What You Need to Know
- The NAILBA meeting continues to have a long list of insurer sponsors.
- John Gilbert will be the 2022 chairman.
- The event website offers a COVID-19 safety page.
The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies has attracted about 700 people to its in-person annual meeting this week in Orlando, Florida.
NAILBA is offering online meeting programming as well as in-person program.
Dan LaBert, the Fairfax, Virginia-based group’s CEO, assured members in an event message that the meeting organizers have carefully reviewed the COVID-19 safety protocols. The event website provides a guide to COVID-19 precautions.
One change: No serve-yourself buffet table chafing dishes. NAILBA has arranged for lunches to be individually packaged.
But NAILBA has arranged a traditional in-person event agenda that includes a golf tournament, a NAILBA Charitable Foundation casino night and a political affairs update.
The Sponsor List
The brokerage general agencies (BGAs) and independent marketing organizations (IMOs) that belong to NAILBA distribute large amounts of life insurance, disability insurance, long-term care insurance and annuities in the United States.
Some other insurance industry events have had a hard time attracting many insurers as sponsors.
NAILBA events attract a list of sponsors that want to build strong relationships with outside distributors.