Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced the launch today of its Hub Entertainment Industry Solutions practice, focused on providing risk management and insurance solutions for the entertainment industry including film, television, music, theatre, video gaming, business management, venues and high-risk live events. The practice capitalizes on Hub’s existing entertainment expertise to provide specialized industry coverage solutions for performances, professionals, events and services, and already has several hundred clients.
“We are the only broker in North America that brings together deep expertise in each of these eight entertainment specialties, and has the geographic footprint of over 300 office locations around the world,” said Andrew Forchelli, President of Hub’s Entertainment Industry Solutions. “This combination allows us to meet the needs of our entertainment clients regardless of what they’re doing or where they’re doing it.”
Hub’s entertainment practice is structured around eight distinct specialties:
- Film & TV Production – Studios, animators, DICE and television
- Music & Touring – Entertainers, festivals, promoters and suppliers
- High-Risk Live Events – High-risk public marketing events and campaigns
- Business Management – Financial management for high net-worth individuals
- Theater – On and off-Broadway productions
- Video Gaming – Online and console publishers and developers
- Venues – Performance venues for live audiences
- Contingency – Event cancellation and non-appearance
Customized coverage and risk management solutions are developed to meet the highly unique risks and exposures of the entertainment industry.
Hub’s Entertainment practice has offices and experts in key geographies including Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Miami and Toronto. The practice will also support the 300+ Hub offices throughout North America to serve the needs of local productions, venues and on-location opportunities and deliver a combination of localized service and national entertainment expertise. Hub is also leveraging its scale and relationship with key carriers supporting the entertainment space to innovate new proprietary products aimed at addressing the ever-changing needs of its clientele.
About Hub International Entertainment Industry Solutions
HUB Entertainment Industry Solutions, headquartered in Los Angeles with specialists in Nashville, Miami and Toronto, combines deep technical expertise and understanding of the industry with the resources of a global brokerage to address the unique liabilities of entertainers, venues, managers and producers to reduce risks, manage costs and ensure the best outcome. Hub’s entertainment practice is structured around eight specialties: film, television, music, theater, video gaming, business management, venues and high-risk live events. For more information visit www.hubentertainment.com.
About Hub International
Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in North America. For more information visit www.hubinternational.com.
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