CTAO Conference


2017 CTAO Fall Conference
November 14 - 16

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Sponsor/Vendor Opportunities

Registration Options:

Treasurer Full Conference - $195 (Includes all meals)
Vendor Full Conference - $195 (Includes all meals)
Vendor Registration & Display Table - $695 (Includes all meals)
Vendor Display Table Only - $500 (No meals included)
Tuesday Only - $75 (Includes lunch)
Tuesday Lunch Only - $25
Tuesday Reception Only - $25
Wednesday Only - $120 (includes all meals)
Wednesday Lunch Only - $25
Wednesday Evening Only - $25
Spouse/Guest Registration - $115 (Includes all meals)

Hotel Information - Reservation deadline is Oct. 16

Columbus Marriott Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, Ohio 43017
(614) 791-1000

Join us at the newly renovated Columbus Marriott Northwest for education and networking with county treasurers from across the state. 

Hotel Reservations
Make your reservation by calling 1-888-801-7133 OR make your reservation online: http://bit.ly/CTAO_Marriott. Be sure to mention County Treasurers Association of Ohio or CTAO to get the $154.00 negotiated rate.


Marriott Renovation Photos

Tentative* Conference Agenda

*Pending credit approval from Treasurer of State & Auditor of State

Tuesday, November 14

10:00 am   Registration Opens

11:30 am   Lunch

12:30 pm   Hot Topics in Investments, Presented by Jason Click, Meeder Investments

1:30 - 2:30 pm   The Fed, the Bond Market – What Is In Place? Presented by Mike Fink, Raymond James

2:30 – 3:30pm   A View from the Statehouse, with Senator Steve Wilson & Representative Scott Ryan
Join us for this panel discussion to better understand why county officials need to stay engaged in the legislative process.

3:30 – 4:30pm   CTAO Business Meeting
The CTAO will conduct the annual business of the association and vote for the proposed by-law changes.

6:00 pm   President's Reception in the 'Shoe
Don your scarlet and gray and join fellow treasurers and colleagues for a special evening of food, drinks and fellowship at Ohio Stadium, home of The Ohio State University football team. We'll take a charter bus to Ohio Stadium for a private tour of the Horseshoe and a reception in the Recruit Room.

Wednesday, November 15

6:30 am   Registration and Breakfast

8:15 am   Opening Remarks - Bob Hille, CTAO President

8:30 - 10:30 am   Electronics Records Preservation, Presented by Pari Swift, University Records Manager, The Ohio State University

10:30 am   Break

10:45 - 11:45 am  Tax Service Basics, Presented by Martita Corley, Wells Fargo

11:45 am   Lunch and Education
Crisis Communication, Presented by Stephanie York, Hennes Communication

1:15 - 2:15 pm  Investing in Today's Markets, Presented by Ryan Nelson, RedTree Investments

2:15 - 3:15 pm  Education Sessions - (Choose One)
Session 1: Basics of Land Banks,
Presented by Robin Thomas
Session 2: Advanced Land Bank Issues,
Presented by Jim Rokakis

3:15 pm   Break

3:30 - 5:00 pm  Education Sessions - (Choose One), Presented by Dennis Yacobozzi & Colleagues, United American Capital Corp.
Session 3: Fundamentals/basics of Investment Management
Session 4: An Advanced Overview of the Investment Management Process

5:30 - 7:00 pm  Vendor/Member Mingle
Come mingle with our vendor sponsors and engage in a fun game of Bingo. Every member who visits six vendors and has their card stamped will be eligible for a chance to win one of 10 $50.00 Amazon gift cards. Appetizers and drinks will be served.

7:00 pm  - 8:00 pm  Recognition Ceremony
We'll celebrate and honor Tom Steenrod & Scott Steenrod for their service to the CTAO as well as our retiring county treasurers. We'll also swear in the incoming 2018 Officers.


Thursday, November 16

6:30 am   Breakfast

8:15 am   Opening Remarks - Bob Hille, CTAO President

8:30 - 9:30 am  Legislative Update, Presented by Dan Talarek and Kevin Futryk

9:30 am   Break

9:45 - 10:45 am  Roundtable Discussions
Join fellow treasurers around the table for discussions with others in your population size.

10:45 - 11:15 am  District Meetings

11:15-12:15 pm  Report from Roundtable Discussions

12:15 pm  Final Comments & Adjourn