Insurance Brokers and Agents of Sacramento
Insurance Brokers and Agents of Sacramento

Big "I" Day - 2018

Big "I" Day

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Sacramento Convention Center


Grand Sponsor: Nationwide


Many Great Exhibits  ·  Lots of Prizes  ·  Informative Educational Seminars


Keynote Speaker: Tim Parenti

Keynote Topic: Habits & Your Personal Velocity


Tim has lead one of the world's premier consulting and training organizations with operations in over 50 countries around the world. Whether it's Sales, Leadership, Change Management Performance Management, Negotiating, Strategic Planning, Employee Engagement, Customer Service, or Target Interviewing-Tim's strengths lie in helping address the real challenges that confront businesses on a daily basis


2018 Conference Mobile App


WhovaIBA Sacramento’s Big I Day is excited to offer our app again this year, exclusively for registered Big I Day attendees, to help you make the most of the 2018 Big I Day! This free app, powered by Whova, takes networking and session participation to another level.

  1. Download Whova in the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Sign up for Whova using the same email address as your Big I Day registration.
  3. Fill in your profile and contact info, create your personal agenda, and enjoy the event!


Sacramento Convention Center
13th & J Street - Map
Parking Information


Prior to September 1, 2018
$50 per person


September 2 - October 16, 2018
$60.00 per person


Online Registration will close at 5pm October 16th.


Registration will reopen on Tuesday, October 23rd at the Convention 

$80.00 per person at the door


On-Line Registration


Mail in Registration


Questions – Susan Cartier: 916-835-9880 Email:


2018 Agenda


Includes: Exhibits, Seminars and Lunch

(Table reservations available  - 10 per table)

Note: To attend seminars, each person must be registered for Big I Day

No refunds after October 1, 2018



Seminar 1

3 CE Credits
Title: Street Level Ethics
Sponsor: Markel Assurance
Instructor: Chris Behymer, CPCU, ASLI, CIW

Description: Attendees will have the chance to participate in a wide variety of group discussions and case studies which will reinforce the role each of them plays in delivering products and services in an ethical manner. By embracing a "right vs. right" attitude, agents and brokers will come away with a clear understanding of the role ethics plays in the insurance business.

Seminar 2

3 CE Credits
Title: An inside peek into the Cannabis Market and the Green Rush of Litigation Insurance Companies will Face
Sponsor: Next Wave Insurance Services, LLC
Professor Jay Mootz, McGeorge School of Law
Michael Aberle, CannGen/
Dean Rocco, Wilson Elser Law Firm
Elisa Levy, SHRM-SCP, SPHR-CA, Elisa Levy Consulting

Description: This seminar will bring you up to date on the laws and legal decisions, including their complexities and rapid changes. Determine the value of legal assistance so that you can develop and communicate a sound policy for your organization, whether for the use and reimbursement of medical marijuana for workplace injuries or employee use of medical and recreational marijuana. This session will explore the various types of marijuana-based insurance policies, the need for certain types of insurance coverage, the risks associated with marijuana based policies and benefits to insurers. Speakers will explore the liability issues inherent to cannabis businesses when customers cause injury or harm to others while using marijuana, as well as the considerations of corporate counsel, risk managers and how a jury views and defenses when confronted with these issues.

Seminar 3

2 CE Credits
Title: Workplace Violence / Situational Awareness
Sponsor: Aspen Risk Management Group
Instructor: Cathi Marx, ALCM, COSS, COSM, CHS-V

Description: This seminar will outline the risks facing agents, brokers, and their clients in relation to insurance coverage (s) that may be triggered in an active shooter event, such as ELPI, general liability, workers' compensation and the impact of HIPA to a potential spousal threat. We will also cover the recommended actions of "Run Hide Fight" as outlined by the Department of Homeland Security as a best practice to ensure the safety of our workforce.

Seminar 4

2 CE Credits
Title: Commercial Contractors & Bonds
Sponsor: Nationwide
Instructor: Kevin Bristow-Commercial Product Director / Grant Hilton-Loss Control / John Doherty Technical Director-Commercial Contractors / Steve Sanker-Surety/Bonds

Description: The Commercial Contractors & Bonds seminar will provide insight into the segment's market share, insurance loss performance, and current legislative changes. The course will also cover the aspects of current loss control methods and best in class accounts. The attendees will be provided with current underwriting requirements for Contractor bonds & surety.

Vendor Information

Insurance Brokers & Agents of Sacramento cordially invites you to be an exhibitor at our Big I Day 2017! Each year, Sacramento Big I Day is bigger and better than the year before with participation from you, our exhibitors.


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Attendee Contact Information

Susan Cartier: 916-835-9880

Vendor Contact

Shawna Fisher (916) 945-3385

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