Upcoming event to provide insurtech solutions, networking

Organizers of the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association’s 2023 Insurtech Conference plan to invite non-members to participate in the event’s educational and networking opportunities. (Shutterstock)

Just as insurtech as a general term refers to technological solutions that improve efficiency, the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association 2023 Insurtech Conference will offer better and more effective solutions to participants.

The conference has continually evolved into a one-stop-shop for education, solutions and networking. The 2023 conference will take place April 2-5 in Nashville, and the WSIA’s Insurtech Committee is anticipating record attendance.

Organizers say the 2023 event will feel familiar to past attendees and exhibitors, but it will be an updated experience. Shannon Dahlke, Chair of the WSIA Insurtech Committee, who is also Senior Vice President of MHI, an Amwins Companysaid the 2023 event will reflect feedback from past attendees and exhibitors, who have expressed interest in more exhibitor time and schedule changes to also allow more time for private meetings.

“The basic structure of the conference will remain unchanged because it works so well to marry education with exhibitors,” Dahlke said. “However, we know that attendees also want to interact outside of structured sessions and exhibitor tours. This is the only WSIA event that also welcomes non-member attendees, so it’s an opportunity for those registrants to learn more about the industry, share information, and engage with the association. .

Many exhibitors at the WSIA Insurtech conference offer industry-specific technology solutions across the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines. WSIA Meetings and Events Manager Chelsea Lenhart said the opportunity for attendees to meet them, share specific needs, see demonstrations and hear about their services and products is one conference attractions.

“Many of the professionals in our industry wear many hats on our teams and having our peers and experts in one place to share ideas and best practices is a great benchmarking opportunity to ensure you stay up to date in the world. digital.” Dahlke said. “We work in the area of ​​emerging risks and technologies, so it makes sense for us to proactively integrate them into our own business. Attending this conference is a great tool to help businesses stay competitive. »

Lenhart said while all training sessions are technology-based, there are options for attendees at all levels of expertise, ensuring valuable content for CEOs, IT professionals, underwriters. , brokers and trading professionals. She said the WSIA Insurtech conference is not designed just for tech experts and the committee strives to create discussions and forums for all attendees as technology and automation impact on every part of an organization. Attendees should expect a keynote speaker and sessions on topics such as cyber response, data intelligence, and digital platform integration.

Registration for the 2023 conference will open in mid-January 2023 and a call for speakers will be available next week. Stay tuned for more details.

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