Vela Insurance Sponsors First Associate Members Dinner at EIMA Annual Meeting

Vela Insurance Services is the sole sponsor of the inaugural EIMA Associate Members Dinner that is being held on March 19th during the 2013 EIMA Annual Meeting in San Antonio.  The purpose of the dinner is to recognize the very valuable contributions made by EIMA’s Associate Members toward advancing EIFS and the EIFS industry.  Members in the Associate member category are those firms that are engaged in the sale of components, equipment or supplies to the EIFS industry.


This is the second year in a row that Vela has stepped up and sponsored a major marquee event at the EIMA annual meeting.  Last year, Vela was the sole sponsor of the 2012 EIMA Golf Tournament.


Vela is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkley Specialty Insurance Services, LLC, and a member of W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRBC), a leading commercial lines property and casualty insurance provider. Vela’s issuing carrier, Gemini Insurance Company, is a WRBC subsidiary and is rated A+ (Superior) with a financial size classification of XV by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. Vela began operations in 1996 as an underwriting manager, writing excess and surplus lines casualty business with a primary focus on contractor and product liability coverages. Vela writes a variety of classes nationwide, exclusively through our network of appointed excess and surplus lines brokers. Vela representatives will be in attendance at the annual meeting to provide information about its services.

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