The American Fraternal Alliance, the nation’s premier association of fraternal benefit societies, announced it will hold its 2011 annual meeting Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.
The meeting attracts more than 300 executives from fraternal benefit societies. It covers topics relevant to these unique not-for-profit organizations, including communication, business development, auditing, governance, technology and public policy.
Featured speakers for the annual meeting are Joseph Coughlin, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, and Frank Luntz, author of Win: The Key Principles to Take Your Business from Ordinary to Extraordinary. Selected sessions at the meeting are open to the insurance trade media.
About the American Fraternal Alliance:
The American Fraternal Alliance, formed in 1886, unites 70 not-for-profit fraternal benefit societies operating in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Alliance member societies represent nearly 9 million individuals, making it one of America’s largest member-volunteer networks. Each year members of fraternal benefit societies invest more than 91 million hours in community works and contribute more than $400 million to charitable programs supporting community service projects. Fraternal benefit societies provide financial services, including life insurance and annuities, as well as a variety of other benefits such as scholarships, educational programs, vocational opportunities, and group discount programs to members.