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: 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.

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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

3:00 - 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 of the Gaylord National Resort.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Prayer Service Choir Rehearsal
If you are interested in joining the NAMIC choir, please contact Larry Baile at lbaile@namic.org or indicate your interest on the convention registration form.

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 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, music from the NAMIC choir, 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. - 1:00 p.m.

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

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Activity* — To Be Announced

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

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

NAMIC Certification Committee Meeting

4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

Sponsor VIP Reception**

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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

Monday September 23

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 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 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.

8:15 - 8:45 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.

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

NAMIC Arbitration Committee Meeting**

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.

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” 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 Trustees Meeting

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.

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

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

PFMM Session

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC 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

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

PFMM Session

4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

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

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Benefits Club 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. - 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 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. - 3:30 p.m.

Networking in the Marketplace for Mutuals
The Marketplace closes at 3:30 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

10:45 -11:45 a.m.

PFMM Session

12:00 - 12:30 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.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

NAMIC PAC VIP Lunch*

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Attendee Lunch in the Marketplace for Mutuals

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions and Workshops

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

PFMM Session

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 - 5:30 p.m.

Marketplace Closes/Exhibitors Dismantle

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 of the Gaylord National Resort.

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Property Casualty Conference Senior Executive 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 - 8:45 a.m.

Farm Mutual Director Certification 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 - 8:45 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**

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

PFMM Session

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 D.C.*
Prior to the Closing Celebration, join NAMIC PAC for a special diamonds and champagne reception.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Closing Celebration Reception

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Closing Celebration and Entertainment

10:00 p.m.

2019 NAMIC 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