Warwick, RI (PRWEB) September 24, 2012
Astonish is a digital marketing solutions company that focuses on growing local insurance agencies into successful selling powerhouses prepared to serve the modern consumer. By being part of events such as the 2012 Alliance Convention & Expo, the company hopes to expand on its mission to “change its clients’ lives by changing their business.”
The four-day convention taking place September 27-30 at the JW Marriot Desert Springs in Palm Desert, California will be a big event as the American Agents Alliance is celebrating its 50th year as a trade association dedicated to empowering independent insurance agents and brokers through advocacy, education and networking.
Included in the agenda are: educational workshops featuring best practices in marketing and agency management, a tradeshow, an anniversary dinner, live bands, a dance party, a golf tournament, and the Astonish-sponsored Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament held 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. on Thursday, September 27.
The 2012 Alliance Convention & Expo promises to be the “largest P&C convention in the west.” For more information or to register, you can go here.
Astonish is on a mission to change its clients’ lives by changing their business. The company firmly believes the local distribution channel is the greatest asset of the insurance industry and is dedicated to helping this channel (including insurance agencies, firms, and individuals) adapt to the modern landscape of the Internet consumers in order to thrive and not get left behind.
For over half a decade, Astonish has been the leader in providing digital marketing solutions for the insurance industry. Since 2006, Astonish has built a complete insurance digital marketing system. The Astonish system leverages three main arenas to help their clients grow: digital marketing, coaching and training, and the Virtual Profit Center.
At the core of the Astonish system is the Virtual Profit Center (VPC). Astonish designed and developed this proprietary software as an advanced automated Customer Relationship Marketing/Management tool (CRM) specifically for the insurance industry.
Astonish was founded by Adam DeGraide, CEO; Tim Sawyer, President; and John Boudreau, COO. It is headquartered in Rhode Island, with an office in Orlando, Florida. The company employs just over 100 employees and has marketing and sales representatives in more than 20 states.
In addition, the company was recently ranked 267th on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S.