Young Broker Day
Young Broker Day 2024 is sponsored by
What is Young Broker Day?
The day is designed to provide another avenue of guidance and support to brokers in the early stages of their career. With career stories from insurance legends to celebrity speakers and sessions on personal development, previous Young Broker Days have been invaluable. There is the opportunity to tour around the expansive Exhibition Hall and network with professionals across the industry. You can also add it to your CPD hours!
Our 2024 hosts
We are delighted to have 3 wonderful young brokers hosting YBD this year. They have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry and are on hand to answer any questions you might have.
Welcome to Young Broker Day 2024
Networking lunch with iCAN
Game, Strategy & Determination: A Panel of Sporting Success
On Thursday, April 18th, we’re excited to host two exclusive networking events in both London and Manchester, starting at 5pm. This special occasion offers young brokers, aged 35 and under, a unique opportunity to connect and engage with industry peers. Don’t miss out on this prime chance to expand your professional network and foster valuable relationships. Representatives from The Ardonagh Group and iCAN will also be there.
Last year was the biggest Young Broker Day yet! We had brilliant feedback and can’t wait to welcome you all again this year. Young Broker Day is on the second day of The BIBA Conference, so will be held on Thursday 16 May 2024. The agenda will be released soon so make sure to keep an eye on our socials and come back here for full details.
Here for you.
At Aviva we’re committed to helping you and your clients meet the demands of the ever-changing insurance landscape. We’re continually listening and acting on your feedback, so whatever happens next, we will continue to deliver exceptional solutions for our mutual clients and create a more sustainable future together. It’s your partnership that powers us, as without your unwavering support, we couldn’t have achieved the milestone of being awarded General Insurer of the Year* for the tenth year running – amazing recognition of our partnership and what we achieve together.
The Aviva team are thrilled to be returning to BIBA this May and can’t wait to talk to you about what’s next and how we can be here for you in 2024.
It takes you. It takes a partnership. It takes Aviva.
*Insurance Times Awards 2013- 2023 & British Insurance Awards 2023.
The Ardonagh Group
Ardonagh is a leading independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. The Group was founded in 2017 when five businesses were brought together to explore a new vision for the insurance industry. Since then, Ardonagh has been on a remarkable growth journey and now encompasses more than 50 best-in-class entrepreneurial and specialist brands in more than 30 countries worldwide.
With over 10,000 talented professionals expertly navigating our clients’ challenges, who work to evolve and grow our business, we know that our people are at the very heart of our success. That is why we are proud to offer training and development opportunities that are second to none. From leadership programmes, technical training and mentoring, right through to our graduate and intern programmes, there’s really no end to the opportunities you could discover with a career at Ardonagh.
We’re delighted to sponsor The BIBA Conference 2024. We’re one of the largest insurers in the UK. AXA Insurance offers personal and commercial insurance, while AXA XL focuses on P&C and specialty risks. AXA Health is AXA’s UK health and wellbeing specialist and AXA Partners is a B2B specialist, providing solutions in assistance services.
Together, we cover individuals and businesses operating in diverse sectors, and distribute our products through brokers, aggregators, corporate and retail partners and direct to the customer. We work hard to become a genuine partner to our customers, summed up in our tagline ‘Know You Can’.
We wish everyone a successful conference and look forward to working with you.
CFC is a specialist insurance provider, pioneer in emerging risk and market leader in cyber. Our global insurance platform uses cutting-edge technology and data science to deliver smarter, faster underwriting and protect customers from today’s most critical business risks.
Headquartered in London with offices in New York, Austin, Brussels and Brisbane, CFC has over 850 staff and is trusted by more than 130,000 businesses in 90+ countries.
As pioneers with more than 45 years’ experience in insurance premium finance, we continue to deliver award winning support through our strategic drivers of service, expertise, and relationships.
Working in partnership with brokers, we offer practical support, unique data, and insights, to reinforce business decisions and goals. Our wide range of products help all types of customers pay for their insurance, by spreading the cost over regular fixed monthly payments.
Together, we’ll help you unlock opportunities for your business and customers.
Cowbell is a pioneer of Adaptive Cyber Insurance, a leader in providing businesses – from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to companies with up to £1 billion annual turnover – with coverage adaptable to today’s and tomorrow’s threats and the advanced warning of cyber risk exposures. In its unique AI-based approach to risk selection and pricing, Cowbell’s continuous underwriting platform, powered by its patented risk rating factors, Cowbell Factors – an offering not available with any other cyber insurance provider – compresses the insurance process from submission to issue in less than 5 minutes, and gives businesses the ability to benchmark their IT security against industry peers.
Cowbell is backed by 20 prominent leading global (re)insurance partners and serves SMEs and mid-market companies in 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2019, Cowbell is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with employees across the U.S., Canada, India and the U.K.
Ecclesiastical’s specialist approach and charitable purpose is what makes us different.
Named Specialist Insurance Company of the Year, Ecclesiastical has ambitions to grow. We’ve built a reputation of being one of the most trusted1 insurers for our specialist insurance solutions, all backed by award-winning claims service and risk management expertise.2
Come and see us on stand C40 to talk about our new Professions product and proposition. We are now fully open for Leisure business, are investing in our Schemes proposition and helping clients to build resilience with our new Risk Maturity Assessment tool.
Proudly part of the Benefact Group, we continue to build a ‘Movement for Good’ to transform lives through charities and good causes with an ambition to give £250m by 2025. Visit our stand to nominate your favourite charity for a chance to win!3
1 FWD Broker Opinion survey 2008 to 2023
2 Claims Product Solution of the Year - Insurer - Insurance Times, Claims Service Quality Marque from Gracechurch Risk Management Specialist Company of the Year, CIR Risk Management Awards 2022
3 Terms and Conditions apply
We are the UK’s largest specialist motor-only insurer with over 20 products created to cover a range of vehicle types making motoring passions and livelihoods possible. We specialise in motor insurance for Personal, Commercial, Agriculture and Fleet classes, offering brokers a breadth of specialist Lloyd’s A+ rated products; from tractors to modified food trucks, supercars and classic cars to fleets, each built with specialist underwriting knowledge. Our products are available across a range of digital platforms, including software houses, ERS eTrade and Plug in to ERS alongside our team of expert underwriters who understand the more specialist complex risks.
Malta is internationally recognised as a brand denoting excellence in financial services. It offers an attractive and efficient base for financial services operators looking for a European Union-compliant, yet flexible, domicile.
FinanceMalta, a non-profit public-private initiative, was set up to promote Malta as an international financial centre, both within, as well as outside Malta. It brings together, and harnesses, the resources of the industry and government, to ensure Malta maintains a modern and effective legal, regulatory and fiscal framework in which the financial services sector can continue to grow and prosper.
The Board of Governors, together with the founding associations: The Malta Funds Asset Servicing Association, the Malta Bankers Association, the Malta Insurance Association, the Association of Insurance Brokers, the Malta Insurance Managers Association, the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners; its members and staff are all committed to promote Malta as a centre of excellence in financial services and international business.
Markel is a leading specialist insurer, serving regional brokers and UK SMEs. We are proud to empower, support and protect over one million UK customers with specialist insurance, tax and legal solutions.
We’re specialists and have provided sector-specific solutions for over 30 years. In that time, we've established a strong reputation for technical excellence, product innovation and service excellence to the broking community.
Whether it’s access to 24/7 legal advice, tax and R&D support or a debt recovery service, we understand the day-to-day challenges facing our customers.
We put people first because we believe in the power of relationships and doing what’s right.
Established in 2001, the group includes the UK’s largest MGA, Markerstudy Insurance Services Limited, which supports UK broker partners and protects millions of policyholders with a comprehensive range of products and services.
We are an inclusive organisation of more than 5,000 employees, and are proud to have achieved Gold accreditation from Investors in People for three consecutive periods.
Other sectors within the group include the Markerstudy Distribution division, which comprises of a number of brands including Brightside Insurance and Insurance Factory – one of the UK’s largest pet insurance platforms – and complementary businesses Auto Windscreens, VisionTrack and Vision Vehicle Solutions.
Markerstudy Group is also awaiting regulatory approval on its proposed merger with Atlanta, Ardonagh Group’s personal lines broking business, which will offer an enhanced proposition for the benefit of millions of UK customers.
Pearson Ham Group
Join the elite - 80% of top insurer brands that trust our cutting-edge insights. At Pearson Ham, we're on a mission to elevate your performance through precise pricing strategies. Our tailored insurance market insights offer a daily snapshot of your competitors' pricing dynamics and quotability. Stay steps ahead, make informed decisions, and price confidently in the dynamic insurance landscape. Can you afford to fall behind when the leaders trust us? Seize the opportunity now and secure your position at the forefront of the industry.
QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.
QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers.
As a business insurance specialist, we offer a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to specialist financial lines, marine and energy – all tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customers.
We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our customers’ businesses to offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping customers improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.
Find out more about us and read our latest articles to help build business resilience.
Verisk is a strategic data analytics and technology partner to the global insurance industry. We help (re)insurers, brokers, and MGAs make more informed decisions across underwriting, policy admin, and claims.
Our underwriting solutions help you make faster and more accurate decisions for home, commercial, motor, health, and travel insurance through real-time data enrichment, property attributes, perils models, vehicle information, and medical risk assessment tools.
Built for automation and e-commerce, our policy admin solutions offer a complete back and front office system for insurance businesses: prospect capture, new business, mid-term adjustments, cancellations, renewals, ratings, document production, payments, buying online, and integrated accounts.
Our fraud detection and claims solutions enhance efficiency, minimise expenses, and expedite claims processing for property, motor, and personal injury claims.