SOURCE: Retirement Income Industry Association

June 11, 2007 11:21 ET

The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) Sponsors Networking Reception at Financial Research Corporation's 3rd Annual Retirement Forum

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - The Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA) is sponsoring a cocktail reception at Financial Research Corporation's (FRC's) 3rd Annual Retirement Forum on June 13, 2007 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA.

"We are excited to sponsor this networking event at FRC's nearly sold-out forum for the retirement industry," said Francois Gadenne, Founding Chairman of RIIA and CEO of Retirement Engineering, Inc. "The forum attracts the senior executives from major financial services firms who are committed to leading innovation and change in the retirement income business. It will be a unique opportunity for these leaders to interact."

According to Elizabeth Wetherbee, vice president and director of marketing for FRC, in addition to the stellar line up of experts on retirement product design and strategy, the pinnacle of the day-long program will be the Retirement Income Product and Service Innovation discussions leading off with FRC's latest research. "The discussions will be exciting as an interactive panel with diametrically opposed perspectives share their insights and opinions," she explained.

About Financial Research Corporation (FRC)

Financial Research Corporation (FRC) provides the knowledge to build stronger relationships through product development and management, distribution solutions, and marketing strategies. For nearly 20 years, our insightful research and consulting services have been assisting marketing, product development, and strategic planning professionals in the creation of innovative products and services. Based in Boston, FRC is at the forefront of assisting its clients to comprehend and respond to the rapid changes occurring in the manufacture and distribution of investment products. Our more than 200 clients include the world's leading asset managers and distributors. For more information, visit the FRC Web site at

About the Retirement Income Industry Association

RIIA ( is a national, not-for-profit organization whose members are defining the future of retirement security in the United States. The vortex of innovation in the retirement income business, RIIA provides a non-biased forum for sharing information, strategies and research. RIIA members receive quantitative and qualitative analyses of trends in the manufacture, distribution and usage of retirement income products and services. The association facilitates understanding of retirement income issues through educational programs and training.

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