April 4th – 5th  | COLUMBUS, OH

TARGET AUDIENCE: Agents and company reps that want to drive change and grow the IA system in Ohio.

IACON22 IS BACK! The third time is the charm, right!

IACON22 is back and we’re RISING up to the challenge of making this the BIGGEST event for 2022! IACON is the OIA’s annual conference where hundreds of insurance professionals and industry partners gather to exchange knowledge, resources, strategies, solutions, and more!

With two different tracks designed for Agency Owners and Insurance Professional Staff, IACON offers several areas of learning, growing, and finding inspiration. Attendees will be equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the insurance industry.

Tickets and Registration

Agency Staff and Agency Owners

If you are an agency owner or staff member, please click the button below to register for IACON22.


Company Partners and Sponsors

If you are an OIA partner or wish to sponsor IACON22, please click the button below to register.



Below is the agenda for IACON22. This schedule is subject to change.

Monday, April 4th


4:00 – 5:00 PM Fun Run and Walk (Scioto Mile) 

  • Voluntary donations to the Foundation 

6:00 – 10:00 PM Opening Reception and Trade Show (COSI) 

  • Insurance Has Talent – Open Mic with Insurance Professionals 

Tuesday, April 5th


7:30 – 9:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast (COSI) 

  • Food and Drink Stations will be set up throughout the atrium and hallway leading to the main meeting room 

9:00  9:50 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks, featuring OIA Board of Directors and Director, Judi French

  • State of the Insurance Industry & IA System in Ohio 

10:00 – 10:50 AM Keynote Address, Brian Ahearn 

  • Leading in the Post COVID World – Everyone’s Responsibility from CSR to Owner and every role in between 

11:00 – 11:50 AMConcurrent Sessions

12:50 – 1:00 PM Lunch and Visit Trade Show Booths 

1:00 – 1:50 PMKeynote Address 

  • Becoming a Trusted Risk Advisor – Scott Addis, TRA (Beyond Insurance) 

2:00 – 2:50 PMConcurrent Sessions

3:00 – 3:50 PM – Concurrent Sessions

4:00 – 4:50 PM – Keynote Session, featuring Justice Kennedy

  • Ohio’s Insurance Environment and Economy 

4:50 – 5:00 PM Closing Remarks/CE completion/Raffle 


Event Information

Below are details about IACON22. Please contact us with questions.

Earn CE Credits
By attending IACON22, you’ll earn up to 8 hours of continuing education credit hours towards your continuing education requirements.
IACON22 Fun Run and Walk

Kicking off this year’s event will be a 5K Run and 1-mile walk! Join the OIA team and your peers for a light competition along the gorgeous trail of the Scioto Mile. Not feeling the urge to race, no problem! Get some fresh air along the trail with the 1-mile walk!

IACON22 Evening Reception
We welcome you to kick off this year’s conference with us at COSI. You’ll have the opportunity to take a sneak peek at the conference set-up, visit our exhibitors, and enjoy cocktails and dinner under the stars on the English Plaza located on the east side of COSI.
Insurance Has Talent – Open Mic with Insurance Professionals

Do you have musical talent? Great! During our opening reception, we will be having an open mic stage set up where you can show the world how talented you are!

COVID and Safety Overview
The well-being and safety of our members are always at the forefront of all of our decisions. The OIA is preparing for the IACON22 annual conference as an in-person experience. Considering the current state of the pandemic, accompanied by the decisions and the guidelines provided to our state by our governor, we feel confident in the public safety of our venue, city, and state. Of course, we will continue to stay close to all updates and will follow all guidelines to ensure everyone has a fun and safe experience at IACON22!

Agency Owners and Staff


Choose from two different tracks: Agency Owner and Professional Staff tracks. The Agency Owner track will cover important insights and learnings to help grow your business. The Professional Staff track will cover key coverage areas and how to best meet your clients’ needs.


Company Partners and Sponsors

For a comprehensive overview of our event packages, please visit our company partner page. Many annual sponsorships include the registration to IACON.


Where the action is at

333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 228-2674

Where to stay

 Book early for the best rate.  Rooms are provided on a first come, first serve basis.    

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Columbus Downtown 

50 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43215  

Phone: (614) 228-4600  

$139 plus tax and fees.  Reservation Link

Parking:  $25  

.8 miles from COSI  

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square 

75 E State St, Columbus, OH 43215  

Phone: (614) 365-4500  

$154 plus tax and fees.  Reservation Link   

Parking:  $17  

1 mile from COSI  


Hotel Leveque Autograph Collection 

50 West Broad St. Columbus OH 43215  

Phone: (614) 224-9500  

$199 plus tax and fees.   Reservation Link

Valet parking:  $30  

0.32 miles from Center of Science and Industry (COSI)  


Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capitol Square 

175 East Town St, Columbus, Ohio 43215  

Phone:  (614) 221-3281  

Rate $99 plus tax and fees.  Reservation Link 

Parking: $12  

1 mile from COSI  


The Westin Great Southern Columbus 

310 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215  

Phone: (614) 228-3800  

Rate for Oct. 4-5: $199 plus tax and fees  

Parking:  Off-site: $12, Valet $30  

.8 miles from COSI