The Institutes Agree to Acquire Risk & Insurance, National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo, and National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo

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New platforms will expand expertise and broaden reach of The Institutes’ knowledge, education, and training services

By acquiring Risk & Insurance, NWCDC, and ErgoExpo, we are enhancing our ability to provide knowledge through an ever-expanding set of knowledge and knowledge-delivery solutions.

The Institutes, the leading risk management and insurance knowledge provider, today announced it has agreed to acquire three valuable knowledge-sharing platforms from LRP Media Group. Upon closing the deal, The Institutes will acquire Risk & Insurance®, National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo (NWCDC), and National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo® (ErgoExpo). The deal is anticipated to close in December.

“At The Institutes, we are constantly seeking ways to better serve individuals interested in risk management and insurance topics,” said Peter Miller, CPCU, president and CEO of The Institutes. “By acquiring Risk & Insurance, NWCDC, and ErgoExpo, we are enhancing our ability to provide knowledge through an ever-expanding set of knowledge and knowledge-delivery solutions. Acquiring these platforms will not only enhance our content but also expand our ability to effectively deliver our content by gaining a better understanding of individuals’ risk management and insurance knowledge preferences and needs.”

Risk & Insurance is the leading risk management and insurance digital and print platform. It is also known for its award programs, including the Power Broker award. NWCDC and ErgoExpo will expand The Institutes’ educational offerings into the area of workplace injury risk mitigation. NWCDC is the largest national workers’ compensation event and exposition, and ErgoExpo is the nation’s largest and longest running ergonomics event, focused on providing knowledge about making employees safer by mitigating workplace injuries.

Upon the deal’s closing, Risk & Insurance, NWCDC, and ErgoExpo will become members of The Institutes.

About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group
The Institutes, a leading provider of risk and insurance knowledge solutions, offer professional designations, including the CPCU® program. In addition, The Institutes provide introductory, foundational, and leadership programs; online and continuing education courses; events and conferences; custom solutions; and assessment tools. Affiliates include CEU, Claims Pages, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the CPCU-Loman Education Foundation, The Institutes CPCU Society, The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, The Institutes RiskStream CollaborativeTM, the Insurance Research Council, the International Insurance Society, MyPath, and the Pacific Insurance Conference.

CPCU is a registered trademark of The Institutes. All rights reserved.

About LRP Media Group
LRP Media Group, headquartered in Palm Beach County since 1996, is an innovative media company serving millions of business and education professionals worldwide. Specializing in education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, human resources, workers' compensation and disability, LRP publishes thousands of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos and online resources. The company also produces five industry-leading print and digital magazines for key decision-makers: District Administration, Human Resource Executive®, HRM Asia, Risk & Insurance® and University Business. Additionally, LRP annually delivers top-quality training and professional development to more than 80,000 professionals through its 13 award-winning conferences and tradeshows in China, Singapore and the United States. LRP currently employs more than 500 professionals in its Connecticut, Florida, Pennsylvania, Singapore and Washington, D.C., offices.

Risk & Insurance, National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, and Human Resource Executive are registered trademarks of LRP Media Group. All rights reserved.

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