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Annual Convention

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SADDLE UP COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS! 

Join us for a rootin’ tootin’ good time. Round Up your boots, wranglers, western shirts, and cowboy hats to wear and mosey on over to the Burlington Hilton on Thursday & Friday, September 21 & 22, 2017 for VIAA's 111th Annual Convention & Golf Tournament. Come in your best western wear and win a prize!

Approximately 300+ member agents, Young Agents, and company representatives join together to network and learn. This event is an invaluable opportunity for insurance professionals of all ages, rank, and experience levels and is a must-attend for all independent agents. We hope you can join us!

QUICK LINKS: 

REGISTRATION

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Thursday ​Registration Options
MEMBER
​NON-MEMBER
​Full Convention Registration
Includes: Continuing Education Classes, Luncheon, Trade Show, President’s Opening Reception, Young Agents Casino Night, Friday Breakfast 
​$160
CSR, Young Agents complimentary!!
​$250
​Guest/Spouse Registration
Includes: Continuing Education Classes, Luncheon, Trade Show, President’s Opening Reception, Young Agents Casino Night, Friday Breakfast
$125​
Opening Night Package
Includes: Trade Show, President’s Opening Reception and Young Agents Casino Night
​$110
CSR, Young Agents complimentary!!
​$175
​President's Reception ONLY
Includes: Only the President's Reception
​$75
CSR, Young Agents complimentary!!
​$100
​Young Agents Hop Juice Tasting
Includes: Only the Young Agents Hop Juice Tasting
$50​
CSR, Young Agents complimentary!!
​$100
​Continuing Education Classes ONLY
MEMBER
​NON-MEMBER
Ethis Session: 8​:30 am – 11:30 am
Includes: Session with 3 CEUs and luncheon
​$50
​$80
Fraud Session: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Includes: Session with 3 CEUs and luncheon
​$50
​$80
​Both Ethics Session AND Fraud Session
Includes: Ethics Session 8:30 am - 11:30 am, luncheon, and Fraud Session 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm 
​$75
​$110
Friday Registration Options
FOURSOME​​INDIVIDUAL
​Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Vermont 
$720​​$195

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
​8:30 am – 11:30 am  
​O.K. Corral Continuing Education with David Walker – Ethics 
​11:30 am – 1:00 pm   
Round Up Luncheon – Cyber Security & Insurance 
Keynote Speaker: Ryan Spelman, Center for Internet Security
​1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
​Young Agents Hop Tasting
Sponsored by Vermont Mutual Insurance Group
​1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Boom Town Continuing Education with David Walker – Fraud 
​4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
​Ace-High Trade Show
​5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
​Saddle Up Pardna President’s Reception + Mechanical Bull Riding 
Sponsored by Patriot Insurance Company 
​7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
​Young Agents Wild Bunch Casino Night 
​10:00 pm – 11:00 pm 
​Bend an Elbow Saloon 
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
​8:00 am – 9:00 am 
Chuck Wagon Breakfast Buffe​t
​10:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Annual Golf Tournament, Country Club of Vermont, Waterbury Center, VT 
Sponsored by Union Mutual, MMG Insurance, and Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS | HILTON HOTEL

Overnight accommodations are available at the Hilton Burlington Hotel at a discounted group rate for VIAA Annual Convention participants. The following rates will be guaranteed until Monday, August 28thor until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Room Type Options: 
  • 1 King Bed with Lakeview - $209/night +tax
  • 1 King Bed with Cityview - $199/night +tax
  • 2 Queen Bed with Lakeview - $209/night +tax
  • 2 Queen Beds with Cityview - $199/night +tax
Make a Reservation: 
There are two ways to make a reservation in the VIAA group block. 
  1. Call Hilton Reservations at 1-800-445-8667 and mention the special rate code of VIAA to get the group rate. 
  2. Make a Reservation Online using the VIAA group reservation site
Hotel Details: 
Hilton Burlington (60 Battery Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401)
Check-in: 3:00 pm | Check-out: 12:00 pm

SPONSOR & EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE 

We invite you to participate in one of the top insurance events in Vermont, an event aggressively promoted to agents, brokers, and CSRs, across the state. With sponsorship options available throughout the program you’re sure to find just the right opportunity to suit your budget and marketing objectives. For more information about the opportunities to get involved, download the Sponsor & Exhibitor Brochure, then register online to reserve your space

THANK YOU TO OUR CONVENTION SPONSORS

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Premier Sponsor, YAC Hop Tasting Sponsor


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Golf Branding Sponsor