The PLANSPONSOR/PLANADVISER Excellence in Retirement Awards is the annual networking event to celebrate the accomplishments of the best of the best in the retirement plan industry. Each year, we honor the nation’s leading retirement plan sponsors and advisers, as well as the top product, investment and service providers, at this exclusive gathering, hosted at the beautiful Pier 60 in the Chelsea Pier complex, overlooking the Hudson River.

This year’s event will honor:

  • PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsors of the Year
  • PLANSPONSOR Best in Class 401(k) Plans
  • PLANSPONSOR Service Stars
  • PLANSPONSOR DC Survey Standouts
  • PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers
  • PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Advisers of the Year
  • PLANADVISER Adviser Choice Awards


Schedule of Events

March 26, 2020

  1. 4:15pm – 6:00pm

    PLANSPONSOR Confidential
    Sponsored by Voya Financial®

    (Invitation only)

  2. 4:15pm – 6:00pm

    PLANADVISER Confidential
    Sponsored by Voya Financial®

    (Invitation only)

  3. 6:00pm – 7:00pm

    Cocktail Reception

  4. 7:00pm – 9:00pm

    Dinner and Awards

  5. 9:00pm – 10:30pm

    After-Dinner Cocktails and Dessert


Become a sponsor. Join a select group of industry product and service providers who are maximizing their firm’s exposure in front of this highly influential group of plan sponsors and retirement plan advisers.

Preferred Tables


Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers

Pier 60, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011


Selection of photos from the 2019 PLANSPONSOR + PLANADVISER Excellence in Retirement Awards Dinner.