New Hampshire

PIANH Symposium

Banter and decant with your peers at PIANH Symposium 14, Oct. 2-3, 2014, at the 100 Club and Hilton Garden Inn in Portsmouth.

Join PIANH for this unique, two-day networking event that features …

  • Around-the-world wine and food tasting
  • PIANH's Company Awards dinner
  • A keynote breakfast featuring Bernd G. Heinze, Esq., CLU
  • An E&O education session with Curt Pearsall


Thursday, Oct. 2

  • 2-3 p.m. PIANH board meeting
  • 4-5 p.m. Registration open
  • 5-7 p.m. Welcome reception, international wine and food tasting
    Sip and mingle as we explore the world of wine and beer.
  • 7-8:30 p.m. PIANH Company Awards dinner
    Top companies from our 2014 Company Performance Survey will be recognized over sumptuous dinner fare.

Friday, Oct. 3

  • 8:30-10 a.m.Keynote buffet breakfast featuring Bernd G. Heinze, ESQ.
    What are the emerging risks in the insurance marketplace and how can the distribution network exploit the challenges and opportunities? Given the state of mergers, consolidations, acquisitions; increasing regulations; the globalization of risk; the demand for data and new talent; and the impact of on-line applications, what is the role of the retail agent of the future going to be? If you want a glimpse of what lies ahead and how to best prepare to maximize your full potential, you need to be at this presentation.
    A widely respected lawyer and expert in insurance litigation, Heinze has been named one of the "100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry—North America" by Insurance Letter and Insurance Distribution magazine every year since 2001.
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.E&O Risk: Issues Every Producer and CSR Needs to Know, presented by Curt Pearsall
    3 Producer credits | 478134
    This loss control seminar will take a look at more than 25 different potential exposure areas and the best practices that can make a difference.
    Pearsall is the founder and principal of Pearsall Associates, a consulting firm focused on providing expert errors and omissions loss control and risk management services to insurance agencies. He also provides litigation consultation and expert witness testimony for agencies and insurers. Pearsall has more than two decades of experience in managing a national agents E&O program for Utica National.
    This course has been approved for E&O loss prevention credit by Fireman's Fund and Utica Mutual. Call the PIA E&O Department for details: (800) 424-4244.


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  • Two-day registration package Symposium two-day package:
    Thursday, Oct. 2-Friday, Oct. 3.

    International wine and food tasting, company awards dinner, keynote breakfast and E&O education session (3 NH CEUs.)
  • Day one Symposium day one:
    Thursday, Oct. 2.

    International wine tasting and company awards dinner only.
  • Day two Symposium day two:
    Friday, Oct. 3.

    Keynote buffet breakfast and E&O education session (3 NH CEUs) only.

PIA has reserved a room block at the Hiton Garden Inn for attendees in need of overnight accomodations. The rate is $179. Reservations may be made by calling the Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown at (603) 431-1499, or by booking online. Please use the group code "PIA" when reserving.