InvestEd 2008 Investing Conference to be Presented in Charlotte, NC
April 2, 2008 -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (April 2, 2008)
InvestEd Investment Conference
To Be Presented in Charlotte, North Carolina
Educational Event Focuses on Teaching Long-term Investing Strategies
to Individual Investors and Investment Clubs
Charlotte, CA -- InvestEd, the premier national event for investor education, is coming to the East Coast!
On August 8 to 10, hundreds of individual investors and investment club members from around the country will descend upon the Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel for a weekend celebration of stock analysis, including methodology seminars, corporate presentations, and software instruction.
New Year, New Name, Same Well-loved Community
For 17 years, a phenomenal group of non-profit volunteers brought high quality and good value investment education to long-term fundamental investors via an annual national conference called CompuFest. This same group of volunteers has continued the educational legacy with InvestEd, which will again provide an innovative investing curriculum for investors of every skill level.
Classes for Every Investor
Attendees have the chance to participate in over 60 educational workshops taught by investing authors, software developers, and professional financial analysts. Conference topics include beginning investor stock analysis techniques, investment club accounting and operations, advanced financial statement analysis, and tools for savvy online and computerized investors. Here is a just a small sampling of the InvestEd schedule:
- Analyzing an Annual Report Made Easy
- There is a Time to Sell
- Small Company Discovery
- Introducing StockCentral.com
- A Psychological Look at Portfolios
- Common Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make
A full list of classes and a daily schedule is available at:
The roster of presenters and instructors boasts renowned investing educators from across the nation. Each has years of experience in the fundamental investing world, both as teachers and methodology gurus:
- Mark Robertson -- CEO of Manifest Investing
- Phil Keating -- Keating Asset Management
- Douglas Gerlach -- author of "Investment Clubs for Dummies" and president of ICLUBcentral Inc.
A full list of instructors (including biographies) is available at:
InvestEd has attracted prominent national companies and organizations as sponsors and corporate presenters. Investor Relations representatives from Procter & Gamble, General Electric, CVS Caremark Corporation, General Electric, Moog Inc., Enerplus Resources Fund, Swift Energy, and SAP (among others) will be on hand to meet attendees.
Unique to this event, InvestEd welcomes a wide array of investing software developers and their creative products: Manifest Investing, Churr Software (Mac and Windows), ICLUBcentral, Stockfundas, Quant IX Software, and many others.
Attendees will have the chance to directly interact with the developers themselves and receive hands-on instruction and troubleshooting in the Computer Lab.
After Hours Cyber Cafe
After the day's events, attendees can relax and socialize with each other (and the instructors) in the ever-popular Cyber Cafe. An informal gathering with free wireless access (and refreshments), the Cyber Cafe is always one of the most popular events at InvestEd.
For those who are just beginning to learn about investing, InvestEd offers the special Newbie Program. Registrants for the Newbie Program will follow a set track of classroom workshops specifically designed to provide the crucial knowledge and methodology necessary to begin investing successfully.
All meals for the two-day event, as well as all classes, are included at one price: $399. StockCentral members are eligible for a $10 discount. Space is limited!
Download a registration form for fax/mail submission:
Online registration is also available:
More information about InvestEd 2008 can be found at the official site: