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Aflac Announces Heisman Trophy Viewing at 2012 Benefits Selling Expo

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Aflac Announces Heisman Trophy Viewing at 2012 Benefits Selling Expo15:12 EDT Wednesday, May 09, 2012Proud Sponsor of Heisman Trophy, Aflac Presents Broker of the Year Award at ConferenceSAN ANTONIO, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefits Selling is pleased to announce that Aflac will bring the sports icon Heisman Memorial Trophy to the 2012 Benefits Selling Expo conference to be held on May 9th -11th, 2012, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/SUMMITLOGO )Conference attendees will have the opportunity for photographs with the Heisman Trophy, one of college football's most prestigious awards, at the Aflac booth (No. 501) during exhibit hall hours.Also, for the second consecutive year, Aflac is the sponsor of the 2012 Broker of the Year award which will be presented on Thursday, May 10th, at the conference. This prestigious award is bestowed to the most influential, innovative and successful benefits brokers in the business, who have managed to distinguish themselves from their peers and provide extraordinary customer service."We couldn't be more thrilled to have this prestigious trophy at our show this year," said Denis Storey, editor of Benefits Selling. "And it makes perfect sense to have the award that honors the most outstanding college football player in the country as an attendee the same day we announce the 2012 Broker of the Year in partnership with Aflac. Talk about a busy day."Benefits Selling Expo is the benefits industry's largest educational and networking event for employee benefits brokers and agents. This three-day event is sponsored by: Aflac, Colonial, Colonial Life, The Hartford, Lincoln Financial Group and more than 75 premier carrier and industry service providers. For more information, visit www.benefitssellingexpo.com or call 888-831-8333.About Summit Business MediaSummit Business Media is the leading B2B media and information company serving the insurance, financial, legal and investment advisory markets. Summit strives to be "The Next Generation of Business Information" for executives and practitioners by providing breaking news and analysis, in-depth practice management strategies, business-building techniques and actionable data. Summit services the information needs of its customers through numerous channels, including digital, print, and live events. For more information, please visit SummitBusinessMedia.com.About AflacWhen a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have helped provide a safety net and give policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one life insurance company in terms of individual policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For six consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. In 2012 for the 14th consecutive year, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Also, Fortune magazine included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies for the 11th time in 2012. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com or aflacenespanol.com.About the Heisman Trophy TrustThe Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity. Winners epitomize great ability combined with diligence, perseverance, and hard work. The Heisman Trophy Trust ensures the continuation and integrity of this award. The Trust, furthermore, has a charitable mission to support amateur athletics and to provide greater opportunities to the youth of our country. Our goal through these charitable endeavors is for the Heisman Trophy to symbolize the fostering of a sense of community responsibility and service to our youth, especially those disadvantaged or afflicted. All assets of the Trust beyond the expense of maintaining the annual presentation of the Heisman Memorial Trophy are reserved for such charitable causes.Available Topic Expert: For information on the listed expert, click appropriate link.Denis Storey https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=94302SOURCE Summit Business MediaFor further information: Tamara Patterson, Publisher, Benefits Selling & BenefitsPro.com, +1-720-895-4988, tpatterson@benefitspro.com