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2018 Reinsurance Symposium Takes Shape

2018 Reinsurance Symposium Takes ShapeLAS VEGAS — Organizers have released the full details for the fifth annual Reinsurance Symposium. The event which will be held on Wednesday, May 23, at the Venetian & Palazzo Resort Hotel Casinos in Las Vegas, at the close of Agent Summit.

This year’s symposium will begin at 8 a.m. with an hourlong Breakfast with Reinsurance Sponsors, sponsored by NVP Warranty. At 9:05, Greg Petrowski of GPW and Associates Inc. will take the stage to deliver “The Current State of Dealer and Agent Reinsurance Programs,” a welcome address and reinsurance keynote that will give agents a comprehensive overview of the structures available to them and new tax and regulatory threats of which every agent and dealer should be aware.

After the first of two 20-minute networking breaks, both sponsored by Portfolio, Dealer Associates Inc.’s Rick Messinger will lead a panel discussion devoted to “The Vision of the Future for Dealer/Agent Participation Programs.” Joining Messinger to offer a glimpse into the near future of reinsurance will be Matt Gibson of Protective Asset Protection, J. Michael Howse of Resource Agent Group, and CNA National’s Todd Sands.

Following the second break, “Taxation and Reinsurance: 2018 Changes and Analysis of Taxation Within Various Reinsurance Structures” will begin at 11:35. This tag-team-style presentation will feature two leaders in their fields: DHG Dealership’s Robert Davis, CPA, a prominent reinsurance taxation expert, and Portfolio’s Ryan Hanlon, who has formed and maintained more than 90 reinsurance companies for 150 dealers in 15 states.

The Reinsurance Symposium will end with closing remarks from Randy Crisorio, head of United Development Systems Inc. (UDS) and the Agent Summit advisory board.

“‘Popular demand’ doesn’t begin to describe the level of interest and engagement the Reinsurance Symposium has inspired among our attendees,” said David Gesualdo, show chair and publisher of Agent Entrepreneur and F&I and Showroom. “We thank our advisory board and each of our speakers for creating another can’t-miss post-conference event.”

More information about Agent Summit 2018, including the full agenda as well as information about travel, speakers, and sponsors, is available at the event’s website. Click here to register. To discuss sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact David Gesualdo at 727-947-4027 or via email hidden; JavaScript is required.