Credit & Accounts Receivable Open Forum

Date: October 24 - 26, 2016

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Marriott Harbor Beach      

3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

Visit the Hotel and make reservation online

OR Call
Hotel Group Reservations: You can call 1-800-222-6543 to make reservations. Tell them you are registering for the Credit Research Foundation meeting to get the Group Rate of $219.00 (+ Tax).
The CRF room block ends September 19, 2016
This will be another SOLD OUT event! Room availability is limited - so book NOW!

    CRF Hotel Accomodations:

  • Discounted self parking $12.00 daily
  • Discounted in-room Internet Service $6.95/day

In addition to the dynamic agenda below, a Special Surprise Session will be announced at the CRF August Forum/EXPO that you WON'T want to miss!

    Forum Topics

  • Economic Update from the Federal Reserve
  • Critical Issues in Managing Export Credit in Today's Global Marketplace
  • A Practitioner's Success Story: Implementing a Credit Card Strategy
  • Creative Approaches to Using Security to Expand your Credit Boundaries
  • Fortifying Your Credit Foundation: Critical Mistakes Tenured Executives are Making to Bankruptcy Basics
  • Certified Collection Agencies - Why is the Designation Valued by our Community
  • Global Data Standardization - What We Should Be Thinking About When Framing Our Business Strategy
  • Deus ex Machina - Finance and A/R Leader's Guide to Robotics for Credit & A/R Automation
  • The CRF Open Forum - Real Time Peer-to-Peer Exchange of Needs and Experiences

Various Credit Information Provider Users' Groups

Monday morning and Wednesday afternoon. Free to all Forum attendees who are subscribers to the services; but you MUST register for them. See below for registration and details.

SAP and Oracle users

Monday morning 8am to noon prior to the Forum, join CRF for our dynamic ERP Work Shops that focus on the management of credit and AR processes in the SAP or Oracle environment. CRF conducts these meetings which are free to all Credit Professionals who are registered for the Forum but you MUST register for them. See below for registration and details. These sessions are for credit professionals and their IT staff only. No vendors please. If you are not registered for the CRF Forum, there will be a small charge to attend these Sessions - call for pricing (443-821-3005).

CRF - Oracle Users Group

  • As always, in conjunction with our Forum, CRF will conduct an Oracle User Group session on Monday morning from 8:00am to 12:00pm immediately prior to the start of the CRF Forum.
    To find out more or to sign-up for this session: email session facilitator Robin Walker at:     

CRF - SAP Users Group

  • SAP User are invited to attend the CRF SAP Users Group meeting ...SAP Users, don't miss this opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this valuable resource. The SAP meeting will take place on Monday morning from 8:00am to 12:00pm immediately prior to the start of the CRF Forum.
    To Register for this session email Tara Gallagher at: Agenda available soon     

Additional User Groups -- Times and Dates to be determined

The following Industry Partner User Groups are provided for CRF Forum attendees by their individual sponsor.

  • Creditsafe User Group
    Monday, October 24th (Details coming soon)

  • Dun & Bradstreet User Group
    Monday, October 24th (Details coming soon)

  • Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals National Building Materials Wholesale Group Meeting
    Wednesday October 26 and Thursday October 27 (Details coming soon)

  • FIS User Group
    Monday, October 24 (Details coming soon)

CRF Forum Cancellation Policy

Monetary guarantees are provided to the hotel, and materials are produced and shipped 2 weeks prior to each event. Therefore, absolutely NO refunds will be allowed unless notification is received in advance of that 2-week window. If your registration was part of your membership benefits, please extend us the courtesy of cancelling prior to the 2-week window. Thank you for your consideration!

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