Alhaji Mohammed Kari, Commissioner for Insurance, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) will be the Special Guest of Honour at the 2nd Business Journal Insurance Summit 2016 scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Protea Hotel, GRA Ikeja. Time is 10.00am.
Mr. O. S. Thomas, Director-General, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) will Chair the event while the the Distinguished Guest Speaker is PR expert, Dr. Phil Osagie, Global Lead Strategist, JSP Communications Limited.
A statement by Prince Cookey, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Business Journal, says the summit would be the single largest gathering of insurance regulators, operators, professionals, media and allied professions to examine critical issues affecting sustainable growth of the insurance sector in Nigeria.
“Following the great success of the maiden edition of the summit, the 2016 event promises to be an even greater outing in view of the line-up of distinguished speakers, the topics for discussion and the enthusiastic response from stakeholders in the insurance industry.” Cookey said
He said the Insurance Consumers Association of Nigeria [INSCAN] and Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria [ARIAN] will lead discussion at the Open Forum session.
Some of the topics for the summit include:
The Role of PR in Growing Insurance Business in Nigeria; CONSUMERS: Kings or Servants in Insurance; The Importance of Agents in Insurance Business; Retail-The Future of Insurance Business in Nigeria; Driving Insurance Growth in Nigeria via Strategic Innovation.
The theme of the summit is: ‘Managing Risks in a Depressed Economy: The Case of Nigeria.’
It would be recalled that Business Journal won international recognition as the ‘Best Financial Newspaper in Nigeria” at the 2015 International Finance awards by Wealth & Finance International magazine of the United Kingdom (UK).
Business Journal was also nominated twice for the First Bank Business Publication of the Year award by the Nigerian Media Merit Award [NMMA].