As they say in New Orleans, "We're Jazzed to See Ya!"

IASA XchangeTM | August 29 - September 1, 2021
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | New Orleans, LA

Registration and Accommodations Now Open!


Early bird registration is now available for our annual IASA XchangeTM 4-day conference in person, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Join us for the education and networking you need, and stay and experience that NOLA hospitality and culture of great jazz, unique culinary food and fun.

We are thrilled to take a small step towards togetherness.  Let’s meet in the bayou to Xchange ideas, collaborate, and reconnect with our friends and colleagues. We’ll revel in great hospitality, good music, and fabulous cuisine.  

Although it may look a little different, our spirits are high with the excitement of bringing our community back together with this first step, while keeping safety top of mind. We will be following all COVID safety protocols per the convention center and the city of New Orleans.  These include temperature checks upon entry at the convention center, masks, and social distancing, among other protocols.  We are in frequent contact with New Orleans and will update our protocols as guidelines change to keep you safe.

You can expect to see and hear great keynote speakers and industry experts in daily educational sessions.  Take a walk into the exhibit hall, reconnect with beloved colleagues and recall great memories of past conferences.

We can’t wait to see you there!


Confirmed Inspirational Keynote Speakers


OnPOINT Keynote | Sunday, August 29, 2021

Ken Schmidt is one of the business world’s most outspoken and provocative thought leaders on topics such as competitiveness, marketplace advocacy and loyalty. His philosophy on driving business growth -- by leveraging basic drivers of human behavior -- will change the way you see the world. It might even make you want to buy a motorcycle.

“Thrive Among Thorns: Untapped Growth Opportunities For Financial Services”

Find out more about Ken Schmidt.


IASA XchangeTM Keynote | Monday, August 30, 2021

John O'Leary is a #1 National Bestselling Author & Speaker Expected to Die. Now Teaching Others How to Truly Live.

Start your journey now.  Once expected to die, John now teaches others how to live. Decades after the fire, John now holds one of the greatest gifts of all: perspective. As an accomplished speaker, author and podcaster, John shares his perspective to awaken you to your life’s potential and energize you to live more thoughtfully, more boldly and more inspired.

Find out more about John O'Leary.


IASA XchangeTM Keynote | Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Risha Grant is motivated by her passion to correct societal isms like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism.  It is Risha’s personal mission to expose the value of Diversity & Inclusion while shining a light on the economic impact it creates. From her race, gender, and lifestyle choices, to growing a small business and tackling economic issues, every area of her life intersects diversity. 

Risha will empower you with D&I tools to increase your bottom line and permission to get rid of the BS.

Find out more about Risha Grant.