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NAMIC Management Conference | June 21-24, 2015 | The Coeur d’Alene | Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Event Contact

Crista Hassett

Crista Hassett
Director - Meetings & Special Projects
317.876.4207

Kristen Spriggs

Kristen Spriggs
Vice President - Member Development
317.876.4234

General Information


The Management Conference is a summit for CEOs and senior executives. Morning business sessions are followed by afternoon golf, recreation and other networking opportunities. Topics include the latest industry developments in strategy, leadership and ways to leverage technology to its greatest advantage.

Each year more and more industry executives discover why the NAMIC Management Conference is a different kind of business meeting.

It is a family-friendly conference where people come to relax, rejuvenate, gain new ideas, hear from some outstanding speakers, and take a breath outside the office at some of the most beautiful resorts in North America.

We specifically develop our educational programming with our members in mind. NAMIC is comprised of a diverse membership and there are a variety of events to meet your needs. This conference is designed for CEO's, senior executives, and future leaders from property/casualty insurance companies.

This event is intended for:


Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President
Future Leaders

Management Conference Committee Members


Chairman
Randy Gerdes
Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance

Immediate Past Chairman
Phil Fraim
President and CEO
Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company

Award in Innovation Chairman
Michael W. Puerner, CPCU
VP, General Counsel and Secretary
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company

Tod Carmony
President
Wayne Mutual Insurance Company

Erin Cummings
Vice President, Operations
Norfolk & Dedham Mutual Fire Insurance Company

Joe Hoff
Executive Vice President
North Star Mutual Insurance Company

Todd Rissel
CEO
e2Value, Inc.

Richard Bland
Principal
Enhanced Mutual Strategies, LLC

Brian J Smith
Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Preferred Mutual

David Hendrix
CFO & Treasurer
Ohio Mutual Insurance Company

Jill Wagner
President
Integrity Mutual Insurance Company

Keith Wolfe
Managing Director
Swiss Re

Conference Registration Fees


Registrations received on or before Monday, April 20, 2015 are applicable to receive the early bird discount.

 

On or before
April 20

April 21
and later

Member/Sponsor

$895

$995

Non-Member

$995

$1075

Non-Sponsor Vendor

$1175

$1275

Adult Guest

$250

$250

Teen Guest (13-17)

$250

$250

Youth Guest (4-12)

$135

$135

Golf Outing Fees

$226

$226

Optional Activities

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Member, Non-member registration includes: access to session materials, welcome reception on Sunday, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, the closing evening festivities on Wednesday, and food and beverages during breaks.

Adult Guest registration includes: welcome reception on Sunday, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, and the closing evening festivities.

Youth and Teen Guest registration includes: kids and teens party on Sunday during the welcome reception, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, and the closing evening festivities.

Optional Workshop


More information on the Optional Workshop will be available soon.

Optional Activities


More information on Optional Activities will be available soon.

Event Hotel Rate and Cut-Off Date


Rates:
North Wing-$189.00 plus taxes per night for single/double occupancy,
Park Tower (Non View) $209.00 plus taxes
Park Tower $249.00 plus taxes
Lake Tower $269.00 plus taxes

Management Conference attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. NAMIC has contracted a room block for attendees at The Coeur d’Alene. A set number of rooms are available at the group rate until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, May 18, 2015 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. While NAMIC studies past attendance trends and the needs of our members, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available. Please plan ahead and secure your reservation as soon as possible to receive the group rate.

Hotel Reservations:
To make a reservation, call The Coeur d’Alene Reservations Department at (800) 688-5253 and be sure to mention you are attending the NAMIC Management Conference when making your reservation.

Please contact NAMIC’s registrar and housing coordinator, Julie Motyka if you encounter any problems with making hotel reservations.

Additional Information


What to Wear
The suggested attire for this meeting is business casual.

Registration Confirmation
You will receive a detailed email confirmation upon successful completion of the registration process for this event; please make sure to enter a valid email address on the registration form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email registrar@namic.org or call (800) 336-2642.

Accommodations
In accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we invite all registrants to advise us of any disability and any requests for accommodation to that disability. Please submit your request as far in advance of the program as possible.

Questions
If you have any questions regarding your registration, email registrar@namic.org or call (800) 336-2642. If you have any questions regarding the conference, email chassett@namic.org. For golf and optional activity questions, please email jbacher@namic.org.

First-Time Attendees
We want to know if this is your first time to participate in the NAMIC Management Conference so we can get to know you and provide you with some valuable networking opportunities. Don’t be shy; please indicate on your registration form if you are a first-time attendee. We are excited to meet you!

Conference Agenda


The agenda will be posted when it is available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional Activities


More information on Optional Activities will be available soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where to Stay


The Coeur d’Alene

The Coeur d’Alene
115 S. 2nd Street
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
Ph: (208) 209-5031

The Coeur d'Alene Resort is a luxury resort hotel in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Located on the north shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene, the Coeur d Alene Resort features a scenic marina with daily cruises for the family, an exceptional spa facility, ranked one of the top resort spas in America for the past 4 years according to Conde Nast Traveler’s List, as well as a notable 18-hole golf course.

The Coeur d'Alene Resort golf course is simply sublime. Nothing is spared to deliver the ultimate golfing experience, once described as America's Most Beautiful Resort Golf Course by Golf Digest. As a golfer, you reach its meticulously manicured fairways with a ride in a sleek mahogany boat, and that's just for starters.

The Coeur d'Alene Resort invites you to enjoy beautiful lakeside surroundings, luxury amenities, a wealth of activities, and a service staff second to none.

Please contact Julie Motyka if you encounter any problems with making hotel reservations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Information


By Air:
The Coeur d'Alene Resort is located 40 minutes east of the Spokane International Airport click here, offering non-stop or one-stop access from most major US and Canadian cities. The Coeur d'Alene Air Terminal is available for corporate and private aircraft.

For transportation to the Coeur d’Alene resort, rental cars and shuttle services are available at the Spokane Airport click here.

By Rail:
Amtrak is stationed in Spokane, WA, just 30 miles west of Coeur d'Alene. For information, call Amtrak at 800-872-7245 or visit www.amtrak.com

By Car:
Coeur d’Alene Resort is accessible by I-90 (Exit 11 or Highway 95 (Northwest Blvd.). The city of Coeur d’Alene is located on the north shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Directions from Spokane Airport
Proceed north on W Airport Drive toward S Flint Rd (1.8 mi)
Take the I-90 ramp towards Spokane (.07 mi)
Merge onto US-2E (0.7 mi)
Merge onto I-90 E crossing into Idaho (33.4 mi)
Take the I-90Bus/Northwest Blvd exit, Exit 11 toward City Center (.03 mi)
Turn right onto S 2nd Street
Arrive at resort
Total: 39 miles ~ 45 minutes

For detailed driving directions, please refer to www.mapquest.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area Attractions


Lake Coeur d'Alene:
Swim on one Coeur d'Alene's long public beach, or travel to other parts of the lake. The Lake also offers great watersports such as cycling, kayaking, skiing, parasailing or wakeboarding. Visit LakeCoeurdAlene.com for more information on trips and adventures on Lake CDA.

Silverwood Theme Park:
Located in beautiful North Idaho less than 10 minutes from the Coeur d’Alene resort, Silverwood Theme Park has over 70 rides, slides, shows and attractions, including four roller coasters, Boulder Beach Water Park, a steam engine train, live entertainment, and dining. For more information, visit www.silverwoodthemepark.com.

Brooks Seaplane:
See nature at its best on this breathtaking 40-mile, 20-minute flight that covers Lake Coeur d'Alene, and its 125 miles of shoreline. In addition view the Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe and Spokane rivers, the Bitterroot Mountains, the Washington Palouse, Fernan Lake, the world's only moveable floating golf green, and finally the city of Coeur d'Alene. Go to www.brooks-seaplane.com for more information.

Things to do at the Resort:
The Coeur d'Alene Resort, the spectacular “Playground of the Pacific Northwest” invites you to enjoy beautiful lakeside surroundings, luxury amenities, a wealth of activities, and a service staff second to none.

Beginning with golf, The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course provides an unmatched waterfront golf experience. Designed along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, it ranks among the best in the world for personal service and beautifully manicured play. The award-winning round includes a wooden boat ride from The Coeur d’Alene Resort, over-the-water driving range, personal forecaddie, custom golf cart and plenty of incredible views. But the finest challenge – one of the best-known in golf – is the famous floating 14th, a man-made island that changes location. Talk about risk/reward! Land on the island, and you’re a hero. Otherwise, you’ll join one of thousands of balls fished out of the water by divers every year. Either way, it’s a one-of-a-kind golf game.

Take in the breathtaking surroundings by taking to Lake Coeur d'Alene for boating, jet skiing or wakeboarding. Enjoy a scenic sunset or dinner cruise.

With beautiful views, excellent service and Northwest-fresh ingredients prepared with flair, The Coeur d'Alene Resort's distinctive group of 10 restaurants has something for every taste.

Relax and soak in the surroundings in a land of big water and tall cedars, a place where water is everywhere. Nature’s finest Northwest elements mingle to create the ultimate spa experience with signature therapies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities


The Management Conferences is a summit for CEOs, senior executives, and future leaders of property/casualty companies. Sessions are followed by afternoon golf, recreation, and other networking opportunities. Power sessions focus on strategy and leadership, with concurrent sessions focused on industry emerging issues, product development ideas, operational excellence, and ways to leverage technology to its greatest advantage.

Our most popular sponsorships for this event include:

  • Contributor Sponsorship: Starting at $1,500
  • Golf Hole Sponsorship: $2,000
  • Welcome and Registration Refreshments: Starting at $5,000
  • Audiovisual: Starting at $7,000
  • Floor Cling Signage: Starting at $8,000
  • Breakfast Package: Starting at $15,000

Please note this is not a complete menu of options and some opportunities may have been reserved. We will be happy to help you select a successful alternative or develop a custom option for your company.

For more information, contact Aaron Lifford, sponsorship and advertising specialist at (800) 336-2642, ext. 1055 or at alifford@namic.org. If you would like to learn more about NAMIC's sponsorship and advertising program, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the suggested attire for business and social gatherings?
Conference Sessions – Conference Casual
Tuesday is company shirt day. Wear your logo proudly.
Optional Activities – Casual
Golf Outing – Golf attire including appropriate footwear
Welcome Reception – Business casual or dressy resort attire
Closing Evening Festivities – Casual
Meal Functions – Business casual for attendees, casual for guests and children

What registration payment options are available?
The online registration system accepts credit card payments, check payments and multiple registrations under the same payment method.

When and how is registration confirmation sent?
Confirmation is sent via email so please enter a valid email address. If registering more than one person at a time you will need to forward the confirmation email to each delegate. You will receive your confirmation the quickest if you are paying online. Confirmation will be sent immediately after you submit your credit card information.

Does my registration include a hotel reservation?
No, you will need to contact The Coeur d’Alene Reservations Department at (800) 688-5253 to make a room reservation. NAMIC has contracted a room block for attendees at the rate of $189 per room. A set number of rooms are available at the group rate until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, May 18, 2015 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. While NAMIC studies past attendance trends and the needs of our members, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available. Please plan ahead and secure your reservation as soon as possible to receive the group rate. Refer to the NAMIC group rate when making your reservation at the hotel. We are delighted to invite all guests including kids and teens to attend the closing evening festivities; however, they must be a registered guest of NAMIC or purchase a ticket in order to attend. Please see a member of NAMIC staff if you would like to purchase a ticket.

What does my registration include?
Member, Non-member, Sponsor registration includes: access to session materials, welcome reception on Sunday, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, the closing evening festivities on Wednesday, and food and beverages during breaks. Adult Guest registration includes: welcome reception on Sunday, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, and the closing evening festivities. Youth and Teen Guest registration includes: kids and teens party on Sunday during the welcome reception, breakfast Monday-Wednesday, and the closing evening festivities.

How do I obtain an advance copy of the registration list?
In an effort to provide our sponsors, speakers, and attendees the best level of service, we will send an electronic list of current registrants for events to the attendee or email listed as the main contact as follows:

  • Attendees: Approximately 10 days from the event within the pre-conference communication

  • Sponsors: Approximately 6 weeks out from the event with updates every other week

  • Speakers: Approximately 10 days from the event within the pre-conference communication

Can I register on site for optional activities?
Yes, space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the optional activity desk during the designated desk hours to check availability.

Can I switch optional activities?
We apologize that refunds cannot be granted for optional activity cancellations after June 8, 2015. You are welcome to register for different activities if space is available; however, we will not be able to transfer, credit, or refund the original activity fee.

What is the weather like this time of the year in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
During June, the average high is 72-76 degrees F and the average low is 51 F.

Is there reserved seating at the Wednesday Closing Evening Festivities?
No, we do not have reserved seating for the Wednesday Closing Evening Festivities, but we do ask you to confirm your participation with NAMIC staff by noon on Monday, June 22, 2015. We are delighted to invite all guests including kids and teens to attend the closing evening festivities; however, they must be a registered guest of NAMIC or purchase a ticket in order to attend. Please see a member of NAMIC staff if you would like to purchase a ticket.

Posted: Thursday, April 01, 2010 1:53:30 PM. Modified: Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:04:51 PM.

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