Insurance Events Australia 2019

By Anna Chatburn    January 22, 2019

We’ve listed all the key Insurance, Insurtech and Fintech events, awards and conferences in Australia in 2019 to help you stay up to speed with industry trends and networking. Be sure to add them to your calendar and register.

Events where the Advisr team will have a presence are *starred.

Insurance Business Australia Awards 2019

Date 3 May
Location The Star, Sydney
Overview The Australian Insurance Business Awards define excellence in the Insurance profession, recognising leading companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements over the past 12 months. Mark your calendars to join over 600 of your industry peers for an evening of celebration when the prestigious event returns in May.

Insurance Business Claims Tech Summit

Date 16 May
Location Amora Jamison Sydney
Overview Gain insight into global forces shaping the insurance industry and the state of the Australian claims tech landscape. Drive innovation, become customer-focussed and remain relevant by exploring how to use claims tech to meet changing customer demands and transform the customer experience. Overcome the challenges of siloed data systems and old legacy systems and drive cultural change and understand the skills needed to build in the insurance workforce.

Health Insurance Summit

Date 5 – 6 June
Location Rydges World Square, Sydney
Overview Australia’s national forum for key health insurance stakeholders continues to grow in significance. The 18th National Health Insurance Summit will provide discussion post-federal election on the future direction of the PHI industry in Australia. Key issues to be addressed include reform, regulatory updates, innovation and change. The summit will feature speakers addressing complex and thought-provoking issues.

Fintech Australia Finnies Awards

Date 6 June
Location Victorian Innovation Hub, Melbourne
Overview Each year, FinTech Australia run the Finnie Awards to bring everyone together and celebrate the success of the industry. Last year’s event had over 350 attendees from startups, corporates and relevant industry partners gather for the awards. This year we will be celebrating our relaunched ethos towards collaboration and again recognising standout businesses.

Insurance Investment Forum

Date 18 June
Location Double Bay, Sydney
Overview This forum will discuss capital efficient approaches to diversification, risk management as a key part of investment decision making and considerations in duration management.

Community Broker Network Conference

Date 28-31 July
Location Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort, Noosa
Overview The conference theme is “Thrive”. This event is composed of thought-provoking presentations, inspiring keynote speakers and invaluable networking opportunities. This provides the ideal forum to discuss the issues that are relevant now and in the future. The conference will give you the opportunity to experience the latest insights from leading industry experts and share new strategies to allow your business to sustain, grow and thrive.

Women in Insurance Summit

Date 13 August
Location The Westin, Sydney
Overview Did you know that companies with the highest representation of women on boards attain significantly higher performance, on average, than those with lower representation of women? Find out how to overcome unconscious bias and attract the best employees. Create a workplace of the future. Explore ways to improve pay equity, and incorporate flexible work practices. Discover the tools and techniques to foster women leaders. Drive workplace innovation.


Date 22 August
Location TBA
Overview This special event is designed as part of life insurance professionals’ ongoing professional development. Sessions will be provided that are relevant and thought provoking with interactive audience sessions. It’s also an opportunity to catch up with industry colleagues, make new friends and talk with the WA ALUCA committee.

Australian Insurance Industry Awards

Date 30 August
Location Luna Park, Milsons Point, Sydney
Overview This event celebrates all sectors of insurance for a celebration of excellence, professionalism and community and is co-hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and the Asia Insurance Review. Attended by more than 800 of the industry’s top professionals, the Awards recognise the finalists and winners of 19 categories, including individuals and companies spanning the breadth of Australian insurance.

APIG National Conference and Gala Dinner

Date 12 September
Location The Sheraton, Sydney
Overview Incorporated as an association in 1995, the purpose of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group Inc. is to provide educational and networking opportunities for insurance professionals and others involved in the professional and financial risks insurance market in Australia. This popular full-day event is designed to bring together key industry participants to educate, debate, network and explore new ideas and emerging risks.

NIBA Convention

Date 14-15 October
Location The Star, Gold Coast
Overview This annual event offers brokers a chance to network with colleagues from across the nation, and develop relationships with insurers, underwriters and exhibitors. Save the date and registrations open soon.

MMIF Christmas Luncheon

Date 22 November
Location RACV Club, 501 Bourke St, Melbourne
Overview Celebrate Christmas and enjoy some lunchtime festivities with your colleagues at the Melbourne Marine Insurance Forum Inc Christmas Luncheon.

ALUCA End of Year Event (WA)

Date 28 November
Location TBA
Overview Don’t miss out on this special end of year event designed exclusively for life insurance professionals. Organised by the Australasian Life Underwriting and Claims Association Incorporated. This is a great opportunity to connect and catch-up with industry colleagues, talk to the ALUCA committee and share what you would like to see in Perth in 2020.

AICLA Awards Gala (Vic)

Date 5 December
Location  Level 1, Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne
Overview The Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters annual event will acknowledge the Victorian Loss Adjuster of the Year, Trainee Loss Adjuster of the Year, Claims Support Person of the Year, Builder of the Year and Service Provider of the Year.

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