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Learn. Network. Meet.
The CFO Forum at the Ritz Carlton combines conference sessions, peer networking and business meetings into a time efficient and focused event that is chosen by you and unique to you.

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If you wish to receive a complimentary invitation please email Johanna Diaz at jdiaz@richmondevents.com or call her at 212-651-8771.
Who should attend
Who should attend
  • Senior finance executives who are looking to attend a strategic forum where no time is wasted, which is expertly organized and delivered, where they can truly learn and network and which offers a personalized itinerary based on their own selections.

    Top five reasons to attend:
    • Complimentary to attend
    • Elite peer networking
    • Personalized itinerary
    • Strategic 1-to-1 business meetings
    • A first class conference program driven by you and your peers

    Attendance is complimentary
    Attendance is free of charge, but by personal invitation only. Our senior finance executives are from a wide range of industries and ranging from Fortune 1000 to mid-size companies in the United States.

    Qualification criteria
    Qualification for a complimentary invitation is based on:
    • Your organization's annual revenue
    • Your current external spending budget
    • How much of this budget is under your direct control

    If you wish to receive a complimentary invitation please email Johanna Diaz at jdiaz@richmondevents.com or call her at 212-651-8771.
Unique Format
Unique Format
  • No time wasted
    Using our unique appointment system, we'll make sure that your valuable time is not wasted and that you are engaged learning about topics that are interesting to you and your business and meeting suppliers who you have chosen to meet based on your upcoming needs.

    Expertly organized and delivered
    Based on your choices, we'll let you know before the event who you are due to meet and which conference sessions you are attending via our on line event management systems. We will also make all the pertinent information available for download after the event including material from the conference sessions and details of all the supplier companies you have met.

    Business meetings based on your interests
    At Richmond Events we strongly believe in creating personalized itineraries based on choices made by each executive attending the event. We believe a meeting can only be beneficial and productive when there is a wish from both parties to meet. We are proud to offer the most professional and most time-efficient event experience available in the market.

Your Itinerary
Your Itinerary
  • You are in charge
    To maximize your time and productivity you create your own itinerary. Prior to the event you will select the conference sessions you wish to attend and the suppliers you wish to meet.

    Strategic 1-to-1 business meetings
    Business experts from suppliers companies are there to help your business grow and to keep you informed of the latest developments in their area of expertise. There are no stands at our events or any other kind of marketing outlets. The business meetings are the most time efficient way to forward your business, explore more effective solutions or simply educate yourself on the latest developments. Meetings will only be scheduled into your itinerary when they match selections made by you via our online selection site.

    Your time commitment
    • Registration opens at 7.00am and the cocktail reception ends at 5.30pm.
    • Eight to six weeks prior to the event we will ask you to complete a brief profile questionnaire to help us tailor the program to your needs.
    • Three weeks prior to the event we will ask you to select the conference sessions and suppliers meetings you would like to become part of your itinerary.
    • One week prior to the event you will receive your personalized itinerary.

    A taster of what your itinerary might look like
    7:00am Registration and coffee
    8:00am Pre-arranged breakfast meeting with a supplier and fellow executives
    8:45am Opening keynote speaker
    10:00am Mixture of conference sessions and supplier meetings
    1:00pm Pre-arranged lunch meeting with a supplier and fellow executives
    2:15pm Mixture of conference sessions and supplier meetings
    4:30pm Cocktail reception with fellow executives and suppliers
    5:30pm Conclusion
Attending Finance Executives
Attending Finance Executives
  • We have senior finance executives attending the event from a wide range of companies, which presents some fantastic networking opportunities. Get in touch with us if you'd like to see the full list.


    “Provided great high-level perspective on topics of interest concerning other professionals in the finance industry”.
    Vice President of FP&A, lululemon athletica inc.

    “Engaging & insightful”.
    Vice President Global FP&A, Nielsen

    “Great experience covering a diverse set of topics with very knowledgeable speakers”.
    CFO, William Grant & Sons, Inc.

    “A fulfilling, worthwhile experience”.
    SVP Finance & Treasury, Havas Media

    “Fantastic! My 2nd year attending: I keep on getting value! I will be here next year! Breakthrough discussions & extremely helpful”.
    Vice President Finance, Xerox Corporation


    “Great Event! One of the best around”.
    Director, FP&A , Association For Financial Professionals

    “Enjoyable opportunity to network with peers and solution providers over the course of one day in a great city”.
    VP Finance Manager, City National Corporation

    “I was impressed with the overall quality of the CFO Forum”.
    CFO, Renewable Energy Group

    “Engaging and informative. Some very practical and real life applications of various principles were discussed”.
    Finance Director, Spectrum Brands Inc.

    “Best 1-day Financial Conference I’ve attended”.
    VP Finance, Nikon Corporation

    “Good opportunity to meet other peers & industry experts. Inspiring presentations & efficient way to meet/greet and learn”.
    VP Finance & Corporate Controller, Patagonia Works

General Enquiries:

T: +44 20 8487 2200
F: +44 20 8487 2300

T: +1 212 651 8700
F: +1 212 651 8701

T: +41 61 335 94 44
F: +41 61 544 74 44


T: +39 02 312009
F: +39 02 3313976

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