The NAIFA Congressional Conference, the premier federal grassroots advocacy event for financial services professionals, will take place May 23-24
Face-to-face meetings with members of Congress will highlight the event, building on the success of the NAIFA National Leadership Conference held in December 2021, which featured meetings with 40 Congress offices.
FALLS CHURCH, Va., January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Announced It Will Hold its 2022 Congress of Congress in person May 23-24 in Washington DC The event will include targeted advocacy training with briefings on legislative issues that affect members’ businesses and the clients they serve. Expert presenters will offer best practices for organizing congressional meetings and tips for developing impactful long-term relationships with lawmakers.
On the second day of the Congressional Conference, attendees will travel to Capitol Hill for meetings with their Senators, Congressional Representatives and staff. They will discuss important legislative issues for their businesses and clients. Their stories offer unique insight into the important work they do in providing Main Street United States to consumers the opportunity to achieve financial security and prosperity.
âThe congressional conference is the NAIFA’s advocacy event and is critical to our core strategy,â said CEO of NAIFA Kevin Mayeux, CAE. “The event brings together members of the NAIFA and members of its partner advocacy associations into a critical mass to advocate on behalf of their businesses, customers and consumers as a whole.”
President of the NAIFA Laurent Holzberg, LUTCF, LACP said: “At the congressional conference, financial professionals speak with one voice on behalf of their clients and their communities. Lawmakers are very receptive to the stories and ideas of agents and advisers who work directly with Americans on Main Street, the undeniable event. “
This year’s congressional conference builds on the popular success of the NAIFA National Leadership Conference in December. At that event, NAIFA members were among the first groups allowed to visit reopened Congressional offices, which had been closed to the public under security restrictions and COVID-19 protocols. NAIFA members met with 40 lawmakers to encourage public policy solutions that promote financial security for all Americans.
The congressional conference strengthens the prestige of the NAIFA with legislators and industry partners and strengthens the association’s position as a primary voice for producers. It is essential to ensure that legislators fully understand the important role that financial services professionals play in:
Providing products, services and advice that improve the financial security of 90 million American families
Promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency in diverse communities
Strengthen the U.S. economy and contribute to the financial health of communities in every congressional district
Represent the best interests of their clients and promote the success of Americans and Main Street businesses
âThe personal stories that financial services professionals tell profoundly illustrate the impact of public policy on their clients,â said NAIFA senior vice president of government relations. Diane boyle. “These are stories lawmakers want and need to hear. No one can tell them better than the members of the NAIFA, and the Congressional Conference is our best vehicle for reaching a large, attentive audience of decision makers.”
The event is open to all financial services professionals, including those who wish to become members of the NAIFA. Save this date, May 23-24, for the 2022 NAIFA Congress conference.
ABOUT NAIFA: The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is the premier association of members of the multigenerational community of finance professionals in United States. NAIFA members adhere to a strong code of ethics and represent a full spectrum of specialties in the financial services practice. They work with families and businesses to help Americans improve their financial literacy and achieve financial security. The NAIFA provides producers with a national community for advocacy, education and networking as well as awards, publications and leadership opportunities to allow NAIFA members to differentiate themselves in the market. The NAIFA has 53 national and territorial chapters and 35 large metropolitan locals. NAIFA members in each congressional district advocate on behalf of producers and consumers at the state, interstate, and federal levels.
Mark Briscoe, NAIFA, 703-770-8111, [email protected]