TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The cream of the insurance industry gathered at the Liberty Grand this evening to celebrate the first annual Insurance Business Awards, celebrating the best of Canada's insurance professionals.
The awards, sponsored by platinum partner Markel and produced by Insurance Business Magazine, toasted to the outstanding professionals and organizations across the insurance channel, with over 190 finalists across multiple categories.
The winners of the 19 awards were announced at tonight's black-tie event which was attended by a host of prominent names in the industry including Zurich Canada, Aviva Canada and Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company.
One of the evening's most prominent winners, Dick Hubbard of Hubbard Insurance, this years recipient of The First Insurance Funding of Canada Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Insurance Industry, said that he was honoured to be receiving the title.
In his acceptance speech by video message, Dick expressed his "great satisfaction" in seeing his son's join the family-run brokerage and watching them take on responsibility for growing the business further.
Hubbard added: "They say the business of life is collecting memories, and I've certainly collected many memories over these past years."
"The award show promises to be a spectacular addition to the Insurance industry year on year and the number of recommendations for brokers and the industry has been outstanding," said Chris Davis, the Insurance Business Awards' operations manager. "These efforts are a testament to the industry's belief in elevating the industry as a whole."
For a full list of all Insurance Business Awards Winners, please visit www.ibawards.ca
SOURCE Insurance Business Canada
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