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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:
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- 46th AIO conference & general assembly Interviews
The 46th African Insurance Organisation Conference and General Assembly took place in great style at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. COVER attended as media partner, providing commentary and hosting interviews. Thanks to RFIB Africa for their media sponsorship, making it possible for us to ensure broad coverage. Watch video interviews
- Bridging the insurance gap
COVER sat down with FMI CEO, Brad Toerien, at FMI’s recent Claiming Through Life Stages adviser workshop in Cape Town. Brad discussed industry misperceptions, customer end results and pitfalls, the risks people face as a result and how these challenges are being address. Read more
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- South Africa’s 2019 best performing short term insurers are…
South African consumers have high expectations of their short term insurance providers but in the same breath don’t always see the value in having insurance, until they have to use it. Read more
- Are you looking to make a mark?
The Insurance Apprentice is all about skills development as eight young individuals’ complete tasks, and at the same time showcase the exciting and fun side of the industry, while being filmed. The aim is to excite more young people about what our industry has to offer, what the benefits are and how many growth opportunities there are. Read more
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- Here’s how to protect yourself and your property in flood season
There is a global rise in climate change linked to extreme weather events. We’ve already seen devastating floods in Durban this year causing more than R650-million in damage. With frequent downpours expected around the country this winter, now is the time to buckle down and proactively prep to mitigate storm damage. Read more
- Get your home ready for Winter
Winter is an opportune time to undertake the vital maintenance and repairs necessary to ensure your safety at home. “These tips will help you manage the challenges that come with winter and colder temperatures,” says Mandy Barrett of insurance brokerage and risk advisors, Aon South Africa. Read more
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