2019 PIA Annual Convention

Keynote Speaker:  Commander Jack Riggins

USN (SEAL) Retired and Native of Fremont Nebraska

"Leadership Lessons from 20 years in Special Ops, SEAL Team and the Sports Elite."

Cdr. Riggins will be presenting at our convention creating an inspiring and unforgettable experience for those in attendance.  Upon his military retirement, Jack founded Performance Mountain with Dr. Larry Widman, a consulting firm that optimizes leadership and culture within teams and groups.  Current clients include Pinnacle Bank, Silverstone Group, Olsson Associates, Westin Foods, Nebraska Athletics (Football, Men's Basketball, and Volleyball), and Creighton Athletics. 

This is a MUST SEE & HEAR presentation that will benefit your entire office!


As a real American HERO, Cdr. Riggins will inspire our members on how they can be a real-life HERO to their agency, clients, family, community and country!

Booking Your Room:

Holiday Inn & Convention Center
110 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE 68847

Book directly with hotel to get our "Professional Insurance Agents" discounted rate.
(308) 237-5971

email:info@younes.com


     Hotel Features:

  • Families especially love the awesome indoor water center at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center hotel in Kearney, NE. Captain's Lagoon has two adult water slides, a kids' pool with slides and even a vending area with seating.

  • Complimentary Fitness Center: Treadmills, stair stepper, stationery bikes, dumbbell free weights all of which are professional grade equipment. Also, Kearney has a GREAT Hike bike trail is within one half block of the hotel.
  • Business Services:  On-Site Business Center open 24 hours a day, printer and copying available.

  

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 5th

Registration/Cocktail Hour - 5:00 PM 
Awards - 6:15 PM 
  • High School Scholarship Recipient
  • Agent of the Year
  • Company of the Year
  • Installation of Officers
Dinner - 6:45 PM 
Keynote Address by Commander Jack Riggins - 7:30 PM

Entertainment - 9:00 PM
Gage Wiggins, Singer/Songwriter, will be performing various popular covers, blues tunes and his original music while you mix and mingle with reps and PIA members.  

Thursday, June 6th

Breakfast with the Presidents - 7:00 AM
Morning Session - 8:30 AM
Industry Updates - 9:00 AM
Legislative Updates - 9:45 AM
Panel Discussion - 10:00 AM
     "What you need to know about Worker's Compensation in 2019."  This panel discussion moderated by Jim Dobler, PIA Legislative Coordinator, will feature timely topics for our members including, but not limited to, agricultural workers compensation exemption and insuring Contractors with their special requirements.  Learn from experts including a Nebraska Department of Insurance rep, Attorneys who specials in Worker's Compensation and some of our PIA NE/IA STAR Partners.  Plan to attend this lively discussion affecting rural and urban agencies in the insurance industry today!

Adjourn to Golf Course

Golf


"Where Ireland Meets the Heartland"

**Thursday, June 6th**

Awarii Dunes is located just five miles south of Kearney off Highway 44.  This 18-hole championship course measuring approximately 7,000 yards was built on sand hills (dunes) created by nature, not man.  The course winds through, around, and sometimes up and over these dunes.  Those looking for an Irish experience in the heartland of America will find it at Awarii Dunes.  
  • Registration and Lunch at 12:00 PM
  • Shotgun Start at Awarii Dunes at 1:00 PM
  • Golf Awards and Prizes at 5:30 PM
  • Golf Registration includes golf, cart, range, 1 drink ticket, lunch, hole prizes and awards
Representatives of numerous businesses that support our association are eager to visit with you.  Many will have refreshments and hold sponsor contests throughout the course.

Awarii Dunes Golf Course

592 South Road, Axtell, NE  68924

Registration

                                                                              

Convention Registration: (INCLUDES COCKTAIL HOUR, KEYNOTE SPEAKER, AWARDS DINNER, EVENING ENTERTAINMENT, BREAKFAST W/THE PRESIDENTS, INDUSTRY UPDATE, LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND PANEL DISCUSSION)

$100
Non-Member

$85
Member

Golf Outing at Awarii Dunes: (INCLUDES GOLF, CART, RANGE, 1 DRINK TICKET, LUNCH, HOLE PRIZES & AWARDS)

$95

$80

Discounted rate for both Convention & Golf! (INCLUDES GOLF AND ALL CONVENTION EVENTS)

$185

$150

First-Time Convention Member Registration! (INCLUDES GOLF AND ALL CONVENTION EVENTS)

N/A

Join PIA today!

$140


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