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RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition Receives Top Honor for Exhibitor and Attendee Growth 7/10/2013



Trade Show Executive Magazine’s “Fastest 50” Features RIMS ‘12

NEW YORK (July 10, 2013) – The success of RIMS 2012 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Philadelphia was acknowledged by the award-winning Trade Show Executive magazine and included in the publication’s “Fastest 50” ranking.  According to the magazine, RIMS ’12 grew faster than 99 percent of the other U.S. shows in the exhibitor category (ranked #19) and overall attendance category (ranked #23).

Launched in 1963, RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition attracts some 10,000 risk and insurance professionals at all experience levels, business executives with risk management interests, brokers, insurers and service providers for the ultimate educational and networking experience. The four-day event offers more than 120 educational sessions, keynote presentations, special events and an expansive Exhibit Hall with more than 400 exhibitors.

“RIMS dedicated staff and committed members work tirelessly year-round to develop and host the world’s premier tradeshow for risk management professionals.  It’s extremely gratifying to see this tremendous team effort recognized,” said Stuart Ruff, RIMS Director of Meetings & Events.  Trade Show Executive is a highly-respected publication and it’s truly an honor to be included in its 'Fastest 50' ranking alongside some of the largest shows in the world.”

Trade Show Executive is a publication created to provide news, views and tools to the managers of shows large and small, in every industry.  The publication’s “Fastest 50” panel of judges honored the growth leaders in three categories: net square feet of exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies and total attendance.

Planning for RIMS 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition on April 27th – 30th in Denver is underway.  Preliminary information about the conference is available at

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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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