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BOLT Solutions Going Direct Road Show Heads to Chicago on September 17th

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOLT Solutions, Inc. (www.boltinc.com), provider of the leading online sales and service platform to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry, today announced the next in its series of Going Direct events, to be held September 17 in Chicago at the Intercontinental Hotel, Magnificent Mile. Registration is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/planning-to-go-direct-tickets-12603604721.

The success of the company's sold out inaugural event in New York validated the insurance industry's growing interest in going direct and in discovering new ways to make it easier to buy and sell insurance. With the "Are You Planning to Go Direct?" theme, the New York event brought together over 40 attendees including P&C insurance executives, MGAs, Wholesalers, and other industry principals interested in exploring this popular and rapidly maturing distribution channel.

Whether the company is just thinking about going direct, has a plan in place, or is already offering a direct channel, the upcoming Bolt Going Direct event in Chicago will provide attendees insight into Bolt's proprietary research, analyst perspectives, and the best practices tactics and strategies of those who have successfully used the direct channel to be more customer centric, improve the bottom line, and establish and maintain long-term and profitable client relationships.

The guest speakers at Bolt's September 17th Going Direct event include:

Mike Fitzgerald, Senior Analyst Celent
Tom Hammond, EVP, Bolt Insurance
Tim Attia, EVP, Bolt Solutions

Following the afternoon event, attendees are invited to join the Bolt team and event speakers for a Cubs game, experienced from Skybox on Sheffield (www.skyboxonsheffield.com), one of Wrigley's unique rooftop venues. Transportation to and from the game will be provided.

Commenting on the event, one previous attendee stated, "Bolt's Going Direct event was a day well spent and I would encourage any insurance professional interested in learning more to attend. We all know that consumers have the power to choose, not just who they do business with, but also how that business is conducted. Going direct is quickly becoming the preferred method for insurance buyers, and as insurance professionals we need to be proactive in staying ahead of the curve. Attending a Bolt Going Direct event is one good way to do just that."

Bolt's Tim Attia also commented, saying, "Just a few years ago, insurers considered going direct as little more than offering a consumer portal. Today going direct means so much more, making our events both timely and thought provoking. We were extremely pleased with the success of our first meeting in New York and look forward to applying the lessons learned to make Chicago even better. Invitations have gone out and space is limited. We encourage anyone who might be interested in attending to contact us directly at any time or click on the above link above to register."

About BOLT Solutions Inc.

Headquartered in New York and founded in 2000, BOLT Solutions Inc. (formerly SeaPass Solutions Inc.) offers the leading omni-channel distribution platform. The Bolt Platform supports all of the insurance needs of its customers, while driving market share, retention and increased revenue for its insurance industry partners. Bolt works with the leading property and casualty insurers. Bolt is an Actua company (Nasdaq: ACTA). For more information visit www.boltinc.com, email info@boltinc.com or call 212-608-4646.

CONTACT: Chrissy Snyder BOLT Solutions, Inc. chrissys@boltinc.com 212-981-4684 Karen Greene Actua ir@actua.com 610.727.6900

Source:BOLT Solutions Inc.