RPNI Hosts Nov. Conference on Navigating the Hard Market

RiskProNet, Intl. (RPNI), is holding a conference on “Navigating the Hard Market” at the Scottsdale Conference Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov. 10-12.

According to RPNI Executive Director Gary Normington, partner/members will examine current conditions and future trends in the market, including insurance legislation relating to terrorism coverage, reinsurance capacity, offshore domiciles, regional and national companies, and new technology. The event will be hosted by Phoenix Arizona RPNI partner/member Wick Pilcher Insurance Inc. and will be chaired by Bill Curtis, Sullivan & Curtis, Inc.

RPNI will welcome representatives from its network of 27 premier independent brokers located throughout the United States and Canada as well as from its overseas partner, the International Insurance Brokers Association (IBA), a network of 31 leading independent brokers worldwide. The two groups represent a combined force of 57 member companies and more than $8.5 billion premium in 100 countries worldwide to enhance international client services.

Established in 1996, RPNI is the 6th largest broker/producer network in the United States. Joint member revenues were $497 million based on $4.8 billion in annual written premiums for its last fiscal year.