Manulife Securities Meet the Managers Conference

We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation. At present, we are proceeding with caution and positivity and will be proceeding with the Meet the Manager’s Conference as planned. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and should the situation change, we will ensure you are quickly informed.  

Host hotel

Fairmont Boston Copley Plaza
138 St. James Avenue Boston, MA 02116

This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912.

Its unrivaled location is just steps from the upscale Copley Place Shopping Gallery, the Boston Public Library, the Prudential Shops and famous Newbury Street, offering fine dining, art galleries, designer boutiques and sidewalk cafés. Other nearby leisure activities for guests to enjoy include the Boston Public Garden, Museum of Fine Arts, Beacon Hill, Fenway Park, Cambridge and Harvard Square, Harbor Cruises, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Trolley and Duck Boat Tours.

  • Special Room rate: USD $329 + 14.95% per room, per night.
  • This special room rate will be honoured three days before and after the conference dates, subject to availability

Parking at the Fairmont

The hotel offers the following valet parking services:

  • Overnight parking: $58 USD
  • Daytime/Evening function: $32 USD

Other parking facilities are available nearby and offer daily rates ranging from approximately $40 to $50 USD




  • The Manulife Investment Management Events team will coordinate all reservations with our host hotel. Advisors are responsible for paying for their own hotel room, taxes and incidentals
  • Advisors and their guests are also responsible for booking and paying for their own travel, including flights and ground transportation (home city and Boston). Logan International Airport (BOS) is six miles from the hotel and is an approximately 20-30 minutes car ride. A taxi transfer is approximately $35 one way.
  • All activities and meals within the official Meet the Managers program will be arranged and provided by Manulife Investment Management. 

Companion Program

  • We will not be offering a formal companion program, however, companions are welcome to attend all breakfasts, dinners and evening events with advisors.
  • We will provide a list of places to visit for your companion in advance of the conference.
  • Consistent with past Manulife conferences, one guest is permitted per registered advisor. No children (under the age 21) are permitted to attend our program. We are not able to accommodate children or additional guests at any Manulife organized events, activities, business sessions, meals or social events.

Plan your Trip

For additional information on Boston and Massachusetts as a travel destination, or to enquire about airport transfers, tourism or restaurant reservations, please go to one of the following Boston visitor websites:

Online Registration

  • Program registration will open on March 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. ET
  • Your Manulife Investment Management sales representative will contact you with registration details.

Agenda – Advisor Program (subject to change)

Note: Attendees will receive a detailed agenda three weeks prior to the summit.

Business sessions will be taking place in the Esplanade Room located in the John Hancock building on Berkeley Street. The John Hancock building is a short walk from the Fairmont Copley Plaza.

The dinner on the first evening will be held at one of Boston’s elite restaurants. On the second night, you will have the opportunity to attend a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park, “America’s Most Beloved Park”.

Day 1: Monday, August 10, 2020

Time     Session
Afternoon Hotel check‑in
Late Afternoon Welcome reception
Evening Dinner at an off-site restaurant

Day 2: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Time Session
Morning Breakfast @ Hotel

Advisor business sessions at the John Hancock offices

  • Economic Update
  • Manulife Investment Management story
  • Portfolio Manager sessions
Afternoon Lunch offsite with a presentation from a Portfolio Manager

Advisor business sessions at the John Hancock offices

  • Portfolio Manager sessions
4:15 – 6 pm Free time    
6:15 pm Depart for baseball game
7 – 10 pm Red Sox Game at Fenway Park

Day 3: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Time Activity
At leisure Breakfast

Please contact your Manulife Investment management Sales Representative with any additional questions.