Sep 22 - 25, 2019 | National Harbor, Md.

Full Agenda

Saturday, September 21

6:00 - 6:45 a.m.

Golf Outing Grab-and-Go Breakfast and Shuttle Pick-Up

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: NAMIC Annual Golf Outing Benefitting the NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation Scholarship Fund
The golf outing is always a great way to kick off the convention week as you reconnect with NAMIC friends on the golf course. Join us for a golf scramble at the Renditions Golf Club, which features replicas of holes from major championship venues, all located in a serene corner of Maryland. This year, the outing will benefit the NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation, as a portion of the proceeds will go to the NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation Scholarship Fund to help provide scholarships to deserving students pursuing insurance/risk management careers. Registration for this event can be made while completing your online convention registration. Click here for more information.

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Optional Activity Tour Desk
Located near the NAMIC Event Information Desk in the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: America’s Heroes Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: U.S. Capitol Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

Sunday, September 22

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

NAMIC Event Information Desk
The NAMIC Event Information Desk is the central location for getting your questions answered about the convention, picking up pre-registered attendee packets, registering on site for convention, and purchasing optional event tickets. The desk will be located in the Convention Pre-Function area on the ballroom level of the Gaylord National Resort.

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Optional Activity Tour Desk
Located near the NAMIC Event Information Desk in the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Prayer Service and Breakfast*
Start Convention with this optional, non-denominational worship service and breakfast. Enjoy fellowship and a thought-provoking address.

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Farm Mutual Conference Board Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

NAMICO Board Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Optional Activity: D.C. Highlights Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Mt. Vernon Whiskey Distillery Tour, Tasting, and Lunch*
In 1799, George Washington's distillery produced nearly 11,000 gallons of whiskey, making it one of the largest distilleries in America at the time. Today, a reconstructed working distillery produces small-batch spirits on site. Join NAMIC PAC to mingle with your insurance peers for a distillery tour followed by a plated lunch and whiskey tasting at the historic Mount Vernon Inn. RSVP required.

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Marketplace for Mutuals – Exhibitor Set-Up

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Property Casualty Conference Board Meeting

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

NAMIC Officers Meeting

12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: America’s Heroes Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Optional Activity: Lincoln Assassination Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Convention Planning Committee Huddle

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

VIP Reception**

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Chairman’s Reception
Enjoy a warm welcome to National Harbor and connect with your peers at NAMIC's opening event.

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Evening Cruise on the Potomac*
Gaze at the stars and enjoy the luxuries of a private yacht as you cruise along the Potomac River, where you will see the best views of Washington, D.C.’s skyline. Enjoy dessert and a nightcap as you relax before attending NAMIC Annual Convention sessions on Monday. RSVP required.

Monday September 23

7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

NAMIC Event Information Desk
The NAMIC Event Information Desk is the central location for getting your questions answered about the convention, picking up pre-registered attendee packets, registering on site for convention, and purchasing optional event tickets. The desk will be located in the Convention Pre-Function area on the ballroom level of the Gaylord National Resort.

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

NAMIC Advisory Council Breakfast**

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Marketplace for Mutuals Grand Opening
Join the fun and excitement for the Marketplace kick-off, as we connect with solution providers and resources. Visit NAMIC Central to learn all about NAMIC membership benefits and services available; fuel up with breakfast; and jump-start your networking – all in one convenient location. Don’t forget to drop your ticket off for the Grand Opening Prize Drawing.

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Attendees Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Optional Activity Tour Desk
Located near the NAMIC Event Information Desk in the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NAMIC Arbitration Committee Meeting**

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.

Marketplace Solutions Tours
The Marketplace Solutions tours are an efficient way for convention attendees to discover new solutions and innovative services for various aspects of business operations.

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Opening Session and Keynote
Join us for the energetic kick off to the 124th NAMIC Annual Convention in grand style featuring a vibrant story where the industry comes together. Hear inspirational remarks from NAMIC’s President and CEO Chuck Chamness and Chairman of the Board Henry Gibbel, followed by our keynote speaker address.

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Attendee Lunch in the Marketplace for Mutuals

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Guest Lunch
Guests are VIP’s to us! We hope you will join us for a fun lunch where you can meet fellow guests attending the convention. All registered guests are invited to attend.

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

“Funding Our Future” NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation Lunch*
Each convention attendee is invited to participate in the first fundraising luncheon at Convention to support the NAMIC Mutual Insurance Foundation Scholarship program. This function is brought to you by the NAMIC Merit Society and replaces the traditional NAMIC Merit Society Luncheon. All convention attendees are encouraged to attend! A portion of the proceeds from the lunch will “fund it forward” by providing scholarships to deserving students pursuing insurance/risk management careers. Register online for this optional activity and join us and become part of the solution to our industry’s need for talent.

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Board of Trustees Lunch

11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking in the Marketplace for Mutuals
Filled with companies dedicated to the success of the mutual insurance industry, the Marketplace for Mutuals is the place to find strategic solutions and new partnerships to empower your company to excel.

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

NAMIC Certification Committee Meeting**

1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Annual Conference Meeting of Members

  1. Farm Mutual Conference Annual Meeting of Members
    The Farm Mutual Conference is the segment of the NAMIC membership comprised of smaller companies and farm mutuals throughout the United States and Canada. During this meeting, we will briefly review conference activities and elect new board members and officers.

  2. Property Casualty Conference Annual Meeting of Members
    The Property Casualty Conference is the segment of the NAMIC membership comprised of the larger, multiline companies. During this meeting, we will briefly review conference activities and elect new board members and officers.

1:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: D.C. Highlights Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Networking Break

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Marketplace Solutions Tours
The Marketplace Solutions tours are an efficient way for convention attendees to discover new solutions and innovative services for various aspects of business operations.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Marketplace for Mutuals Networking Reception
Join a lively reception and chance to win a grand prize drawing.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Thank You Reception**

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

NAMIC Past Chairman’s Reunion Reception**

6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

NAMIC Leadership Reception and Dinner**

Tuesday, September 24

6:30 - 7:45 a.m.

Fun Run and Walk to Benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation
This is a great way to get a little fresh air and exercise during convention while helping a good cause. Participants can choose between a 5K run and a 3K walk. Proceeds from this event will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to fund children’s cancer research. The race starts at 7:00 a.m. Since 2013, NAMIC has raised more than $1.8 million in support of this important foundation.

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NAMIC Event Information Desk
The NAMIC Event Information Desk is the central location for getting your questions answered about the convention, picking up pre-registered attendee packets, registering on site for convention, and purchasing optional event tickets. The desk will be located in the Convention Pre-Function area on the ballroom level of the Gaylord National Resort.

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.

Executive Hour in the Marketplace for Mutuals**
This invitation-only hour is a quieter time for executives and professional staff of insurance carriers to conduct business in the Marketplace. Breakfast will be provided during this time. Primary company executives and professional staff, look for your invitation to be delivered to your hotel room on Monday.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Optional Activity Tour Desk
Located near the NAMIC Event Information Desk in the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Tuesday Keynote

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: D.C. Scandals Tour and Lunch
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Networking in the Marketplace for Mutuals
The Marketplace closes at 4:00 p.m. today — make sure you’ve planned your visits with industry partners and resources. Prize drawings will also occur at 2:00 p.m.

10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC VIP Lunch*
NAMIC PAC is excited to welcome U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee, where he serves as the chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. Rep. Duffy is a former prosecutor, sports commentator, and reality television personality.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Attendee Lunch in the Marketplace for Mutuals

12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Marketplace Solutions Tours
The Marketplace Solutions tours are an efficient way for convention attendees to discover new solutions and innovative services for various aspects of business operations.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Social, St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving, and Exhibitor Prize Drawings
The final hour in the Marketplace will feature ice cream treats, fellowship, and exciting activities. Enjoy an exciting dueling-stage environment while we raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The afternoon will feature the St. Baldrick’s shavee(s) losing their hair to the clippers intermixed with the popular must-be-present-to-win exhibitor prize drawings.

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Silent Auction Closing Reception
Stop by Advocacy Central to bid on NAMIC PAC Silent Auction’s exciting travel experiences, one-of-a-kind jewelry, artwork, and so much more.

4:00 p.m.

Marketplace for Mutuals Closes

Wednesday, September 25

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

NAMIC Event Information Desk
The NAMIC Event Information Desk is the central location for getting your questions answered about the convention, picking up pre-registered attendee packets, registering on site for convention, and purchasing optional event tickets. The desk will be located in the Convention Pre-Function area on the ballroom level of the Gaylord National Resort.

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Property Casualty Conference Senior Executives Roundtable Breakfast**
Senior executives and future leaders from NAMIC Property Casualty Conference member companies are invited to join us for a roundtable discussion on issues impacting their businesses. Attendees will have the opportunity to suggest topics and lead discussions in small groups based on company size.

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Farm Mutual Director Certification Roundtable Breakfast**
This breakfast qualifies for FMDC maintenance credit in the Management module under the course name: FMDC Roundtable Breakfast
Certified Farm Mutual Directors are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on current issues. Newly certified FMDC designees are also invited to this breakfast. The FMDC program formally recognizes the educational accomplishments and dedication to professionalism of the progressive farm mutual director. To become certified, individuals must fulfill several requirements and complete a series of courses. For more information, visit the Directors’ Education web page.

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Professional Farm Mutual Manager Roundtable Breakfast**
Certified Professional Farm Mutual Managers are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on current issues. The NAMIC PFMM designation formally recognizes the educational accomplishments and dedication to professionalism of the progressive farm mutual manager. To become certified, individuals must fulfill several requirements and complete a series of courses. For more information, visit the PFMM webpage.

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Annual Meeting of Members and Closing Keynote
All are invited to join us for the association’s Annual Meeting of Members, where we will elect the 2019-2020 board of directors and present several industry and association leaders with Service Awards.

11:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NAMIC Board Meeting**

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: U.S. Capitol Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Optional Activity: D.C. Segway Tour
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Sparkling in the Nation’s Capital*
Prior to the Closing Celebration, join NAMIC PAC for a special diamonds and champagne reception. All who attend will receive a little blux box that will hold a pair of earrings, but only one will hold the winning item. Will you be the lucky one to win this gorgeous jewelry valued at more than $4,000? Join NAMIC PAC to find out. RSVP required.

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Closing Celebration and Reception

10:00 p.m.

NAMIC 124th Annual Convention Concludes

Thursday, September 26

9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Optional Activity: Mount Vernon Tour and Lunch
Please click here for more details or to sign up for optional tours.

*Optional Ticketed Event
** By Invitation Only

Contacts

Julie Bacher
Customer Service Coordinator

317.876.4279

  Julie