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Insurance Professionals Gather to Advance Digital Distribution and Servicing at IVANS Connect 2017

September 25, 2017

Industry event convenes to discuss the opportunities digital transformation presents for insurers, agencies, MGAs and their insureds

Tampa, FL – Sep. 25, 2017 – IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, today commenced the annual IVANS Connect Conference, the insurance industry event dedicated to advancing the industry’s exchange, at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. This year’s conference theme, the Digital Transformation of Insurance, focuses on changing consumer expectations shaping the insurance industry and how organizations that embrace digital transformation will be well positioned to capitalize on new business opportunities.

IVANS Connect 2017 promises valuable education, thought leadership and networking opportunities for agencies, insurers, MGAs, wholesalers and MGUs, and solution providers to discover new, actionable insights and collaborate on automating distribution and servicing throughout the insurance lifecycle. Conference highlights include:

  • Applied Systems CEO, Reid French, will kick off the event by providing an overview of the state of the industry and the opportunities created by the digital transformation of insurance.
  • Strategy Meets Action will present a keynote entitled, When Worlds Collide: The Convergence of InsurTech with Traditional Insurance, which will explore the opportunities being created by new, innovative companies that are converging with the traditional elements of established businesses.
  • Two educational tracks – technical and business - to dive into peer-driven best practices on connectivity technology implementations and the opportunity to create a connected agency experience for your agent partners.

“Changing consumer expectations are pushing the insurance industry to embrace the technology that better connects insurers, agencies and insureds,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager of IVANS Insurance Solutions. “IVANS Connect 2017 offers attendees the opportunity to explore these digital technologies and learn more about further automating distribution and servicing products.”

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IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 30 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 30,000 independent insurance agencies and 380 MGA and insurer partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.

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