Mutual and Cooperative Insurance Communications Seminar

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hosted by IPB Insurance
Monday, 19 June 2017 to Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The 2017 Mutual and Cooperative Insurance Communications Seminar: Make your mutual message matter is the ideal opportunity for communications professionals from member organisations of the Association of Mutual Insurers and Insurance Cooperatives in Europe (AMICE) and the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) to find solutions to these important questions.

The event takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from 19 to 21 June 2017 and will be hosted by member organisation IPB Insurance. The registration process is open for this unique, member-only communications seminar focusing on mutuality in the digital age.

The venue for the event is the Clayton Burlington Road hotel.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

Vicky Godolphin, Head of Digital at Accenture Ireland: The future landscape for digital communications/marketing

Vicky has responsibility for helping clients across multiple industry sectors to develop and execute their digital strategies. Vicky and her team specialise in helping clients to integrate digital technologies to improve business operations and processes, and deliver more efficient services across multiple platforms to today’s "always-on," connected customers.

Alan Shortt, Media Skills, Ireland: The power of a story: How to tell irresistible and forceful stories that create a compelling image of the power and potential of digital marketing

Alan is a well-known Irish presenter, performer and producer. He is a regular contributor on RTE Radio/TV and BBC Ulster. An expert in communications, Alan delivers insightful advice on structuring your content to deliver powerful message, using stories and statistics to enhance your point and aligning your message to your audience needs.

Coman Fullard, Senior Digital Strategist, Continuum: You don’t need to be a large insurer, or to have a big budget to make an impact

Strategy, digital marketing, segmentation, positioning and pricing are the cornerstones of Coman’s professional expertise. He has driven growth in start-ups and blue-chip multinationals in local, European and global marketplaces. Coman has a diverse sectoral experience covering web-based businesses, consulting, franchising, property, renewable energy and medical devices and diagnostics.

Delegates will also have the opportunity to gain valuable insights from speakers and panelists from ICMIF and AMICE member organisations from around the world, including:

  • PPS (South Africa)
  • Seguros Unimed (Brazil)
  • Zenkyoren (Japan)
  • NFU Mutual (UK)
  • brightpeak financial - part of Thrivent Financial (USA)

Thanks to the event host company IPB Insurance, delegates will enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend a drinks reception in the world famous City Hall hosted by the Lord Mayor of Dublin and then dinner at the award winning Fallon & Byrne restaurant

The event hotel is the Clayton Burlington Road hotel. If you have already booked your hotel then we advise that you check the terms and conditions of your hotel reservation at the time of booking making special note of details on hotel cancellation fees in case you need these in the future. At present the hotel's cancellation policy allows for rooms to be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the arrival date without charge. Cancellations received after that date will incur a full charge of the full room rate per night.

If you have not yet booked your hotel accommodation at the Clayton Burlington Road hotel please contact our Events Team ( who will assist you with obtaining the best possible rate as our special deal has now expired.

Any amends made to reservations must be made seven days prior to arrival date. Any amendments after that date will incur a full amendment charge of the full room rate per night.

Places at this event are limited and will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis and therefore members are advised to register now to secure their place.

For more information please contact Liz Green, Senior Vice-President, Membership Services

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