Attend the Big “I” Legislative Conference, April 17-19, in Washington, D.C.
Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event for the independent agency system and educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your clients. The 2013 Big “I” Legislative Conference will be held April 17-19 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C.
The event will include an in-depth issues briefing, legislative breakfast with high-profile Congressional speakers, a general session and networking opportunities.
Sign up by Feb. 28 to save 10% on the registration cost.
It will also feature a panel with political analysts Dana Perino and Juan Williams. The session will be moderated by Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I” president & CEO:
Dana Perino is a FOX political commentator and co-host of FOX’s “The Five.” She served as White House press secretary during the administration of President George W. Bush from 2007-2009. She was only the second female White House press secretary and the first female Republican to serve in that role. Currently, Perino is also president of the strategic communications firm, Dana Perino and Company and editorial director of Crown Forum (an imprint of Crown Publishing Group). Perino is an active philanthropist and founded Minute Mentoring, an organization focused on providing professional guidance to young women starting their careers. Her distinguished career includes working on Capitol Hill and as a journalist.
Follow Perino at twitter.com/DanaPerino.
Juan Williams is a political analyst for FOX News and a regular panelist on FOX News Sunday and the weekday political newscast “Special Report with Bret Baier.” He previously hosted NPR’s “Talk of the Nation” and was instrumental in increasing the ratings for the radio network’s political coverage during his more than 10 year career at NPR. Williams’s distinguished career also included 23 years as a Washington Post political columnist and national correspondent. He has received numerous awards for his writing and investigative journalism including an Emmy Award. He has also authored seven books including his latest, “Muzzled: The Assault on Honest Debate.”
Follow Williams at twitter.com/TheJuanWilliams.
In addition to the political panel, attendees can also hear from Rep. Juan Vargas (D-Calif.) at the Young Agents & InsurPac Luncheon
Rep. Vargas is part of the freshman class for the 113th Congress. Prior to being elected to the House, Vargas served in the San Diego City Council, California State Assembly and the California State Senate. He also worked for two major insurance carriers.
Vargas earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of San Diego, a master’s degree at Fordham University in New York and a law degree at Harvard Law School.
Visit independentagent.com for the latest details on conference speakers and for information on scholarships offered by the national Young Agents Committee and InsurPac.
Andrew McElhannon is the Member Services Coordinator for the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia www.iiag.org, and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org or b y phone at 770-458-0093, x.110, or 800-878-6487.