Conference Chair

Registration will open mid-March. An email notification will be sent to all members at that time.

You must be an APIC member in good standing to register.

Conference Hotel

The Grand America Hotel
555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: (801) 258-6000


Group Rate (paid by attendee):

Premier Room - $269.00 per night, plus 13.82% tax

Executive Suite (limited availabilty) - $309.00 per night, plus 13.82% tax


How to Book 

Members: APIC is holding a block of rooms at the Grand America (note, we have limited rooms available for Sunday 6/7). You will be asked to make your room request online when you register for the APIC Conference. Your room will be reserved for you by the APIC conference planner. DO NOT CALL THE HOTEL DIRECTLY.

Sponsors: APIC is holding a separate block of rooms for Sponsor attendees. Instructions for booking your room will be provided once your company is confirmed as a sponsor. 



If you wish to receive reimbursement for your hotel costs, you will need to submit an eReq in advance. This applies even though you are not booking the hotel through the MS travel agency.


All guest rooms at Grand America are non-smoking.

Check-In: 3:00 PM

Check-Out: 12:00 PM


Arrival Time - We suggest arriving on a flight that lands by 12:45PM on Monday, June 8th.


Airport - The Salt Lake City  International Airport (SLC) is 8 miles and about a 15-minute drive to the Grand America.


Taxis - SLC has maximum rates for ground transportation providers servicing City-bound customers. The fare limits apply to transportation from the airport to destinations within Salt Lake City boundaries and are determined by two geographical zones. The Grand America is located within the boundaries of Zone 1,  and the maximum fare is $25.00. There is a $5.00 per person charge for over 2 passengers.


Uber / Lyft - Uber and Lyft are legally operating in Salt Lake City and at the airport. Designated pick up areas are indicated by curbside signs, and are located in the middle traffic lanes outside of baggage claim in Terminals 1 and 2.


Parking - The Grand America Hotel offers both self and valet parking. Current rates are:

  • Valet - $32.00 overnight
  • Self - $20.00 overnight

Business Casual attire is appropriate for the majority of the APIC Conference. The only exception is Tuesday evening, when we encourage casual attire for all attendees.


All travel expenses related to the APIC Conference (hotel, taxi, parking, etc.) are the responsibility of the individual attendee.


If you wish to receive reimbursement for your hotel costs, you will need to submit an eReq in advance. This applies even though you are not booking the hotel through the MS travel agency.

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Schedule Of Events

This schedule is for general planning purposes only and is based on the 2019 Agenda. Please come back in February for a more accurate event schedule.


Please note the schedule is subject to change without notice.


June 8

9:00A – 12:00P Optional: Pre-Conference Session
11:00A Registration Desk Opens
12:00P – 2:00P Networking Lunch
2:00P – 5:30P Opening Keynote & Educational Sessions
5:30P – 6:30P Cocktail Reception
6:30P – 7:00P Free Time
Evening Sponsored Dinners


June 9

7:00A – 8:00A Breakfast
8:00A – 5:30P Educational Sessions
5:30P – 6:30P Cocktail Reception (Heavy Hors d'oeuvres)
6:30P – 7:15P Free Time
7:15P Depart for night out (off-site, casual dress)


June 10

7:00A – 8:00A Breakfast
8:00A – 11:00A Educational Sessions
11:00A Conference Concludes
  Boxed Lunces & Complimentary APIC Airport Shuttle Departs

The registration fees for 2019 are as follows:

Financial Advisor Members AND Team Memberships
FAs who are members or teams with a Team Membership, per attendee
Firm Management Members $995
Team Members & Support Staff
Individuals who are part of a current APIC member's team, but do not have a Team Membership
Social Function Guests
Non Morgan Stanley employees who wish to attend select functions. See information below.

The fee includes the following:

  • Attendance at all APIC educational sessions

    Attendance at all APIC meal functions as listed in the agenda

The fee does NOT include:

  • Hotel room costs
  • Travel Costs, airfare, parking, transfers, etc.

Payment – You will need to provide a credit card on the secure Conference Registration website. In addition, all attendees will be required to present a credit card upon check at the hotel for payment of the room and any incidentals.

Guests & Spouses

APIC will allow guests and spouses to attend select events during the conference for an additional fee. Please note:

  • Due to compliance reasons, guests may not attend any content sessions - this includes all breakouts and general sessions, except where noted on the conference agenda.
  • Guests will be permitted on a first-come, first-served basis. All guests are subject to approval by APIC before attendance is granted. APIC does not guarantee guest space is available if not registered in advance of the event, before the registration cut-off date.
  • Guests may not be employed by an asset management firm or service provider. Additionally, guests may not be employed by other financial institutions other than Morgan Stanley.
  • Guests must be over the age of 21.
  • APIC extends a discount to members who attend the annual conference below the actual cost of food & services provided. Guests who attend events are expected to pay for the actual costs associated with their attendance. The cost for guests in 2020 is $XXX. If you would like to register a guest, please e-mail
Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling your attendance without penalty is Monday, June 1st. After this date, the following penalties will apply:

  • GUEST ROOM AT GRAND AMERICA: One night room & tax charges. APIC will be held financially responsible for your guest room, and therefore, must pass the cancellation charges on to you
Questions / Contact

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Membership questions
  • Dues payment

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Hotel reservations
  • Other logistical information pertaining to the Conference

Email if you have questions about the following:

  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Partnerships