Finalists revealed for Insurance Business Awards

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - It is being described as the most important and influential night of the year for insurance industry professionals across Canada – a chance to secure industry recognition and celebrate the very best the country has to offer: and now the finalists can be revealed.

The first annual Insurance Business Awards, brought to you by Insurance Business Magazine, are set for the evening of Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.

Karen Barkley, president of Markel Canada, said that the insurer was excited about the upcoming event and looking forward to "celebrating some industry success stories," adding that the company would be supporting the awards as both a sponsor and a nominee.

Today, we have released the finalists for all award categories in what is quickly becoming the industry's preeminent award show focused on the outstanding work done by insurance professionals across Canada.

"The award show promises to be spectacular. The number of recommendations and nominations 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."

Overall, the awards cut a wide swath across the insurance channel, with over 190 finalists in 18 categories drawn from across the country. The show is produced by KMI Publishing & Events – the organization behind Insurance Business magazine.

SOURCE KMI Publishing and Events Ltd.

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For further information: Jessica Duce, Insurance Business Canada,, 416-644-8740 ext 230

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