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.

 2020 Annual Meeting                
May 3-4, 2020
Scottsdale Plaza Resort * Scottsdale, AZ

Registration is now open for ARCO's Annual Meeting May 3-4 at the beautiful Scottsdale Plaza Resort in the heart of the Valley of the Sun! As always, we'll have full two days of networking, education and of course...a little fun!

   PROGRAM AGENDA                                                                  

8:00 am       Check-In/Networking  &  Breakfast
9:00am        ARCO Membership & Business Meeting
10:00am      AB-5 & Legislative/Lobbying Update
RRY BURG – Contour Insurance Services

10:45am     Break / Networking

11:00 am     Guest Presentation #1:  
                    Classification Conundrums: Contractor vs. Employee Updates for 2020!
                    BLAZE KNOTT – Littler Mendelson P.C.

Labor and employment attorney Blaze Knott will give us an update on best practices and key tips for properly classifying workers as either independent contractors or employees. Her talk will focus specifically on major developments in the independent contractor arena and what they mean for the industry and strategy plans for 2020.

12:00 - 1:00 pm   Lunch / Deli Buffet

1:00pm           Guest Presentation #1:  
                      Climate Change and Its Impact on Loss Control Reporting
                      JOHN REGGERO – Technical Insurance Services

This session will provide an overview of recent historic losses from natural disasters, including wildfires, hurricanes and flooding, and how more focused exposure reporting can well serve the risk assessment process by better identifying and quantifying natural exposures, as well as confirming what actions, if any, have been taken to resist adverse climatic forces, e.g. hurricane-resistant construction and compliance with defensible space codes. The presentation, which will include targeted items to investigate and best practices, will be available to all attendees.

2:00pm       Break / Networking

2:30pm        Guest Presentation #3:   
                   Self-Service Inspections
                   CURTIS GOLDSBOROUGH – National Insurance Inspection Services

Many carriers are considering Self-Service Inspection technology as a part of their underwriting inspection workflow. Hear how one ARCO member (National Insurance Inspection Services) supports three carrier clients in live production with their eSurvey self-inspection product. Five additional pilots are currently underway and many more are lined up for 2020.

3:30pm      Break / Networking

4:00pm         Guest Presentation #4 TBD: 


5:00 pm  Meeting Adjourns

6:00 pm  ARCO Dinner @ Beer Haus (Old Town Scottsdale)
               ** Separate RSVP Required***

Photo Highlights - 2019 Annual Meeting                         
May 5-6, 2019
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel * Chicago, IL

ARCO convened in the Windy City for our annual 2019 Meeting at the historic Millennium Knickerbocker in the heart of Chicago's buslting downtown. As usual, we had two days of valuable networking and educational guest presentations...all capped off by an amazing dinner at Rosebud - one of Chicago's premier steakhouses!



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

ARCO members from near and far joined up in the Denver area this Spring for our annual the beautiful Omni Interlocken Resort. The event was filled with valuable networking opportunies, informative guest presentations...and of course, great socializing!


















The ARCO Group in San Antonio, TX - 2009
Some photos from prior meetings: Photos