Where Program Business Gets Done

September 2023


23rd Annual Summit


With just over one month to go, the Summit attendee list continues to grow. Register today and expect access to 80+ program carriers including London Markets, premier service providers, reinsurance support, program development and distribution resources, and networking opportunities with more than 1,300 program professionals. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Walter Isaacson, Author of the Highly-Anticipated New Biography, Elon Musk

INDUSTRY SPEAKER: VJ DowlingManaging Member of Dowling Capital Partners & IBNR LLC

Gold Meeting Sponsors  |  Accelerant • AIG Programs • Allianz • AM Specialty Insurance Company • Amwins Underwriting  • AXA XL • AXIS Insurance • Berkley • BMS • Fortegra • Great American • Guy Carpenter • Hudson Insurance • Insurance Quantified • Liberty Mutual • Martin & Company • Munich Re • NARS • Old Republic •  Patra •  RPS Signature Programs • Sedgwick • Skyward Specialty • Starwind • MS Transverse •  Tysers • Wilson Elser • Xceedance • Zurich


Carrier Tables at the Summit 

Secure space for your meetings.

The Carrier Meeting Room will be open for the duration of the Summit. Carrier members can now sign up for a table after registering/picking up a badge at the event. Carriers can mark their selection on a poster outside the meeting room and logo signs will be available to place on reserved tables. When setting appointments with members, please indicate if you will be located in the Carrier Meeting Room as we aim to cut down congestion in the registration area.


TMPAA Charities Golf Tournament

Golf Hole Sponsorships Still Available

Kick off the Summit on the golf course on Sunday, October 15. Arrive early for a box lunch (replacing the former after-event dinner) before the shotgun start at 1:00pmThe annual golf tournament is the primary funding source for TMPAA Charities, supporting Insurance/Risk Management Scholarships, Packages from Home, and micro loans for small business in developing countries. The Association sets foursomes to promote networking opportunities among agencies, carriers, and service providers. 


Elon Musk as a character in the video game ‘Elden Ring.’ ILLUSTRATION BY ROBERTO PARADA

A Look Inside: Musk’s Twitter Takeover

Summit Keynote Speaker, Walter Isaacson, provides a book excerpt in
The Wall Street Journal

In an exclusive excerpt from his new biography Elon Musk, Walter Isaacson offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most surprising and controversial decisions of the mogul’s career in "The Real Story of Musk's Twitter Takeover".


Attend the Tuesday General Session at the Summit for an autographed copy of Isaacson's new book, Elon Musk (for the first 500 attendees).


Save Time to Attend Summit Sessions

  • Program Business Study Results

  • Insurance Marketplace Update and the Future of M&A (VJ Dowling)

  • The Triumphs and Turmoil of Elon Musk (Walter Isaacson)

  • Lloyd's Open House

  • Women's Leadership Lunch (Barbara Bufkin) | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Developing Emerging Talent

  • Everything You Need to Know About Your Reinsurance Placement that You Didn't Know to Ask

  • Embracing Emerging Technology– Employing ChatGPT and Other Innovations


TMPAA Special Section

Every September, Rough Notes Magazine dedicates a special section to Target Markets. In addition to member articles, read about these topics from the TMPAA:

  • Program Business Landscape and TMPAA's Dynamic Evolution

  • Actuarial Analysis Now Key to Program Business 

  • Lloyd's Market Update

  • Outsourcing in Program Business


Sign Up for Packages from Home

The annual “Packages from Home” initiative provides care packages and letters to our active-duty men and women serving abroad, assembled by meeting attendees. Schedule a 30-minute time slot and arrive at any time during your appointment to participate. Only a few minutes of your time is needed. Look for the table outside the Trade Show room. Special thanks toTheBest Claims Solutions for providing volunteers to assist again this year. 



Member Features



  • Champlain Insurance Group
  • Sentry Insurance

Program Administrators

  • Ahoy! Insurance
  • Aurenity
  • Autonomy Insurance Services, LLC
  • Bishop Street Underwriters*
  • CISA
  • eSportsinsurance
  • Green Shield Risk Solutions, LLC**
  • NASW Assurance Services, Inc.
  • Prudent Pet Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Risk Solutions, LLC**
  • Thum Insurance Agency, LLC
  • Verita CGS, Inc.**
  • Western Summit, LLC

*Program Aggregator/Holding Company

**Program Administrator Incubator

Service Providers

  • Agave
  • Briza
  • BV Investment Partners
  • Charles Taylor Ltd.
  • CLARA Analytics
  • CrisisRisk
  • Insight Catastrophe Managers
  • Maple Technologies, LLC
  • Neilsen Marketing Services
  • Preferred Reinsurance Intermediaries, Inc.
  • Vellum Insurance


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