Meetings & Conventions

NAILBA 36 Slated for This Week

The 36th Annual Meeting to launch Wednesday in Hollywood, Florida

(Fairfax, Va.)—The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) will present its 36th Annual Meeting this week in Hollywood, Florida.

Scheduled November 16-18, 2017 at the Diplomat Beach Resort, NAILBA 36 will bring together the wholesale life insurance distribution industry, including representatives from brokerage general agencies, carriers, and insurance industry vendors.

NAILBA’s Annual Meeting is the premier annual event in the independent wholesale insurance brokerage community.
NAILBA 36 program highlights include:

Keynote presentations from Theresa Payton, J. Craig Venter, PhD, Ross Bernstein and a Future of NAILBA and Brokerage Panel composed of the leading authorities in the brokerage community;

Workshops designed to provide real-world takeaways including presentations by Joe Ross, Melinda Meyer, Tiffany Markarian, Ken Leibow, Amy McIlwain and more;

A lively exhibit hall featuring over 100 booths from carriers, products and services focused on serving the brokerage community;

Foundation fundraising activities including the Silent and Live Auctions (Live Auction in conjunction with Mooers Award Reception Friday night);

Recognition of the recipient of the prestigious Mooers Award at a black-tie dinner – open to all registrants and a special celebration of the service of retiring NAILBA CEO Jack Chiasson;

Networking opportunities that are unrivaled at other industry events including an all-NEW After Dinner Dance Party featuring The Headliners on Friday night;

and more!

NAILBA: A New Age Dawns

“I’m excited to embrace the ‘dawning of the new age at NAILBA’ in what we’ve accomplished and the exciting plan for the future, starting with this Annual Meeting,” commented Jim Sorebo, NAILBA Chairman. “The effort our leadership, volunteers, and staff have dedicated to assembling this year’s program will be demonstrated in our General Sessions, workshops, and in the outstanding networking and business opportunities in our Exhibit Hall.”

Registration is limited to NAILBA members, exhibitors, sponsors and approved members of the trade press to encourage meaningful interaction and networking. Complete program details are available at or in the NAILBA 36 mobile app, available in the App Store or from Google Play (search NAILBA Events).




The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) is the premiere insurance industry organization promoting financial security and consumer choice through the use of independent brokerage distribution. For more information visit