Feb 6, 2013

IOA Extends Partnership With Florida Panthers And BB&T; Center

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that Insurance Office of America (IOA) has extended its partnership with the Florida Panthers and the BB&T Center. Featured in this partnership are a number of business-to-business initiatives and networking opportunities including handling the insurance needs for SSE and its staff, as well as signage and other exposure.

“We are thrilled to continue our unique partnership with IOA,” said SSE president Michael R. Yormark. “IOA’s decision to extend its partnership with SSE is indicative of the value they have found in the business-to-business initiatives and networking opportunities we provide them. Principal among these is the insurance they provide for SSE staff, and the chance to cultivate their client base through Club RED and suite access.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with the professionals at SSE and look forward to a successful season for the Panthers,” said IOA Chairman John K. Ritenour.

IOA handles a wide range of SSE’s insurance needs including general liability, automobile, group medical, group dental, group vision, group long-term disability, life, accident, workers compensation, and more.

IOA also utilizes its four Club RED memberships and once-annual suite access to cultivate its client base and help its business grow, supplemented by its BB&T Center signage and other SSE media exposure.

IOA is a privately held, full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and is one of the fastest-growing independent insurance agencies in the United States. IOA is Florida’s largest privately-held insurance agency, currently the 8th largest privately-held agency by Insurance Journal, and the 27th largest U.S. broker according to Business Insurance magazine.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Florida Panthers Social Media is powered by Ford – follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Home to the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and internationally recognized concerts and events, the Broward County-owned BB&T Center is one of the top ranked venues of its kind in the world.