Registration Open: RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition

November 28, 2017

​***April 15 – 18 – San Antonio***

NEW YORK (November 28, 2017) — RIMS, the risk management society™, has opened registration for RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition, the world’s premier risk management and insurance industry event. Scheduled for April 15 – 18 at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, the four-day event will feature a wide-range of educational sessions, 400 exhibitors and is expected to draw more than 10,000 professionals from around the world. Visit to register.
Chris Bashinelli – RIMS General Session – Monday, April 16
Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour – Awards Luncheon – Monday, April 16
Jay Leno – RIMS Conference Finale – Wednesday, April 18
To continue to provide attendees with a superior experience, RIMS conducts a comprehensive analysis of previous conferences and has announced these additions to the 2018 program:
•    INNOVATION HUB – Aligned with the fast-paced energy of the conference, the new Innovation Hub offers RIMS 2018 attendees with an even wider selection of educational programming set in 20-minute presentations. The Innovation Hub is in addition to RIMS 2018 Thought Leader Theater.
•    IN-PERSON CERTIFICATION TESTING – The RIMS-CRMP certification has become a globally recognized professional achievement that affirms risk professionals’ skills and expertise. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to take the exam in-person in San Antonio. Limited seats are available so attendees must register in advance.
•    RIMS HQ – RIMS newly expanded booth includes the Thought Leader Theater, Professional Development Lounge, Publications Corner, Wellness ZENter, Advocacy Lounge, Member Lounge and Smart Bar in one convenient location.
•    COMPLIMENTARY AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE – To accommodate our attendees who will travel from more than 70 countries around the world, RIMS 2018 attendees will have access to complimentary shuttle service from the airport on April 14th and 15th.
For questions about registration, contact or U.S. callers can call +1-866-538-3858, international callers +1-847-620-4473.
For questions about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities at RIMS 2018, contact Matt Whyte at or +1-212-655-6052.
All speaking opportunities at RIMS 2018 are confirmed. Confirmed speakers who have questions may contact
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About RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition
Launched in 1963, RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition attracts some 10,000 risk and insurance professionals at all experience levels, business executives with risk management interests, brokers, insurers and service providers for the ultimate educational and networking experience. The four-day event offers a wide-range of educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Marketplace Exhibit Hall with approximately 400 exhibitors. Following San Antonio, the event will be hosted in Boston in 2019. For more information, visit

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

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