67th Annual Convention
National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors
MAY 1-3 • Cincinnati, Ohio
Westin Downtown - Cincinnati

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Convention Schedule Subject to Change



Morning:  7:00 a.m. Golfers depart hotel for California Golf Course

                 8:30 a.m  Volunteers depart for Service Project (TBD)

  Afternoon:  Noon Registration opens

  • 2:00 p.m.  Call to Order - Ballroom C
  • Jim Ruta, BA, RHU, AdvisorCraft Media & Consulting, "Master the Art of High Performance Life Insurance Selling"
  • Johnny Bench, Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball Hall of FameJohnny Bench
  • NAFIC Award Presentation - Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum & Quality Service Awards
  • 5:00 p.m. Adjourn  


  • 5:30 p.m.  Meet in Lobby to walk/shuttle to the Welcome Reception at Great American Ballpark
  • Ballpark is only four blocks from the Westin Hotel
  • NAFIC will meet in a private room overlooking the ballpark.
  • Meet All-Star Catcher, Johnny Bench at the Ballpark
  • Enjoy ballpark food and beverages 
  • Watch the Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates


  • Morning: Breakfast on your own
  • 8:30 a.m.  General Session begins
  • Eileen Chadnick, Big Cheese Coaching, "The Power of Positive Emotion: An Advisor's Secret Weapon to Success in Work and Life"
  • J.J. Deges, FICF, Knights of Columbus, “Tips from a Top Seller”
  • Presentation of NAFIC President, Chairman, and Rising Star Awards
  • Noon: Lunch
  • Digging Deeper Workshops  (Choose One)
    • "The Critical Role FIC Members Play in Fraternal Advocacy Issues" - Joe Annotti, American Fraternal Alliance
    • Field Leader Recruiting Panel - David R. Koch, FIC, Thrivent Financial & Jeff Tamas, FIC, CFFM, Modern Woodmen of America
    • "Using Virtual Assistant Field Library" - Don Kulyk, FIC,  Faithlife Financial
  • 3:30 pm Recess for day - Evening for Company Dinners

  • Morning: Breakfast on your own
  • 8:00 a.m.  General Session begins 
  •       Melissa Knoll, Real Life Stories recipient


    Presentation of Charity Donation
  • Presentation of FFMA awards and International FIC of the Year
  • Keynote Address - Doug Lennick, Think2Perform

  • Meeting Wrap-up with President-elect Joy Collins, FICF
  • 11:30 a.m. Adjourn - Safe travels!