The annual WFG Convention of Champions has begun and the excitement is like none other. Over 20,000 associates arrived in sunny Las Vegas to begin what associates have described as “a life-changing event”.
Through the course of the Convention, attendees will have the chance to attend workshops, seminars, and build a network with others in the business. Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit The WFG Experience, which showcases booths for WFG Product Providers, the WFG Home Office and The WFG Foundation.
The evening concluding with Canada Day, an event dedicated to WFG associates from Canada. Speakers for the event included President of World Financial Group Canada Inc., Rick Williams, President and CEO of WFG, Joe DiPaola, and the WFG-sponsored curling athletes, Team Jennifer Jones and Randy Ferby.
The guest speaker for the evening was entrepreneur and philanthropist, Frank O’Dea, co-founder of Second Cup Coffee. O’Dea shared his incredible story how he overcame panhandling in the streets of Toronto to become a multimillionaire entrepreneur. His mantra was simply utilizing hope, vision and action in anything you do.
The evening ended with inspiring words from leaders Cameron Michaud, Nelia Destacamento and Raja Dhaliwal and a presentation of awards.