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In Case You Missed It: IVANS Connect 2018

October 18, 2018

By: IVANS Communications

IVANS Connect is the insurance industry event dedicated to advancing information exchange – connecting insurers, agencies, MGAs and their insureds through digital technology. This year, more than 200 insurance professionals gathered at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

If you missed out on the excitement this year, all is not lost. Here are some of our favorite moments from the conference.

Insightful Keynotes

Applied Systems CEO Reid French took the stage to update attendees on the state of the insurance industry, offering exclusive insight into how digital technology is transforming the industry and how insurance businesses can adapt to be successful.

Invaluable Networking

IVANS Connect 2018 was truly an industry event. Insurance professionals from all facets of the industry — insurers, policy and agency management system vendors, agents and industry organizations — were well represented, giving attendees the chance to network with and learn from peers. The IVANS Connect opening reception jumpstarted the conference with an evening of lively discussion.

Innovative Education Sessions

This year’s program featured valuable education sessions specifically designed to help businesses embrace digital to drive new distribution and service models across the insurance industry. Sessions explored topics such as new collaboration and distribution opportunities with today’s digital agencies, future opportunities and the evolution of download, and how to improve agency-insurer connectivity to further automate servicing. This year’s conference also featured an all-new technical discussion that provided an open forum for attendees to have their technical questions answered by panel of IVANS experts and to discuss implementation best practices with peers.

Exclusive Product Announcements

Attendees got first-hand exposure to the latest product innovations from IVANS and gained exclusive insight into IVANS’ key product initiatives for the coming year. Interactive discussions allowed attendees to weigh in on these new solutions and share their thoughts on the impact they’ll have on the industry.

Looking Ahead

If you experienced the excitement of IVANS Connect 2018 first-hand, stay tuned for news about 2019's event.

IVANS Communications

IVANS is the insurance industry's exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 30 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 32,000 independent insurance agencies and 400 insurer and MGA partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people's lives.