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Big I Oregon's Annual Convention


Thriving Through the Hard Market at the Mardi Gras of Insurance
Big I Oregon's 95th Annual Convention
August 18-20, 2024
Sunriver, Oregon

Get ready to be dazzled at the premier event of the year tailored specifically for you – INSURCON2024! We're rolling out the purple, green, and gold carpet for an unforgettable Mardi Gras-themed extravaganza designed to elevate your knowledge, network, and business.

Join us for a jam-packed schedule featuring:

🎤 Insightful sessions led by industry experts and peers, covering the latest topics and news shaping the insurance landscape in Oregon and beyond.

🤝 Peer-to-peer networking opportunities that are second to none! Engage in meaningful conversations, forge new connections, and strengthen existing partnerships during our educational sessions and lively social events.

🛍️ Explore the largest industry tradeshow in Oregon, showcasing exhibitors offering cutting-edge products and services tailored to help you thrive in today's competitive market.

With a diverse range of content catering to all agency sizes and positions, INSURCON2024 ensures that you'll walk away armed with invaluable insights and practical tools to implement immediately.

Don't miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the heart of the insurance community, where learning meets celebration. Check out our schedule of events and secure your spot today!

Let's make INSURCON2024 the highlight of your professional year – REGISTER NOW and let the good times roll!

Sunday, August 18th

12:00PM: Golf Tournament Check-in and Lunch Pickup at the Award-Winning Meadows Course - Registration Required

  • 1:00PM Shotgun Start
  • Boxed Lunch and Drink Ticket Included

12:00PM: Alternate Activity – Cocktail/Mocktail Making, Tasting & Competition - Registration Required

  • Lunch Included

6:00 PM: Rendezvous at the Bayou Opening Night Dinner & Party

  • Come dressed in your best bayou outfit! We look forward to seeing your Cajun culture creativity! Voodoo Priestess or Priest, Swamp Creature, Bayou Fisherman or Fisherwoman, Gator Wrangler to name a few! 
  • Prizes will be awarded to the most creative!

8:00 PM: Cornhole Tournament, Pitchin for PACs - Hosted by NextGen and open to Everyone - Registration Required

  • Pick your team of two and give it a name fit for the bayou!

Monday, August 19th

7:00AM: Breakfast

8:00AM to 1:45PM: Business Sessions: Unmasking Opportunities to Thrive, Including:

  • Efficiency in Chaos: Time Management Secrets for Navigating a Hard Market presented by Stephen Harrington-Descateaux, Agency Performance Partners
  • Exploring Cyber Insurance presented by Anthony Rushton & Gage Maddox, Coalition
  • Big "I" National featuring Mike McBride, Big "I" Chairman interviewed by William Jones, Editor-in-Chief, Independent Agent
  • Hard Market Hero Workshop Presented by: Stephen Harrington-Descoteaux
  • Beyond Tomorrow: Leading the Workplace of the Future presented by Summer Jelinek

12:00PM: Lunch

2:00PM: Trivia Competition - Hosted by NextGen and Open to Everyone - Registration Required

4:00PM: Beads & Business Expo

  • Appetizers & Cocktails
  • Visit Exhibitors to earn your beads and a chance at winning $1,000 cash in our Heads to Tails game at the Jazz Masquerade!

7:00PM: Jazz Masquerade Closing Night Party - Dinner & Entertainment

  • Come adorned in your masquerade mask reflecting the festive spirit of Mardi Gras! Think feathers, sequins, or intricate designs in vibrant colors!
  • Prizes will be awarded to the most creative! 

Tuesday, August 20th

7:30AM: Legislative Breakfast featuring Oregon Insurance Commissioner, Andrew Stolfi facilitated 

by Big I Oregon Lobbyist, Roger Beyer

  • Come with your questions and comments for our Commissioner or just attend to hear what's happening

9:00AM: CE Workshop - The AI Revolution - What It All Means For Agents Presented by Tom Wetzel, Thomas H. Wetzel & Associates

12:00PM: INSURCON2024 Adjourns

Register: INSURCON2024
Exhibitors Register: INSURCON2024 Exhibitors
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