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It’s a Contract Not a Commodity: Insurance for Your Business

You’ve worked hard to make your business a success. Make sure you’re protecting it with the right kind of insurance coverage.

During the July 20 Business for Breakfast event, Katie Johnson of the Upshaw Johnson Company, will discuss how the right insurance policy can help reduce some of the financial risks associated with being a business owner. Her presentation, It’s a Contract Not a Commodity: Insurance for Your Business, will focus on:

  • Reviewing the types of insurance coverage available for small businesses
  • Discussing operational code numbers and their importance
  • Specifying what to look for when using independent contractors

Johnson has spent her career in commercial insurance and risk management working in several disciplines within the insurance industry and servicing clients who represent a wide range of industry sectors. She founded Upshaw Johnson Company in 2008 and services small and mid-size businesses either as an agent placing and servicing coverage, or as a consultant providing policy review and risk management consulting. Her career includes experience as an ocean marine claims adjuster, risk manager for a Fortune 500 corporation, broker for large accounts, regulator, agent and consultant.

To attend the July 20 Business for Breakfast event, please contact Diane Maddox at dianem@meridiantech.edu or call (405) 377-2220 or toll-free at (888) 607-2509. An RSVP is strongly encouraged.

The Business For Breakfast networking group will meet from 7:30 – 9:00 in Room 104 North in the Center for Business Development at Meridian Technology Center. The meeting includes a guest speaker and provides business owners and entrepreneurs an informal opportunity to network and share ideas and experiences. All networking sessions are free and include a continental breakfast.

The Center for Business Development is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs through networking, education, consulting and business incubation services. Assistance is available in various areas such as marketing, product planning, international business and writing business plans. For more information visit www.meridiantech.edu/entrepreneurs or contact the Center for Business Development.

Katie Johnson of the Upshaw Johnson Company, will discuss how the right insurance policy can help reduce some of the financial risks associated with being a business owner at the July 20 Business for Breakfast networking event at the Meridian Technology Center for Business Development.