Valuable Knowledge

2 tracks of masterclasses: Excel and Financial Modeling

Learn from Champions!

Learn from World Champions in Financial Modeling and Excel and Microsoft MVPs!

Network

Meet the leading industry professionals

Watch the Finals

Watch the Microsoft Excel World Championship finals live at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas!

Be the Champion

Qualify through the Last-Chance Qualification Round (open to participants only) and become the Microsoft Excel World Champion!

Boost your career by mastering Excel and financial modeling in Las Vegas.
2 tracks, 25 speakers and over 30 topics covered!

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Top Excel modelers

 
 

Learn from World Champions and Excel MVPs

 
 
 
 

Educational Content in Excel and Financial Modeling

 
 
 
 

The Latest Excel Features and Financial Modelling Techniques

 
 
 

 

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The Active Cell Sale

Unlock the knowledge of champions for a reduced price!
Early Bird Tickets on sale now!

Benefits of the The Active Cell

Financial modeling taught to you by world-class experts!

Analyze key factors, assumptions, and risks to explore the future of a project/business and gain clarity in financial forecasting.

Get certified through The Active Cell masterclasses and workshops led by financial modeling world champions and Excel MVPs Oz du Soleil and Jon Acampora.

Experience the excitement of the FMWC award ceremony live at the HyperX Arena in Las Vegas on Day 3 of The Active Cell.

What is Excel Esports?

Prepare to test your Excel skills and logical thinking as you tackle challenging cases during The Active Cell. Each correct answer earns you valuable points, and the player with the highest score will be the ultimate winner!

On Day 3 of The Active Cell, all training camp participants have a thrilling opportunity for Last Chance Qualification. 

Step onto the big stage and put your Excel skills to the test. Are you ready to seize the chance and compete for the prestigious title of Microsoft Excel World Champion?

Early Bird Tickets!

Secure your place in The Active Cell now!

SPEAKERS

...the list will expand as more speakers confirm participation!

SCHEDULE

Day 1

Intermediate Excel

Intermediate Excel

  • Looking up the right data (INDEX/MATCH, etc.)
  • Summarizing data (SUMIFS and other …IFS)
  • Master other useful Excel functions (math, dates, text, etc.)
  • Pivot tables for data analysis
  • Revolutionizing Scenario Analysis with Data Tables

Intermediate Financial Modeling

Intermediate Financial Modeling

  • Financial modeling standards and best practices
  • Putting together a 3-way statement model from scratch
  • Best practices for model layout and setup
  • Valuation Functions: A Comprehensive Guide for Financial Analysts

Day 2

Advanced Excel

Track 1 - Excel

  • Unleashing the Power of Dynamic Arrays in Excel
  • Mastering Lambdas: Excel’s Game-Changing Formula Language
  • Turbocharge Your Data Analysis with Power Query
  • Unlocking Excel’s Full Potential with VBA Macros

Advanced Financial
Modeling

Advanced Financial Modeling

  • Beyond What-If Analysis: Advanced Techniques for Scenario Analysis
  • The Art of Data Visualization and Result Presentation
  • Perfecting Your Financial Models: Strategies for an Effective Model Audit

Day 3 - Conference & MEWC Finals

Excel & Financial Modeling Conference

Excel & Financial Modeling Conference

  • Panel discussion: 
  • What is the best new feature that was recently introduced in Excel? What new features can we expect in the future? 
  • How Chat GPT is changing financial modeling in Excel?
  • Formatting Like a Pro (tips and tricks on formatting)
  • Becoming the World Champion: Productivity tips and tricks – Excel shortcuts, etc.
  • Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 – Last Chance Qualification Round (Open to all The Active Cell participants)

Game Night

Game Night

  • The Microsoft Excel World Championship 2023 Finals will be live in HyperX Arena Las Vegas!
  • Eight participants of The Active Cell will join eight top Excel modelers in a battle of knowledge, skills and logical thinking.
  • Can you win it all and get crowned champion on the big stage?

Early Bird Prices available till September 30

1-Day Pass

$499
$ 399
  • Training Camp
  • Conference
  • MEWC Finals
  • Best seats in the house
  • Dinner with champions

Student
3-Day Pass

$999
$ 899
  • Training Camp
  • Conference
  • MEWC Finals
  • Best seats in the house
  • Dinner with champions

3-Day Pass

$1499
$ 1199
  • Training Camp
  • Conference
  • MEWC Finals
  • Best seats in the house
  • Dinner with champions

VIP Pass

$2499
$ 2199
  • Training Camp
  • Conference
  • MEWC Finals
  • Best seats in the house
  • Dinner with champions

Corporate Bundle

VIP Passes + Exhibition booth
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  • Training Camp
  • Conference
  • MEWC Finals
  • Best seats in the house
  • Dinner with champions

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FAQ

When and where is The Active Cell Training Camp taking place?

It takes place on December 7-9. The Finals of the Microsoft Excel World Championship will take place on December 9 in the HyperX Esports Arena at Luxor Hotel. We were considering holding the Masterclasses at Luxor Hotel but since it’s not available for these dates, we will be holding them in a venue nearby (TBA).

How do I register for the Training Camp?

To register for The Active Cell you need to buy a ticket on the FMWC Website either for three days or one (the final day). The 3-day conference ticket includes Masterclasses on Excel and Financial Modeling on December 7-8, and the Finals Day (morning and afternoon Conference + Finals of the Microsoft Excel World Championships).

What is the registration fee for the Training Camp?

The price for a 1-day ticket is $499, and a 3-day ticket is $1,499. Check on our website for any promotions and early-bird sales.

What topics and sessions will be covered at the Training Camp?

Day 1

-Key Excel features such as Summarizing data (SUMIFS and other …IFS), pivot tables for data analysis, Dynamic Arrays, Excel Tips & Tricks.

-Key Financial Modeling topics such as Financial modeling standards and best practices, putting together a 3-way statement model from scratch, best practices for model layout and setup, and more.

Day 2

-Advanced Excel topics such as, Lambdas, VBA, Power Query, and Python in Excel.

-Advanced Financial Modeling techniques, Scenario Analysis, data visualization, strategies for an effective model audit, and more.

Day 3

-Excel & Financial Modeling Conference with panels and seminars of Excel MVPs, World Champions, and industry experts, culminating with the Microsoft Excel World Championship finals.

Who are the keynote speakers and presenters at the Training Camp?

The masterclasses will be presented by either Excel & financial modeling world champions or Excel MVPs: Michael Jarman, Diarmuid Early, Jon Acampora, David Brown, Oz du Soleil, Andrew Grigolyunovich, Dan Mayoh, Jordan Goldmeier, Bob Umlas, Andrew Ngai, Ian Schnoor, and more.

Will I receive a certificate after completing the Training Camp?

Yes, everyone who attended the first two days of the Training Camp will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Can I exhibit or showcase my products/services at the Training Camp?

For any sponsorship inquiries please contact info@fmworldcup.com

Are laptops needed for Masterclasses?

Bringing in your own laptop will definitely be useful since practical Excel and Financial Modeling examples will be taught in class using real-life business cases.

How can I stay updated with any changes or announcements regarding the conference?

Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on LinkedIn for all the latest news!

Will there be food & bev included at the Training Camp and Finals of the MEWC?

Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the price. The conference provides Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks for the Training Camp (Dec 7-8), and snacks with non-alcoholic beverages for the Final day of the conference (Dec 9).

You definitely do not need to be a Finance/Excel pro. If you have basic skills and want to learn more about these respective fields, you’re welcome to attend.

When does the ticket sale end?
Where do the Finals of the Microsoft Excel World Championships take place?

Finals of the Microsoft Excel World Championships take place in HyperX Esports Arena, 3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119. More info on the venue: https://hyperxarenalasvegas.com/

How do I get from the Training Camp venue to the MEWC?
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At what time Finals of MEWC start and how long will it last?

The Finals start at 6:00 PM, Pacific Time, and are planned to last until 10:00 PM.

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