Libby Ulm • October 2022 • performer insurance, vendor insurance, commercial general liability coverage, additional insured

The dos and don'ts of certificate requests

Stuck with a pesky certificate request? Not sure where to start? Look no further, we're here to help! Below you will find step-by-step instructions and tips to guide you through submitting an approved event/venue which does not need any changes, an approved event that needs changes made, and how to create a new/unapproved certificate for an event/venue. 

Pro tip: After a certificate is submitted, you can't go back into the request to make a change. However, if you need to make a change, we

Libby Ulm • August 2022 • performer insurance, vendor insurance, commercial general liability coverage, frequently asked questions, faq

What you need to know to be in the know about insurance!

Below you will find some frequently asked questions about our policies! Have a question about your policy you don't see below? Please contact our office by emailing or calling our office at 715-246-8908.

  1. Can I add an individual as additionally insured? No, only an event or venue may be listed as additionally insured. However, if you are performing or vending on private property, you can list "Property of" and then the individual's name. If you have any

Libby Ulm • July 2022 • performer insurance, business insurance, commercial general liability coverage, professional liability, inland marine coverage, professional performer, importance of insurance

Putting a little MPEP in our step!

Specialty Insurance Agency is now servicing a new program for Music, Photography, and Event Planners (MPEP). MPEP provides Commercial General Liability policies, Professional Liability (photographers and videographers only), and Inland Marine coverage (covers your business personal property while in storage, in transit, or at a show). Eligible groups that qualify for this new program include:

  • Disc Jockeys
  • Bands / Musicians / Singers
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Event / Wedding planners

Libby Ulm • June 2022 • importance of insurance, insurance fraud, performer insurance, vendor insurance, food truck insurance, commercial general liability coverage

The perils of insurance fraud

Fairs, events, and performances often require commercial general liability coverage from their vendors and performers. A friendly reminder that events/venues do send us your submitted certificates to verify that you have insurance. If it's found that you do not have insurance and you have submitted a doctored certificate, you could be charged with insurance fraud.

Committing insurance fraud means that not only will you not be able to obtain insurance in the future, but you also run the risk

Libby Ulm • March 2022 • performer insurance, commercial general liability coverage, performers, professional performer

What is performer insurance, and why do I need it?

Are you a professional performer? Do you have insurance? If the answer to the first question is yes, and the answer to the last question is no, this information is for you! You may ask yourself, "Why do I need performers insurance?" Well, we are here to give you a few reasons why.

What exactly is performers insurance? Performers insurance, or a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy, covers claims that could possibly come about from your performance or operations during an event you're at

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