Investment Professionals to Gather for the CFA Society Hartford’s Annual Forecast Dinner Gala

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The CFA Society Hartford (a non-profit association of finance professionals) will hold its Annual Forecast Dinner on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford CT. The CFA ® (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation is a globally-recognized graduate-level investment credential. The CFA Society Hartford members and sponsors bring various investment-related programs to financial professionals and university students in the Hartford/New Haven CT and Springfield MA area. The Society also is involved in community service activities and fundraisers.

The dinner is the flagship event for the organization and is renowned as the premier networking event of the year among the local finance and investment community. The event attracts over 400 of the area’s leading investment professionals and key business decision-makers. This year’s keynote speaker is Robert C. Doll, CFA who is Chief Equity Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager for Nuveen Asset Management. He is a highly respected authority on the equities markets among investors, advisors and the media. Mr. Doll appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News discussing the economy and markets.

The CFA Society Hartford would like to acknowledge the generous support of its 2016 sponsors: 1) Gold Sponsors—Voya Financial and HIMCO (Hartford Investment Management Company), 2) Silver Sponsor—Fidelity Investments, 3) Bronze Sponsors—Nuveen Investments, Prudential Retirement, Bloomberg, Aegis Wealth Partners, and Highland Capital Management, and 4) Community Sponsor—The CT Insurance and Financial Services (CT IFS) Cluster. If your firm or organization would like to become a sponsor this year or next year, please contact to learn about the many benefits of becoming a CFA Society Hartford sponsor.

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Dinner and Speaker: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Registration is required. Please visit or contact to register.

CFA ® Charterholders and non-Charterholders, CFA Society members and non-members are all welcome!

Cost: (Prices increase after January 11th)
CFA Society Hartford members/CFA Candidates: $90 ($110)
Non-members: $135 ($145)
Reserved Table for 10 members/non-members/guests: $1,100 ($1,300)
Choice of Filet Mignon, Chicken Picatta, or Vegetarian


About CFA Society of Hartford

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA ®) designation has become the most respected and recognized graduate-level investment credential in the world. Earning it demonstrates a commitment to professional ethics and expertise with the broad range of skills needed for competitive careers in the investment profession. The CFA Society Hartford is a local chapter of the CFA ® Institute, a global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the CFA ® program of study. Founded in 1952, and with over 700 members, the CFA Society Hartford is among the largest of the local CFA Societies. The CFA Society Hartford holds educational and networking events, investor conferences, and contests and programs for local universities, in addition to the Annual Forecast Dinner. For more information, contact


About the Connecticut Convention Center

The Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford is the state’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston. Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of meeting space, as well as ample sheltered parking. The facility is served by more than 6,500 local area hotel rooms, including the 22-story Marriott Hartford Downtown, adjacent to the Convention Center. The venue is professionally managed for the State of Connecticut by Waterford Venue Services, an affiliate of Waterford Hotel Group. For more information, please visit

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