Frequently Asked Questions

Program

What is Applied Net?

Applied Net is the flagship annual conference for insurance professionals who use Applied Systems’ software. Designed for insurance owners, principals and their teams, Applied Net’s format includes technology innovation and education, industry best practices and professional networking.

What is the Applied Client Network?

The Applied Client Network is the only authorized user group for Applied Systems software. The network assists member agencies and brokerages in driving Applied product system utilization to increase agency and brokerage value through communication, education and advocacy. Learn more about the Applied Client Network by visiting www.appliedclientnetwork.org.

How do I join the Applied Client Network?

Applied Client Network offers members timely and relevant educational programs, networking opportunities, industry advocacy, local chapter support, an active online community and much more. Learn more about the Applied Client Network by visiting www.appliedclientnetwork.org.

What can I expect to gain from Applied Net?

Expect to share knowledge and information with peers and partners, receive hands-on training and acquire first-hand best practices strategies at Applied Net. You’ll become immersed in information and experience networking opportunities that will increase the value of your technology investment, making your business more valuable and productive.

What education sessions are offered?

More than 200 educational sessions are organized in industry theme and product-specific learning tracks for all levels of Applied Systems users and all roles in the agency or brokerage.

Who are the session presenters?

Subject-matter experts who are agents, brokers, Applied Client Network master presenters, Applied Systems professional staff and other industry experts all present during the conference.

How can I determine which sessions to attend?

You can choose sessions within a track geared to your experience level or role in your organization, or select from a variety of sessions across all tracks.

Are continuing education credits available?

Yes. The pre-conference program includes continuing education (CE) sessions to ensure you meet the requirements of your state, while also providing additional education to build success at your agency or brokerage. These informative sessions are presented in partnership with The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, the leading organization for delivering practical continuing education programs for professionals involved in insurance and risk management industries. Sessions will be held on Monday, October 15, as part of the pre-conference program. Additional fees apply and pre-registration is required.

When will the list of sessions be made available?

The complete list of conference session titles and tracks will be available in May 2018. Applied Client Network and Applied Systems are determined to provide you with best-in-class technology education at this annual conference. With more than 200 sessions now being scheduled, you can rest assured there will be education for all levels of experience and job responsibilities in your business.

Can you tell me more about the 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. The additional program costs $199 with full conference registration and $399 stand alone.

What can I expect in the Applied Net exhibit area?

Exhibitors are insurers, industry organizations and providers of products and services important to the business of insurance. Get information, hands-on experience and up-close interaction with your insurers and other exhibitors, including Applied Client Network and Applied Systems.

Registration

What are the dates for Applied Net 2018?

Monday, October 15 – Thursday, October 18, 2018.

How do I register for Applied Net?

You can register online from March 6 – October 12, 2018 or register onsite at the venue from October 14 – 17, 2018.

What do I need to be admitted to Applied Net events?

Your official conference badge is required for admittance to all Applied Net daytime and evening events. If you misplace your badge during the conference, please seek assistance at the Applied Net registration desk.

What forms of payment are accepted for registration?

We accept MasterCard®, Visa® or American Express®. All balances MUST be paid in full prior to the event or you will not receive your credentials onsite.

If I have a question that's not addressed in these FAQ, where should I direct it?

New information will be posted frequently on this website. Check back often for updates. You can also contact Applied Client Network at 800.383.2952.

What is the cancellation policy?

All cancellations can be made online. A 10% fee will be charged for each canceled registration received on or before June 22, 2018. Cancellations received between June 22, 2018 and October 14, 2018 will receive a refund of 50%. No refunds will be given after October 14, 2018. Substitutions, however, may be made at any time. No-shows, without prior written notice, are responsible for payment in full. Applied Client Network and Applied Systems are not responsible for non-refundable airfares or change fees incurred as a result of canceled airline flights or changes imposed by the airlines due to inclement weather or scheduling changes. Hotel reservations should be canceled directly with the host resort.

Is there a discount for registering early?

Yes. Early-Bird discounts apply through June 29, 2018. Visit the Registration page to view complete registration details.

Applied Client Network members receive a sizable discount on their registration fee. I am currently not a member, but considering it. What benefits do I receive?

Applied Client Network provides education conferences, community, networking, advocacy, local and virtual chapter access and much more to members. As the only authorized user group for agencies and brokerages using Applied software, Applied Client Network ensures you maximize your investment in your Applied products and drive increased ROI by saving time and money. When joining the Network during registration, you immediately receive the member price for the conference. The membership nearly pays for itself!

Is there a group registration discount?

Yes. Applied Net is offering a discount on Full Conference Registration after the third registrant from the same agency or brokerage (The discount applies with the fourth person and all subsequent registrations). Please contact the Applied Client Network at 800.383.2952 for group registrations.

What is the deadline for registration?

Early-Bird Registration is March 6 – June 22, 2018. Pre-Registration is June 23 – August 24, 2018. Regular Registration is August 25 – October 12, 2018. After October 12, registration will be accepted onsite only at the Applied Net venue October 14 – 17, 2018. Spouse/Guest Full Registration and Spouse/Guest Evening Events Only must be purchased in advance. These options will not be available onsite.

Can I register at Applied Net?

Onsite registration is available October 14 – 17, 2018. Full Conference Registration onsite is $1,349 for Applied Client Network members and $1,549 for nonmembers.

What is included in my registration fee?

Full Conference Registration includes exclusive access to all educational sessions, exhibits, networking events, published meals and evening events. Additional fees apply for the Executive Management Program, Emerging Leaders Program, and Continuing Education (CE) classes.

I can’t make every day of the conference. Can I register for an individual day?

Yes. One Day Registration includes educational sessions, exhibits, published meals and evening events on the selected day. Attendees can choose from Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. One Day Registration costs $749.

Can I bring my spouse or another guest?

Yes. There are two registration options for spouses/guests. Spouse/Guest Full Registration is $629 and includes exhibits, published meals and evening events but does not include educational sessions. Spouse/Guest Evening Event Only is $179 (per person per event) and allows conference registrants to purchase a ticket to the Tuesday and/or Wednesday evening event. This does not include any other meal functions or exhibits. Attendees to evening events must be 21 years of age or older. Spouse/Guest Full Registration and Spouse/Guest Evening Event Only registration must be purchased in advance. These options will not be available onsite.

What should I do when I arrive?

Visit the Applied Net registration and help desk during open hours to check in and pick up your conference materials. The registration desk will be open (Eastern Time):

  • Sunday, October 14: 3 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 15: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 16: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 17: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. (registration closes, help desk remains open until 6 p.m.)
  • Thursday, October 18: 7:00 – 12 p.m. (Help desk only)

Travel, Venue and Local Interests

Which property will host the educational sessions and exhibits during Applied Net?

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is the primary location for educational sessions, exhibits and housing.

What attire is appropriate for Applied Net?

Business casual attire is appropriate for all Applied Net events.

Are there any activities outside of the conference hotel? If so, is transportation provided?

While entertainment activities for Applied Net 2018 are still being finalized, you can rest assured that for any scheduled conference activities away from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, transportation will be provided.

If I want to extend my stay in Nashville beyond Applied Net, where can I get information on local attractions?

Nashville offers a variety of attractions, arts and culture, shopping, spas, golf, dining, outdoor adventures and nightlife experiences to ensure you have an unforgettable stay. Visit www.nashville.com for more information.

Are there any airlines and/or transportation discounts available?

Yes, select providers are offering discounts on airfare, shuttle service and rental cars to Applied Net attendees. Visit the Travel page for complete information about all available discounts.

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