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1403, 2018

UAC Sydney Underwriting Expo breaks records

Wednesday 14 March 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Underwriting Agencies Council’s 19th annual Sydney Underwriting Expo broke records for exhibitors and visitors. The Friday 9 March event at the Sydney Hilton had 98 exhibitors and would have topped the tonne had two exhibitors not had to pull out at the last minute. There were just under 400 [...]

1203, 2018

UAC-MGAA in top-level discussions

Monday 12 March 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Underwriting Agencies Council and its equivalent organisation in the United Kingdom, the Managing General Agents Association, are forging closer ties through a high-level meeting in Sydney next week. UAC and MGAA have been affiliate members of each others’ organisations since 2016. MGAA Chair Charles Manchester will have an extensive [...]

2301, 2018

Sydney Expo sponsors on board

Tuesday 23 January 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

UAC’s Sydney Underwriting Expo sponsorships are being snapped up quickly. Business Service member and UAC’s accountancy firm WLM is sponsoring the lunch. This year lunch is being catered within the Expo Hall, enabling brokers to enjoy food and beverages as they stroll around talking to exhibitors. WLM director Dan McGrath and [...]

1801, 2018

UAC launches Sydney Underwriting Expo sponsorship proposal

Thursday 18 January 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Underwriting Agencies Council has launched a sponsorship proposal for its 2018 Sydney Underwriting Expo. The proposal is an industry first and responds to requests from insurers, agencies and service providers seeking greater involvement in UAC’s premier event. The Sydney Underwriting Expo is on Friday 9 March 2018 at the [...]

1412, 2017

New UAC board elected

Thursday 14 December 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Underwriting Agencies Council has a new board of directors. At UAC’s annual general meeting (AGM) today (Thursday 14 December 2017), three current directors who have completed two-year terms were re-elected. They are Lyndon Turner, CEO of NM Insurance Pty Ltd; Kurt Nilsen, Managing Director of Lion Underwriting; and [...]

2911, 2017

Agency heads polarised on brokers’ role

Wednesday 29 November 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Australian and New Zealand underwriting agency CEOs have polarised views on brokers’ future roles. Asked how they saw brokers’ role changing over the next five years, 45% of respondents to the Underwriting Agencies Council’s 2017 annual CEO Survey saw no change and agreed “we’ll rely on brokers to keep playing [...]

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