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Every Day is Game Day in Texas

The 2018 NAIFA-Texas Conference was designed with YOU in mind every step of the way. Get your popcorn ready because this conference will absolutely have you doing the touchdown celebration of the season! The "game changing" speakers are impactful and will deliver a ROI. Plan for the long President's Day weekend and bring your family. Step back in time in Historic Downtown Grapevine with its collection of charming shops, restaurants, and a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities for the whole family!

The Game Changers

Conference Presenters

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Chad Hennings

Living Excellence

Chad Hennings...Three-Time NFL Superbowl Champion, 9 Year Veteran with the Dallas Cowboys, 45 Successful Combat Missions Flying A-10 Planes with the Air Force and Author of Three Books: Forces of Character, Rules of Engagement, and It Takes Commitment. See Chad in action and view his website.


Mark Zinder

"Righting" Your Book: On How To Grow Your Business In This Post DOL World

Mark Zinder...Has identified 3 areas that you can grow your business in and in his presentation he'll show you where they are. The average investor is working with 6-8 different financial professionals. When they retire they go from working with 6-8 to 1 or 2. Mark will show you how to become the financial professional that the money is being transferred to and not from! See Mark in action and view his website.

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Jim Ruta

"Game Day Playbook"

Jim Ruta..."The Re-Energizer" - Learn the 4 competencies of Top Advisors and how to use them - A simple and powerful new insurance sales presentation, and be inspired to outperform your best! See Jim in action and view his website.


Jennifer Powers

Oh, Shift! - Change Your Life With One Little Letter

Jennifer Powers...Based on the teachings and processes found in her best-selling book, Oh, Shift!, Jennifer offers a fresh perspective on the shifts you can make to take full control over your personal and/or professional life. See Jennifer in action and view her website.

Conference Highlights

The Halftime Show

We take this opportunity to reflect on our association's rich history. This is where we will honor the past, rub elbows with "The Legends" of our industry, welcome our future and recognize the recipient of the 2018 NAIFA-Texas Lifetime Achievement Award, Texas' highest honor.

This year's "halftime show" will also incorporate Real Life Stories Texas Style!

The Cowboys Training Tour & Dinner

Join us on a tour of The Star, training facility of the Dallas Cowboys! The evening of Saturday, February 17th, we will kick off with the tour followed by drinks, dinner, and networking.

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Convention Badge Discount Program

Receive discounts for products and services in select businesses in downtown Grapevine by showing your NAIFA-Texas conference badge. View discounts for the NAIFA-Texas "Show Your Badge" program.


Hilton DFW Lakes, Grapevine, Texas

Hotel discount extended to January 30th!

Bring the family for President's Day weekend and take advantage of all the Hilton has to offer from an indoor pool and hot tub to relaxing views of the lake and the location is only minutes away from downtown Grapevine.

The discounted room rate is only $139/night. NAIFA-Texas has a block of rooms available at this special rate until January 30, 2018 or until the group block is sold out.

Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Ticket Pricing


Entire Conference

  • Member: $250
  • First Time Attendee, YAT Member, Spouse: $175
  • NAIFA-Texas Past President: $125
  • Non-Member: $300

The Star Tour & Dinner

  • Member Rate per Person: $50 (Member rate is for the member and for each person they are bringing.)
  • Non-Member Rate per Person: $75

Tiered Pricing For Companies

  • 5-25 Attendees: $175 per person
  • 26-50 Attendees: $130 per person
  • Over 50 Attendees: Call for Pricing
  • To register as a group, please contact Monica Lopez at the NAIFA-Texas offices.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for conference registrations must be e-mailed to Monica Lopez. Requests received on/before January 5, 2018 entitle registrants to a full refund. 50% of your registration fee will be charged for requests received January 19-26, 2018. NO REFUNDS on requests received January 27, 2018 or after.

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Conference Exhibitors

Contact the "Officials"


(512) 716-8800


108 Wild Basin Rd, Suite 160

Austin, TX 78746

P: 512-716-8800 | F: 512-942-5341

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