When we prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and belonging we create infinite opportunities for the global risk community to work together toward achieving a safer future. RISKWORLD® 2024 advances DEI with a robust lineup of programs and initiatives:


New for 2024, this is your RISKWORLD hub for diversity, equity, inclusion events. Located at RIMS HQ in the vibrant Marketplace, the DEI Studio is a dynamic space fostering connection, learning and idea exchange. The programming includes:

Community MeetUps

Join our 45-minute networking sessions that bring together all communities in a safe, inclusive environment. Led by industry leaders from African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latinx and LGBTQ+ communities, these MeetUps encourage attendees to share their experiences and build valuable connections. Allies are warmly invited to join the conversation.

Community MeetUps Schedule:

Monday, May 6
11:00 AM

Professional Insurance Women Community MeetUp
hosted by the Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW)

APIW logo

Monday, May 6
3:00 PM

African American Community MeetUp
hosted by the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA)

National African American Insurance Association

Tuesday, May 7
10:00 AM

Asian American and Pacific Islander Community MeetUp
hosted by the Asian American Insurance Network (AAIN)

Asian American Insurance Network

Tuesday, May 7
3:00 PM

LGBTQIA+ Community MeetUp
hosted by the Rainbow Risk Alliance and Insure Equality

Rainbow Risk AllianceInsure Equality

Wednesday, May 8
11:30 AM

Latinx Community MeetUp
hosted by the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies

Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies

Peer-to-Peer Sessions

Dive deep into the real matters surrounding diversity, equity, inclusion accessibility and belonging in the risk and insurance industries with our 20-minute educational sessions. Connect with practitioners, discuss challenges, and explore potential solutions. You’ll gain real-time insights into how industry experts address these issues within their organizations.

DEI and Accessibility

Discover effective strategies for fostering inclusivity and enhancing accessibility in your workplace. We will explore practical approaches to promoting accessibility, ensuring that every employee can thrive in your organization, regardless of their abilities. Join us for an insightful discussion on making your workplace more inclusive for all.

DEI After Dark: An Inclusive Networking Soirée
Infinite Perspectives — Celebrating Our Diverse Community

Tuesday, May 7
9:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Oxford Social Club
435 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

Save the date for this event at Oxford Social Club on Tuesday, May 7, from 9:00 PM to 11:30 PM. With a maximum attendance of 500, this reception includes desserts, snacks, open bar and a DJ.

Join us for a memorable evening co-hosted by the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA), the Asian American Insurance Network (AAIN), the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies (LAAIA), Rainbow Risk Alliance, Insure Equality, and the Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW).

Secure your spot with a $99 ticket; proceeds will support future DEI programs and initiatives. Tickets can be purchased at registration check-out.

Sponsored by WTW logo


Co-hosted by  National African American Insurance AssociationAsian American Insurance NetworkLatin American Association of Insurance AgenciesRainbow Risk AllianceInsure EqualityAPIW logo

New Inclusivity Effort at RISKWORLD 2024

We're excited to partner with Wordly, an AI software providing closed captioning in over 30 languages. Accessible on your personal device, this service will be available for all general and education sessions, ensuring a more inclusive experience for all attendees.

DEI Sponsorship Opportunities 

Become a sponsor of the DEI After Dark: An Inclusive Networking Soirée and enjoy benefits such as:

  • A featured 20-minute speaking session in the DEI Studio
  • Recognition at the Infinite Perspectives reception, on the RISKWORLD website and in promotions to RISKWORLD attendees 
  • Access to the pre- and post-conference attendee mailing list
  • Investment: $20,000


The RIMS community highly values RISKWORLD’S educational experiences and looks to them for the strategies and best practices to navigate an evolv­ing world of risk, acquire new skills and exceed professional expectations. As the sponsor of the DEI Education Track, your company will receive:

  • (1) 60-minute session to share insights and expertise on this important topic
  • Opportunity for a sponsor-produced 30-second commercial to play at the beginning of each education session in the track
  • Company recognition everywhere the DEI Education Track is promoted (on RISKWORLD website, onsite signage)
  • Investment: $35,000

Hurry, sponsorships are limited!

Note: Exhibitor status is a prerequisite for sponsorship.