The Bond Ballroom, downtown Hartford, CT
TOP FLOOR, 338 Asylum Street,
Hilton Homewood Suites Hotel

Format and Timeline

  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM - Registration –  Bond Ballroom, Hartford, Connecticut
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM- Networking Reception
  • 12:30 PM - Lunch and Featured Speaker
  • 1:00 PM - WCMA Annual Meeting
    INCLUDES Announcements about Annual Contributions and the upcoming Distinguished Career Award Recipients
  • 2 PM-3 PM - Young Execs Networking

Reservations and Donations

PLEASE RESERVE ONLINE OR VIA PRINTED FORM WHEN OPEN - Open Seating – Hold Seats for Groups

In Advance – (Deadline is December TBD) *

$90/person - Corporate members & Guests

$110/person - Non-Members

After Deadline or At the Door*

$100/Member or $120/Non Member

*Student Attendees or Interns are comp – But you need to call or email to confirm a badge!

Refunds for Cancellations End – Dec. 3rd

Charitable Contributions

We will again donate to Toys for Tots.

Option 1:  Bring an unwrapped toy/game (for ages 2-12) for the gift table

Option 2:  Bring check to registration made out to “Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.”

Parking & Directions

From I-91 take Capitol Area exit. From I-84 take Exit #50. Follow GPS to 338 Asylum Street or contact WCMA office for detailed directions.  Parking is located behind the building and is $6 for our corporate event.

Suggested Accommodations

Homewood Suites by Hilton 860-524-0223

Marriott Hartford Downtown 860-249-8000

Hilton Hartford Hotel 860-728-5151

Register Online Download Registration Form

 

SUMMARY -Thursday, December 5, 2019

Bond Ballroom, downtown Hartford, CT

11:30AM

Networking Hour - Event Hosted 135 Attendees

12:30PM

Lunch Presentation- John S Traynor,Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Peoples Bank Wealth Management

Economic Overview – Traynor covered key economic, political, and manufacturing industrial topics confiming budget concerns and incertainty, but that private investors have been and remain very active seeking to acquire and grow companies.

**Traynor's presentation file was made available to attendees and remains available to Members

Traynor Bio - As Chief Investment Officer, Traynor directs the overall investment process and has ultimate responsibility for the work of various investment committees. He also serves as the chief spokesman for the firm’s investment outlook through regular strategy briefings. He appears regularly on CNBC, Nightly Business Report and Fox Business Network, as well as being quoted in the NY Times and Wall Street Journal.

Prior to joining People’s United Wealth Management in 2011, John served as Director of Investment Strategy and Alternative Investments at Hawthorn, a $22 billion family office in the PNC Financial Services Group.   Education - Villanova University, bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance

1:00-2:00PM

 

 

2:00-4:00PM

 Business Meeting and 2020 Distinguished Career Award Recipients Announced (see separate Awards dinner page on this website)

WCMA Reported Record $15K in Charity and Scholarship Donations including over $4K for the Annual Toys for Toys drive - plus toys delivered on site

 

A newly introduced NETWORKING SEGMENT FOR YOUNG EXECS AND ATTENDEES- 25-45 YEAR OLD MEMBERS drew 50 plus