ALBANY, NY (09/13/2019) (readMedia)-- More than 400 professionals representing the insurance and financial services profession will meet in Louisville, Kentucky at the Galt House Hotel from October 14 - 16 for the 32nd annual WIFS National Conference. As the largest professional association for women in the financial services profession, 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, Own Your Destiny, will celebrate the impact that WIFS is making in the profession. Conference focuses on empowering women through dynamic educational sessions, networking events and inspirational presentations that support women investing in their futures. The Exhibit Hall will host 50 vendors with products and services aimed at elevating the businesses of those in the industry. Professional development sessions include succession planning, attracting the next generation of female talent to financial services, long-term care planning, leadership development, recruiting and retaining millennials and many more.
The conference will include a celebration of 2019 Circle of Excellence qualifiers, the WIFS Woman of the Year and the Chapter of the Year at the Accolades and Awards Luncheon. This year, 128 members submitted qualifying documents for Circle of Excellence, a voluntary member recognition program, for a combined total income of $43 million.
Featured speakers include Ande Frazier CFP®, CLU, ChFC, RICP, BFA™, LUTCF, CLTC, CEO and Head of Vision and Brand at myWorth LLC; Dr. Quincy Krosby, Chief Market Strategist at Prudential Financial, Inc.; Kari Mirabal, Keynote and TEDx Speaker at Naked Networking; Dr. Verna Cornelia Price, CEO at The Power of People Consulting Group, LLC™; and Denise Ryan, MBA, CSP, Owner of Firestar Speaking.
Who should attend: Any professional in the insurance and financial services profession including agents, leaders, independents, registered representatives, advisors, CPA's and attorneys. The conference begins at 12:30pm on Monday, October 14 and ends at 12:30pm Wednesday, October 16. For a complete schedule and details, visit www.wifsnational.org/conference. WIFS appreciates the support of Principal Financial as the Platinum sponsor.
More than 80 years strong, Women in Insurance & Financial Services, headquartered in Albany, NY, is an association of financial services professionals working together to attract, develop and advance women. They champion career opportunities, provide professional development and represent women's interests to the profession. Membership is composed of industry leaders, client facing and allied professionals who benefit from National and local chapter services. Their vision is to be the global change leader inspiring women to achieve their dreams.
WIFS members receive value from monthly education programs, local chapters across the country, an annual national conference, professional development and corporate partnerships.
For more information about WIFS and upcoming programs, visit WIFSnational.org or contact Kelly Cartwright, deputy executive director, at 866-264-9437.