Vertafore Launches First Virtual Conference For Insurance Agency Professionals To Address Digital Disruption

September 17, 2015 /

BOTHELL, WASH. – September 17, 2015 Vertafore®, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced the launch of its first–ever virtual conference, DISRUPT, taking place on Thursday, November 4, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. PT. The online event is a free interactive virtual environment, which will provide a forum for insurance agency professionals to share and discuss best practices for embracing the digital disruption in insurance. With keynote speaker, Charlene Li, founder of Altimeter® Group and the coauthor of the critically acclaimed, bestselling book Groundswell, online registrants will leave with actionable takeaways for safeguarding their agency’s future with cutting-edge technology. Registration opens today. Attendees can click here for more information about the event and how to register. “Agencies are largely aware of the new technologies available to help improve operations, but there are still questions on how to evaluate options and implement, all the while ensuring return on their investment,” said Guy Weismantel, vice president of marketing at Vertafore. “Together with Charlene, we’re attempting to address these concerns and create a virtual backdrop for knowledge sharing. Our goal is for agents to walk away with tools and resources to drive their agency’s success into the future.” What: DISRUPT When: Thursday, November 4, 2015 @ 9:30 a.m. PT Where: Online event Cost: Free Who: •    Charlene Li, founder of Altimeter Group and award-winning author •    Greg Wright, senior vice president of agency solutions, Vertafore •    Guy Weismantel, vice president of marketing, Vertafore Description: Modern communication and data technologies have launched a domino effect of change across every facet of insurance.  The DNA of business operations in the new digital world now relies on real-time access to information and multi-channel communications to meet the new expectations of the mobile consumer. For independent agencies to stay competitive and relevant will require a fundamental shift in thinking from a traditional agency to a digital insurer. The virtual event will work to share timely industry insights and solutions through interactive videos, webinars, chats, contests and other forms of content. Content will appeal most to independent agency professionals who have an interest in the future of the industry as well as their own business. For more information on Vertafore or DISRUPT, click here.

About Vertafore  Vertafore’s comprehensive insurance management software solutions lead brokers and carriers to adapt to an evolving insurance industry to efficiently scale their businesses through deeper access to information and insights. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes. Vertafore’s platform features fast innovation, partnerships with the best technology companies, and customizable solutions to help companies remain independent during a time of industry disruption. As the leader in modern insurance technology with the largest customer base in the industry, Vertafore connects every point of the distribution channel, from agencies and carriers to MGAs, MGUs, and state governments. For more information about Vertafore, visit www.vertafore.com, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on TwitterLinkedin, and Facebook.

About RiskMatch RiskMatch is a business intelligence and analytics company that delivers a suite of web-based solutions for insurance brokers and underwriters throughout the U.S. Its patented platform delivers an array of portfolio management, analytic and data management services designed to enable brokers and underwriters to enhance performance, reduce costs, facilitate growth, and improve their client service capabilities. For more information, visit the RiskMatch site.

CONTACTS:

Brian Brady Public Relations Manager, Vertafore +1 (720) 787-3114 brian.brady@vertafore.com

Alex Stanton Stanton Public Relations & Marketing +1 (212) 780-0701 astanton@stantonprm.com

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