>>reachING for the stars
JW Marriott Los Angeles at L. A. Live is the official Convention hotel. Registrants are required
to make their own hotel reservations. To receive the discounted Convention rate of $272 per
night (plus state and local tax), you must call 1-800-228-9290 and mention the CFA Annual
Convention. The cut-off date for reservations at the discounted rate is Friday, October 25,
2013. When booking your travel, please keep the Early Start Time in mind. There are only a
limited number of rooms available at this rate so you are encouraged to make your
reservations as soon as possible. The rate and availability cannot be guaranteed.
The JW Marriott Los Angeles at L. A. Live is 17. 2 miles from the Los Angeles International
Airport (LAX) and about 16 miles from the Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR).
CAR RENTAL DISCOUNTS
Interested in renting a car to get around Los Angeles? CFA has partnered with several car
rental companies to help save you money!
Alamo: CFA Convention attendees SAVE up to 20%. To take advantage of this special offer,
call 1-800-GO-ALAMO. Be sure to request I. D. Number 706768 at the time of reservation.
Avis: CFA Convention attendees SAVE up to 10%. You must call to book your reservation. Contact
Avis at 1-800-331-1600 and refer to AWD# B136001 to reserve your car at a discounted rate.
Hertz: Save when you rent a vehicle through Hertz. To take advantage of these savings call
1-800-654-2200. Be sure to include CV#04XR0001 in all of your reservations.
National Car Rental: CFA Convention attendees SAVE up to 20%. To take advantage of this
special offer, call 1-800-CAR-REN T. Be sure to request I. D. Number 5282865 at the time of
CFA is pleased to announce that we have partnered with American Airlines and United
Airlines to save you money on your travel to the 69th Annual Convention.
American Airlines has partnered with CFA to provide our attendees a 5% discount off ANY
published airfare from November 10 – 18, 2013. You can easily access American’s fares and
apply this discount by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place Promotion Code
24N3AM in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. This
special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines,
American Eagle, and American Connection. International originating guests will need to
contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code. You may also call
1-800-433-1790 to book your flights; please refer to the Authorization Number below when
you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone.
Please use our preferred partner, American Airlines, when you can because of the benefits
provided to you as a traveler and to our organization for extended partner value.
United Airlines is offering a 2% - 10% discount off all eligible published fares for travel to Los
Angeles, CA from November 10– 17, 2013. You may book online at www.united.com and enter
your Offer Code ZQFG110810in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights. If booking
through a travel professional or Meeting Works at 800-468-7022, please give them the
following information: Agreement Code: 110810 and Z Code: ZQFG.
Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.
CONFERENCE ACTIVITY POLICY
If you would like to hold a reception or other event during the Convention, please keep in
mind that these events cannot conflict with any scheduled Convention activity. Also, if your
event will take place at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L. A. Live, CFA can help you easily
secure space. Please contact Jeff Walsh, CFA Manager of Conferences at (212) 792-9390 in
advance of making any arrangements.
Business casual. Meeting rooms may be cool, so we recommend bringing extra layers. The
average temperature for November in Los Angeles is 73°F/54°F.
Registration for spouse/companions is available for $495. It is not available online. You must
fill out a printed registration form or contact Rosa Gomez at (646) 839-6083 or email@example.com
to register your spouse/companion. Registration includes all meals including two
breakfasts, two lunches and four receptions. Please note: This offer does not apply to
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
All cancellations must be received in writing by Tuesday, October 15 and will be subject to a 20%
administrative fee. Under no circumstances will refunds be made after Tuesday, October 15.
The deadline for being listed in the Official Directory of Registrants is 2:00 p.m. ED T on
Tuesday, October 15. After this deadline CFA will maintain an Attendee List Addendum up to
Thursday, October 31. After this date, all registrations, changes, or replacements must be
processed onsite at the CFA Registration Desk at the J W Marriott Los Angeles at L. A. Live.
Walk-ins and replacements are always welcome.
NEED TO MAKE A CHANGE?
To make any change to your registration information, such as your registration type or
contact information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 792-9390 and we'll be
happy to help.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Commercial Finance Association is registered with the National Association of
State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional
education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy
have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.
Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National
Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org
Attorneys: CLE applications are pending with individual state bars. Commercial
Finance Association cannot guarantee state bar approval. Contact Jeff Walsh at
email@example.com or 212.792.9390 to see if your state is approved.
EARLY REGISTRATION FEES (until Friday, August 30, 2013)
Member: $1,195 • Non-member: $1,795 • Spouse/Companion: $495
STANDARD REGISTRATION FEES (Saturday, August 31, 2013 – Friday, November 8, 2013)
Member: $1,295 • Non-member: $1,895 • Spouse/Companion: $495
ON-SITE REGISTRATION FEES (after Friday, November 8, 2013)
Member: $1,395 • Non-member: $1,995 • Spouse/Companion: $495
HAVE 5 OR MORE EMPLOYEES TO REGISTER?
Contact us at (212) 792-9390 to find out how you can SAVE money.
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