5 Things to Get Excited About at the 2018 Windy City Summit!

5 Things to Get Excited About at the 2018 Windy City Summit!

By Cathy McGarry, CTP, MBA

Consistently year after year the Windy City Summit is the ultimate gathering place for treasury and cash management professionals. Now in its 32nd year, this year’s summit promises to offer even more exciting information that will benefit both your company and your professional career!

The Windy City Summit is not only one of the largest treasury and cash management conferences in the country, it is steadily attended by over a thousand finance professionals. If networking and exchanging ideas with over 1000 knowledgeable peers in your industry isn’t reason enough to join us this year, I will offer you 5 additional reasons as to why you won’t want to miss the Windy City 2018 Summit!

Over 120 high-quality educational sessions led by a wide range of knowledgeable speakers
This year’s Summit consists of over 120 educational sessions in 16 different treasury and finance fields. These sessions are at no additional cost to you, will assist in your career development and can be used toward the Certified Treasury Professional accreditation! To learn about these education sessions please follow this link Educational Track & Sessions.

NEW this year – Insurance and Risk
For 2018 WCS is offering Insurance and Risk Management sessions guaranteed to fill your tool box with innovative ideas to benefit and protect your business. Attend these sessions to help ensure your company is up to date on the latest trends and coverage in the market. Learn about current and upcoming best practices in our industry.

Some of the new topics and speakers:

AML and Sanctions Compliance: It’s Not Just for Banks presented by Michael McGowan / Stroz Friedberg, and Aon company.

Insurance Market Conditions Forecasting Premiums and Budgeting Tips presented by Tanja Maffei Chan, CPCU, ARM / Willis Towers Watson

Treasury’s Role in Achieving Competitive Advantage through Superior Risk Management presented by Frank Strenk / Lockton Companies

Implications of Workplace Mismanagement and Applicable Insurance presented by Phil Norton, Ph.D. / Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Workplace Violence & Active Shooter – The Bottom Line presented by Chandra Seymour, MBA, CBCP / Marsh Risk Consulting

Evolving Cyber Risk – An Insurance Perspective presented by Joe Turek / Vic Marchetti / John Black / Chubb

For detailed information on all our Insurance & Risk Management sessions and other education opportunities please visit the website.

Great Keynote Speakers
This year’s speaker lineup is amazing and guarantees to keep you on the edge of your seat while offering valuable knowledge that can be applied to your business and personal world.

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, one of the world’s most influential websites, with more than 60 million unique visitors a month.

Cheryl Cran – is an internationally renowned consultant and keynote speaker, helping organizations worldwide to be adaptive and iconic leaders in their industries.

Al Roker, a host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show and is CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. a thriving multimedia company for top cable networks.

Windy City Summit Treasury Professionals, Executives, Colleagues and Vendors – Attendees gather from near and far to participate in this amazing 3 day even that offers new insights on how industry trends and best practices are used in leveraging technology. At Windy City Summit we believe business thrives when we come together as a profession to EDUCATE · NETWORK · EXPLORE.

Exhibit Hall filled with vendors offering products and services to help improve your business this year. All booths will be maned and ready to answer your questions. Please consult the agenda posted to the Windy City App for up to date times and company booth locations.

The Windy City Summit event is in the heart of Chicago at Navy Pier an iconic city landmark. Immerse yourself in Chicago’s vibrant urban scene, explore the Magnificent Mile’s shopping mecca, do some serious museum hopping and sample some of the finest cuisines from around the world.

For more information on the 2018 Windy City Summit please visit our website or one of our social media sites – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter – The official hashtag for the 2018 Summit is #WindyCitySummit