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InsurEXPO17

This year's newly-redesigned InsurEXPO event was one for the books! You were able to customize a conference experience based on your agency's needs by choosing the track that best applied to you: Agency Management, Marketing, Sales & Social Media, and Technical Resources. This 24-hour event featured 12 breakout sessions and countless networking opportunities with 500 agents and company representatives.

 
Click through the videos below for some of the sessions at this great event.

Five New Agency Challenges and How to Tackle Them
Kelly Donahue-Piro - Agency Performance Partners
The independent insurance space is changing at a very rapid pace. For many agencies, there is a “wait and see” mentality that can negatively impact future growth, sales and sustainability. Geico will spend of $1 billion in advertising this year. As a local, independent agent the time is NOW to get aggressive with tackling – but also capitalizing on – your core challenges. In this session, we will identify the top five new agency challenges and clearly outline a strategy to solve them.  




10 Objectives Every Successful Agency Practices
Kelly Donahue-Piro - Agency Performance Partners
No need to recreate the wheel! In the 700 agencies our presenter, Kelly Donahue-Piro of Agency Performance Partners, has worked with, she has nailed down 10 practices of consistently successful agencies, including:
• Routine work and development of agency culture
• Development of a “forever” recruiting strategy
• Goal-setting with incentive plans and clear goal-tracking
• Relentless pursuit of maximizing agency technology
Attend this session to see real world examples of how top-growing agencies are implementing these strategies and achieving unprecedented success!

How to Guarantee That Your Agency Won't Survive 2025
Aubie Knight - CEO, IIANC
Let's take a look into the future at the year 2025. The world is a much different place. The insurance industry and technology have continued to evolve and change at a rapid pace. Did you listen to the advice on how change and adapt your agency's practices today to guarantee a successful tomorrow? Learn what you need to do NOW to ensure that your agency is still alive and kickin' in the year 2025.




Insider's Scoop on Key Industry Issues - A Legislative Panel
IIANC CEO, Aubie Knight, will lead a panel discussion with some of Raleigh’s and D.C.’s most influential and knowledgeable insiders (lobbyists) to discuss how the significant changes in the political landscape are likely to impact you and your agency.







Time Management for Service Staff
Angela Adams - Angela Adams Consulting Services, Inc.
Efficiency and accuracy is key to a successful back office operation.  In this session we make sure your team is equipped with proven ideas that eliminate duplicate efforts and minimalize manual and tedious processes.  Attendees will learn to simplify processes, including going paperless. We’ll also discuss how to improve producer relationships and the best way to take advantage of new technology. We combine tips to use your agency management system more efficiently along with best practices for processes beyond your software. 



Top Technology Tools for Agency Growth
Sydney Roe - TrustedChoice.com  
Ewa Telenga - IIANC

Let's face it - you know your agency needs to adapt to new and changing technologies to better serve your existing clients and attract new business. But with dealing with your day-to-day duties, it can be hard to vet these new tools and determine their importance to your agency. That's where we come in - we have hand-picked the top vendors offering services that your agency can't afford to overlook. Attend this session and learn how partnering with these vendors will make your job easier and your book of business bigger!
 Marketing, Sales & Social Media 
10 Objectives Every Successful Agency Practices

Kelly Donahue-Piro - Agency Performance Partners
No need to recreate the wheel! In the 700 agencies our presenter, Kelly Donahue-Piro of Agency Performance Partners, has worked with, she has nailed down 10 practices of consistently successful agencies, including:
• Routine work and development of agency culture
• Development of a “forever” recruiting strategy
• Goal-setting with incentive plans and clear goal-tracking
• Relentless pursuit of maximizing agency technology
Attend this session to see real world examples of how top-growing agencies are implementing these strategies and achieving unprecedented success!