SPARK National Conference

Join us at the SPARK National Conference, 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.


Session topics:

  • Back office robotics
  • Congressional insiders panel
  • Advisor panel
  • Economic update
  • Legislative & regulatory update
  • Missing participant strategies
  • Policy maker presentation
  • Consultant's panel
  • Exploring the saver's credit
  • Creating revenue & plan fiduciary wellness through IRA platforms
  • Global DC environment
  • Human capital strategies
  • Cyber security trends
  • Battling fraud

Schedule of events:

Our 2018 conference gets underway Thursday, June 14 with breakfast at 7:00 AM in the exhibition area, followed by opening remarks at 8:00 AM. Sessions continue throughout the day and wrap up with a cocktail reception with exhibitors from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Day 2 begins with breakfast in the exhibition area at 7:15 AM, followed by opening remarks and sessions beginning at 8:15 AM. The conference ends at 1:00 PM.


For more information about sponsorship or exhibiting, contact Marlene Jung at 860-658-5058 or

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