The 19th annual FIANA convention & trade show is scheduled for September 12-14, 2013, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The convention will offer association members excellent opportunities for educational networking during the round table sessions. Subjects will include: “Three Routes to Increased Profitability in Your Branches”; and “The 5 Trends that will Affect Your Business in 2014.”

The Friday morning program opens with industry pundit Jon Trivers and his “Yarns from the Tufter.” A great line-up of speakers continues with Gene Marks presenting, “Your Business, Your Future and Healthcare Reform.”  “Financial Forecasting in a Changing Environment,” will be discussed by Bob Langdon.

The trade show session opens on Friday at 4 pm with manufacturers displaying new products, presenting new marketing strategies, and open time for one-on-one networking with distributor members. The trade show will be open again on Saturday:  9 am until 2 pm.

On Friday evening, FIANA is offering all conference attendees the opportunity to participate in the Grand Ole Opry show free of charge.

For further information, contact Gary Verhey at