Annual Conference & Trade Show

​​​​​​​​​2018 Annual Conference & Trade Show
May 8 - 9, 2018
Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive
Norman, OK 73069

Planning to join us for the 2018 Annual Conference and Trade Show? Don't miss out on two days of fun, education and networking! This is our biggest event of the year and we look forward to seeing you there.​


Tuesday, May 8

10 a.m. - Challenge Cup Golf Tournament (The Trails Golf Club, 3200 S. Berry Road, Norman, OK 73072)
5-7:30 p.m. - Casino Night (Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center)
7:45 p.m. - Open time for Company Events

Wednesday, May 9

7:45 a.m. - Registration Desk Opens
8:30-9:50 a.m. - Welcome by Joe Strunk, Keynote: Jack Uldrich, "The Big AHA - How to Embrace Today's Trends to Create Tomorrow's Opportunities"​
10-10:50 a.m. - Session: Tom Baker, "Manage Processes. Lead People.​"
11 a.m.-Noon - Business Meeting
Noon-1:30 p.m. - Lunch and annual awards
1:30-2:50 p.m. - Session: Kelly Donahue-Piro​, "The Ridiculously Amazing Sales Process"
3-3:50 p.m. - Session: Mark Foutch (Cyber Security)
3-4:30 p.m. - Exclusive Workshop with Kelly Donahue-Piro, "10 Objectives Every Successful Agency Practices" (Email​ to sign up!)
4-7 p.m. - IIAO Trade Show​


Registration has closed​. Please contact Laura at​ to make any changes to your registration.

Hotel Reservations

Room reservations at a discounted rate are no longer available through IIAO.

Trade Show

A list of exhibitors and their assigned booths at​​.

Thank you for submitting names and companies for our Annual Awards!

These awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have exhibited outstanding service and dedication to the Independent Insurance Agency System. 

Thank you for submitting your nominations! We'll announce our winners at the Annual Awards Luncheon on May 9, 2018.


Stay tuned for information

Special Guests

​​Joining us for the 2018 Annual Conference and Trade Show? Don't miss out on two days of fun, education and networking! This is our biggest event of the year and we look forward to seeing you there.

Tuesday, May 8

10 a.m. - Challenge Cup Golf Tournament Shotgun Start (The Trails Golf Club, 3200 S. Berry Road, Norman)​

5-7:30 p.m. - Casino Night (Embassy Suites)

7:45 p.m. - Open Time for Company Events (Please do not schedule company events prior to 7:45 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 9

Wednesday's events will all take place at the Embassy Suites.

7:45 a.m. - Registration Desk Opens

8:30-9:50 a.m. - Welcome by Joe Strunk, Keynote with Jack Uldrich ("The Big AHA - How to Future Proof Your Business Against Tomorrow's Trends Today")

9:50-10 a.m. - Break

10-10:50 a.m. - Session: Tom Baker​ ("Eight Guaranteed Ways to Win the Battle for Top Talent")​

​​10:50-11 a.m. - Break

11 a.m.-Noon - Business Meeting (Speakers include: Joe Strunk, IIABA Vice Chairman Jon Jensen, and Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak)

Noon-1:30 p.m. - Awards Luncheon

1:30-2:50 p.m. - Session: Kelly Donahue-Piro ("The Ridiculously Amazing Sales Process")

3-3:50 p.m. - Session: Mark Foutch (Cybersecurity)

​3-4:30 p.m. - Workshop with Kelly Donahue-Piro (limited space)

4-7 p.m. - Trade Show

2501 Conference Dr.
Norman, OK

Room Reservations due by April 6, 2018
Call: 1-866-577-1273
Online:​ - use Group Code "IIA"
Group room rate: $134/night

Embassy Suites Norman

Casino Night, 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​.

Alternate Hotels:​

1. Holiday Inn Express, 405-928-5300, 2500 Conference Drive​ (this hotel is directly across the street from the Embassy).

2. Hilton Garden Inn, 405-579-0100, 700 Copperfield Drive (less than 2 miles from the Embassy).

​Get your game on and join us for our 2018 Conference Tournament. 
There's a game for everyone! 


Annual Conference Golf Tournament
The Trails Golf Club
3200 S. Berry Road, Norman
May 8, 2018
Time: 10 am shotgun start

Choose regular or scramble golf.  

The entry fee includes a boxed lunch, green fees and cart fees. Space is limited so sign up early to reserve your spot in this popular tournament.​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2018 ​Annual Conference Trade Show
4-7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9
Embassy Suites Norman - Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive
Norman, OK

Download the Exhibitor Kit​ for more details about exhibiting at our trade show and the application.

Taken and available booths are listed below the Trade Show Booth Map.

Trade Show Booth Map


2018 Exhibitors (listed by booth number)

1. Specialty Insurance Managers of Oklahoma
2. ​The Hartford
3. ​Tapco Underwriters Inc.
4. XDimensional Technologies/Nexsure
5. ​MDOW Insurance Company
6. ​Mercury Insurance Group
7.​ Midlands Management
8. ​Risk Placement Services, Inc.
9. ​Westphalen Inc.
10. Heartland General Agency
11.Taber Brokerage
12. ​Comp Risk
13. One General Agency
14-15. Graham Rogers Inc./Standard Lines Services
16. Palmer Specialty Insurance
17. Foremost Insurance
18. ​JLA Life Brokerage
19. ​Amerisafe
20. Frank Crum
21. ​Producers XL
22. ​Land Enterprises Roofing
23. ​Patriot Underwriters, Inc.
24. ​Quomation Insurance Service
26. ​Leavitt Group
27. ​Southwest Risk LP
28. ​Selective
29-30. ​CompSource
31-32. Eagle Agency
33. The National Security Group​
34. ​ICW Group
35. Triangle Insurance Group
36. ​Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies
37. Presort First Class
38. ​Pennsylvania Lumbermen's Mutual Insurance Company
39. ​Equity Insurance Company
40. Markel Specialty Commercial
41. ​​​​V3 Insurance Partners
42. ​Falcon Insurance Group
43. ​Chubb
44. ​​Risk Theory
​45. Applied Systems Inc.
​46. Imperial PFS​​​​
47. CNA Insurance
​48. ePayPolicy

49. Patriot National Underwriters, Inc./Old Glory Insurance Company​​
​50. ​Traders Insurance
​51. ​Builders & Tradesmen's Insurance Services (BTIS)
​52. ​Union Mutual Insurance
​53. Service Master Restore by RSI
​55. United Home Insurance Company
​56. ​​​Wall St. Brokerage, LLC
​57. ​Midwest Builders' Casualty
​58. ​MJ Kelly Company
​59. ​Houston International Insurance Agency
​60. Oklahoma Insurance Department
​61. ​​​​​​​Amtrust North America
​62. Method Insurance Services
​63. Farmers Alliance Companies
​64. ​​​​​​Auto Gard
​65. ​Worth Casualty Corporation
​66. ​Vision Care Direct
​67. ​Progressive
69. ​Broker Source
​70. Commercial Insurance Underwriters
​71-72. IIAO Young Agents
​73. ​Philadelphia Insurance Company​​​​​​​
​74. ​National American Insurance​​​​​​​
​75. ​Hallmark Specialty Personal Lines
​76. ​​​​​​​​​Friends of Glen Mulready
​78. Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.
​79. American Farm Life
​80. ​Oklahoma Stormclean & Restoration Inc.
​81. Roto-Rooter
​82. ​​Connect MGA​


IIAOK would like to thank our 2018 Partners for their continued support of our mission and events.

Diamond Deluxe

Imperial PFS 
Mid-Continent Group
CompSource Mutual Insurance Company
IIAO Eagle Agency


IIAA of Oklahoma City
The National Security Group
Specialty Insurance Managers of Oklahoma
Union Standard Insurance Groups
Comp Risk Management


Central Insurance Companies
CNA Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Mercury Insurance Group
One General Agency
Taber Brokerage LLC


Columbia Insurance Group
MJ Kelly Company
National American Insurance Company
The Hanover Insurance Group


AF Group
BITCO Insurance Companies
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
EMC Insurance Companies
Equity Insurance Company
Famers Alliance Mutual Insurance Co.
ICW Group
Patriot National Underwriters/Old Glory Insurance Company
Patriot Underwriters, Inc.
Amtrust Financial/Republic Group
Risk Placement Services
The Hartford
Westphalen Insurance Services Inc.
Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company


Registration is due by May 2, 2018.

Register online or download a printable PDF form.


Embassy Suites Norman 

Group room rate is $134/night.

Call 1‐866‐577‐1273 or register online at using Group Code "IIA".

The deadline for reservations is April 6, 2018.​