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2018 Financial Forecasting, Analytics and Transformation Summit – Chicago

The traditional finance function has undergone significant change over the past few years and has evolved towards that of a strategic partner. Finance is no longer focusing only on traditional reporting and cost reduction, but streamlining the tradition roles and providing value-added analysis to the business to uncover key areas of competitive advantage. This summit offers a unique blend of pertinent and timely finance topics and discussions focused on 5 main themes to help you achieve the next generation of finance:

  • Finance as a Strategic Business Partner and Leader
  • Building the Multifaceted Finance Team
  • The Journey of Finance Transformation
  • Data and Analytics Strategy – Data Quality, Governance and Visualization
  • Continuous Planning and Rolling Forecasts

 

 

Attend this summit and walk away with real, concrete and actionable solutions while expanding your professional skill sets. Attendees from a wide range of industries and functional backgrounds make it a goal to attend every year. This broad makeup provides exceptional networking opportunities to enhance attendees’ experience at the event. The high level of attendee/speaker collaboration and engagement at the summit truly makes this a unique and favorable offering.

The Financial Forecasting, Analytics and Transformation Summit is also part of our flagship Business Forecasting and Analytics Forum consisting of 4 focused tracks. If you register for this summit, you are able to attend any session that you wish within the forum giving you more choices to consider!

2018 Financial Forecasting, Analytics and Transformation Summit – Chicago

  • September 17-18, 2018
  • Chicago, IL
  • $999.00$1,599.00

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    Product Description

    The traditional finance function has undergone significant change over the past few years and has evolved towards that of a strategic partner. Finance is no longer focusing only on traditional reporting and cost reduction, but streamlining the tradition roles and providing value-added analysis to the business to uncover key areas of competitive advantage. This summit offers a unique blend of pertinent and timely finance topics and discussions focused on 5 main themes to help you achieve the next generation of finance:

    • Finance as a Strategic Business Partner and Leader
    • Building the Multifaceted Finance Team
    • The Journey of Finance Transformation
    • Data and Analytics Strategy – Data Quality, Governance and Visualization
    • Continuous Planning and Rolling Forecasts

     

     

    Attend this summit and walk away with real, concrete and actionable solutions while expanding your professional skill sets. Attendees from a wide range of industries and functional backgrounds make it a goal to attend every year. This broad makeup provides exceptional networking opportunities to enhance attendees’ experience at the event. The high level of attendee/speaker collaboration and engagement at the summit truly makes this a unique and favorable offering.

    The Financial Forecasting, Analytics and Transformation Summit is also part of our flagship Business Forecasting and Analytics Forum consisting of 4 focused tracks. If you register for this summit, you are able to attend any session that you wish within the forum giving you more choices to consider!

    Below is a preliminary agenda of topics and learning objectives at the summit.  Session topics are subject to change.


    Schedule


    Topics and Themes

    2018 Presenters:

    2017 Presenters:

    Who Should Attend?

    • Budget & Financial Analysts
    • CFO
    • Controller
    • Corporate Forecasting Manager
    • Corporate Strategy Manager
    • CPA
    • Director of Financial Reporting, Budgeting and Analysis
    • Director of Forecasting and Revenue Analytics
    • Director, Corporate FP&A
    • Director, Financial Reporting Analysis
    • Finance Manager
    • Forecast Manager
    • Forecasting & Planning and Analysis
    • Head of Financial Planning and Analysis
    • Lead Financial Analyst, Strategic Development
    • Manager, Budgeting & Purchasing
    • Operations Finance Manager
    • President
    • Project Manager, Finance Strategy
    • Sales Forecasting & Budgeting
    • Senior Financial Analyst
    • Sr. Finance Manager
    • Sr. Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis
    • Vice President – Financial Analysis and Budget
    • Vice President for Business & Finance
    • Vice President of Finance & Treasury
    • Vice President, Corporate Planning & Allocation
    • VP, Business Finance Operations
    • VP, Finance
    • And others!

    Past Attendee Organizations

    Abbott Laboratories
    Adidas
    Advance Auto
    Alcoa
    Allstate Insurance Company
    Amgen
    BP
    Bose
    Capital One Bank
    CBS Interactive
    Chevron
    Chiquita
    Cisco
    Citrix
    Clorox
    Coca-Cola
    Del Monte Foods
    Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
    DuPont
    eBay
    Experian
    FedEx Services
    Ghirardelli
    Guitar Center
    Hallmark Cards, Inc.
    Hewlett Packard

    Intel
    Intuit
    JcPenney
    JetBlue
    John Hancock Financial Services
    Johnson & Johnson
    Kaiser Permanente
    Kohler Company
    Lincoln Financial
    Masonite
    Mayo Clinic
    Microsoft
    Oracle
    Overstock
    PepsiCo
    Pfizer
    Philips
    Qualcomm
    Rolls-Royce Corporation
    Shutterfly
    Siemens
    Sony Corporation of America
    Target
    United Healthcare
    Whirlpool
    And more…



    Attendee Participation Rates

    Early registration and group discounts below:

    Early Registration Rate Until 7/31/18 Regular Rates
    1 Attendee $1,599 $1,799 total
    2 Attendees $1,449/each $1,699/each
    3 Attendees $1,299/each $1,599/each
    4 Attendees $1,099/each $1,399/each
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    Venue and Hotel Information

    The forum will take place at:

    Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North
    350 W Mart Center Dr
    Chicago, IL 60654
    (312) 836-5000‎
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    Online Reservations:
    Reserve your room here

    $239/night – Limited amount of discounted rooms available —Room block expires September  3rd, 2018

    A Modern, Upscale Chicago, IL Hotel, With The Best Views In The City

    Chicago beckons as an exciting city escape, from boating adventures at Navy Pier to days spent exploring attractions like the Field Museum, Art Institute of Chicago and the Lincoln Park Zoo, or attend an event next door at theMart. Newly updated rooms, redesigned for the ultimate in guest comfort, combined with award-winning service and thoughtful amenities like the best parking value in Chicago, make stays at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza unforgettable.

    Meet for drinks at our chic Cityscape Bar with a skyline view considered the best in Chicago. Stop in for a breakfast buffet, or enjoy a new take on comfort food with a hearty dinner at Merchants Cafe. Located in River North, our hotel puts you close to trendy shops, award-winning restaurants, hip nightclubs and must-see sights like the Magnificent Mile and Willis Tower Skydeck.

    Parking and Transportation Options

    Parking at the venue:
    $35/day for overnight guests and $25/day from 7am – 7pm. All tickets must be validated at the front desk.

    Public Transportation:
    From O’Hare International Airport: Take the CTA Blue Line Train towards Forest Park and exit at Clark/Lake.

    • Head North on North Wells Street for 1 block.
    • Turn Left on West Wacker Drive for 1 block.
    • Turn Right onto North Orleans Street over the Franklin Street Bridge for 1 block before turning Left onto West Mart Center Drive (also referred to as West Wolf Point Plaza).
    • Destination will be on the Right past the first set of revolving doors.

    From Chicago Midway Airport: Take the CTA Orange Line Train towards the Loop and exit at Clark/Lake.

    • Head West on Lake Street toward North LaSalle Street.
    • Turn Right onto North Franklin (Orleans) Street over the Franklin Street Bridge for 1 block before turning Left onto West Mart Center Drive (also referred to as West Wolf Point Plaza).
    • Destination will be on the Right past the first set of revolving doors.
    The Hotel is located 1 mile from Chicago Union Station, .7 miles from Ogilvie Transportation Center, and accessible via the CTA Brown Line Train at the Merchandise Mart and .4 miles from the CTA Blue Line Train at Clark/Lake.