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Learn, share, and connect with agencies in your region.
Be a part of pushing the Independent Agent mission forward.

Date Event Location Info
September 21, 2016 HUG of the Northeast Rochester, NY Click here
May 10 - 11, 2017 HUG Annual Conference Kalahari Resort (Sandusky, OH) Details coming soon

Agencies say our meetings are among the most effective educational opportunities of the year. The insurance industry continues to march towards modern tools and methods. The biggest risk your agency may face is not staying current with these changes.

HawkSoft User Groups (HUGs) are regional meetings focused on the business climate in your area. They provide unique opportunities to network, learn best practices, share knowledge, and leverage the power of a group of like-minded agencies.

  • Tips & tricks
  • Hands-on labs
  • Panel discussions
  • Share your expertise
  • Ask product questions
  • Discuss regional trends
  • Guest speakers and thought-leaders
  • Connect with HawkSoft stakeholders
  • Shape the HawkSoft product roadmap
  • Learn what’s new and coming in HawkSoft
  • Discover how other agencies use HawkSoft

HawkSoft maintains an active presence in the insurance industry. We participate in industry think-tanks, conventions, and trade shows. We lobby for positive change on behalf of Independent Agents. We represent our agency clients and their views that these conferences. Then, we report back to you.

Common Questions

What is a HUG?

(H)awkSoft (U)ser (G)roup meetings are often referred to as HUGs. Come join in!

When and where are HUGs?

We hold regional HUGs so attending a meeting is convenient for agencies and their staff. Locations and timings are determined by suggestions from agencies that use HawkSoft. Check our schedule for upcoming HUGs. Or, click here to suggest a location.

How much does it cost?

There is usually a nominal registration fee to cover some of the expenses. We try to keep costs low to promote participation by all agencies.

If you bring a representative from an agency that does not currently use HawkSoft, we will waive registration fees for both of you.

Can agencies that do not currently use HawkSoft attend HUGs?

Yes, absolutely! There is no better and unfiltered way to learn about HawkSoft than to talk with agencies that use it. Registration fees are waived for prospective clients and their host agency.

Are there group rates for lodging if I choose to spend the night?

Contact HawkSoft to see if group rates have been secured.

We work hard to bring HUGs as close as possible to every agency. However, staying one night before or after a HUG may be convenient for some people.

What if I register for a HUG but can’t attend at the last minute?

No problem! Life happens. Contact us for a refund on any registration fees.