Networking Opportunities

  • Take part in a Career Conversation during lunch on Sunday and Monday. This popular networking session is a great way to meet new people in a small-group setting and discuss career growth.
  • Stop by the New Designee Open House to enjoy games and entertainment, meet CPCU Society volunteer leaders and learn how to get more involved in the CPCU Society.
  • Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfast or lunch to network and take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area of interest.
  • Enjoy a cocktail with new friends during our Congratulatory Reception on Saturday evening and Celebration of Diversity Reception on Tuesday.
  • Catch up with colleagues during our complimentary breakfasts, lunches, and refreshment breaks throughout the course of the meetings.
  • Power up and check in with the office in our complimentary Relax and Recharge Wi-Fi Lounge. Conveniently located in the Coronado Ballroom foyer, the lounge is the perfect place to unwind and check in with peers, family and the office through wireless internet access and electronic charging stations.

Saturday, September 16

9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | New Designee Open House

Sponsored by: Crawford & Company

Network with fellow new CPCUs and learn all about what the CPCU Society has to offer as you take the next step in your career. Come enjoy games and entertainment, meet CPCU Society volunteer leaders and win great prizes!

*Times may be subject to change

5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. | Conferment Congratulatory Reception in Epcot®

Surround yourself with magic as we celebrate our newest CPCUs! Immediately following The Institutes’ Conferment Ceremony, join new designees and fellow CPCUs for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music and entertainment at the famous Epcot® park.

One ticket is included for attendees and guests registered for the full Annual Meeting. Those who select either One-day and Conferment Ceremony-only registrations can purchase a ticket for themselves and unregistered guests for $75 each. A ticket is required for all attendees and guests of all ages to attend the reception. Tickets include transportation and admittance to Epcot®.

Sunday, September 17

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. | Roundtables: Personal Lines & Risk Management Interest Groups

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | New Designee Open House

Sponsored by: Crawford & Company

Network with fellow new CPCUs and learn all about what the CPCU Society has to offer as you take the next step in your career. Come enjoy games and entertainment, meet CPCU Society volunteer leaders and win great prizes!

*Times may be subject to change

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Career Conversations: Small Group Mentoring

This hot networking opportunity is back by popular demand! CPCU Society Career Conversations bring new and experienced CPCUs together for a one-time, informal conversation about topics of interest to the industry and our careers. Each conversation group is limited to five mentees and one mentor to ensure you make a personal connection. Spots are first come, first serve.

Sign up to become a mentee!

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Roundtables: CLEW, Reinsurance & International (3IG) Interest Groups

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

Monday, September 18

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. | Roundtables: Excess/Surplus/Specialty Lines & Regulatory and Legislative Interest Groups

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | New Designee Open House

Sponsored by: Crawford & Company

Network with fellow new CPCUs and learn all about what the CPCU Society has to offer as you take the next step in your career. Come enjoy games and entertainment, meet CPCU Society volunteer leaders and win great prizes!

*Times may be subject to change

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Career Conversations: Small Group Mentoring

This hot networking opportunity is back by popular demand! CPCU Society Career Conversations bring new and experienced CPCUs together for one-time, informal conversations about topics of interest to the industry and our careers. Each conversation group is limited to five mentees and one mentor to ensure you make a personal connection. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sign up to become a mentee!

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Roundtables: Loss Control, Leadership & Managerial Excellence, and Agent & Broker Interest Groups

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

Tuesday, September 19

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. | Roundtables: Information Technology & Underwriting Interest Groups

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Roundtables: Claims Interest Group

Join an Interest Group Roundtable during breakfasts and lunches throughout the course of the Annual Meeting. Participants will network with members and leadership of the interest groups, as well as take part in a facilitated discussion with CPCUs in your specialty area.

Secure Your Seat

Spots at the Roundtables are first-come, first-served. If all tables are full, please stop by onsite as there may be unclaimed seats. A section of tables in the main breakfast/lunch room will be designated for each interest group.

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. | Celebration of Diversity Reception Embrace Our Differences. Inspire Others. Lead to the Future.

Sponsored by: Erie Insurance, Travelers, and USAA

Join us for a CPCU® celebration, as we come together to show our support and commitment to embracing change, diversity and inclusion in our industry. End your 2017 CPCU Society Annual Meeting adventure with a bang as we celebrate all of our CPCU designees and the diverse work our members do as leaders in the insurance industry. Embrace our differences, inspire others and lead to the future!

Network with colleagues from all around the world and form lasting professional connections while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. All 2017 CPCU Society Annual Meeting attendees and their guests are invited.

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