For 6 years, Insurance Business Awards, brought to you by Key Media International, publisher of Insurance Business Magazine, Insurance Business Online and Insurance Business Awards Canada, has celebrated excellence in Insurance Business around the world including United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore and New Zealand. This prestigious and globally recognized annual event has now arrived in Chicago! 


The inaugural Insurance Business Awards in Chicago will bring together industry leaders to celebrate excellence in the Insurance industry and is designed to recognize individuals, teams and companies for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field. The evening will feature a red-carpet curtain-raiser, glamorous awards ceremony and exclusive afterparty, all hosted by exuberant TV personality Alfonso Ribeiro.


Without further ado, we proudly present to you the first batch of the 2017 Finalists!


Organizational and Individual Awards



Burns & Wilcox

IBAwards Partners burns and wilcoxBurns & Wilcox is North America’s leading insurance wholesale broker and underwriting manager, international recognized for its expertise in commercial and professional liability, property, marine and personal insurance.


Burns & Wilcox offers wide ranging and comprehensive solutions to serve retail insurance brokers and agents.


Fueled by its freedom from Wall Street and private equity, Burns & Wilcox is a privately owned company whose standards of service, depth of market relationships and outstanding talent are unsurpassed in the specialty insurance sector.


The company also includes Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, a distinct business unit exclusively focused on wholesale brokerage.


Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Metro Detroit, Burns & Wilcox is a member of H.W. Kaufman Group, a global network of companies dedicated to shaping the insurance industry, employing more than 2,000 professionals in 60 offices across the US, Canada and the UK.


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