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Annual Convention Itinerary

Please Note: Times are listed in Central Time Zone

 

Thursday, June 13th

 

9:00am     IIAG Registration Desk Opens

(Azalea Foyer - 2nd Floor)

9:30am     IIAG Executive Committee & YAC Officer Meeting

By Invitation

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

11:30am   IIAG Board of Directors Meeting and Luncheon

By Invitation

(Camelia I - 2nd Floor)

1:00pm    YAC Leaders Meeting & Luncheon

By Invitation

(Camelia I - 2nd Floor)

2:15pm    Employee Benefits Meet Up

All agents writing Employee Benefits insurance welcome to join!

(Jasmine Room - 2nd Floor )

2:30pm    OPENING SESSION SEATING BEGINS

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

3:00pm   "Insurance Law Pitfalls, Fraud, & Bad Faith"    

Featuring Amanda Smith and Lee Gillis of Hall, Bloch, Garland & Meyer LLP

1 Hour Ethics CE Credit

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

4:00pm   "Passing The Torch: Agency Perpetuation"  Panel

Panelists:  Jimbo Floyd and Joe Wood, Turner Wood & Smith

Clint Ivy and Garrett Fleming, Fleming and Riles Insurance

Abigail Whorton and Linda Whorton, Whorton Insurance

Moderated by:  Jarrett Bridges, Turner & Associates

1 Hour P&C CE Credit

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

5:00pm    Tradeshow and Happy Hour Reception

Join us in our Exhibit Hall for our happy hour Welcome Reception. Connect with convention attendees and 60+ exhibiting partners!

Sponsorships Available!

(Magnolia Ballroom - 1st Floor)

6:00pm    Kid’s Camp Begins

Enjoy dinner & evening conference activities with peace of mind! 

Register in Advance!

(Baytowne Conference Center - 2nd Floor)

6:00pm    IIAG Board of Directors, Diamond & Gold Partners Reception   

By Invitation

(Presidential Suite)

7:00pm    Dinner On Your Own

9:00pm    Thursday Night Out  hosted by Young Agents of Georgia

All Attendees & Guests Welcome

(Rum Runners Dueling Piano Bar- Located at Baytowne Wharf Village)

 

Friday, June 14th

 

8:00am     IIAG Registration Desk Opens

(Azalea Foyer - 2nd Floor)

8:00am     Grab & Go Breakfast

(Azalea Foyer - 2nd Floor)

8:30am     General Session Seating Opens

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

8:55am     IIAG Membership Meeting & Elections

All Attendees Welcome

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

9:00am   "State of the P&C Insurance Industry: Key Risks & Opportunities" 

Sean Kevelighan, CEO of Insurance Information Institute

An insightful outlook on the future of Georgia's insurance industry. Understand the key risks and opportunities facing the industry, including climate risk, legal system abuse, cyber, and risk-based pricing.

1 Hour P&C CE Credit

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

9:30am    VIP Meet & Greet with Marty Smith

By Invitation 

Diamond & Gold Partners Welcome

(Baytowne Conference Center - 2nd Floor)

10:00am  "Pro Tips: How to Communicate Your Value in a Hard Market"         

Brooke Lugonjic Liu, Senior VP of MarshBerry

1 Hour P&C CE Credit

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

11:00am   KEYNOTE: "Leadership Principles from Championship Coaches"

Marty Smith

ESPN Correspondent and Author of Sideline C.E.O.

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

12:00pm   Tradeshow and Luncheon

Friday's "Miami Vice" theme tradeshow features 60+ exhibitors! Don't miss the opportunity to win big with our Exhibitor Bingo!

(Magnolia Ballroom - 1st Floor)

12:00pm   Photos with Marty Smith

Photobooth is located inside Exhibit Hall. 

(Magnolia Ballroom - 1st Floor)

2:30pm     Cornhole Tournament  hosted by Young Agents of Georgia

All Attendees & Family Welcome

Register in Advance!

Sponsorships Available!

(Grand Lawn - Located outside of Baytowne Conference Center)

5:30pm    Past Presidents Reception 

By Invitation

(Presidential Suite)

6:00pm    Kid’s Camp Begins

Enjoy dinner & evening conference activities with peace of mind! 

Register in Advance!

(Baytowne Conference Center - 2nd Floor)

6:30pm    Friday Night Reception & Party

Live Entertainment Featuring John Hart & The Prince Brothers

Dinner served beginning 7:00pm

Wine Toss benefitting GA IPAC  hosted by Young Agents of Georgia

Photo Booth + More!

Sponsorships Available!

(Baytowne Marina)

 

Saturday, June 15th

 

8:30am     Closing Ceremony Breakfast

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

9:00am     Annual Industry Award Ceremony and Installation of IIAG & YAC Officers

Join us as we honor those who have made an impact in our industry! This ceremony includes the installation of 2024-2025 Officers.

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

9:45am   "State of the Industry and Association"     

John King, Insurance Commissioner of Georgia

1 Hour Ethics CE Credit

(Azalea Ballroom - 2nd Floor)

12:00pm   Saturday Wind Down - Meet Up

Join us for a laid-back gathering this Saturday at The Beach House restaurant where we'll unwind by the beach with our industry partners and fellow agents. It's the perfect way to relax and connect after a busy week. See you there!

All Attendees & Family Welcome

(The Beach House restaurant)

Add to the fun with these convention highlights!

Event Highlights & Activities

IIAG Annual Convention provides a great opportunity to network, earn CE, and connect with industry friends including Thursday's tradeshow luncheon, a Young Agents night out, and Friday night's dinner and concert! For activities such as Kids Camp, Wine Toss, or our Cornhole Tournament, please register in advance by clicking here.

tradeshow

Convention Trade Shows

IIAG has two tradeshows to connect with over 60 partners. Thursday's Trade Show Reception offers a casual setting to grab a drink from the bar and mingle with exhibitors. Friday, following our Keynote Marty Smith, we will have a lunch available in the exhibit hall for a second opportunity to connect with exhibitors!

Friday Party

Friday Night Dinner & Reception

Join us for our Friday Reception featuring live music, Young Agent Wine Toss, and more entertainment! Friday night's event starts at 6:30 p.m. This is a great time to connect with new and old industry friends. This year's reception will be hosted outside at the beautiful Baytowne Marina and feature John Hart & The Prince Brothers!

Cornhole

Cornhole Tournament hosted by GA Young Agents

Who will take home the 2024 Championship? Bring your convention guests to enjoy music, networking, beverages, and intense competition! Spots are limited and sell out quickly, reserve your team today! Players can sign up in advance or onsite. 

Wine Toss

Wine Toss hosted by GA Young Agents

Every bottle you ring is yours to take home! The wine toss is an an attendee favorite, hosted by the GA Young Agents at the Friday night reception. Purchase rings in advance or onsite and test your skills by tossing rings around an array of wine bottles. Click here to purchase rings or donate!

Awards

Annual Industry Awards

Join us as we recognize our incredible members and partners making a positive impact in the industry, association, or their community. This ceremony includes the installation of 2024-2025 IIAG & YAC Officers. Make an Awards Nomination!

Kids Camp

Kids Camp

The IIAG Annual Convention is family friendly and we even provide an option for parents night out both Thursday & Friday evenings. Drop off the kids & relax at dinner with friends on Thursday & enjoy the Friday night party with our conference attendees! The Kids Camp is $50 per child per night, dinner is included and kids will take home crafts! Open to children ages 5-12. Click here to signup!

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