Frequently Asked Questions

What is the date of the 2017 Global Financial Leadership Conference?

The 2017 Global Financial Leadership Conference will take place November 13-15, 2017.

Where is the 2017 Global Financial Leadership Conference taking place?

A five-star luxury resort in the heart of Florida's gulf coast region, the Ritz-Carlton in Naples offers a world-class experience and unparalleled service. Named to the Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, this exclusive facility offers all of the amenities you would expect from one of America's top-rated venues.

What types of amenities are featured in the hotel guest rooms?
  • Individual balconies with expansive views of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Frette linens
  • On-demand video and viewing guide
  • iPod docking station
  • Marble vanity, tub/shower
  • Bulgari bath amenities
  • Plush terry or lightweight embroidered bathrobes
  • Goose down and non-allergenic pillows and comforters
  • High-speed, wireless internet access
  • Computer and fax hookups
  • Multi-line telephones with voicemail feature
  • In-room safe
  • Hardwood floor entryways
  • Twin-sized sleeper chairs (available in King rooms)
  • Fully-stocked mini refreshment bar
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Twice-daily housekeeping attention with evening turndown service
What are the ways I can submit payment for my 2017 Global Financial Leadership Conference registration?

You can pay by Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover through the conference Website. The credit card used for your conference registration fee may also be used to secure your hotel reservation during the online registration process. The online registration system also allows you to use a different credit card for your hotel reservation.

Will anyone be taking pictures during the conference?

Yes, pictures will be taken during the conference. By attending the conference, you acknowledge that there is a possibility your picture may be taken.

When will I find out who I am golfing with?

Additional details regarding the CME Group Tour Championship Pro-Am golf tournament will be provided to you onsite.

Can I bring a guest? And are there activities for my guest to participate in?

Yes, guests are welcome at the 2016 Global Financial Leadership Conference. There is a guest fee of $199 which entitles your guest to attend several GFLC activities, including Monday evening's Beach Cocktail Reception and Dinner as well as the Cocktail Reception, Gala Dinner and After-Party on Tuesday evening. There are also numerous attractions in the Naples area for guests to explore during the day. Contact the hotel concierge at 239-598-3300 for more information on these activities.

What if I have other questions?

All other questions about the conference should be directed to or 1-800-677-2322.

What is the cancellation policy for the Global Financial Leadership Conference?

For cancellations received in writing before October 6, 2017, a 50% refund will be issued. Cancellations received after October 6, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund. Please send your cancellations to

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