ASCnet and Applied Systems Announce Applied Net 2014

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ASCnet and Applied Systems today announced that TENCon, the flagship conference for users of Applied software, has been renamed Applied Net Client Network Conference. The new name reflects the expanded relationship between ASCnet and Applied Systems, as the global network of Applied software users continues to grow. Applied Net 2014 will be held September 15 – 18, 2014, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Registration is now open.

"The partnership between ASCnet and Applied Systems continues to grow as we deliver more value to our members by ensuring they have the educational resources necessary to fully leverage Applied software," said Chris Gory, chair, board of directors, ASCnet. "We are pleased to introduce Applied Net and build on the strong momentum that has made our annual conference an unmatched event in the industry."

In recent years, ASCnet and Applied Systems have increased the educational offerings, training and product communities that support the growing ASCnet membership and larger Applied user base in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Since 2011, user conference attendance has increased 100 percent, making it one of the largest events in the industry for agents, brokers, carriers, technology vendors and other insurance professionals.

This year's conference theme, "Discover the Possibilities," focuses on the extensive opportunities made possible through the ASCnet and Applied Systems partnership and how technology and the expanded Applied product portfolio create greater possibilities for agencies and brokerages in the future. Applied Net 2014 will offer additional value to attendees through new education sessions, keynote presentations, networking programs, additional exhibitors and enhanced entertainment.

"We are proud that this annual conference in partnership with ASCnet has become one of the largest events for independent agents and brokers across the world," said Reid French, CEO, Applied Systems. "Applied Net will be a leading forum for innovation and education for the growing network of Applied software users to ensure they gain the most from their technology investment."

Register for Applied Net 2014.

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Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet)

ASCnet is the international association that promotes successful technology and business practices through communication, education and advocacy. Founded in 1985 and based in Des Plaines, Ill., ASCnet is the only authorized user group for Applied Systems software. Visit

About Applied Systems

Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance. Applied is recognized as a pioneer in agency and brokerage management systems and data exchange between agencies, carriers and their clients. Automating the insurance lifecycle for more than 140,000 insurance professionals, 12,000 agencies, and 350 carriers worldwide, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

CONTACT: Tina Nerad ASCnet 224-220-1383 Matt Fogt Applied Systems, Inc. 404-920-0815

Source: Applied Systems