RIMS Broward County Chapter Named Chapter of the Year

Society Presents ECHO Awards to Outstanding RIMS Chapters

April 29, 2019

RIMSthe risk management society®, presented the Chapter of the Year Award to RIMS Broward County Chapter (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) for delivering exceptional resources, programming and opportunities to local members in 2018. The Chapter of the Year honor is part of RIMS ECHO Awards Program that also recognized four other chapters – RIMS Ontario Chapter, RIMS Arizona Central Chapter, RIMS Central Texas Chapter and RIMS Oregon Chapter – at RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Boston.

The ECHO Awards Program – Enhancing CHapter Outcomes – honors chapters that have successfully aligned their programming with RIMS’ strategic priorities to innovate, develop, engage and advocate for the global risk management community. This year’s chapter recipients received ECHO Awards in the following categories:

  • RIMS Chapter of the Year – RIMS Broward County Chapter
  • ECHO Award At-Large Winner – RIMS Ontario Chapter
  • Resource Development – RIMS Arizona Central Chapter
  • Engagement – RIMS Central Texas Chapter
  • Advocacy – RIMS Oregon Chapter

“RIMS chapters are critical to the development of tomorrow’s risk management leaders,” said RIMS President Gloria Brosius. “RIMS Broward County Chapter and our ECHO Award winners have gone above and beyond, demonstrating their commitment to creating a wealth of opportunities that align with RIMS’ strategy and support the advancement of the profession. Congratulations to all of the chapter volunteers for this achievement and thank you for sharing your experiences with our RIMS community.”

For details about other awards presented at RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition, visit www.RIMS.org/awards or the conference website at www.RIMS.org/RIMS2019.

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 more than 160 educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Marketplace Exhibit Hall with nearly 400 exhibitors. Following Boston, the event will be hosted in Denver in 2020. For more information, visit www.RIMS.org/RIMS2019.

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or JSalter@rims.org

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 www.RIMS.org

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