Please read all the information and resources contained on the page to assist with your submission and to provide you with the best opportunity to be selected to speak at CFMA’s 2021 Annual Conference & Exhibition.
To be considered you must complete the submission by using the link above no later than December 4thth. All sessions will be determined no later than December 18th.
Note: As a potential conference speaker you should be available to perform your presentation on any day during the CFMA Conference or on a virtual platform.
Conference Submission Sample - click here to view a sample of the submission form
Total attendance is approximately 1,000 and the average session is approximately 135. There are contractors, and there are accountants, but construction financial professionals are a breed apart. For them, day-to-day accounting is only part of the job. From job cost control and the contract lifecycle, to risk management and surety relationships, they turn to CFMA as their source and resource for construction financial excellence.
CFMA's General Membership represents all types of contractors, including GCs and subcontractors, as well as developers, construction managers, architects, engineers, principals, and material and equipment suppliers.
CFMA's Associate Membership is open to all those serving the construction industry, such as lawyers, public accountants, bankers, sureties, insurance agents and carriers, technology providers, and other service professionals.
As you prepare your proposal(s), please take the following into consideration:
Ensure your submission includes ALL the information requested (especially learning objectives and speaker experience/references), as the more information you provide, the better the Conference Program Committee can rate your proposal.
CFMA’s Conference Programming Committee reviews each submission in the following areas below. Once the scores are summarized the sessions with the highest scores are discussed and then selected session for the conference.
|Review Criteria||Weighted Percentage|
|Well defined topic with focused learning objectives||20%|
|Topic appeals to the CFMA membership||20%|
|Timelines of the topic||20%|
|Practical application of the content||20%|