Special Events & Entertainment

Special Events require General Liability Insurance for concessionaires, exhibitors, and vendors who sell, demonstrate, display, or promote their products and services on a short-term basis at special events, malls, shopping centers, trade shows, consumer shows or a location away from any owned or long-term leased premises.

Holman Insurance Brokers Ltd. can provide a simple solution. Here are a list of some of the Eligible Events we can insure:
  • Auctions
  • Award ceremonies
  • Balls/dances
  • Banquets
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Bazaars
  • Bingo games (charity/fundraising only)
  • Book signings/Card games/events (charity/fundraising only)
  • Car washes (charity/fundraising only)
  • Casino events (charity/fundraising only)
  • Car/motorcycle/RV/boat shows (static display only)
  • Celebrations (holidays, graduations, grand openings)
  • Chamber of Commerce business events/mixers
  • Charity events
  • Chess events
  • Christmas lighting ceremony
  • Christmas caroling (single location)
  • Cooking contests
  • Concerts
  • Conventions
  • Debuts or debutante balls
  • Dinners, luncheons, showers
  • Direct selling consultant parties
  • Easter egg huts
  • Festivals
  • Film screenings/showings
  • Farmers markets
  • Flea Markets
  • Graduation ceremonies
  • Job fairs
  • Lectures
  • Meetings
  • Memorial services
  • Parties
  • Poetry readings
  • Picnics
  • Pageants
  • Proms
  • Quinceanera
  • Reunions
  • Religious events
  • Recitals (dance, music)
  • Sales (bake, charity, consignment, estate, garage)
  • Social gatherings/receptions
  • School band or dill team competitions
  • School carnivals (no rides/inflatables)
  • Speaking engagements
  • Showers (baby, bridal, etc.)
  • Shows (animals-arena setting only antique, art, baby, business, collector, consumer, craft, fashion, flower, garden, home, stage, wedding)
  • Talent search/shows (children only)
  • Telethons
  • Theatrical performances or musicals
  • Walking tours (garden, holiday, parade of homes, historical sites: single location)
  • Wedding activities (rehearsal, ceremony, reception)

Certain event types are more difficult to insure but with the right risk management progam, promoter or organizer we can insure such as the following:

  • Activist rallies, marches or literature distribution
  • Airshows
  • Animal obedience training
  • Athletic events and competitions
  • Bonfires
  • Cannibas related events
  • Circuses
  • Cinematography an photography for commercial use
  • Color or foam party
  • Cycling / bicycle events
  • Events held on airport premises
  • Events and/or concerts involving rap, hip-hop, alternative or techno/DJ
  • Eating contests
  • Events honoring national/local celebrities or professional athletes
  • Fraternity/Sorority events
  • Geocaching events
  • Gun/knife shows
  • Overnight retreats
  • Historical battle reenactments
  • Haunted attractions
  • Health Fairs
  • In or On Water activities
  • Mazes (corn, hay or fence)
  • Pumpkin chucking events
  • Parades
  • Political events
  • Raves
  • Rodeos
  • Seances
  • Tractor pulls
  • Tailgating events
  • Union meetings
  • Walks/running events
  • Motorsport Events involving any motorized vehicle(s) in, or while in practice for, or while being prepared for, or while qualifying for, or while testing for any racing, speed, demolition, distance, or stunting activity.