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Nearly 2,000 Attend 37th IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Release Date: Nov 9, 2017

Indianapolis, IN—Nearly 2,000 construction risk and insurance professionals convened in Indianapolis, Indiana, from November 5 to November 8 for the 37th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC).

CRC began in 1982 with fewer than 150 insurance buyers. It has grown into the only national symposium devoted exclusively to managing, insuring, and bonding the risks of construction projects. This year’s CRC featured 3 general sessions and over 30 sessions presented by more than 70 nationally recognized insurance, risk management, safety, and surety experts.

Contractors large and small sent their risk, insurance, and safety managers. In addition, virtually all of the major providers of insurance or surety services were represented, and a substantial number of risk managers representing project owners (i.e., companies with large construction projects planned or under way) attended.

“Contractors are dealing with unique risk management challenges stemming from the lack of qualified and well-trained workers, new construction technologies, and new competitors entering their markets,” said International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI) President, CEO, and Conference Cochairman Jack Gibson. “The IRMI Conference provides unique opportunities for contractors, their brokers, and their underwriters to meet and plan for the coming year. As a result, this Conference has become a must-attend event for proactive risk managers and those in the insurance industry who serve them.”

The 38th CRC will be held November 4–7, 2018, in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit


About IRMI:

Since 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has been the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences. For more information, visit

Lisa Harrington
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