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The World’s Largest Gathering of Independent Insurance Professionals Assemble at Applied Net 2018

October 15, 2018

Record-breaking conference of 4,000 attendees opens to discuss the digital transformation of insurance

University Park, Ill. – Oct. 15, 2018 – Applied Systems and the Applied Client Network today commenced the annual Applied Net conference, the largest independent insurance agency and brokerage technology conference in the world, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.  As technology has rapidly advanced connectivity and productivity across the insurance industry, this year’s conference is focused on the benefits of The Digital Age of Insurance.

“Digital transformation has revolutionized the insurance industry, empowering insurance professionals to compete and thrive in the digital age of insurance,” said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “Bringing together more insurance agents, brokers, insurers, industry partners and thought leaders than ever before, this year’s Applied Net will provide new insights and opportunities for attendees to create success in this new digital age.”

Applied Net 2018 represents Applied Systems’ largest user conference in its history with more than 4,000 attendees from across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland.  The conference promises to be a must-attend event, including:

  • Four full days of 240+ learning opportunities presented by agency peers and leading experts in the insurance and software industries.
  • More than 100 exhibitors from across the insurance industry and Applied experts showcasing the latest innovations in the Applied Net Exchange.
  • A guest keynote presentation by Captain Scott Kelly, U.S. Navy Captain and U.S. Astronaut, along with keynotes from Applied executives, including CEO, Reid French.
  • An exclusive performance by a three-time Grammy Award winner at the Grand Ole Opry House.
  • An Executive Management Program for insurance leaders that will enhance professional development and management skills.

“As the digital age of insurance continues to provide opportunities for success, the Applied Client Network remains committed to providing resources and education to our members to fully maximize their software,” said Brian Langerman, chief executive officer of Applied Client Network. “We look forward to this week’s educational and innovative showcases, arming each attendee with the information needed to succeed in the digital age of insurance.”

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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

About Applied Client Network
Applied Client Network is the global technology community of Applied Systems users. It promotes successful technology and business practices through communication, education and advocacy. Founded in 1985 and based in Chicago, the association represents insurance agencies and brokerages that use Applied Systems software worldwide.

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