The Institutes Announce Strategic Affiliation with International Insurance Society

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Collaboration will expand opportunities to provide knowledge, education, and networking to the risk management and insurance industry

The Institutes, the leading education and research provider for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry, today announced a strategic affiliation with the International Insurance Society (IIS), the premier member-based organization for executives and thought leaders in the global insurance industry.

IIS will become an affiliate of The Institutes, creating a more robust platform for networking and connection among IIS members, and enabling broader distribution of The Institutes’ designations, certifications and courses. IIS members include executives from national, regional and multi-national insurers, reinsurers, brokers and service providers, as well as international regulatory authorities, public policy organizations, associations, and global insurance scholars, from almost 100 countries.

“Like The Institutes, IIS has a long history of and commitment to educating and empowering risk management and insurance professionals,” said Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer of The Institutes. “By joining forces, we can create more opportunities for interaction, discussion and problem-solving, which in turn will help us tailor our solutions to meet the needs of a rapidly changing industry.”

“The Institutes have a stellar reputation as a knowledge leader throughout our industry, and we are excited about this opportunity to leverage their resources to enhance the benefits of IIS membership,” says Mike Morrissey, president and CEO of IIS. “We are best known for our annual Global Insurance Forum, which since 1965 has drawn the top insurance and risk executives from around the world. Our affiliation with The Institutes will help us build on this in-person experience and create year-round, virtual opportunities for networking and discussion among industry leaders.”

The Institutes will be a visible part of IIS’s upcoming Global Insurance Forum, scheduled for July 8-11, 2018 in Berlin Germany.

About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group
As the industry’s trusted and respected knowledge leader, The Institutes are committed to meeting the evolving professional development needs of risk management and insurance professionals through innovative research, networking, and career resources. Our offerings include the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) designation, associate designations, introductory and foundation programs, online courses, continuing education courses, leadership education, custom solutions, assessment tools and industry consortiums such as the RiskBlock Alliance. TheInstitutes.org.

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About International Insurance Society (IIS)
IIS is a global forum for all insurance industry stakeholders, probing vital issues and utilizing world class research as a force to drive growth and innovation toward sustainable risk management. Our vision is to shape the future of the global insurance industry as a key contributor to the study of economic and social development of markets.

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