NAFA Events

NAFA, the National Association for Fixed Annuities, is the proud host of monthly educational webinars covering business-building topics in a variety of areas, as well as two premier events each year held for its members. These events provide an opportunity for membership to network with one another, advocate on behalf of fixed annuities, and ideate ways to enhance distribution and engage the annuity professionals who provide much-needed education and retirement solutions to consumers across the United States. Interested in presenting one of our webinars or speaking at one of our conferences? Contact us for more information.


Understanding Indexes in the Post COVID-19 World

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
8:30 a.m. PT | 9:30 a.m. MT | 10:30 a.m. CT | 11:30 a.m. ET

Join Craig Lazzara, Managing Director, Index Investment Strategies of S&P Dow Jones Indices, as he talks about the 2020 bear market, where we stand and how we got here, and parallels in history. Plus, he’ll touch on the value proposition of index funds and how they compare to active funds, and whether today’s market really changes anything about how clients can prepare for the future.

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The Fountain of Youth Dilemma: The risks of longevity in retirement

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
8:30 a.m. PT | 9:30 a.m. MT | 10:30 a.m. CT | 11:30 a.m. ET

Here’s something to ask yourself: If we found the fountain of youth, would you even want the benefits it offers?  As our life expectancy continues to rise, so does our projected length of retirement. By living longer, people could be missing a key underlying risk – their retirement savings and income may not last as long as they do. Join Midland National presenters Josh Woodvine, Regional Vice President, and Isaac Norton, Associate Vice President of Strategic Marketing, as they discuss how the biggest risk to consumer retirements could actually be living too long.

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It’s Time to Get Your Clients Financially Prepared

Thursday, April 23, 2020
11:00 a.m. PT | 12:00 p.m. MT | 1:00 p.m. CT | 2:00 p.m. ET

The disastrous financial impacts of the unexpected coronavirus pandemic has exposed the precarious state of the financial protections Americans have put in place. From the absence of an emergency fund to retirement savings deficiencies to the lack of life, health and disability insurance, critical exposures are now in clear view. Join veteran industry leader Harry Stout, author of the FinancialVerse personal finance books and content (, to gain a different perspective on the state of your clients’ financial affairs.

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NAFA Annuity Leadership Forum & Hill Walk

June 8-10, 2020 | The Mayflower Hotel | Washington, D.C.

NAFA will celebrate a decade of annuity leadership specific to its advocacy pillar at the 10th annual Forum in 2020. This powerful annual event provides a unique opportunity for attendees to discuss the most important legislative and regulatory issues facing the fixed annuity industry. Through networking and engaging presentations, we have the ability to share our experience and expertise in ways that help address these issues and further our commitment to annuity products and professionals. Premier Partners and Supporting Partners alike are invited to attend, walk the Hill to express their concerns about pending and potential regulation and legislation with lawmakers, and celebrate National Annuity Awareness Month in our nation’s capital!

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NAFA Annuity Leadership Forum

NAFA Annuity Distribution Summit

October 7-9, 2020 | Hyatt Regency Tamaya | Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

The 12th annual Summit will be held at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, nestled on 550 acres of the Native American Santa Ana Pueblo between the Sandia Mountains and the Rio Grande River just 30 minutes north of downtown Albuquerque. The Distribution Summit is the largest gathering of IMO, carrier, bank and broker-dealer principals and executives in the industry, with a focus on the unique issues facing distribution within these channels. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn, share and enhance relationships with one another. Join us for this one-of-a-kind event to hear from keynote speakers, panelists and others engaged in the most pertinent fixed annuity issues on the horizon.

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