Shaughn Kennedy, Senior Underwriter at SPARK Underwriters shares thoughts around thinking about obtaining insurance in the same way you would blueprint damage. Creating a “build sheet” helps keep what you don’t know from hurting your business. Follow as Shaughn talks through how to create a “Build Sheet” of the core coverages needed to protect you collision repair business. Covering key topics like cyber liability, reduction of coverages and the things distracting YOU from proper exploration! This session provides a core understanding of required coverages needed for a collision repair business, and tools to be your own advocate to make sure you know your risks exposures and have the correct coverage limits and options.

The IDEAS Collide Showcase features fast-paced presentations designed to stimulate thought, innovation, and resolution of business challenges with brash, outspoken, and provoking concepts from thought leaders both in and out of the industry. This presentation was delivered during the 2023 SEMA Show, and put the spotlight on individuals and companies with topics that rattle the status quo, and ambitious ideas that could have a transformative effect on the industry.

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