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If you sponsored, exhibited or attended our event and would like an attendee list, request it from Alexa Stillwell or Megan Huebner (your IIABSC credentials and paid registration will be verified). You can also view our staff list here.

View List of Attendees as of 10.2.2022



124TH ANNUAL CONVENTION REPORT

(view full report here)


IIABSC's 2023 Board of Directors were installed at the 124th Annual Convention held Oct. 9-11 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, SC.

Tonya S. Thomason, CIC of David A. Crotts & Associates, Inc. in Greenwood was elected Chair of the Board by the general membership during the annual meeting. Robert "Robbie" Nalley of Creech Roddey Watson Insurance in Sumter was elected Chairman-Elect and Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Both are one-year terms. Angus M. "Gus" Brabham, IV, CIC of Brabham Griffin Insurance in Columbia was elected Board Secretary, a two-year term.

James G. Taylor, Jr., CIC of Kinghorn Insurance of Beaufort moved to the position of Immediate Past Chair.

Three new directors, Shane F. Lynn, CIC, AIC, of Owens Insurance Agency Inc in Greer, SC, William M. "Matt" Hamer, AAI, of Frank L. Siau Agency Inc in Georgetown/Johnsonville and John R. Spence, CIC of Anderson Insurance Associates Inc in Charleston, SC, were elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors beginning Jan. 1, 2023.    (+ More...)


AGENT OF THE YEAR - RENADO ROBINSON OF FORT MILL, SC 

Renado Robinson of Crosswinds Insurance Agency in Fort Mill/Rock Hill, SC was named the Hayne P. Glover, Jr. Agent of the Year in recognition for outstanding community service and contributing to the betterment of the insurance industry.     (+ More...)


YOUNG AGENT OF THE YEAR - JACK GRIFFITH OF SUMMERVILLE

E. "Jack" Griffith, CBIA, of TWIA Insurance Agency in Summerville, SC has been named the IIABSC Young Agent of the Year.    (+ More...)


INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR - PAM L. SHEALY OF JENCAP

Pam L. Shealy of Jencap was named the IIABSC Industry Person of the Year. The award recognizes industry representatives other than independent insurance agents who have contributed greatly to the insurance industry in South Carolina.     (+ More...)


OUTSTANDING CSR OF THE YEAR - JEN RIDGILL OF COLUMBIA

Jen Ridgill, CISR, of McGriff Insurance Services in Columbia, SC was recognized as the SC Outstanding CSR of the Year. The award recognizes those who demonstrate exceptional customer service on a daily basis.    (+ More...)


CHAIRMAN CITATION

IIABA President & CEO Bob Rusbuldt was recognized for his more than 30 years' service to the Big I with a Citation from Board Chair Jay Taylor. 


NATIONAL CITATION

IIABSC President G. Frank Sheppard, AAI, CAE, was recognized for outstanding leadership and service to the Big I with a National Citation from IIABA President & CEO Bob Rusbuldt






 

Registration & Info

Here you will find the REGISTRATION LINK for ALL Non Exhibitor attendees.

Agenda

View details about annual convention program information, including times, rooms, speakers and CE info.

Palmetto Partner Event Info

Thank you, Palmetto Partners! View your Palmetto Partner Event Benefits, details and deadlines here.

Thank you, sponsors!

Place to list all Partner and additional sponsors of the IIABSC Annual Convention. We would not be able to have such quality events without our sponsors. Please thank them when you have the chance.

Convention awards

One highlight of the event is our awards banquet, where important contributors to the industry and our association are recognized, including the Agent of the Year, Young Agent of the Year, Industry Person of the Year and Chairperson of the Year. Find nomination form here.

COVID policies

While we are not restricting attendance or mandating social distancing, we are still taking precautions in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and have certain expectations for our attendees.