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Financial planners will join together to connect, cultivate and communicate at FPA Professionals Congress in Sydney

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress, to be held in Sydney from 21-23 November 2018.

The largest annual event of the financial planning calendar is being held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Sydney this year. Around 1,000 financial planners from across Australia are expected to gather over three days of keynote sessions, networking events, workshops and panels, and honour outstanding contributions by members to the profession and the Australian public it serves.

FPA CEO Dante De Gori, CFP® said the 2018 FPA Congress promises to help all levels of financial planners be better informed, better connected and better prepared to realise the many opportunities facing the fast-evolving profession.

“We look forward to announcing informative, motivational and engaging speakers as part of the program in the lead up to Congress. They will share relevant, up-to-the-minute insights and information that will benefit delegates both personally, and professionally,” De Gori said.

The Future2 Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the FPA and will again play a significant part in the 2018 FPA Congress. Delegates actively raise funds at the event, and celebrate the tireless contributions of its members to various disadvantaged communities throughout the year.

Delegates are encouraged to book soon for the Congress to take advantage of the $245 early bird discount available until 31 August 2018. To secure the best rates, attendees should book flights and accommodation as far in advance as possible, as both are consistently in high demand.

“Bringing the financial planning community to the ICC Sydney will further add to the element of Congress excitement. It’s easy to hop on a ferry, take in a show or go a little further afield to enjoy Sydney’s beaches. It’s the perfect location to relax and unwind for a weekend stay following the Congress,” added De Gori.

Congress registrations open on 1 June 2018, with early bird pricing ending on 31 August 2018. The Future2Foundation Wheel Classic annual fundraising cycle event and Blue Mountains Hiking Challenge will also be finishing at the ICC Sydney just in time for FPA Congress 2018 kick-off.

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