News — May 20, 2019

Cake & Arrow Goes On Tour

Over the next month we’ll be touring the country, talking Millennials, insurance and design and innovation.

by Emily Smith Cardineau

Events Innovation Insurance User Research

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Throughout the months of May and June we’ll be making the rounds, attending conferences, moderating panels, leading workshops, and presenting our recent Millennials & Modern Insurance research at events across the country. If you’re local to any of the cities we’ll be in, be sure to say hi.

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SVIA Insurance Innovation Consortium Kickoff – Co-Creating the Digital Future of Insurance – Mountain View, CA – May 21-22

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Hosted by CSAA’s Avanta Ventures, we’ll be joining SVIA and the industry’s top innovators at SIVA’s Insurance Innovation Consortium Kickoff to collaborate on initiatives and projects that accelerate the digital future in insurance . Cake & Arrow CEO and co-founder, Josh Levine, is slated to speak on the first day of the event about Design Thinking and product innovation in insurance. The session will be immediately followed up by a Cake & Arrow-lead workshop designed to help participants experiment with design thinking, UX methodologies, and product innovation techniques to get them in the mindset to start solving business problems and developing innovative solutions for their customers.

Dig In 2019 – The Digital Future of Insurance – Austin, Texas – May 29-31

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With over 2,000 attendees and iconic keynote speakers, including Steve Wozniak the co-founder of Apple, we are excited to be attending the Dig In conference in Austin for the third year in a row. The event has proved to be a valuable networking event and a great place to get up to speed on what is going on in the industry, with keynotes, presentations and panels featuring industry incumbents, disruptors and innovators. We are looking forward to spending the week learning, networking, and connecting with our insurance industry friends and clients. If you’ll be around, be sure to hit us up. We’d love to connect.

SVIA InsurTech Fusion Summit 2019 – Rise of a Digital Insurance Industry – San Francisco, CA – June 18-19

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Later in June we’ll be joining SVIA again for their 2019 InsurTech Fusion Summit. Following Cake & Arrow’s recent research on Millennials & Modern Insurance, Josh Levine will be speaking on day one of the conference, sharing insights from our research in his talk on Digital Engagement and Empowerment of Insurance Customers & Communities.

If you are interested in attending this event and hearing Josh’s talk, you can register here and use the code JOSHL15 to receive a 15% discount.

IRCE RetailX 2019 – Chicago, IL – June 25-28

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Finally we will be wrapping up the month of June at IRCE’s RetailX conference. RetailX is IRCE’s annual conference and tradeshow for the e-commerce industry, featuring over 130 sessions with multiple tracks and in-depth workshops.

Josh Levine will be participating in a special workshop entitled Mics Are On! Attendees Step Up for Live Site Reviews, offering live critique of conference attendees’ websites from a design and usability perspective. This will be Josh’s eighth year participating in IRCE’s annual conference.


Planning an upcoming event? Cake & Arrow team members are are seasoned conference speakers and thought leaders on a variety of topics, with expertise in customer experience design and product innovation, UX research and design, millennials, insurance, the gig economy and retail ecommerce. Contact us to see if someone from our team is the right fit for your event.

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