IBAC to Host Innovative Brokertech Stackathon at Amplify Conference in September

Calgary, AB — Trufla is proud to announce that The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) will be hosting the Brokertech Stackathon at this year’s Amplify conference. Scheduled for the morning of September 16th, the Stackathon promises to be a highlight of the conference, focusing on innovative technology solutions for insurance brokers. The Stackathon will be expertly led by Tom Reid, IBAC’s Data Exchange (DX) Lead, and a renowned figure in insurance tech innovation.

Event Details:

  • Date: September 16-17, 2024
  • Location: Studio Bell, Calgary, AB

The workshop aims to foster collaboration between technology vendors and brokers, creating a dynamic environment to explore and develop the ideal tech stacks for modern insurance operations. By looking beyond traditional Broker Management Systems (BMS), participants will work together to enhance overall brokerage efficiency and effectiveness.

Workshop Leader: Tom Reid, known for his strategic insight into technology and insurance, will guide participants through the session. His expertise will ensure a productive and enlightening experience for all involved.

Our event will empower insurance brokers with the ultimate tech stack for both Personal and Commercial lines. Discover how to streamline every step of the process digitally, saving time and costs while addressing the staffing crisis affecting every brokerage.

“IBAC is proud to support and participate in this year’s Amplify conference. The Stackathon will help guide insurance brokers in choosing the best technology solutions for their operations, ultimately benefiting the customers they serve. We look forward to sharing these valuable resources with our Member Associations across the country,” said Peter Braid, IBAC’s CEO.

Key Highlights for Brokers:

  • Identify the most ideal tech stack for brokers in Personal and Commercial lines.
  • Learn efficient digital management techniques to save time and reduce costs.
  • Gain insights on tackling the staffing crisis with innovative technology solutions.
  • Cut through the noise and confusion of numerous technologies with expert recommendations.
  • Discover the best technologies selected and used by your peers.

Also, the event will help brokers with:

  • Innovative Solutions: Discover new tools and systems that can streamline operations, enhance customer service, and improve sales.
  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with tech vendors and other brokers to share ideas and forge valuable connections.
  • Skill Enhancement: Gain insights into the latest technological advancements and learn how to integrate them into your business practices.

Benefits For Vendors:

  • Direct Engagement: Present your products and services directly to a targeted audience of decision-makers from the brokerage community.
  • Market Feedback: Receive immediate feedback on your offerings, allowing for quick adaptation and improvement.
  • Brand Visibility: Increase your brand’s exposure within the industry and position your company as a leader in innovative solutions for insurance.

Expected Outcomes: The Stackathon is expected to yield a variety of tangible benefits, including:

  • Development of Practical Tech Stacks: Brokers will leave with actionable ideas on how to modernize their tech environments.
  • Enhanced Vendor-Broker Relationships: Establish or strengthen partnerships between vendors and brokers, facilitating ongoing collaboration.
  • Publication of Results: Key findings and successful tech solutions will be featured on the IBAC Tech website, providing recognition to participating vendors and serving as a resource for the industry.

Tom Reid commented on the upcoming event: “The Brokertech Stackathon is more than just an event; it’s a catalyst for transformation in the insurance brokerage industry. We’re bringing together the brightest minds from both technology and brokerages to identify tools that will define the future of our industry.”

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For more information about the Amplify Broker TechFest, visit: here

About IBAC: The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) is the national voice of over 43,000 P&C insurance brokers across Canada, and an advocate for both insurance brokers and consumers.

About Amplify Broker TechFest

Presented by Trufla, Amplify Broker TechFest is the premier two-day conference in Calgary dedicated to advancing brokertech. Since its start in 2020 as a virtual event, Amplify has evolved marking our first in-person gathering in 2023. We bring together the industry’s leading minds and top vendors to celebrate innovation, learn growth strategies through technology, and foster meaningful connections. Distinctly focused on brokers and agencies, Amplify offers insights into navigating technology change, AI, automation, and efficient operations to enhance profitability. It’s not only an opportunity to learn but also to experience the fun and camaraderie unique to the insurance community. Join us for a dynamic blend of education and networking, only at Amplify Broker TechFest.

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