Awards & Events

Business Insurance has created several awards programs to recognize and honor both individual and organizational accomplishments in the fields of employee benefits, risk management and commercial insurance. he educational conferences produced by Business Insurance allow attendees to network and gain insights and analysis on important issues to help them perform their jobs better.

For more information on sponsoring an award event or conference, please contact our Custom Media Business Development Director, Kimberly Jackson at kjackson@businessinsurance.com or 978-317-5032.

For more information on attending an award event or conference, please contact our Director of Events, Julie Ford at JFord@BusinessInsurance.com or 312-649-5441.

For award nomination information and processes, please contact Editor, Gavin Souter at GSouter@BusinessInsurance.com or 312-649-5482

All BI Events Webinars Awards
  • 04/28/2015

    Risk Manager of the Year®

    The Risk Manager of the Year® and Risk Management Honor Roll® Awards are among the highest honors Business Insurance presents among the risk management community. Complete details

    The Risk Manager of the Year® and Risk Management Honor Roll® Awards are among the highest honors Business Insurance presents among the risk management community. Complete details

  • 06/22/2015

    Benefit Manager of the Year®

    The Benefit Manager of the Year® Award was created in 2004 to recognize excellence and innovation in employee benefits management. This annual award winner and their employee benefit management program are highlighted in print and online. Honorees are selected by a nomination process and judged...

    The Benefit Manager of the Year® Award was created in 2004 to recognize excellence and innovation in employee benefits management. This annual award winner and their employee benefit management program are highlighted in print and online. Honorees are selected by a nomination process and judged by a panel of employee benefit professionals and past honorees.

  • September 2015

    2015 Cyber Risk Summit

    The Cyber Risk Summit provides risk management professionals with the information and tools needed to combat the latest cyber risks that threaten their organizations. Risk managers will learn how to adapt proven risk management strategies to their current cybersecurity environments, how to...

    The Cyber Risk Summit provides risk management professionals with the information and tools needed to combat the latest cyber risks that threaten their organizations. Risk managers will learn how to adapt proven risk management strategies to their current cybersecurity environments, how to better communicate with their information security teams, and how to effectively convey risks, exposures and coverage options to their corporate boards and the C suite. The day-long conference will feature multiple panel discussions exploring cyber exposures, regulations, governance and coverage.

  • 03/04/2015

    Risk Management Summit 2015

    The Business Insurance Risk Management Summit is a unique conference serving the information and networking needs of senior risk managers from the largest U.S. and Europe-based multinational companies. The Risk Management Summit provides attendees with focused insight via specific,...

    The Business Insurance Risk Management Summit is a unique conference serving the information and networking needs of senior risk managers from the largest U.S. and Europe-based multinational companies. The Risk Management Summit provides attendees with focused insight via specific, timely general sessions and strategic, thought-provoking discussions with peers and industry leaders. Complete details

  • 03/17/2015

    How to negotiate and buy effective cyber insurance coverage

    With all the cyber breaches that continue to occur among businesses and public agencies, an increasing number of organizations are considering cyber insurance to protect against costly losses related to data breaches that can compromise proprietary and customer information. Attend this webinar...

    With all the cyber breaches that continue to occur among businesses and public agencies, an increasing number of organizations are considering cyber insurance to protect against costly losses related to data breaches that can compromise proprietary and customer information. Attend this webinar to learn how to ensure adequate and effective insurance coverage for cyber risks.

  • 12/09/2014

    2014 Women To Watch

    Women to Watch is an annual feature spotlighting 25 women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, reinsurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields, such as law and consulting. Honorees are selected by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance who consider...

    Women to Watch is an annual feature spotlighting 25 women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, reinsurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields, such as law and consulting. Honorees are selected by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance who consider various criteria, including recent professional achievements, influence on the marketplace and contributions to the advancement of women in business.

  • 02/01/2015

    World Captive Forum 2015

    The World Captive Forum is one of the longest running international captive insurance conferences in the world and will celebrate its 25th year—and our 24th event—in 2015.

    The World Captive Forum is one of the longest running international captive insurance conferences in the world and will celebrate its 25th year—and our 24th event—in 2015.

  • 2014 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leaders Awards

    Business Insurance's 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leaders Awards are based on nominations accepted from five regions of the United States: Northeast; Midwest; West; Southwest; and Southeast. Eight brokers from each region will be chosen by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance. ...

    Business Insurance's 40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leaders Awards are based on nominations accepted from five regions of the United States: Northeast; Midwest; West; Southwest; and Southeast. Eight brokers from each region will be chosen by a panel of senior editors at Business Insurance. nominees must be age 40 or under at the time of their nomination. A series of regional receptions will be held in celebration of the achievements of the broker leaders throughout 2014.

  • 01/29/2015

    Preparing Employers for the Next Stage of the Affordable Care Act

    This webinar will explain how and why companies should prepare to comply with fresh health benefits requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the political, legal and regulatory changes that could alter the continued implementation of the five-year-old landmark law.

    This webinar will explain how and why companies should prepare to comply with fresh health benefits requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the political, legal and regulatory changes that could alter the continued implementation of the five-year-old landmark law.

  • 11/18/2014

    Protecting The Digital Self: Why Insurers Will Be The Frontline For Consumer Digital Risk Services In 2015

    Attend this webinar, presented by LifeLock Business Solutions and Forrester Research Inc., and learn how addressing customer digital concerns can be the solution to insurers that want to build customer loyalty and fend off future competitors. Forrester Analyst Ellen Carney reviews the explosion...

    Attend this webinar, presented by LifeLock Business Solutions and Forrester Research Inc., and learn how addressing customer digital concerns can be the solution to insurers that want to build customer loyalty and fend off future competitors. Forrester Analyst Ellen Carney reviews the explosion of digital security exposures and threats to consumer personal information and identities. At the same time, she says, insurers are facing potential competition from a wide variety of businesses that are competing for relevance to the customers, such as banks, retailers, utilities and more. The solution for both problems, she suggests, is having insurers deliver relevant and valued non-insurance services to customers--solutions like LifeLock.

  • 11/13/2014

    How Brokers Can Work With Program Administrators to Grow Their Business

    The program insurance market is believed to be more than $27 billion. What does this mean for brokers? And how can brokers take advantage of the opportunities that program insurance offers? Attending this Webinar from ZProgramsMatch.com and Zurich Programs, brokers will walk away with a better...

    The program insurance market is believed to be more than $27 billion. What does this mean for brokers? And how can brokers take advantage of the opportunities that program insurance offers? Attending this Webinar from ZProgramsMatch.com and Zurich Programs, brokers will walk away with a better understanding of Program insurance and what it can mean to their business and knowledge of trends in the program market, including size, growth and profitability.

  • 10/08/2014

    Top 10 Workers Compensation Cost Drivers

    In this video webinar, William Zachry, vice president of risk management for Safeway Inc., reviews what he deems the 10 biggest cost-drivers of workers comp claims, and offers insights and tips on how to set up programs or operations to mitigate or reduce those costs.

    In this video webinar, William Zachry, vice president of risk management for Safeway Inc., reviews what he deems the 10 biggest cost-drivers of workers comp claims, and offers insights and tips on how to set up programs or operations to mitigate or reduce those costs.