Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for the conference?

Registration must be completed through the website. Click here to register. 


What does it cost to attend the conference?   

The cost to attend the conference is $500. The registration fee includes all educational sessions, networking and planned food and beverage events. Speakers and Sponsors receive complimentary registrations.* (Sponsors receive a pre-determined number of complimentary registrations based on their sponsorship level. Please check with your company contact.)  


What does my registration fee cover? 

The conference registration fee covers all educational sessions and planned food and beverage events.


What is the cancellation policy? 

If you are unable to attend the event, please send cancellations in writing to

  • Cancellations received prior to December 11th will receive a refund minus a $50.00 administrative fee.

  • Cancellations received on December 11th and prior to January 8th will receive a refund minus a

     $100 administrative fee.

  • No refunds will be given starting January 8th.


How do I substitute someone? 

If you need to substitute someone, please email with the name of the person being substituted along with the new person's full contact information. (name, title, email and phone)      


What costs am I responsible for? 

All conference participants are responsible for the following costs:

  • Travel to and from Pittsburgh and the Westin Pittsburgh Hotel 

  • Lodging 

  • Parking if applicable

  • All meals outside of the conference planned food and beverage events


What is the conference dress?

  • The conference dress is business casual.

  • The average temperature in January is 35 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • For current weather conditions click here.  


What are the closest airport options? 

The Pittsburgh Airport (PIT) is located 21.4 miles West from the hotel.


How do I make my hotel reservation? 

Crane Data has negotiated a discounted hotel Standard Single/Double room rate of $119 plus tax, currently 14%. The contracted rate is good until either the room block sells out or until December 22, 2020. Availability and rate cannot be guaranteed once the room block is sold out or after this date.


Reservations can be made online or by phone.


  • Click here to make a reservation online

  • You may call the hotel directly at 888-236-2427. Please identify yourself as attending the Crane's Money Fund University to secure the discounted hotel rate.   


Can I extend my hotel stay? 

A limited number of pre and post stays are available. 


General Questions 

  • For program/agenda/sponsorship questions, contact Peter Crane at or 508-439-4419

  • For registration, hotel and general questions, contact Devon Binder at Red Door Alliances, LLC at or at 303-946-2522.