2024 Annual Meeting

The Executive Committee is thrilled to announce that the AFBC will hold an in-person annual meeting this coming June! The meeting will be held at the lovely Kimpton Marlowe Hotel, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Please mark your calendars for June 19 – 21.

We're still finalizing our presentation topics and speakers for the 2024 Annual Meeting, but the meeting will follow our customary format with a reception the evening of the 19th and ½ day seminars the following Thursday and Friday. A program containing a schedule of the Annual Meeting will be provided to attendees prior to the meeting.

To register for the 2024 Annual Meeting, please complete the registration form and pay the registration fee. The registration form can be downloaded below or completed online.  

Registration Fees

  • $475 USD for members
  • $525 USD for non-members
  • Attendees may include a guest for an additional $125 USD. Guests are invited to the opening reception and all meals.
The registration fee includes CLE applications and processing.

Individual and group payments may be made by sending a check payable to "Association of Fraternal Benefit Counsel" to the AFBC Secretary-Treasurer, Ellen Reynolds, at the following address: AFBC c/o Modern Woodmen of America, 1701 1st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201.  If making a group payment, please provide the names of all attendees with the payment. Individual payments may also be made using PayPal.

Registration Payment

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The AFBC will refund 100% of fees for any cancellation request received on or before May 12, 2024. For any cancellation request received between May 13th and May 31st, the AFBC will refund the registration fee(s) minus any processing fees and, if applicable, meeting costs incurred related to the registration. No refunds will be made after May 31st.

Registration Form

If you are bringing a guest, please complete the following:

Hotel reservations are not included with the meeting registration. The AFBC has secured a limited number of rooms at the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel at a discounted pre-tax rate of $279 USD. Reserve your room here or by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-825-7140 (mention the Association of Fraternal Benefit Council (AFBC) to ensure you receive the group discount). The AFBC group rate is valid three days pre-arrival and three days post group departure and is subject to availability. Note, the online reservation link does not reflect the group rate for the three days pre-arrival and post group departure; if you book online and wish to extend your stay at the group rate (subject to availability), please email the Kimpton Marlowe Hotel Conference Services Manager, Haley Fusco, at Haley.Fusco@hotelmarlowe.com to have the group rate applied to your reservation. Reservations must be received by May 17, 2024, to receive the group rate. The hotel may charge fees for early departures or cancellations. Self-parking is available for $30 USD per day, and valet parking is available for $55 USD per day.