2017 SPARK Forum - The Breakers - Palm Beach, FL

Save the Date: November 5-7, 2017

Join us at the SPARK Forum, the retirement services industry's leading event for the nation's top marketing, sales, administration and record keeping professionals. Attendees include representatives from national banks, insurance companies, mutual fund complexes, investment firms, third party administrators, benefit consulting organizations and financial advisory firms. We have a comprehensive agenda designed to meet the needs of not only 401(k) Plan Providers, but also Financial Advisors and Third Party Administrators who serve our industry.

The conference tees off with a golf tournament on Sunday, November 5. We have an 8 AM check-in for warmup on the putting green and driving range. Coffee and danish provided. Scramble, shot gun start begins at 9 AM. Sunday evening festivities begin at 6 PM with a cocktail reception in the Services Exhibition area where the industry's leading vendors will showcase the latest products and services.

On Monday, breakfast begins at 7 AM in the Services Exhibition, with opening remarks and the first conference session starting at 8 AM. Sessions continue throughout the day, ending at 5 PM. A cocktail reception with exhibitors beginning at 5:00 to 7 PM wraps up the day's activities. Tuesday gets underway with breakfast in the Services Exhibition at 7 AM, followed by opening remarks and sessions beginning at 8 AM. The conference concludes at 1 PM.

Topic Highlights.

Washington regulatory update

Plan sponsor roundtable discussion

Social security strategies when retirement planning

Washington legislative insiders

Advisory and consultant practice focused panel discussions

Retirement market data and trends

Robotics in retirement recordkeeping

Driving participant readiness for better retirement outcomes

Participant experiences research findings

Evaluating recordkeeping platforms

Data security track

Detailed Agenda Coming Soon

For more information about sponsorship and speaking opportunities, contact Marlene Jung at 860-658-5058 or marlene@sparkinstitute.org.

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