Announcement follows cancellation of the 2020 convention earlier this week.

The British Insurance coverage Brokers’ Affiliation (Biba) will maintain its 2021 convention at Manchester Central on 12 and 13 Might.

The announcement follows the cancellation of this yr’s occasion, confirmed on Monday (23 March), amid the continued Covid-19 outbreak.

Biba had deliberate to host its annual convention on 13 and 14 Might 2020 below the theme ‘A 12 months to Pioneer’.

On 13 March, sister title Submit reported that Axa had pulled out of the occasion attributable to coronavirus fears.

Steve White, Biba’s chief government, stated: “We all know that many individuals within the sector had been, like ourselves at Biba, massively disenchanted that it proved inconceivable for us to proceed with Biba 2020. Whereas we’re nonetheless working by means of the implications, I wished to let you realize that pre-planning for 2021 is already underway.

“We now have had many questions on subsequent yr’s occasion, and confirming the date and site now could be the precise factor to do. I wish to thank all exhibitors, sponsors, suppliers, contractors and delegates for his or her understanding and assist and all of us very a lot sit up for seeing you again in Manchester subsequent yr.

“In the meantime, myself and the remainder of the Biba staff will proceed to supply what steering we are able to throughout these troublesome occasions.”

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