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Young Agents Network
Sharpen Your Skills to Stay
Ahead of the Competition
CONVO 2021, scheduled for October 5-7 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL,  features several opportunities to benefit that young or newer agent.

In addition to an outstanding lineup of speakers with classes geared toward helping you sharpen their skills, CONVO can assist in building relationships with peers that can will benefit you in the future.
CONVO 2021
The IIA of IL Young Agents Committee would like to invite you to attend our special events during this year's big event:
  • Young Agents Network Dinner - Join the committee and other network members for dinner on Tuesday, October 5 at 6:00 pm on the rooftop of the hotel. There is no extra cost, but sign up is required.
  • Casino NightFeeling lucky? Spin the wheel at roulette, have the winning hand at poker, blackjack, or one of the many other games. Turn in your chips to win one of many great prizes. Additional players cards can be purchased with proceeds benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Plus - we are adding in a beer and wine tasting! Sample great craft beer from Buzz Bomb Brewery in Springfield or try out a few fantastic wines from Southern Illinois!
Check out our top education picks for Young Agent attendees:
  • Own Your Sales Success in a Multi-Generational World. Selling to and serving up to five generations of customers can be daunting, but it’s a challenge worth overcoming for producers of all ages. Gain clarity on who and what is motivating different generations of customers and learn how to communicate with different generations in a way that is most comfortable for them. Discover the best listening process to connect with customers and break down the 5-step process for Earning the Right to Be Heard. ™
  • E&O Mock Trial. Counting towards the necessary credit for the E&O discount AND satisfying the IL Ethics credit requirement, this session is designed to show how mistakes made by an insurance agent are portrayed in a court room setting. Attendees will understand the perils associated with not properly updating coverage, recognize the importance of properly completing certificates of insurance, see the potential problems with electronic communications and so much more.
  • Powered Productivity – Super Tech Tools to Get Stuff Done. This interactive session will help demonstrate some of the low-cost high value tech tools that you can start using right away. Get new ideas to increase efficiency, improve relationships and get things done! 
  • Home Sharing Risks and Coverage. Home-sharing services have created new sources of revenue for millions of people who've turned their temporarily empty homes and spare bedrooms into short-term accommodations for visitors from around the world. But those same services have also created new concerns for insurers, policyholders, and regulators. Learn how to communicate with insureds about risks and potential coverage issues and learn about the latest revisions to the ISO Homeowners Policy Program. 
  • Emerging Trends – Had I Been on THAT Jury. Participants sit as “jurors” and decide personal lines, commercial coverage, and liability cases. The actual outcome of the case and lessons to be gained from it are discussed. 
  • Cyber Risk? 10 Questions Every Business Should Ask. From a risk control perspective, many of us are comfortable addressing property, auto, liability, and worker’s comp controls with an insured or potential insured. However, there is very little discussion with business owners on how they are managing their cyber exposures. This presentation will walk through ten Cyber 101 questions that a business owner can use to help better evaluate potential areas of improvement in Cyber Security.
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