Global Insurance Symposium News

Ideas, Innovation and Mentorship Mix at Global Insurance Accelerator

Iowa, and Des Moines in particular, in the 1980s fostered a business climate that enabled insurance and financial institutions to prosper there. Today, the focus is on creating an environment that supports innovation and entrepreneurism in businesses that serve the insurance industry. “Des Moines …

March 31: Deadline for Early Registration for Global Insurance Symposium

The early bird registration deadline for the third annual Global Insurance Symposium is Thursday, March 31. The Global Insurance Symposium will be held on April 26-28, 2016 in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It is hosted by the Iowa Insurance Institute, …

Iowa-Based Global Insurance Accelerator Names 2016 Class of Startups

Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA), a Des Moines, Iowa-based global business accelerator focused on developing and growing innovative insurance-centric startups, has announced its 2016 portfolio. With a global pool of twice as many applicants compared to the previous year, the five …

Inspiring Innovation an Aim of Iowa’s 3rd Global Insurance Symposium

Iowa will hold its third annual Global Insurance Symposium April 26-28, 2016, in downtown Des Moines. This year’s symposium is themed “Inspiring Innovation in the Insurance Industry.” Planners say registration for the event is now open. The symposium is jointly sponsored …

Gerhart: U.S. Has a Good Story to Tell at the Global Insurance Symposium

The state of Iowa on May 20-22, 2014, will host its first ever Global Insurance Symposium, a privately funded event that aims to bring insurance professionals and regulators from around the world together to discuss the challenges facing the global …

Iowa to Host Global Insurance Symposium in 2014

Iowa officials say a new insurance symposium set for next year in Des Moines is aimed at bringing top industry experts to the area. Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart said the two-day Global Insurance Symposium will attract industry experts and …