June 20, 2019

Chicago, IL


Fund Managers & Service Providers


Only qualified institutional investors may be eligible to attend the conference on a complimentary basis. All investors MUST be pre-registered and pre-approved to attend the event. All institutional investors will be asked to complete our Investor Qualification Form prior to the conference. Qualified institutional investors and asset allocators include tax-exempt, end-user investors such as public, corporate and sovereign pension funds, foundations, endowments and single-family offices. Additional qualified institutional investors include fund of funds, consultants, outsourced chief investment officers and selected independent advisors whose clients represent established private and institutional investors. Business development and marketing executives will be required to register as paying delegates. No exceptions. MFA reserves the right deny admission to any investor that does not meet the Association’s qualification standards.

To see if your firm qualifies for complimentary registration, please click here to create an account and complete our Investor Rate Qualification Form.

For additional information or questions, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.

Your MFA Forum 2019 registration includes all program sessions, access to manager suites, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, a luncheon and a cocktail reception as listed on the conference program. Promotional gifts are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

A fund manager, double registration includes two registrants plus the option to reserve a Manager Suite (a semi-private, exclusive meeting space for focused one-on-one conversations between asset allocators and fund managers). Manager Suite availability is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make sure to check the manager suite box under the double registration option during the registration process to ensure the complimentary manager suite is included in your registration.

*Double registration rate – To receive the double registration rate, both individuals must be registered during the same transaction.
*Additional registration rate – To receive the additional registration rate, the additional individual(s) must also be registered during the same transaction as the first two individuals.

Registration Policy
Registrations are for the sole use of the individual whose name is listed on the original registration.  Registrations for MFA Forum 2019 Conference cannot be shared or split between individuals.  There will be no exceptions to this policy.  MFA reserves the right to reject any application or registration that you submit to attend any MFA conference, seminar, webinar, panel, breakout session, or other event (“MFA Event”) for any reason, including without limitation, if MFA believes that you do not satisfy the eligibility criteria to attend the applicable MFA Event.  Please note that special rates may not be applied retroactively.  If you would like to inquire about registering additional individuals, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.

Onsite Registration Policy for Institutional Investors
There is no onsite registration available for complimentary investor passes. All investors must be pre-approved at least one week prior to the event.

**Online MFA Forum 2019 registration will close at 4:00 pm ET on June 19, 2019**

After 4:00 pm ET on June 19, 2019, registrations will only be accepted onsite and must be paid by credit card.  Please see above for onsite registration rates. 

Payment by Credit Card, Wire Transfer or Check
For immediate processing, credit card is the preferred method of payment for all MFA Forum 2019 registrations. If you prefer to pay by wire transfer or check, please email conferences@managedfunds.org with your request.  Your registration will not be activated until payment is received at the MFA office. Full payment must be received no later than 4:00 pm ET on June 19, 2019, or you must provide payment onsite.

Registration Contact Information
If you have already registered for MFA Forum 2019 and would like to edit your contact information or change your registration options, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.

Cancellation Policy
Registration cancellation requests received by MFA in writing on or before 5:00 pm ET on May 23, 2019 entitle the registrant to a full refund minus a $400 processing fee.  No refunds will be made for registrations cancelled after 5:00 pm ET on May 23, 2019.  There will be no exceptions to this policy.

Disruptive Behavior Policy
MFA reserves the right to refuse entrance to, eject, and/or escort from the premises any registrant, attendee, member, staff, volunteer, vendor, service provider, or other person from an MFA Event, if such person or his/her conduct or behavior is disorderly, disruptive, unruly, unbecoming, or otherwise affects the peaceful and orderly functioning of the MFA Event.  In the case of such refusal or ejection, MFA may issue you a full or partial refund of your registration fee from MFA for such MFA Event, which refund shall be determined by MFA in its sole discretion.

Refund Policy
No refunds will be made unless the request is received in writing to MFA.  If, at any time after you have paid the registration fee for an MFA Event, MFA determines to issue you a refund, MFA will issue your refund only in the original form of payment.  There will be no exceptions to this policy.  To request a refund, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.

Registration Transfer Policy
If you are unable to attend the conference and would like to transfer your existing registration to a firm colleague, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.  Registration transfers may only be completed if the information is received by MFA prior to the conference by 4:00 pm ET on June 19, 2019.  There will be no exceptions to this policy.

Name Badges
Name badges will be available for pickup at the Registration Desk and must be worn at all times while attending the conference. Name badges and registrations are non-transferable and may only be worn by the individual listed on the name badge.  Passes may not be shared or split between individuals.

MFA’s Privacy Policy
For MFA’s privacy policy, please click here.

MFA Membership
If you would like to join as a member of MFA, please contact Roscoe Butler at 202.730.2600 or by email at RButler@managedfunds.org. If your organization is listed as an “MFA member firm” and you are not able to register online, please contact Roscoe Butler to get added to your firm’s roster.

Media Registration
MFA Forum 2019 is closed to the press. Members of the press or media should contact Anthony Coley, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Communications, at 202.730.2600 or by email at conferences@managedfunds.org for additional information.

Non-Discrimination Policy
MFA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.  This policy applies to all members, staff, clients, customers, volunteers, contractors, vendors, consultants, registrants and MFA dealings with the general public.