Women in Insurance & Financial Services Host National Conference in Baltimore

ALBANY, NY (10/13/2015)(readMedia)-- Over 400 professionals representing the Insurance and Financial Services industry will meet in Baltimore, Maryland at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor, October 28th - 30th for the 28th annual WIFS National Conference. As the preeminent professional organization for women in the financial services industry, Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) is dedicated to attracting capable women to the financial services sector, helping them develop their talents and advancing them toward their fullest potential.

This year's conference, Chart your Course, will be the largest attended conference in the organization's 79 year history. The overwhelming interest speaks to the impact that WIFS is making in the industry. Conference focuses on empowering women through dynamic educational workshops, panel discussions, networking events, and inspirational sessions to help women invest in their futures. The Exhibit Hall will host 30+ vendors with products and services aimed at elevating the businesses of those in the industry. Workshop topics include: marketing strategies, U.S. monetary policy, best practices, team building and many more.

The conference will include the 2015 Circle of Excellence Recognition Luncheon, applauding significant production levels. This year 158 members submitted qualifying documents for the Circle of Excellence with a combined total income of $47.5 million. A separate luncheon will celebrate WIFS award nominees and winners for the 2015 WIFS Woman of the Year, ANGEL award, Member of the Year and Chapter of the Year.

Featured speakers include Eileen McDonnell, Chairman, President and CEO of Penn Mutual; author and economist, Tom Hegna; Jeffrey Fuhrer, Executive Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Author, Joe Jordan; and Robert Krumroy, CEO and Founder of Identity Branding.

Who should attend: Any professional in the insurance and financial services industry including Agents, Managers, Independents, Registered Representatives, Advisors, CPA's and Attorneys. The conference begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 28 and ends 3:00pm Friday October 30. For a complete schedule and details visit www.wifsnational.org/conference.

About WIFS

More than 75 years strong, Women in Insurance & Financial Services, headquartered in Albany, NY, is the only organization in the insurance and financial services industry exclusively devoted to supporting the careers of women and helping them succeed in this business. The WIFS mission is to attract, develop, and advance the careers of women in the financial services industry.

Over 1,100 WIFS members throughout the country receive value from monthly education programs, local chapters in over 20 US markets, annual national conference, professional development, member discounts, corporate partnerships and affiliations.

For more information about WIFS and upcoming programs, visit www.wifsnational.org or contact Deborah Duffy, Executive Director at 866-264-WIFS (9437).