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Consumer Data Connect to be held May 8-10 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC! The event will kick-off with an Opening Reception on May. 8, followed by a full day session on May 9 and a half day session on May 10.

CDIA’s Consumer Data Connect is an indispensable gathering designed to unite, engage, and gain insights from legal experts, influential thought leaders, regulators, and officials from throughout the consumer data industry. This exclusive event stands as the singular stage connecting every facet of the consumer reporting ecosystem.

CDIA’s Consumer Data Connect is THE singular stage that unites every facet of the consumer reporting ecosystem.


Registration fee includes all conference materials, breakfast, lunch and AM & PM refreshments, and networking opportunities.

  • Early Bird Registration @ $895 per person (through April. 5, 2024)
  • Regular Registration @ $1045 per person
  • Government Rate: @ $695 per person
  • Group Discounts @ $775 per person, when you register 3 or more. Please contact to get registered,
  • Site License @ $595 per person, when you register 7 or more. Please contact to get registered.


The 2024 agenda includes:

  • the most current and pressing topics, including regulation & enforcement, privacy FCRA developments, Metro 2® reporting and e-Oscar® dispute handling, state and federal policy updates, and more!
  • legal experts, influential thought leaders, regulators, and officials from the consumer reporting industry.
  • multiple networking opportunities to connect and engage with your peers

Get to Know our 2024 agenda.



Each attendee is responsible for obtaining their hotel accommodations:

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H Street NW Washington, D.C. 2001

As a courtesy, a limited number of rooms are being held at the group rate of $309.99 plus tax* on a first come first served basis.  It is recommended that you reserve your room as soon as possible to ensure you can stay on property. If you wish to extend your stay this rate can be applied for up to two days after the actual conference dates and must be included at time of initial room reservation.  It is recommended that you contact the hotel at least 30 days prior to your arrival date. The block closes April 17, 2024, and the hotel might not be able to offer the group rate after this date.

To make your room reservation, please:

  • click here to utilize the online reservation portal.


  • call the Grand Hyatt Washington at 1-800-591-1234 and give them the rate code CDI4


“This is by far my favorite conference EVERY YEAR!”

“All of the panels were excellent, informative, and very relevant.”

“I enjoyed the wide range of topics from Disputes to Privacy to Metro 2®, to litigation.  The conference touched on a wide variety of topics that are of immediate concern to our businesses.”

“The content was excellent and cut across key areas for our industry. The speakers were engaging and overall the sessions ran smoothly.”

“I met people that do a similar role that I do so I really appreciate the opportunity to get to know them.  I find a lot of value in conversing with folks that understand and sincerely want to make credit reporting more accurate for all.”


Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to Continuing Educations credits, including Continuing Legal Education credits at Consumer Data Connect. More information will be made available in the coming weeks.


Any person working in the credit reporting ecosystem will benefit from this program (See Program Access Policy). Examples include company executives, operations officers, financial professionals, corporate counsel, general counsel, compliance & risk officers, government relations professionals, policy directors, and data quality assurance professionals.  Conference attendees come from a variety of industries working in the consumer reporting industry including:

  • Nationwide, regional and specialized credit bureaus
  • Big Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Automotive Lending and Lease
  • Credit Unions
  • Student Loans
  • Mortgage
  • Background Screeners
  • Utility Companies
  • Third Party Collection Agency
  • Software Vendors
  • Retail
  • Debt Buyers and more!


Interested in Sponsoring this year’s conference?  To discuss our current opportunities, please contact



Registration cancellations received prior to the 30-day period leading up to a conference will be refunded less an administrative fee of $195. Registration cancellations received within the 30-day period prior to the conference will not be eligible to receive a refund. If the conference is cancelled, CDIA will refund all money deposited, but is not responsible for additional expenses, such as travel/hotel costs.


The Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) may, at its discretion, waive the course fee for any attorney, member or non-member, who wishes to attend an Association CLE program, but for whom the cost would be a financial hardship.

Requests for tuition waiver will not be accepted at the door. Requests for tuition waiver, along with an explanation of hardship, must be received in writing at least 10 days prior to the program via email at

The payment of any state’s CLE Credit Fees will remain the responsibility of the attorney.


Please note: If you are a first-time user of the CDIA website you will need to set up an account first before registering for the Law & Industry Conference. This process is free and takes less than two minutes. If you have a CDIA Online Account but do not remember your login credentials, you can use the password recovery feature to retrieve this information by clicking here.

You must be logged in to your CDIA account first, before completing the registration process.

Each attendee must register individually or contact for group rates.
Please ensure your email address is used for the registration in order to receive all follow-up information.
Payment by credit card is due at time of registration (if you need to be invoiced, please contact