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2020 LIMRA Annual Conference

10/25/2020 - 10/27/2020
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL
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Overview

Who Attends

The LIMRA Annual Conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior executives representing diverse sectors of the financial services industry. Our members and partners come together for strategic industry insights and high-level networking — a must-attend for executives.

Highlights

As the industry’s premier event, The Annual Conference offers an unparalleled forum where top leaders and executives gather to discuss the latest issues and trends facing the financial services industry today. Experience a program designed to provide actionable ideas and strategies to enhance your marketing and distribution efforts.

Registration

Early Registration Fees:
Member: $1,420
LOMA Member (but not LIMRA): $2,130
Non-member: $2,840

Standard Registration Fees (After September 18, 2020):
Member: $1,720
LOMA Member (but not LIMRA): $2,580
Non-member $3,440

LIMRA requires prepayment of registration fees prior to all conferences and meetings. Payments made to LIMRA must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a bank in the United States.

Group Discount:
Email customer.service@limra.com to inquire about the group discount of $150 per person for 5 or more registrants from the same company.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing. Notify customer.service@limra.com. Cancellations received before October 2, 2020 will be refunded, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations received from October 2, 2020 to October 16, 2020 will be refunded, less a $400 processing and administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after October 16, 2020.

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Hotel/Venue

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL, USA, 60611

Hotel Reservations

Reservation Phone Number: 1.312.836.0100 (Mention LIMRA Annual Conference)

Make your reservations by October 7, 2020 to receive the group rate of $314 single/double (plus applicable sales taxes). Requests after October 7, 2020 will be accepted based on space availability. Please note that hotel rates will go up after October 7, 2020 or when the meeting room block sells out, whichever comes first. Make your reservations early to be able to take advantage of our discounted rate.

If you receive any unsolicited or suspicious email or phone call about a hotel booking in conjunction with this meeting, our advice is not to click on it, but delete the email immediately. In the case of a phone call, never give out your credit card information. Our designated conference hotels will never call you unless you contact them first.

Speakers

James Mattis
Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)

James Mattis

Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)

A dedicated patriot, intellectual, and strategist, former Secretary of Defense and retired Marine General James Mattis exemplifies principled leadership in times of turbulence. Renowned for his diligent study of war, and his dogged efforts on the battlefield, he is described as a principled commander who isn't afraid to tell it like it is. General Mattis served as the 26th Secretary of Defense of the United States for nearly two years before resigning with distinction. A lifelong Marine, he capped off his military career as head of the U.S. Central Command, where he was in charge of all American forces serving in the Middle East and oversaw operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as parts of Syria, Iran, and Yemen. General Mattis offers insightful lessons in leadership, urging leaders to demand and model excellence, with a deep focus on the art of empowering individuals.
Andrew Card
White House Chief of Staff (2001-2006)

Andrew Card

White House Chief of Staff (2001-2006)

Andrew Card held numerous positions at senior levels of government under three Presidents, including Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush, where Card became the second longest tenured White House Chief of Staff. Whether it is in the middle of a presidential campaign or inside the Oval Office with a world leader, Card knows how things actually work — the reality versus the myth. In January 2018, he became Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Card offers insight on leadership, analysis on the issues of the day, and his perspectives on what’s happening in Washington.
Denis McDonough
White House Chief of Staff (2013-2017)

Denis McDonough

White House Chief of Staff (2013-2017)

As chief of staff for President Barack Obama, Denis McDonough led the White House for the President’s entire second term and played a definitive role in shaping U.S. national security policy. Among President Obama’s closest advisors, McDonough first joined then-Senator Obama’s campaign as senior foreign policy advisor in 2007. During the administration’s first term, McDonough served as principal deputy national security advisor. McDonough is currently an Executive Fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, teaching a global policy seminar for graduate and undergraduate students focused on refugees and migration. McDonough provides insight into the legislative process on Capitol Hill, domestic politics, and the use of executive authority.
Alison Levine
Team Captain of the First American Women's Everest Expedition

Alison Levine

Team Captain of the First American Women's Everest Expedition

Alison Levine knows what it’s like to survive (and thrive) in the world’s toughest environments. She served as team captain of the first American Women's Everest Expedition, scaled the "Seven Summits," and skied to the North and South Poles — making history along the way. In addition to climbing mountains, she also spent time climbing the corporate ladder in sales, in marketing, and then on Wall Street. In her New York Times bestseller, On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Everest and Other Extreme Environments, Alison asserts that the principles that apply to the world of extreme adventure also apply to demanding business environments. A former adjunct professor at West Point, Alison understands what it takes to lead teams through challenging situations.
Austan Goolsbee
Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisers (2010-2011)
Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Austan Goolsbee

Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisers (2010-2011)
Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Austan Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and one of the world’s leading experts on business, government and the economy. He also serves as a strategic partner at 32 Advisors, a global consulting and advisory firm. Goolsbee previously served as chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the cabinet, as well as the chief economist for the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Goolsbee is a former Fulbright Scholar and Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, and he currently serves as a member of the Economic Advisory Panel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and on the board of the Lumina Foundation.
David Levenson
President and Chief Executive Officer, LIMRA, LOMA, and LL Global, Inc.

David Levenson

President and Chief Executive Officer, LIMRA, LOMA, and LL Global, Inc.

David Levenson is responsible for leading one of the world’s largest associations of life insurance and financial services companies, representing more than 1300 financial services companies across 64 countries. Most recently, Levenson was a principal at Edward Jones and served on its management committee from 2015-2018. He was responsible for all products distributed through its network of 17,000 advisors in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to 2012, Levenson was president of wealth management at The Hartford Financial Services Group, responsible for the firm’s individual annuity, individual life, mutual fund and retirement plan businesses. He also served as president and CEO of Hartford Life, KK in Tokyo, where he was responsible for leading the largest annuity provider in Japan.

Contact us to learn more:

Mary-Jo Adams

Senior Conference Coordinator

LIMRA

(860) 285-7798

mjadams@limra.com