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Insurance Needs of Manufacturers and Distributors
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Insurance Needs of Manufacturers and Distributors

Manufacturers and wholesalers play a huge part in Canadian economy and come with unique exposures that can have huge repercussions—from business interruption to equipment breakdown, product loss, and product liability. Examine property and liability exposures, coverage, and ways to handle particularly complex risks for these commercial enterprises. Develop the expertise to take on such clients. Members $95 / Non-Members $145

When: Thursday, November 16th, 2017
9:30 - 11:45 AM
Where: Alberta
Presenter: Melanie Needham
Contact: Tara Keohan

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This special class of commercial risk requires specific coverage. Learn how to assess the exposures and the available types of coverage. Discussion will include property insurance, general liability insurance (including completed product and operations liability), inherent defect insurance, and equipment breakdown insurance, as well as how to identify particularly complex risks and how to handle them. Plan on doing some teamwork in this interactive webinar!

2.0 CE credits for General & Adjuster licenses


  • Types of coverage for manufacturers and wholesalers
    • Product Liability and Product Recall
    • Delayed Shipment
    • Label Replacement Expense
    • Spoilage Coverage
    • Business Interruption with unique coverage such as Temporary Shutdown Due to Infestation
  • Unique underwriting exposures addressed by each endorsement
  • When the coverage would be required
  • Possible claims with the coverage


Who should attend

Brokers, agents and adjusters



Member $95
Non-Member $145


Melanie Needham, FCIP, CRM (facilitator)

With over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Melanie has held various positions including management, underwriting, risk management, and business analyst. As a facilitator (licensing courses in Ontario, as well as CIP and CRM courses across Canada), Melanie was awarded the Insurance Institute’s Instructor of the Year award numerous times and the national Emerging Leader award (2011). She is the president of MRD Training and Consulting Inc. and is highly respected in the industry.

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