Education is one of ASPPA’s most important components. Our conferences provide continuing education to our members and to the industry as a whole. ASPPA hosts a wide variety of conferences focusing on the most current retirement plan topics each year. National and regional conferences offer unique opportunities for participants to exchange views and meet with the top thought leaders and decision makers in the retirement industry.
For nearly 50 years, ASPPA has been the premier educator and the preeminent voice for retirement plan professionals, committed to professionalism and the roles of professionals in employer-based retirement programs. With the dynamics of the workforce changing and many converging disruptors to our industry comes the opportunity to unite as an industry!
Attendees share quality time with representatives from every part of the retirement plan industry. Each year, there are new regulations and legislation to understand, new products and services on the market and new opportunities to increase your professional knowledge and enhance your business. It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends and network with old ones!
This conference will be held at Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center at National Harbor, MD. Attendees share quality time with representatives from every aspect of the retirement plan industry. This is an awesome learning opportunity attended by over 1,500 of your colleagues. Each year, there are new regulations and legislation to understand, new products and services on the market and new opportunities to increase your professional knowledge and enhance your business. It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends and network with old ones. You’ll also have a chance to visit over 80 exhibitors. There are numerous sponsorship and marketing opportunities available. The ASPPA Annual Conference offers up to 25 hours of continuing education for ASPPA members.
Over 50+ traditional workshops on a number of topics relating to Administration, Business Development, Consulting, Defined Benefit Plans, Investments and Ethics.
Conversations That Matter
Participate in engaging, facilitated conversations that explore questions and issues that affect our ever-changing industry.
Optional learning labs that give Cliffs’ Notes-style overviews of selected topics.
The ASPPA Annual Conference is the largest pension industry conference of its kind. No other conference combines the most up to-date educational experience coupled with top vendor partners showcasing premiere industry products and services. Participating in this event is a great opportunity to prospect for new clients and network with existing ones. Held in Washington, DC, attendees of this conference share quality time with representatives from every aspect of the retirement plan industry. Pension professionals rely on the ASPPA Annual Conference for the latest legislative news, education, networking opportunities and cutting-edge products and services.
Meet one-on-one with influential benefits professionals, including plan sponsors and trustees, third party administrators, attorneys, actuaries, accountants and investment professionals at the ASPPA Annual Conference. Gain the attention of decision makers, find new customers, solidify existing relationships and optimize your marketing budget. Over 1,600 professionals and more than 65 vendors will be participating. You won’t want to miss this!
Generate new business relationships with buyers and decision makers in your target market Low cost way to strengthen bonds with existing customers
Learn about your competitors’ offerings and new products and services
Two full days of face-to-face networking opportunities
Immerse your target audience in your brand and messaging through pre-conference, on-site and post-conference promotion
Form strategic alliances with influential leaders
Position your firm as an industry leader
ASPPA, and its three sister organizations - ACOPA, NTSA and NAPA - comprise the American Retirement Association, the premier national organization for retirement plan professionals in the industry. Based in the Washington, D.C. area, ASPPA is a non-profit professional organization with two major goals: to educate retirement plan professionals, and to create a framework of public policy that gives every working American the ability to have a comfortable retirement.
In pursuit of these goals, ASPPA offers its more than 7,000 members extensive educational opportunities, paired with a strong advocacy operation that puts us at the center of any legislative debates that could affect what you do for a living. Our educational opportunities include robust credentialing, certificate and continuing education programs, along with the best lineup of conferences and networking opportunities in the industry.