2016 IMA Convention Highlights!

2016 IMA Convention!

Sept. 30 - Oct 1
Held at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel
at Keystone Crossing

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Convention Speaker Bios

Convention Agenda

A Special Event Designed Just For You!

Share laughs and learning with old friends, make new ones and connect with industry service providers. Join us Friday evening for drinks and hors d'oeuvre at our industry reception featuring exhibit tables with moving industry service providers. The Sheraton is a 4 Star Hotel featuring luxurious amenities and great shopping right next door!

Great Educational Sessions!

This year we are featuring our keynote speaker, Katrina Blackwell, President of American Red Ball Worldwide Movers and AMSA board member to provide an insider's view on Capitol Hill and AMSA developments. We will also be featuring a regulator panel discussion with representatives from the Indiana Department of Revenue, the FMCSA, and the Indiana State Police. You don't want to miss this important session and hear directly from our regulators about their priorities for our industry. Learn the best way to protect family assets when management succession becomes inevitable for your company. Minimize taxes and maximize efficiency with tips from our legal expert. After lunch, here about New Age cyber threats and the mandates imposed on businesses across the country to comply with new credit card processing rules. Finally, close the day by attending IMA annual meeting and elections, hear an update on Association activities and learn more about our new Endorsed Intrastate Mover certification.. It will be a great day full of important educational offerings and socializing with exhibitors and sponsors.

Great Speakers Too!

Katrina Blackwell, American Red Ball Worldwide Movers - Hear the latest from our national affiliate AMSA

Sandra Bowling, IDOR - hear IDOR priorities for the moving industry as part of a regulator panel discussion

Darrel Edwards, FMCSA - Darrel participates in our regulator panel to update movers on intrastate issues

Brent Hoover, Indiana State Police - Senior Trooper Hoover discusses on road enforcement and safety issues facing movers as part of our regulator panel

Management Succession and Minimizing Tax Liability - Scopelitis, Gavin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C. - when turning over your company to family members or a partner, how do you keep tax liability at a minimum so the company remains viable? Hear an expert from the Scopelitis law firm discuss these issues and more.

Lance Marcinek, CardConnect - the laws regarding credit card processing, data security and compliance requirements have changed dramatically, creating new mandates and liability for credit card processors and movers. Hear the latest on how to protect your company from potential disasterous liability should a cyber breach occur in your company.

John Guyer, II, IMA President - close the convention by attending the IMA annual membership meeting and elections. Hear updates on the state of the Association, and the new IMA Endorsed Intrastate Mover certification program

Local Accommodations

Our host hotel is the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone Crossing. This four star luxury hotel offers countless amenities, a fitness center and fabulous shopping adjacent to the hotel. When making reservations, simply mention your with the Indiana Movers Association convention room block to receive the special $129 per night room rate. The hotel is located at 8787 Keystone Crossing in Indianapolis, IN 46240. Call 317 - 846 - 2700 to reserve your room.

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