The Informer


Are you ready for change?

South Africa is on the cusp of change. With change, there is always risk since this invariably means a move to a new position or reality; one that can be forecast but never really known. The insurance industry facilitates comfort and reassurance for individuals and businesses during times of change, particularly in the short term.


The rise of design thinking in the insurance industry

Fresh thinking from outside the insurance industry will drive the next wave of growth within the insurance sector. ‘Design thinking’ is a desired approach that shapes customer- centric innovation, but few companies are set up to do this well. Design thinking has helped to transform and strengthen some of the world’s most successful companies, including Google, Apple, Uber, Airbnb and Ebay.


Leading SA insurers in digital innovation

The rise of digital innovation has become a game-changer for many industries, and the insurance industry has not been left out. To put it simply, technology is disrupting the insurance world and, ultimately, changing how we do insurance.

Staying at the forefront of digital technology and becoming part of this change relies on taking advantage of what these digital innovations have to offer and merging the real world with virtual convenience. 





Past Events

The IIG International 2016 trip to Dubai and New York was a whirlwind of insurance, city and desert

IIG International 2016 promised to be an epic tour of global education, networking, thought leadership discussions as well as cultural experiences … and it didn’t disappoint for its second year running.


Africa’s largest insurance networking event

It certainly was a glamorous affair, from spectacular blue and gold decor and fantastic video displays to top performances by Jazz sensation Swing City. Guests were welcomed for registration and refreshing drinks sponsored by AIG, while enjoying network time with fellow industry associates and friends. IIG VIPs gathered for an African storytelling experience, sponsored by Munich Re.


IIG Insights: The reliability of liability

Refreshments and a delicious lunch was served before the session started. MC Justin Brice, IIG Education Councillor, introduced Rene Oefeli from Swiss Re as the keynote speaker. Rene Oefeli, casualty specialist in technical training at Swiss Re in Zurich, Switzerland, delivered an excellent presentation and insights around liability insurance, the delegates were exposed to detail around casualty vs. liability and the difference between the two.

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