WIND Donates to Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida. We’ve all seen the unprecedented damage, death, and despair, and our hearts broke and continue to do so for the thousands and thousands forever impacted by this monster storm. Nearly two months post-storm, WND presented the Northwest Florida Chapter of the American Red…

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WIND Has Carried Me: Meet Gerald Albrecht

As part of our upcoming kickoff in 2019 of our 20th anniversary, we’re profiling our members and attendees on “Where WIND Has Carried Me.” When WIND was formed in 1999, the goal then (and now) is to offer education and industry insight to representatives from all facets of the property/windstorm insurance claims industry. We’re dedicated…

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9 Reasons to Attend the Annual Windstorm Insurance Conference

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Learn how to Increase Your Knowledge, Grow Your Network, Enhance Your Visibility in the Property Insurance Claims Industry Connect. Learn. Engage. This has long been the tagline for the annual Windstorm Insurance Conference. But it’s more than a slogan, it’s an actual experience at the 20th Annual Windstorm Insurance Conference (#WIND 2019) set for Jan.…

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Just like that, (almost) 20 years have flown by with WIND

The year that started it all Remember 1999? It was the year the world was scared of Y2K, Apple and Amazon were just million-dollar corporations, and the best ways to communicate were by an office phone line, fax, or email. We barely texted one another, and most of us still heard, “you’ve got mail” as…

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WIND Funds Legacy Endowment Scholarship at FSU

The Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND), a professional education association for property insurance claims professionals, recently funded an endowment scholarship at Florida State University’s College of Business/Department of Risk Management/Insurance (“RMI”). The fund will award $5K annually to FSU students pursuing a career in the risk management/insurance field. The Windstorm Insurance Network Legacy Endowment Fund ensures…

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WIND 2019 is going to Disney World!

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When you’ve reached a milestone or need a reason to celebrate, Walt Disney World is the destination for choice to make magic and memories. For WIND’s 20th anniversary in 2019, we wanted to mark the moment in a special place for our members and attendees. That’s why we’re going to the Walt Disney World Dolphin…

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Celebrity Animal Ambassador Jack Hanna to Kick off WIND 2019

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To help kick off WIND’s 20th-anniversary conference, we are excited to announce celebrity animal conservationist and TV host Jack Hanna will be the keynote speaker at WIND 2019, scheduled for Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2019, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Jack took his infectious energy to the airwaves by creating…

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Congrats to our 2018 WIND Certified Appraisers and Umpires

Congrats to our newly credentialed WIND Certified Professionals! Each year, hundreds of qualified insurance professionals complete a four-hour certification class to obtain the status of WIND Certified Appraiser and WIND Certified Umpire. Congrats to our newly credentialed 2018 professionals. WIND Certified Appraisers The WIND Certified Appraiser Program® was introduced in 2012 to enhance the professionalism and…

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