Breakfasts, Receptions, and Parties

GAMA members are people oriented: It’s at the core of what they must do every day. So it wouldn’t be a LAMP conference without some fun receptions, energizing breakfasts, and at least one great party!

Welcome Reception in the Resource Center

Sunday, March 16, 2014
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join us in the Resource Center for our annual reception and start LAMP with a smile.

Women of GAMA Leadership Session

Location: Delta D

Sunday, March 16, 2014
4:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Ladies (and gentlemen), come on over to LAMP’s third annual women’s session. Women’s importance to the insurance and financial services industry is growing every year, so you won’t want to miss this special event and its follow-up super-networking reception.

Women of GAMA Networking Reception


Sunday, March 16, 2014
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

After you're all revved up from the "Women of GAMA Leadership Session, join your fellow female GAMA members for follow-up discussion.

LAMP ’14 Kick off Party: "Denim and Diamonds"

Location: Fuse Sports Club

Sunday, March 16, 2014
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Yee-haw, everybody! It’s time to dig out those fancy cowboy boots, big ol’ cowboy hats, sequined shirts, jeans or jean dresses (though you can leave the six-shooters at home), and get ready for a foot-stompin’ good time. The best getup wins that cowboy or cowgirl free registration and hotel room at LAMP ’15.

The Essentials of Leadership and Management
Alumni Breakfast

Location: Bayou CD

Monday, March 17, 2014
6:30 AM – 7:45 AM

The ever-growing band of field leaders who can quote their favorite “Conkism” gather each year to be reminded of the essentials for success in our competitive industry. Breakfast for the members-only event begins at 6:00 AM.

2013 FUN-dation Auction
A Prize-Winning Jamboree!

Location: Delta Ballroom

Monday, March 17, 2014
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

Attend the GAMA Foundation reception on Monday evening and win prizes at both the silent and live auctions. Bid for great deals on:

  • Top industry speakers   
  • Sports events
  • Vacation homes
  • Travel and leisure
  • And much more


Enjoy a wonderful evening while supporting the important work of the GAMA Foundation for Education and Research. The auction catalog will be sent to you prior to LAMP. Come to Nashville prepared to bid and win!


International Reception and Awards

Location: Delta Ballroom

Monday, March 17, 2014
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
Our growing international contingent of LAMP attendees gathers for connection. Those who have submitted their GAMA Award Program applications by the Feb. 11 deadline to be recognized at LAMP will also receive their certificates of achievement.

Sponsored by AIG

Celebration of Excellence Awards Reception

Location: Delta Ballroom

Monday, March 17, 2014
6:00 PM – 6:45 PM

At this invitation-only reception, the winners of the James H. Kreuger First in Class Award and the Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award get ready for their moment in the spotlight: the Celebration of Excellence Banquet.

Celebration of Excellence Banquet

Location: Delta Ballroom

Monday, March 17, 2014
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

GAMA’s annual awards gala and black-tie-optional dinner hails the best of the best in financial services, honoring the 2014 Management Hall of Fame inductee and recipients of the James H. Krueger First in Class Award and Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award. Reservations required; cost is $149 per person.

Company Meetings, Receptions, and Dinners

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Many companies hold events for their members who attend LAMP. Please contact your company representative for information on your company’s events.