ACAMS Las Vegas Conference

September 27 - September 29, 2021
ARIA Resort & Casino + Virtual
15 ACAMS Credits

    Together we rise and conquer!

    Such turmoil. Since early last year, AML professionals faced back-to-back global crises — from domestic disorders, to the COVID-19 pandemic, sophisticated cybercrime and fraud schemes, to passage of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020.

    Meanwhile, dynamic yet disruptive developments in Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) FinTech and virtual assets approached warp speed! All of which makes the ACAMS 20th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference, Las Vegas, a must attend for our community.

    ACAMS Las Vegas 2021 draws attendees, and speakers from the private and public sectors — spanning financial institutions, regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies. Joining them are leaders from the front-lines of tech innovation that are informing and reshaping AML.

    As the world’s largest gathering of financial crime fighters, ACAMS Las Vegas offers an unrivaled opportunity to network; further your knowledge and skills; boost career opportunities, and to stay ahead of financial crime threats.

    Registration is now open – see you there!

    Las Vegas by the numbers


    expert speakers

    90 days

    of on-demand recordings

    Up to 21

    ACAMS Credits*

    * ACAMS members automatically receive up to 21 ACAMS credits for attending this event; 15 credits for the main conference, 3 credits (up to 6) for each pre-conference workshop, or 6 credits for the CAMS or CGSS Live Preparation Seminar. The pre-conference training day is only applicable to the in-person event.

    Session Highlights

    Artificial Intelligence: AML Gets Smart
    20/20 Vision: Analyzing the AML Act of 2020
    Recovering from Covid? How the Pandemic Changed AML
    Generation Next: FinTech Faces the Future

    Vegas Your Way

    In 2021 things are still a little different which is why this year we are bringing you a hybrid event —  Vegas your way. 

    You can choose to enjoy Vegas from the comfort of your home (or wherever takes your fancy) or take your place at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The choice is yours. 

    So, how are you attending Vegas?


    Onsite Experience
    • Experience the buzz of Vegas. Real time networking with industry thought leaders and peers

    • Exclusive event. There are a limited number of seats available on a first come, first served basis

    • Front row seat to all of the action

    • Add-on the pre-conference training day

    • Exclusive access to the Knowledge Sessions and Connections Corners – these are not recorded

    • Watch any missed sessions on-demand online until December 26, 2021

    Virtual Experience
    • Remote networking with industry thought leaders and peers

    • Lower cost

    • Attend from anywhere in the world 

    • Watch at your own pace - live or on-demand

    • Sessions available on-demand until December 26, 2021

    • The Vegas experience comes to you - an interactive online conference

    Conference Pricing

    Prices are subject to local taxes

    In-Person Experience

    ACAMS 20th Annual Conference - Las Vegas Package
    Special Pricing

    Did you know there are discounts for booking early, Enterprise Members, groups of 2 or more and for public sector employees?

    Please contact us at for details.


    Virtual Experience

    ACAMS 20th Annual Conference - Virtual Las Vegas
    Special Pricing

    Did you know there are discounts for booking early, Enterprise Members, groups of 2 or more and for public sector employees?

    Please contact us at for details.

    Pricing Schedule

    In-Person Experience

    Register by June 30, 2021 to save US$300

    Private Sector Member
    From US$2195
    To US$1895
    US$2095 for non-members

    Virtual Experience

    Register by June 30, 2021 to save US$300

    Private Sector Member
    From US$1195
    To US$895
    US$1095 for non-members


    Available for the in-person experience only – prices apply to both members and non-members.

    Private sector 
    1 workshop - US$350
    2 workshops – US$550

    Public sector
    1 workshop - US$250
    2 workshops – US$350

    These can be added when you purchase the in-person experience.

    Pre-conference training day (Onsite only)

    Maximise your Vegas in-person experience by adding on the in-person training day, taking place on September 26, 2021. 

    You can choose up to two workshops or attend either the CAMS or CGSS Live-preparations. 

    To register for a live-preparation seminar please contact


    Morning session
    Workshop A:  SAR Case Study: From Suspicion to Conviction


    Choose from one afternoon session
    Workshop B:  Law Enforcement: Public Private Partnerships, or
    Workshop C:  Preparing AML, Fraud and IT for the Revolution in Regulation 


    CGSS  Examination Preparation Seminar

    Earn your Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) credential, which will equip you with a global credential that represents a serious commitment to compliance with sanctions regulations. To be eligible for the CGSS Exam you must have 40 qualifying credits based on education, other professional certi¬fication, and/or professional experience in the sanctions or financial crime compliance field.

    CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar

    Led by CAMS-certified instructors, the CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar reviews critical information in an easy-to-follow format that prepares you to sit for the CAMS Examination. Benefit from this interactive study session as AML experts walk you through core content areas and practice questions. 

    Hotel & Accommodation

    A block of rooms at the Aria Resort and Hotel have been reserved at a special rate for this conference. Rooms will be available at the group rate until August 25, 2021 or until the room block is sold out. Due to the high demand for rooms, we recommend that you book your room reservation as early as possible.


    ARIA Resort & Casino 
    3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158


    The Aria Resort & Casino Guest Room Cancellation can be found on their website.

    Sponsors and Exhibitors


    Diamond Sponsors

    Platinum Sponsor

    Gold Level Sponsor

    Knowledge Session Sponsor

    AML Innovation Session Sponsor

    Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

    Sponsor or exhibit at the ACAMS AML Conference and gain access to C-level executives and key decision makers from across the globe.

    • Expand your contact database for future business opportunities
    • Maintain and build customer relationships to improve profitability
    • Showcase products and services and receive immediate feedback
    • Increase brand awareness and influence purchasing behavior over your competition


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