Board of Directors Meeting | March 6-8, 2024


The Annual Board of Directors meeting will take place starting on Wednesday, March 6, at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón in Naples, FL. An agenda for the meeting, as well as hotel and optional activity information can be found below. BRMA continues to encourage attendees to bring a spouse/guest to this meeting to enjoy the social aspects of the evening events and free afternoon on Thursday.

MEETING DETAILS
March 6-8, 2024
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón

2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL, 34109
Hotel: (239) 593-2000

REGISTRATION
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HOTEL RATE and CUT OFF DATE
BRMA Board Members are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. BRMA has contracted a room block for attendees at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón. A set number of rooms are available at the group rate until Friday, January 26th, 2024, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. While BRMA studies past attendance trends and the needs of our members, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available. Please plan ahead and secure your reservation as soon as possible to receive the group rate.

Rate: $479.00 plus tax per night

MAKE HOTEL RESERVATION

TRAVEL
Getting to the Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón is located in North Naples off of Airport-Pilling Rd N. For customized, door-to door driving directions, please click here or visit your preferred mapping website.

PARKING
The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón offers complimentary self-parking west of the front drive.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Southwest Florida International Airport - The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort is 23 miles from the Southwest Florida International Airport. There are a variety of ground transportation options available

AREA ATTRACTIONS
Outdoor Attractions
  • Manatee Sightseeing & Wildlife Adventures - Manatees—sometimes called sea cows for their slow, peaceful movements—are often spotted in Florida waterways. On this small-group tour, you'll get up close to manatees and other animals such as alligators, dolphins, and birds as you cruise around on a covered boat, which caters to all types of weather. Plus, exploring with a guide means your chances of spotting the creatures are dramatically increased. 
  • Guided Kayak Mangrove Ecotour in Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples - Explore Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Naples on an ecotour by kayak. Following a guide, you'll paddle across the waters of the bay, part of the Ten Thousand Islands, for an up-close look at the mangrove forest. Watch for birds and other marine life on this tour suitable for beginner and advanced kayakers.
  • Backwater Adventure’s CraigCat Tours of the 10,000 Islands - Exploring the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge on your own can be intimidating if you don’t know your way around on the water. Book this Thousand Islands Compact Power Boat Tour and travel with a guide and group who won’t let you get lost. You’ll see stunning views of the wildlife refuge, as well as many animals and marine life as you cruise.
  • Naples Botanical Garden - Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre, world-class garden paradise that features plants from around the world. They are also the youngest garden in history to receive the American Public Gardens Association’s prestigious Award for Garden Excellence.

SPEAKERS

Katty Kay
U.S. Special Correspondent for BBC Studios, Award-winning Journalist, and Bestselling Author

Stanley McChrystal

Former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, Best-Selling Author of "Risk: A User's Guide," "Team of Teams," and "My Share of the Task," and Co-Founder of the McChrystal Group

Gary Ransom
Analyst, Dowling & Partners

Neil Alldredge
President and CEO, NAMIC


AGENDA
 
 Wednesday, March 6, 2024
 2:00 – 5:00 PM Registration and Event Information Desk
 12:00 – 2:00 PM Strategic Planning Meeting
 2:00 – 3:00 PM Executive Committee Meeting
 3:30 – 4:45 PM Welcome and Opening Session - America from a Different Angle
Emerging from the pandemic, America is grappling with unprecedented social, cultural, workplace, economic, political, and technological change. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine —and its closer ties with China — further complicate the political and economic picture. Veteran journalist Katty Kay gives audiences the latest from Washington, unpacking politics and policies through a global lens. 
Katty Kay
U.S. Special Correspondent for BBC Studios, Award-Winning Journalist, and Bestselling Author
 5:30 – 6:30 PM Welcome Reception 
 6:30 – 9:00 PM Dinner
 
 Thursday, March 7, 2024
 7:30 – 11:00 AM Registration and Event Information Desk
 7:30 – 8:30 AM Attendee Breakfast
 8:30 – 8:45 AM     Welcome and Opening Session
Neil Alldredge
President and CEO, NAMIC
 8:45 – 9:30 AM  Cyclical and Secular Themes Driving The P/C Industry In 2024 and Beyond – An Analyst’s Perspective 
Attendees of this session will explore the key factors shaping the future of the property/casualty industry, focusing on both short-term cyclical trends and long-term secular shifts that will define the industry’s trajectory. This session will provide attendee’s with the essential information needed to stay ahead of the curve
Gary Ransom
Analyst, Dowling & Partners
 9:30 – 10:00 AM Networking Break
 10:00 – 11:00 AM Lessons in Leadership and Closing Comments
In dynamic presentations on leadership, Gen. Stanley McChrystal shares lessons based on leading and innovating one of the world’s largest organizations. Modern warfare and business demand the same no-nonsense leadership that drives and implements change across large organizations. Stan reveals the power of culture, communication, and relationships, sharing stories, experiences, and principles that make his points. He addresses key leadership principles such as transparency and inclusion, leveraging the power of teams through relationships, leading by influence, relentless mission focus, and sharing a clear vision with everyone who must execute against it.
Stanley McChrystal
Former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, Bestselling Author of "Risk: A User's Guide," "Team of Teams," and "My Share of the Task," and Co-Founder of the McChrystal Group
 12:00 – 5:00 PM Optional Activity: Annual Golf Outing at Tiburon Golf Club
 12:45 – 4:30 PM Optional Activity: Catamaran Tour
 6:00 – 7:00 PM Reception
 7:00 – 9:00 PM Dinner

Please direct any questions about BRMA events to info@brma.org.