August 2, 2016

Contact: Lorenz Capalad

(732) 868-0000 x118


SOMERSET, NJ – CFO Studio is excited to announce that nominations opened today for the 2017 CFO Innovation Awards!   Over a dozen different awards will be offered to actively employed CFOs from across North and Central America.  Get nominated now!   Over 100 CFO nominations are expected, and the process is easy.

Finalists will be chosen by an independent panel of CFO judges, and will be announced in CFO Studio magazine in 2017.  Award Winners will be announced on stage at the 2017 CFO Innovation Conference and Awards Ceremony.  Hundreds of executives have attended in the past and are expected to attend again.

The CFO Innovation Awards will recognize top finance professionals in the categories of Innovation, Leadership, Success and Industry Transformation.  Awards also will be given in the categories of “CFO as COO” and “CFO to CEO Evolution.”  Nominations will be qualified by the CFO Innovation Awards Audit Partner, with Finalists and Award Recipients being selected by an independent panel of judges.  The CFO Innovation Awards will be an exciting event that will take place at the conclusion of the CFO Innovation Conference.


What to Expect at the CFO Innovation Conference

The CFO Innovation Conference will celebrate the innovation and leadership ingrained in the role of CFO, and will address the CFO’s on-going evolution in public, private, private equity, and not-for-profit enterprise. Prominent executives and well- known subject matter experts across multiple industries will offer insights, experiences, and new ideas, in a combination of general sessions, panel discussions, presentations, and intimate conversations.


What Not to Expect at the CFO Innovation Conference

It will not be the place where CFOs will go to hear about SEC reporting, GAAP to IFRS conversion, lease accounting rules, and other technical information.


The Day’s Details

The CFO Innovation Conference will kick off with breakfast at 7:00 am, will include panels discussions and presentations from thought-leaders and subject matter experts from exciting companies, and will culminate with the CFO Innovation Awards Ceremony and Dinner at 6:30 pm followed by an After Party Celebrations, with music by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.  Finance executives will gain unique insights, engage in great conversations, network and have fun.

About the CFO Innovation Awards

The CFO Innovation Awards celebrate highly accomplished CFOs who contribute to their organizations’ economic growth, stability, and success.  Nominations are evaluated by CFO Studio’s audit partner, with finalists and award recipients selected by an independent panel of judges.  At the CFO Innovation Awards Ceremony, held annually before hundreds of executives and hosted by CFO Studio, CFOs receive Awards in over 12 specific CFO-focused categories with finalists acknowledged for their achievements, as well.

About CFO Studio

CFO Studio deploys the best of new and traditional media to promote finance executives as business and strategy thought leaders. CFO Studio magazine, published quarterly by CFO Studio and underwritten by great promotional partners, features business profiles and strategic advice for CFOs. Andrew Zezas is the host of CFO Studio and the Publisher of CFO Studio magazine.

Visit to watch interviews with high profile CFOs, and to register for Executive Dinner events in New Jersey, Manhattan, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, Connecticut, and elsewhere, and for the CFO Breakfast Learning Series.  All CFO Studio events are available to CFOs at no cost. To read stories that have appeared in CFO Studio magazine, or for subscriptions and advertising opportunities, visit

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