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COMPLIMENTARY 6-month Trial Membership (Limited Time Offer!)

Join as a Trial Member and explore what FEI membership can do for you!  This complimentary membership is active for 6 months and you may choose to continue at the end of the trial period. Click here to complete the application. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements.

The Chicago Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) serves the interests of senior financial executives. Our members are CFOs, controllers, treasurers and finance leaders who represent public, private and not-for-profit organizations. 
 
Join as a member today and receive:
  • Complimentary six month trial membership in the Chicago and FEI National organizations 
  • Local peer networking and a full schedule of year-round programming, workshops and social events 
  • Leading industry research and on-demand learning opportunities
  • FEIconnect, an online community of members in 60 U.S. chapters
  • Significant CPE opportunities, most at no cost
  • Complimentary or reduced rate registration to national conferences
  • Curated content via FEI daily emails
  • Leadership development through FEI Committee membership and volunteer opportunities
  • Access to regulators at the FASB, IASB, SEC, PCAOB, US Treasury, and the IRS
  • Advocacy and Influence
  • Reduced fees to the Chicago CFO of the Year® Awards and the annual professional development conference at the Kellogg School
 
FEI Chicago has won multiple outstanding chapter leadership awards over the years and offers an extensive range of professional and social benefits. 
 
Membership provides free admission to most local chapter in-person meetings (when allowed), virtual meetings and socials. Substantial discounts toward the annual FEI National Summit, the Chicago CFO of the Year® Awards and our Kellogg Day at Northwestern University are offered to members. 

 
BENEFITS SUMMARY
 
EVENTS
Whether educational, professional development, networking, social, or career management, our numerous Chicago events provide ample opportunities to connect virtually or in-person.  Our programming is designed to foster the career, personal and leadership development of financial executives.   
 
ADVOCACY 
FEI influences public policy by monitoring and actively engaging in the formation of regulations and legislation, including accounting standards and taxation.
 
EDUCATION AND CPE  
FEI provides convenient access to CPE credit thru national and local events.  Annually, FEI Chicago partners with Northwestern ’s Kellogg School of Management for a day-long CPE event featuring leading topics presented by Kellogg Professors. 
 
RESEARCH 
Financial Executives Research Foundation produces in-depth analysis through timely reports, white papers, benchmarking studies and alerts.
 
 
INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES:
If you want to skip the Free Trial Membership, you can join as an Annual Member today! Click here to join as an Annual Member.
 
EXECUTIVE ($550 annually)
Executive membership is open to those who perform some or all of the duties of a financial executive and who serve companies of sufficient size to meet FEI’s qualifications.  
 
IN-TRANSITION ($400)
Applicants for in-transition membership must be unemployed and have held a qualifying position during the past 5 years.
 
ACADEMIC ($400)
Practicing educators and deans at accounting, business or finance schools.
 
GOVERNMENT / MILITARY ($450)
Senior level financial executives who serve in a finance, accounting, budget, or treasury position for a governmental agency with direct responsibility over spending of at least $25 million.
 
Qualifications for Membership 
 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM
In addition to individual memberships, FEI offers a Corporate Membership program, which allows an organization to sponsor all their qualifying accounting and finance professionals, wherever located, in both the national organization and local chapters. This program provides substantial discounts on both annual dues as well as other significant discounts on a variety of programs. Please CLICK HERE for more information. CLICK HERE to apply for Corporate Membership.
 
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Questions about the FEI Chicago Chapter?
Contact: Susan Gidley, Administrator (info@feichicago.org or 312-263-1661)