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



Smart Choice®

IBAwards Partners Smart ChoiceSmart Choice®, headquartered in High Point, North Carolina, is a network of over 6,000 independent agents and 80 carrier partners in 43 states. Since 1994, Smart Choice has provided independent insurance agents with access to top-rated markets, product training, and sales and marketing support. Smart Choice’s agency partners are writing over $670 million in premium annually through Smart Choice carrier partners, and experiencing a collective 29.7% annual revenue growth! Gain a partner. Access markets. Grow your agency.

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