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Los Angeles to Host RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in 2013 3/9/2010

RIMS to bring world’s largest conference for risk professionals to LA

NEW YORK (February 8, 2010) — The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) today announced that the RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in 2013, April 21 through 25. The event will be in its 51st year and attracts some 10,000 risk and insurance professionals who benefit from numerous educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Exhibit Hall.
“The staff and leadership of RIMS are looking forward to taking the annual conference and exhibition to the dynamic destination that is Los Angeles,” says Mary Roth, executive director of RIMS. “Los Angeles has much to offer attendees both professionally and culturally, and I am confident that RIMS 2013 will be vibrant and productive.”

The Los Angeles Convention Center is in the heart of downtown and steps away from LA LIVE, an entertainment campus and home to the famous Nokia Theater. Here, the nation’s leading risk management and insurance professionals will gather to tackle the most pressing issues in the industry.  

“Los Angeles is ecstatic to be hosting our first ever RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition,” says Michael Krouse, senior vice president of the Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We worked for many years to bring this to fruition and anticipate that RIMS will be a tremendous economic driver to our city. I would like to extend a very warm welcome to the RIMS team and all attendees.”

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit


For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or


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