Annual Meeting

Each year, ARCO members get together for a face-to-face meeting. The meeting site varies each year between Eastern, Central, and Western locations. Meetings are generally arranged for a Sunday night get-together, all day Monday meeting, and Monday night dinner party. Many times, there are social events scheduled for the Saturday prior to the meeting for early arrivals.

2018 Annual Meeting              
June 3-4, 2018
Omni Interlocken Resort * Broomfield, CO

Join ARCO for our next annual meeting at the beautiful Omni Interlocken Resort outside Denver! We are adding a Golf Outing on Sunday to the mix of education and bring your clubs!

Monday, June 4, 2018

8:00 am          Check-In/Networking & Breakfast
9:00 am          ARCO Business & Members Meeting + Committee Reports
11:00 am        New Business/ Vendor Introductions
12:00 pm        Lunch / Deli Buffet  (for all attendees)

GUEST PRESENTATIONS:                                            

1:00pm         10 Destroyers of Business Value
                     CHRISTOPHER GOEBEL, CEPA - Crossroads Advisors

                     This presentation will highlight 10 business operational areas within a business
                     business and how those operational areas will affect the value. Especially when
                     transitioning the business it internally or externally.

2:00pm         Contractor vs. Employee: Tax & Legal Implications
                     JON FELDHAMMER - Perkins Coie LLP

                     Tax attorney Jon Feldhammer of Perkins Coie will discuss the potential
                     liabilities of misclassifying workers (and in particular insurance related workers)
                     as independent contractors vs. employees. He will also discuss the implications
                     of the latest tax bill, specifically relating to 1099 issues and new deductions
                     on qualified business income.

3:00pm         Structure Valuation
                     TODD RISSEL- e2 Value Inc.

                     Everyone knows about structure valuatio, but t there still seem to be many com-
                     plaints about it and every disaster shows that values are never correct, so why
                     do carriers spend time on this function and why do they care so much about any
                     particular brand of valuation tool. Is there a difference? Should anybody care? 
                     Learn ways you can use that information to better serve your clients or offer new
                     services to help your clients get as much value as possible. Integrate with new
                     technologies, new delivery platforms and use new valuation segments with your

4:00pm          Catastrophe Modeling
                      KEVIN SHARP, Risk Modeling Analyst - ICAT
                      Catastrophe models are valuable tools for quantifying the risk and uncertainty
                      associated with infrequent events. This session will explore the various comonents
                      ponents of the models including hazard characteristics, building vulnerability, and
                      the financial implications. Learn how insurance companies can use catastrophe
                      models for individual risk pricing, portfolio management, reinsurance, and
                      catastrophe response. 

5:00 pm         Meeting Adjourns

6:00 pm          ARCO Dinner @ Meritage (onsite @ the Omni Resort)     
                         (separate RSVP required - $85/pp inclusive)

Some photos from prior meetings: Photos