In addition to the full members defined above, the Organization can accommodate associate members, who must belong to one of the following categories:
The AIO established the Aviation Insurance Pool and the Oil & Energy Insurance Pool to create capacity and encourage the growth of those lines of business. Other AIO bodies are the Life Committee, Microinsurance Working Group and Associations for African Insurance Brokers, African Insurance Supervisors and African Insurance Educators and Trainers.
AIO events provide the perfect opportunity for insurance leaders to meet their counterparts and promote productive professional relationships. The AIO Annual Conference brings together more than 800 participants from all the continents. Members also benefit from AIO’s excellent relationships with international organizations.
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Throughout the year, AIO meetings and programs bring together leaders of the insurance industry, supervisory authorities, technology providers, academics and other experts to discuss the changes and challenges of our industry. The events include the Annual Conference and General Assembly, the African Reinsurance Forum and Life Insurance Seminar.
Seminars and training program on various subjects are organised in partnership with international organisations such as the World Bank, International Labour Organisation (Impact Insurance Facility) and Access to Insurance Initiative.
AIO members are part of a growing international trade organization with a reputation for being vibrant, vision and commitment.
Through regular publications and documentation such as the African Insurance Bulletin, the Annual Review, the Africa Insurance Barometer, the African Reinsurance Pulse and a well-furnished and regularly updated website, etc, the AIO avails its members with important information on the insurance industry in Africa.
The following annual awards have been instituted by the AIO:
* AIO Book Award to stimulate scholarly research among members
* AIO HALL OF FAME, on individual and corporate basis to promote excellence