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Ivans Connect Opens with Recognition of 2023 Spark Awards Winners

October 23, 2023

Conference to bring together insurers, MGAs, solution providers and agencies to advance digital distribution and servicing throughout the insurance lifecycle

Milwaukee, WI. – October 23, 2023 – Ivans® today announced the opening of Ivans Connect™ 2023, the insurance industry event dedicated to advancing innovation in the insurance industry. In conjunction with Applied Net 2023, the program recognized the 2023 Ivans Spark Award recipients, honoring companies that are sparking digital connectivity by using technology to support the growth of their agency partners across the policy lifecycle – from marketing to quoting to servicing and renewals.

Fourteen carriers were awarded Gold Spark Awards in Commercial Lines and/or Personal Lines:

Commercial Lines Gold

  • Acuity Insurance
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Chubb
  • CNA Insurance
  • Coterie Insurance
  • Encova Insurance
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Nationwide
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Westfield Insurance

Personal Lines Gold

  • Acuity Insurance
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Central Insurance
  • Encova Insurance
  • Nationwide
  • SafeCo Insurance
  • The Cincinnati Insurance Company
  • The Hartford
  • Travelers Insurance

More information on becoming an Ivans Spark Awards recipient and the full list of 2023 Gold and Silver winners can be viewed here.

“This year’s class of Spark Award winners show what it means to provide great experiences for their agents through connectivity, and we are thrilled to honor them,” said Reid Holzworth, chief executive officer of Ivans. “It’s been nearly four years since coming back together in person at Ivans Connect, and I am pumped to be in a room of industry leaders who are taking the charge in shaping our industry’s agenda to drive connectivity at each stage of the insurance lifecycle.”

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Ivans is where insurance carriers, agents, and MGAs come together to grow their businesses. Every day, our 38,000 agents and over 600 carrier and MGA partners plug into technology that empowers them to better determine appetite and eligibility, swiftly produce quotes, get accurate claims and commission updates, automatically communicate policy data, and connect to one another to drive new business. With easier ways to get the day’s work done, insurance professionals can open the door to more revenue without letting complexity in behind it.

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