Innovation 18 Conference

Jeff Roy, Excalibur Insurance
Dawnyel Smink, Canyon Lands Insurance
Dave Jackson, Jackson Insurance
Una Roy, Excalibur Insurance

January 25-28th 2018

Learn From the Industry's Top Agency Owners
Learn from some of the most successful agency owners in the industry how to build your agency stronger, larger, and faster.

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Nick Ayers, I80 Insurance
Todd Sheapard, Shepard & Shepard Business Solutions
Leigh Zellmer, Swell Insurance Solutions
Ron Assise

January 25th-28th, 2018 · Phoenix, AZ









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The Venue

JW Marriott in Phoenix

The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offers everything you'll require for a remarkable experience. Showcasing an array of first-class resources, intuitive service and a picture-perfect location in the heart of Phoenix, our hotel provides an effortless blend of style, comfort and luxury. All of our gorgeously appointed hotel rooms and suites are overflowing with top-quality amenities, as well as awe-inspiring views of immaculate desert vistas and striking mountains.

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Meet Our Speakers

Who better to learn from than some of the most successful and selfless agency owners in the country? At INNOVAT18N, you'll be front row, learning tactical strategies that you can implement in your agency right now!

Jeff Roy Excalibur Insurance Services

Nick Ayers I80 Insurance Services

Dawnyel Smink Canyon Lands Insurance

Keith Rocha The American Insurance Group

Bob Klee Kelly Klee Private Insurance

Una Roy Excalibur Insurance Services

Kevin Daniel The Family Insurance Agent

Greg Wilkes Insurance Solutions Group

Sneaks Conference

12 successful agency owners offering a sneak preview of tangible ideas and tools you can walk away with to implement immediately. Each session is a concise, detailed 15 minutes in length and you’ll hear all of the details about what to do, how to do it, how much it costs, and results achieved. Hear about one thought, one idea, one takeaway that you can immediately use in your own agency.

Mark Atkinson Atkinson Insurance Group

Leigh Zellmer Swell Insurance Solutions

Todd Shepard Shepard & Shepard Business Solutions

Ron Assise The Horton Group

Richard Morris Southwest Premier Insurance

Jimmy Eubanks Tulsa Insurance Guy

Elliott Carr Arkansas Insurance Advisors

Grant Botma Stewardship

Carlos Vargas Vargas Insurance

Brandon Smith GiiG Insurance & Financial

Andrew Muller Mappus Insurance

Andy Preisman Greenway Central

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Schedule of Events

Thursday 1/25

  • 1:00-6:00PM — INNOVAT18N Golf Scramble
  • 7:30-9:00PM — Welcome Reception

Friday 1/26

  • 7:30am – 8:50am – Breakfast
  • 9:00am – INNOVAT18N Doors Open
  • 9:30am – 9:50am – Presentation 1
  • 10:00am – 10:45am – IAOA Sneaks
  • 10:45am – 11:15am – Break
  • 11:15am – 12:15pm – Keynote 1
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch
  • 1:45pm – 2:30pm – Breakout Session 1
  • 2:45pm – 3:30pm – Breakout Session 2
  • 3:30pm – 4:00pm – Break
  • 4:00pm – 5:15pm – IAOA Sneaks
  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm – Sponsored Happy Hour
  • 9:00pm – Midnight – Casino Night

Saturday 1/27

  • 8:30am – 9:45am – Coffee Q&A w/ Presenters
  • 10:00am – 11:00am – Brunch
  • 11:20am – 12:10pm – Keynote 2
  • 12:15am – 1:15pm – Snack Break
  • 1:20pm – 2:20pm – IAOA Sneaks
  • 2:30pm – 3:15pm – Breakout Session 1
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm – Break
  • 4:15pm – 5:00pm – Breakout Session 2
  • 7:00pm – 10:00pm – INNOVAT18N BASH

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