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March 2018 


2018 Mid-Year Meeting


May 7-9 | Baltimore, MD 

Program business professionals are converging in Baltimore, May 7-9. Position yourself to grow and improve your business by attending the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting, providing access to 60+ program carriers, elite service providers, the London Markets, reinsurance support, program development and distribution resources and a myriad of networking opportunities.


Keynote Speaker: Michael Lewis

Tuesday General Session

May 8 | 8:30 AM


Financial journalist and New York Times best-selling author of The Big Short, Flash Boys, Moneyball and The Blind Side


Industry Speaker: Vincent Tizzio

May 7 | 4:00 PM

President and CEO, Navigators Management Company, the U.S. underwriting operation of Navigators


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P&C Update, Impact of Trumponomics, and the Insurance Talent Gap



General Session

May 9 | 8 AM


Come listen to Robert Hartwig (Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1993), clinical associate professor of finance and director of the Center for Risk and Uncertainty Management, University of South Carolina - and former president and economist for the Insurance Information Institute - give his take on the industry from an academic perspective. 

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Packages from Home


TMPAA Charities has once again teamed up with Operation Welcome Home Maryland to assemble care packages during the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting. Make sure to save five minutes to help pack one or more of the 750 bags we plan to complete for troops returning home. You can also support our efforts with a $500 Packages from Home sponsorship. Contact Ray Scotto for more information. 


Program Administrator Town Hall

The critical impact of effective claim handling on the success of your business

May 7 | 2:00 PM

Whether you handle your claims in-house, use a TPA, or rely on your carriers claims processing, managing this process in an effective way can make or break your business. Hear from a panel of your Program Administrator peers about the pros and cons of how they have organized this process and the critical components of managing each process effectively. You can expect to hear discussions regarding:

  • Ownership and control of your loss data
  • Selecting a TPA
  • Effective partnerships and expectations with your Carrier/ TPA
  • Reserving losses/setting IBNR 
  • Advantages and disadvantages of all three models
  • Compensation models for handling claims in house 
  • Post termination rights and obligations 

Come prepared with questions or to share information about your own claims process. 

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Print and Digital Marketing Opportunity

Rough Notes is once again dedicating a special section within their September issue exclusively to Target Markets members. Your participation in the 2018 Target Markets Supplement includes:

  • Two full pages – a professionally written feature article and full page 4 color ad or a two-page ad spread
  • National exposure to the industry in both the print and digital versions of the industry’s largest and most read magazine, Rough Notes, print and online – all for $5,000

Contact Rough Notes to reserve your space today. 



Johns Eastern


Johns Eastern Company, Inc. is the preferred TPA, Independent Adjusting and Catastrophe Claims Management firm for many program administrators, managing general agents, self-insured groups, public entities and insurance carriers, including Underwriters at Lloyd’s. Our integrity, experience and results have been the foundation of our company since its inception in 1946. We can handle any program on a full or limited basis, bundled or unbundled, all focused on the individual client. Our services include the management of Property, Liability, Auto, Trucking, Workers Compensation and Catastrophe claims.

Contact:  Frank A. Feldman, CPCU, AIC, AIM, ARM  |  877-879-9200

We will spotlight your company on request. Please contact Monica at




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North American Risk Services, Inc. Appoints New Chief Information Officer


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