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InsurCon2020, September 8th - 9th, 2020 at the Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center in the Wisconsin Dells featuring speaker, Joe Theismann

InsurCon2020 - Delayed 

Due to restrictions in place as the result of COVID-19 and the many unknowns facing us in the foreseeable future, we have made the difficult decision to delay InsurCon until 2021. We feel strongly that the safety of our members, exhibitors, staff and speakers comes first.


InsurCon2021 is scheduled for May 10-11, 2021 at the Kalahari Resort. Your convention registration will automatically transfer to these dates. We are pleased to share that Joe Theismann will still be a keynote speaker in 2021!


Hotel reservations will not automatically transfer to these new dates. You may cancel your hotel reservation online here or by calling the Kalahari directly at 1-877-525-2427.




Member Early Bird
(until July 31st)

Attendee Price

    • Keynote Speakers
    • CE Sessions
    • Exhibitor Showcase
    • Convention Evening Entertainment & More!

Non-Member Early Bird
(Until July 31st)

Attendee Price
  • Keynote Speakers
  • CE Sessions
  • Exhibitor Showcase
  • Convention Evening Entertainment & More!

Exhibitor Showcase Only

Exhibitor Showcase Only Price
    • Exhibitor Showcase Only
    • 2:00pm - 5:00pm


Spouse Registration: $129 allows access to all entertainment and keynote speakers and excludes CE sessions.

Groups of 8 or more registrants receive a 10% discount. Contact for group reservations. 

Questions? Please call the IIAW at 608.256.4429 or email

Tuesday, September 8th
Africa 60/70/80
Awards Luncheon and Business Meeting
11:15 AM-12:45 PM

Join us as we honor our 2020 Award Winners and conduct our annual business meeting. A plated lunch will be served for all those in attendance of the meeting. Please RSVP and select your meal choice. 


Breakout Speakers
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Attend an afternoon filled with CE and educational sessions. Earn up to 4 CE credits!

Africa 30/40 Room
Extracting Data from Your Agency Management System
Automation/Technology Committee, IIAW
1:00 PM - 2:50PM

Join the IIAW Automation/Technology Committee for a robust discussion on what data to collect from your agency management system, how to extract it and then how to use that data for business purposes.

Exploring Private and Public Flood Markets (1 CE)
Marc Treacy, Managing Director of Flood Insurance, ISO
James Sink, Regional Flood Insurance Liaison, Department of Homeland Security - FEMA Region 5
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Two perspectives, one topic. Two industry experts will discuss the private flood insurance market as well as the National Flood Insurance Program and other emerging flood issues and concerns. 

Insurtech Meets Innovation
Troy Vosseller, Co-Founder of gener8tor
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Startups are emerging in all facets and all industries. Learn about some new “insurtech” startups participating in gener8tor’s OnRamp Insurance Accelerator, along with recommendations for identifying and partnering with emerging technology firms to improve your business.


Africa 10/20 Room
Harassment in the Workplace, Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) and the Impact of the #MeToo Era (1 CE)
Laura Lapidus, CNA Management Liability Risk Control Director, CNA
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will examine the #MeToo movement's effect on the workplace, harassment claim trends, litigation trends, and anti-harassment legislation that has been passed recently. Considerations when purchasing and underwriting Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) for harassment and other employment claims will be discussed. Practical tips regarding compliance, mitigating measures companies can take, and carriers' risk management resources will also be reviewed.

Ethics and Trust (3 Ethics CE)
Jeff Bykowski, SECURA Academy Training Consultant, SECURA
2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

This class will discuss the Ethics in the Insurance Industry. Specific focus is given to the concept of trust as a key component of an ethical insurance agent. The course is a combination of instructor lead lecture, group discussion and group case study research. Agents will be able to walk away from this class with a better understanding of how trust plays an integral role in ethics.

Company Hospitality Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Africa East
InsurCon2020 Entertainment
9:00 PM - Midnight

It's time cut loose and enjoy some great entertainment and music from Granny Shot. This is a great time to network, enjoy company hospitality booths and just have fun! 

Wednesday, September 9th
Africa Ballroom Foyer
Grab-and-Go Breakfast
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Light breakfast will be served

Africa East
The Evolving Cyber Risk Landscape
Edward Chang, VP of Cyber Risk Management, Travelers
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Cyber liability insurance is one of the most quickly evolving products in recent memory. Technology is changing, as companies turn to cloud computing and the Internet of Things. Threats evolve, as cyber criminals pursue million-dollar payouts through ransomware and business email compromise schemes. And coverages expand, as insurance markets compete to protect their customers with new coverages such as social engineering, bricking, and betterment. This presentation will focus on cyber risks that businesses need to be aware of and on the ways that businesses can protect against those risks, including through cyber insurance.

Africa East
Everything Speaks: Aligning Your Marketing Efforts to Unearth Your True Value
Spencer Smith, Social Media Strategist and Founder of AmpliPhi
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Does your brand and virtual representation of your practice align with what clients really care about? Are your follow-up techniques with prospects solution-oriented and actionable? In this interactive presentation, you will learn ways to create a single version of yourself that conveys not just what you do - but what you know - that ensures you earn a seat at the table when prospects are vetting you. Leaving this presentation, you will be able to effectively align your company image and brand both internally and externally via digital and social media.


Africa East
Digital Transformation Playbook: How to Transform and Compete in a Bricks and Clicks Marketplace
Matt Banasyznski, IIAW CEO
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM

As the industry continues to experience many technology and regulatory changes, it is important to take the time to discuss what is most important for agents to know. Join Matt as he shared industry knowledge and insight on emerging trends, threats and opportunities. The discussion will also include Q&A if time permits.

Africa East
Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Joe Theismann
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us as we listen to former Washington Redskins star quarterback and NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann discuss managing unforeseen change with adversity. Joe has evolved from an athlete to a businessman and his high energy presentation is one you will not want to miss! We will also be giving away autographed footballs, jerseys and there will be a photograph opportunity with Mr. Theismann in the Exhibitor Showcase following his presentation.

Africa West
Exhibitor Showcase
2:00 PM-5:00 PM

This years Exhibitor Showcase is a must-see event! With more exhibitors and more prizes, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to win or to meet your next great partner for success. InsurCon2020 will feature the first ever Blackout Bingo game where agency owners and employees will have multiple chances of winning hundreds of dollars! Learn more about Blackout Bingo here.

5:00 PM

Super Door Prize winners and Blackout Bingo cash prizes will be awarded. Must be present to win!


Joe Theismann, Legendary NFL Quarterback

Joe Theismann is the former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins and currently works for ESPN and the NFL Network as an NFL Analyst. Joe graduated from the University of Notre Dame.   For the Washington Redskins, Joe was a two-time Pro Bowl Selection and Pro Bowl MVP as well as Super Bowl XVII Champion. With every chapter of his life, Mr. Theismann evolved from athlete to the ultimate businessman. An Emmy award winning analyst, business man and athlete, he utilizes his gifts, talent and high energy to share his strategies for handling unforeseen change. 


Spencer X. Smith

Spencer X. Smith, Founder of AmpliPhi Social Media Strategies

Spencer X. Smith is the founder of AmpliPhi Social Media Strategies, and an Instructor at the University of Wisconsin and Rutgers University, where he teaches classes on Social Media Strategy. He's been called a "Digital Marketing Expert" by Forbes, and AmpliPhi is the winner of four consecutive InBusiness Magazine Executive Choice Awards for Social Media Consulting Company. He has been featured and quoted in Money Magazine, Entrepreneur, Inc. magazine, and dozens of other publications, and writes columns for InBusiness Magazine, The Huffington Post, and The American Bar Association. 

Edward Chang


Edward Chang, 2VP of Cyber Risk Management at Travelers Insurance

Edward Chang leads the Travelers cyber risk control practice. In that capacity, he is involved in underwriting, risk control, and catastrophe analysis for the company’s cyber insurance products. Prior to Travelers, Eddie was a federal prosecutor where he focused on prosecuting Romanian phishers, Nigerian fraudsters and other cyber criminals.

Troy Vosseller


Troy Vosseller, Co-Founder of gener8tor

Troy is a Co-Founder of gener8tor. gener8tor is a turnkey platform for the creative economy that connects startups, entrepreneurs, investors, universities and corporations. The gener8tor platform includes pre-accelerators, accelerators, corporate programming, conferences and fellowships. gener8tor operates more than 25 accelerators annually across North America, working with more than 100 startups per year.

(All Main Stage Speakers will be "sponsored" by our Exclusive and Partner level supporters)

Breakout Session Sponsors
Tuesday, September 8th from 1pm-5pm. See agenda for details on specific sessions for each room. Room signage, convention materials and speakers will acknowledge breakout room sponsors.
African 10/20: $500 Sponsorship
  • Option to Add Cash Giveaway

African 30/40: $500 Sponsorship

  • Option to Add Cash Giveaway
Charging Station Sponsor: $500 - Pekin Insurance
Charging station will be located near the registration booth and will include signage indicating your company's sponsorship!
Marketing Materials Drop: $500/Session
Get your marketing materials in front of every convention attendee with this sponsorship opportunity. Print off your flyers, postcards or brochures and the IIAW staff will take care of the rest! Individual materials will be place on each seat of the convention hall on Wednesday, September 9th before attendees arrive.
Convention Evening Entertainment Beverage Sponsor: $1000
As an evening entertainment beverage sponsor, your company logo will appear in front of every attendee at our Monday evening party on Tuesday, September 8th. This will be one of the most highly attended aspects of the convention so don’t miss out. (This sponsorship opportunity is available for up to 5 sponsors or one $5000 sponsor)
Lanyard Sponsor: $2000 - Old Republic Contractors Insurance Group and Old Republic Risk Management
Display your company logo proudly around the neck of each convention attendee! Lanyards will be co-branded with the InsurCon2020 logo
Blackout Bingo Sponsor: $2000
New to InsurCon this year is our Blackout Bingo card for all convention goes attending the Exhibit Hall on Wednesday, September 9th. Select exhibitors will be participating in the Blackout Bingo game and attending agency owners and employees can complete a Blackout Bingo card and be entered to win a cash prize! Sponsorship includes your company logo on marketing materials as well as on each of the individual Blackout Bingo cards given to agency owners and employees. Learn more about Blackout Bingo here.
Hospitality Lounges: $1500 (Limit 4)
During the convention entertainment on the evening of Tuesday, September 8th, reserve your private “lounge” to entertain guests. The lounges are open to the main ballroom space to allow for guests to enjoy the entertainment while they network with your company. Choose a theme, offer drinks and food – be creative with you space and highlight your company! Hospitality lounge hours will run the duration of the evening entertainment, from 9pm-midnight.


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Kalahari Resorts
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

The Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in the Wisconsin Dells is home to Wisconsin's largest indoor waterpark and brand-new events and convention center. Located just off Interstate 90, the Kalahari will provide a modern layout, innovative meeting spaces and a brand-new convention center. All convention events will take place at the Kalahari Resorts. Rooms in our reserved room block are available for $119 per night. Reservations for the reserved room block must be made by August 8th.

To modify or transfer an existing reservation, please call: 877-525-2427