Aviva confirmed as Principal Sponsor of The BIBA Conference 2021
17th March 2021
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is pleased and proud to announce Aviva as Principal Sponsor of The BIBA Conference 2021.
Under the theme of Strengthening Resilience, this year’s event will bring together the insurance broking community digitally on the 12 and 13 May for two unmissable days of engaging content.
Aviva has been a sponsor of BIBA’s annual Conference & Exhibition for more than 24 years, seeing the annual event as a means to reach out to hundreds of brokers and educate them about the numerous ways Aviva can help them help their customers.
Welcoming Aviva on board, Lindsay Campbell, BIBA Conference Director said:
“The success of The BIBA Conference is due to the overwhelming and generous support of our much-valued sponsors and exhibitors as well as our hundreds of delegates. We are delighted that Aviva is supporting this year’s digital event and we are eager to see the exciting activities they have planned.”
Phil Bayles, Aviva Chief Distribution Officer said:
“BIBA do a great job supporting brokers throughout the year and the BIBA Conference is a huge industry event that we all look forward to every year. As a champion of UK broking, we are proud to be principal sponsors of the BIBA Conference 2021. Although we can’t be there in person, we’re really looking forward to meeting our brokers virtually and finding out what more we can do to support them.”
Further information about The BIBA Conference 2021 can be found on the event website: biba2021.co.uk, or you can follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, #BIBA2021
Notes to editors
1. The BIBA Conference 2021 will be held on 12 and 13 May on a digital platform
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3. About the British Insurance Brokers’ Association
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.
BIBA membership includes around 1800 regulated firms, employing more than 100,000 staff. General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy; they arrange 67% of all general insurance with a premium totaling £65.1bn and 81% of all commercial insurance business. Insurance brokers put their customers’ interests first, providing advice, access to suitable insurance protection and risk management.
BIBA receives hundreds of thousands of enquiries per year to its Find Insurance Services, online and via the telephone, which are directed to insurance broking firms.
BIBA is the voice of the sector advising members, Government, regulators, consumer bodies and other stakeholders on key insurance issues.
4. For further information please contact:
Pam Quinn, Head of Communications, [email protected] or
Lindsay Campbell, Conference Director, [email protected]
5. About Aviva:
For information on how Aviva is helping our people, customers and communities impacted by COVID-19 visit: http://www.aviva.com/covid-19-our-response/
We exist to be with people when it really matters, throughout their lives – to help them make the most of life. We have been taking care of people for more than 320 years, in line with our purpose of being ‘with you today, for a better tomorrow’.
In 2019, we paid £33.2 billion in claims and benefits on behalf of our 33.4 million customers.
Aviva is invested in our people, our customers, our communities and our planet. We are committed to playing our role in tackling the climate crisis. We were the first international insurer to go operationally carbon neutral in 2006 and we are champions of renewable energy and energy storage at our offices. We have invested £6bn in green assets since 2015 and we are a member of the UN Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance. We helped found the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) which was launched in 2018.
Aviva is a Living Wage and Living Hours employer and provides market-leading benefits for our people, including flexible working, paid carers leave and equal parental leave. Find out more at http://www.aviva.com/social-purpose
We will focus on the UK, Ireland and Canada where we have leading market positions and significant potential. We will invest for growth in these markets. Our international businesses in Europe and Asia will be managed for long-term shareholder value. We will also transform our performance and improve our efficiency. Our transformation will be underpinned by managing our balance sheet prudently, reducing debt and increasing our financial resilience.
Total group assets under management at Aviva group are £522 billion (HY20) and our Solvency II capital surplus is £11.8 billion (Q320). Our shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and we are a member of the FTSE 100 index.
For more details on what we do, our business and how we help our customers, visit http://www.aviva.com/about-us