Managed Funds Association 
Forum 2013
June 19-20, 2013
Four Seasons, Chicago
Chicago, IL

About Forum 2013

Forum 2013 is MFA’s 19th annual managed futures and global macro strategies conference designed to bring managers and investors together for networking, education and business development. Forum 2013 will be held June 19-20 at the Four Seasons, Chicago.

Forum 2013 will feature the popular “Meet the Manager” booths to facilitate opportunities for managers and investors to learn more about one another’s investment needs and solutions. Forum 2013 will spotlight the winners of the second annual Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards. MFA is an industry partner of the Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards, presented by CME Group and BarclayHedge on Wednesday, June 19. The winners will participate in an educational presentation on Thursday, June 20, to discuss their awards, their strategies, the markets, risk management and more. Don’t miss the chance to meet and hear from the winners of the Pinnacle Awards, only at Forum 2013.

Forum 2013 will feature additional networking events and a program agenda designed to bring institutional investors to Chicago for the opportunity to meet CTAs and global macro managers and learn more about their strategies. The program agenda will spotlight managers, investors and the current legislative and regulatory issues impacting the alternative investment industry.

NEW IN 2013:  MFA will host a pre-conference Managed Futures Symposium on Wednesday, June 19. Space is limited. Open to all investors/allocators and managers. Service providers sponsoring Forum 2013 may also participate. 

Forum 2013 audience of over 400 delegates will include:

Commodity Trading Advisors
Hedge Fund Managers
Pool Operators
Funds of Funds
Investment Platforms
Institutional Investors
Family Offices
Pension Funds
State Treasurers
Corporate Treasurers
Pension Consultants
Prime Brokers
Securities and Futures Brokers

Your Forum 2013 registration includes entrance to the general sessions, the exhibit area featuring companies showcasing their products and services, the “meet the manager” booths, continental breakfast and breaks, speaker luncheon and  evening reception. All conference attendees will receive onsite information regarding speakers and sponsors. Spouse registration includes admission to all events. Delegate badges are required for all events.

Please note: Registration for the Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards requires a separate registration. For details on the Pinnacle Awards, please visit


About Managed Funds Association

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) represents the global alternative investment industry and its investors by advocating for sound industry practices and public policies that foster efficient, transparent, and fair capital markets. MFA, based in Washington, DC, is an advocacy, education, and communications organization established to enable hedge fund and managed futures firms in the alternative investment industry to participate in public policy discourse, share best practices and learn from peers, and communicate the industry’s contributions to the global economy. MFA members help pension plans, university endowments, charitable organizations, qualified individuals and other institutional investors to diversify their investments, manage risk, and generate attractive returns. MFA has cultivated a global membership and actively engages with regulators and policy makers in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and all other regions where MFA members are market participants. For more information, please visit: