Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors to Gather in Las Vegas Sept. 8-11 for National Industry Conference and Exhibition
Tax reform, healthcare and financial services regulatory reform on the agenda
Falls Church, VA (September 4, 2012) —Insurance agents and financial advisors will gather Sept. 8-11, 2012, in Las Vegas to discuss emerging trends and issues facing the industry, including the impact tax reform and the potential perils the fiscal cliff may have on their businesses, and the role agents play in helping consumers secure long-range financial security in today’s economic environment.
The conference and exhibition will be held at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Sessions are organized under topics tailored to the different interests and needs of NAIFA members, including life insurance and annuities, multiline, health and employee benefits, financial advising and investments, and sales and marketing. On Monday, Sept. 10, the NAIFA Government Relations Team will provide a briefing on the critical legislative and regulatory challenges facing the industry, including tax reform, Dodd-Frank financial reform <> , and NAIFA’s position on the Supreme Court decision on healthcare reform.
The conference will feature a live web cast of the 2012 Recipients of the realLIFEstories Award and LIFE Leadership. Brian Ashe, CLU, president of Brian Ashe and Associates of Lisle, Ill., and an AXA Advisor, will be presented with the industry’s highest honor as the 71st recipient of the John Newton Russell Memorial Award. The conference also will host nearly 100 exhibitors that serve all facets of the industry.
- Corey Anderson is named 2012 Young Advisor Team (YAT) Leader of the Year.
- Sharon Heirerman will receive the prestigious C. Carney Smith Award in association management.
- The September 2012 issue of NAIFA’s Advisor Today profiles four outstanding advisors under 40.
Members of the working press can request press credentials by contacting Sheila Owens at email@example.com or 703-770-8112 or Mark Briscoe at firstname.lastname@example.org. All news media will be asked to show photo identification and current press credentials. Advance notice of attendance is recommended to expedite credentialing, although onsite registration will be available.
NAIFA Officers and Leaders will be available for interviews on industry issues before or during the conference. Please contact Mark Briscoe or Sheila Owens at the numbers above.
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About NAIFA: Founded in 1890 as The National Association of Life Underwriters (NALU), NAIFA is one of the nation’s oldest and largest associations representing the interests of insurance professionals from every Congressional district in the United States. NAIFA members assist consumers by focusing their practices on one or more of the following: life insurance and annuities, health insurance and employee benefits, multiline, and financial advising and investments. NAIFA’s mission is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of its members.