Austbrokers Awards 2023
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The Purpose

Austbrokers Awards' purpose is to acknowledge excellence in the insurance industry by recognising the brokers and industry leaders from the Austbrokers network across various categories and underwriting agencies.

In addition to the previously celebrated Frank Earl Award, the Austbrokers Young Professional Award, and the Austbrokers Life Adviser Award, in 2023, Austbrokers is introducing the Underwriter of the Year Award, Claims Manager of the Year Award, and Above & Beyond Award.

Overview
Frank Earl Award

Awarded annually to recognise excellence in the Insurance Broking profession within Austbrokers Partners. In memory of Frank Earl who was fundamental in the history of Austbrokers and served on the Austbrokers board from April 2005 until July 2010.

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Eligibility

Open to all Austbrokers high performing Principals, Managing Directors, Senior Managers, Account Managers or Claims Managers.

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Austbrokers.
  • Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB)
  • Entrants must be over 35 years of age as at 31 December in the year they are entering.
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, including the CEO of AUB Group.

Judging

The AMS board will also assess the success of each nominated insurance broker, including how much their portfolio has grown in recent years and what kinds of innovative solutions they are bringing to the industry.

Qualities

Frank Earl personified HONESTY, INTEGRITY and TRANSPARENCY in his exemplary career. He considered these to be core characteristics fundamental not only to individual success but also to the industry as a whole.

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life displaying the above characteristics and more broadly as a participant in the industry in a manner which consistently reflects Frank Earl’s three core values.

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Overview
Austbrokers Young Professional Award

In partnership with Clyde & Co, the award represents the pinnacle of achievement for the nation's young broker community.

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Prize value
$10k

Eligibility

Open to all Austbrokers high performing brokers or claims consultants.

In partnership with Clyde & Co, the award represents the pinnacle of achievement for the nation’s young broker community.

Prize include

  • $10,000 to be used towards Professional Development within the insurance industry

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Clyde & Co.
  • Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB)
  • Entrants must be under 35 years of age as at 31 December in the year they are entering.
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, and will include a member from Clyde & Co.

Judging

The AMS board will also assess the success of each nominated YP, including how much they have impacted their individual businesses by speaking with the Principal of the Austbrokers Businesses they are associated with.

Qualities

Frank Earl personified HONESTY, INTEGRITY and TRANSPARENCY in his exemplary career. He considered these to be core characteristics fundamental not only to individual success but also to the industry. An Austbrokers Young Professional should be striving to meet these characteristics.

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show their passion and commitment to the industry as well as how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life working towards displaying the characteristics of honesty, integrity and transparency.

Award sponsored by

Overview
Austbrokers Life Adviser Award

In Partnership with Zurich Life, awarded annually to recognise excellence in the Financial Advice profession within the Life Industry and Austbrokers Partners.

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Prize value
$10k

Eligibility

Open to all Austbrokers high performing Financial advisers and Risk Specialists.

Prize includes

Access to a number of International Educational Opportunities.

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Austbrokers.
  • Entrants must be over 35 years of age as at 31 December in the year they are entering.
  • The adviser must have passed the FASEA exam.
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, and will include a representative of Zurich Life.

Judging

The AMS board and Zurich will also assess the success of each nominated Austbrokers Life Adviser, including advice production, claims management and contributions to industry.

Qualities

Entrants must embrace and exemplify the qualities of Honesty, Integrity and Competence. Demonstrating utmost commitment to both their clients through satisfied clients and portfolio growth and the industry as a whole.

FASEA: Trustworthiness, Competence, Honesty, Fairness, Diligence.

AFA: Honesty, Ethics, Integrity

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life displaying the above characteristics and more broadly as a participant in the industry.

Award sponsored by

Overview
Underwriter of the Year Award

Underwriter of the Year Award recognises the individual underwriter who has provided exceptional service to brokers and their customers.

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Eligibility

Open to all high performing Underwriters.

Prize includes

  • Return Business Class flight to London
  • Accommodation
  • Tour of Lloyd’s of London

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Austbrokers.
  • Individual Underwriters
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, including the CEO of AUB Group.

Judging

The AMS board will also assess the success of each nominated Underwriter including including how much their market share has grown in recent years, what kinds of innovative solutions they are bringing to the industry and overall support of and contribution to the insurance intermediary channel.

Qualities

Entrants must embrace and exemplify the qualities of Honesty, Integrity and Competence. Demonstrating utmost commitment to both their clients through satisfied clients and portfolio growth and the industry as a whole.

FASEA: Trustworthiness, Competence, Honesty, Fairness, Diligence.

AFA: Honesty, Ethics, Integrity

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life displaying the above characteristics and more broadly as a participant in the industry.

Award sponsored by

Overview
Claims Manager of the Year Award

Claims Manager of the Year recognises best claims manager within an underwriting agency operating in Australia and his/her efforts in supporting their customers.

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Eligibility

Open to all Austbrokers high performing Claims Managers.

Prize includes

  • Return Business Class flight to London
  • Accommodation
  • Tour of Lloyd’s of London

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Austbrokers.
  • Claims Manager at an Underwriting Insurance Company or Authorised Representative.
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, including the CEO of AUB Group.

Judging

The AMS board will also assess the success of each nominated insurance broker, including how much their portfolio has grown in recent years and what kinds of innovative solutions they are bringing to the industry.

Qualities

Entrants must embrace and exemplify the qualities of Honesty, Integrity and Competence. Demonstrating utmost commitment to both their clients through satisfied clients and portfolio growth and the industry as a whole.

FASEA: Trustworthiness, Competence, Honesty, Fairness, Diligence.

AFA: Honesty, Ethics, Integrity

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life displaying the above characteristics and more broadly as a participant in the industry.

Award sponsored by

Overview
Above & Beyond Award

Above & Beyond Award recognises the broker who demonstrated exceptional dedication to reach their maximum performance.

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Eligibility

Open to all Austbrokers high performing Principals, Managing Directors, Senior Managers, Account Managers or Claims Managers.

Prize includes

  • Return Business Class flight to London
  • Accommodation
  • Tour of Lloyd’s of London

Entrant Requirements

  • Entrants must be available to travel to Adelaide in March 2023. Airfares and accommodation costs will be covered by Austbrokers.
  • Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB)
  • Entrants must be over 35 years of age as at 31 December in the year they are entering.
  • Judging will be carried out by members of the AMS board, including the CEO of AUB Group.

Judging

The AMS board will also assess the success of each nominated insurance broker, including how much their portfolio has grown in recent years and what kinds of innovative solutions they are bringing to the industry.

Qualities

Entrants must embrace and exemplify the qualities of Honesty, Integrity and Competence. Demonstrating utmost commitment to both their clients through satisfied clients and portfolio growth and the industry as a whole.

FASEA: Trustworthiness, Competence, Honesty, Fairness, Diligence.

AFA: Honesty, Ethics, Integrity

Submission Requirements

Nomination Criteria

The core criteria for evaluation of nominees will be their ability to show how they conduct themselves in their day-to-day work life displaying the above characteristics and more broadly as a participant in the industry.

Award sponsored by

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