ATLANTA, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association (LIDMA) has announced that the LIDMA Fall Meeting & Business Showcase will take place September 27 through September 29, 2015 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN. LIDMA is the insurance industry's most focused gathering of direct response producers, underwriters and vendors who are on the cutting edge of distributing life insurance directly to consumers or through branded strategic partnerships.
"There is no hotter topic in life insurance than direct-to-consumer sales and the Loews Vanderbilt in Nashville is the place to be September 27 through the 29th," said LIDMA president Byron Udell. "Underwriters, producers and vendors who are interested in this expanding channel are invited to attend and I guarantee that you will come away with a clearer understanding of the dynamics, intricacies and regulatory issues of selling life insurance on a direct response basis."
Attendance at the LIDMA Loews Nashville Fall Meeting & Showcase is available only to LIDMA members. Udell continued, "We've made it especially attractive for life insurers, banks and financial institutions who are eyeing this space to attend, offering discounted annual membership fees for new members with first-time attendees." Information on the various membership categories and pricing is available at www.lidma.org.
More and more life insurance buyers are becoming self-directed and using direct response channels as their preferred method of purchasing life insurance. Recent trends in the direct-to-consumer sector have recently seen accelerated interest from big box stores, electronic retailers, search engine companies, banks, credit unions and other non-traditional companies that command vast audiences. LIDMA is the primary organization dedicated to supporting business and professionals who are active in this new and rapidly expanding channel.
Udell continued, "This LIDMA Conference will provide clear direction and ready-to-use information for producers and companies to maximize their direct response sales or initiate successful direct response efforts."
The agenda for this year's event includes industry panel discussions, detailed "State of the Channel" address, updates on the evolution of the LIDMA E-Process and Process Improvement success stories. Presentations from numerous industry experts and networking sessions are also featured during the three-day event.
"LIDMA leads the charge in cultivating new technologies, processes and sales methods that benefit LIDMA members and the life insurance industry as a whole," says Udell. "All of the latest technology and process advancements in our industry are on display at our Fall Meeting & Showcase."
For more information on LIDMA membership, visit www.lidma.org.
Early registration discounts are available through August 15 as well as reduced rates at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. For room reservations, attendees should contact the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel at (615) 320-1700 and ask for the LIDMA Fall Meeting rate of $229 per night.
Attendees should plan to arrive on Sunday, September 27 and depart on Wednesday, September 29.
LIDMA is the primary association dedicated to supporting businesses and professionals active in direct sales of life insurance products to consumers – the fastest growing sales segment in the life insurance industry. The not-for-profit organization is committed to helping members boost their revenues and reduce costs.
For more information, visit www.lidma.org.
SOURCE Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association