About Southern Financial Exchange (SFE)

Southern Financial Exchange is a regional non-profit payments association headquartered in New Orleans, LA. For 40 years, SFE has provided industry leadership, payment systems education, compliance support, consulting and risk management services. Our members are financial institutions and businesses primarily in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Our mission is to provide leadership, education, and innovative, cost effective products and services for the mutual benefit of our members and their customers. Southern Financial Exchange, through its Direct Membership in NACHA, is a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications and support.

Conference - Additional information

You will learn the latest information on payments strategies, operations, and technology solutions, and risk and compliance issues related to ACH, Card, Check Mobile, RDC, Wire and Emerging Payments, and more! Knock it out of the park at your institutions with the knowledge you gain! Don't miss this exciting opportunity to get the most up-to-date and relevant content from the most dynamic speakers in the payments industry. You'll also have opportunities to interact with and learn from other payments professionals and solutions providers.

Who Should Attend

Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operations Officers, Controllers and Comptrollers, Senior Payments Executives, Operations, Compliance Officers, Auditors, Treasury Management Sales, Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs), National Check Professionals (NCPs), Certified Treasury Professionals (CTPs), Consultants, Analysts, Treasurers, individuals from corporate and government sectors with responsibilities in:

  • Payments of all Types
  • Treasury/Cash Management, Product Management, Business Development, Internet/Electronic/Mobile Banking
  • Operations, Product Services, Deposit Services, Compliance/Audit, Fraud Prevention, Check & Image Services

2017 Registration Information


April 14th


April 14th and ON-SITE

Every 3rd Registrant from Your Organization
(Must Register!) 

FIs, Affiliate Members & Corporations With Referral
Conference Only




Corporations Without Referral
Conference Only




Pre-Conference Workshops - Optional
Registrants May Choose ONE Option (See below)

Add $105

Add $105

Add $105

Fees are per person. You may register online and pay via ACH or check. Registrations will not be considered “confirmed” until payment is received.

Pre-Conference Workshops



Continuing Education Credits

CPE CREDITS: AAP and NCP Credits to be announced. Check back often. Sessions may also be eligible for other industry certification renewal credits. Check with your certifying organization for eligibility requirements.


Requests for refunds will be accepted if received, in writing, by April 14, 2017. A cancellation fee of $35 per attendee will be charged. For cancellations received after April 14th, no refunds can be issued. Substitutions are accepted in writing at any time. Failure to attend will not serve as a cancellation request. The fees for workshops, conferences, materials or services paid to Southern Financial Exchange (SFE), a non-profit corporation, may be deductible for members’ federal income tax purposes as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Please consult your tax advisor for individual assistance in specific member situations.

Dress Code

Business casual is suggested for all events. We suggest you bring a sweater or jacket for your comfort.

Special Needs

If you require special accommodations to participate in this conference, please send an email by April 14th to tricia@sfe.org.

Green Initiative

In an effort to reduce waste and decrease the use of paper products at the meeting, there will be no paper copies of session handouts at the event. One week prior to the conference you will be provided a web link to the handouts available at that time. Please take a minute to review the handouts and print any you would like to review. Notepaper will be provided at the event for taking notes. The handouts will be available electronically for six months after the conference.

Airport Information

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
14035 - L Airport Road
Gulfport, MS 39503

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) is served by the following airlines:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • United

Airport to Hotel Driving Directions

Directions from Gulfport / Biloxi Airport to Beau Rivage: Traveling I-10

  • When leaving the airport property, turn left onto Airport Boulevard
  • Proceed to traffic signal and turn right. (highway 49)
  • Travel approximately 3/4 mile to Interstate and go East on I-10
  • Take Exit 46-A (I-110 Loop)
  • Stay on I-110 Loop to the Ocean Springs exit ramp
  • Ocean Springs Exit will put you on Highway 90 East
  • Beau Rivage is the first hotel-casino on the right on Highway 90
  • Approximate travel time from the Airport is 15 - 20 minutes

Directions from Gulfport / Biloxi Airport to Beau Rivage: Traveling Highway 90 (Scenic)

  • When leaving the Airport property, turn left on Airport Boulevard
  • Proceed to traffic signal and turn left. (Highway 49)
  • Stay on Highway 49 until it intersects with Highway 90
  • Travel East on Highway 90 into Biloxi, passing the Biloxi Lighthouse
  • Approximately 1/4 mile past the Lighthouse, Beau Rivage is located on the right
  • Approximate travel time from the Airport is 25 - 30 minutes