43rd Annual New Orleans Investment Conference Convenes Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS – More than 1,000 investors will convene in New Orleans for the 43rd Annual New Orleans Investment Conference, from Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras St.

         Called “The Greatest Investment Show on Earth” by Money Magazine, this four-day conference, produced by Jefferson Financial, Inc., will feature world-renowned speakers, panelists and educational sessions.

         Founded in 1974 by legendary entrepreneur James U. Blanchard III, the conference is now in its 43rd consecutive year. It ranks as the preeminent gathering of private investors and attracts wealthy individuals from all 50 states and over 35 nations.

         This year’s conference will feature presentations from feature Tucker Carlson, Robert Kiyosaki, Stephen Hayes, Doug Casey and dozens more of today’s top experts, giving attendees timely strategies and specific tips that allow them to profit during the uncertain days ahead, organizers said.

         The star-studded speaker roster includes:


 Tucker Carlson — The host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and the left’s most feared political pundit gives his take on today’s political landscape.

Saturday, Oct. 28, 1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.; The Geopolitical Panel

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:35 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.; General Session


• Robert Kiyosaki — Best known as the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” — the No. 1 personal finance book of all time — This entrepreneur has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money.

Friday, Oct. 27, 5:10 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.; General Session


• Stephen Hayes — Stephen F. Hayes is editor in chief of The Weekly Standard and author of two New York Times bestsellers: “Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President” and “The Connection: How al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America.” He is a regular Fox All Stars panelist on “Special Report” with Bret Baier.

Saturday, Oct. 28, 11:40 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.; General Session

Saturday, Oct. 28, 1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.; The Geopolitical Panel


• Doug Casey — Your friendly neighborhood anarcho-capitalist. The renowned speculator, author, libertarian and rabble-rouser shows how to find profits when the financial house of cards comes tumbling down. 

Friday, Oct. 27, 11:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.; Global Investing Panel

Friday, Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.; General Session


         The annual event has been held in New Orleans every year since its inception in 1974. This year’s event is expected to bring nearly $1.2 million in economic impact, organizers said.

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