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Fall Insurance Extravaganza

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October 8-9, 2015
Macon Centreplex
Macon Marriott

8 - 10 Hours of Continuing Education Credit
**Free for IIAG Member Agents

More than just an ordinary insurance conference in Macon, it’s an insurance EXTRAVAGANZA! An incredible opportunity to engage, learn, and grow with industry friends….both old and new. 

You’ll hear from top insurance industry experts and specialists. Ten amazing sessions to choose from and up to 10 hours of continuing education credit.

​​​​​Wednesday October 7

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. IIAG Executive Committee Meeting – Working Lunch (Presidential Suite)

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  IIAG Board of Directors Meeting (Magnolia A&B - Inside the Marriott, Right from Lobby)

5:00 p.m. IIAG Board of Directors Hospitality  (Presidential Suite)

6:15 p.m. Trolley to Board of Directors Dinner Hosted by GAMS

6:45 p.m. Dinner (Hosted by GAMS)


Thursday October 8

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Registration & Coat Drive (The Methodist Home for Children)
(Registration Desk is located downstairs in the Conference Center Lobby)

8:00 a​.m.  GENERAL SESSION ALL (Room 306)
Welcome and Opening Remarks from IIAG Leaders and CEO
                  VP of Arlington Roe, John Immordino, CIC, CRM, RPLU, covers data breach and the independent insurance agency.
                  (1 Hour CE Pending)

9:00 a.m.  CONCURRENT SESSIONS (Rooms 303, 308, 309) (Upstairs)

                 1. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: Facts That Have Changed the Insurance Game with Tamara Gatson (2 Hours CE)

​​      2. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: BAP & PAP Games with David Thompson, CPCU, AAI, API CRIS (2 Hours CE Pending)

                 3. PREMIUM PASS: E&O Loss Control Part I with Becky McCormack, CIC, CPCU, AAI (3 Hours CE)

10:00 a.m.  SPECIAL EXECUTIVE SESSION: Changing Faces of the Independent Insurance Agency System:                  Talent Shortage Crisis with Dorothy Howell, CIC, Regional Sales Director AmTrust North America

11:00 a.m. Company Showcase & Luncheon - Over 40 Exhibitors!  Visit all for a chance to win $500

(Rooms 303, 308, 309)
 1. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: Time Management for the Insurance Professional with Tamara Gatson ( 3 Hours CE)

                 2. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: Insurance & BBQ, The Hidden Connection with David Thompson, CPCU, AAI, API CRIS
                     (3 Hours CE Pending

             3. PREMIUM PASS: E&O Loss Control Part II with Becky McCormack, CIC, CPCU, AAI (3 Hours CE)

4:30 p.m. Industry Reception – Hosted by Georgia 1752 Club (Rotunda)

6:00 p.m. Night Out!

6:00 p.m. IIAG Trolley’s to Local Downtown Restaurants - Enjoy an evening on your own


Friday October 9

8:00 a.m.  Breakfast & Registration

9:00 – 11:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS (Rooms 303, 308, 309)

                1. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: Insuring Your Success with Steve Heinen, AAI,CWCP (2 Hours CE, Pending)

                2. COMPLIMENTARY PASS: Flood Insurance with Selective's Tammy Goodman (2 Hours CE)

                3. COPMPLIMENTARY PASS: Marketing Insurance in Our Changing Envirnonment with Tamara Gatson (2 Hours CE)

11:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation ALL:  (Room 306)

                Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There!  Go for No!!! (1 Hour CE Pending)
                Andrea Waltz & Richard Fenton
of Courage Crafters, Inc. -

                Go for No! Logo


​Children's Coat Drive
The Methodist Home

Methodist Children's Home Macon 

IIAG and The Methodist Home thank you for helping keep the children at the home warrm this winter by donating a new or gently used coat! 

Simply bring your donations to the IIAG Fall Insurance Extravaganza & Company Showcase REGISTRATION TaBLE!

Coat Sizes Needed

Please bring a new or gently used coat in one of these sizes:

Child –  L, XL, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, 15/16 (plus)

Adult – M, L, XL​

Donate Other Items

There are numerous other ways you can help The Methodist Home residents and day care. With over 120 children in residential care most days, the home can use toiletries, socks, shoes and other clothing .  For details please visit this web page: 

 You may bring these items to the event registration desk on Thursday October 9!

The Methodist Home is more than a home for children, it is also a home for a host of children and family ​programs and services.​
Company Partner Showcase

Partners in Progress may participate in the Fall insurance EXTRAVAGANZA!  & Company Showcase. Each 6' table is skirted and draped and includes one representative's registration ($299). Each additional representative is $99.  Exhibitors are encouraged to bring giveaways.  

Diamond Partners Receive a complimentary table and two complimentary registrations.

Gold Partners Receive a complimentary table and one complimentary registration. 



Set Up Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Exhibit Time:  11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Break Down: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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​1- ​J.M. Wilson

2- UPC Insurance

3-JimCor Agencies





8- UBIC - Get Comp



11-  Safeco

12-  Southern Insurance  Underwriters

13- Johnson & Johnson

14-  Pennsylvania Mutual Lumbermens Insurance Company, Indiana Mutual Lumbermens Company​


​16-  Big I Markets



19-  Genesee General

20-  Risk Innovations



​23-  Progressive

24-​ Insurance House

​25- Keystone                   

26- Amtrust


28- Patriot National Underwriters          



31- Strickland General Agency



34- RPS

35- Markel First Comp

36- Imperial PFS




Macon Marriott & Macon Centreplex $119

Reservations: 1-478-621-5300

Cut Off Date September 6, 2015
DIRECTIONS  240 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA 31217​

This upscale hotel connects to the Macon Centreplex, location of the IIAG Fall Insurance Extravaganza & Company Showcase.
The modern quarters have flat-screen TVs with premium cable, desks and coffeemakers. WiFi is available. Some rooms have city views and/or access to a lounge with free continental breakfast and evening appetizers. Suites add living areas with pull-out sofas.
The property offers a Starbucks, a chic lobby bar and a classy eatery with Georgia-inspired fare, as well as an indoor pool, a whirlpool and a gym. Other perks include free parking and WiFi in the lobby, a ballroom and a business center.


Attend one premium session of your choice and unlimited complimentary sessions.    

Attend any and all premium sessions and unlimited complimentary sessions.  

Attend unlimited complimentary sesions during the entire event!



Attend any and all premium sessions and unlimited complimentary sessions.  ​


Includes ALL ACCESS PASS for one attendee, each additional attendee $100. 

(Diamond Partners Receive one Complimentary table and one ALL ACCESS PASS)