Women in Insurance & Financial Services: Meet-WIFS in St. Louis! October 17 - 19

ALBANY, NY (09/27/2013)(readMedia)-- Over 300 women representing the Insurance and Financial Services industry will meet in St. Louis at the Union Station Hotel, October 17-19 for the 26th annual WIFS National Conference. WIFS is the only national organization dedicated to attracting, developing and advancing the success of women in the insurance and financial services industry.

This year's conference, "Show-Me How: Meet-WIFS in St. Louis", will focus on empowering women through dynamic educational workshops, networking events, and motivational sessions. Nationally renowned speakers will inspire attendees to develop professionally. This year's speakers include: Lauren Manning, industry executive and 9/11 survivor; Carmen Westbrook, image consultant; Jennifer Brase, agent-turned executive; Mark Levin, business organization expert; Wendy Ellin, productivity trainer and Maribeth Kuzmeski, marketing consultant.

Qualifiers for the 2013 Circle of Excellence will be recognized during Friday's Luncheon and Awards Dinner. This prestigious group recognizes individual members for 2012 income achievement. The qualifier with the highest income will receive the WIFS Infinity Award. The 2013 WIFS Woman of the Year, Chapter of the Year, Member of the Year and ANGEL award winners will also be announced during Friday's dinner ceremony.

Who should attend? Any professional in the insurance and financial services industry including Agents, Managers, Independents, Registered Representatives, Advisors, CPA's and Attorneys. For a complete schedule and details visit www.wifsnational.org/conference.

About WIFS:

For over 75 years, Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) has served as the preeminent professional organization for women in the industry. Over 1,000 members and 24 local chapters are active nationally. WIFS is dedicated to attracting accomplished women to the financial services sector, developing their talents and advancing them toward success. Benefits include educational webinars, mentorship programming, coaching services, enewsletters, peer connection and more. For more information about WIFS, visit www.wifsnational.org or contact Deborah Duffy, Executive Director at 866.264.9437