Who We Are
Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) is a professional member association and annual conference founded in 1999 to offer education and industry insight to representatives from all facets of the property/windstorm insurance claims industry. We are the only member association to bring together both defense and policyholder professionals to connect, learn, and engage on important topics in the property/windstorm insurance claims industry.
Why We Do It
Our mission is to help property/windstorm insurance claims professionals better connect, learn, and engage with one another. Our goal is to provide a positive environment for all property/windstorm insurance claims professionals to share knowledge, industry insight, and helpful information to further develop networking opportunities and strengthen industry relationships.
What We Do
The annual Windstorm Insurance Conference is held each January/early February. This annual event draws 1,000 windstorm/property insurance claims industry representatives for three days of professional development, continuing education, and networking opportunities.
Join hundreds of windstorm claims industry professionals to discuss current trends and recent developments in the windstorm and property insurance industry.
The annual Windstorm Insurance (WIND) Conference provides a forum for review and discussion of windstorm and related property insurance claims issues. It is the only conference of its kind solely focusing on property/windstorm insurance claim issues and is geared to the many different levels and professions in the industry.
Representatives from all segments of the windstorm insurance claims industry attend WIND to address the impact of past hurricane seasons and important property and windstorm insurance claims issues.
In addition to professional development and networking, the conference offers continuing education credits for numerous states, bar associations, and professional designations.
WIND 2019 attracted nearly 1,300 registrants for three days of professional development, networking and continuing education.
WIND Conference attendees are comprised of professionals from all facets of the windstorm claims industry, including those whose day-to-day responsibilities are directed toward windstorm and property insurance issues.
You'll meet senior to mid-level claims professionals such as independent claims adjusters, staff and company adjusters and policyholder representatives.
- Licensed insurance claims adjusters (company, independent, public adjusters)
- Claims Investigators
- Claims Supervisors
- Insurance Carrier Personnel
- Governmental Agency Employees
- Forensic Accountants and CPAs
- Attorneys (Defense and Policyholder)
- General Contractors
- Restoration and Construction Consultants
- Property Insurance Umpires
- Industry Consultants
- Industry Service Providers
"The only conference that I know of that you can actually hear both sides of the story."
John Voelpel III
"One of the things that I think is very important about the windstorm network is its appraisal program."
John Voelpel III
Licensed Independent Adjuster
"The education that our conference offers is far better than the education that you can get from a CLE online"
Attorney with the Merlin Law Group
"You're allowed to exchange ideas in a neutral setting where you don't bring the animosities or potential prejudices from one side to another and you can just speak."
Peninsula Insurance Bureau
"It's great because it's not like other industry conferences."
"It's the only organization that I'm aware of that allows everybody to come together to discuss things."
Tutwiler & Associates Public Adjusters
"I've been attending conferences for 12 or 13 years and I've always enjoyed them and I've encouraged people to attend"
Check out Past WIND Events
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