2019 Annual Conference
DAY ONE | Sunday, September 15, 2019
11:00a - 5:00p | REGISTRATION
11:30a - 12:20p | LUNCH, for CFP Ethics CE Course and Multi-State Insurance Attendees only
12:30p - 2:30p | CFP ETHICS WORKSHOP (Pre-Registration Required)
2:45p - 4:45p | MULTI-STATE INSURANCE CE (Pre-Registration Required)
5:00p - 6:30p | WELCOME RECEPTION
DAY TWO | Monday, September 16, 2019
7:30a - 8:45p | REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
8:45a - 9:00a | WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
9:00a - 10:30a | GENERAL SESSION KEYNOTE
10:40a - 11:10a | NETWORKING BREAK
11:20a - 12:20p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
12:30p - 1:30p | LUNCH
1:40p - 2:40p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:50p - 3:20p | NETWORKING BREAK
3:30p - 4:30p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
4:40p - 5:40p | NETWORKING & COCKTAILS with Sponsors
7:00p - 10:30p | DINNER with Sponsors or Dine on Your Own (*Sponsors may invite up to 15 attendees for dinner)
DAY THREE | Tuesday, September 17, 2019
7:30a - 8:45a | REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
9:00a - 10:15a | GENERAL SESSION
10:25a - 10:55a | NETWORKING BREAK
11:05a - 12:05p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
12:15p - 1:15p | LUNCH
1:25p - 2:25p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:35p - 3:05p | NETWORKING BREAK
3:15p - 4:15p | CONCURRENT SESSIONS
4:30p - 5:30p | NETWORKING & COCKTAILS with Sponsors
7:00p - 10:30p | AAAA DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE (Pre-Registration Required)
DAY FOUR | Wednesday, September 18, 2019
7:30a - 8:30a | REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
8:40a - 9:55a | GENERAL SESSION
10:05a - 10:35a | NETWORKING AND TECH DEVICE RAFFLE in Exhibit Hall
10:45a - 12:00n | AAAA TOWN HALL MEETING & CLOSING REMARKS
MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS TODAY
All conference activities will take place at the Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront Hotel, 2 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226.
Reservations can be made by calling (866) 710-7531 and requesting the AAAFA room rate of $189.00 single/double. Online reservations can be made through 9/7 at: Association of African American Financial Advisors Room Block- with Group Code AAF.
Become a Partner Today
#QUADA19 is a unique gathering of financial professionals who value the expertise, contributions, and collaboration of African Americans in the financial services profession. AAAA VISION, our flagship event, is slated for September 15 – 18, 2019 at the Crown Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront.
AAAA attendees are decision-makers: C-Suite Executives, Partner, President, Principal, Sole Proprietor and more.
AAAA members and attendees have diverse levels of experience from new entrepreneurs to established professionals.
As an AAAA Partner, we encourage engagement with ALL attendees in the exhibit area, and throughout the conference by participation in all events. Don’t miss a single networking opportunity!
Partner with AAAA to expand the base of African American CFP® professionals striving to serve grow, learn and make a difference for advisors and consumers that need us!
SHAPE THE FUTURE WITH US
LEVERAGE marketing opportunities to offer webinars and send communication via email and LinkedIn to AAAA members.
SHARE internally AAAA’s partnership with firm leaders responsible for talent acquisition, client acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion and affinity groups.
INVITE African American subject matter experts to serve as speakers and panelists to promote your firm’s business objectives.
BRING your ideas to AAAA and trust that AAAA will work closely with your firm to implement your suggestions.
COMMITMENT | A commitment to deepening the presence and contributions of African American financial professionals in the financial services industry.
ABILITY | Proven ability to gather together African American financial advisors who bring expertise and dedication to advance the financial planning profession.
HOSPITALITY | Host forums for partners to provide cutting-edge information, resources, and opportunities to members.
LEADERSHIP | Volunteer practitioners with astute business acumen and keen focus on building a sustainable organization that serves as a resource for firms, organizations, and financial professionals.
GIVING BACK TO OUR INDUSTRY | Volunteer practitioners who recognize that time is currency and who have invested much of this finite resource, as well as their expertise, in the strategic operations and execution of AAAA.