The Aircraft Builders Council (ABC) was founded in 1955 at a time when aviation products liability coverage was in its infancy and not readily available on the open markets. Working together, sharing a common goal, a group of aviation manufacturing companies, brokers and insurers developed a products liability insurance facility for the benefit of manufacturers in the aviation industry.
Since its formation, the Aircraft Builders Council program has provided aviation products liability insurance and continues to be the leader in developing coverage to satisfy the dynamic needs of the industry that it serves. Participants in the program may secure coverage limits of up to USD 1 billion.
The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) represents public, educational and governmental (PEG) access organizations and media centers and the people who use PEG access to communicate with their communities. ACM seeks to help these individuals and organizations maximize their resources and continue delivering local media content by creating a forum where people can learn, share ideas and interact with their colleagues.
The purpose of AIPAGIA is to establish and maintain a forum to promote the open and free exchange of ideas among a select membership composed of association group insurance administrators, in an atmosphere of fraternalism and social camaraderie.
Beneficial Electrification League is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting beneficial electrification of the economy. With chapters in states across the country, the league’s mission is to increase understanding of electrification’s economic, consumer and environmental benefits.
CICA’s mission is to be the premier global domicile-neutral captive insurance association and to be the best source of unbiased information, knowledge, and leadership for captive insurance decision makers. CICA commits to providing the best networking, education, and advocacy for the captive insurance industry.
The Economic Development Association of Minnesota (EDAM) is a state-wide association of professionals who specialize in economic development. Our membership consists of public, private and nonprofit professionals who are interested in staying informed and connected to current economic development strategies and best practices. EDAM was originally established in 1967 as the Minnesota Industrial Development Association and has evolved over the last 50 years to an organization dedicated to collaboration and innovation in the economic development industry.
The Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC), is a nation-wide association of attorneys specialized in the arena of insurance regulatory law. In order to be considered for membership, an applicant must be a lawyer in good standing, with at least seven years of experience in insurance regulatory law, and must bill more than fifty percent of his or her time to insurance regulatory matters. Each member is recommended in writing by three insurance industry executives from unrelated companies who have attested to their skill and competency.
The Harmonie Group was founded in 1993 at the Harmonie Club in New York City, when several experienced and well-respected members of the defense bar met to discuss forming a national network of high quality law firms, that had the proven ability to serve the special needs of the risk industry. The Group believed then, as it does now, that both clients and attorneys benefit from a better understanding of the unique circumstances and concerns facing each of them. The members at the initial meeting wanted to create an organization where quality members would be encouraged to introduce their quality clients to other members, to promote an exchange of ideas between clients and lawyers, and to have frank discussions concerning the lawyer/client relationship.
Business improves when employees and customers are recognized, rewarded and engaged through effectively structured programs with defined goals and proven returns. IMA is the only organization in the field representing every segment of the marketplace including: Advertising/Sales Promotion Agencies; Consultants, Distributors; Gift Card/Certificate Suppliers; Fulfillment Companies; Incentive Houses; Manufacturers; National Marketing Companies; Performance Improvement Companies; Representatives; Recognition Companies, Travel Specialists and the industry’s major trade publications and trade show managers.
The Independent Agents Association Executives (IAAE) is an association of the 50 chief staff executives of the 50 state associations affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) www.IIABA.com. IAAE was created to facilitate the sharing of ideas, information, and expertise between the 50 state executive members.
The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS®, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors. Since 1933, IREM has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. The Minnesota chapter was founded in 1962, and today has over 300 members.
IMCA is an international organization of insurance communications professionals who specialize in marketing, corporate communications, advertising, sales promotion, content marketing and public relations. An association dedicated to delivering leading-edge marketing and communication techniques that help to maximize the business outcomes of its members, they represent over 120 regional and specialty companies, general agencies, prominent industry suppliers and prominent multi-line insurance companies and brokerage firms, as well as the top five property casualty writers in the U.S. Our membership is drawn from insurance and financial services industries throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Bermuda.
The Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) is a cross-industry association of large merchants involved in the payments industry. The purpose of the MAG is to establish a collaborative relationship between all parties involved in the payments industry to drive positive change in payment acceptance. The MAG seeks partnership between merchants, acquirers, payment companies and banks in order to improve the payments process for everyone. The group also seeks to provide merchants and other companies the opportunity for networking, best practice sharing, and research.
The Minnesota Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA) is a statewide professional organization of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) dedicated to promoting the profession of nurse anesthesia. MANA’s mission is to promote the practice of Nurse Anesthesia in Minnesota through advocacy, education and membership development to advance patient safety and access to quality care.
The mission of the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Cardiology is to serve as a resource for cardiovascular providers to transform and promote optimal heart health for our community.
Founded in 1995, Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW) has grown from a small group of energetic commercial real estate professionals to a network of more than 200 members. Today, MNCREW is the professional association of choice for the most experienced and successful women in Minnesota’s commercial real estate industry.
The Minnesota chapter is affiliated with the national organization of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW Network), consisting of over 8,000 members throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members specialize in all areas of the industry including development, appraisal, finance, law, leasing, brokerage, title insurance, marketing, architecture, property and asset management – everything needed to complete a deal!
The Minnesota Construction Association is a non-profit organization that provides networking, business development and education opportunities for construction managers, project managers, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, engineers, architects, attorneys, suppliers, developers, educators and students involved in the construction industry.
The Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA) is the voice of psychology in Minnesota. The MPA provides advocacy, education and networking, creating a diverse community that serves the science of psychology and its applications throughout Minnesota so the interests of public welfare and psychologists are mutually enhanced.
The Minnesota Subcontractors Association (MSA) is a non-profit trade association representing construction industry specialty contractors and suppliers. MSA is the only association that concentrates on the business issues affecting all subcontractors and suppliers with a focus on safety, education and legislation reform. Members include both union and non-union firms from every specialty construction trade. MSA provides representation in government affairs, education services, scholarships and cooperative action for the improvement of the construction industry.
NAIOP Minnesota is a chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which its members work and live. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of its members.
The National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP) mission is to provide service to its members/customers, and to work collaboratively to promote the highest level of business ethics, best practices, and standards to serve the procurement needs and interests of government, education, and non-profit agencies across the country.
The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) is the nonprofit trade association that represents the closed-loop gift card category. The Association’s mission is to protect, promote and enhance the use of retail gift cards as forms of branded currency and stored value solutions that enable, enrich, and encourage commerce in today’s digital age.
The Society of Insurance Research was founded in 1970 to provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas in all areas of insurance research. It has expanded to marketing and planning, as well as research. The Society includes representation from many different organizations; insurance and non-insurance companies, government agencies, institutions of higher education, and trade associations. The individual Members come from equally divergent areas such as actuarial, agency, claims, consumer relations, corporate planning, education, financial planning, government relations, management consulting, information services, marketing and sales, modeling, operations, product development and analysis, reinsurance, risk management, statistical research and underwriting. Providing regular and valuable communications between these individuals and organizations is a major purpose of the Society. The activities of SIR are intended to provide opportunities to discuss current issues with fellow researchers and planners. These activities include an Annual Conference each fall and a Research Seminar each spring. Meeting sites are located throughout the United States.