SOA Annual Meeting & RMA Seminar – October 15-18, 2017
RMA was proud to again be a Gold sponsor of the Society of Actuaries Annual Meeting, which took place in Boston in 2017. We were pleased to welcome everyone who dropped in at the RMA booth in the Exhibit Hall as well.rnrnDirectly following the SOA Meeting, RMA invited a number of clients and prospects to join us for our first ever Reinsurance Seminar. The event featured industry professionals sharing their expertise on such topics as ICOLI, asset wraps, reinsurance considerations under PBR, and insurance-linked assets. RMA was pleased to also be joined by our reinsurance partners Toa Re, Korean Re, and Swiss Life, who gave presentations about their respective companies and strategy.rnrnIt was our pleasure to have our speakers, clients and prospects join us for this stimulating afternoon and evening and we would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all attendees and contributors!
RMA Client Golf Outing – September 13, 2017
RMA’s 2017 annual golf classic was held on September 13th at the Country Club in Woodbridge, Ontario. This would be the last time our event would be held at this venue, as the course has been taken over by new owners.rnrnThe awards ceremony following dinner featured prizes ranging from Golf certificates and a Blue Jays gift package to a Samsung tablet and even a Samsung Smart TV. Our top foursome from our 2015 event, comprised of representatives from Canada Life, Aon Benfield, Hannover Re and RMA., repeated this achievement again in 2017. Top Male and Top Female prizes were won by Dean Wells of SSQ Insurance and Lillian Bannon of Integro Group, with Doug Baker of Teachers Life picking up the award for most honest golfer.
RMA 2017 CRC Client Event – March 28, 2017
RMA returned to the theatre in 2017 for its pre-CRC event, treating clients and their guests to a performance of The Bodyguard, the musical based on the 1992 movie of the same name.rnrnThe Toronto production of the The Bodyguard was staged at the elegant and historical Ed Mirvish theatre in the downtown core. When it was originally opened as The Pantages Theatre in 1920, it was one of Canada’s earliest motion picture houses and was the largest in the country at that time. Pre- and post-theatre receptions, featuring a variety of dishes in keeping with the theme of the show, were hosted just a short walk away at the Ontario Heritage Centre.rnrnWe would like to thank our clients who came from near and far for sharing this evening with us as well as for their continuous support throughout the year. We look forward to hosting you at our next Pre-CRC event in 2018 on April 18th.
RMA CRC Client Event – April 12, 2016
For its 2016 pre-Canadian Reinsurance Conference event, RMA took clients “out to the ballgame”.rnrnOur guests were invited to watch the Toronto Blue Jays, coming off their best season in more than 20 years, take on their division rivals, the New York Yankees, in their first home stand against them this season.rnrnThe Summit Lounge Skybox at the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto offered a panoramic view of the playing field, while guests were able to enjoy dinner from the various food stations nearby.rnrnAlthough the outcome for the Blue Jays was not very positive, we are pleased to announce that the outcome of our event certainly was. We’d like to thank all of our clients who attended our event and look forward to seeing you at our next CRC event on March 28, 2017.
REFOCUS 2016 ReFocus Annual Meeting – March 6-9, 2016
ReFocus is an annual industry meeting which is jointly chaired by the Society of Actuaries and the American Council of Life Insurers. This year’s conference was held from March 6 to 9 at the Aria Resort and Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada.rnrnOver time, Refocus has established a reputation as one of the more influential Life industry gatherings and is attended by many leaders and decision makers in the insurance and finance industry. More than 600 delegates once again attended this event to listen to discussions on a broad range of subjects from retirement and longevity issues to strategies for better understanding the customer base and the underserved market.rnrnThe ReFocus meeting continues to be an effective networking venue for insurance and reinsurance practitioners to meet and to discuss business, and trending issues that impact the industry. Howard Bernstein and Douglas Lum were pleased to represent RMA at the 2016 forum.
RMA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – January 14, 2016
RMA is pleased to be celebrating 20 years of providing insurance and reinsurance solutions to our clients all over the world. To mark this occasion, a staff event was held at The Ball Room in downtown Toronto on Thursday, January 14th. Each department contributed to an afternoon of presentations featuring RMA’s many highlights over the past 20 years, followed by a very entertaining, if not necessarily skilled, bowling competition. 1st Place went to the team of Paul Chiarvesio, Jean-Jacques Jako, Marvin Lei, Claire Myles and Thierry Tremiseaux.rnrnWe congratulate John, Claire and Jason on this achievement, and extend our thanks to them for their support and generosity over these past 20 years as well as those to come.
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