Storm Ventures Group (SVG) holds the “Win The Storm Conference” (WTS) on Feb. 20-22 at the Phoenix Convention Center. WTS is the leading conference for general contracting, roofing and restoration companies and contractors to gain advanced training, technology, and tactics to scale their businesses and help property owners recover after major storms. Keynote speakers include Michael Gerber, Robert Kiyosaki, Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, Hall of Fame Boxer Roberto Duran. Over 3,000 attendees are expected this year. General admission tickets start at $500. VIP Registration is$1,500 and includes premier seating, lunch and photo opportunity with keynote speakers, panelists and mainstage speakers, awards night access. Military veterans are free with advance registration. Exclusive WTS Keynote Speaker 1-day passes are available for $249 to all local business owners and entrepreneurs, regardless of industry. Register at www.WinTheStorm.com or call 330-57-STORM to RSVP or for more information.
SVG is launching their newest product at WTS, SVG U Virtual Reality (VR) 3.0. These custom VR Goggles allow companies in any industry to train their employees in a variety of real-life instructional scenarios in a 360-degree virtual reality environment. SVG VR 3.0 helps entrepreneurs across all industries instruct their teams in an interactive, hands-on learning environment.
“So many amazing speakers, breakout sessions and keynotes this year! This conference is going to top the charts! We are excited to unveil the most advanced training technology ever seen! We will be showcasing our new SVG U Virtual Reality (VR) 3.0 goggles. Contractors can now train employees, salespeople, and crews with our VR goggles on a variety of field operations including selling, inspecting properties, building roofs, safety, and more. This saves time, money, reduces liability, and allows them to train anywhere, anytime. It is revolutionizing the way the entire construction, roofing, and building industry trains. This new 360 VR app technology can be utilized for any company, in any industry,” says Anthony Delmedico, CEO and founder, Storm Ventures Group; creator of SVG University and SVG U (VR); producer of the annual Win The Storm Conference and Tradeshow Expo, author of the Win The Game book, host of the Contractor Rescue reality show.
The three-day event includes networking, keynote speakers, expert presentations and panels with live Q&A, over 75 industry-specific breakout sessions, nightly networking receptions, industry awards night, motivational and team building exercises, as well as a tradeshow floor full of the industry’s leading vendors and suppliers.
WTS Keynote speakers include Michael Gerber, Robert Kiyosaki, Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, Hall of Fame Boxer Roberto Duran. Gerber is the author of the New York Times best-selling book, “The E- Myth Revisited”, and hailed by Inc. magazine as "The World's #1 Small Business Guru". Gerber’s E- Myth methods are taught in 118 universities worldwide, and his work has been recognized by the New York Times, Forbes, and Inc. Robert Kiyosaki is a best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and “Cashflow Quadrant.” Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur, educator, and investor. Other prominent speakers include former U.S. Navy SEAL Officer Robert O’Neill, "The Man who Killed Bin Ladin"; “Hall of Fame Boxer” Roberto Durán; LightSpeed founder Brad Lea; “HardCore Closer” Ryan Stewman; “Celebrity Entrepreneur” Clint Arthur; motivational speaker John Marrone. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) expert, Edwin Foulke, will present on new safety standards. Foulke previously served as the Assistant Secretary of Labor and chairman of OSHA. Prominent industry experts will present on a variety of panels including the CEO Panel; Public Adjuster Panel; Attorney Panel; Justice Panel; Sales & Marketing Panel; Women of the Industry Panel; and a Million Dollar Producer Panel.
There will also be a Live Debate between two attorneys — one representing the policy holder and one representing the carrier. See the full conference agenda.
Breakout session topics include courses on estimating, supplementing, production management, safety, storm mapping and prediction, managing large loss claims, drone training, SVG Virtual Reality (VR) training, marketing, sales, apps, technology, cybersecurity, software, business operations, accounts receivable, and many more.
Event activities include the WTS Basketball Game, sponsored by Allied Data Industries, GiddyUp Roofing, McClenny, Moseley & Associates, held on Feb. 19 from 7:30 p.m. at the PHHacility at 4600 Cotton Gin Loop in Phoenix. The WTS Women’s Networking Reception, sponsored by Premier Claims, will be held on Feb. 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn 13th floor rooftop at 15 E. Monroe St. The WTS Charity Fundraiser, sponsored by SVG and Venture Construction Group, will raise funds for nonprofit organizations America’s Mighty Warriors and Your Grateful Nation to support military troops, veterans and their families. A raffle will take place on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. on the main stage. The 3rd annual Industry Awards Night, sponsored by Atlas Roofing and Beacon Supply, will be held on Feb. 21 from 7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. at The Venue, located at 7117 E. 3rd Ave. in Scottsdale. Categories include “Most Influential”, “Top Growth”, “Roofer of the Year- Residential”, “Roofer of the Year- Commercial”, “Hurricane Hero”, “Elite Contractor Awards”, and many more.
Voting is open to the public through Feb. 18. A motivational team-building hike on Camelback mountain will take place on Feb. 22. Tour buses will pick up hikers from the convention center at 1 p.m. The hour-long trek will be led by masters of ceremonies John Laub and local “Celebrity Fitness Trainer” Lucas James. Laub will share a message on business success, and James will discuss the importance of connecting health and fitness, happiness and business success. Event VIP ticket sponsor is Gauthier, Murphy & Houghtaling, LLC.
About Storm Ventures Group
Storm Ventures Group [SVG] is the premier catastrophic management consulting and joint venture firm. SVG is a global leader in training construction industry professionals how to help property owners recover quickly after catastrophic storm events. The SVG team brings over 25 years of experience in commercial and residential construction, insurance restoration, and best practices in construction management to the rapidly growing insurance restoration industry. SVG products include SVG University (SVG U), a virtual online training platform for general contractors, roofing, construction and restoration professionals. SVG U includes a full course library of hands-on, engaging, industry-specific training videos with courses, chapters, and testing to help contractors scale. SVG U launched the SVG U Virtual Reality (VR) goggles to provide a 360-degree virtual reality virtual reality training environment. Regardless of weather conditions such as rain or cold, new hires can train 24/7 indoors in a real-life virtual platform with a laser pointer and a set of goggles. The SVG annual Win The Storm Conference & Trade Show Expo attracts, trains and mobilizes construction and restoration companies throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia to successfully manage catastrophic storm events, build sales teams, rebuild communities and streamline operations to scale. For more information call 330-57-STORM or visit us online at www.StormVenturesGroup.com. To RSVP for the annual Win The Storm Conference & Trade Show Expo, please visit www.WinTheStorm.com.