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EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Jim Watt, Jeff McCart, CPCU, ARM, Christophe Van Gool, Javier Yturralde, Laura Tesoriero, and Lauren Golden will each join their colleagues and member partners in Madrid to represent EPIC.

WBN members, clients, prospects and insurer partners meet at Global Conferences twice a year to collaborate, learn, and maintain professional and personal relationships. This WBN Conference will host over 300 brokers from around the globe for discussions on international insurance programs, plenary sessions, technical workshops, business appointments, and cross-border collaboration.

Through EPIC's partnership with WBN - the largest fully integrated network of independent Property and Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers in the world - it is positioned to conduct business internationally with maximum flexibility, innovation and success. WBN brokers are located in over 100 countries and have offices in more than 500 cities around the world. This partnership gives EPIC instant access to insurance experts from nearly every conceivable insurance specialty and current, reliable information on changes in their markets.

EPIC's Southwest Region President Jim Watt is the sitting chairman of WBN, a leadership role EPIC is proud to hold. In addition to its close ties with member firms across the globe, EPIC's International Team, led by Southeast Region President Jeff McCart, CPCU, ARM, has dedicated Global Risk Management and Global Employee Benefits resources in Atlanta, New York, Houston, and San Francisco.

About Worldwide Broker Network

Founded in 1989, WBN has grown from nine member firms in Western Europe to more than 100 firms spanning the globe and serving clients through 500+ offices in six continents. Today, as an important part of the insurance industry's distribution network, WBN generates over $5 billion in P&C and Employee Benefits revenue annually.

About EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence.

EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC now has more than 2,000 team members operating from more than 70 offices across the U.S., providing Property and Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to EPIC clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $600 million, EPIC ranks among the top 15 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed and sponsored by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. Learn more: https://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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Worldwide Broker Network, Member Host EPIC Announce 58th Global Conference in San Antonio Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The Worldwide Broker Network(TM) (WBN), the world's largest fully integrated international network of independent Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers, has announced its 58th Global Conference on April 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Partnering with Member Host EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, the 2018 Global Conference will include more than 300 brokers, carrier sponsors, and speakers from more than 100 countries for discussions on compliance, client engagement, specialty industry coverage, and disruptive business.

This year's program will focus on key global trends and how WBN members can comply with the European Union's imminent GDPR rules on data privacy while understanding the effects of the continuing threat of cyber and related risks across economic sectors and innovative new programs in the employee benefits arena.

The Conference and hosting partnership coincide with the appointment of EPIC Southwest Region President Jim Watt as Chairman of the Board of WBN, effective April 12, 2018. Mr. Watt, who currently serves as WBN's Treasurer, will be the first board chair of WBN from an employee-benefits background.

"I'm happy to welcome colleagues from around the globe to my home state of Texas," said Watt. "WBN's 58th Annual Conference will be its best ever, with more attendees, workshops, and opportunities to collaborate on global business partnerships than ever before. I'm particularly pleased to see so much participation by WBN clients, companies whose experience working with us to solve their most challenging cross-border needs proves WBN's value proposition year in and year out."

The thriving independent global network generates more than $5.25 billion in annual revenue - making it the fourth-largest broker network in the world. Since its founding in 1989, WBN has empowered brokers across six continents, in more than 500 cities around the globe, to conduct business internationally with maximum flexibility, innovation and success. WBN Members, clients, prospects and insurer partners meet in Global Conferences twice a year to collaborate, learn and maintain professional relationships and personal friendships.

About The Worldwide Broker Network(TM):

Founded in 1989, WBN has grown from nine firms in Western Europe to more than 100 firms spanning the globe and serving clients through 500+ offices in six continents. Today, as an important part of the insurance industry's distribution network, WBN generates over $5.25 billion in P&C and employee benefits revenue annually. For more information please visit https://wbnglobal.com/.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC now has more than 1,400 team members operating from 50 offices across the U.S., providing Property & Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues greater than $400 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the U.S. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit https://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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EPIC Attends Worldwide Broker Network Global Conference in Paris and Hosts WBN 2018 Spring Conference

HOUSTON, Texas -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 57th Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Global Conference on Oct. 25-28, 2017 in Paris, France.

WBN members, clients, prospects and insurer partners meet in Global Conferences twice a year to collaborate, learn and maintain professional and personal relationships. The 57th WBN Global Conference will host 250 brokers from more than 100 countries for discussions on international insurance programs, plenary sessions, technical workshops, the sharing of experiences and business appointments.

Ascende - a division of EPIC is hosting the Spring conference on April 11-14, 2018. This comes from EPIC Southwest Region President Jim Watt's close ties to WBN. Formerly the WBN treasurer, WBN is announcing Jim's 2018 chairman of the board appointment at the conference in Paris this week.

As is customary at the Fall and Spring WBN conferences, the host city of the upcoming conference reveals the next conference location by presenting a video to promote the upcoming venue.

Here's a link to the video promoting the 58th annual WBN Global Conference in Texas: https://vimeo.com/238336204/7cf7a06134

Through EPIC's partnership with WBN - the largest fully integrated network of independent Property and Casualty and Employee Benefits brokers in the world - it is positioned to conduct business internationally with maximum flexibility, innovation and success. WBN brokers are located in over 100 countries and have offices in more than 500 cities around the globe. This partnership gives EPIC instant access to insurance experts from nearly every conceivable insurance specialty and current, reliable information on changes in their markets.

Click here for more information: https://wbnglobal.com/conferences/2017-october-paris.html

About Worldwide Broker Network:

Founded in 1989, WBN has grown from nine member firms in Western Europe to more than 100 firms spanning the globe and serving clients through 500+ offices in six continents. Today, as an important part of the insurance industry's distribution network, WBN generates over $5 billion in P&C and Employee Benefits revenue annually.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a "Best Place to Work" in multiple regions and as a "Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry" nationally.

EPIC now has more than 1,300 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property & Casualty insurance, Employee Benefits Consulting, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 30,000 clients.

With run rate revenues of roughly $400 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country.

For additional information, please visit http://www.epicbrokers.com/.

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