Posted: 6/21/2014

NAMIC Management Conference | June 24-27, 2017 | Hotel Del Coronado | Coronado, CA.

Event Contact

Crista Hassett

Crista Hassett
AVP, Event Operations

Molly Miller

Molly Miller
Assistant Meeting Manager

General Information

The Management Conference is a summit for CEOs, executive teams, and future leaders of the industry.

Power sessions focus on strategy, innovation, leadership and industry trends. Concurrent sessions dive into operational and emerging issues. Workshops and interactive sessions allow for extended discussions and opportunities to learn from fellow leaders in the industry.

Top-notch speakers, unrivaled networking opportunities, and an inspirational setting allow executives to connect with industry leaders and gain insight on the important issues facing the industry.

Each year more and more industry executives discover why the NAMIC Management Conference is a different kind of business meeting.

We specifically develop our educational programming with our members in mind. NAMIC is comprised of a diverse membership and there are a variety of events to meet your needs. This conference is designed for CEO's, senior executives, and future leaders from property/casualty insurance companies

This event is designed for:

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President
Future Leaders

Management Conference Committee Members

Jeff Wrobel, Chairman
Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia

Erin Cummings, Award in Innovation Chairman
The Norfolk and Dedham Group

Steve Smith, Vice Chairman
President & CEO
Farm Mutual Reinsurance Plan, Inc.

Ron Mead
Personal Lines and Agriculture Vice President
Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Company

Margaret Resce Milkint
Managing Partner
The Jacobson Group

Jay Woods
Managing Director
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC

Larry Wright
Vice President - Claims

Julie Stafford
MMIC Insurance, Inc.

Chris Blough
President & CEO
Mennonite Mutual Insurance Company

Brandon Keller
Assistant Vice President & Corporate Actuary
Germania Farm Mutual Insurance Association

Bruce Brizzi
Executive Vice President, Insurance Operations
Northern Neck Insurance Company

Lisa Hoke
Assistant Vice President/Controller
Builders Mutual Insurance Company

Dan DeLamater
Southern Mutual Insurance Company

Conference Registration Fees

Registration information will be available soon.

First Time Attendees

We want to know if this is your first time to participate in the NAMIC Management Conference. We would like to get to know you and provide you with some valuable networking opportunities. Please indicate on your registration form if you are a first time attendee. We are excited to meet you!

Registration Confirmation

You will receive a detailed e-mail confirmation upon successful completion of the registration process for this event; please make sure to enter a valid e-mail address on the registration form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please e-mail or call (800) 336-2642.

Registration Cancellations

All registration cancellations and transfers MUST be made in writing. Cancellations received on or before May 25, 2018 are 100 percent refundable. After May 25, 2018 a $25 processing fee will be deducted. Any refund due will be issued within 15 business days after receipt of the cancellation notice. No refunds are available after June 1, 2018 so please plan accordingly. You may substitute a participant at no additional charge. Please forward all requests to or fax (317) 876-6213. Please note: Optional Dinners/Activities and Golf follow the Conference Cancellation Policy. Cancelling a conference registration with NAMIC does not cancel a hotel reservation.


In accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we invite all registrants to advise us of any disability and any requests for accommodation to that disability. Please submit your request as far in advance of the program as possible.

What to Wear

The suggested attire for this meeting is business casual.


If you have any questions regarding your registration, email or call (800) 336-2642 ext. 1061. If you have any questions regarding the conference, email

Conference Agenda

“I have always found that the NAMIC Management Conference provides timely topics for the ever-changing insurance industry that we compete in. The added opportunity to network with peers and hear tremendous speakers always sends me back with new ideas and directions to investigate for our company.

-Tammara Lynch
President & CEO
Norfolk Mutual Insurance Company

Subject to change without notice

Sunday, June 24

11:00 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Event Information Desk

11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

PCC Board Lunch/Meeting

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Kids/Teens Party
Included in guest registraiton or single ticket can be purchased on Registration Additions page.

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Festivities
To maximize your networking opportunities, we have moved the traditional closing evening festivities to the first evening of the conference and will be hosting a kickoff celebration, that will include delectable food stations and interactive entertainment. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to relax and enjoy the weather with fellow attendees and guests. Families are welcome to attend the festivities and children are invited to participate in the kids party during the evening event. A cash bar will be available and resort attire is appropriate. Skirts, dresses, slacks, and knit tops are appropriate for women. Collared shirts, dress slacks, or dress denim are appropriate for men. Included in guest registraiton or single ticket can be purchased on Registration Additions page.

Monday, June 25

6:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

6:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Event Information Desk

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Guests

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Conference Kickoff

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Economy Power Session

9:45 - 10:05 a.m.

Networking Break

10:05 - 10:55 a.m.

General Session

10:55 - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Leadership Power Session

12:15 p.m.

Sessions adjourn for the day

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Optional Workshop

7:00 p.m.

Private Dinner Functions*
*This is a suggested start time for private dinner functions and reservations.

Tuesday, June 26

6:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

6:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Event Information Desk

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Guests

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Strategy & Innovation Power Session: Disruptive Markets

9:15 - 9:35 a.m.

Networking Break

9:35 – 10:50 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

10:50 a.m.

Sessions adjourn for the day

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Annual Golf Outing

7:00 p.m.

Private Dinner Functions*
*This is a suggested start time for private dinner functions and reservations.

Wednesday, June 27

6:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Attendees

6:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Event Information Desk

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast for Registered Guests

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Washington Advocacy Priorities and Updates

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Emerging Issues Power Session

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

General Session

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Award in Innovation Presentation
NAMIC is proud to present the Award in Innovation, which was created to recognize mutual insurers that exemplify the vision and entrepreneurialism it takes to stay relevant in changing times. Whether the ideas are big or small, each innovation is crucial to keeping our community strong and stable for the future. With more than 250 years of delivering on the promise to put policyholders first, it is more critical than ever to celebrate the spirit of innovation within the mutual industry. Join us to learn more about award-winning innovations as the 2018 winner is announced.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Industry Trends Power Session

12:30 p.m.

Business Sessions Adjourn

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Closing Luncheon Celebration
Join us for an afternoon buffet to celebrate the week and connect with fellow attendees and guests before heading back to the office.

Session Proposals

Interested in speaking at this conference? Submit your session proposal to Crista Hassett.

Where to Stay

Hotel Del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 435-6611

Event Hotel Rate and Cut-Off Date

Management Conference attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. NAMIC has contracted a room block for attendees at The Greenbrier. A set number of rooms are available at the group rate until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, May 25, 2018 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. While NAMIC studies past attendance trends and the needs of our members, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available. Please plan ahead and secure your reservation as soon as possible to receive the group rate.

*The $28 resort fee has been waived for rooms in the NAMIC block. The resort amenities included are:

  • Premium High-Speed Internet Access in Your Room and at Del Beach
  • 800 and Local Phone Calls
  • Newspaper Available In the Lobby Daily
  • In-Room Bottled Water
  • In-Room Coffee and Tea
  • Fitness Center 24 Hour Access and Classes
  • Discounted Coronado Tennis Center Court Access
  • In addition to the services listed above the resort fee entitles Hotel guests to discounted attraction tickets to San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland, Safari Park, The Old Town Trolley and Disneyland.

Travel Information

Considered by many as one of the most beautiful resort destinations in the world, the Hotel del Coronado is the quintessential Coronado, CA hotel resort destination on the beach. Nestled on 28 stunning oceanfront acres, The Del is conveniently located just across the bay from downtown San Diego and its many attractions, and only a 15-minute drive from the San Diego International Airport. Please visit the resort's website for maps and driving directions.

Resort Attractions

The Del, a charmed playground by the sea, was made for making memories. From surf camps and boogie boarding to sandcastles and coastal bike rides, there is an experience for everyone to enjoy at The Del.

Family Highlights

DelVenture is The Del’s activities center for children ages 4-12, featuring beach-themed activities and play rooms, underwater murals, funhouse mirrors and more. DelVenture offers 50-minute activities daily and 3-hour evening adventures. To learn more about DelVenture and to view the full catalog of activities, please visit the resort's Activities Page.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the suggested attire at The Hotel Del Coronado?
Conference Sessions – Resort attire is appropriate, which means collared shirts, knit tops, dress skirts/slacks, or dress denim.
Optional Activities – See activity description for specific attire suggestions.
Golf Outing – Golf attire including appropriate footwear. No denim is allowed on the golf courses or tennis courses.
Welcome Festivities (Moved from last day to first day) – Dressy resort attire is appropriate for the evening. Skirts, dresses, slacks, and knit tops are appropriate for women. Collared shirts, dress slacks, or dress denim are appropriate for men.
Meal Functions – Resort attire for attendees, guests, and children.
Closing Luncheon Celebration - Resort attire for attendees, guests, and children.

What registration payment options are available?
The online registration system accepts credit card payments, check payments and multiple registrations under the same payment method.

When and how is registration confirmation sent?
Confirmation is sent via email so please enter a valid email address. If registering more than one person at a time you will need to forward the confirmation email to each delegate. You will receive your confirmation the quickest if you are paying online. Confirmation will be sent immediately after you submit your credit card information.

Does my registration include a hotel reservation?
No, you will need to make a separate hotel reservation. Due to a high level of interest in this event, there is very limited availability. If you require a hotel room, please let us know as soon as possible by calling NAMIC Registration and Housing Coordinator, Jessica Glascock, at 317-875-5250, etc. 1139.

How do I obtain an advance copy of the registration list?
In an effort to provide our sponsors, speakers, and attendees the best level of service, we will send an electronic list of current registrants for events to the attendee or email listed as the main contact as follows:

  • Attendees: Approximately 10 days from the event within the pre-conference communication

  • Sponsors: Approximately 6 weeks out from the event with updates every other week

  • Speakers: Approximately 10 days from the event within the pre-conference communication

Can I register on site for optional activities?
Yes, but space is available on a first-come, first-served basis so we encourage you to sign up in advance.

Can I switch optional activities?
We apologize that refunds cannot be granted for optional activity cancellations after June 1, 2018. You are welcome to register for different activities if space is available; however, we will not be able to transfer, credit, or refund the original activity fee.