The Standard Features Torchbearer Call for Entries

The April 28, 2017 edition of The Standard features our call for nominations for the 2017 IMCA Innovaiton Torchbearer Award. See the "Sidelights" section here!

Your Nominations Are Needed!

We are seeking nominations for IMCA's 2017 Innovation Torchbearer Award, recognizing individuals or organizations that have demonstrated innovative ideas or initiatives impacting the insurance industry.

Nominees will be judged on a combined basis within three key areas of evaluation:

•    Overall impact of innovation on a national or international level.
•    Impact of innovation on a respective insurance industry segment.
•    Degree of innovation deployed in executed creative strategy.

Past Winners of our Innovation Torchbearer Award include:

  • 2016 - Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)
  • 2015 - Insurance Information Institute (III)
  • 2014 - Swiss Re
  • 2013 - esurance, an Allstate company
  • 2012 - USAA

To nominate an individual, institution or company for this prestigious industry honor, please complete the online Torchbearer Nomination FormThe deadline for entries is Friday, May 5, 2017.  

The 2017 Innovation Torchbearer Award presentation ceremony, sponsored by A. M. Best, will be held on Monday, June 26 during the 2017 IMCA Annual Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

Questions? Please contact the IMCA management office at or (952) 928-4644.