WIFS Holds National Conference & 75th Anniversary Celebration

ALBANY, NY (10/18/2011)(readMedia)-- Over 250 women representing the Insurance and Financial Services industry will meet in Portland at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on October 20th – 22nd for the annual WIFS National Conference and 75th Anniversary Celebration. WIFS is the only national organization dedicated to attracting, developing and advancing the success of women in the insurance and financial services industry.

The lineup of top keynote speakers includes:

Ann Schatz, Sports Broadcaster, Speaker, Entrepreneur – Keynote Address

Kelly Corrigan, Best Selling Author, Journalist, Speaker – Closing Keynote Address

Dr. Quincy Krosby, Chief Market Strategist, Prudential Annuities – General Session

Ronald Williams, Nationally Recognized Speaker and Trainer – General Session

Gail Hand, Corporate Speaker, Author, Sales Guru – General Session

Educational sessions covering relevant topics of: tax strategies, phone scripting, branding, succession planning, long-term care, risk mitigation and management, the economy, and social media are just some of the professional development opportunities available to attendees.

The conference includes the 75th Anniversary Gala & Awards Celebration recognizing the rich history of WIFS as well as the 2011: Woman of the Year, Rookie of the Year, ANGEL (Assistance, Nurture, Guidance, Ethics, Leadership) award winner, Chapter Achievement award winners and the members of the 2011 Leaders Recognition Society.

Who should attend:

Any woman in the insurance and financial services industry including: Agents, Managers, Independents, Registered Representatives, Advisors, CPA's and Attorneys. The conference begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday October 20th and ends at 12:30 pm on Saturday, October 22nd. For a complete schedule and details visit www.wifsnational.org/conference.

About WIFS:

WIFS is the pre-eminent professional organization for women in the financial services industry. WIFS' mission is to attract, develop and advance the careers of women in the insurance and financial services industry.

WIFS supports its members through mentoring, monthly training programs, educational resources and an annual national conference with exhibitors, presentations and world-class speakers. For more information about WIFS membership benefits and programs, visit www.wifsnational.org or contact the National Office at 866-264-9437