Company’s annual user conference on pace to be largest ever hosted by an insurance technology vendor as sellout nears
Feb 21, 2014
Bothell, WA –February 21, 2014 –Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced that Vertafore CEO Alex Lintner will share his views for the role that Vertafore will play for bringing proven technology and leading-edge innovation to the insurance industry during the annual Network of Vertafore Users (NetVU) Conference on March 6th – 8th in Nashville, TN. Lintner, who joined Vertafore as its President and CEO in October 2013, will showcase his vision for accelerating innovation at Vertafore and highlight Vertafore’s Agency Platform technology during the opening keynote on Friday, March 7th.
The NetVU Conference is one of the insurance industry’s largest gatherings of insurers and insurance agencies. Also in attendance will be technology analysts from Aite Group, Ovum and SMA, along with representatives from the IIABA, ACT, PIA and other industry associations. This year’s conference is on pace to be the largest ever hosted by an insurance technology vendor. With more than 1,900 attendees already registered it is set to sellout for the first time in conference history with over 2,500 attendees expected to gather at the Gaylord Opryland Resort.
“We are the only technology provider delivering proven technology that modern agencies need to be successful right now and we are able to integrate a comprehensive software suite that the most sophisticated agencies typically operate. We also provide carriers with the connections and business insights they need to grow when it comes to all sides of the insurance distribution system,” Lintner said. “At NetVU next month, attendees will learn more about how Vertafore is laser-focused on releasing technological innovations for the insurance industry that will not only benefit our clients but play a role in the wider tech community. I am enthusiastic to be able to share how we will achieve these goals with our partners and our customers at the NetVU Conference.”
During the conference, Vertafore will also announce its latest innovations that will deliver competitive advantage for agencies and carriers to be released throughout 2014. These products will be showcased around the clock in conference theater presentations.
In addition to the general sessions and product demonstrations, there will be over 100 educational sessions for attendees, including a principal-designed Agency Leadership track and a brand new Young Professionals track. More than 80 sponsors will be sharing solutions and best practices in the largest exhibit hall in NetVU history. On Thursday, March 6th, NetVU has dedicated a special section of the exhibit hall for agents to learn more about and engage in Real Time initiatives.
For those unable to attend onsite, for the first time ever, NetVU will be live streaming the four general sessions on Friday and Saturday, including Alex Lintner’s keynote and general sessions featuring Stephen Moriyama, NetVU’s Chairman of the Board, and the incoming Chairman, Debbie Miner. The conference keynote and general sessions will be streamed live at www.vertafore.com/netvustreaming.
“This is the most anticipated NetVU conference that I have ever been a part of,” said Stephen Moriyama, NetVU Chairman of the Board. “Vertafore has been a great partner to the insurance industry, and has led the way with software that has forever changed the way agencies and carriers do business. On behalf of everyone at NetVU, we are excited to see where the industry is headed under Alex’s leadership.” For those who have not registered for the conference, there is still time to do so here.
About Vertafore Vertafore delivers software and services that transform the business of insurance. Unique to the industry, more than 20,000 customers rely on Vertafore to provide integrated technology that connects the entire industry with the most complete source of solutions—agency management, rating and connectivity, content management and workflow, information solutions and producer lifecycle management—so their businesses run better and are more profitable. For more information about Vertafore, please visit www.vertafore.com.