Automation Excellence Awards

The Automation Excellence Award is one of the most prestigious honors given by NetVU. It celebrates innovative ideas that enhance efficiency, profitability and streamlined operations.

The Automation Excellence Award will recognize agencies, carriers and MGAs that have gone above and beyond to be successful and to help their customers be successful with automation. The award is designed to acknowledge achievements in automation technology between carriers, MGAs and agencies that have produced advances in productivity, profitability and service for NetVU members. NetVU supports customer and agency facing collaboration tools as part of the management system products which will allow full access to data in the management systems. We also know that organizations involved in the industry to which they belong are more successful, therefore for the first time ever, your participation with NetVU will be part of the awards criteria. Agencies, Carriers and MGAs are encouraged to apply for the category of the award that fits your organization.

Nominate your firm or your firm’s automation partners for a NetVU Automation Excellence Award.

Automation Excellence – Agency Category

Nominate an agency that runs like clockwork, constantly looking for ways to use their system capabilities and real-time technology to the fullest while encouraging peers through industry leadership. These agencies are going places and helping others along the way. Click here to nominate an agency you could describe as leader, pioneer or front-runner in the industry. Multiple awards will be given based on agency size. The goal of this award is to celebrate innovative ideas that enhance agency efficiency, profitability and streamlined operations.

Nominate an Agency

Past Recipients

Under 50 Staff

Evarts Termaine, 2018
Moody Insurance Agency Inc. 2007
Gulfshore Insurance, 2006 
Parker, Smith & Feek Inc., 2005

50-100 Staff

Deeley Insurance Group, 2018
Patterson & Assoc Insurance Agency, 2017
Caton-Hosey Insurance Agency Inc.. 2015
Cheney Insurance, 2014
Reliable Agency Inc., 2013
Charles H. Bilz Insurance Agency Inc., 2010
Lakenan Insurance of Ste. Genevieve, 2009
Sava Insurance Group Inc., 2008

100+ Staff

BKCW, 2018
The Crichton Group, 2017
Marsh & McLennan - Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2016
BW Insurance Agency, 2015
ABD Insurance & Financial Services, 2014
Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, 2013
Dean & Draper Insurance, LP, 2012
McQueary Henry Bowles Troy LLP, 2010
Bank of America (BAISI), 2011
Pierson & Smith Inc., 2009
Allied Insurance Brokers Inc., 2008

2019 NetVU Automation Excellence — Agency Award Winner, Jones Wenner Insurance Partners

SeibertKeck & Insurance Partners' President Craig Hassinger, Jones & Wenner Insurance Agency's Executive Joyce Sigler, and SeibertKeck & Insurance Partners' President George Dadas.

Accepting the award, center from left to right: SeibertKeck & Insurance Partners' President Craig Hassinger, Jones & Wenner Insurance Agency's Executive Joyce Sigler, and SeibertKeck & Insurance Partners' President George Dadas.

2019 NetVU Automation Excellence — Carrier Award Winner, Chubb North America

NetVU Automation excellence award winner - carrier - Chubb

NetVU Executive Director Linda Dodson (left) and Aronson Insurance's President Steven Aronson (right) present the award to Chubb's Kulsoom Gul and Michael Whitehead.

Automation Excellence – Carrier Category (formerly Quantum Award)

Recognize insurance carriers that go above and beyond to make it easier for agencies to do business. If you know an insurance company that has shown their commitment to the independent agency system through implementation of leading technology solutions that empower agencies to grow, click here to nominate them for an Automation Excellence Award. Multiple carriers will be recognized based on size and representation across the country.

Goals of the award:

  • To encourage insurance carriers to successfully deploy interface technology which utilizes best-of-breed technology, ACORD standards, and real-time processing.
  • To recognize and reward those carriers who have successfully deployed such technology in live, working agency environments, and have helped their agencies grow and profit beyond normal means.
  • To enhance the value of the important partnerships between NetVU members and insurance carriers.

Nominate a Carrier

Past Recipients

Allied Insurance, 2009
CNA, 2008
Selective Insurance, 2007 
Safeco, 2006 
Encompass, 2005 
The Hartford, 2004 
Travelers & Michigan Insurance Company, 2003


Motorists Insurance Group, 2018
Selective Insurance, 2017
Selective Insurance, 2016
The Cincinnati Insurance Company, 2015
Central Insurance Companies, 2014

EMC Insurance Companies, 2013
Auto-Owners Insurance, 2012
Selective Insurance, 2011
Grange Insurance, 2010


Liberty Mutual, 2018
The Hartford, 2017
The Hanover Insurance Group, 2016
The Hanover Insurance Company, 2015
Liberty Mutual Insurance, 2014
CNA, 2013
CNA, 2012
Allied Insurance, 2011
The Hartford, 2010

Automation Excellence – MGA or MGU Category

Do you know an MGA or MGU that moves the industry forward with proven technology solutions, nominate them for the MGA Automation Excellence award.

Click here to complete the nomination form

Finalists in each award category will be invited to the 2018 NetVU Awards Gala during Accelerate, powered by NetVU  where award winners will be recognized.

Past Recipients

Johnson & Johnson, 2018