For those in mortgage-related businesses, there are still dozens of opportunities to attend conventions and workshops throughout the rest of this year.
From September through the end of this year, there are 85 events on Mortgage Daily's conference calendar. This month is the busiest with 34 events listed.
The conference calendar
dates back to 1999 and includes links to articles about many of the events -- with photos included for some older conventions.
This week, The Five Star Conference and Expo 2016 is taking place at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Laura Bush is among the scheduled speakers.
Attendees for the conference, which started on Sunday and concludes on Tuesday, are paying between $495 and $1,195 to attend.
On Sept. 29, the American Bankruptcy Institute is hosting
Turnaround Lending 2016: What Lenders and Borrowers Need to Know at its headquarters conference center in Alexandria, Virginia.
ABI's workshop costs $95 to attend, though a webcast of the event is available to watch for $50.
Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is the location of the American Bankers Association's
ABA Annual Convention. The group meets from Oct. 16 through Oct. 18.
Sessions at the ABA event -- which costs $1,395 for ABA members and $2,495 for non-members -- include
Analyzing the ROI of Mobile Banking for Community Banks; Disruption in Financial Services: Who, How and How Much; and Weeding Through the Fintech Jargon.
SFIG Vegas 2017 -- which takes place at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from Feb. 26 through March 1 of next year -- is expected to draw 6,500 "delegates" such as investors, issuers and regulators as well as rating agencies and servicers.
From March 6 until March 8, Ellie Mae Inc. is hosting Experience 2017, its fifth annual user conference, at the Wynn Las Vegas. Registration costs between $1,195 to $1,395, depending on whether the purchase is made by Dec. 16.
The Pleasanton, California-based company expects 3,000 people to attend.