The Spark Institute

SPARK Conferences

SPARK National Conference 4-5, 2019

Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, VA (June 4-5, 2019) - A two day industry conference focused around key issues for the retirement plan market. 

SPARK Forum - November 3-5, 2019

The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL (November 3-5, 2019) - A three day industry conference focused on topical issues of importance for the retirement plan market.


Advisory Board Member Only Events


Executive Summit
The Ritz-Carlton Grand Lakes, Orlando, FL (March 5-7, 2019) - This event, for board members only, provides an opportunity to listen to presentations and participate in discussions covering topics of concern to retirement business senior leaders. Ample time is reserved for networking. We will kick off the Executive Summit with a reception on Tuesday evening, March 5th at 6pm, followed by dinner. The meeting begins with breakfast the morning of Wednesday, March 6th, followed by networking activities in the afternoon. The meeting continues on March 7th with breakfast and will conclude at 1 pm on Thursday, including lunch.

Advisory Board Meeting
Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, VA (June 5-6, 2019)  - This is a day of presentations and/or roundtable sessions on topical issues of importance to the retirement plan industry. Presentations may include regulatory officials and/or legislative staff. 

Washington Leadership Meeting
JW Marriott, Washington, DC (September 19-20, 2019) - This is a day of presentations and roundtable sessions including key regulators and legislative staff who have impact on the employer-based retirement systems.

Advisory Board Meeting
The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL (November 5-6, 2019)- Board members review the current year's accomplishments and establish priorities for the upcoming year. The meeting is preceded by dinner on November 5 after the SPARK Forum.

For more information, please contact Marlene Jung, COO, CFO, at or (860) 658-5058.