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Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. )

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Brown & Brown, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if Other Than the Registrant)

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 02, 2018.


Meeting Information
 Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
 For holders as of: February 26, 2018
 Date:  May 02, 2018     Time:  9:00 AM EDT
 Location:   The Shores Resort
Atlantic Room
2637 South Atlantic Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

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We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.

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How to Access the Proxy Materials

Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:

1. Annual Report        2. Proxy Statement

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Voting items
The Board of Directors recommends that you vote FOR the following:

1.     Election of Directors
01    J. Hyatt Brown       02    Samuel P. Bell, III       03    Hugh M. Brown       04    J. Powell Brown       05    Bradley Currey, Jr.
06 Theodore J. Hoepner 07 James S. Hunt 08 Toni Jennings 09 Timothy R. M. Main 10 H. Palmer Proctor, Jr.
11 Wendell S. Reilly 12 Chilton D. Varner

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):

2     To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Brown & Brown, Inc.'s independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
3 To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of named executive officers.
4     To approve an amendment to Brown & Brown, Inc.'s 2008 Sharesave Plan.

NOTE:   In their discretion the Proxies are authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment(s) thereof.

                        Voting Instructions