February 24–26, 2020

Laguna, CA

*Allocator Rate Qualification Form
Please confirm your affiliation by completing the Allocator Rate Qualification Form. Upon approval, we will send you a code to register at the discount rate.

**Institutional Investor Rate Qualification Form
All investors MUST be pre-registered and pre-approved to attend the event. All institutional investors will be asked to complete our Institutional Investor Rate Qualification Form prior to the conference. Qualified institutional investors include tax-exempt, end-user investors such as public, corporate and sovereign pension funds, foundations and endowments. Single-family offices are approved on a case-by-case basis. To see if you qualify for complimentary registration, please complete our Institutional Investor Rate Qualification Form. If you do not yet have an account you will first be prompted to create one. For additional information or questions, please email conferences@managedfunds.org.

Please contact conferences@managedfunds.org regarding pricing for groups of three or more.


Your MFA West 2020 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 MFA West 2020 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.

**Online MFA West 2020 registration will close at 4:00 pm ET on February 23, 2020**

After 4:00 pm ET on February 23, 2020, 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 2020 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 your payment is received at the MFA office. Full payment must be received no later than 4:00 pm ET on February 23, 2020, or you must provide payment onsite.

Registration Contact Information
If you have already registered for MFA West 2020 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 27, 2020 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 27, 2020. 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 by 5:00 PM ET on January 27, 2020.  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 February 23, 2020.  There will be no exceptions to this policy. 

Name Badges
Name badges will be available for pickup with a valid photo ID 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 Kieran Brennan at 212.542.8464 or by email at Kbrennan@managedfunds.org.

If your organization is listed as an “MFA member firm” and you are not able to register online, please contact Kieran Brennan at 212.542.8464 or by email at Kbrennan@managedfunds.org to be added to your firm’s roster.

Media Registration
MFA West 2020 is closed to the press. Members of the press or media should contact Brendan Gilfillan, Director of Media Relations, at 202.730.2600 or by email at bgilfillan@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.