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IRMI Seeks Outstanding Construction Risk Managers for Gary E. Bird Horizon Award

Release Date: May 1, 2005

Release Date: May 2, 2005
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DALLAS—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is seeking nominees for this year’s Gary E. Bird Horizon Award, to be presented at the upcoming 25th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (November 7-10, 2005) in Las Vegas. The winner will be announced at a special awards luncheon during the Conference on Wednesday, November 9, 2005.

The Gary E. Bird Horizon Award was created to honor those who expand the risk management horizon in search of new and innovative ways to approach the risks associated with construction projects.

The winner will receive roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, and a complimentary registration to next year’s Construction Risk Conference, October 9-12, 2006, as well as an award and recognition at this year’s Conference.

Applications may be submitted for any of the following categories: Loss Control, Risk Financing, Risk Transfer, or Risk Analysis. All full-time business professionals charged with managing construction risks or the development of a construction-oriented risk management technique are eligible. Candidates must have been in their current position at least 3 years at the time of application.

Judging is based on innovation, adaptability to the rest of the construction industry, cost-efficiency, effectiveness, and current applicability. The judging panel will comprise leading construction industry specialists including an insurance broker, an insurance company representative, an insurance consultant, a risk management professional representing owners, a risk management professional representing contractors, and representatives of professional construction organizations.

Candidates may be nominated or may nominate themselves. The submission deadline is August 26, 2005. Further information and submission packets may be obtained from IRMI’s website or by contacting IRMI as follows: telephone 800–827–4242 (in Dallas 972–960–7693) or fax 972–371–5120.



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