The Annual Conference
AWD's Annual Conference will run from Wednesday, June 21st to Friday, June 23rd, 2023 at the Swissotel in Chicago, Illinois. Sharpen your skills, plug into your community, and attend invaluable educational sessions where you'll gain specific knowledge that will significantly benefit your work.
This year’s theme, “United in Excellence”, delivers a broad array of wholesaler development content, dynamic networking with black wholesalers from across the industry, and direct engagement with industry executives and world-renowned thought leaders.
You don't want to miss it!!!
THE KELLEY GROUP ITNL
Rated as the #1 speaker by some of the largest Wall Street firms, Sarano has impacted thousands of financial professionals by providing them with proven techniques and the structure for successfully applying them.
SPEAKER, LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT, COACH, & AUTHOR
I utilize an innate understanding of the workplace with my personal experiences to deliver keynote talks, panel discussions and workshops with profound insights that audiences can put into practice.
I help Unfulfilled Career Professionals Transition Into A Career They Love & A Life They Desire WITHOUT Stress.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER, INCLUSIVE COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT
Let’s create an experience that shifts the mindset and skill set of how you show up, listen and communicate; so you can foster an environment of collaboration, creativity and innovation.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER, RANDY COX GROUP
Helping others achieve their dreams is my primary motivation and greatest joy.
I demand the best of myself and expect the best of others as we build great teams.
FOUNDER, PRODUCTIVITY GIANT
Brian is a former environmental and fisheries scientist turned entrepreneur. He is the creator of The Pillar System and author of the book “The Index Card Business Plan for Sales Pros and Entrepreneurs”. His client list ranges from individual sales reps to Shark Tank entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies.
Lincoln Financial Group
TruStage – Insurance, Investments and Technology
Riversource / Columbia Threadneedle / AMPF
T. Rowe Price
Fidelity & Guaranteed
Athene / Apollo
MFS Investment Management
Sammons Financial Group
Western & Southern / Touchstone
Natixis Investment Managers
ABOUT THIS VENUE:
Designed by renowned Chicago architect Harry Weese, Swissotel Chicago is an award-winning luxury hotel overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, and just steps from the Magnificent Mile. The distinctive 4-diamond, all-glass hotel offers spectacular wrap-around views from Navy Pier to Millennium Park, 662 guest rooms and suites, five premier ballrooms, state-of-the-art penthouse fitness centre, and spotless European-style service.
323 E Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
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