BXS Insurance Annual Management & Leadership Forum - Hattiesburg, MS

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Trent Lott National Center

118 College Drive

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Join us as we present our Annual Management & Leadership Forum for professionals in the workplace. The seminar is designed to educate all levels of leadership employees (entry to executive level) by presenting a variety of topics including employment law, recruiting and retaining top talent, risk management and benefits cost savings.

Finding the Right People

9:00 am – 10:00 am How to Hire and Retain Top Sales and Service Talent

Martha Emmett, SHRM-SCP, CISR | Director, Strategic Programs | BXSI AdvantageHR™ Consultant

As the competition for talent continues to heat up, hiring and holding on to key contributors in any area of your company is a priority. The answer? Either grow your own talent or put resources toward retention strategies. This module will reveal best practices in attracting, hiring, developing and retaining top talent.

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How to stay in complaince

10:15 am – 11:15 am Compliance Kaleidoscope

Andrew Impastato, Vice President | Insurance Counsel | Director, Industry Affairs

Please join our in-house counsel, Andy Impastato, in this interactive session as he dissects interesting and complex employee-focused scenarios to reveal legal and compliance pitfalls that all employers should avoid.

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Reducing Cost and Saving Money

11:15 am – 12:15 pm Creative Strategies to Minimize Employee Benefit Costs

Natalie Vicknair, PHR, SHRM-CP | Vice President | Director, Employee Benefit Client Services

As the cost of providing employee benefits increase, it’s important to find creative ways to save dollars. In this session, Natalie will provide creative ways to decrease future costs and utilize available resources at minimal cost to the employer.

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Get the responses you need

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Roundtable Discussion

Participants will have the opportunity to turn in questions early in the session. The speakers will provide answers to the questions during this interactive session.

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2:30 pm – 3:30 pm From COST of Risk to VALUE of Risk Management

Sonny Blackwell, MS, ARM, ALCM, CTP, CRP | Vice President

In this session, Sonny will tell stories, discuss techniques and provide examples of how risk management can be expected to produce a positive return on investment.


The University of Southern Mississippi, Thad Cochran Center | 118 College Dr | Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

This program has been preapproved for four (4) recertification credit hours toward the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). A submission for approval has been made for four (4) general recertification credit hours toward the PHR, SPHR and GPHR through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

1. BXS Insurance is a wholly owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth Bank. 2. Insurance products are • Not a deposit • Not FDIC insured • Not insured by any federal government agency • Not guaranteed by the bank • May go down in value. 3. BXS Insurance is an insurance agent and not an insurance carrier. 4. Always read your policy for coverage terms and conditions.

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