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Big ‘I’ to Co-Host ACORD Connect Virtual Conference Oct. 27

The virtual conference will provide attendees with valuable training on ACORD standards and architecture, professional development opportunities, and insights on industry trends and issues.
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big ‘i’ to co-host acord connect virtual conference oct. 27

Yesterday, ACORD, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, announced that its annual ACORD Connect conference will be held in conjunction with the Big “I."

The virtual conference, to be held Oct. 27, will provide attendees with valuable training on ACORD standards and architecture, professional development opportunities, and insights on industry trends and issues. The conference will also show appreciation to the ACORD member community and acknowledge their achievements on behalf of the industry.

“Each year, ACORD Connect is hosted in partnership with one of our most active and long-standing member organizations," said Bill Pieroni, president & CEO, ACORD. “We are very pleased to present the event with the Big 'I' this year. The Big 'I' shares our commitment to helping agents and brokers leverage advances in technology, process, and organization to more effectively and efficiently collaborate with carriers, serve their customers, and improve their communities."

Key highlights of the conference will include:

  • “People, Process, and Technology." Hosted by Chris Cline, executive director of the Big “I" Agents Council for Technology, a panel will discuss driving successful and meaningful industry change.
  • ACORD data standards. Development updates will be provided across all lines of business, including the latest steps in London Market modernization.
  • ACORD research. Results of ACORD research will be discussed, including the “2022 Digital Maturity Study" on the state of insurance industry digitalization initiatives worldwide.
  • 2022 ACORD awards. Organizations and individuals will be recognized who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in ACORD implementation and advocacy.

“The Big 'I,' along with our Agents Council for Technology, is proud to team up with ACORD to offer this valuable event," said Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I" president & CEO. “ACORD has a long history of helping to move the independent agency channel and the insurance industry forward and providing programs such as ACORD Connect is just one example. Big 'I' members and others are fortunate to have this opportunity to hear from key thought leaders and industry influencers."

Both Rusbuldt and Pieroni will take part in events during the conference.

To register for ACORD Connect or for more information, visit the ACORD Connect 2022 website. Check out more on the ACORD Awards.

Olivia Overman is IA content editor.

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