News Life and Health26 Jun 2018

Global:15,000 attend 2018 MDRT Annual Meeting

| 26 Jun 2018

Some 15,000 attendees from 67 countries are in Los Angeles for the 2018 MDRT Annual Meeting that is being held from 24 to 27 June.

The event officially opened on Sunday evening, June 24. Highlights included the MDRT Flag Ceremony and a keynote presentation by noted speaker John Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books, and was recognised as one of the world’s most influential leadership experts by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. (See Five things to do every day to lead a significant life - John Maxwell)

Mr James Pittman, 2018, President, Million Dollar Round Table, said, “It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 MDRT Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. You will get to hear from extraordinary speakers and learn from the industry’s best professionals. Whether this is your first meeting or your 50th, there are a few things you should be sure to do while here. Be sure to share an idea, meet a new colleague, learn something and celebrate this achievement that you have accomplished. On behalf of the Executive Committee, thank you for attending this year’s MDRT annual Meeting.”   

In his message on 2018 MDRT Overview regarding statistics and information about MDRT’s membership, he said, “For the past 90 years, MDRT has been committed to delivering innovative ideas that empower growth for our members around the world. MDRT’s longevity and record 2018 membership numbers are testaments to the tangible benefits that being a member of The Premier Association of Financial Professionals provides.”

MDRT Statistics (as of July 1, 2017)

Membership by Country
1 P.R. China  11,259 
Hong Kong SAR  9,994
United States 8,754
4 India 6,358
5 Japan 5,887
Taiwan R.O.C 5,116
7 Republic of Korea 3,116
8 Philippines 1,556
9 Thailand 1,541
10 Indonesia 1,367


Top 10 Multinational Companies
1  AIA Group Ltd, Hong Kong SAR  8,324 
Prudential plc, England UK 5,231
3 Life Insurance Corporation of India, India  5,140
4 Prudential Financial, USA 2,963
5 New York Life, USA 2,948
6 Manulife Financial Corporation, Canada 2,173
7 AXA Group, France 1,627
8 MetLife, USA 1,410
Sun Life Financial, Canada 1,119
10  Cathay Finncial Holdings, Taiwan, R.O.C. 761


Total members: 62,636; companies represented: 506; and nations and territories represented: 69. 

Asia Insurance Review and Asia Advisers Network are reporting on the event "live" in Los Angeles.  

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