NASPA’s hosting of a national user conference provides an excellent learning opportunity for agency principles, account managers and producers.
Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 26, 2014
The National Association of Partner Agents (NASPA), the official user group of the insurance agency management system Partner XE, will be hosting its national user conference in Columbus, Ohio April 24-25, 2014. The conference offers Partner XE users two days of networking, industry updates, and interactive work group sessions to keep users up-to-date on newest industry trends and developments of Partner XE.
Mike Sweere, President of NASPA, is excited about bringing Partner XE users together to provide input on the future of Partner XE and learn about the latest industry news. “NASPA’s hosting of a national user conference provides an excellent learning opportunity for agency principles, account managers and producers. There are sessions designed for the new users and other sessions for the more seasoned user of SIS’s Partner XE management system. In addition, the networking with other agent users is invaluable in terms of the ideas and workflows that are discussed and shared.”
This year will be the biggest NASPA conference yet, with 50% more people registered than the last conference.
Alex Deak, CEO of Strategic Insurance Software, sees the event as an invaluable opportunity for Partner XE users to network, learn, and provide feedback about Partner XE. “The conference provides us and our sponsors an opportunity to educate Partner XE users about the industry, SIS, and Partner XE. We also want to provide a venue for clients to interact, share best practices, and provide us with feedback about how Partner XE can be improved to help our partner agencies.”
Attendees will be able participate in 10 sessions over the two days of the conference and can also attend a special session on April 23rd presented by ACORD. The pre-conference ACORD session will cover
- Why carriers need to work closer with independent insurance agents,
- Specific data on how the industry is performing, and
- How independent insurance agents may seek assistance on agency automation projects.
In addition to work group meetings organized to collect feedback about Partner XE, the topics of sessions held on the 24th and 25th include
- Stop Wasting Time: Improve Workflows,
- Protecting Your Data,
- Preview of the upcoming Partner XE 2.1 release,
- Leveraging Social Media with Partner XE,
- Making Your Website a Sales & Service Resource, and
- Tracking Commissions.
Sessions will be led by NASPA board members, SIS team members, and industry partners from IVANS, ACORD, State Auto, Agency Marketing Partners, and Expedient.
Tami Scott, Director of Client Services for SIS, is looking forward to the conference as an opportunity to get more direct feedback from the users of Partner XE. “It’s a learning opportunity for our partner agencies, and it’s a learning opportunity for us so we can get valuable feedback from them to plan for the future of Partner XE.”
About NASPA: Since 1999, NASPA has been representing the needs of its agent members not only with SIS, but with the entire Insurance Industry. Through its involvement in ACT (Agents Council for Technology) and ACORD/LOMA Leader’s Group with AUGIE Leader’s Group (ACORD-User Groups Information Exchange), NASPA has voiced the needs of the SIS agency. In addition, NASPA provides direct guidance and feedback to SIS on the improvement and development of Partner XE for all SIS agencies, and has been a major contributor in the evolution of Partner XE to one of the fastest growing agency management systems in the market.