AIE 2019: HOT topics up for discussion at this years event

With just over two months to go before the 2019 African Insurance Exchange at Sun City, the hosts (the Insurance Institute of South Africa and the South African Insurance Association) have confirmed a host of top-notch local and international speakers, facilitators and panellists. With a range of plenary and breakaway sessions, delegates will be spoilt for choice on which events to attend! Read the latest update: Heavy hitters set to attend #AIE2019.

If you haven’t yet booked your spot for the AIE Conference, you can do so here:

COVER Magazine

  • 4th Africa Insurance Barometer: Insurance markets returned to growth
    According to the 4th Africa Insurance Barometer, launched yesterday at the 46th Conference & General Assembly of the AIO in Johannesburg, the continent’s insurance markets have returned to a more stable environment following the deep and sudden economic downturn in 2015/16. Read more
  • Allianz Africa COO appointed President of the AIO
    Allianz Africa announced the appointment of Allianz Africa Chief Operations Officer, Delphine Traoré, as President of the African Insurance Organisation effective June 12, 2019. The announcement was made at the AIO’s 46th conference and annual general assembly. Read more

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FA news

  • New CEO to head up FPI
    The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) recently announced the appointment of Lelané Bezuidenhout as the new Chief Executive Officer of the FPI. Read more
  • Facing the tyranny of metrics
    At the recently held Investment Forum Leonard Kruger, Portfolio Manager at Allan Gray, talked about the threats that exist when making investment decisions in the face of a tyranny of metrics. Read more

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  • Insurance now and tomorrow
    Keeping in mind the insurance business model is a few 100 years old, some of the key challenges we face include the periodic nature of the cover model and the entrenched, rigid communication lines. Read more
  • Young professionals prefer face-to-face when buying financial products
    PPS has recently completed a study which substantiates that the process and finesse of building a personal or physical face-to-face relationship with clients is important to ensure that clients fully understand the products and services offered to them. Read more

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News from our partners…

Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA)

  • AIO 2019: Insurance Penetration in Africa
    The 46th African Insurance Organisation Conference and General Assembly kicked off in style at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, with over 900 delegates from 60 countries in attendance. We are extremely proud to be hosting the event alongside our partner, the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA). Read more
  • Insurance Penetration in Africa: Insuring the Uninsured #AIO2019
    The 46th African Insurance Organisation Conference and General Assembly hosted over 900 delegates from 60 different countries at Emperor’s Palace in Johannesburg this week. Read more
  • AIO2019 – the photos…
    The 2019 African Insurance Organisation conference took place at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, from 8 to 13 June. The event drew over 1 000 delegates from 60 countries. It was a time of great learning, networking, doing deals and amazing entertainment. Here are some of the memories created. Read more


  • Construction and Engineering: Transposing challenges into opportunity
    Is the South African construction and engineering space geared up for the challenges and opportunities 2019 has presented? While economic reform is sluggish, there is an element of cautious optimism. Read more