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2023 Guest Program | Annual Convention

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Guests or spouses who are not in financial services or banking-related occupations are eligible for this special rate and program. Registration includes conference sessions, the exclusive guest program session, meal functions, social events and entrance to The Hub.

Guest Program Session

Harnessing Fear: How Anyone Can Turn Fear into Courage
Monday, October 9, 12:15 - 1:15 PM

Many are surprised to learn that when Jessica first dreamt of sailing around the world, she was scared of just about everything. She believes that three things enable anyone to turn their fears into courage: the ability to identify the fear that holds someone back, understanding the reason or motivation for that fear, and realizing that anyone can choose the way they react. But as Jessica discovered when she created a media storm by colliding with a 63,000-ton ship on her first night at sea, courage also requires practice.

  • Jessica Watson, Youngest Person to Sail Solo, Nonstop Around the World and Subject of the Netflix Film “True Spirit

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