Schaumburg, Ill. (October 4, 2017) – Assurance, a Top 50 U.S. insurance brokerage, held its annual one-day Symposium on Sept. 25, 2017 at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. The multi-track conference was themed ‘Pardon the Disruption’ and served as an opportunity for 250+ business leaders to get a better understanding of issues that will ‘disrupt’ organizations now and in the future. Many of the day’s topics fell under the business insuranceemployee benefits and retirement planning umbrella.

Tony Seba, a world-renowned author, thought leader and entrepreneur, was the opening keynote speaker, discussing the new wave of market disruptions. A panel featuring Assurance MRMH Award winners Buck Services, Avison Young and SEEK Careers/Staffing, wrapped the conference by explaining how they’ve successfully navigated ‘disruptions’ to achieve significant measurable results within their organizations.

Attendees had the choice between three different tracks catered to their specific role. The topics included:

  • Preventing Employee Lawsuits
  • Retirement Plan Strategies
  • Using Captives as a Strategy for Business Success
  • 5 Silver Bullets for Medical Insurance
  • Getting to the Heart of an Aging, Overweight and Broke Workforce
  • Navigating the Winding Road of the ACA’s Future
  • 5 Silver Bullets for Workers’ Compensation
  • How to Tell if Your Company Is Cyber Secure
  • Rising Pharmacy Costs

The Symposium serves as an extension of Assurance University’s educational platform, providing a face-to-face environment that offers networking, continuing education credits and multiple sessions in a single day.

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