Annual Conference

April 2nd, 2019 - April 3rd, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting & Conference

Start Date/Time:
04/02/2019 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
04/03/2019 11:00 PM
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL United States

Register now for the IRUA’s 2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference!  The conference will be held at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach Resort, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL on April 2-3, 2019.

The Conference Program Committee has  been busy working on putting together a high-caliber and cutting-edge agenda as well as other activities.

This year, the format has changed to allow for the Golf Tournament to be held on Tuesday, April 2 at noon.  Tuesday evening will be our Opening Night Cocktail Reception immediately followed by Dinner (with Golf Prizes and Awards).

In addition to our new format and workshop sessions, we are pleased to announce a very special Keynote Dinner Speaker.  Come share  An Evening with P. J. O’Rourke“. This well-know author. speaker and satirist has written twenty books on subjects as diverse as politics, cars, etiquette and economics.  P.J. O’Rourke is also a regular panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.  A complimentary copy of his latest book “None of My Business” will be given to all attendees.

On April 3rd, the program will open at 8:15 am with the Annual Meeting and will run the full day  After the day’s sessions have concluded, we will adjourn for a wrap-up Reception and Dinner in a casual setting.

The Agenda includes a Global Reinsurance Leaders Panel and a Reinsurance Buyers Panel which you can’t afford to miss. And,  for the first time, we will have line of business breakout sessions so that we can cover as many areas as possible,  Breakout sessions will address Casualty, Property and Claims topics and you will have the opportunity to select which sessions you would like to attend.

A Copy of the full program agenda can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference Attendance List
(As of March 14, 2019 and subject to change)

This will be an informative learning and networking experience that you won’t want to miss, while maximizing the use of your time, so make sure you register today. The preferred, discounted  room rate period has expired but there are a limited number of rooms still available so reserve now to secure your hotel reservation!

This program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

2019 Annual Members Meeting & Conference Sponsors

Munich Reinsurance America
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC
Markel Global Re
Odyssey Re
Ren Re
Arch Re
Partner Re
American Agricultural Insurance Company
Farmers Mutual Hail of Iowa

Sponsorships are Still Available

CLICK HERE to Download our list of complete sponsorship opportunities.

The non-member rate is set as the default rate. If you are registering from a member company, you must log in to receive the member rate. Once logged in, the system will identify you as being from a member company and the non-member rate will automatically change to the member rate.

To secure your hotel reservation, please call the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort at 1-954-525-4000 or1-800-222-6543 OR click on the link to make your hotel reservation on-line:

Group Room Rate:  $229 was valid until the Group Cut-Off Date of Monday, March 11, 2019

Conference Registration Fees:
Member: $1350
Three or more member registrations from the same company post March 4th: $1050
Non-Member: $1695

$595 per person
Golf Registration: $275

If you are interested in participating on the Committee, please contact Jerry Wallis, Executive Director, at

We hope to see you there.