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Sunday, May 17, 2020

IMUA 90th Annual Meeting

Start Date: 5/17/2020 5:00 PM MDT
End Date: 5/19/2020 11:00 PM MDT

Venue Name: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale

7500 E Doubletree Ranch Rd
Scottsdale, AZ  United States  85258

Organization Name: IMUA

Allie Monreale
Email: alliem@imua.org
Phone: 212-233-0550

IMUA 90th Annual Meeting
May 17 – May 20, 2020

Join us at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale set amid flowering cactus and framed against the majestic McDowell Mountains in lovely Scottsdale, AZ. Employees of the IMUA member companies and other industry associates come together to learn about the forces impacting the commercial inland marine industry and the leading technical/coverage issues facing today’s underwriters.

Top Flight Education

The 90th IMUA Annual Meeting features six educational sessions presented by some of the world’s leading experts on inland marine trends, underwriting, loss prevention and claims. This year’s program will be a split session format with the traditional General Session track and the acclaimed Introduction to Commercial Inland Marine parallel track for those relative newcomers to the industry.

Attendees have an unmatched opportunity to network, make new connections and renew friendships with industry peers and trade show vendors.

Featured General Session Presentations

Keynote: 2020 Outlook for the U.S. Economy. 
Transportation The economy, the trucking industry, and the impact on motor truck cargo & warehouse legal liability. 
Renewable Energy Exposure analysis, loss control and underwriting concerns.  
Commercial Flood NFIP and privatizing flood insurance, analytical underwriting tools and mitigating flood risk. 
Builders Risk: Delay Claims The construction contract, delay analysis, policy terms  and a case study. 
Emerging Trends Presentations on Cyber Security and Property Exposures and Climate Change Impact on Natural Catastrophes 

Introduction to Inland Marine Insurance Sessions

Introduction to Inland Marine The unique nature of inland marine insurance including the evolution of the Nationwide Marine Definition, classes, filed/non-filed status and regulatory considerations.  
Basics of Builders Risk Understanding builders risk coverage—what it is, who needs it and how it works. Underwriting issues including hard/soft costs and project delays. 
Contractors Equipment Introduction to types of operations and equipment;  underwriting factors to consider and a review of basic  coverage and forms.
Transportation Insurance An introduction to transportation insurance, types of motor  carriers, their insurance needs and underwriting issues to be  considered. 


Registration includes all educational sessions; breakfast and breaks Monday and Tuesday; cocktail reception and buffet dinner Sunday evening; lunch Tuesday and Tuesday evening's banquet - cocktail party and plated dinner; IMUA hospitality suite Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings; and a memento of the event.

Members, Associate Members and Producer Affiliates: $975 per person ($1,050 after May 1, 2020)

Bring-a-Buddy/ Bring-a-Broker Option for Member Companies
IMUA members can invite a “buddy” or a broker/producer to the meeting for a substantially reduced registration fee of $650 ($700 after May 1, 2020). A "buddy" is considered a first time attendee with minimal industry experience. Questions? Please contact IMUA staff at lcolson@imua.org.

Spouse/Companion: $300 per person
Registration includes the Sunday reception and buffet dinner and the Tuesday evening banquet: cocktail party and plated dinner.

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa

Discover the infinite beauty and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert encompassing the breathtaking 27 acre Hyatt Regency Scottsdale and its Four Diamond AAA Rating. The Hyatt features world class conference facilities nd the renown Spa Aviana.

IMUA has secured a discounted hotel rate of $239 per night (plus tax) including the resort fee. This discounted rate is only available prior to April 23, 2020. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservation. 

Please make your reservations directly with the hotel as soon as possible. You may do so in one of two ways:
  2. PHONE: 1.480.444.1234

Questions? Please contact Lillian Colson (lcolson@imua.org), Kevin O'Brien (kobrien@imua.org), or Allie Monreale (alliem@imua.org) -- IMUA office - 212-233-0550

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 5/17/2020 12:00 PM

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