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Bringing investment
professionals together
for over 40 years

Building a stronger investment
community through experience
and engagement

Staying on top of the ever
changing trading and
securities environment

Welcome to Carolina Security Traders Association

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together investment professionals throughout North and South Carolina to network and enhance the growth of the investment community within our two states.

Our Mission

To promote and protect the interests of our members.

To provide a forum for networking and professional growth.

To educate and inform our members on the latest industry trends and issues.

To promote the highest business and ethical standards.

To support the efforts and initiatives of the Security Traders Association (STA).

About CSTA

  • In 1975 the North Carolina Security Traders Association was incorporated as a non-profit representing the investment community within the state.
  • In 2005 our organization expanded to include our fellow investment professionals in the state of South Carolina and we changed the name of our Association to the Carolina Security Traders Association — CSTA.
  • Today our organization is comprised of nearly 100 members, representing over 20 firms throughout the Carolinas and is an affiliate of the Security Traders Association (STA), our national organization.

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April 30 – May 2, 2020
Wild Dunes Resort
Isle of Palms, SC

Our annual 3-day conference brings together the industry’s brightest minds and biggest stars.
An exclusive event not to be missed!

Key-note speakers

Timely discussions and exchanges

Unique opportunity to network with your peers

CSTA by the Numbers


Years and going strong




Firms represented


Watching markets and trends

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Contact Information

Phone: 704-200-0803

Our Partners

The Security Traders Association (STA) is a professional trade organization that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for members, who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities. Their 6,000 members belong to one of 28 affiliate organizations, nationally and internationally, making STA the largest organization of its kind in the world.

Traders Magazine provides unparalleled editorial coverage of the institutional equities trading community on the Nasdaq and listed markets. The content informs the professional buy side and sell side trader about the evolving market structures. The magazine covers trends on market making, globalization, block trading, technology, electronic trading, inter-dealer trading, soft dollars, electronic communications networks and all technology that impacts the trading community.

The official publication of the Security Traders Association (STA), Traders Magazine includes pictorial coverage of our readers with their colleagues, clients and prospects at STA affiliate events in every issue