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Doubletree Hotel at Westport, St. Louis

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Register now for the Missouri Benefit Specialist Symposium

Join brokers, agents and providers from around the state for the Missouri Benefits Specialist Symposium Sept. 28-29 at the Doubletree Hotel at Westport. Book your hotel room now.

The two-day seminar features an opportunity to earn up to 8 CE credits for Missouri and Illinois. The program features Benefits Technology Certification, “Future Technology for Brokers” with David C. Smith of NAHU, as well as a trade show, reception and full slate of presentations on Friday.

Please note: The Benefits Technology Certification registration fee is an additional separate fee and paid directly to NAHU. Go to to register for the Pre-Conference session.

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Thursday, Sept. 28

1:30-4:30 p.m.


Pre-Conference: NAHU Benefits Technology Certification
Future Technology for Brokers
David C. Smith, NAHU

3 CE credits approved for Illinois and Missouri

Separate registration is required. Go to to register.

Boardroom A&B




Trade Show Grand Opening and VIP Reception

Keynote Speaker
The Future is Now in Washington
Marcy Buckner, NAHU
1 CE approved for Illinois and Missouri

Plaza Ballroom


Friday, Sept. 29  
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration Foyer
  Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom

The Future of Maintaining Gen Xers and Attracting Millenials
Eric Johnson, Broker Sales Executive

1 CE approved for Missouri and Illinois

Plaza Ballroom
9:30-9:45 Back to the Future 1985 Breakdown Plaza Ballroom
9:45-10:30 Break in Exhibit Hall Plaza Ballroom

The Future of Reference-Based Pricing
Daniel Wells, Executive Vice President, Business Development
EndeavorPlus, Inc.
1 CE approved for Illinois and Missouri

Plaza Ballroom
11:30-11:45 Back to the Future 1955 Sock Hop Plaza Ballroom
11:45-Noon Gold Sponsor Remarks Plaza Ballroom
Noon-12:30 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom
12:30-1:30 Keynote
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) 
1 CE approved for Illinois and Missouri
Plaza Ballroom
1:30-2:00 Break and Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom
2:00-3:00 Panel Discussion
The Future of Healthcare
CEOs of AETNA, Anthem, Cigna and HealthLink (Invited); Frank D’Antonio, Local Market President, AETNA; Dan Wiss, Vice President of Sales, MidAmerica Region, Cigna HealthCare; Pat Quinn, CEO, Missouri and Central/Southern Illinois, United HealthCare.
Moderated by David Watson, D.A. Watson and Company
1 CE approved for Illinois and Missouri
Plaza Ballroom
3:00 Final Remarks, Announcements and Exhibit Hall Open Plaza Ballroom

Rooms Available for the Symposium at the DoubleTree

A block of rooms has been reserved for Sept. 27-30. The special room rate will be available until Aug. 28 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 

Booking a room from the reservation site is simple. To begin the process, click on “Book a Room” to receive rates starting at $119 per night.

See you at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis – Westport in September!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis-Westport
1973 Craigshire Road
Saint Louis, Missouri 63146
(314) 434-0100

Gold Level Annual Sponsors
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Delta Dental
HealthLink, Inc.
Silver Level Annual Sponsor
United Healthcare
Bronze Level Annual Sponsors
Benefit Indemnity Corporation
Agency Sponsors
The Bremer Group
The BlueChip Consortium


Continental Breakfast Sponsor
EyeMed Vision Care
National General Benefits Solutions & National General Accident & Health                                                  

Allied National
Allstate Benefits
Assurity Life Insurance Company
Benepay Technologies
Colonial Life
Kansas City Life Insurance
LifeSecure Insurance
M2 Brokerage
NueSynergy, Inc.
Opticare Plus Vision
Quotit Corporation
Select Account
Starmark-a Trustmark Company 
Tallgrass Benefits/Manhattan Life 
The Insurance Partners
Total Administrative Services Corp
TriNet HR III, Inc.
UMB Healthcare Services
Vision Care Direct

Signage Sponsor
Select Account

Break Sponsors
The E.C.C.H.I.C. Group

Starmark-a Trustmark Company
UMB Healthcare Services

iPad Drawing Sponsor
ID Watchdog 

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