2019 Annual CIAHU Business Expo

March 19, 2019
8:00 AM CDT - 4:00 PM CDT
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Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino
7 Blackjack Blvd.
East Peoria, IL 61611


Member Mixer - All are welcome!

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:30-6:30pm

Bourbon’s Lounge in the lobby of the Paradise Hotel (Registration not required. Dutch Treat.)

Annual CIAHU Business 2019 Expo (Approved for 6 ce's)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 * Hot Breakfast Served 7:30-8a.m. * Registration 7:30-8am * Program 8a.m. to 4 p.m.

Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino 7 Blackjack Blvd., East Peoria, IL  61611

Monday, March 18, 2019 Pre-Expo Agenda:                                        
3-5:30pm Sponsor and Exhibitor set-up
5:30-6:30pm Member Mixer Bourbon’s Lounge located inside the Paradise Hotel lobby. (Dutch treat)
5:30-6:30pm CIAHU Video Interviews. (CIAHU Board Project)
6:30pm Break out for dinner. (Dutch treat)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Event Agenda (6 CE's):                                                                                             
7:30-8AM Registration & Breakfast. Exhibitors Open.

8AM Welcome, CIAHU President-Elect Sara Walker-Hite

8:15AM Gia Lewis-Smallwood, Olympian and Professional Athlete
Business Lessons Learned from Competing in the Olympics
Synopsis: Gia is a professional athlete, Olympian, and former insurance producer. The commonalities between business and athletics can teach us loads - always strive for excellence and never give up! Join us for the top 5 things the business world can learn from the Olympics and how to harness that knowledge for successful outcomes.

9:15 AM Break. Exhibitors open. 

9:30 AM Mike Deagle, NAHU Region 3
Synopsis: Value, features, and benefits of the NAHU membership.

9:45AM Janet Trautwein, NAHU Executive Vice President & CEO
TOPIC What’s on the Horizon for Health Insurance?
Synopsis: Insurance industry updates regarding federal and state compliance. Janet will also be focusing on what to expect next in health insurance and how to be prepared for the ever-changing environment.

11:30AM LUNCH & Expo Exhibitors Open. 

12:30 PM Dr. Michele Thornton, Health Insurance Consultant at Thornton Powell
TOPIC Gold Medal Healthcare Delivery
Synopsis: Gold metal healthcare delivery. What can the U.S. learn from other countries that have robust insurance markets to improve/transform our health care delivery system.

1:30 PM OSF Luke Raymond is Manager of Behavioral Health at OSF HealthCare System
TOPIC The Importance of Behavioral Health to One’s Well-being
Understanding the importance of a person’s behavioral health to overall health and well-being is key in healthcare. In Luke’s presentation we will learn about the different types of behavioral health services, and the advancement of innovative behavioral health initiatives.

2PM BREAK & Expo Exhibitors Open.

2:15 Kate Varness, CPO-CD, COC, MA   Life Coach & Organizing Expert
Get Organized! Align Your Work, Home & Life to Support Your Olympic Size Goals
Synopsis: A messy desk, “fire-drill” schedule, and disorganized home undermine reaching your Olympic sized goals. How can you create the conditions to give you energy rather than zap it? You’ll learn the secret to maintaining motivation, how find your next step, an unconventional method to manage tasks, and ways to organize key areas of your home so you can do what matters most. 

3:45PM Exhibitor door prize drawings.
Terrie Strebing, CIAHU President

 4PM Closing Ceremony
Terrie Strebing, CIAHU President

Please direct registration questions to the CIAHU Treasurer Tammy Riddle – (309) 679-0206 – Tammy.Riddle@pearlbenefits.com

The Greg Smith Scholarship Fund will be the recipient of our 50/50 Expo drawing proceeds this year.


$65.00 Member Ticket
$50.00 Earlybird rate before February 15

$90.00 Non-Member
$75.00 Earlybird rate before February 15

$5.00 50/50 Drawing Ticket for Event Day

$25.00 50/50 BUNDLE of 6 Tickets