Baraban, Regina
March 2009
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of a survey of financial services and insurance companies on the changes to company recognition conferences, conducted by LIMRA International. According to the survey, 66 percent of 2009 conferences had not cancelled or made changes, 11 percent had cancelled and 21 percent made changes. Forty-six percent have discussed changing or canceling their programs for 2009. The survey also indicated cost-cutting strategies such as combining producer levels at one conference and reduction of the length of conference.


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