Itasca, Illinois (PRWEB) March 1, 2007
This year, the nation's top-producing independent retail agents will gather Oceanside in Hilton Head, South Carolina at the Hilton Head Marriott Beach & Golf Resort, April 17-19, 2007.
Inspired by the theme, "Expanding ARM's Horizons", the 2007 ARM National Conference will address specific issues and needs of independent insurance agents. According to Scott Spangler, Vice President, ARM Partners, "This year's conference is especially significant as it marks a turning point for the ARM organization." Resolved to growth both in numbers and national presence, keynote speakers and breakout sessions will rally support on a national level.
A General Session will kick-off the Conference on Tuesday with introductory remarks by Larry Johnson, Chairman, ARM National. A series of high-profile presenters will round out the afternoon, including keynote speaker Fred Eppinger, President & CEO of Hanover Insurance Company. On the evening of April 17th, attendees will gather for the opening reception and reconnect with member friends.
In a full agenda on Wednesday breakout sessions will explore the most current issues and trends facing independent agencies today, followed by a luncheon Trade Fair. Throughout the gathering, ARM members will have the opportunity to learn and network alongside other risk management leaders while sharing valuable market perspectives. When work is done about 2:00 p.m., attendees can relax or take advantage of the area's coastal beauty and sports, before leaving the Marriott at 5:00 p.m. for a scenic ride to Windows on the Waterway for a Low-Country dinner party. Thursday, optional recreation continues including golf or a tour of historic Savannah.
ARM is the nation's foremost independent agency network, encompassing more than 300 agency members and representing an annual premium volume currently in excess of $4+ billion. Registration for the 2007 Annual Conference is recommended by March 15, 2007, or for more information, contact Rose Marie Rigoni, ARM Partners/Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Two Pierce Place, 20th Floor, Itasca, IL 60143-3141. Phone: 630-285-4211 or Scott Spangler at 630-285-4324 or visit http://www.armiweb.com. Strong as MANY. Powerful as ONE.