About FICP

About FICP

What is FICP?

With a history spanning nearly 60 years, Financial & Insurance Conference Planners (FICP®) provides access to education, experience and resources targeting the needs of financial services and insurance meeting planners from across North America. FICP offers first-rate conferences, regional meetings, virtual networking, educational opportunities and state-of-the-art strategic sourcing tools to assist the development of high-caliber meeting planning professionals. FICP membership boasts a community of 1,500 planner members and hospitality partners and maintains a unique balanced planner to hospitality partner ratio at all events. Learn more about the history of FICP.

View the FICP membership video to learn more about the culture of FICP.

Mission & Vision

FICP is an association of insurance and financial services industry-meeting planners who exchange proven meeting management techniques and explore trends and new ideas that may enhance the value of conferences.

Our Objectives

  1. Promote a high standard of ethical and professional conduct.
  2. Support a network for information exchange on conference sites and procedures.
  3. Promote the exchange of information on meeting management techniques and new trends.
  4. Foster new ideas on how to enhance the value of conferences.
  5. Promote professional stature, competence and career growth.
  6. Promote better communication with hoteliers/suppliers.

Our Strategic Initiatives

The association’s strategic plan was developed with four strategic initiatives in mind:   

  1. Brand the association as the preferred association for those engaged in or serving the insurance and financial services conference planning profession.
  2. Increase member value, create member loyalty and achieve membership growth.
  3. Increase the value of the association through education to meeting planners and hospitality partners.
  4. Develop a sponsorship program that includes a fair and objective process for identifying, retaining and recognizing sponsors. In turn, demonstrate value to sponsors for their participation.

Our Brand

FICP provides high-quality information, education and networking to financial and insurance meeting professionals, increasing their success and strategic value. We maintain a balanced planner to hospitality partner ratio at all times, resulting in a unique business environment.