VALHALLA, N.Y., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- USI Insurance Services ("USI") received two Awards of Excellence for corporate communications at the 58th Insurance Marketing Communications Association (IMCA) Showcase Awards on June 21, during a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore on the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. The Company was honored in the category of "Employee Communications Campaigns" for the USI Summit Awards program, and in the category of "Corporate Social Responsibility" for the USI Gives Back campaign.
"We congratulate USI Insurance Services for the two Awards of Excellence they won at the 2016 IMCA Showcase Awards Gala," said Mark Friedlander, board chair of IMCA and head of corporate communications at The Main Street America Group. "USI was one of several first-time entrants that captured honors this year. Their award-winning entries are a great example of the high-quality work being produced by insurance marketing and communications professionals across our industry."
Michael J. Sicard, USI chairman and CEO, said: "We are excited to be recognized by IMCA for excellence in corporate communications for both our USI Gives Back campaign and USI Summit Awards program. Our employees have a passion for getting involved and helping others who are in need, and USI Gives Back is the heart of our corporate social responsibility platform, underscoring the deep roots we have in over 140 communities across the country. We are equally proud of being honored for our employee communications efforts surrounding the USI Summit Awards. This annual recognition program is our way of honoring outstanding associates who build our brand every day, in their daily interactions with clients, prospects, carriers and other associates. Congratulations to our two internal teams for their innovative and creative work on making these programs so memorable and successful."
IMCA's Showcase Awards recognize what members believe is outstanding marketing and communications work in the insurance industry. These awards are presented to insurance industry organizations in 32 categories that include advertising, annual reports, corporate social media, interactive, marketing communications and public relations.
About the Insurance Marketing & Communications Association
IMCA is the oldest association for insurance marketing and communications professionals in North America with roots tracing back to 1921. Membership includes leading international and domestic multi-line insurance companies and brokerage firms, regional and specialty companies, general agencies, and prominent industry suppliers. The organization represents over 120 companies, including the top five property/casualty writers in the United States. Members include senior level management and professional staff working in the areas of corporate communications, advertising, public relations, marketing communications, graphic design, marketing and sales promotion, marketing research and technology. Visit imcanet.com for more information.
USI is a leading local and national insurance brokerage and consulting firm, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement solutions throughout the United States. Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, USI has over $1.0 billion in revenue, employs more than 4,400 professionals and operates out of 140 local offices serving every state. USI has become a premier insurance brokerage and consulting firm by leveraging the USI ONE Advantage®, an interactive platform that integrates proprietary and innovative client solutions, networked local resources and enterprise-wide collaboration to deliver customized results with positive, bottom line impact. USI attracts best-in-class industry talent with a long history of deep and continuing investment in our local communities. For more information, visit usi.com.
Cecile M. Locurto
USI Insurance Services
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