
INFLUENCE key decisions makers
BENCHMARK your company as an industry leader
GROW YOUR BUSINESS
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The association's more than 19,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions. GFOA's mission is to promote excellence in state and local government financial management. GFOA has accepted the leadership challenge of public finance. To meet the many needs of its members, the organization provides best practice guidance, consulting, networking opportunities, publications including books, e-books, and periodicals, recognition programs, research, and training opportunities for those in the profession.