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Conference of African American Financial Professionals

Join us for our premier annual event celebrating representation and powering professional development for Black financial professionals.

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Empowerment Through Equality

The Conference of African American Financial Professionals (CAAFP) brings together financial professionals for important conversations about the future of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry.

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An Inside Look

What You’ll See at CAAFP

For attendees, CAAFP is a vibrant, exciting, and inspiring event dedicated to empowering you with practical knowledge and culturally-relevant guidance to succeed in financial services and beyond. Take a look at last year’s recap video now!

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What the CAAFP Delivers

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Powerful Networking Opportunities

Build your community through connections along with hundreds of fellow financial professionals in a conference setting that’s among the most vibrant in the industry today.

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Insightful & Inspiring Speakers

Hear from nationally-recognized voices including noted professionals, thought leaders, and motivational presenters who will empower you to benefitHear from nationally-recognized voices including noted professionals, thought leaders, and motivational... presenters who will empower you to benefit society.Read more +Read less -

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Exciting Cities to Explore

We bring our community together in the most vibrant, engaging spaces and places across America including Washington, D.C., Chicago, and this year in Atlanta!

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CAAFP By the Numbers


Financial services and other professionals in attendance.1


Of attendees have 10+ years of experience in financial services.1


Student scholarship opportunities for HBCUs and other institutions.1

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Stories of Impact

Words of Wisdom from Our Attendees

Our CAAFP attendees often reflect on their experiences in business and life with money and how it’s impacted them personal and professionally. Take a look at some of their stories and thoughts on reclaiming Black wealth and expanding our collective impact!

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This is one of the few conferences that addresses more than business and speaks unapologetically to who we are and who we can be as a people.

CAAFP 2023 attendee

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For those who do not attend, you’ll be missing a life-altering experience. This conference provides crystal-clear examples of what you can do to reach, teach, and empower others.

CAAFP 2023 attendee

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It was awesome just being in the company of so many Black financial professionals. I came knowing no one, but left feeling like I was part of something greater.

CAAFP 2022 attendee


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Sponsor CAAFP

Your Support Powers Our Success

For those interested in supporting CAAFP through a corporate sponsorship, we offer a menu of options to choose from – including session, attendee engagement, branding, technology, and hospitality opportunities. Join us and become part of the change we’re building.

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CAAFP NextGen Program

CAAFP is proud to support the next generation of financial professionals with scholarships for students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), and other institutions.

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Help Us Expand Our Impact

Support Us With a Gift

CAAFP and the Center for Economic Empowerment and Equality rely on the generous support of people like you to continue to make a difference in the profession, our communities, and society. Consider showing your commitment to equality with a gift today.

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Lang Dixon LEAD Award

Established in 2018, The College’s Lang Dixon Leadership and Excellence in Achieving Diversity (LEAD) Award is given anually to an African American financial services professional who has significantly impacted the financial services profession.


1 Numbers based on attendance data from CAAFP 2023.