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    Contingency

    Christian Phillips

    Christian Phillips

    Contingency Underwriter

    Beazley is a market leader in contingency insurance for the sports, leisure, entertainment, conference, exhibition and trade show industries.

    Our team of contingency underwriters based in London and the US are the most experienced in the market and have the knowledge and expertise gained over almost twenty years to advise brokers and their clients on assessing risk and designing the right coverage.

    The Beazley difference

    • Designing bespoke products to satisfy our clients' exact requirements
    • Ease of transaction; business can be placed in the open market, via broker lineslip, binding authority or by reinsurance
    • Our on-line capability for automatic underwriting and policy issuance through Beazley Access
    • Significant capacity available to write the majority of risks 100%
    • Owning a comprehensive database of weather statistics to support weather products and event cancellation
    • Optional enhancements including terrorism, property damage, war, political risks and political violence

    Coverage

    • Event cancellation - major events, sports, trade shows,
      conference & exhibition, music, theatre
    • Non appearance - music tours, theatre, key speakers,
      confidential life and judicial delay
    • Weather - pluvius, prize promotions, cost containment,
      income stabilisation
    • Film production - film producers indemnity, property and
      cast buy backs
    • Advertising agents - commercial advertisers package,
      death and disgrace
    • Prize indemnity - probability games, games of skill, games of chance, over redemption
    • Event liability - public liability and employers liability
      (excluding US market)

    Client Targets

    • Event organizers
    • Media companies
    • Broadcasters
    • Sponsors
    • Advertisers
    • Promotion agencies

    Claims

    • Experienced and professional claims service
    • Rapid adjustment of claims
    • Extensive network of advisors for clients

    Limits

    • Event cancellation - up to £10m/US $15m for standard events and up to £25m/US $50m for major events
    • Event liability - Public liability up to £25m and employers liability £10m

    Key Territories

    Worldwide

    Access our brochures

    Contingency brochure (US)
    Contingency brochure (UK)

    News & Views

    When the show
    does not go on
    Beazley underwriter Christian Phillips weighs in on how businesses of all sizes can suffer when performers cancel. Read our latest Insight

    A-Z product guide
    From air conditioning suppliers to zookeepers, our Weather Guard product meets the needs of diverse niche businesses. Check out our new Weather Guard brochure.

    Support & further information

    busacontingency@beazley.com

    Christian Phillips
    +1 215 446 8426
    christian.phillips@beazley.com

    Products