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Annual Conference & Trade Show

 
ANNUAL CONFERENCE & PARTNER SHOWCASE

"BIG I COMMUNITY: STRONGER TOGETHER" - AUGUST 24TH & 25TH

Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Drive, Norman, OK 73069

We have set a new date for our Annual Conference! We hope you will be able to join us for this 
fun opportunity to network, earn continuing education credit and hear from some phenomenal speakers!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

CLICK HERE to download the paper version registration form (AGENTS ONLY)

 

NOTE: PLEASE ONLY USE GOOGLE CHROME WHEN REGISTERING, NOT INTERNET EXPLORER


                            PRICING (AGENTS ONLY)                                  

Member Agent Whole Conference Registration
PRICE REDUCED!  FROM $135 TO $75
Non-Member Agent Whole Conference Registration
$240
Lunch Only
$30
Partner Showcase (Trade Show)
FREE (ALL AGENTS)
Member/Non-Member Golf Registration
$95

Note: All member and non-member pricing for companies can be found on the registration link.

 
TRANSFERRING/REFUNDS

For golf registrations, whole conference registrations, lunch attendees, etc. each of these will be transferrable to the new date for the conference. We have set a new date for the conference, please let us know if you need a refund by emailing shania.slavick@bigiok.com.

Refunds: We will no longer be hosting the "Meeting the Challenge of Change 2020 - Part 1 & Meeting the Challenge of Change 2020 Part 2," therefore, the costs for these education classes have been refunded back.

partners/EXHIBITING

DO NOT REGISTER ONLINE. Partner packets have been sent out to reserve your booth space.  If you did not receive this, please email shania.slavick@bigiok.com in order to get partner discounts. 

If you are interested in being an exhibitor at this conference, please email shania.slavick@bigiok.com to learn about our partner program!

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Hotel reservations can be made for the Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center under the room block rate of $134/per night by clicking here or by calling the hotel at (405) 364-8040.  The deadline to reserve a room at the room block rate is August 3, 2020.

AWARDS

Awards forms are now available for the following categories:                                                                                                                                                                                                               2019 Award Winners:

  • Agent of the Year
  • Young Agent of the YearDSF_1830.JPG
  • Agency Staff Member of the Year
  • Underwriter of the Year
  • Marketing Representative of the Year
  • Brokerage of the Year
  • Company of the Year

CLICK HERE to nominate someone in these categories! The awards nomination form will expire on Monday, June 15th.

Please Note: All 2019 winners are NOT eligible to win in 2020. The 2019 winners were Scott Cornelius, Candice Richardson, Angela Almond, Terry Hefner, Adriane Stachmus, Specialty Insurance Mangers of Oklahoma, Inc. and CompSource Mutual. 


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS                                                                                             

MONDAY, AUGUST 24TH                                                                                                                                                    

[ 9:00 a.m. ]  Golf Tournament
Westwood Golf Course
This tournament will start at a 9:00 a.m. shotgun. You will be provided with two drink tickets and lunch. 

COST: $95 - Member and Non-Member Agents and $115 - Member Companies | $135 - Non-Company Members

[ 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. ]  Rockin' Jones Palooza
 | The 
Jones Assembly - Oklahoma City
There will be a $20 PAC donation that will need to be given at the door by cash, personal credit card or personal check! You will be given two drink tickets and there will be lots of appetizers and activities to participate in such as karaoke and cornhole! Buses will be shuttling  people from the hotel to The Jones Assembly from 4 - 5 p.m. and then after the event from 8 - 9 p.m.
COST:  Free ($20 PAC donation at the door) 


 
TUESDAY,  AUGUST 25TH
 
[ 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. ]  Registration Opens | Embassy Suites- Norman
Check-in!

 

[ 8:30 - 9:50 a.m. ]  Welcoming by Chairman: Jeff Burton & Session: "Taking D&I to the Next Level Within Big I Oklahoma" by Dr. Leroy D. Nunery II (Approved for 1 Hour of CE) | Embassy Suites - Norman 
What strategic initiatives can the state association do for members to employ and expand on their current diversity and inclusion goals within their own firms? What are the benefits of doing this? What are the right measures of success to gauge progress on the goals (e.g. increasing the representation at the principal or non-principal/senior management level?)
Click here for more information about Dr. Leroy D. Nunery II
COST: Included in the whole conference registration

[ 10:00 - 10:50 a.m. ]  Session: The Mind/Body/Health "Connection" by Tim Parenti | Embassy Suites - Norman
This session will explore how "attitudinal strength" affects our mental toughness and our performance. Using real-world examples, coupled with Epigenetic sciencific evidence, this unique perspective will present sound practices to help manage our attitudes to improve our financial, physical and mental well-being. 
Click here for more information about Tim Parenti
COST: Included in the whole conference registration


[ 11:00 - 11:40 a.m. ]  
Session: Terri Talley (OKC National Bombing Survivor) | 
Embassy Suites - Norman
Terri Talley will come speak about her experience with being there during the OKC bombing since it will be 25 years since then.
Click here for more information about Terri Talley
COST:  Included in  whole conference registration


[ 12:00 - 1:50 p.m. ]  
Big I Oklahoma: Annual Awards Luncheon & Keynote with Barry Switzer | 
Embassy Suites - Norman
Barry will discuss football and give a presentation on Ground Zero! Some of the Ground Zero canines will also be present! Ground Zero Emergency Training Center is a Non-Profit Organization in Oklahoma. We specialize in enhancing America’s emergency response capabilities to natural and man-made disasters by providing local, state and federal First Responders with exceptionally trained urban search and rescue canines, educational opportunities, and a state-of-the-industry facility in which to hone their technical skills. Click Here to learn more about Ground Zero. 
Click here for more information about Barry Switzer
COST:  Included in the whole conference registration | $30 per additional attendee for lunch only

[ 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. ]  
Exhibitor Check-In | 
Embassy Suites - Norman
COST:  Included in whole conference registration

[ 2:00 - 2:50 p.m. ]  
Annual Business Meeting | 
Embassy Suites - Norman
COST:  Included in whole conference registration

[ 3:00 - 3:50 p.m. ]  
Session:
 "Earthquake" by Kathie Cox (Approved for 1 Hour Earthquake CE) 
Embassy Suites - Norman
Please join us as we discuss the roots and history of earthquakes along with some surprising statistics.  We will then review traditional personal property policies including homeowners, dwelling fire, inland marine and auto  -- definitions, exclusions, and options to provide coverage.  We will discuss additional areas of concern including -- loss assessment, deductibles, and construction considerations.
Click here for more information about Kathie Cox
COST: Included in whole conference registration


[ 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. ]  Partner Showcase | 
Embassy Suites - Norman
Come to our Partner Showcase! We have more than 60 company carriers present that want to do business with you! There are lots of chances to earn prizes, including $1,000!
COST:  Included in whole conference registration | Free for ALL AGENTS | Partners (Register separately to get discounts)


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