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Retirement policy direction & leadership

As the DC plan market continues to evolve, SPARK is actively driving the national conversation on retirement policy.

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Spark Forum

The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

Premier, senior leadership conference for the retirement plan market.

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JOHN EMERSON

SPARK FORUM NOV 3-5 PALM BEACH FL

American diplomat & Ambassador to Germany, 2013-2017

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Who We Are

Better Retirement Plans for All

SPARK Institute is member-driven, non-profit organization that is the leading voice in Washington for the retirement plan industry. We help shape national retirement policy by developing and advancing positions on critical issues that affect plan sponsors, participants, advisors, service providers and investment providers. SPARK Institute members serve approximately 95 million participants in 401(k) and other defined contribution plans.

Education & Training

Gain mission-critical skills and knowledge to master your role.

Member Benefits

Get exclusive access to state legislative monitoring and more.

Events

We host 2 annual conferences focused on retirement policy and plan issues.

Membership

Shape the strategic direction of SPARK and join a committee