ORANGE AGENDA

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
7:10 AMRegistration Open (Orange Track) 
7:15 AMBreakfast 
7:40 AM - 7:45 AMConnect Welcome Presentation
This session will kick off the Summit by welcoming new members and sharing upgrades and improvements to the network.
7:45 AM - 8:45 AMKeynote Presentation: Innovate at Full Volume

Fresh Approaches to Growth, Creativity, and Transformation

In our business landscape of dizzying speed, mind-numbing complexity, and ruthless competition, what is the most effective path to sustainable success?  Famed tech entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author Josh Linkner will share a specific framework to harness inventive thinking and creative problem-solving in order to propel growth.  This inspiring and actionable session will deliver specific and innovative approaches to outpunching the competition and fueling results.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AMBroker Panel: Innovative Approaches to the Insurance Business Model (Orange)

What does “innovation” actually look like in the insurance industry? And how can firms be “innovative” without investing millions into technology that may or may not become the next big thing? Join us to hear from MarshBerry Connect members who have revolutionized the way business is done in the insurance industry and are ready to share their journey, successes, and hiccups along the way.

10:05 AM - 10:50 AMFireside Chat with MarshBerry Platform Members & Investors (Orange)

You’ve heard from MarshBerry about the MarshBerry Platform; now hear from the clients! Get the scoop on all things MarshBerry Platform in this fireside chat. Time will be allotted for Q&A from the audience, so be sure to bring your questions.

10:55 AM - 11:45 AMBroker "Ask Me About" (Orange)

In this “speed-dating”-style session, brokers will have the opportunity to shake hands with a variety of different MarshBerry Connect members. Have you seen a broker in passing, on a panel, or on stage at our events, but never had the opportunity to connect and discuss commonalities? This session will enable you to make fast connections with a variety of other members and spark conversations to be fleshed out in more detail over lunch or during cocktail hour. Each broker will be asked to wear an “Ask Me About” button indicating an area they can be a good resource on to other brokers.

12:15 PM - 12:30 PMAwards Presentation 
12:30 PM - 1:00 PMLunch 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PMState of the Industry

This State of the Industry presentation paints a picture of the challenges and opportunities that are likely to present themselves in the upcoming year. Valuable information is covered regarding the current state of the marketplace as well as proprietary research documenting the best practices employed by high-growth agencies.

 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PMStrategic Issues Group Sessions (Orange)
The Strategic Issues Group (SIG) Session can be described as an outside board of advisors. Each Connect Partner is assigned to a SIG with up to 10 non-competing agencies and 2 facilitators. Agency owners who participate in the SIG share operating strategies in order to expand thinking, break paradigms and maximize learning from each other. The SIG is a think tank group, which is strategic in orientation and serves as a core peer group within which information can be exchanged, accountability implemented and improvement mandated.
6:00 PM - 8:30 PMOrange Track Offsite SIG Dinners
Enjoy an evening of networking and dining with the MarshBerry staff and other members of the SIG.
8:30 PM - 11:30 PMConnect After Hours Reception
Join your fellow Connect members, Strategic Partners and MarshBerry consultants for a drink, light snacks, games and networking opportunities after dinner!
Thursday, April 23, 2020
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMBreakfast 
8:00 AM - 12:00 PMStrategic Issues Group Sessions (Orange) 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PMStrategic Issues Group Sessions (Orange) 
5:00 PMOrange Track Adjourned