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UAC Event app

After a successful trial of an event app at UAC’s Sydney Underwriting Expo, the concept is being expanded to other expos, including Melbourne on 26 May. The app will: Provide a full list of all exhibitors live, enabling you to plan your visits in advance Replace traditional printed sheets to show booths visited Facilitate efficient [...]

2017-05-10T09:46:49+00:00 Wednesday 10 May 2017|News|

UAC sponsors Underwriting Agency of the Year award

UAC is proud to sponsor the Underwriting Agency of the Year award at the 14th annual Australian ANZIIF-Asia Insurance Review Insurance Industry Awards. UAC has been a sponsor since the agency award started in 2009. Good luck to all UAC members who have entered. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner in Sydney. [...]

2017-05-09T11:24:21+00:00 Thursday 4 May 2017|News|

UAC to host Auckland Seminar & Underwriting Expo

The Underwriting Agencies Council is hosting an Auckland Seminar and Expo on Thursday 11 May 2017. Brokers are invited to attend both. There is no cost and CPD points are available from ANZIIF and IBANZ. The event, at the Crowne Plaza, 128 Albert Street, Auckland, starts at 2pm with a seminar presented by Paul Ash, [...]

2017-04-04T16:44:53+00:00 Tuesday 4 April 2017|News|

Record numbers at UAC Sydney Expo

The Underwriting Agencies Council’s 18th annual Sydney Underwriting Expo attracted record numbers. The 435 brokers attending registered for the first time via an event app that enabled them to scan a minimum of 25 exhibitors’ QR codes to be in the draw to win UAC’s travel prize and get CPD points. There were 86 exhibitors. [...]

2017-03-23T15:18:41+00:00 Friday 17 March 2017|Expo, News|

Claim Central sponsors UAC happy hours

The Underwriting Agencies Council and Claim Central have signed a two-year contract for Claim Central to sponsor the members’ happy hour functions that precede UAC expos. UAC hosts a three-hour “happy hour” function for UAC member exhibitors the night before its expos across Australia and New Zealand. This year UAC is holding a record number [...]

2017-03-23T15:17:34+00:00 Tuesday 28 February 2017|News|

UAC opens Sydney Expo registrations

The Underwriting Agencies Council has issued invitations to its members to exhibit at the 18th Annual Sydney UAC Expo. The event is on Friday 10 March 2017 at the Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street, Sydney. Click here for the full media release.

2017-02-13T12:04:42+00:00 Monday 13 February 2017|News|

New directors join UAC board

The Underwriting Agencies Council has five new directors. Retiring directors Heath Amber (Millennium), Emily Walker (Axis) and Linda King (Sterling) were returned at UAC’s annual general meeting in Sydney today and Simon Lightbody (Steadfast Agencies) and Rhys Mills (Solution) were elected as new directors. Click here for the full media release.

2017-01-23T14:38:16+00:00 Thursday 15 December 2016|News|

Eight nominees vie for UAC board positions

The Underwriting Agencies Council has received eight nominations for five vacancies on its board. Three current directors have re-nominated – Heath Amber (Millennium); Emily Walker (Axis); and Linda King (Sterling). Ms King is currently UAC’s treasurer and Mr Amber is the immediate past chair. The additional nominees are: Suzanne White (Beazley); Jarrod Bell (Sportscover); Denver [...]

2017-01-23T14:36:22+00:00 Friday 25 November 2016|News|

UAC announces new strategic partnership

The Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC) is pleased to announce QBE Insurance as its newest strategic underwriting partner. UAC, on behalf of its member base across Australia and New Zealand, told the market in July it was seeking a new partner to help foster growth within the wider underwriting agency sector. UAC General Manager William Legge [...]

2017-01-23T14:32:44+00:00 Tuesday 15 November 2016|News|

Melbourne broker wins travel prize

Agencies Council (UAC) and Lloyd’s. Sophie Jordan, Account Manager at Willis Towers Watson, Melbourne, won the prize after having her “passport” signed by all 45 participating UAC members at the UAC-Lloyd’s Village in the exhibition hall at the annual National Insurance Brokers Association Convention in Melbourne this week. Sophie’s win meant she was then eligible [...]

2017-01-23T14:32:58+00:00 Thursday 15 September 2016|News|