Insurance for Third Party Meeting Planners

Meeting planner insurance

Meeting planner insurance

Finding general liability insurance if you are a meeting or event planner can be a royal pain in the ass. No kidding. It sucks on a level Hoover and Dyson cannot even begin to touch. Most regular insurance agents don’t want deal with us so they lump rap and heavy metal producers alongside pharma meeting planners and special event planners. Makes no freaking sense, but hey, what are you gonna do. If we can’t explain what we do to our family and friends, how in the hell are we going to explain it to an industry that sees no shades of grey.

Thankfully, there are solutions for us third party meeting and event planning types, but first, let’s look at the reasons why you might need general liability insurance.

  • First off is DUH. You need insurance. The end. No more reasons.

So, where can you actually find general liability insurance… Here, silver platter…. a few companies that offer policies for us third party planner types that plan regular old meetings and events and not those rapping pharma heavy metal award shows that you read about on Facebook.

Now, I am not an insurance expert or licensed to do anything regarding insurance nor do I get any kickbacks or prizes for post the above links. You have to do your own due diligence and find the company that is right for your needs…

That sounded all legalize and official disclaimer like right?

Keith Johnston

Keith Johnston

Keith is the Managing Partner of i3 Events but is most widely known as the outspoken publisher of the event industry blog PlannerWire. In addition to co-hosting the Bullet List and Event Tech Pull Up Podcasts, he has been featured in Plan Your Meetings, Associations Now, Convene, Event Solutions, and has appeared on the cover of Midwest Meetings Magazine.

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