Sponsored by: Insurance Automation Group
What is the Annual Meeting Online Expo?
The Annual Meeting Online Expo features all of the exhibitors at the 2019 Annual Meeting & Expo held at the The JW Marriott Austin, Austin, TX from April 14 to April 17. Browse through their products and services or request more information by clicking on their email contact or their website link. As the need arises, please be sure to call on their experience and expertise for their many products and services - either here through the NASBP website or directly.
Who are the exhibitors?
The exhibitors listed below presented their products and services at the 2019 NASBP Annual Meeting and Expo. The Online Expo is updated with the latest information directly from our exhibitors. Please make sure to visit all of NASBP's exhibitors web sites below. Thank you to all of the companies listed below that support NASBP members, affiliates, and associates - as well as the entire industry.
Insurance Automation Group - Booth #213
207 Larrabee Road
Westbrook, ME 04092 US
Contact: Jeffrey Bucci, Business Manager
Web Site: www.iautomatesurety.com/
Simplified software solutions to integrate and automate the entire surety value chain.
Many parties and disparate technology systems compose the surety value chain. Each party and technology system are essential to its success. How these parties and systems exchange information is paramount to the effectiveness and profitability of your business. iAutomate Surety is a simplified surety automation platform designed to connect and exchange vital surety information based on industry standards, leveraging best practices.
iAutomate key features include, but are not limited to:
Visit us at Booth #213 to learn why the world’s most successful surety operations rely on our partnership and the iAutomate platform to help propel their business.
- ✔ iAutomate: Integration Bridge, B2B carrier integration module
- ✔ Multi- language application and database
- ✔ Functional consumer, client, and agency facing portals
- ✔ Applied Systems Platinum Integration Partner: Applied Certified integrations for Epic and TAM
- ✔ Surety2000 Integration Partner for electronic bonds / bidding
- ✔ Vertafore Integration Partner: Integrations with AMS360 and Sagitta
- ✔ Integrations also available with Quickbooks and many other third- party systems
- ✔ Innovative and active User Group celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2018 helps drive a major, feature-rich software release each year
BKD - Booth #203
1201 Walnut Street, Suite 1700
Kansas City, MO 64106-2246 US
Contact: Timothy Wilson, National Industry Partner
Web Site: www.bkd.com
BDK Accounting & Related Services
In a nutshell, we’re a national CPA and advisory firm that can help you reach your goals. We have 38 offices in 17 states, with trusted advisors who offer solutions for clients across the country and beyond.
Our expertise goes well beyond the standard accounting services to include risk management, technology, wealth management and forensic and valuation services. Our clients represent a wide range of industries, and we’re even part of an alliance of firms that gives us a global reach.
Blair Business Systems - Booth #106
15 Evergreen Drive
Medford, NJ 08055 US
Contact: Frank Moser, Senior Systems Developer
Web Site: www.blairsystems.com
TABS - Totally Automated Bond System
A customized software package designed to meet the needs of both Sureties and Agencies while improving service and reducing costs.
The new TABS 2.0 will be demonstrated this year.
Bond-Pro - Booths #107 & 206
302 Knights Run Avenue, Suite 1160
Tampa, FL 33602 US
Contact: Jeff York, SVP, Business Development
Web Site: www.bond-pro.com
Bond-Pro Enterprise NextGen
Bond-Pro’s fully integrated enterprise software suites enable Surety professionals to streamline and automate the entire life cycle of Commercial, Bid and Contract Bonds.
|CICPAC - Booth #215
4531 Bohemia Drive
Pensacola, FL 32504 US
Contact: Kathleen Baldwin, Executive Director
Web Site: www.cicpac.com
CICPAC, Association of CPA Firms
Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) is a national association of accounting firms who serve over 11,000 construction companies. With vast knowledge, respectable histories and high quality financial and consulting service teams, we are the CPAs who know construction!
|Construction Executive - Booth #219
103 Spring Street
Newton, NJ 07860 US
Contact: Donald Berry, National Sales Manager
Web Site: www.constructionexec.com
Construction Executive Magazine
Construction Executive is the magazine for the business of construction reaching over 150,000 business owners and financial decision-makers. In our November 2019 issue, CE will publish its 17th Annual Contractors' Guide to Surety Bonding. Sponsored by SFAA, NASBP and SIO, this joint marketing effort to educate contractors on the importance of surety bonds is the industry's single largest annual publication on surety. Underwriters, bond producers, CPAs and law firms that support this effort with advertising receive an Executive Interview, editorial consideration, and a listing in CE's 2020 Directory of Surety Bond Professionals. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) - Booth #108
100 Village Blvd, Suite 200
Princeton, NJ, 08540 US
Contact: Stuart Binstock, President & CEO
Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
Founded in 1981, CFMA is the only organization dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA serves more than 8,600 members via 98 chapters located throughout the US and Canada.
|Crowe - Booth #205
3815 River Crossing Parkway, Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46240-7767 US
Contact: Mark Blosser, Partner
Crowe Portfolio Analyzer solution for Sureties and Agents
Stop hand-keying WIP and financial statements! Crowe Portfolio Analyzer for Sureties and Agents is an easy-to-use solution that automates data entry by converting contractor WIP and financial statements into industry recognized formats such as XBRL and XML, along with many others. The solution also provides surety industry-specific analysis and
|eSURETY® - Booths #113 & 212
101 Marketside Avenue, Suite 404-201
Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 US
Contact: Haiko de Poel, Director, Marketing and Digital Solutions
Web Site: www.esurety.net
eSURETY® is the premier surety underwriting automation platform that over the past 21 years has proven to substantially reduce operating costs while satisfying the most demanding regulatory compliance requirements with minimal involvement of internal IT. The eSURETY® Enterprise application is designed to operate by your pre-set rules that can rate every life cycle event: Application, quote, re-quote, issuance, riders, renewals, cancellation initiation, final cancel, and reinstatement. The app provides secure two-way connectivity to internal and external data sources. Powerful analytical and reporting capabilities are enhanced with visually compelling charts, graphs, and dashboards that inform and empower decision makers with actionable intelligence. Dozens of standard user reports are provided or you can create your own. eSURETY® also inter-operates with vendor systems as well as internal proprietary systems.
Great Horn Financial Services - Booth #217
9515 Deereco Road, Suite 1004
Timonium, MD 21093 US
Contact: Matt Hodson, President
Web Site: www.greathornfinancial.com
Funds Control Services
Great Horn is a leading national provider of independent disbursement control accounts for contractors on bonded projects. Great Horn's process isolates bonded project funds and facilitates proper analysis, cost management, and disbursement discipline in order to mitigate surety risk and to provide a productive growth tool for smaller and mid-size contractors.
Hudson Insurance Group - Booth #114
100 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038 US
Contact: Michael Cifone, Senior Vice President - Surety Underwriting
Web Site: www.hudsoninsgroup.com
Our team works closely with agency partners to understand our customer’s business in order to develop a surety program that fits their specific needs. Moreover, Hudson is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and has a Treasury listing of $42,838,000. Offering an array of products from license and permit bonds, to custom bonds, to payment and performance bonds, to court and miscellaneous bonds, we have the appropriate bond for your business.
Insurance Social Media - Booth #111
5130 E. La Palma Avenue, Suite 207
Anaheim, CA 92807 US
Contact: David Beall, CEO
Phone: 866-673-7083 x101
Web Site: www.insurancesocial.media
InsuranceSocial.Media is a turnkey suite of insurance-and surety-focused content, engagement, referral, targeted social media advertising and analytics tools that work together to simplify and amplify social-based marketing. The result, for agents and brokers, is dramatic growth in leads, sales and referrals.
How it works:
1) You complete a four-question checklist, so we know your market, products, carriers and personal interests.
2) Based on your answers, we post personalized news, tips, community and carrier content to your social media accounts, several times a week.
3) Create targeted Facebook ads using our powerful tool. Or use our automated testimonial generator with new customers. It's easy!
We help you quickly grow your social media presence to power more leads, sales and referrals. And our easy-to-read reports help you chart your progress.
|Liberty Mutual Surety - Booth #210
1001 4th Avenue, Suite 3800
Seattle, WA 98154 US
Contact: Renee Llewellyn, Vice President - Agency & Distribution
Web Site: www.libertymutualsurety.com
Liberty Mutual Surety
Liberty Mutual Surety, a business unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance, is the 2nd largest surety in the U.S. and a leading surety globally. We are continually expanding our global presence by establishing offices and issuing bonds worldwide. We have the capacity, capabilities, and professionals to underwrite all types and sizes of contractors and corporations.
NASBP Publications / Naylor - Booth #109
5950 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607 US
Contact: Doug Smith, Publications Director
Phone: (352) 333-6015
Web Site: www.suretybondquarterly.org/advertise
NASBP Advertising Opportunities
Now can you influence key surety industry decision-makers and reach potential new customers? Advertise in NASBP publications and websites! And coming soon, reach project owners and contractors as they identify options to ensure their project success. Stop by to learn more about the new NASBP Surety Pro Directory and the many advertising options that can help you build brand awareness and grow your business.
NASBP Advocacy - Booth #110
7735 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814 US
Contact: Larry LeClair, Director, Government Relations
Web Site: www.nasbp.org/advocate
NASBP advocates for, protects, and advances the interests of professional surety bond producers and of suretyship. NASBP informs, persuades, and engages legislators, government officials, and all parties interested in or impacted by surety bonds; works with and forms alliances with many organizations representing owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and others; and provides the NASBP membership resources to communicate effectively and to promote the benefits of the surety product with their elected officials and to the general public.
Be sure to stop by the NASBP Advocacy Booth to learn more about NASBP Advocacy working for you and the NASBP legislative and regulatory priorities.
NASBP Professional Development - Booth #112
7735 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814 US
Contact: Kat Shamapande, Director, Professional Development
Web Site: www.nasbp.org/learn
NASBP Professional Development
NASBP’s programs offer high-quality professional development education programs designed to improve performance and to deliver timely, relevant information and training. We help surety professionals enhance learning through Level I, II, III and Commercial Surety Schools, CE Sessions, workshops and SuretyLearn NASBP’s new online learning portal giving you access to live virtual seminars, on-demand recordings and online CE courses. Stop by and learn firsthand about these opportunities and determine who among your staff should be taking advantage of the many great NASBP professional development offerings!
North American Construction Services (NACS) - Booth #208
1710 North Douglas Drive, Suite 109
Golden Valley, MN 55422 US
Contact: Mike Pecard, Vice President
Web Site: www.nacsescrow.com
NACS - Funds Control / Escrow
North American Construction Services, Inc. is an experienced funds control / escrow company in the contract surety industry. Founded in 1991, NACS brings additional protection to national sureties by managing the receivables and payables throughout the course of the bonded construction project. In addition to added Surety security, NACS assists small, emerging, and minority construction firms seeking the performance and payment bonds necessary to secure construction contracts.
RT New Day - Booth #104
2465 Kuser Road, Suite 202
Hamilton, NJ 08690 US
Contact: Jefferey Lejfer, President
Web Site: newday.rtspecialty.com
Construction Related Professional Liability and Environmental Insurance and Risk Management
RT Specialty's National Environmental and Construction Professional Liability Practice provides assistance to retail agents for construction related professional liability and environmental insurance and risk management. They work with selected agencies around to country to assist them in managing these exposures for their clients.
SuretyWave - Booth #100
22925 Arlington Avenue, Suite 11
Torrance, CA 90501 US
Contact: Patrick McGinty, President
Web Site: www.suretywave.com
SurePath Network from SuretyWave
SurePath is the NextGen surety bond processing system. SuretyWave is tracking construction, surety and ever-changing technology trends and bringing these trends into our SurePath Digital platform to meet the needs and expectations of our SurePath users – principals, obligees, underwriters and agents’ customers. Stop by our booth and discover how SurePath Digital can transform your environment and position you and your firm to conduct business in the twenty-first century. Visit with Patricia L. Saporito CPCU, author of Applied Insurance Analytics, A Framework for Driving More Value from Data Assets, Technologies, and Tools. Enter an opportunity drawing for a signed copy of Pat’s book.
Tinubu Square - Booth #201
169 Quai de Stalingrad
Issy-Les-Moulineaux, 92130 France
Contact: Dan Fitzgerald, Vice President Insurance Sales / North America
Web Site: www.tinubu.com
Dealing with a global portfolio of bonding customers including individuals as well as multinational customers, requires a solution which enables adequate automation supporting profitable underwriting strategies.
Tinubu Bonding Insurance Suite supports local operations and adheres to your management policies, thanks to configurable distribution models and authorities management and improves your time to market.
Tinubu’s connectivity capabilities facilitate surety business integration with the financial ecosystems by leveraging its outstanding experience in dealing with data standards and interfacing modes.
- Develop distribution models adapted to local practices
- Compete with bank guarantees
- Reduce operating costs to absorb high volumes low premium business
- Distribute risks and receive distributed risks
- Control legal risks related to bond wordings and applicable law and jurisdiction
- Meet the digital expectations of customers and obligees
Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance - Booth #207
One Tower Square
Hartford, CT 06183 US
Contact: Russell Vance, Vice President
Web Site: www.travelers.com
Construction and Commercial Surety Bonds and Solutions
For more than 100 years, Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance has been an industry leading surety provider specializing in both domestic and international surety needs - from the largest multinational companies to “Main Street” businesses. Travelers Bond & Specialty Insurance has surety underwriting and claim professionals located in more than 70 offices nationwide. We offer our agents and brokers Travelers Click℠, our online surety bond processing platform along with many value added services. Visit www.travelers.com/click or our NASBP booth for more information!
U.S. Small Business Administration - Booth #102
409 Third Street, SW, Suite 7000
Washington, DC 20416 US
Contact: Tamara Murray, Underwriting Marketing Specialist
Web Site: www.sba.gov/partners/surety-bond-partners-agents/operate-surety-bond-partner-agent
Surety Bond Guarantees
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Surety Bond Guarantee Program helps small and emerging businesses obtain bid, performance, and payment bonds when they lack the experience or financial resources to qualify through regular channels. SBA's bond guarantee on projects up to $10 million in size provides small and underserved businesses with increased contracting opportunities and helps maximize their bonding capacity. The program provided more than $6.5 billion in contracting opportunities to over 1,800 small businesses last year and has reduced the costs to small businesses and sureties for fiscal year 2019. Find out how to become an SBA authorized agent or partner surety at www.sba.gov/partners.
Xenex Enterprises - Booth #118
155 Rexdale Blvd., Suite 707
Toronto, ON M9W 5Z8 Canada
Contact: Mary-Jane Jarvis, Vice President
Web Site: www.xenex.ca
SuretyMasterBonds™ and SignatureMaster™
Game changer for Surety Bonds with an innovative market place model.
- SuretyMasterBonds™ together with SignatureMaster™ enables an open surety bond marketplace accessible to Carrier and Agency alliances to grow their respective surety business.
- Manage POA at the individual level within an agency, increase bond volumes, expedite bond request and issuance, customize to individual organization rules.
- Zero footprint, absolute bond authenticity verification and guaranteed fraud detection.
- Proven Canadian leader in e-bonds.
- 36+ years of business solution building, 18 of which focused on Surety Bonds.
Come and visit us at Booth #118 and share the challenges you see facing the Surety Industry today and in the future.