Foundation Services of Central Florida, Inc., a proud member of “WIND,” will be well represented at WIND’s upcoming Annual Windstorm Conference in Orlando, Florida, where we will also sponsor an Exhibit in Booth #504. Visit us and register to win a 32″ TV or Quail Hunt for 4 … and to discover more about our foundation, sinkhole, wind and water damage restoration… or just to say “Hi!” We’d love to see you.
This year, the Windstorm Insurance Network (WIND) will be holding its 14th Annual Windstorm Insurance Conference at the Renaissance Sea World in Orlando, Florida. For three days, from January 28 to the 31st, this important industry conference will draw representatives from all segments of the windstorm insurance claims and wind / water damage restoration industry to share insights into current trends and recent developments, many of which pertain specifically to our Florida concerns and the building trades.
The Annual Conference consists of presentations and workshops for professional development plus continuing education credits for numerous states, bar associations and professional designations, in addition to outstanding professional networking. WIND anticipates more than 1,500 insurance and restoration professionals will be attending, including government agency representatives and other professionals concerned with windstorm claims, property insurance and property restoration issues. There’s a lot going on!
This year’s presentations will delve into impacts from recent super-storms and hurricanes, the special legal issues they raised, construction-related concerns, and other windstorm and water damage, insurance and legal issues. This short sample of conference sessions exemplifies the content of special interest to contractors and our industry-professional relationships:
Hurricane-related Claims and Coverage issues from hurricanes Katrina, Charley, Irene and Sandy, including legal issues regarding wind vs. water; state regulatory requirements; executive orders and bulletins affecting deductibles and holdbacks; and the parties’ mutual good faith cooperation in the submission, handling, adjustment and investigation of “super storms” claims.
Among the Florida-specific issues to be covered in some depth at the conference, issues directly impacting general contractors and sinkhole repair specialists like Foundation Services, are the following breakout sessions:
Stay tuned for information on the Conference’s superstar Keynote Speakers, who will electrify the audience with storm chasing sagas, the hurricane outlook for 2013, and surprising insights into the multi-decade cycle of extreme landfall hurricanes in the USA.
Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing education, training and a constructive dialogue among professionals concerned with windstorm insurance and wind/water damage restoration. Its 1000+ members from across the USA represent various companies and professional interests in the property and windstorm insurance claims industry and related disciplines. The association also offers certification programs for WIND Appraisers and WIND Umpires, as well as Continuing Education programs for related professions and Bar Associations.
Find out more at www.windnetwork.com … and at the Conference in Orlando, don’t neglect to stop by our Booth #504!
If you have storm damage or other wind and water damage, Foundation Service’s Florida Source Construction arm can solve your structural and cosmetic restoration needs. Ask any of our professionals at the conference, or speak with our Construction Manager, Todd Taylor.
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Foundation Services of Central Florida, Inc., a fully licensed and highly experienced Florida General Contractor, is known for its quality property restoration as well as innovative techniques to reduce the likelihood of future problems in new construction. Our Florida Source Construction arm specializes in structural and cosmetic repairs from wind, water, fire, weak soils and sinkhole damage, as well as new construction of sound foundations, buildings and hardscapes, including interlocking paver certifications. The company’s landscaping division provides the finishing cosmetic touches for both new and restoration projects.
For more information, CALL 352-622-9218 or stop by Foundation Services’ WIND Conference exhibit in Booth 504.