CFO Leadership Conference

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - Thursday, August 9, 2018
San Diego, CA


Join your peers in sunny San Diego for the 2018 CFO Leadership Conference. Attendees will take part in a networking dinner, hear presentations on key industry issues and discuss hot button-topics during a roundtable with CFO colleagues. This is the perfect opportunity to network and make key connections with colleagues in the industry.

Benefits of participating:

  • Discover how others are effectively managing their company’s finances
  • Learn innovative ways to increase your company’s profitability
  • Network with your industry peers and develop professional relationships
  • Continue to interact with roundtable attendees by participating in the CFO e-mail discussion group



Wednesday, August 8, 2018

12:30 p.m. Meet in lobby for transportation to Taylor Guitars

1:00 p.m. Option Plant Tour – Taylor Guitar | 1980 Gillespie Way, El Cajon, CA
A tour of Taylor Guitars will take you through the steps of acoustic guitar construction, from wood selection to final assembly. Taylor Guitars was founded in 1974 and has grown into the leading global builder of premium acoustic guitars. Renowned for blending modern, innovative manufacturing techniques with a master craftsman's attention to detail, the company is a pioneer in the use of computer mills, lasers and other high-tech tools and proprietary machinery.

2:30 p.m. Return to Hotel Republic San Diego

3:30 p.m. Welcome, Introductions & Agenda Setting

6:00 p.m. Networking Reception | Hotel Republic rooftop bar  

Thursday, August 9, 2018

8:00 a.m.    Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.    7 Techniques to Reduce Costs and Help Make Difficult Decisions

Today’s business environment is challenging and forces companies to make difficult decisions. In a time of slow growth, improving profitability often requires a focus on cost reductions. Whether a cost reduction initiative is driven by “top-down” mandate, or the management team recognizes the need for downsizing, these seven proven techniques can yield savings in a systematic way.

9:30 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m. Hot-button Topic Discussions

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

12:45 p.m. Hot-button Topic Discussion

2:00 p.m.   Adjourn 



Hotel Republic San Diego
421 W. B St.
San Diego, CA 92101

Reserve your room online or by calling the hotel at (888) 797-1884 or (619) 398-3100 to receive the group rate. Reference PMA CFO to receive the special rate of $259 plus tax.



$399 PMA member
$550 Nonmember

For more information, please contact Rosemary David.

If you are not attending, but need to register others.