Award-winning construction companies sponsor Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjustors annual conference
SANIBEL, Fla. — Venture Construction Group (VCG), Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), and VCG International (VCGI) sponsor the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjustors (FAPIA) 2018 Conference at Sanibel Harbour Marriot Resort and Spa on June 4-6. Venture companies exhibited at the event and sponsored Live Music and the Fire Pit Networking Night Cap. Over 400 construction and restoration contractors, public adjusters, attorneys, insurance restoration professionals and suppliers attended.
The event included networking and an educational forum for public adjusters, attorneys, construction and restoration industry professionals to connect and learn. Breakout sessions included a public adjuster roundtable discussion, federal law and flood insurance updates, Xactimate training, case law, regulatory awareness, disciplinary and industry trends. CLE credits were offered in business litigation, civil trial, condominium and planned development law and real estate, as well as public adjuster law & ethics course training.
“Once again, we are proud to support and appreciate the ongoing efforts of FAPIA to improve the industry and provide educational opportunities. With over 20 years of experience in construction and restoration, advocacy for property owners is an inherent piece of what we do,” says Stephen Shanton, president of Venture Construction Group, Venture Construction Group of Florida, and VCG International.
Founded in 1992, FAPIA’s mission is to promote public policy by developing educational programs to make the most up to date information available to the public adjusting community in Florida.
The FAPIA association provides a code of ethics that members must abide by. FAPIA’s Ethics Committee is responsible in ensuring that all members hold the policyholders’ interests in the highest regard. FAPIA supports responsible legislation that helps improve the level of professionalism in the public adjusting industry.
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 holds leading industry awards including the Coatings Pro Contractor Award, Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40 Award, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. CEO Stephen Shanton is a proud member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” 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 Venture Construction Group
Venture Construction Group (VCG) is a leader in residential and commercial construction, roofing, renovations, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services. We are a full-service general contractor and assist property owners throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C. Founded in 1998, VCG services commercial and residential properties throughout the East Coast, Greater Mid-Atlantic Region, Gulf Coast, and Midwest. Operational excellence is our mission in every project we undertake, and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service. CEO Stephen Shanton is an esteemed member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” Venture Construction Group is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council, WindStorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, WIND Certified Fellow®, Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, Certified Member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA), National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor and Duro-Last Certified Contractor. VCG credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. With offices nationwide and a solid reputation throughout the country, we respond to your needs with quality, ease, and top-notch service. For more information call 866-459-8348 or visit us online at www.VentureConstructionGroup.com.
About VCG International (VCGI)
VCG International (VCGI) is a global leader in commercial and industrial construction, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the Bahamas and the Caribbean, Canada, Europe, and Australia. With over 30 years of experience and the world’s leading industry accreditations, VCGI leads the way in best practices throughout the globe. We utilize a comprehensive approach to resolving your project needs including expert staff and crews, advanced equipment, and industry leading accreditations. We have proudly built a reputation of excellence and quality that extends around the world. Learn more at www.VCGInternational.com.
About Florida Association of Insurance Public Adjusters
Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) was founded in 1992 to protect residential and business policyholders in the wake of devastating Hurricane Andrew in South Florida. Today, FAPIA consists of nearly 400 members who are committed to ensuring homeowners who suffer an insured loss receive full and fair compensation from their insurance carriers. FAPIA members are located throughout the state and commit to a strict code of ethics as well as continuing education requirements to ensure policyholders receive the best representation. FAPIA consists of licensed insurance professionals who use their expertise to advocate for the consumer.The association is working to grow and enhance the industry by improving laws and regulations that govern public adjusters and their services to policyholders. For more information, visit www.Fapia.net.
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