ACAMS 17th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference

IMPORTANT: For security purposes, upon check in at the Registration Desk you will be asked to provide a valid government-issued form of identification.

Venue and Hotel Accommodations

Aria Resort & Casino
3730 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89158

A block of rooms at the Aria has been reserved at a specially discounted group rate for this conference. The last day to reserve rooms at the discounted group rate is August 25 or until the room block is sold out. Due to high demand for rooms, we recommend that you book your room reservation as early as possible.


Reserve over the phone:
(866) 359-7757 or (702) 590-7757

Group Code: ACAMSM17

Fees and Payment Policy

The standard fee for attending the conference is outlined in the pricing section. This registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments, as well as presentation materials (available only in PDF electronic format). You may submit payment with your registration or request to be invoiced.

Payment is due within 30 days of registering. If registering within 30 days of the conference, payment is due immediately. If registering with an early bird discounted rate, or any special rates, payment must be submitted by the discount expiration date. If payment has not been received prior to the event, a credit card guarantee will be required to attend the conference.


Business casual attire is appropriate for all sessions and receptions. Hotel meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate and tend to be on the cooler side. It’s a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.

Dietary Requirements

If you have special dietary requirements, please send an email to specifying your needs at least 30 days prior to the conference. Our team will do their best to accommodate your dietary request, however, requests received within less than 30 days of the conference cannot be guaranteed.

Guest Policy

If you wish to invite a guest to the networking receptions, the cost is US$125 per reception. Please send your request to by 12:00 PM (ET) on Thursday, September 21. Payment must be submitted at the time of the request. Upon check-in at the conference, please have your guest present a valid government-issues form of identification at the Registration Desk to pick up their name badge. Requests that are submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

Name Badge Policy

It is very important to wear your name badge during the conference. Admission to all functions, including sessions and the networking events, is by badge only. If you lose your badge, there is a US$50 charge to replace it. Please pay the replacement fee at the Registration Desk to obtain a replacement badge. Conference badges are not transferable and may not be shared.

Pre-Conference Training

Upgrade your registration to enhance your learning experience and participate in the pre-conference training opportunities on Sunday, September 24:

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
FREE CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar*
Qualifies you for six (6) CAMS credits

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Workshop A: Cyber-Enabled Crime
Qualifies you for four (4) CAMS credits

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Workshop B: Trade-Based Money Laundering
Qualifies you for four (4) CAMS credits

Please note that seating capacity is extremely limited and participation must be reserved in advance. To upgrade your registration, contact your ACAMS account manager or our Service Team at +1 305.373.0020 or

*The CAMS seminar is free for conference delegates who purchase the CAMS6 certification package or are in the process of certifying and will be sitting for the CAMS6 Examination.

Session Materials

Attendees will receive a link to the online conference materials on Wednesday, September 20. Please note that materials will be available online only. If you would like hard copies to reference during the sessions, we suggest that you download and print the presentations prior to the conference. Updated conference materials will also be available online after the conference.

Use Password: VEGAS2017


Certificate of Participation

Certificates will be emailed 2 weeks after the conference (in PDF electronic format).

Continuing Education Credits



ACAMS members will automatically receive up to 25 CAMS credits for attending this event; 17 credits for the main conference, 4 credits per pre-conference workshop, and 6 CAMS credits for the exam prep seminar. Additional continuing education credits may also be available from outside organizations. Please contact your accrediting body directly for instructions on submitting an application. ACAMS is not responsible for securing non-CAMS credits on behalf of conference attendees.


ACAMS is a registered sponsor through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Florida CLE Board. The conference is accredited for up to 23 CPE credits.

Main Conference = 17 CAMS and CPE credits
CAMS Seminar = 6 CAMS and CPE credits
Workshop A = 4 CAMS credits
Workshop B = 4 CAMS credits

*ACAMS is seeking accreditation for CLE credits through the Nevada State Board.*


On-Demand Recordings

All attendees will have access to audio recordings of select sessions within 2 weeks after the conference.


Registrations and attendance at, or participation in this conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ACAMS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.

Substitution and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received up to July 28, 2017 will receive a full refund minus a US$250 administration fee. Cancellations received July 29 – August 25, 2017, will be issued a credit voucher to be used towards next year’s conference. Cancellations received on or after August 26, 2017, will not be refunded.

Substitutions of registered attendees must be submitted in writing to by 12:00 PM (ET) on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Please note that if the transfer is made from an ACAMS member to a non-ACAMS member, you will be charged the difference in cost. If you neither attend the conference nor designate a substitute prior to the event, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Requests submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

If for any reason ACAMS cancels or reschedules the conference, we do not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.

Need Assistance?

+1 305.373.0020