Date

March 12-15, 2017

Location

Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX

Speakers, Trainings, Events

And, More!

ABOUT INSIGHTS / Conference & Trade Show

Insights is the property damage restoration industry’s most exclusive conference and exposition, bringing together the industry’s elite with education and training opportunities to meet their business needs. It features some of the most beneficial training courses, world-class speakers, incredible networking opportunities, and the most extensive trade show and exhibition floor in the property restoration industry.

Insights is now a Vericlaim company – a subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Vericlaim is a preeminent global loss adjusting and claims management company committed to helping its clients—insurance companies, corporations, public entities and brokers—manage and control their risk needs around the world. The success of Vericlaim stems from its focus on providing clients with superior claims resolution on the most timely and cost effective basis in the industry, continually adapting to the evolving service and information needs of its clients, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. The company has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in more than 400 locations throughout the world. For more information on Vericlaim & Sedgwick, please visit www.vericlaiminc.com and www.sedgwick.com.

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Insights / Building the Business of Restoration

Where the property damage industry’s elite connect for networking, education and training opportunities to grow their business.

Conference Schedule / for 2017

Registration is open to all in the Property Restoration Industry. IICRC and RIA registrants in the cleaning/restoration or inspection categories who attend the conference will receive continuing education credits (TBA). We will be sure to contact you as soon as the agenda is finalized with detailed descriptions on each session so you can choose what you would like to attend after you register and advise of how you can receive continuing education credits at the show.

 

Insights Schedule of Events:

Sunday – 3/12/17
11:00am-6:00pm Golf Outing (Shotgun start at 1pm – Includes Lunch, Dinner, Transportation & Contests at Cowboys Golf Club)
1:00pm-6:00pm   Pre-Conference Workshops TBA (DKI Members Only)
4:30pm-9:30pm   Exhibitor Setup
6:30pm-9:30pm   DKI Members Only Reception

Monday – 3/13/17
6:00am-11:00am  Exhibitor Setup
7:00am-8:00am    Breakfast
8:00am-12:00pm  DKI Town Hall & Member Awards (DKI Members Only)
8:00am-12:00pm  First Choice Repair/DIAMOND Property Loss Solutions Town Hall (Select Group of Contractors – Invite Only)
12:00pm-1:30pm  Lunch in Exhibitor Hall
12:00pm-3:00pm  Trade Show Hall Open
3:15pm-5:45pm    DKI Regional Meetings (DKI Members Only)
3:15pm-5:45pm    First Choice Repair/DIAMOND Property Loss Solutions Advisory Group Meeting (Select Group of Contractors – Invite Only)
5:45pm-6:15pm    General Session: Introductory of Charity Challenge
6:15pm-9:15pm    Welcome Reception in Exhibitor Hall

Tuesday – 3/14/17
7:00am-8:00am     Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am     Keynote: Kevin Harrington – Original Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank and Inventor of the Infomercial

9:15am-10:30am   Track Sessions & Workshops:

Track A: Selling to Property Owners
Track B: XactAnalysis Training
Track C: Symbility Training
Track D: Drone Technology (Regulations, Applications & Registration)
Track E: Aerial Imagery
Track F: Chronicle Training
Track G: What Every Restoration Professional Needs to Know about Asset Protection, Tax Reduction & Estate Planning
Track H: Moisture Mapper Training
Track I: MICA Training
Track J: T&M Training
Track K: Leveraging Your Operations KPI’s When Marketing To The Insurance Industry
Track L: Specialty Drying Methods & Applications
Track M: Jobsite Safety (Scaffolding, Aerial Work Platforms, Forklifts, etc.)

10:30am-11:00am Coffee Break
11:00am-12:00pm General Session: Evolution of Managed Repair & Claims Industry
12:00pm-1:30pm   Lunch in Exhibitor Hall
12:00pm-3:00pm   Trade Show Hall Open
3:15pm-4:15pm     General Session: Insurance Client Roundtable

4:30pm-5:45pm     Track Sessions & Workshops:

Track A: Selling to Property Owners
Track B: Xactimate Training
Track C: Symbility Training
Track D: Drone Technology (Regulations, Applications & Registration)
Track E: Aerial Imagery
Track F: Chronicle Training
Track G: What Every Restoration Professional Needs to Know about Asset Protection, Tax Reduction & Estate Planning
Track H: Moisture Mapper Training
Track I: MICA Training
Track J: T&M Training
Track K: Leveraging Your Operations KPI’s When Marketing To The Insurance Industry
Track L: Specialty Drying Methods & Applications
Track M: Jobsite Safety (Scaffolding, Aerial Work Platforms, Forklifts, etc.)

7:00pm-10:00pm   Dinner Reception – Glass Cactus Nightclub at Gaylord Texan

Wednesday – 3/15/17
7:00am-8:00am     Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am     Keynote: Alden Mills – Founder of Perfect Fitness and 3-time Navy SEAL Platoon Commander

9:15am-10:30am   Track Sessions & Workshops:

Track A: Selling to Property Owners
Track B: Xactimate Training
Track C: Symbility Training
Track D: Drone Technology (Regulations, Applications & Registration)
Track E: Aerial Imagery
Track F: Chronicle Training
Track G: What Every Restoration Professional Needs to Know about Asset Protection, Tax Reduction & Estate Planning
Track H: Moisture Mapper Training
Track I: MICA Training
Track J: T&M Training
Track K: Leveraging Your Operations KPI’s When Marketing To The Insurance Industry
Track L: Specialty Drying Methods & Applications
Track M: Jobsite Safety (Scaffolding, Aerial Work Platforms, Forklifts, etc.)

 

10:45am-12:00pm Track Sessions & Workshops:

Track A: Selling to Property Owners
Track B: XactAnalysis Training
Track C: Symbility Training
Track D: Drone Technology (Regulations, Applications & Registration)
Track E: Aerial Imagery
Track F: Chronicle Training
Track G: What Every Restoration Professional Needs to Know about Asset Protection, Tax Reduction & Estate Planning
Track H: Moisture Mapper Training
Track I: MICA Training
Track J: T&M Training
Track K: Leveraging Your Operations KPI’s When Marketing To The Insurance Industry
Track L: Specialty Drying Methods & Applications
Track M: Jobsite Safety (Scaffolding, Aerial Work Platforms, Forklifts, etc.)

 

12:00pm-1:00pm   Lunch
1:00pm-1:45pm     Keynote Speaker: Bill Bates, Former Dallas Cowboys Safety & 3-time Super Bowl Champ
1:45pm-2:00pm     Closing Ceremony: Charity Check Presentation

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Call for Presentations / Insights 2017

Insights: The Business of Restoration invites you to submit a presentation for the Annual Conference & Trade Show to be held March 12-15, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas.

Next year’s Conference & Workshop Tracks are meant to incorporate the following topics:

Sales & Marketing
KPI/Management
Social Media/SEO
Project Management and Finance/Accounting

Proposals submitted on these topics are encouraged, but not required. All topics submitted will be taken into consideration.

Our Sponsors / for the year 2017

Insights selects partnerships with only the highest quality vendors and sponsors in the property restoration industry. Our conference sponsors make up the industry elite.

Insights 2017 is proudly sponsored by:

MEDIA SPONSORS


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DIAMOND SPONSORS


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AramscoAndInterlinkSupply

PLATINUM SPONSORS


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GOLD SPONSORS

Benchmarkinc
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SILVER SPONSORS

  • DRI-EAZ PRODUCTS
  • HOME CARPET INDUSTRIES
  • LOWE’S COMPANIES
  • MFS Supply
  • ODOROX HYDROXYL GROUP
  • PROKURE1
  • THE HOME DEPOT

BRONZE SPONSORS

  • ABATIX CORPORATION
  • CONCROBIUM PRODUCTS
  • DRISCOLL AND DRISCOLL
  • PELLA CORPORATION
  • PPG ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS
  • INJECTIDRY SYSTEMS INC.
  • KJ HEALTHY BENEFITS
  • LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC.
  • SHERWIN WILLIAMS
  • SUTTON LEASING
  • TRIMACO
  • TRUEBLUE, INC.
  • XACTWARE

COPPER SPONSORS

  • AMERICAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
  • AMERICAN RESTORATION INS. BROKERS
  • AMERICAN RISK MANAGEMENT RESOURCES
  • AZTEC FINANCIAL & FLEET SALES
  • CABINETONDEMAND.COM
  • CANAM SYSTEMS
  • HINCKLEASE
  • LUXOR CRM
  • MAP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
  • MURPHY BUSINESS BROKERS ORLANDO
  • PHOENIX RESTORATION EQUIPMENT
  • PODS ENTERPRISES, INC.
  • PROTEAM, INC.
  • PWS ENVIRONMENTAL
  • QUICK SEARCH
  • RANDY MARION AUTOMOTIVE
  • SENTINEL PRODUCTS
  • THE CONSERVATION CENTER
  • THE NEW HAVEN COMPANIES, INC.
  • TIMBERLAKE CABINETRY
  • TIME COMMUNICATIONS
  • VAPORTEK, INC.

BUYERS PROGRAM

AMERICAN PROFIT RECOVERY
EAGLEVIEW TECHNOLOGY
EMPIRE TODAY, LLC.
HOTEL PLANNER
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS
SHI INTERNATIONAL CORP.
STAPLES

Exhibitor Opportunities / for the year 2017

Insights offers the opportunity to get your company name in front of over 1,000 restoration industry professionals and decision-makers. The exhibitor opportunity encompasses open floor time, plus additional networking time throughout the event! Take advantage of this opportunity to be face-to-face with key industry decision-makers from the nation’s most prominent firms who are in need of your equipment, supplies, and services!

Event Speakers / for 2017

Bill Bates
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER)

FORMER COWBOYS SAFETY, 3-TIME SUPER BOWL CHAMPION

Alden Mills
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER)

Founder of Perfect Fitness and 3-time Navy SEAL Platoon Commander

Kevin Harrington
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER)

ORIGINAL SHARK ON ABC'S SHARK TANK AND INVENTOR OF THE INFOMERCIAL

REGISTRATION INFO / Register by January 1, 2016 for Best Pricing.

DAY 1 PASS (2/21)

$550

Trade Show Access
Meals
General, Track & Workshop Sessions
Excludes Receptions

DAY 2 PASS (2/22)

$550

Trade Show Access
Meals
General, Track & Workshop Sessions
Excludes Receptions

DAY 3 PASS (2/23)

$475

Meals
General, Track & Workshop Sessions
Excludes Receptions

Guest oR Spouse Pass

$505

Trade Show Access
Meals
Awards Celebration & Receptions
Cannot be employee of registered company

Trade Show Hall Pass

$50

TRADE SHOW HALL PASS





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What Does it Mean to Act With Purpose?

Guest Blog by Howard Shore, Insights Speaker and Founder Activate Group The word “purpose” gets tossed around often in the executive and organizational development world. In a previous post, “Why Purpose Matters,” I discuss the importance of purpose. However, as I continue to

How Do You Find Your Purpose?

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Why Purpose Matters?

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CHARITY / Hunger Project!

We’re looking for volunteers that are willing to contribute only an hour of their time or more on 2/20/16 from 1:30pm-6:00pm at the Gaylord Palms Resort for the Feeding Children Everywhere: Hunger Project! This outing will entail simply showing up and packaging food for children in both the U.S. and around the world. Please email [email protected] if you would like to participate. Through Feeding Children Everywhere: Hunger Project, 10,000 meals will be packaged and distributed to crisis food pantries.

Hotel Reservations / Gaylord Texan

The Gaylord Palms Resort is currently sold out on the nights of the 16th, 17th & 18th with very limited availability on the 19th & 22nd of February. Please note that you must make hotel reservations by the cut-off date of January 25, 2016. With rooms selling out quickly, we encourage you to make your reservations ASAP. We recommend full-conference registrants check in on 2/20 (Saturday) and out on 2/23 (Final Day of Conference) or 2/24 (Wednesday).

If you are unable to book accommodations at the Gaylord, we recommend that you try calling the Gaylord Palms directly at (817) 778-1000 or Marriott Reservations at (407) 586-2000 and ask if there are any rooms available outside of the Insights block. You may also want to try third party sites such as Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com & Hotels.com.

Here are some additional hotels in the area that we recommend:
Marriott World Center – 407-239-4200
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mcowc-orlando-world-center-marriott/
Marriott Villages – 877-682-8552
http://www.marriott.com/hotel-promotions/marriott-village-orlando-lake-buena-vista.mi
Hilton Bonnet Creek – 407-597-3600
http://www.hiltonbonnetcreek.com/
Melia Orlando Hotel – 407-964-7000
http://www.melia.com/en/hotels/united-states/florida/melia-orlando-suite-hotel-at-celebration/index.html
Bohemian Hotel Celebration – 888-249-4007
http://www.celebrationhotel.com/

Event Location

Gaylord Palms Resort
Kissimmee, Florida

February 20-23, 2016
The Insights’ staff is always available to answer questions about the show. Call us toll-free at (877) 741-SHOW (877.741.7469) or email us at [email protected]

To make reservations via phone, please call Gaylord Palms at (817) 778-1000 or Marriott Reservations at (407) 586-2000. Reservation cut-off date is January 25, 2015.

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