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International Insurance Society Now Accepting 2024 Nominations for Prestigious Awards Program

New York, New York, Sept. 11, 2023: The International Insurance Society (IIS) is accepting nominations for the Insurance Hall of Fame, Vanguard Market Development Award, and Founder’s Award through Sept. 15, 2023. These awards are among the most prestigious in the insurance industry and will be presented at the Global Insurance Forum 2024. 

IIS Honors program recipients are innovators and visionaries, inspiring others to recognize the crucial role insurance plays in meeting the security needs of a global society. Nominations are submitted by industry peers and evaluated for selection by the IIS Executive Council, a body of senior insurance executives and academics. The awards include:

Insurance Hall of Fame
Recognized as the premier award in the insurance industry, the Insurance Hall of Fame award is given to an individual who has made a broad, encompassing, and lasting contribution to the insurance industry, thereby affecting a substantial influence on the ability of the industry to serve society.  

Vanguard Market Development Award
Established in 2020, the Vanguard Market Development Award recognizes those who have substantially advanced the development of insurance in an underserved market or emerging economy.

Founder's Award
Named in honor of IIS founder John S. Bickley, this prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and lasting contribution to insurance thought, product, practice, or education.

Learn more about the programs and submit a nomination today.

About International Insurance Society
IIS serves as the inclusive voice of the industry, providing a platform for both private and public stakeholders to promote resilience, drive innovation, and stimulate the development of markets. The IIS membership is diverse and inclusive, with members hailing from mature and emerging markets representing all sectors of the re/insurance industry, academics, regulators and policymakers. As a non-advocative organization, the IIS serves as a neutral platform for active collaboration and examination of issues that shape the future of the global insurance industry. Its signature annual event, the Global Insurance Forum, is considered the premier industry conference and is attended by 400+ insurance leaders from around the globe.

Founded in 1965, the IIS is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization based in New York, N.Y. IIS is an affiliate of The Institutes.

About The Institutes
The Institutes are a global not-for-profit comprised of diverse affiliates that educate, elevate, and connect people in the essential disciplines of risk management and insurance. Through products and services offered by The Institutes’ nearly 20 affiliated business units, people and organizations are empowered to help those in need with a focus on understanding, predicting, and preventing losses to create a more resilient world.