Connect 2017

The Marketing Conference for Agents & Brokers Who Want Fast Growth.

From shortcuts to strategy. How to connect with the modern consumer - and earn their loyalty for life.

World class speakers

First Class Speakers

Theory is fine, but our speakers will share real world experiences... what's really working! We're recruiting the best experts the insurance industry has so you can go home with more great ideas for growth than you ever thought possible. 

Workshops and break-out sessions

Incredible Workshops

Prepare to implement and execute what you learn in a focused, hands-on Workshop. Separate and customized workshops for Principals and Staff ensures you will come home with the best possible action plan for your agency or brokerage.

Incredible networking opportunites

The Best Networking

Connect 2017 provides the most amazing networking opportunity insurance agents & brokers will encounter all year. When hundreds of the best insurance professionals gather in one place, you will make life changing connections.

The Most Exciting Insurance Marketing Conference of 2017

Join top agents & brokers in Austin Texas for Connect 2017. You will learn what is really working in the real world. From the stage, in workshops and over coffee, you'll walk away with an action plan your team will love, and create relationships with other insurance professionals that you'll never forget. Don't miss out on the most exciting insurance marketing conference of 2017.

Location

The beautiful Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Blvd,
Austin, TX 78759
Rennaissance Austin Hotel

Book your stay directly across the street at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW.

Sign up now for early bird pricing

Connect 2017 is right around the corner. Get tickets for you and your team while they're still available:

  • Primary Attendee - $1,299 $997
  • Secondary Attendee - $397
  • Any More Additional Attendees - $147

The Agency Revolution Workshops are a flat price of $449 per Workshop Attendee. Choose quantity of Workshop Attendees at the checkout page. All Workshops take place on October 20th, the final day of Connect 2017.

 Call 541-585-3625
to speak with a specialist

How many attendees?
Choose quantity of Workshop attendees at checkout

Event Speakers & Panelists

Dale Steinke - Director of Independent Agency Digital Marketing
Dale Steinke, Director of Independent Agency Digital Marketing and Head of the 'Bricks n' Clicks' Program at Safeco, has specialized in helping small businesses grow online for almost 20 years! Dale leads a top team of digital marketing experts to come up with creative strategies and tactics to enable independent insurance agents to leverage key digital services to grow their agency.
Mike Mathisen, President of Colorado Insurance
Mike Mathisen, President of Colorado Insurance, has been part of the insurance industry since 1990. Mike knows that above all else, we are in the people business. Learn how Mike grew Colorado Insurance into one of North America's most successful insurance agencies, while still having plenty of time off to spend with his family, or exploring the great outdoors.
Larry Morrison, President of the Business Transition Network
Larry Morrison
, President of the Business Transition Network, is one of North America's most active merger & acquisition specialists. He may be responsible for helping more agents buy & sell agencies than anyone alive. Having seen so many agencies 'from the inside of the spreadsheet' he knows precisely what you must do to add value to your own agency or brokerage, and will give you the powerful action plan to achieve it.
Barry Rabkin - President of Market Insight Group
Barry Rabkin, President of Market Insight Group has spent 40+ years in the insuance industry driven by a curiosity and passion to analyze the "why and what" about technology's impact on insurance commerce, customers, and channels. Barry has spent decades as an analyst and consultant in the insurance industry for companies like Arthur D. Little, IBM, BearingPoint, IDC, and Ovum - before starting his own insurance technology analysis firm, Market Insight Group.
Tony Cañas - Co-Founder of insnerds.com, Best-Selling Author, Middle Market Underwriter
Tony Cañas, Co-Founder of insnerds.com, Best-Selling Author, Middle Market Underwriter. Tony is a young insurance nerd, blogger, speaker, and underwriter. He's been a leading voice in the industry's effort to recruit and retain millennials in the insurance industry - helping the industry understand how to engage this demographic that will soon make up more than 50% of the workforce.

Brad Ruben - Founder and President of Archway Computer
Brad Ruben
, Founder and President of Archway Computer. Brad is an insurance technology expert that runs Archway Computer, a consulting firm that specializes in insurance agencies of any size facing computer software, hardware, and network problems.

Keith Savino - Managing Partner at Broadfield Insurance Group
Keith Savino, Managing Partner at Broadfield Insurance Group. Few people are as deeply connected with the insurance industry as Keith Savino. On top of being Managing Partner at one of the nations largest independent insurance agencies, Keith is the State Director for the New Jersey PIA, sits on the leadership council for AUGIE, holds a seat on the NetVU board of Directors, formerly sat on the ACORD board of Directors as Vice Chair of Standards for the Industry and is an active member in pretty much any insurance advisory board you can name. Few people can math Keith's knowledge and passion for the independent insurance channel.

Scott White - President of FMG Suite
Scott White, President of FMG Suite - a SaaS company which is focused on helping insurance agents & brokers, and financial advisors grow their business through world class marketing. Prior to joining FMG, Scott was a corporate attorney with a focus on private equity and venture capital finance, mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, debt financing, and strategic partnerships.
Dave Christensen - Chief Product and Technology Officer at FMG Suite
Dave Christensen,
Chief Product & Technology Officer at FMG Suite. Dave is a dreamer and a thinker.
  At FMG dave spends his time imagining what kind of tools and products will enable insurance agents & brokers, and financial advisors to develop deep and meaningful relationships with their customers and marketplace. Dave's vision, focus, and work has empowered tens-of-thousands of professionals to grow their businesses in ways they never thought possible before.
Jill Berroth, Digital Marketing Specialist at Agency Revolution
Jill Berroth, Digital Marketing Specialist at Agency Revolution knows 'Content is king.' We've all heard it. But what does it mean for the insurance agency or brokerage of today? Jill has guided agency & brokerage owners and marketers from the typical 'uninformed and ignorant' to become advanced and aggressive marketers - helping to flood their agency with sizzling hot leads. Cut through the confusion. Jill Berroth will show off shortcuts to massive lead generation - using the expertise and resources you already have.
Joel Zwicker - Business Development Manager at Agency Revolution
Joel Zwicker, Business Development Manager at Agency Revolution started in the insurance industry as a broker in a from-scratch branch office in a large brokerage. Through his relationship with Agency Revolution and mentoring from Michael Jans, Joel soon found himself as the Marketing Guru for the brokerage and its 35,000+ clients. He built, managed, and transformed 3 branch offices into money makers, and was integral in the development of more. Joel's ability to think outside the box and get 'to the point' about what works and what is missing in an agency or brokerage has made him a favorite speaker at many Agency Revolution events.

Sarah Green, Client Success Manager at Agency Revolution
Sarah Green
, Client Success Manager at Agency Revolution. Want faster growth? Easy: niche better. As Client Success Manager for Agency Revolution, Sarah Green has guided hundreds of agencies & brokerages to faster growth - and helped do that in countless different niches. In this private breakout session, Sarah will reveal her bag o' tricks on the latest secrets that are helping her clients make more money. Faster.

Michael Jans, Founder of Agency Revolution
Michael Jans
, Founder of Agency Revolution, has guided thousands of agents & brokers to faster growth for almost 25 years. As venture capital floods into P&C at an alarming pace, agents & brokers must find their place in the market - and in the hearts of the consumer. Based on extensive field research and statistical evidence, Michael will present the steps every agency or brokerage must take to win marketshare - from outside competitors... and the firm down the street.

Sign up now for early bird pricing

Connect 2017 is right around the corner. Get tickets for you and your team while they're still available:

  • Primary Attendee - $1,299 $997
  • Secondary Attendee - $397
  • Any More Additional Attendees - $147

The Agency Revolution Workshops are a flat price of $449 per Workshop Attendee. Choose quantity of Workshop Attendees at the checkout page. All Workshops take place on October 20th, the final day of Connect 2017.

Location

The beautiful Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Blvd,
Austin, TX 78759
Rennaissance Austin Hotel

Book your stay directly across the street at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin NW.

Call 541-585-3625
to speak with a specialist

How many attendees?
Choose quantity of Workshop attendees at checkout