Warwick, RI, 10/16/12 – Astonish is a digital marketing solutions and insurance sales training company focused on growing local insurance agencies into successful, selling powerhouses prepared to serve the modern consumer. This month Astonish is hosting one of the biggest insurance marketing events of the year – the fourth annual E-Agent Summit!
Warning: This year’s event may help agencies grow their book of business through leadership training, sales management training, and successful social media and marketing strategies.
Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from the E-Agent Summit being held October 28-30, 2012 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida:
General sessions with presentations from true thought leaders in the insurance industry:
- Adam DeGraide, Founder and CEO of Astonish
- Tim Sawyer, President and Director of Client Services at Astonish
- Dr. William T. Hold, Co-Founder and President of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research
- Dennis Chookaszian, Chairman of FASAC and former CNA chairman and CEO
- Chris Paradiso, President of Paradiso Insurance
Training sessions broken out into three subject areas:
- Executive/Manager – designed for agency principals and managers. Provides tools needed to build a world class sales culture.
- Producer/CSR – designed for agency producers and CSRs. Provides tools needed to use the Internet and the Astonish VPC, in addition to sales and cross-selling training.
- Social Media – designed for anyone in an agency interested in social media and marketing best practices for insurance agencies.
A spectacular golf tournament at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando, networking opportunities, and more…
It’s not too late to register for the event! Register online or contact Krystle McEachron at krystle(at)astonish(dot)com or 407-967-1247.
Astonish is on a mission to change its clients’ lives by changing their business. The company firmly believes the local distribution channel is the greatest asset of the insurance industry and is dedicated to helping this channel (including insurance agencies, firms, and individuals) adapt to the modern landscape of the Internet consumers in order to thrive and not get left behind.
For over half a decade, Astonish has been the leader in providing digital marketing solutions for the insurance industry. Since 2006, Astonish has built a complete insurance marketing system. The Astonish system leverages three main arenas to help their clients grow: digital marketing, coaching and training, and the Virtual Profit Center.
At the core of the Astonish system is the Virtual Profit Center (VPC). Astonish designed and developed this proprietary software as an advanced automated Customer Relationship Marketing/Management tool (CRM) specifically for the insurance industry.
Astonish was founded by Adam DeGraide, CEO; Tim Sawyer, President; and John Boudreau, COO. It is headquartered in Rhode Island, with an office in Orlando, Florida. The company employs just over 100 employees and has marketing and sales representatives in more than 20 states.
Astonish was recently ranked 267th on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S.