Membership

Membership



Why join?


Membership with GAMA Canada is achieved through registering yourself as a Manager Member with Advocis, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada.

GAMA International Canada is Canada's only professional association dedicated to promoting the professional development needs of management in the financial services industry.

As a member, you have access to:

  • World–class education and training RESOURCES, as GAMA International Canada provides informal, interactive learning with a focus on professional development and networking.

  • CERTIFICATE AND CE CREDITS through GAMA's 4–course Systems for Success Field Leadership Series — Canada's only in–person professional development workshops for leaders in the financial services industry. You will hear from the masters, share ideas with your peers, assess your current practices, and develop an action plan to enhance your recruiting and selection process in order to bring the best candidates on board.

  • A LIMITED-TIME REFERRAL PROMOTION for a complimentary Field Leadership Series workshop registration.

  • Your free subscription to FORUM MAGAZINE — Published four times a year by Advocis, with industry experts and seasoned journalists providing valuable insights into the issues and trends that matter most to Canada's financial professionals. Topics include practice management, investing, insurance, financial planning, succession planning, and estate and tax planning.

  • Building RELATIONSHIPS with peer professionals, with the opportunity to network with colleagues, industry leaders, and experts locally, nationally and internationally, and from companies in varying distribution channels. Having such access to counsel, guidance and encouragement from fellow leaders is of immeasurable value and offers GAMA International Canada members a tremendous opportunity not available anywhere else.

  • Industry LEADERSHIP opportunities through attendance at GAMA's annual Leadership and Management (LAMP) Conference — Hosted by our US affiliate, GAMA International, this conference takes place annually in March and features interactive educational workshops, top–notch keynote speakers and the opportunity to network with peers and industry leaders locally, nationally and internationally. Sharpen your skills, learn what others have done to become — and stay — successful and share ideas with your colleagues. As a GAMA International Canada member, you receive a $550 US savings on registration to this exciting event specifically designed for managers and leaders in the financial services industry.

  • Becoming a RECOGNIZED member for achieving standards of excellence in distribution management as, for nearly three decades, GAMA International Canada's member Awards Program has been recognizing the achievement of leaders in the financial services industry. Become recognized as the best of the best in distribution management through GAMA International Canada's prestigious Management Awards Program.

Who Should Join?


You cannot afford to miss out on the learning and networking resources that GAMA International Canada provides if:

  • You are in a leadership role within the financial services industry, and
  • Your role involves any of the following key concepts:
    • Coaching & Leadership
    • Business Development (including sales, marketing, practice management, compliance and technology)
    • Training & Education
    • Recruitment & Selection
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