Date

March 19-21, 2018

Location

Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX

Speakers, Trainings, Events

And, More!

ABOUT INSIGHTS / Conference & Trade Show

Insights is the property damage restoration industry’s most exclusive conference and exposition, bringing together the industry’s elite with education and training opportunities to meet their business needs. It features some of the most beneficial training courses, world-class speakers, incredible networking opportunities, and the most extensive trade show and exhibition floor in the property restoration industry.

Insights is now a Vericlaim company – a subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.

Vericlaim Repair Solutions – combining the power of First Choice Repair and DIAMOND Property Loss Solutions, a one-stop solution for securing high-quality repairs for property damage and restoration work. Our managed repair network covers 80% of the U.S. population and offers a suite of specialized services. For more information, please visit www.vericlaimrepair.com.

2017 Highlights: coming soon
Dress Code: Business Casual
Transportation Options (DFW Airport is 7.5 miles from Gaylord): $25-35 Estimated Taxi Ride from DFW Airport to Gaylord, $15-25 Estimated UBER or Lyft Ride from DFW Airport to Gaylord. $15 Shared Airport Shuttle Service from Gaylord to DFW Airport Only Booked in Advance. You may also utilize Super Shuttle – www.supershuttle.com to book transportation from DFW Airport to the Gaylord Texan. Parking Rates at the Gaylord Texan are: $17 0-2 hours, $19 2-4 hours, $22 4+ hours & overnight.

Attendee Full Conference Price: $990 (after 1/31/18 price will increase to $1150)
Attendee Guest Prices:

  • Trade show pass + Welcome Reception (Monday) + Dinner (Tuesday): $225
  • Trade show pass + Dinner ONLY (Tuesday): $150
  • Trade show pass + Welcome Reception ONLY (Monday): $125

Insights / Building the Business of Restoration

Where the property damage industry’s elite connect for networking, education and training opportunities to grow their business.

Conference Schedule / for 2018

Sunday – 3/18/18
04:00pm - 09:00pm Registration Open (Texas Hall)
04:30pm - 09:30pm Exhibitor Setup (Longhorn E-F)
   
Monday – 3/19/18
06:30am - 08:00pm Registration Open (Texas Hall)
06:00am - 11:00am Exhibitor Setup (Longhorn E-F)
12:00pm - 01:30pm Lunch (Exhibit Hall) - (Longhorn E-F)
12:00pm - 03:00pm Trade Show Hall Open (Longhorn E-F)
03:15pm - 04:30pm Training/Education
05:00pm - 06:00pm General Session (Texas Ballroom)
06:00pm - 08:00pm Welcome Reception in Exhibitor Hall (Longhorn E-F)
   
Tuesday – 3/20/18
06:30am - 08:00pm Registration Open (Texas Hall)
07:00am - 08:00am Breakfast (Texas Hall)
08:00am - 09:00am Welcome (Texas Ballroom)
   
09:15am - 10:30am Track Sessions & Workshops (including coffee break):
Track A: Finances and bottom line (Texas 1-2)
Track B: The Disciplined restorer – Top 10 attributes of superior contractors (Texas 5-6)
Track C: Automation in restoration through technology (San Antonio 4-6)
Track D: TPA 101 (Texas 3-4)
10:45am-12:00pm General Session (Texas Ballroom)
12:00pm-01:30pm Lunch (Exhibit Hall) - (Longhorn E-F)
12:00pm-03:00pm Trade Show Hall Open (Longhorn E-F)
   
03:15pm-04:30pm Track Sessions & Workshops (including coffee break):
Track A: Finances and bottom line (Texas 1-2)
Track B: The Disciplined restorer – Top 10 attributes of superior contractors (Texas 5-6)
Track C: Automation in restoration through technology (San Antonio 4-6)
Track D: TPA 101 (Texas 3-4)
   
05:00pm-08:00pm Dinner Reception – Paradise Springs
   
Wednesday – 3/21/18
06:30am-10:30am Registration Open (Texas Hall)
07:00am-08:00am Breakfast (Texas C-D)
   
8:15am-09:30am Track Sessions & Workshops (including coffee break):
Track A: Finances and bottom line (Texas 1-2)
Track B: The Disciplined restorer – Top 10 attributes of superior contractors (Texas 5-6)
Track C: Automation in restoration through technology (San Antonio 4-6)
Track D: TPA 101 (Texas 3-4)
   
09:45am-11:00am Closing Ceremony (Texas Ballroom)

Call for Presentations / Insights 2018

Our Sponsors / for the year 2018

Insights selects partnerships with only the highest quality vendors and sponsors in the property restoration industry. Our conference sponsors make up the industry elite.

Insights 2018 is proudly sponsored by:

DIAMOND SPONSORS


Sunbelt
Aramsco

PLATINUM SPONSORS


Benefict

GOLD SPONSORS

Benchmarkinc
Violand

SILVER SPONSORS

  • HOME CARPET INDUSTRIES
  • LOWE’S COMPANIES
  • MFS Supply
  • ODOROX HYDROXYL GROUP
  • PROKURE1
  • THE HOME DEPOT
  • WEB FOR BRANDS NETWORK
  • LEGEND BRANDS
  • TRIMACO
  • ELECTROSTAR
  • PODS ENTERPRISES, INC.

BRONZE SPONSORS

  • ABATIX CORPORATION
  • DRISCOLL AND DRISCOLL
  • INJECTIDRY SYSTEMS INC.
  • JON-DON, INC
  • LUMBER LIQUIDATORS, INC.
  • SHERWIN WILLIAMS
  • SUTTON LEASING
  • PEOPLE READY
  • XACTWARE
  • PHOENIX EQUIPMENT
  • HYDRA MASTER
  • 1-800-PACK-RAT
  • HERC RENTALS

COPPER SPONSORS

  • AZTEC FINANCIAL & FLEET SALES
  • CABINETONDEMAND.COM
  • CANAM SYSTEMS
  • KLEENRITE EQUIPMENT
  • PROTEAM, INC.
  • QUICK SEARCH
  • SENTINEL PRODUCTS
  • THE NEW HAVEN COMPANIES, INC.
  • TIMBERLAKE CABINETRY
  • TIME COMMUNICATIONS
  • TSHEETS.COM
  • QUICK BOOKS
  • INTERMIXIT
  • INTERNATIONAL OZONE
  • FOAM-IT
  • CARDCONNECT
  • RADONAWAY
  • J. SMITH LANIER
  • DPR ART RESCUE
  • TIMBER WARRIORS
  • MOLD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES
  • WYLANDER RECRUITING

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS

  • 1-800-BOARDUP
  • ARTILLERY TOOLS
  • BUSINESS MENTORS
  • BUSINESS NETWORKS
  • DISASTER EQUIPMENT
  • DRI EXPRESS
  • ENCIRCLE
  • EQUIPTER
  • ERS
  • FRSTEAM
  • GEORGIA CARPET INDUSTRIES
  • LOCAL BOARD UP
  • MORE FLOODS INC.
  • PENSKE USED TRUCKS
  • PUROCLEAN
  • T&M
  • THE TOMI SERVICE NETWORK
  • UNITED RENTALS
  • VERICLAIM REPAIR SOLUTIONS
  • ZIP-UP PRODUCTS

Exhibitor Opportunities / for the year 2018

The exhibitor opportunity encompasses open floor time, plus additional networking time throughout the event! Take advantage of this opportunity to be face-to-face with key industry decision-makers from the nation’s most prominent firms who are in need of your equipment, supplies, and services!

Exhibitor badges include access to all conference meals, general sessions & keynotes (that don’t have restricted access to a specific group) and both the conference welcome reception in the exhibitor hall & dinner reception at Paradise Springs. Please note that exhibitors are not allowed to attend track sessions. Be sure to secure all staff badges included with your booth asap to avoid paying on-site fees. Log into your booth record to add staff.

Event Speakers / for 2018

Stan Hays

Stan Hays
(KEYNOTE SPEAKER)

CEO of Operation BBQ Relief

Download / MOBILE APPLICATION

Coming Soon

Hotel Reservations / Gaylord Texan

Insights Overflow Hotel Accommodations

In the event that the Insights Conference Block sells out at the Gaylord Texan on certain nights, please try booking directly with the Gaylord Texan.

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 778-1000
Click here to Book using Insights Conference Rate with Gaylord
Click here to Book Directly with Gaylord
Distance: 7.5 miles from DFW Airport, 20 miles from Dallas Love Field Airport
Transportation:
$15 Shared Airport Shuttle Service to DFW Airport Only Booked in Advance, $25-35 Estimated Taxi Ride from DFW Airport to Gaylord, $15-25 Estimated UBER or Lyft Ride from DFW Airport to Gaylord. You may also utilize Super Shuttle – www.supershuttle.com to book transportation from DFW Airport to the Gaylord Texan. Parking Rates at the Gaylord Texan are: $17 0-2 hours, $19 2-4 hours, $22 4+ hours & overnight.

Great Wolf Lodge

100 Great Wolf Dr Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 430-5000
Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 1 mile from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: $5 Local Shuttle Service Booked in Advance, $10 (one way) DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Residence Inn DFW Airport North/Grapevine

2020 State Highway 26 Grapevine, TX 70651

(972) 539-8989
Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 2 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary Local Shuttle Service Booked in Advance, Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Courtyard Dallas DFW Airport North/Grapevine

2200 Bass Pro Court Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 251-9095

Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance : 2 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

TownePlace Suites DFW Airport North/Grapevine

2200 Bass Pro Court

Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 421-6121

Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 2 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Embassy Suites Outdoor World

2401 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051
(972) 724-2600
Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 2 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Hilton DFW Lakes Executive

1800 Highway 26 East
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 251-9095

Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 2.4 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Hyatt Place Grapevine
2220 Grapevine Mills Circle West
Grapevine, TX 76051
(972) 691-1199
Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 2.5 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

SpringHill Suites DFW Airport North/Grapevine
2240 Grapevine Mills Circle West
Grapevine, TX 76051
(972) 724-5500
Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 2.6 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Hampton Inn & Suites – Grapevine
1750 State Highway 121 North
Grapevine, TX 76051
(972) 471-5000
Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 2.8 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott

8440 Freeport Pkwy

Irving, TX 75063

(972) 929-8800
Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 3.2 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Hilton Garden Inn DFW North Grapevine

205 W State Hwy 114, Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 421-1172
Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 4 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary Local Shuttle Service Booked in Advance, Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: Complimentary

Hyatt Regency DFW

International Parkway Post Office Box 619014
DFW Airport, TX 75261
(972) 453-1234
Click here for Hotel Reservations

Distance: 7 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary DFW Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking: $18 overnight

Super 8 Hotel – Grapevine/DFW Airport
250 E. Hwy 114
Grapevine, TX 76051
(817) 329-7222
Click here for Hotel Reservations
Distance: 3.5 miles from Gaylord Texan
Transportation: Complimentary Local and Airport Shuttle Service Booked in Advance
Parking, Breakfast, Internet: Complimentary

The Gaylord Palms Resort is currently sold out on the nights of the 16th, 17th & 18th with very limited availability on the 19th & 22nd of February. Please note that you must make hotel reservations by the cut-off date of January 25, 2016. With rooms selling out quickly, we encourage you to make your reservations ASAP. We recommend full-conference registrants check in on 2/20 (Saturday) and out on 2/23 (Final Day of Conference) or 2/24 (Wednesday).

If you are unable to book accommodations at the Gaylord, we recommend that you try calling the Gaylord Palms directly at (817) 778-1000 or Marriott Reservations at (407) 586-2000 and ask if there are any rooms available outside of the Insights block. You may also want to try third party sites such as Expedia, Priceline, Booking.com & Hotels.com.

Here are some additional hotels in the area that we recommend:
Marriott World Center – 407-239-4200
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mcowc-orlando-world-center-marriott/
Marriott Villages – 877-682-8552
http://www.marriott.com/hotel-promotions/marriott-village-orlando-lake-buena-vista.mi
Hilton Bonnet Creek – 407-597-3600
http://www.hiltonbonnetcreek.com/
Melia Orlando Hotel – 407-964-7000
http://www.melia.com/en/hotels/united-states/florida/melia-orlando-suite-hotel-at-celebration/index.html
Bohemian Hotel Celebration – 888-249-4007
http://www.celebrationhotel.com/

Contact Us / If you are interested in finding out more about Insights, please fill out the form below.