FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: January 22, 2013
Contact: Julie Cooling
Office: (704) 543-4554
ETF VIRTUAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCES THE LARGEST GLOBAL FINANCIAL ADVISOR CONFERENCE TO BE HELD JANUARY 23, 2013
ETF Trends and RIA Database Partner to Deliver the Latest ETF Research to Thousands of Financial Advisors Globally
IRVINE, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., (PRBuzz.com) January 22, 2013 -- The largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) investment conference, the ETF Virtual Summit, will be held on January 23, 2013. With thousands of financial advisors attending from across the globe, ETF Trends
and RIA Database are bringing the latest ETF news, opinions and investment ideas to these advisors in a unique virtual format at ETFVirtual.com.
Keynote speakers include:
• Bill Gross, Founder and co-CIO, PIMCO
• Jim Rogers, Legendary Worldwide Investor and Author
• Rob Arnott, Chairman & Founder, Research Affiliates
• Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock iShares
As ETF assets are rapidly approaching $2 trillion globally, more and more advisors are attracted to online educational opportunities like webcasts and the ETF Virtual Summit. A recent poll among financial advisors showed that 92 percent of advisors get their investment research online. ETF Virtual Summit participants will be able to learn from Wall Street experts, fellow financial advisors and the profound opinions of executives from major ETF providers. The meeting will take place in a virtual environment, avoiding the hassles and costs of traveling.
"Time is a premium for financial advisors today," Tom Lydon, Editor and Publisher of ETF Trends, said. "Our mission is to deliver all the benefits of an in-person ETF conference to your home or office."
"The ETF Virtual Summit connects financial advisors with money managers. We've built an online community that offers research in a way that advisors are asking for while providing a platform for ETF providers to reach more financial advisors than anywhere else," Julie Cooling, Founder and CEO of RIA Database, said.
Morningstar, State Street Global Advisors and Blackrock iShares are the Marquee Sponsors at this live online eevent. Additionally, industry experts and executives from various ETF providers and research firms will head discussions on innovative product ideas, sophisticated portfolio management, strategic investments in today's market
environment and critical ETF issues.
Registration is open at www.ETFVirtual.com The online event is free to all advisors. Attendees will also be able to receive 6 CFP Board and CIMA CE credits. Follow @ETFVirtual on Twitter. To learn more, contact RIA Database at (704) 543-4554.
About ETF Trends
ETF Trends is one of the leading websites for financial advisors, retail and institutional
investors and the exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry at large. With a special focus on news, trends, analysis and the latest product information, ETF Trends seeks to educate both novice and experienced investors around the world about the many uses of ETFs. To learn more visit www.ETFtrends.com Follow ETF Trends on Twitter @ETFtrends.
About RIA Database
RIA Database provides financial software and comprehensive profiles on RIAs, Bank/Trust Institutions, Registered Reps, Broker/Dealers and Family Offices. RIA Database services more than 400 financial institutions worldwide. To learn more, visit www.RIADatabase.com.
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ETF VIRTUAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCES THE LARGEST GLOBAL FINANCIAL ADVISOR CONFERENCE - JANUARY 23, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE