2020 Finance Leaders' Conference

Manhattan5 - 6 March 2020
Park Central Hotel | New York, NY

The Finance Leaders' Conference is the only international conference for students to address their needs and concerns about finance careers. Conference attendees:

  • Learn about financial career paths and what it takes to succeed.
  • Sharpen team, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Expand professional contacts and friends.
  • Learn from industry experts on how to achieve your career goals.
  • Participate in a Finance Case Competition. 
  • Visit local financial institutions, such as the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg.
  • Include your resume in the digital resume book given to select employers and panelists.

Attendees also have the opportunity to meet:

  • FMA student chapters representatives from around the world.
  • Finance professionals from “powerhouse” companies and numerous financial career specialists.
  • FMA International support staff


Registration is now open. Please contact FMA student programs with any questions. 

Click here to register

Hotel and Travel

All participants are required to make their own travel and hotel arrangements. FMA has arranged for a discounted rate ($199/king or $219/double) at the Park Central Hotel. To make hotel reservations, click here (access code: FMAIC20).

Internship & Career Fair

New in 2020! Employers are invited to participate in our Internship & Career Fair during the conference. There is no cost to employers to participate. Click here for more information or contact [email protected]

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here to view available opportunities or contact Shannon Tompkins at 813-974-2084 or [email protected].


Tours: Tour space is limited; requests will be reserved on a first come first served basis. 


Thursday, 5 March 2020

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Case Competition Preliminary Round
12:30 p.m. Welcome & Icebreaker
1:00 p.m. Changing Skill Sets & the Value of Credentials
2:15 p.m.  Theory and Prevention of Fraud
3:30 p.m. Is It Time to Buy or Bail?


Friday, 6 March 2020

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Case Competition Presentations
10:00 a.m. Financial Industry Jobs
12:00 Noon Luncheon
1:30 p.m. Behind the Apps
3:00 p.m. Career Fair


Thank You Sponsors

Financial Modeling Case Competition Sponsor



#FLC2020 - Follow the Conversation on Social Media

During the conference, follow FMA Students using the hashtag #FLC2020 to join the conversation.