Annual ASNOA Sales Conference & Trade Show
October 4-6, 2021

The Annual ASNOA Sales Conference & Trade Show is a great way to "sharpen your ax," meet with peers, experts, and influencers face-to-face, learn new ideas, gather different tools, and make a gameplan for growing your business. That and have a little fun too!

This year will be different: 1) it will not be a parade of carriers discussing carrier products you already know about; 2) it will combine all ASNOA Affiliates from all states for maximum peer-to-peer interactions; and 3) the days will be spread out with more practical learning, networking, and celebration than ever before.

Networking with other insurance agents

Enjoy Our New Format

The new agenda will include more: peer-to-peer learning, panels, breakout workshops, round-table discussions, longer breaks, happy hours, entertainment-based receptions, and more.

Basically, we are planning for more activities and less of the humdrum you get at typical sales conferences.

Pre-Plan Your Experience

By registering early, you will be first in line to sign up for specific breakout sessions and outside activities before they fill up.

You will also be the first to receive exclusive attendee-only materials, invites, and giveaways!

We want this to be more of a workcation, so we plan on having additional activities available for non-attendees to sign up for and participate in while the conference is in session.

Keep Things Affordable

As always, our conferences are free to all ASNOA Affiliates. However, there are still those pesky travel expenses to worry about. ASNOA wants to help alleviate that stress by offering payment plans for lodging. Once you register, let us know your hotel needs and start paying off the cost in your ASNOA Monthly Statement.

The earlier you register the longer you have to pay off your hotel and the cheaper the monthly payments become!

Earn a Scholarship

We have brought back our scholarship program by popular demand and enhanced the different ways you can win big. You can earn a practically free ride to the conference and receive extra well-earned recognition along the way.

There are multiple ways to earn a scholarship that fit agencies of all ages and sizes. Each month there is a new opportunity to win, plus a few extra surprises along the way.  

Register early to qualify for the next scholarship so you don't miss out! You must be registered to win.

EXAMPLE AGENDA

Monday, Oct 4: Agency Workshop

This is no longer an Epic Class. Please visit ASNOA University to learn where the Epic in-person classes are moving.

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch & Learn

Let's get things started off right! Topic TBD based on your survey responses!!

1:00 - 2:00 PM Targeted Workshop

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

2:00 - 2:15 PM Break

Stand up, stretch, and grab of coffee!

2:15 - 3:15 PM Target Workshop

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

3:15 - 3:30 PM Break

Stand up, stretch, and grab of coffee!

3:30 - 4:30 PM Panel of Peers

Hear from and ask questions to agents who have been successful in the independent market

4:30 - 5:15 PM Closing Keynote

Let's end things with a bang!

5:30 - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception

Full bar, heavy appetizers, light entertainment and good company

Tuesday, Oct 5: Sales Conference & Trade Show

7:30 - 8:30 AM Breakfast

Fuel up for the day with a full breakfast buffet

8:30 - 8:45 AM ASNOA Opening Remarks

Start the day with purpose

8:45 - 9:30 AM Opening Keynote

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

9:30 - 9:45 AM Break

Use this time to quickly grab a coffee and navigate to your chosen breakout session room.

9:45 - 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions

There will be two different breakouts to choose from. Choose the session that is most relevant to your business needs. 

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

10:45 - 11:00 AM Break

Use this time to quickly grab a coffee and navigate to your chosen breakout session room.

11:00 - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions

There will be two different breakouts to choose from. Choose the session that is most relevant to your business needs. 

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

12:00 - 1:30 PM Trade Show & Lunch

Lunch will be served in the Trade Showroom so you can eat and network at your leisure throughout the afternoon. 

Grab a stamp from every booth and enter to win fun prizes!

1:30 - 2:30 PM Panel of Experts

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

2:30 - 2:45 PM Break

Use this time to quickly grab a coffee and navigate to your chosen breakout session room.

2:45 - 3:45 PM General Sessions

Content TBD based on your survey responses!

3:45 - 5:00 PM More Trade Show & Even Bigger Giveaways!

Enjoy a drink, a much-deserved snack and finish your networking in the trade show in a more lounge-like atmosphere.

5:30 - 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour

Enjoy drinks & appetizers while networking in style

6:30 - 8:00 PM Honorary Dinner

Have a sit-down dinner with colleagues and friends to celebrate all of your successes this year.

Wednesday, Oct 6: Networking Activities for All

Agent Collaboration Breakfast

Recharge your energy with a hot breakfast. Each table will have a different ASNOA Department Head, region, or topic for open discussion, questions, and more agent-to-agent connection.

 

Memorial Golf Tournament for Ray Petrocelli

ASNOA plans on hosting a shotgun tournament in honor of our late Co-Founder and Owner, Ray Petrocelli. We will provide more details as logistics become finalized.

Lunch

Finish off right...with more food and the celebration of tournament winners!

This agenda is still under construction and subject to change.

TRAVEL & LODGING

  • 1 Reserve & pay on your own using the Use the code ASNJ21A to access our room block!
  • 2 , meaning we reserve your room for you and you pay off the lodging amount on your ASNOA monthly statements leading up to the event. The sooner you register, the more spread out your payments become.
ASNOA Conference Ameristar Casino MO

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa
St. Charles

1 Ameristar Blvd, St Charles, MO 63301

SCHOLARSHIPS & CONTESTS

2021 Event Scholarships

Scholarships include round trip airfare (up to $500) and two nights stay at the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa for the 2021 Annual ASNOA Sales Conference & Trade Show. Scholarship winners will be celebrated in our ASNOA Advantage e-newsletter, asnoa.com, across ASNOA social media, as well as recognized with high honor at the event. There are multiple ways to earn a scholarship and each month is a new opportunity to win. That way, everyone has a chance to qualify!

ASNOA Scholarships
  • FEBRUARY KICK OFF: February marks the start of our two most popular scholarships: the ASNOA Champion and ASNOA University Advocate. (See details below)
  • MARCH SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Most New CL WP Issued March 1 through March 31, 2021. (We will validate against carrier information.)
  • APRIL SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Social Savant - Who is our biggest social influencer between April 1 through April 30, 2021? (See details below)
  • MAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Most True New Personal Lines Policies Issued May 1 through May 31, 2021. (PIF Count will be validated against carrier information.) Rewrites do not count.
  • JUNE SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Most Cross-Sold Accounts (adding a line of business to an existing account) June 1 through June 30, 2021.
  • JULY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Most New Life WP Issued between July 1 through July 31, 2021.
  • AUGUST FINAL LAP: End the scholarship season strong with the close of the ASNOA Champion and ASNOA University Advocate scholarship contests (see details below)
ASNOA Champion

ASNOA Champion

ASNOA wanted to add a little extra to the existing referral benefits you received. Now, in addition to receiving 10% of ASNOA's override for that agent every month, you can also qualify to win a scholarship based on the total number of agents you refer to ASNOA! Between February 1 and August 31, 2021, the person with the highest number of referrals who completed the ASNOA application wins a full scholarship to the October sales conference. That's a free trip just for referring people!! Click here to start submitting your referrals today!

Start Date: February 1, 2021
Close Date: August 31, 2021
How to Get Started:
Submit your referrals by clicking here.

ASNOA University Advocate

ASNOA University Advocate

Your participation is vital to our success. So, we wanted to provide an extra thank you to everyone who utilizes our ASNOA University programs. As a result, every ASNOA University training, webinar, workshop, and course comes with a point system. The more points you gather, the bigger the reward you can earn!

Prizes:

  • (Diamond) First place – Scholarship, ASNOA Advocate shirt, Certificate, Badge
  • (Gold) Second place - $500 visa gift card, ASNOA Advocate shirt, Certificate, Badge
  • (Silver) Third place - $250 visa gift card, ASNOA Advocate shirt, Certificate, Badge
  • (Bronze) Fourth place - $100 visa gift card, ASNOA Advocate shirt, Certificate, Badge

Point System

The winners are chosen based on the total number of points gathered through the close of business (CST) on August 31, 2021. Points are allotted by the following:

  • Attend an ASNOA Hosted Spotlight 10 points
  • Attend an upcoming Live with Laura 15 points
  • Subscribe to ASNOA Training YouTube 20 points
  • Post answer on ASNOA Private Facebook Group 30 points
  • Attend AU Workshops (each) 40 points
  • Attend Road Trip virtual class (each day 10 pts. Or attend all 4 for 50 points)
  • Attend SBCL PLCC or Previously attended 60 points
  • Graduated from SBCL & PLCC 70 points
  • Refer a new student that registers for SBCL or PLCC 80 points (extra 20 points if graduates)

Start Date: February 1, 2021
Close Date: August 31, 2021
How to Get Started: Start registering for ASNOA University classes and earn those points! See upcoming events by clicking here.

ASNOA Social Savant

Social Savant
Who is our biggest social influencer?

Highest number of social media cross-posts, likes, and shares on ASNOA's Facebook page. Combined with highest number of posts and responses provided using specified hashtags on ASNOA’s Private Facebook Group.

Here are the details:

  1. Like and share ASNOA's Facebook posts!
    • Each 'Like' is worth 1pt
    • Each 'Share' is worth 2pt (Your share settings must be public so we can track who shares which post)
  2. Post in the ASNOA Private Facebook Group! Posts must meet one of these criteria to count:
    • Contains questions for other agents
    • Includes tips for other agents
    • Updates about your agency like community engagement, office activities, and virtual events
    • These posts are worth 3pts each (5pts if it's a video post)
  3. Reply! When you answer other agents' questions by replying to their post, you will receive 5pts.

You must be following ASNOA's Facebook in order to qualify for this scholarship!

The ASNOA Arizona Facebook Private Group does not count.

Rules and Regulations

To be eligible, the Affiliate must be registered for the Annual ASNOA Sales Conference & Trade Show and not have any outstanding balances owed to ASNOA. Only ASNOA Affiliates (agencies) are eligible; essentially, the Agency is awarded the scholarship and the Agency can determine the individual to utilize the scholarship. If no one from the agency can attend the event, the scholarship will be provided to the agency runner up. All Partner Agencies are excluded. Once an individual has won a scholarship, they are not eligible to win a second scholarship. 

Only information in Applied Epic will be counted, so be sure to keep all of your policies up-to-date to win! Wholesale business is not counted.

Winners will be announced in the next following ASNOA Advantage E-Newsletter after the contest closing. Scholarship recipients will be contacted directly for travel details the week following the contest closing. Lodging will be arranged and covered by ASNOA. Travel expenses are paid on a reimbursement basis. Please turn in receipts using this form. Once the form is received, the scholarship recipient will see the reimbursement amount on the agency's next ASNOA monthly statement. Please submit questions to Meghan Lang, Director of Marketing and Communications to mlang@asnoa.com

ASNOA Trade Show Game Winner

TRADE SHOW PRIZE GIVEAWAYS

ASNOA Affiliates that participate in the "ASNOA Trade Show Game" (receive a stamp from every exhibitor by visiting every booth) can enter raffles to win prizes from participatory vendors and ASNOA Grand Prizes. (Prizes to be announced shortly.) ASNOA First, Second, and Third Place Grand Prize winners will be drawn during the honorary dinner on Thursday evening. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. All Partner Agencies are excluded.

2022 Event Scholarships
Start earning even bigger scholarships now for next year's event! 

This year, more than ever, we want to take time to celebrate each other and our successes. We want to develop new ways to recognize your hard work and honor your accomplishments. One way is through larger, annual scholarships.

Annual scholarships will be awarded based on your performance for the previous year, so that means the business you write right now will count for our 2022 event. So get writing! The race has already begun!!

These scholarships will include round trip airfare (up to $500), travel to and from the hotel and airport, three (3) nights stay at the hotel (one room per winner), and cash towards food and drink at the resort. Scholarship winners will be celebrated in our ASNOA Advantage e-newsletter, asnoa.com, across ASNOA social media, as well as recognized with the highest honor at ASNOA's Honorary Dinner.

Rockstar Rookie

This Rookie of the Year Scholarship will be awarded to a new Affiliate that shows the greatest success. Our Rockstar Rookie will be the agent with the most revenue generated overall, from your first policy issuance through nine (9) months. If you joined ASNOA after March, your Rookie year will count for the following year.

Agent of the Year

This scholarship will go to the top earner (most revenue generated overall) through the calendar year, January 1 through December 31, 2021.

Growth Monster

The Growth Monster Scholarship will go to the agent with the highest overall percent increase in revenue generated year-over-year. (The previous year will need to have 12 months of production.)

Agency of the Year

ASNOA believes recognition should be more than total revenue earned or policies issued. As a result, we want to honor an agency that has done something remarkable, whether it is through impactful community outreach, a highly successful fundraiser, implementing innovative technology, or inventing new, efficient operating procedures that can be used by other agency owners to propel their businesses forward. We want to honor you. This scholarship will be based on nominations submitted by your peers. Click the button below to learn more about the nomination and selection process.