As agents face an increasingly tough market, it will be essential to embrace change and adapt to survive and thrive in an increasingly competitive industry.  Join fellow agents, colleagues, and industry experts as we discuss ways agents can pivot to gain resiliency and success.

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2024 - Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Where: Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel and Conference Center
1001 E McCarty Ln
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-6450
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Pricing

Registration coming soon!

  Member Non-Member  
Regular $95 $125
Expo Free
Expo Walk-in $35 $45

Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel Conference Center

Please use our booking link receive discounted room rate of $170:
Room Reservations for the 2024 PIA Texas Convention & Expo

Room rate discount ends on Saturday, August 31, 2024. There will be a charge of $12.00 for guest overnight self-parking.

Room Options: Inclusions: Local Attractions: View the Visitor Guide:
  • 2-Room Suite, 1 King Bed
  • 2-Room Suite, 2 Queen Beds
  • Sofa Bed
  • 2 TVs
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Complimentary Made-To-Order Breakfast
  • Complimentary Evening Reception

 


 

Agenda

Tuesday, October 1, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Registration Opens
8:00 a.m.


Exploring Ethical Principles and Practices (3 CE Credits)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructed by Heath W. Shearon, Mayor/Host Insurance, Town Podcast


Workers' Compensation (3 CE Credits)
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Instructed by Tia Williams, M.Ed., MS, ITP, MCCT®, Texas Mutual 


Lunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Commercial (2 CE Credits)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
TBD


Life Insurance (2 CE Credits)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Instructed by Charlie Matejowsky, CIC, LUTCF, Vice President, Van Dyke Rankin Insurance


Cleaning Up the Neighborhood (2 CE Credits)
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Instructed by Heath W. Shearon, Mayor/Host Insurance, Town Podcast


CE Class (2 CE Credits)
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
TBD


Reception & Game Night
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 2, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Registration Opens
8:00 a.m.


Annual Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Led by Tim Thompson, CIC, President, Allison & Thompson and President of Texas PIA


Presentation
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Presentation by Ariel Rivera, MBA, CIC, CPIA, CEO & Podcast Host, Fun Insurance Solutions, LLC
President-Elect, National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)


Break
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


Panel Discussion
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Navigating the Hard Market

Moderated by Heath Shearon, Mayor/Host, Insurance Town Podcast


Break
11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Keynote Luncheon
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Presentation by Keith Captain, President, FirstChoice


Expo, Reception & Prize Giveaways
1:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


A special thank you to our 2024 Partners for their support