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A.M. Best to Sponsor Annual Society of Insurance Research Conference; Director to Lead Innovation-Focused Presentation

October 8, 2018

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2018--A.M. Best will sponsor and participate in the Annual Society of Insurance Research Conference and Exhibit Fair, taking place Oct. 21-23, 2018, at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, LA.

Sridhar Manyem, director, industry research and analytics, will lead a session, titled, “Keeping Up With Innovation,” on Monday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. (CDT). The session will focus on the rapidly increasing pace of innovation, which is causing many types of technology to become obsolete more quickly in favor of newer ones. As a result, insurers should be more cognizant of these exogenous changes in the industry and react appropriately. Manyem also will discuss A.M. Best’s view of prospective trends in the insurance industry, as well as how the industry is reacting to market changes.

The conference, which is themed as “Elevating Insights to Manage Risk and Attract Customers,” will address the risks and opportunities insurance companies face from digital technologies, insurtech start-ups, disruptive business models and customers’ changing expectations. A.M. Best will sponsor a networking reception on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 5:00 p.m. (CDT), and will be exhibiting throughout the event at booth No. 12.

The Society of Insurance Research facilitates research, marketing and planning services for the insurance industry. To learn more about the annual conference, please view the official agenda.

A.M. Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness. Visit for more information.

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CONTACT: A.M. Best

Christopher Sharkey, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5159

Manager, Public Relations

christopher.sharkey@ambest.com

or

Jim Peavy, +1-908-439-2200, ext. 5644

Director, Public Relations

james.peavy@ambest.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA LOUISIANA NEW JERSEY

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE

SOURCE: A.M. Best

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