A strategically focused workshop designed by and for members to educate company representatives about the important aspects of marketing and advertising, corporate communications, media and public relations, and branding a mutual insurance company. This two-day workshop consists of informative keynote speakers, small-group discussions facilitated by experts, and interactive concurrent sessions. This workshop offers lasting value for all insurance company communications and marketing professionals, as well as those who have a vested interest in the policyholder, agent, or other customer relationship.
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 workshop is designed for marketing and communications executives from property/casualty insurance companies.
“This was a great conference! I was impressed with the speakers and the content/information that I came home with! Now I just need to implement.”
Mid-to-upper Level Marketing Professionals
Melissa S. Boyer
Larry Johnson, CPCU, AIC, AIM, AAI, AIS
Bruce C. Trethewy
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Registrations received on or before Wednesday, August 12, 2015 are applicable to receive the early bird discount.
On or before
After August 12
*To qualify for the PFMM Designates registration rate, you must have earned the Professional Farm Mutual Manager (PFMM) designation and be current in the program. This discount only applies to individuals with the PFMM designation and is not transferable to others within your company.
We want to know if this is your first time to participate in the NAMIC Communications + Marketing Workshop so we can get to know you and provide you with some valuable networking opportunities. Don’t be shy; please indicate on your registration form if you are a first-time attendee. We are excited to meet you!
You will receive a detailed email confirmation upon successful completion of the registration process for this event; please make sure to enter a valid email address on the registration form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email email@example.com or call (800) 336-2642.
All registration cancellations and transfers MUST be made in writing. Cancellations received on or before Friday, September 11, 2015, are 100 percent refundable. After September 11, 2015, a $25 processing fee will be deducted. Refunds will be issued within 15 business days after receipt of the cancellation notice. No refunds are available after September 18, 2015, so please plan accordingly. Please note: Optional Dinners/Activities follow the NAMIC Cancellation Policy. You may substitute a participant at no additional charge. Please forward all requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (317) 876-6213. Cancelling a workshop 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.
The suggested attire for this meeting is business casual.
If you have any questions regarding your registration, email email@example.com or call (800) 336-2642. If you have any questions regarding the workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 336-2642 ext. 1026.
“Best conference yet -- by far! Content was top-notch.”
Subject to change
Monday, October 12
3 – 5 p.m.
Optional Activity: To Be Announced
Tuesday, October 13
7:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.
7:30 - 8 a.m.
8 - 9:10 a.m.
Welcome and Keynote Session
9:10 - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 - 11:50 a.m.
11:50 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1 - 2 p.m.
General Session: CEO Panel
2 - 2:20 p.m.
2:20 - 3:20 p.m.
3:20 - 3:40 p.m.
3:40 - 4:40 p.m.
Optional Activity: To Be Announced
Wednesday, October 14
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
8 - 12 p.m.
One of four Conrad Hotels in the United States, the Conrad Indianapolis, built in 2006, is the premier luxury hotel in Indianapolis. Featuring 243 guest rooms and 10 residential condominiums, the Conrad Indianapolis is in the heart of downtown within walking distance of hundreds of restaurants and shops in the area. The Conrad Indianapolis is also connected to the downtown skywalk system via the Indianapolis Artsgarden.
Rate: $194 plus taxes per night for single/double occupancy.
Communications + Marketing Workshop attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. NAMIC has contracted a room block for attendees at the Conrad Indianapolis. A set number of rooms are available at the group rate until Monday, September 21, 2015, 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. Refer to the NAMIC group rate when making your reservation at the hotel.
To reserve your room by phone, contact the Conrad Indianapolis directly at 800-CONRADS and mention the group code NAMIC.
Please contact Julie Motyka if you encounter any problems with making hotel reservations.
Getting to the Conrad Indianapolis is Easy!
The Indianapolis International Airport offers many nonstop flights to destinations around the country through nine major airlines.
Shuttle bus service is available through Go Express. The fare is $10 each way. The stops closest to the Conrad Indianapolis are the stops at Illinois & Market or Washington & Meridian. Reservations and additional information is available at http://www.bloomingtonshuttle.com/indy_express.
Taxi service is available on the lower level outside of baggage claim at Indianapolis International Airport. Estimated taxi service is $25 depending on traffic.
Rental car information is available at http://www.indianapolisairport.com/parking_transportation/rentalCar.aspx.
From Indianapolis International Airport:
Follow the signs for I-70 East. Take exit 79B for McCarty Street. Make a slight left onto Madison Avenue and continue on to Meridian Street. Turn left on Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
From the North:
Follow I-65 South to Indianapolis. Take exit 113 toward Meridian Street. Merge onto West 11th Street then right onto North Meridian Street. Continue around Monument Circle and continue on North Meridian. Turn right onto West. Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
Follow I-69 South to exit 200. Merge onto I-465 South to exit 44 for I-70 East. Take exit 83A for East Ohio Street. Go approximately 2 miles on Ohio Street then turn left onto Pennsylvania Street. Turn right onto East Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
From the South:
Take I-65 North to Indianapolis. Take exit 110B (left merge) onto I-70 West toward St. Louis. Take the first exit, 79B toward Meridian Street. Make a slight left onto Madison Avenue and continue on to Meridian Street. Turn left on Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
From the West:
Follow I-70 East to Indianapolis. Take exit 79B for McCarty Street. Make a slight left onto Madison Avenue and continue on to Meridian Street. Turn left on Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
From the East:
Follow I-70 West to Indianapolis. Take exit 83A for East Ohio Street. Go approximately 2 miles on Ohio Street and turn left onto Pennsylvania Street. Turn right onto East Washington Street; hotel will be on the right.
The Conrad Indianapolis offers valet parking at a rate of $37 per 24 hours with in and out privileges. There are also a variety of self-park complexes in the area that offer a variety of rates.
While visiting the Circle City you will want to be sure to visit many of the area’s local attractions. There’s something for everyone in Indianapolis, whether you want to take in a show, visit the cultural districts, shop until you drop, or just explore the city. Check out http://www.visitindy.com for information on all of the things going on in Indianapolis.
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Interested in reaching influential public relations, marketing, advertising, and corporate communications professionals? Consider partnering with NAMIC through our educational events. Our sponsors are critical to keeping registration costs at a minimum for member companies. We have carefully crafted sponsorships to help you gain exposure and target your audience. Several options are available for your consideration, and we are happy to create something unique to meet your needs.
For more information, contact Aaron Lifford, Sponsorship and Advertising Specialist at (800) 336-2642, ext. 1055 or at email@example.com. If you would like to learn more about NAMIC's sponsorship and advertising program, please click here.
“Exceptional organization in website, registration and pre-conference materials.”
What is the suggested attire for business and social gatherings?
Workshop Sessions – Business Casual
Meal Functions & Welcome Reception – Business Casual
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 contact the Conrad Indianapolis to make a room reservation. Please read about the hotel reservation details here.
What does my registration include?
Registration fees include workshop resource materials and access to NAMIC-hosted meal functions. Please review the agenda for full meal details.
Optional Activity information coming soon.
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 9:25:47 AM. Modified: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 11:13:35 AM.
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