• InsureTek Conference
    Timing: 09:00 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Golden Shield Excellence Awards
    Timing: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM


After the roaring success of the initial edition, InsureTek, the leading global forum in MENA region, is back in 2020.The objective of the conference is to provide an information sharing & collaboration platform facilitating interesting discussions and effective networking sessions benefiting the individuals and companies alike.
Organized by Biz Events Management, the second edition features a One Day Conference followed by the highly anticipated evening of Golden Shield Excellence Awards – conferred upon the best in the business.
InsureTek 2020 is focused on the emerging trends & the challenges ahead in the Middle East insurance sector. The summit provides an excellent opportunity for the participants to learn about industry best practices, network with industry peers and enhance the knowledge repertoire for business excellence. This is an invitation-only event and will take place on the 09th of January 2020 in Dubai.

Supporting Authority

Insurance Authority



Clyde & Co

Sonja L. de Pattenden

General Manager
Health International


Dr. Sanjay Tolani

Managing Director & CEO
Goodwill World

Walid Daniel Dib

Co-Founder of Addenda

Mr. Mohamed Seghir

AXA Green Crescent Insurance Company

Aftab Hasan

Arya Insurance Brokerage Co. (LLC)

Jihad Faitrouni

CEO for the Dubai Islamic Insurance & Reinsurance (AMAN) Dubai.

Baha' Takash

CEO of Circle Health

EVP and member of Sehteq BOD

Deepak Singh

Aries Group

Peter Valles

General Manager
Inchcape Shipping Services

Dr. Husam R Majali

Associate Director
Insurance/MSD GCC

S Chalapathi Srinivasan

Executive Director
JOIE de VIVRE International Insurance Brokerage LLC

Mohammad Ali Zaidi

General Manager
Aafiya Medical Billing services LLC


InsureTek 2020 Paper Topics

  • Digital Disruption in the Insurance Sector: Pros & Cons
  • Staying Compliant while Innovating
  • The added-value role of insurance regulations
  • New age of Insurance: the challenges and opportunities ahead
  • MENA Reinsurance Outlook
  • Optimizing Underwriting & claims management
  • Broker‘s perspective – changing roles during testing times
  • The Reciprocal effect of International Sanctions on Marine business & Reinsurance Treaties
  • Data Science and Predictive Analytics in the Insurance Sector
  • Developing efficient Reinsurance models and partnerships
  • Growth and expansion of Takaful
  • Bancassurance - The recipe for success
  • Realizing Value: Organizational Readiness in the ever changing environment for Insurance
  • Gaining Competitive Advantage: Innovate or perish
  • Pricing wars - upbeat with competition
  • Customer is King: Adopting a customer centric approach for your business
  • Cyber security threats: How safe are your assets?
  • Bridging the gap between Start-ups and Insurers
  • Adopting Insurance Middle Office to accelerate Transition to Digital Era
  • Enhancing Customer Engagement in the social media Era
  • The journey of Takaful: What the future beholds?
  • The art of staying abreast with regulation.
  • Bridging the technology gap in the Middle East Insurance market
  • Creating That Digital Relationship with Consumers

Award Categories

  • General Insurance Company of the Year
  • Reinsurer of the Year
  • TPA of the Year
  • Takaful Company of the Year
  • Educational & Training Initiative of the Year
  • Broker of the Year
  • Loss Adjustment Firm of the Year
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Insurance Law Firm of the Year
  • Digital Insurer of the Year
  • Health Insurance Company of the Year
  • Life Insurance Company of the Year
  • Marine Insurance Company of the Year
  • Leading Marine Liability Broker of the Year
  • Aviation Insurance Company of the Year
  • Motor Insurance Company of the Year
  • Personal lines Insurance Company of the Year
  • Energy Insurance Company of the Year
  • Women Professional Excellence in P&I Claims Management
  • Liability Insurance Company of the Year
  • Leading Claims Manager of the Year
  • Leading P&I Correspondent

Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2020

Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2020 is to celebrate the remarkable and noteworthy contributions of the veterans to the insurance industry. A proud symbol of celebration and recognition, to be conducted in concurrence with InsureTek International Conference on 29th January 2020. Connecting millions of viewers across the world, the event shall be telecasted LIVE.
Find out more about this year’s awards categories which are open for brokers, insurers, TPAs, Loss Adjuster’s, service providers, law firms and technology partners.

Rules & Regulations

  • Nomination entries are free of charge.
  • All entries will be acknowledged. If no acknowledgment is received within seven days of submission, please mail us at eventmanager@ariesgroupglobal.com
  • Entrants will also be notified by email if they are shortlisted.
  • The judges shall have sole and absolute discretion in determining whether or not an application meets the requirements of or is in accordance with these rules and regulations.
  • Biz Events Management reserves all rights to exclude any nomination that is improperly submitted or arrives after the deadline. Thereafter, all decisions on the eligibility of candidates will be made by the panel.
  • The dress code for the Award Night is formal/National Dress.
  • The entry for the Award Evening will be strictly on Invitation basis as the seats will be limited.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Insuretek provides an excellent platform for senior professionals from the insurance industry with unparalleled networking opportunities to meet, share & gain knowledge and do business. By being a sponsor of Insuretek, you will have the golden opportunity to showcase your brand & services and also to network with this esteemed group.

Please contact us for further information.