Manchester

The festivities surrounding the 2012 International Year of Cooperatives continue this week with the Co-operatives United Festival and Global Expo in Manchester, UK, which hopes to attract more than 10,00 visitors to join together and celebrate the end of this international year as declared by the UN.

From Wednesday, October 29 to Friday, November 2, 2012, this global event, organized by...

ICMIF recently held its Biennial Conference in Manchester, UK, and feedback on the event confirms that it was a huge success. The event took place over the course of three days, from October 26 to 28, with the theme of “It’s our time”. The Conference was attended by over 250 delegates from 86 member organisations coming from 38 countries.

The event was originally planned to take place...

Financial services communications expert Lucian Camp will speak at the ICMIF Biennial Conference taking place in Manchester, UK, this month. Lucian will be the guest speaker in a session on “Tomorrow’s Cooperative and Mutual Leaders”. The session will focus on future trends in customer behaviours and expectations; the image of tomorrow’s cooperative/mutual insurers; new leadership definitions...

Once every two years, leaders from co-operative and mutual insurers from all over the world gather at the ICMIF Biennial Conference to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences with each other. Immediately prior to the conference, ICMIF will be running a Strategic Decision Making Workshop, the dates for this being October, 24-25. This workshop is clearly aimed at current and future leaders...

Voice is ICMIF’s quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

Mutual and cooperative insurers tend to be long-lived: Voice regularly carries news of 100 year anniversary celebrations of member organisations. But surely no other ICMIF member can rival the astonishing...