year's FiSCA Annual Conference & Exposition, scheduled for October
1 - 4 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas,
promises to highlight many of these issues and provide some insight as
to how the industry can respond to and best leverage these new and
different challenges. Perhaps not surprisingly, the theme of this
year’s conference is: "Moving Forward: Issues and Answers for a
To help us provide you with the information
you need to better manage your business now and in the future, we have
invited an extremely knowledgeable and diverse array of experts to speak
at the conference. These include leaders from the Financial Services
industry at large (such as Visa), research experts (such as
Synergistics, The Hispanic Institute) and government representatives
(such as FinCEN Director James Freis, Jr.). Additionally the
conference will feature former U.S. Senator Don Nickles as a keynote
We will also be dedicating a significant amount of time
to the new federal financial regulatory reform legislation and how that
might impact our industry in general and your business in particular.
In addition, this year we have more than 20 workshops dedicated to
different aspects of the FSC business.
Of particular note, FiSCA will be
offering the popular Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Training
Certification Program. Pre-registration is required for this event. If
you are interested, register early to ensure yourself a space.
On Friday, October 1st, FiSCA will hold its 17th Annual Golf Tournament.
Then, on Sunday evening, building on the success of last year's awards
dinner, we will again be holding an Awards Dinner which will feature
live entertainment. I hope you can join us for these fun and exciting
events. Speaking of fun and excitement, Las Vegas offers the
best of both, as does our conference site.
The Mandalay Bay Resort
& Casino is one of the premier hotels in Las Vegas, offering
something for everyone. In addition to its casino, the resort features a
wave pool, the Shark reef aquarium with the third-largest tank in North
America, 24 restaurants and cafes, and the house of Blues music venue.
Special rates have been arranged at both The Mandalay Bay and Thehotel,
Mandalay's luxurious upscale all-suite property. These rates will be
available three nights before and after the conference, depending on
Your best bet this year is to join us at the 2010
FiSCA Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas - it's a guaranteed
win! We look forward to seeing you there.