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SCORE: Stay Calm and Get Insured: The Rational Guide to Commercial Insurance

May 16, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

As a business owner, protecting your company from unexpected risks is crucial. That’s why commercial insurance is an essential investment that can help safeguard your business assets, employees, and customers. In this webinar, we will explore the different types of commercial insurance policies available and discuss the coverage they offer. We will also go over some ways to protect your business outside of buying an insurance policy, with contracts and with getting certificates of insurance from your vendors, sub-contractors, etc. Insurance can be a substantial portion of your annual expense budget, so it will help you to learn how to keep that budget item as small as possible.

Our expert speaker will provide valuable insights on how to assess your business risks and determine the right insurance coverage for your specific needs. We will cover topics such as general liability insurance, workers’ compensation, property insurance, and business interruption insurance. We will also discuss the claims process and how to file a claim if an unexpected event occurs.

By attending this webinar, you will learn the following:

• What is Commercial Property Insurance, How does the pricing work, How can I save money?

• What is General Liability Insurance, How does the pricing work, How can I save money?

• What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance, How does the pricing work, How can I save money?

• What is Commercial Auto Insurance, How does the pricing work, How can I save money? Do I need it or can I just buy Personal Auto Insurance for my vehicle?

• Who needs Professional Liability Insurance, Liquor Liability Insurance, Cyber Liability Insurance, Directors’ & Officers’ Liability Insurance, Umbrella/Excess Liability Insurance?

• How do I protect myself if I hire any sub-contractors to do work for my business and/or 1099 Contractors

This webinar is presented by Vicky Zelen. With 17 years of experience in the insurance industry behind her, Vicky Zelen, started Zelen Risk Solutions, Inc. (ZRS), an independent insurance agency specializing in commercial property & casualty insurance, in 2003. This year, she’s celebrating 20 years in business!!! A Milwaukee native, Vicky got her first part-time job in an insurance agency while still in high school. She worked on the service side of the business for several years, which included several years with one of the worlds’ largest insurance brokers. Vicky moved to Jacksonville in 1998.

Today, Zelen Risk Solutions has over 1,000 business-owner and individual clients. ZRS offers a full line of coverage including; property, general liability, worker’s compensation, commercial auto, professional liability (errors & omissions), directors & officers liability and contractors equipment, homeowners, auto, boat, motorcycle. She and her team can write insurance for just about any industry – including contracting/construction, restaurants, manufacturing, service, golf courses, real estate investors, etc. Some clients are a one person operation and some are multi-million dollar companies.

Vicky is a past president of Women Business Owners of North Florida (WBO) and she is active in many other organizations, including Jacksonville Women’s Business Center and Girls of Virtue and Women for Christ, two non-profits that she’s currently spending her free-time helping. Advantage Business Magazine named her in their top 50 Business Influencers in 2011 and again in 2014. She resides in Mandarin and enjoys being on or near the waterways, traveling, spending time with friends and family. %%https://score.tfaforms.net/17?EventID=a105a000009oEXs&activeChapter=Orlando&origination=https%253A//www.score.org/orlando/event/stay-calm-and-get-insured-rational-guide-commercial-insurance%%

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