February 27 - March 1, 2019

Santa Barbara, CA

Registration Fees & Deadlines


Qualified institutional investors and asset allocators attend complimentary.

Qualified institutional investors and asset allocators include tax-exempt, end-user investors such as pension funds, foundations, endowments and single-family offices, fund of funds and investment consultants.

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 West 2019 registration includes all program sessions,  continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, luncheons and cocktail receptions as listed on the conference program. Promotional gifts are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration Policy
Registrations are for the sole use of the individual whose name is listed on the original registration.  Registrations for the MFA West 2019 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
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. MFA reserves the right deny admission to any investor that does not meet the Association’s qualification standards.

**Online MFA West 2019 registration will close at 4:00 pm ET on February 27, 2019**

After 4:00 pm ET on February 27, 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 West 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 February 27, 2019, or you must provide payment onsite.

Registration Contact Information
If you have already registered for the MFA West 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 January 29, 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 January 29, 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 5:00 pm ET on February 27, 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.  Please note that you will need to check in at the registration desk for each day of the conference.  Passes may not be shared or split between individuals.

MFA Membership
If you would like to join as a member of MFA, please contact Brooke Harlow at 212.542.8460 or by email at BHarlow@managedfunds.org. If your organization is listed as an “MFA member firm” and you are not able to register online, please contact Roscoe Butler at RButler@managedfunds.org to get added to your firm’s roster.

Media Registration
MFA West 2019 is closed to the press. Members of the press or media should contact .

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.