A Day of Inspiration and Motivation: Advocis’ The Time is Now

Toronto, Canada, January 08, 2010 --(PR.com)-- The Time is Now is not only the name of the event hosted by Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, but it is also the rallying cry to energize and inspire financial services practitioners for the year ahead. Held in Toronto on January 15, 2010, more than 700 financial advisors and planners will meet to hear such speakers as Melissa Wandall on The Power of Life Insurance and Richard Croft on Passive vs Active Investing.

“What a great way to start 2010,” enthused Greg Pollock, Advocis’ president and CEO. “We have a complete line-up of top-notch motivational and inspirational speakers on hand to ensure that, at the end of the day, everyone who attends this event will be really ready to take on the challenges of the year ahead.”

Finance Minister, The Honourable Jim Flaherty, will be the special guest speaker at the event.

Ross Morton from LOGiQ3 Underwriting Solutions Inc. will be speaking about the pressures on an advisor’s practice and, with more than 35 years in the industry, Don Smith will address some of the ups and downs to be experienced by advisors and what can be done to come out up top. In addition, communications coach, strategist and speaker, Teresa Easler will speak to changing how advisors and planners view their practices. Also scheduled to speak is: Guy Baker, president of the Million Dollar Round Table; leading living benefits advisor, Corry Collins; and Front Street Capital’s highly regarded portfolio manager, Frank Mersch.

“The members asked us for an event like this and we are pleased to be able to deliver,” continued Mr. Pollock. “I’m confident that this event will be well received.””

For more information about The Time is Now, please visit the Advocis website at www.advocis.ca.

Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada, is the oldest and largest voluntary membership association of financial advisors and planners in Canada. With more than 10,000 advisors and planners in 43 chapters across Canada, Advocis members provide financial advice, product service and employee benefit planning to millions of Canadians in a number of areas including estate and retirement planning, wealth management, risk management and tax planning. For more information about Advocis, visit www.advocis.ca.

Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada
Ann Walker