Insurance Brokers and Agents of Sacramento
Insurance Brokers and Agents of Sacramento

Big "I" Day - 2017

Big "I" Day

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Sacramento Convention Center


Grand Sponsor: Nationwide


Many Great Exhibits  ·  Lots of Prizes  ·  Informative Educational Seminars


Keynote Speaker: James "Jim" Herdt

James "Jim" Herdt, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (Retired), is the CEO of Herdt Consulting, Inc. Jim transitioned from active duty in April 2002 with 35 years of active naval service. He served the last four years of his active service as the most senior enlisted member of the United States Navy. As such, his responsibilities included leading program and policy development for an enlisted force of over 400,000 personnel. Additionally, he served as a personal advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of Defense and U.S. Congress on all U.S. Navy personnel policies. Herdt provides change management strategy development for all levels of an organization. This includes an analysis of organization readiness starting with key stakeholder input. This approach is designed to help our clients identify and mitigate the organizational and people-related risks that could impede success of a project or process change.


2017 Conference Mobile App


WhovaIBA Sacramento’s Big I Day is excited to offer our app again this year, exclusively for registered Big I Day attendees, to help you make the most of the 2017 Big I Day! This free app, powered by Whova, takes networking and session participation to another level.

  1. Download Whova in the App Store or Google Play.
  2. Sign up for Whova using the same email address as your Big I Day registration.
  3. Fill in your profile and contact info, create your personal agenda, and enjoy the event!


Sacramento Convention Center
13th & J Street - Map
Parking Information


Prior to September 1, 2017 - Extended On-line
$40 per person


September 1 - October 17, 2017 (Online Registration Closes)
$60.00 per person


Day of the event registration
$80.00 per person


Registration - Online Registration has Closed.

Registration will reopen on Tuesday, Big I Day, at the convention center at 7:30 AM.

Questions – contact Susan Cartier (916) 835-9880 or


Mail in Registration




Includes: Exhibits, Seminars and Lunch

(Table reservations available  - 10 per table)

Note: To attend seminars, each person must be registered for Big I Day

No refunds after October 1, 2017



Seminar 1

3 CE Credits
Title: Ethics
Sponsor: Socius Insurance Services, Inc.
Instructor: Kirk Denebeim

Description: A comprehensive review of the roots of ethical behavior and how ethics are integrated into the insurance professional’s work product and comportment. Various ethical dilemmas will be identified and resolutions discussed. A detailed discussion and exercises dealing with and resolving conflicts of interest will be presented, as well as a discussion of fair business and sales practices.

Seminar 2

3 CE Credits
Title: Trends, Risks, Disruptors
Sponsor: Laurus Insurance Consulting
Instructors: Casey Roberts, ACSR, AFIS, CIC

Description: This will be a discussion of some of the changing challenges we are facing in the P&C industry, including On-Demand Economy, autonomous vehicles, Robotics, 3D printers, wearables and the Internet of Things.

Seminar 3

2 CE Credits
Title: Profitability in the Auto Industry
Sponsor: Nationwide
Instructor: Michael Simmonds and Mark Scigliano

Description: Review of industry commercial auto loss ratios related to changes in the economy, increases in claim frequency and a comparison of trends and rating segmentation. We’ll discuss annual mileage and self-driving cars in personal insurance and address loss reserving at a high level.

Seminar 4

2 CE Credits
Title: Cyber Liability and Network Security
Sponsor: Worldwide Facilities, LLC
Instructor: Erik Kamiya, Vice President Financial Services

Description: The Internet has transformed the way business is conducted, but it also has created dangerous new liability exposures in the “cyber world.” Whether it’s an employee randomly clicking on an infected download link that opens a malicious virus, or a deliberate attack by cyber criminals who steal sensitive information, network security issues and cyber crime are on the rise. The risks must be understood by all entities who increasingly rely on technology to run their businesses.

Vendor Information

Insurance Brokers & Agents of Sacramento cordially invites you to be an exhibitor at our Big I Day 2017! Each year, Sacramento Big I Day is bigger and better than the year before with participation from you, our exhibitors.


Attendee Contact Information

Susan Cartier (916) 835-9880

Vendor Contact

Shawna Fisher (916) 945-3385


Melinda Maddux (916) 945-3394

Independence Business Leadership & Achievement


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