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Presidential historian and award-winning author Jon Meacham to speak on the event’s last day

WINDSOR, Conn., June 24, 2024 — More than 1,000 industry leaders are expected to convene in Nashville, Tenn., on Sept. 15 – 17, to hear from a dynamic line-up of speakers at the 2024 LIMRA Annual Conference. 

The Emmy award-winning comedian and bestselling author, Trevor Noah has used his voice to highlight critical issues, challenge the status quo, and champion positive change using a comedic approach throughout his career. Most recently, he launched the Trevor Noah Foundation to help provide equitable access to quality education for underserved youth in his native South Africa. In his remarks, he will provide his unique perspective about the important role each individual plays in improving the world around them.

The conference also features Jon Meacham, presidential historian and Pulitzer prize winning author. Recognized as one of the preeminent presidential biographers, Meacham has written insightful profiles of Presidents Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, and George H. W. Bush. During his session, Meacham will share his unique perspective and offer historical context to current events and issues that impact businesses and individuals alike.  

This year’s theme, Innovate With Purpose, will focus on investing in innovative technologies and developing creative strategies to enhance customer experiences, improve operational efficiency, and ultimately drive the success of businesses and the industry.

“With new technologies like artificial intelligence, innovation in our industry will certainly accelerate rapidly,” said David Levenson, president and CEO, LIMRA and LOMA. “We have a great line up of main stage speakers and break out presentations at this year’s annual conference designed to showcase emerging trends and to help shape our thinking on how to best lead our respective organizations into the future.”

The event will host more than 25 concurrent sessions on topics including digital innovation using artificial intelligence, trends in the life insurance and annuity markets, evolving dynamics of distribution, shifts in the workplace benefits market. talent and executive development strategies and customer service.

LIMRA’s flagship event is one of the largest gatherings of executives in the financial services industry. Attendees will experience unparalleled networking opportunities and learn from forward-thinking experts from diverse industries.

Members of the media are welcome to register for the event at no cost. Please email the media contacts below for more details.

For more information on the LIMRA Annual Live Conference including registration and agenda, visit: 2024 LIMRA Annual Conference.


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