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Annual Conference & Trade Show

​​​​​​​ The 109th Annual Conference and 
Trade Show
May 17-18, 2016

Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive
Norman, OK

Exhibit Kit​
Printable Registration Form


​​​​​​​Annual Conference & Trade Show 2016 Schedule

Tuesday, May 17

9:30 am Shotgun start
Challenge Cup Golf Tournament
Hidden Trails Country Club (formerly Willow Creek)
6501 S. Country Club DriveOklahoma City, OK 73159
Choose regular or scramble golf. 
Lunch will be served beginning at 11 am between the front and back 9.
Registration fee: $110 includes green and cart fees, driving range and lunch

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meet & Greet Reception
Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Dr.
Norman, OK
Rooms: University AB

Wednesday, May 18
Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Dr.
Norman, OK

8:30 am–10:30 am
Keynote speaker, Ross Bernstein, “The Champion’s Code”
Room: University AB

10:45 am–12:00 pm
Annual Meeting with Vaughn Graham, IIABA Vice-Chairman, legislative update, and annual awards
Room: University AB

12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Lunch and networking
Embassy Hotel Atrium

1:00 pm–4:00 pm
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

   •  Insurance Ninja, Anson Thompson
      Room: University AB

   • Cyber Coverages & Data Compromise, Fred Noll
      Room: University C

1:00 pm
OSLA Meeting
Room: Oklahoma A

4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Trade Show / 75+ vendors
Room: University EFGHIJ

2501 Conference Dr.
Norman, OK
Group room rate: $132/night; use Group Code "IIA"

Embassy Suites Norman

The Meet & Greet Reception, all conference sessions, and the Trade Show will be held at the Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center.

The Embassy features spacious suites with plush furnishings, a spacious work desk or dining area, flat-screen TVs, WiFi, and kitchenettes, as well as separate living areas with pull-out sofas. The hotel has a stunning atrium lobby and complimentary (self) parking. Valet parking is also available.

The hotel has a cafe, a market, and a casual eatery with a cool bar/lounge, plus free cooked-to-order breakfast and evening appetizers. There's also an indoor pool, a gym, and a business center​.
​Get your game on and join us for the first Challenge Cup Tournament of 2016. 

There's a game for everyone! 

Choose scramble or regular golf.

Challenge Cup Golf Tournament

Tuesday, May 17
9:30 am shotgun start
Hidden Trails Country Club (formerly Willow Creek)
6501 S. Country Club Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73159

Choose regular or scramble golf.  
Lunch will be served beginning at 11 am between the front and back nine.

The entry fee includes lunch, green fees and cart fees. Space is limited so sign up early to reserve your spot in this popular tournament.​
Join us for IIAO's 109th annual meeting, conference and trade show. Our conference is jam-packed with top-notch speakers, relevant session topics, and IIAO's second Annual Awards presentation. 
Network with fellow agents and company representatives at IIAO's Tuesday evening's Meet & Greet Reception, and on Wednesday during lunch, session breaks, and the Trade Show.
​​Please plan to visit the trade show to see the latest and greatest products offered to help you in your independent agency.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
4:00-7:00 pm​

EXHIBITOR FORMS: Download Exhibit Kit

Available Booths: 2, 6-7, 10-11, 13-16, 19, 21-23, 25-31, 34-43, 46-47, 50, 53-71 (as of 2/5/16)
Below is a list of Exhibitors you will get to meet at the Trade Show!

Agency Matrix – Booth 20
2425 Commerce Ave., Suite 300, Duluth, GA 30096
Agency management system

Cornerstone National Insurance Co. – Booth 8
39 Arcadia Court, Little Rock, AR 72223

479-651-1101; F 866-381-6199
Mono line personal auto

EMPLOYERS – Booth 18

10375 Professonal Circle, Reno, NV 89521
Workers’ compensation

Farm Assure, LLC – Booth 32

PO Box 7234, Edmond, OK 73083
800-815-7590, Ext. 119
Farm insurance

IIAO Eagle Agency – Booth 52

PO Box 13490, Oklahoma City, OK 73113
405-840-4426; F 405-840-4450
Farm & ranch, personal umbrella, errors & omissions

IIAO Young Agents/PAC – Booth 45

PO Box 13490, Oklahoma City, OK 73113
405-840-4426; F 405-840-4450

IPFS - Booth 5

3817 NW Expressway, Suite 725, Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-202-8102, F 405-948-1974
Premium finance

JLA Life Brokerage – Booth 9

601 East Pecan St., Pflugerville, TX 78660

800-284-0542; F 512-454-8605

Life insurance brokerage

FarmAssure – Booth 32

2200 West Alabama, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77098
405-664-1307; F 713-528-7003
Property insurance

M.J. Kelly Company – Booth 24

4415 East Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65809
800-725-7211; F 417-883-7103
Surplus lines broker

National Security Fire & Casualty Co. - Booth 33

PO Box 703, Elba, AL  36323
800-239-2358; F 800-239-2403
Dwellings and mobile homes, limited homeowners, comprehensive mobile homeowners

One General Agency - Booth 1

PO Box 54017, Oklahoma City, OK 73154
800-299-1951; F 800-771-8116
Managing general agency and surplus lines broker

Patriot National Underwriters, Inc. – Booth 30 

6750 Hillcrest Plaza Drive, Suite 106, Dallas, TX 75230
800-291-6846; F 972-233-3487
Excess and surplus lines; standard workers’ compensation

Philadelphia Insurance Companies – Booth 12

10159 East 11th St., Suite 400, Tulsa, OK  74128
918-877-4425; F 918-834-9597
Niche market commercial property & casualty insurance

Prime Insurance Company – Booth 48

8722 South Harrison Street, Sandy, UT 84070

801-304-5578; F 801-233-5278

Excess and surplus lines

Producers XL - Booth 3

2105 Crawford Place, Salina, KS  67401
785-309-2935; F 785-825-1391

Risk Placement Services, Inc. - Booth 4

2448 East 81st, Suite 4400, Tulsa, OK 74137
918-742-8496; F 918-742-8490
Excess and surplus lines MGA/Broker

Specialty Insurance Managers of Oklahoma, Inc. - Booth 17
7666 East 61st Street, Suite 250, Tulsa, OK  74133
Surplus lines

Strategic Comp - Booth 49
1720 Long Prairie Road, Allen, TX 75002
469-446-0221, F 770-325-3067
Workers’ compensation

Taber Brokerage, LLC - Booth 72

2537 South Kelly Ave, Suite D, Edmond, OK 73013
405-285-2206, F 405-235-4630


​ 2016 Partners
Diamond Deluxe
Imperial PFS 
Specialty Insurance Managers of Oklahoma, Inc. 
Union Standard Insurance Group
CompSource Mutual Insurance Company
Independent Insurance Agents Association of Oklahoma City
Mid-Continent Group
Comp Risk Management 
IIAO Eagle Agency
National Security Fire & Casualty Co. 

One General Agency
Cornerstone National Insurance Co.
Mercury Insurance Group 
Travelers Insurance  
CNA Insurance ​

The Hanover Insurance Group
Progressive Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance 
Safeco Insurance 
Central Insurance Companies 
BITCO Insurance Companies
Patriot National Underwriters, Inc./Old Glory Insurance Co. 
Taber Brokerage LLC 

National American Insurance Company
M.J. Kelly Company
Columbia Insurance Group 
Patriot National, Inc. 
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
Westphalen Insurance Services, Inc. 
Graham-Rogers, Inc. 
Farmers Alliance Insurance Companies
Sagamore Insurance Company
Triangle Insurance Company 
The Republic Group of Insurance Companies
Risk Placement Services 
Acton, Inc.
State Auto Insurance Companies
Equity Insurance Company
 EMC Insurance​

hotel and conference

Hotel reservation deadline is April 15th at the Embassy Suites Norman. Call 1‐866‐577‐1273 or register online at using Group Code “IIA”. Group room rate is $132/night.

Conference registrations are due by May 2nd. 

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Or download a paper registration form.


​​IIAO is excited to bring you exceptional speakers in 2016.

More information coming soon.



Conference Highlights

Golf Tournament

Meet & Greet Reception

Some of the best you'll ever hear!
Take a look at their bios under the Speakers/Sessions tab at left.
Second Annual Awards Presentation
  • Agent of the Year
  • Young Agent of the Year
  • Agency Staff Member of the Year
  • Marketing Representative of the Year
  • Underwriter of the Year
  • Brokerage Company of the Year
  • Company of the Year
​Trade Show 
Free drink tickets (must pre-register)
75+ Exhibitors
$1,000 cash door prize
plus tons more

Click tabs at left for all the great details.