2024 Annual Conference Special Events




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Join us at these special events!

Monday August 10th | #VCIA2024 Opening Reception & ICCIE 20th Anniversary Celebration, 4:30-6:30pm at the DoubleTree Atrium Restaurant

Kick off the #VCIA2024 Conference by paying tribute to ICCIE’s 20th Anniversary and help us celebrate this pivotal captive educational organization in style. ICCIE’s Executive Director Mitch Cantor, along with most of the industry’s brightest captive stars, will be on hand to toast to ICCIE’s successful history and look forward to the many fruitful years ahead providing excellent captive curriculum to both new entries into the space and accomplished veterans.

Must have a conference pass or an admission from ICCIE to attend.

Tuesday August 13th 3:30-4:30pm|  Situation Room with Vermont's Department of Financial Regulation's Sandy Bigglestone 

Join Sandy Bigglestone, Vermont’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner, and Captive Review's 2024 #1 selection of their power Power 50, as well as other highly experienced panelists, for an engaging and interactive discussion on current hot topics impacting the captive insurance industry. Sandy and panelists will examine current developments in captive regulation and key issues facing the industry as well as highlighting future initiatives, new opportunities for growth, and using captives to address a hardening market.  Following this session, attendees will be informed on current events and future initiatives impacting the captive insurance industry and its members. 

Tuesday August 11th 4:30-6:30pm |  #VCIA2024 Reception with Exhibitors 

Want to make new - or bolster exisiting - connections in the captive industry? Don’t miss VCIA’s Exhibitor Reception! Filled with captive industry peers from every level of expertise and virtually every industry, this reception is a great way to surround yourself with those you’d like to meet. Join us for one of the most popular conference experiences, replete with Vermont adult beverages and tasty hors d'oeuvres.  

Wednesday August 14th 2:45-4:00pm |  #VCIA2024 Keynote Address: Groundbreaking futurist Jim Carroll

Mr. Carroll is to present “The Future of Insurance” as it specifically relates to the captive insurance sector. He comes with an acclaimed reputation, having given remarks at The World Bank, NASA, and The World Street Journal, among other prestigious organizations.  
Jim Carroll is well known for his highly customized, heavily researched, industry specific keynote presentations and he will provide the same approach to captive insurance at #VCIA2024. Said Mr. Carroll, “There is no doubt that in the world of insurance we are seeing relentless fast change, and I will offer a theme of ‘think big, act small, and scale fast’ as it relates to the captive insurance community at the VCIA Conference.” 

Wednesday August 14th 4:30-6:00pm |  Hotel Vermont Networking Reception

***Transportation from the Doubletree conference center lobby begins loading at 4 p.m.***

VCIA is delighted to have Hotel Vermont once again host our "off campus" networking reception. Join industry  colleagues for a great time in Burlington’s beautiful boutique hotel near the waterfront – Hotel Vermont. Excellent food and Vermont craft beeres on hand. Mingle with friends and take in the view. This is another very popular event at the conference and we hope to see you there!


External Events of Note Outside of Official #VCIA2024 Schedule 

Captive Review United States Awards 2024 - Monday Night, August 12th, Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain

Submit your nominations here! Entries close June 7th