Here For You - 2024 PIA of Florida Annual Meeting & Trade Show

Join us! Here For You 2024

Designed with you in mind!

Join us in beautiful Daytona Beach for a relaxing retreat from your every day work life to learn, grow, and connect with other industry professionals. 

PIA of Florida is excited to provide both attendees and vendors alike, a unique boutique-style event at Here For You 2024 filled with connection, opportunities to expand your knowledge, and some fun, of course! 

Ways to get Involved:




We can't wait for you to join us at the beach for an exciting 2 days packed with Networking, Continuing Education, Industry Insights/Updates & Demos. Click here to Register now!


This year's Trade Show will have a total of 30 exhibitor spaces available with 10 exclusive to our NEW Carrier Row section. Join us in our Trade Show room at one of our 20 Exhibitor spaces and be seen by hundreds of attendees! Email us now for more information and to secure your spot before they are all booked!

View our Sponsorship/Exhibitor Brochure Here


Want to help PIA of Florida forge our way through the future and support Independent Insurance Agents in Florida? Sponsor a session, event or item at Here For You 2024 and get your business in front of hundreds of attendees including Agency owners, Independent agents, Industry advocates & Exhibitor companies. Email us now for more information and to secure your desired sponsorship opportunity!

View our Sponsorship/Exhibitor Brochure Here


Tuesday, October 15th:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

CPIA 1 (Position for Success); Instructor: Becky Lathrop, CIC, CPIA

7 CE

9:30 am - 12:00 pmCitizens Commercial Lines Training; Instructors: Citizens Training Team
12:00pm - 2:00 pmLunch  
2:00 pm - 4:30 pmCitizens Personal Lines Training; Instructors: Citizens Training Team
3:30 PMExhibitor Move-in
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmWelcome Reception
7:00 PMDinner on your own

Wednesday, October 16th

View Session descriptions Here For You 2024 - Session descriptions.

8:00 am - 8:50 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 10:00 am Insurance Secret Shoppers: 10 Ways We Hurt Our Sales; Kelly Donahue-Piro - Agency Performance Partners
10:00 am-11:00 amTrade Show Open
11:00 am - 12:00 pm AI Your Secret Weapon; Jason Cass - Agency Intelligence
1 CE
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLunch and Trade Show Open
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmPIA of Florida Meeting of the Members
1:30 pm - 2:15 pmAdvocacy Update - Lisa Miller - Lisa Miller & Associates
2:20 pm - 3:20 pmStaffing & Recruiting in Today's Insurance Market: Key Strategies for Success; Nolan Duda-IdealTraits
1 CE
3:25 pm - 3:35 pmBreak
3:40 pm - 4:40 pm

The Future is Now! How the Use of AI is Changing Insurance

4:45 pm - 6:00 pmTrade Show and Open Networking


Gain invaluable knowledge and discover fresh perspectives to elevate your career. 

The PIA of Florida Annual Meeting & Trade Show not only offers exceptional learning opportunities but also unparalleled networking with industry partners. Connect with like-minded professionals, share ideas, and form strategic alliances to drive your business forward. Our dedicated networking sessions provide the perfect setting to forge meaningful connections, equipping you and your agency with the skills and knowledge to tackle future challenges.

Kelly Donahue-Piro

As Founder and President of insurance consulting and training firm Agency Performance Partners, for more than a decade Kelly Donahue-Piro has been inspiring clients and conference attendees alike to be “Ridiculously Amazing.” An empathetic visionary, Kelly sees herself and her team not just as expert advisors but as a “BFF” to agency owners, coming alongside with an arm around the shoulder when times are tough and a round of high-fives when success rolls in.

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Jason Cass

Jason Cass has been in the insurance industry for 23 years. He owns The Insurance Alliance, a three-location agency that specializes in nonprofits, with a niche in workers' compensation for nonprofits. Jason created the popular podcast, NP Local, to help those in the nonprofit niche improve their practices. He also founded The Insurance Podcast Network, the largest network of insurance podcasts with over 65,000 monthly listeners, and authored the Amazon bestselling book, "Customer Service is Just Foreplay."

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Lisa Miller

As a former deputy insurance commissioner, Lisa represents and advises property insurance companies representing 25% of Florida’s six million personal and commercial residential policies.  She served as lead advisor to Florida’s Property and Casualty Insurance Fraud Task Force and serves as regulatory consultant to investors who are entering Florida’s insurance market.  Lisa served for 10 years as the exclusive insurance lobbyist and technical consultant for the Florida Realtors association with 140,000 members in all Florida counties.

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Nolan Duda
Nolan, Client Experience Manager and Partner at IdealTraits Inc., has been with the insurance-specific company now for over four years. In Nolan’s day to day he is responsible for hiring, training, inspiring, and motivating a team of industry professionals while overseeing the daily operation of the Support, Marketing, Retention, and Sales Departments at IdealTraits. Throughout his four-plus years with the company, he has spent countless hours helping thousands of insurance agents all over the country solve their biggest pain point: finding and identifying great talent for their agencies. Outside of his passion for helping insurance agents, Nolan is an avid golfer that enjoys travel and time spent with his irreplaceable support system filled with friends and family.

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Chad Guyer

Chad is responsible for new business development and account relationships for Small Business program at ABA Insurance. He has a Bachelor's in Political Science & Communications from Cleveland State University, Ohio, and earned his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

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Tickets and Pricing:

October 15, 2024 - Preconference


Member Early Bird Price (until Aug 15)

Member Price

Non-Member Early Bird Price (until Aug 15)

Non-Member Price






Citizens Personal Lines





Citizens Commercial Lines






October 16, 2024 - Conference and Trade Show


Super Early Bird Price (until July 31)

Early Bird Price (until Sept 1)

Regular Price

Onsite Price

Member Price





Additional Staff Member





Non-member Price





Additional Staff Non-member





*USE CODE FLSTAFF for $20 off additional attendee pricing during super early bird and early bird!*

Purchase Conference Ticket Here


Where to Stay:

We are excited to host this years Annual Meeting and Trade Show at the beautiful 'The Shores Resort and Spa' in Daytona Beach, FL.

2637 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

A special rate hotel room block will be available to book starting in early June and will be first come, first serve. 

Rates are as follows Monday-Wednesday

Coastal/Sunset King


Coastal/Sunset Double Queen



Book your Hotel Reservation Here.


All guest reservations must be made by September 15, 2024.


The small print: Guest room rates are subject to a daily resort fee of $15 per room per night for event only, taxable at 6.5%.

This includes enhanced amenities, two welcome Shores cocktails, water bottle, Shores S’mores kit, in-room coffee & tea, morning beach yoga classes, bike rental counts and much more. Fitness and Business Center access included, as well as Wi-Fi throughout the resort. 


Room rates quoted above are subject to tax, which is currently 12.5%.


Parking Options: 

Self-park fee of $12.50 (plus applicable taxes) per car for overnight guests for this event only.

Valet parking fee $30.00 (taxable at 6.5%), per car for overnight guests.



A Special Thank you to our sponsors for their support:

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TowerHill 300x250
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Peoples 180x150


Where is Here For You 2024 being held?

The Shores Resort & Spa - 2637 South Atlantic Avenue | Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

Is this a Members only event?

No, but Membership does have its perks. Join Us now to get exclusive discounts and coupon codes for Here For You 2024.