Leading Florida restoration company showcases industry advancements
ORLANDO, Fla. — Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) sponsors the 19th Annual Windstorm Insurance (WIND) Conference held Jan. 15-19 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla. VCGFL is the VIP Conference and Keynote Sponsor, Casino Night Platinum Sponsor, Golf Tournament Sponsor, Mobile Charging Station Sponsor and Photo Booth Sponsor. VCGFL is an exhibitor at the conference to share best practices and connect with industry leaders to share tips and insights on current trends. VCGFL held a daily contest and gave away eight drones including the DJI Mavic Pro and DJI Mavic Spark.
The 19th annual WIND Conference provides property and insurance claims professionals an opportunity to engage, learn and discuss the latest developments in property and windstorm insurance claim issues. The conference includes numerous workshops, classes, breakout sessions, networking reception, keynote presentation, and the opportunity for members to earn Continuing Education (CE) credits.
The 2018 WIND Conference Keynote features Frank Abagnale, Jr., the man behind the movie Catch Me If You Can. Abagnale discussed his transformation as one of the world’s most notorious con artists to an acclaimed international cybersecurity expert. Robbie Berg, Hurricane Specialist at the National Hurricane Center, presented on successes and challenges of the 2017 hurricane season and discussed Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate and forecasts for 2018. Daily breakout sessions throughout the conference featured a variety of educational sessions on appraisals, Florida building code updates, the latest drone technology, commercial claims, mediation, legal updates, property case law updates, and more.
“We’re committed to maintaining the leading education in the field. The annual WindStorm Insurance Conference is one of our favorite events of the year. It’s a fantastic place to share best practices and learn the latest industry news to provide the best level of service to our customers,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president of Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Shanton has over 25 years of experience in the construction and restoration industry and carries WindStorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Fellow certifications.
The annual WIND Conference is the only conference of its kind solely focusing on property and windstorm insurance claim issues and is geared to the many different levels and professions in the industry. Attendees include restoration professionals, contractors, claims adjusters, staff and company adjusters, engineers, underwriters, attorneys, forensic accountants, policyholder representatives that deal directly with windstorm and property insurance issues.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels and business complexes with general contractor services, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. VCGFL won the prestigious Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, and is the proud recipient of the FRSA S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL carries the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Windstorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council. VCGFL is a proud member of Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA), Restoration Industry Association (RIA), Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB), Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA), Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
About Windstorm Insurance Network
The Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing education and training, and to promoting a cooperative dialogue among professionals concerned with property and windstorm insurance claims issues. The Windstorm Insurance Network is dedicated to promoting awareness of property and windstorm insurance claims issues through the application of educational initiatives, shared member resources, and technology designed to support and improve the professional delivery of property and windstorm-related insurance claims services. To learn more visit www.WindNetwork.com.
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