Located on 500 plush acres, this award-winning luxury hotel offers an unparalleled environment in which to recharge, reflect and renew your enthusiasm for what lies ahead. Whether you're taking in powerful World Series of Sales training, or unwinding following a day of learning and networking, the JW Marriott Grande Lakes will surround you in sophistication and world-class service .


Rory Vaden

Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™

Pete Vargas

Founder & CEO of Advance Your Reach

Kevin Kruse

Founder & CEO Leadx ™

Andrew Friedman

Founder and Principal of The Washington Update

January 19, 2008 | Las Vegas, NV

Viva Las WSOS

In 2008, what happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas! Advisors Excel producers were so pumped after meeting for the inaugural World Series of Sales event that they went on to have a collectively record-breaking year.

January 22, 2009 | Nashville, TN

Big Time, Baby!

At the 2009 World Series of Sales in Nashville, attendees were both motivated and entertained on opening night by ESPN analyst Dick Vitale — one of the nation's most requested public speakers. Guests also enjoyed a private concert by country music star Phil Vassar.

January 16, 2010 | San Diego, CA

The Big Bang of WSOS 2010

In San Diego, Awards Night was an event to be remembered with a fireworks display seen from the deck of the U.S.S. Midway Aircraft Carrier underneath the San Diego skyline!

January 21, 2011 | New Orleans, LA

Private Mardi Gras Parade Tops WSOS 2011

In 2011, AE shut down the French Quarter as a dozen double-decker floats carried WSOS participants to the annual Awards Night ceremonies in a private Mardi Gras parade.

January 20, 2012 | Los Angeles, CA

Leno Lights Up WSOS in Los Angeles

In 2012, Leno delighted guests at The World Series of Sales Awards Night ceremonies at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios with a one-hour stand-up routine filled with the punchlines and ironic observations that have made him one of America’s most beloved comedians.

January 18, 2013 | Dallas, TX

Tony Robbins Sparks BIG Dreams in 2013

Producers were surprised and captivated by opening-day presenter Tony Robbins, Peak Performance Coach and motivational speaker, as he spoke about overcoming obstacles, facing fears, achieving more and maintaining a proper mindset.

January 24, 2014 | Washington D.C.

A Presidential Experience

The very special guest for World Series of Sales 2014 was none other than the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush. Our guests had the opportunity to gain insights into what it was like to hold the highest office in the free world.

January 22, 2015 | Orlando, FL

David Blaine Wows Guests in Orlando

In 2015, our opening-night festivities kicked off with a private show from magician David Blaine. His mind-bending illusions and stunning performance inspired attendees to "Imagine What THEY Could Do."

January 22, 2016 | Scottsdale, AZ

AE Advisors Support the USO

Our annual WSOS fundraising event resulted in the collection of over $620,000 to support the USO and the brave Americans who have served to protect our freedom.

January 27, 2017 | San Diego, CA

Party On!

At our annual Awards Night in 2017, the hilarious entertainer Dana Carvey showed up for a side-splitting evening of fun and celebration.

Do You Qualify

WSOS 2018 qualification is based upon paid annuity business from Jan. 1, 2017- Nov. 30, 2017 and a full commitment to Advisors Excel. New York production is not included, certain products/carriers may be excluded and certain restrictions may apply. Registered Representative participation subject to broker-dealer approval.  Contact your VP of Advisor Development for more details.


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