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Arbella's Gourmet Luncheon Keynote Speaker Gary D. Anderson

MAIA welcomes Gary Anderson, Commissioner of Insurance as our honored guest speaker. Enjoy a delicious gourmet luncheon in the company of your fellow agents, insurance company representatives and invited guests.

 Gary D. Anderson
Gary D. Anderson joined the Massachusetts Division of Insurance as its First Deputy Commissioner in February of 2014, rising to Commissioner in 2017. Anderson’s responsibilities included strategic planning and policy development for every aspect of the agency, while assisting in decision-making and policy development in matters involving all lines of insurance and developing and advocating legislative and policy priorities for the Administration. His insurance experience began in 1999 with a regional carrier in the northwestern United States.

Highlighted Sessions

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Business Perpetuation Planning A must attend class for agency owners. Consider what will happen to the agency in the event of their death, disability or retirement. Should you sell it to a family member, an employee, your partner, or someone else? What’s the process and when should you get started? Also, understand the seller’s perspective - the items you should consider in making an offer, and what data you need to collect. MORE DETAILS...
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Insurtech (Panel) Let's dig in on Insurtech. Where did it come from? Where is it going? Hear from those involved on both the startup and incumbent sides about obstacles and opportunities for a tech enabled future of insurance. Panelists include Lou Geremia - Bold Penguin, Stacy Varney - Clearsurance and Abel Travis - Insurance Innovators. Moderated by Michael Albert - Ask Kodiak. MORE DETAILS...
Fundamentals of High Growth Firms - Talent Acquisition & Human Capital Development High retention ratios, low capital requirements and strong, stable valuations are just a few of the characteristics that create such strong interest in our space. As we progress into 2018, the insurance industry continues to face dramatic competition, challenges and opportunities for growth and success. This session will feature a discussion with Michael Robinson, Chairman, and David Robinson, President & CEO, of Rogers & Gray Insurance and their best practices on talent acquisition and human capital development. MORE DETAILS...
Insight into Digital Marketing Trends and Consumer Behaviors This interactive session will highlight the key trends in digital marketing and insights into consumer behaviors and their expectations of companies and brands. The audience will walk away with a better understanding of the digital landscape and carry those learnings into their everyday lives/jobs. MORE DETAILS...

The Trade Show Over 130 Booths to Visit

Hours on Friday, October 26th
Open: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Re-opens: 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 27th
Open: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Stop by Booth 117 to collect your Safety Insurance CSR gift.
Pick up your 5 minute mini-massage coupon from Prime Insurance Company at Booth 48.