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April 2018 

2018 Mid-Year Meeting

***Must register by 4/5 to appear in program book attendee list***


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, The Blind Side and Moneyball

Industry Speakers:

Vincent Tizzio
May 7 | 4:00 PM

Robert Hartwig, Ph.D.
May 9 | 8:00 AM

Click here for full meeting information



  Mid-Year Mobile App

Available Soon

All registered Mid-Year attendees will receive an email the week of 4/16 with access instructions for the mobile app.   

If you already have the Target Markets Meetings app on your phone, you will simply need to update and add the new event once available! 


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. 



TMPAA Gives Back with 2nd Annual Blood Drive

Target Markets recently partnered with the American Red Cross for the second annual Concord Plaza Blood Drive. At the end of the day, 35 units of blood were collected which will go on to touch/save 105 lives in the Delaware Valley. 

Workshops &

Monday, May 7

2:00 PM

Program Administrator Town Hall: The critical impact of effective claim handling on the success of your business 

4:00 PM

INDUSTRTY SPEAKER: Vincent Tizzio, President & CEO, Navigators Management Company

Tuesday, May 8

10:30 AM 

The Challenge of Climate Change and CAT Events for the Insurance Industry

4:00 PM

The Ransomware of Things

Wednesday, May 9


INDUSTRY SPEAKER: Dr. Robert P. Hartwig - P&C Industry Update, Trumponomics and more

10:00 AM

  • WTH is Blockchain?

  • Recruitment Strategies, Onboarding and Assimilation 

11:00 AM

  • The Financial State of the P&C Market and your Program Carrier Partner

  • The Expanding Distribution Potential of Insurance Agency Networks

See full workshop descriptions here



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. 



Gramercy Risk Management


Gramercy is a full-service, blue-chip insurance platform, focusing on specialty, niche markets. We have a long and successful track record of creating and managing profitable Best A-rated insurance companies, led by an  executive team that has more than 100 years of combined insurance experience. Gramercy focuses on creating programs for specialty classes of business with coverages, services and rates specifically designed to meet the needs of each client. The first of these programs will launch this month, focused solely on NY Contractors. In addition to managing our own in-house programs, we offer operational support to third-party companies with the goal of increasing their overall efficiency and profitability. 

Contact: David Mocklow

 will spotlight your company on request. Please contact Monica at




Annual Luncheon Set for Mid-Year Meeting

Key Qualities and Resources for Women Business Owners: The
Insurance Industry and Beyond

May 8 | 11:45 AM

Join us for an energetic and informative lunch featuring three topics presented by Erin Andrew, Dawn Thompson and Kelly Drouillard from Live Oak Bank.

Click here for more information and to RSVP for this special session during the Mid-Year Meeting.


New Members


EMPLOYERS Insurance Group
Wayne Hilston


Program Administrators 

CIC Services, LLC
Bryan Ridgway

Santee Risk Managers
Heather Pullen


Member News

Integro to Acquire Tysers and Merge Insurance Operations

Schinnerer Launches PL Coverage for Materials Transparency Consultants

Markel Names New Managing Director of Key Unit

Glatfelter Hires National Sales Executive

IAT Insurance Acquires Excess and Umbrella Business from Rockhill Insurance

Worldwide Facilities Adds New Hires to Trinity Team

Lloyd’s Appoints Black as Northeast Region Market Development Lead

General Star Launches Allied Health, Churches & Schools Programs

Lloyd's Extends ACORD Membership to All Coverholders

NAS Insurance Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Regional Expansion of Specialty Solutions

Read more stories and submit your news today!



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