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Wednesday, May 17 -19, 22, 2017 - Boston
Boston Securities Traders Association Annual Conference

Website: https://www.bostonsecuritiestraders.com/

On Wednesday, May 17 -19, 22, 2017, the Boston Security Traders Association will hold its annual conference. The multi-day event will be at various venues throughout the city.


Thursday, June 8-9, 2017 - Westin, St. Louis, MO
Security Traders Associations of St. Louis Summer Outing

Website: http://stasl.org/index.php

On Thursday, June 8th, 2017, the Security Traders Association St. Louis will hold its annual summer outing. The event will include a golf outing, reception and baseball game networking event.



Thursday, June 8-11, 2017 - San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Security Traders Association 87th Annual Conference

Website: http://sfsta.com/events/conference-agenda/

On Thursday, June 8-11th, 2017, the San Francisco Security Traders Association will hold its annual conference throughout the city. The event will include an opening reception, fundraiser, golf outing, casino night and fireside chat.



Friday, June 15-16, 2017 - Hope Ballroom, at the new Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Ohio Securities Association Annual 2017 Conference

Website: http://ohiosta.org/ohio-sta-2017-annual-meeting-golf-outing/

On Friday, June 18th, 2017, The Ohio STA will hold their 2017 ANNUAL MEETING at 5pm on June 15, 2017 at the Hope Ballroom, at the new Hilton Cleveland Downtown. The evening meeting will include: 5pm cocktails, 6pm dinner, expert group panel discussion, presentation of contributions to selected charities, & an after meeting Vegas night for prizes. The dinner meeting cost is “free” to OSTA paid members, and $350 per person for non-member/non-sponsors.



Thursday, July 13 -14th, 2017 - Boston
Minnesota Security Dealers Association Summer Conference

Website: https://www.mntraders.com/index.asp?getnav=6/

On Thursday, July 13th, 2017, the Minnesota Security Dealers Association will hold its annual conference. The multi-day event will feature a dinner, buy-sell side hockey game, nomination dinner and holiday party.



Friday, August 4-6th, 2017 - TBA
Security Traders Association of Wisconsin 41st Annual Convention

Website: https://www.sta-wi.com/

On Friday, August 4-6th, 2017, the Security Traders Association of Wisconsin will hold its annual conference. The multi-day event will be at various venues throughout the city.



Friday, August 10-12th, 2017 - Seattle, WA
Pacific Northwest Traders Association 76th Annual Convention

Website: https://www.pnwsta.org/#

On Thursday, August 10-12th, 2017, the Pacific Northwest Traders Association will hold its 76th annual conference. The multi-day event will be at various venues throughout the Portland/Seattle area.



Friday, August 17-20th, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Security Traders Association 24th Annual Convention

Website: http://www.canadiansta.org/conference/csta2017/>

On Friday, August 17-20th, 2017, the Canadian Security Traders Association will hold its 24th annual conference at the Westin, Ottawa. The multi-day event will be at the Westin with networking opportunities, access to key bank representatives from TD Bank, Scotia, BMO, UBS and others. A vendor fair will also take place.



Thursday, September 7-9th, 2017 - Dallas, TX
Dallas Security Traders Association 24th Annual Convention

Website: http://dallassecuritytraders.org/events/2017/>

On Thursday, September 7-9th, 2017, the Dallas Security Traders Association will hold its 2017 annual conference at the The Four Seasons, Las Colinas. The multi-day event will feature top speakers, panels and networking opportunities.



September 13-15th, 2017, Washington, DC
Security Traders Association 84 Annual Market Structure Conference

Website: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Save-the-Date---STA-84th-Annual-Market-Structure-Conference.html?soid=1102924473683&aid=7w4xqHjwX3A>

On Wednesday, September 13th-15th, the National Security Traders Association will hold its 84th annual national conference at the JW Marriott, Washington DC. The annual meet will feature over 600 firms and a keynote from Michael S. Piwowar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

September 28-29th, 2017, CT
Connecticut Security Traders Association 2017 Fall Outing

Website: http://stact.org/events/2017-fall-outing/>

On Thursday, September 28-29th, the Connecticut Security Traders Association will hold its 2017 Fall Outing at the Foxwoods Casino and Hotel. The outing will feature bowling at High Rollers Luxury Lanes at the casino and golf at Lake of Isles golf course

Thursday, October 5 - 7th, 2017 - Buckhead, GA
Georgia Security Traders Association 41st Annual Fall Outing

Website: http://www.events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ecjvy1tzccbee796&llr=7av9taxab/>

On Thursday, October 5 -7th, 2017, the Georgia Security Traders Association will hold its annual fall outing at the Ritz Carlton, Buckhead. Thursday's conference will begin with cocktails at 5pm in the Salon Foyer and Friday's Golf Outing will be at Wolf Creek Golf Club.



Saturday, October 7th, 2017 - TBA
Wall Street Rides FAR for Autism Research

Website: http://wallstreetridesfar.org/press-room/

On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, join Bryan Harkins of CBOE and participate in the annual Wall Street Rides FAR chairty bike-a-thon to raise money for autism research. Begins and ends at Saxon Woods County Park, 1800 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605. Check-in begins at 6:30 am; “Opening Bell” at 7:30.



TBA 2017, Denver, CO
Denver Security Traders Association 2017 Annual Convention

Website: http://dsta.wildapricot.org/page-1274029?/>

On a date to be announced, the Denver Security Traders Association will hold its 47th annual convention. Details have yet to be released.