Press Releases

Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers Conference (FAIR)

Date: October 9, 2017

Dear delegates,

On behalf of the joint organizers and Bahrain Insurance & Reinsurance industry, I would like to welcome you to FAIR Bahrain 2017: the FAIR 25th Conference, which is held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

We are pleased to announce that, this event will be the first conference of the Federation of Afro Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR), ever to take place in the Gulf Region. We are proud and honoured that Bahrain, our friendly Island was chosen to be the venue of this conference, which is one of the most widely attended conferences in the Afro-Asian region

FAIR 25th Conference, which is Jointly organized by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), Arab Insurance Group (Arig) and Trust Re, will bring together Insurance & Reinsurance professionals, Brokers, Loss Adjustors, Regulators and all businesses related to this vital field of industry, from the Afro-Asian region and various parts of the world, to discuss present and future business opportunities.

The global Insurance and Reinsurance industry is witnessing sweeping technological and operational transformation that will redefine the future of the industry. Thus, we have chosen the theme: “Insurance Transformation in FAIR-Land” to reflect the current characteristics of the market and find ways to adapt within these changes.

High-profile speakers, as well as in-depth debates will provide the delegates, with insights about the future of the industry and solutions to remain competitive in an increasingly volatile economic, technological and political environments.

The event will provide participants with the opportunity to interact with Afro-Asian and international industry professionals and discuss matters of common interest.

Business friendly Bahrain, which is the region’s financial hub, is the base of many regional & international reinsurers and financial institutions, and is also the perfect destination to mix business with pleasure. So during your stay, you are encouraged to explore the country’s rich heritage from the remains of the ancient Dilmun civilization and cultural cities to the modern malls, the vibrant souqes and entertainment.

Finally, I thank all our sponsors, media partners, speakers and all those who worked hard to make this event possible for their support.

Wishing you all every success and a pleasant stay.

Nabil Hajjar
Chairman of the Organizing Committee