Networking & Events

As a member of CFALA , you attend events at a largely discounted rate or for free

Topical Programs 

  • Industry experts provide presentations and talks on a wide variety of investment-related issues at luncheons, dinners, and cocktail events
  • Programs offer insight and unique perspectives into the latest developments in finance
  • An opportunity to interact with industry experts through Q&A sessions
  • Chance to network with other industry professionals through the ample time allotted for attendees to interact amongst each other  

Professional Interest Communities

  • Communities created for investment professionals to focus on an area of interest
  • Regularly scheduled meetings focus on current events and include keynote speakers
  • Offer workshops, seminars and networking opportunities
  • Alternative Investment Group
  • Applied Behavioral Finance Group
  • Asia Pacific
  • Private Wealth Management Group
  • Book Club
  • Women's Group
  • Santa Barbara
  • Fixed Income


  • Provides an open forum in a welcoming, enjoyable atmosphere for members to meet with others within the industry
  • Not only useful for networking, but have produced long-lasting personal connections
  • Certain social events are held annually (e.g., Holiday Social, Golf Tournament, Meeting of the Members, Career Chat Series, Charter Recognition Dinner, and “Community of Interest” Socials)
  • Events that have not been annual occurrences but will be held again include: LA Kings game at the Staples Center, CFALA Social Hike, Whiskey and Wine Tasting, and a concert at the Hollywood Bowl


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