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Executive Management Program

The Executive Management Program provides new perspectives on industry trends and market developments and is designed to equip agency and brokerage executives with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the present into the future.

Sign up for the Executive Management Program to:

  • Learn how to advance your business and remain successful in a digital industry
  • Discover how to grow your agency or brokerage with best practice business strategies from industry thought leaders
  • Hear from a panel of experts discussing the connected insurance experience
  • Discuss strategic issues with peers and leaders in the industry

Sessions will be held Monday, September 25, as part of the preconference program. Preregistration is required, including a $199 fee for the program. This special program is in addition to the management track that will run throughout the conference. If you are unable to attend the full conference, an Executive Management Program stand-alone option is available for $399.

Program

State of the Independent Agency Channel
Hear from the Chair of the Big “I” on the latest industry developments, trends, and emerging opportunities, as well as gain peer insights from the various Big “I” events across the country.

Organic Growth and Profitability – How to Benchmark Your Agency
Since 2008, Reagan Consulting has been conducting a quarterly survey that serves as the industry’s premier source of real-time data for mid-size and large insurance brokers. Many of the industry’s leading firms rely on the data each quarter to benchmark their results and assess their performance. Learn how to measure and assess your agency against these industry benchmarks in this session.

Marketing Your Agency in the Digital Transformation of Insurance
Take a new look at how to attract a new generation of consumers to your agency. Today’s consumer demands a different type and level of communication than at any time in the past. Agencies and brokerages must respond. In a rapidly changing environment, insurance agents must learn to adapt and innovate. This session will explore how agencies and brokerages can use current and emerging technology tools to connect more effectively with your customers and future prospects.

Cyber Security in the Digital Age – And How to Get It Right
There is hardly a day that goes by in which another, well-known brand is in the news for a data breach. The company has been compromised and the CEO is being pushed to explain why and how this happened, who could have done it and, most importantly, what the impact is on the business’ customers. Hear from industry experts on how to best protect your business from cyber risk. Join the session to:

  • Learn the core focus of a successful Security Program, including success factors and program implementation.
  • Understand why an Information Security Governance Model is so important.
  • Learn typical technology solutions deployed for Cyber Security defense.

Agency-Insurer Experience: Forrester Insights
As distribution channels become increasingly digital, the traditional agency-insurer relationship is evolving and expanding. This session will provide a first look at Forrester’s latest research on agency-insurer relationships, evaluating opportunities to leverage technology to increase ease of doing business, better collaboration and problem solving.

Panel: Distribution in the Digital Age
Building on the Forrester research, this panel will discuss how technology continues to transform the insurance landscape, connecting all stakeholders across the insurance lifecycle. With customer expectations for instant access to information and service at an all-time high, agencies, brokerages, and insurers are evaluating the new technologies available to expand and create new distribution opportunities via the agency channel. Join this discussion with leading industry experts, insurers, and agency and brokerage peers.