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Master List Of Financial Advisor Conferences For 2020

The proliferation of financial advisor conferences in recent years has created more and more choices for advisors (and the vendors trying to reach them) to find the exact right fit of topics and fellow attendees. The challenge? There are now dozens of excellent conferences across the country every year, and it's hard to know which one(s) to choose!

To make your conference planning easier, we are happy to present you a comprehensive calendar of all the financial advisor conferences across the US in 2020, from broker-dealer to RIA conferences, covering topics from retirement planning to practice management and everything in between.

We regularly update this list, so make sure to bookmark the page and check back often for new events! In addition, you can check out our annual highlights of Best Conferences for Financial Advisors at:
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April 2020

Apr
20-23
Miami, FL

The NRS Spring Conference is for those investment advisors and broker-dealers with questions about how to successfully navigate regulatory changes and compliance.

Price: $1895-$1495
Content Focus: Compliance
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Apr
20-21
Chicago, IL

Investment News' Retirement Income Summit is a workshop based conference where attendees can learn more about retirement income solutions and giving personalized investing advice.

Price: $525-$1495
Content Focus: Retirement
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Media/Publisher
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*TBD

Apr
27-29
Atlanta, GA

FA Magazine's Invest in Women Conference is a forum to discuss those issues that are meaningful for women in financial planning as well as serving female clients. Both male and female advisors are encouraged to attend to build networks and practices.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: Advanced Planning, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Media/Publisher
Apr
29-30
Austin, TX

Envestnet Summit is for those advisors who are using Envestnet to manage their wealth management process. Attend the conference to learn more about Envestnet functionality and network with other advisors like you!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: FinTech, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Vendor

May 2020

May
4-7
Cedar Creek , TX

FPA Retreat is a gathering for advanced financial planners interested in networking and technical skills development.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
May
6
San Antonio, TX

FPA of San Antonio & South Texas' Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in South Texas and San Antonio. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
May
6-8
Overland Park, KS

The MOKAN Trust and Financial Conference is an excellent opportunity for financial professionals in Kansas City and surrounding areas to get together to discuss estate planning, financial planning, and gather CE credit.

Price: $390-$465
Content Focus: Estate Planning, General Planning
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Private Organization
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*Trusts as Beneficiaries of IRAs
*Expanding the Framework of Safe Withdrawal Rates

May
6-9
Denver, CO

NAPFA National Conferences offer indispensable professional development opportunities to Fee-Only financial advisors and industry partners. Advisors can discover new business ideas and solutions from leading providers and thought-provoking content as they expand their professional networks with like-minded financial planning professionals.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management, Tax Planning
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

TBD

May
7-8
Charleston, SC

AdvisorCon is an intimate single-track 2-day conference that brings the best practices, experience and perspectives of some of the best and brightest advisors in the industry to help advisors grow.

Price: $895-$1990
Early Bird: $358-$796 until 03/31/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Vendor
May
8
Atlanta, GA

FPA of Georgia's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in the greater Atlanta, GA area. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Join us for this year's symposium and see Jeff Levine from the Kitces Team!

Price: $225-$400
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

TBD

May
13
Malvern, PA

FPA of Philadelphia Tri-State's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in the Philadelphia Tri-State area. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

*How The SECURE Act Changes Retirement (and Other) Planning

May
14
Grand Rapids, MI

FPA of Michigan's Annual Symposium, one of the few chapters with two yearly symposiums, is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in MI. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Don't miss Michael Kitces who will be speaking at the May conference!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

May
14
Troy, NY

FPA of Northeast New York's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Northeast New York. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $175-$225
Early Bird: $175-$200 until 04/30/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
May
15
Camarillo, CA

FPA of Ventura County's Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Ventura County and surrounding areas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan ahead and do not miss this year's event, featuring a speaker from the Kitces Team!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Experienced Planner, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

*TBD

May
17-19
Austin, TX

Fi360 is for those financial planners interested in developing professionally. Fi360 has a fiduciary slant and offers CE for a long list of professional financial credentials: AIF, AIFA, PPC, CFP, CIMA.

For Kitces readers, you can receive a $100 discount using the code KITCES20CONF20.

Price: $995-$1195
Early Bird: $895-$1095 until 10/7/20
Content Focus: Retirement
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*Panel
*Tax Efficient Withdrawal Strategies in Retirement

May
20
Scottsdale, AZ

FPA of Greater Phoenix's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Phoenix. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
May
26-29
Las Vegas, NV

Ron Carson's Excell conference is for RIAs and BDs generating between 250k to 750k of revenue interested in going from being and advisor to being an advisory firm owner. This is an excellent conference for succession planning ideas.

Price: $299-$1349
Content Focus: Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

May
26-27
San Francisco, CA

FPA of NorCal's Annual Symposium, a Top 20 conference, is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in NorCal. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $799-$999
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*Best Practices to Leverage Technology, Manage Growth, Scale and Build Efficiencies >br< *Advanced Planning Concepts in Long-Term Care Insurance

May
27-30
Boston, MA

IWI's Exceptional Advisor Conference is IWI's largest event. ACE is IWI's flagship event. It is open to both IWI members, but also those interested in IWI or the content. Kitces readers can save $100 with the promotional code: 100Kitces2020.

Price: $895-$1445
Early Bird: $895-$1345 until 04/1/20
Content Focus: Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

May
27-29
San Francisco, CA

The Finovate conference is a fantastic opportunity for advisor attendees to experience numerous demos of new and upcoming technology in financial planning. This is also an incredible conference if you are indeed an up and coming fintech product and wish to receive real-time feedback and interest from potential financial advisors.

Price: $1495-$2495
Content Focus: FinTech
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization

June 2020

Jun
3
Harrisburg, PA

FPA of Central Pennsylvania's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in central PA. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan to attend this year and see Michael Kitces speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

Jun
3-5
Chicago, IL

Morningstar's Investment Conference brings together some of the industry's most dynamic and engaging speakers to discuss investment developments impacting the industry. The conference is appropriate for anyone interested in learning more about investments.

Price: $599-$1183
Content Focus: Behavioral Finance, Investment
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Vendor
Jun
4
Richmond, VA

FPA of Central Virginia's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in central VA. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan to attend this year and see Jeff Levine from the Kitces.com team!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

TBD

Jun
4
Syracuse, NY

FPA of Central New York's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Central NY. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan to attend this year and hear Michael Kitces speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

Jun
4
Falmouth, MA

FPA of Massachusetts' Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Massachusetts. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $299
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jun
7-11
Las Vegas, NV

AICPA Engage, the larger of AICPA's two events, is one of the best technical conferences for financial advisors. Attendees can expect many opportunities for CE as well as a nice balance of fun.

Price: $1595-$2395
Content Focus: Advanced Planning, Investment, Practice Management, Retirement, Risk/Insurance Planning, Tax Planning
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*Expanding the Framework of Safe Withdrawal Rates
*Panel

Jun
7-10
Anaheim, CA

The Million Dollar Round Table conference is for both members and interested non-members. Go to network with others like you and be ready to learn from all of those around you - how to advance personally and professionally.

Price: $995-$1195
Content Focus: Practice Management, Risk/Insurance Planning
Channel: Independent BD, Insurance
Organizer: Association
Jun
10-12
Chicago, IL

BNY Mellon Pershing’s INSITE focuses on practice management featuring speakers from both inside and outside of the industry. Held annually in the summer at varied locations across the US, the goal of the conference is building practices. Attendees can also pick up CE credit, with 37 CE hours already planned.

Price: $250-$750
Early Bird: $450 until 04/24/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Custodian
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

Jun
15-16
San Francisco, CA

This conference is for advisors working with or seeking clients who are executives, directors, and high-net-worth employees with stock compensation, company stock holdings, and nonqualified retirement plans, at both public and pre-IPO companies. Industry thought leader Michael Kitces ranks our event in his 20 Best Conferences For Financial Advisors To Choose From In 2020.

The 2020 event offers all new sessions and a pre-conference bootcamp, plus more networking opportunities. Expert speaker topics include:

– Case studies and examples of successful financial-planning strategies
– Special sessions on financial planning for clients at pre-IPO companies
– Tax, estate, and SEC-related planning challenges
– Strategies for concentrated stock, option exercises, divorces, and more
– Methods for attracting and advising these types of high-net-worth client

For interested parties, there is also a pre-conference event: Stock Comp Bootcamp For Advisors. The bootcamp is for advisors that are new to stock compensation as well as for those that want a refresher.

Price: $895-$1890
Early Bird: $695-$1490 until 04/20/20
Content Focus: Advanced Planning, Tax Planning
Channel: CFPs, Experienced Planner, Independent BD, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Media/Publisher
Jun
16-17
Brooklyn Center, MN

Join local CPAs, financial planners and other professionals who advise on estate and/or personal financial planning issues in the Brooklyn Center area of Minnesota. Local CPA/PFP chapters are a great way to network and learn. Plan to attend this year and see Jeff Levine from the Kitces Team!

Price: $599-$699
Early Bird: $499-$599 until 05/23/20
Content Focus: Estate Planning, Tax Planning
Channel: CFPs, Experienced Planner
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

*TBD

Jun
20
Location TBD

Barron's Impact is an invitation only experience centered around ESG, sustainability and values-based investing. This conference is dedicated to discussing trends, tools, and policy as it impacts this niche of wealth management.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: Investment
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Media/Publisher
Jun
25-26
San Francisco, CA

The M&A+ Succession Summit is the RIA industry’s pre-eminent source for transaction and transition trends. The Summit provides key insights to RIA decision-makers as they contemplate transaction opportunities and strategies. The event traditionally sells out and draws leaders from RIA firms with an average exceeding $1.5B.

Price: $895
Content Focus: M&A
Channel: RIA
Organizer: Private Organization

July 2020

Jul
19-22
Chicago, IL

LPL's FOCUS is for LPL advisors. LPL is the largest independent broker dealer, so expect high impact education and the chance to meet with other advisors.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Independent BD, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: B/D

August 2020

Aug
6-9
Excelsior Springs, MO

The GPN retreat is a membership benefit and therefore FREE for members! The retreat focuses on practice management, workshops, continuing education.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: Advanced Planning, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization, Vendor
Aug
30-3
Dubai

The MDRT Global Conference offers a new opportunity for members to enjoy MDRT’s world-class meeting experience. Thousands of members from all over the world, especially from the Asia-Pacific region, will listen to inspiring industry leaders, learn in-depth local and global trends, and exchange innovative ideas to advance their businesses. This special occasion also allows financial professionals to celebrate their achievement with their peers while becoming reenergized for the next level of success.

Price: $995-$1195
Content Focus: Practice Management, Risk/Insurance Planning
Channel: Independent BD, Insurance
Aug
31-3
Scottsdale, AZ

Orion Ascent is for advisors who use the Orion platform. Attendees can expect the opportunity to meet with Orion experts and get their individual questions answered as well as mix and mingle with other Orion advisors.

Price: $999
Content Focus: FinTech, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization, Vendor

September 2020

Sep
8-9
Newport Beach, CA

ECHELON's Deals & Dealmakers Summit is for those advisors interested in succession planning as well as mergers and acquisitions. Attendees have the opportunity to network and collaborate with other financial professionals with the same objectives. Learn from individuals who have been through the process as well as about the tools and techniques for transitioning your firm.

Price: $995-$1495
Content Focus: M&A, Practice Management
Channel: RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Sep
13-15
Carlsbad, CA

Informa's WealthStack is a technology conference. The world of financial planning is changing, this conference assists advisors in considering how technology helps and changes the practices of today as they grow to become the practices of tomorrow.

Price: $195-$1595
Early Bird: $95-$1095 until 05/8/20
Content Focus: FinTech, Investment
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Media/Publisher
Sep
13-15
Seattle , WA

Financial Advocates is the fourth largest hybrid RIA with LPL Financial. This is a FREE event that includes educational and networking event for ONLY LPL Financial Advisors and Administrators. This year the agenda includes a pre-conference track, covering topics on Clientworks, Redtail, Marketing, Technology and more. The 2020 conference will include 7 main stage speakers and over 16 breakout sessions over a span of two days.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD
Sep
13-16
Washington, DC

The annual AAAA VISION Conference is a unique gathering of financial professionals who value the expertise, contributions, and collaboration of African Americans in the financial services profession.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, RIA
Organizer: Association
Sep
14-16
New York, NY

The Finovate conference is a fantastic opportunity for advisor attendees to experience numerous demos of new and upcoming technology in financial planning. This is also an incredible conference if you are indeed an up and coming fintech product and wish to receive real-time feedback and interest from potential financial advisors.

Price: $1295-$2495
Content Focus: FinTech
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Private Organization
Sep
16
San Diego, CA

FPA of San Diego's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in San Diego. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Register today and see Michael Kitces speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

Sep
17
Cincinnati, OH

FPA of SW Ohio's Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Cincinnati and surrounding areas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Don't miss this year's event as Jeff Levine of Nerd's Eye View will be there to speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

*How The SECURE Act Changes Retirement (and Other) Planning

Sep
17
Novi, MI

FPA of Michigan's Annual Symposium, one of the few chapters with two yearly symposiums, is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in MI. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
Sep
23
Houston, TX

FPA of Houston's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Texas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Sep
23-25
Orlando, FL

The Cambridge Ignite national conference is designed for fee only and fee/commission based financial professionals choosing Cambridge to support their independent firm. This well attended event enables independent financial professionals opportunities to learn more about choices regarding Cambridge financial solutions while engaging in professional development and networking with other Cambridge financial professionals.

Registration for Cambridge Ignite is complimentary for independent financial professionals with Cambridge, and non-Cambridge financial professionals are invited to contact Cambridge’s Business Development team to discuss options for participating.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: Investment
Channel: Independent BD, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Private Organization
Sep
23-25
Palm Springs, CA

Network with over 700 investment professionals from all over the country as you discover the latest developments in financial advice and technology. The Fearless Investing Summit is Riskalyze’s annual conference, empowering financial advisors to recharge in a beautiful location, evaluate new ideas and tools, and receive invaluable education from world-class thought leaders.

Price: $749-$1299
Early Bird: $599-$749 until 04/30/20
Content Focus: FinTech, Investment, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Experienced Planner, Independent BD, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Vendor
Sep
24
Charlotte, NC

FPA of Charlotte's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in NC. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Sep
24
Chicago, IL
Price: $249-$449
Early Bird: $0 until 09/4/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Sep
30-2
TBD

FPA National Conference provides an amazing opportunity for CFPs and financial professionals to gather from around the globe. Attend for the educational sessions as well as the opportunity to learn about financial planning around the world.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association

October 2020

Oct
1-4
Boston, MA

NAIFA National Conference is for advisors who are looking to grow. The content focuses predominately on how to grow your practice and marketing.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*Five Industry Trends Reshaping Financial Advice

Oct
8
Raleigh, NC

FPA of the Triangle's Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in the Raleigh, NC and surrounding areas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $200-$300
Early Bird: $150-$250 until 07/1/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Oct
9-11
Denver, CO

The Financial Therapy Association conference is for financial professionals interested in learning about the latest in client communication skills. The conference brings together practitioners and academics from financial planning and mental health, creating an opportunity for very interesting discussions as it pertains to serving and working with clients, their emotions, and their money. This year FTA Co-locates with XYPN!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: Academic, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs
Organizer: Association
Oct
10-13
Denver, CO

XYPN Live has been designed for XYPN advisors. Go for the content and exhibitors, but don't miss out on camaraderie with other XYPN advisors.

Price: $224-$546
Early Bird: $224-$500 until 05/1/20
Content Focus: Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Oct
12-13
Brookfield, WI

FPA of Wisconsin's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Wisconsin. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Oct
13
Orlando , FL

Valmark's National Conference is designed for Valmark Broker-Dealers. Plan to attend in 2020 and see Michael Kitces speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD
Organizer: Private Organization, Vendor
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:
Oct
14-16
Austin, TX

Bob Veres' Insider Forum is for experienced firm owners who want to network with other firm owners and learn to grow their businesses. The conference offers opportunity for networking, but also advanced technical content.

Price: $925-$995
Content Focus: Practice Management
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Oct
15
Columbia, MD

FPA of Maryland's Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Maryland and surrounding areas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan ahead and do not miss the presentation by Michael Kitces!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Experienced Planner, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

*TBD

Oct
15
Warrensville Heights, OH

FPA of Northeast Ohio's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Northeast OH. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $195-$245
Early Bird: $25 until 09/11/20
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Oct
15
Jacksonville, FL

FPA of Northeast Florida's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Northeast FL. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $65-$100
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Oct
18-21
Washington, DC

The eMoney Summit is the industry’s premier event developed specifically for planning-led advisors. The Annual Summit attracts more than 1,250 of the industry’s top financial professionals who are exposed to dynamic and inspiring keynote speakers, extensive learning and development opportunities, including 10 hours of CFP® Continuing Education courses, and ample networking to learn from peers and top fintech vendors. Attendees can personalize their experience by choosing from dozens of presentations that cover best practices, thought leadership, hot topics and industry trends. Additionally, eMoney offers exclusive insight into company-led research and its strategic vision, arming advisors with actionable takeaways they can use to differentiate and take their business to the next level. Whether you’re an eMoney user or not, the opportunities for coaching, learning, networking and having fun are endless.

Price: $1199-$1399
Content Focus: Behavioral Finance, FinTech, General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Vendor
Oct
20
West Des Moines, IA

FPA of Iowa's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in the Des Moines area. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $150-$200
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Oct
21-24
Atlanta, GA

NAPFA National Conferences offer indispensable professional development opportunities to Fee-Only financial advisors and industry partners. Advisors can discover new business ideas and solutions from leading providers and thought-provoking content as they expand their professional networks with like-minded financial planning professionals.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Oct
23
Jacksonville, FL

FPA of Northeast Florida's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Northeast FL. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $79
Content Focus: General Planning
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Oct
26-29
San Diego, CA

The NRS Fall Compliance Conference is a place where industry experts will address how investment adviser and broker-dealer firms can successfully navigate the disruptive currents of regulatory change and adapt procedures to compliance programs.

Price: $1895-$1495
Early Bird: $1495 until 06/14/20
Content Focus: Compliance
Channel: Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Private Organization
Oct
26-27
Chicago, IL

IWI's Investment Advisor Forum is for those advisors interested in expanding their knowledge of on portfolio management. Attendees, members or non-members, will learn advanced portfolio management techniques from both practitioners and academics. Kitces readers can save $100 with the promotional code: 100Kitces2020.

Price: $795-$1345
Early Bird: $795-$1245 until 09/2/20
Content Focus: Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, RIA
Organizer: Association
Oct
27-30
Atlanta, GA

The Alliance of Comprehensive Planners (ACP) Annual Conference features speakers, sessions and training for fee-only, comprehensive financial planners and attendees can expect a mix of practice management, marketing, and technical education. The 2020 conference will be held jointly with the Kinder Institute of Life Planning.

Price: $850-$975
Early Bird: $750-$875 until 10/2/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, RIA
Organizer: Association

November 2020

Nov
2-3
Minneapolis, MN

FPA of Minnesota's ASCEND Conference, a Top 20 Conference, is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in MN. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations.

Price: $549-$599
Early Bird: $449-$499 until 06/30/20
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, RIA
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

Nov
3-6
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Annual NAEPC Advanced Estate Planning Strategies Conference features nationally recognized speakers on advanced planning topics of interest to allied professionals and provides opportunities for attendees to build multi-disciplinary relationships and collaborate on cutting edge ideas and trends. The conference educational sessions are for every member of every estate planning council and all estate planning professionals.

Price: $1045-$1275
Content Focus: Estate Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA
Organizer: Association
Nov
3-6
Fort Lauderdale, FL

The 57th Annual NAEPC Advanced Estate Planning Strategies Conference will feature nationally-recognized speakers on advanced planning topics of interest to allied professionals and provides opportunities for attendees to build multi-disciplinary relationships and collaborate on cutting edge ideas and trends. The conference educational sessions are for every member of every estate planning council and all estate planning professionals. Educational sessions take place the entire day of Wednesday, November 4, 2020 and Thursday, November 5, 2020 and end at 12:15 pm on Friday, November 6, 2020. A portion of the program is also devoted to those who serve as board members of their affiliated local council. More information for these indivdiuals can be found on our website.

Price: $300-$1300
Content Focus: Advanced Planning, Estate Planning, Tax Planning
Channel: CFPs, Experienced Planner
Organizer: Association
Nov
16-18
San Francisco, CA

The MDRT EDGE is a face-to-face growth opportunity for MDRT members from the United States and Canada to interact with one another. Here members can learn new skills to be more efficient in running and growing their practice, more effective at finding solutions for clients and more adept at being in front of industry change.

Price: $795-$1095
Content Focus: Practice Management, Risk/Insurance Planning
Channel: Independent BD, Insurance
Organizer: Association
Nov
19
Miami, FL

FPA of Miami's Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in Miami and surrounding areas. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Don't miss this year's event as Jeff Levine of Nerd's Eye View will be there to speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

*TBD

Nov
20
Columbus, OH

FPA of Central Ohio's Annual Symposium is an excellent opportunity for education and networking with other financial professionals in central OH. FPA events are for financial professionals from all areas and designations. Plan to attend and see Michael Kitces speak!

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Michael Kitces
Speaker:
Michael Kitces
Topic:

TBD

December 2020

Dec
7-8
Hollywood, FL

IWI's Retirement Management Forum focuses on retirement planning by focusing on tools and techniques that can be used in wealth management practices. The Retirement Management forum offers CE credit for CFPs, CPAs and other professional designations. Kitces readers can save $100 with the promotional code: 100Kitces2020.

Price: $895-$1345
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management, Retirement
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Association
Jeffrey Levine
Speaker:
Jeffrey Levine
Topic:

TBD

Dec
7-10
Las Vegas, NV

MarketCounsel Summit provides an opportunity for advisors, service providers and industry leaders to mix and mingle while discussing issues that impact and change the industry. Go for the networking and opportunity to collaborate.

Price: TBD
Content Focus: General Planning, Practice Management
Channel: Bank Trust, CFPs, Independent BD, Insurance, RIA, Wirehouse
Organizer: Private Organization
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