Do you hold a performer policy and sell merchandise? Depending on your operations, you may need both our performer policy and a mobile vendor policy. Our mobile vendor policy insures your business, but not independent contractors, while our performer policy insures you, the individual. Whether you need both policies is on a case-by-case basis, but we've provided some examples below!
Example 1: You're a magician! After your jaw dropping performance, you set up a small table next to the stage
Sexual Abuse and Molestation (SAM) coverage is typically requested for those performing or vending at schools or malls. There may also be other events/venues that require SAM coverage. This coverage doesn't protect you against a claim for abusing or molesting someone, but rather if you're left in charge of a group of minors and something happens between them. When performing or vending for a group of minors, we suggest asking the venue to also have an employee or staff member be present at all
From unexpected damages to stolen items, Inland Marine (business personal property) coverage is here to protect you, or rather, your things! Inland Marine (IM) can cover items like equipment, costumes, or goods for damage or theft while in storage, in transit to/from a show, and while at a show.
SIA’s base policy is a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy which protects you if someone gets hurt because of you/your business, from any property damage that could arise from you being at an
Are you a mobile vendor who also has an online store? The SIA Mobile Vendor Policy can cover you for both your temporary space and your online store (as long as you're not only doing online sales)! Your business' annual gross revenue must not exceed $500,000.
For example, Susan travels to Renaissance festivals throughout the Midwest with her business, Fluttering Fairy Wings. While at the festivals, she sells fairy wings for humans and pets of all sizes! When Susan is not on the road, she
Maybe you've been in the industry for many years, maybe this is all new to you, but you may find yourself asking...Why insurance? Why now? Maybe you're even asking yourself "What is a Commercial General Liability policy?"
In the past few years across the industry, we've experienced more and more events/venues cracking down on insurance requirements to help better protect themselves from certain liabilities. This is where a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy comes into play! The