Targeted Networking Sessions

GFOA’s Annual Conference provides numerous opportunities for networking with your peers. Many GFOA sessions will feature roundtable panels or opportunities for discussion. GFOA social events also provide time to make connections and build your network. In addition, GFOA has planned special networking sessions for members looking to engage with their peers on specific issues.

Delegates working in any of the following areas should attend these events specifically planned to bring them together with members of similar backgrounds and interests:

The "AAA" Club

  • GFOA will host a networking session designed specifically for governments that have achieved an AAA rating. This session will allow delegates to discuss the unique challenges in achieving and maintaining that esteemed rating.
  • The "AAA Club" | Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 2:40pm to 3:30pm

Alliance for Excellence in School District Budgeting


Small Government Forum 

  • GFOA’s Small Government Forum is a discussion group that identifies and explores topics of interest to governments with populations less than 25,000.

Urban Forum


Utility Finance Forum


Women’s Public Finance Network


Black Caucus

  • GFOA’s Black Caucus supports the aspirations and achievements of African-American public finance officers, helps them to pursue professional development opportunities, and sponsors projects to assist African-Americans seeking careers in government finance.
  • Black Caucus | Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 3:50pm to 5:05pm

Young Professional Networking