National African-American Insurance Association to host 2011 National Conference in Miami, FL. September 28-30

Marsh to co-host national gathering of insurance professionals                                       


The National African-American Insurance Association (NAAIA) will host its 2011 National Conference September 28-30 at the Fairmount Turnberry Resort in Miami, Florida.


Themed “Diversity-A Roadmap to New Opportunities”, the event brings together insurance industry professionals from various roles and disciplines to participate in roundtable discussion forums, continuing education workshops, networking, and an awards ceremony honoring those who have made significant contributions to this industry.


The 2011 National Conference will be co-hosted by Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor.


“The 2011 National Conference will champion the use of teamwork as a key to success for African Americans presented with (insurance) industry challenges and opportunities,” said Don Davis, National Chairman of NAAIA. “The diversity of talent and perspective embodied by the NAAIA membership and supporters will further emphasize the value of collaboration.”


Consistent with the goals of NAAIA, the conference will enhance and support career development for attendees representing leadership and staff from insurance agency/broker organizations, insurance companies, and industry related service affiliates.


“The conference is going to be exciting,” said Mr. Davis. “This year marks our 13th annual national conference which continues to build upon the strengths of NAAIA and its talented members.”


Headquartered in Washington, DC, the National African-American Insurance Association (NAAIA) is dedicated to empowering African-American insurance professionals as well as increasing its numbers nationwide by sharing information for personal growth and professional development, while also providing opportunities for networking, continuing education, and building mutually beneficial partnerships.


For more information about NAAIA or to register for its 2011 National Conference, call 866-56-NAAIA or visit


Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has over 24,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a member of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm with 52,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $10 billion, which is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.


For more information about NAAIA or to register for its 2011 National Conference, call 866-56-NAAIA or visit