Resources for Contract Conference Ombuds

Errors and Omissions Insurance

IOA recommends that the sponsoring organization indemnify and hold the contract conference ombuds harmless for any claims arising out of services provided within the scope of the conference contract ombuds services agreement with the sponsoring organization.  (See paragraph 10 of the sample Conference Contract Ombuds Services Agreement.).  IOA also recommends that the ombuds serving in this role have professional liability or errors and omissions insurance. While IOA does not recommend or endorse any particular provider of such insurance, to assist both the ombuds serving in this role and the sponsoring organization, IOA has collected anecdotal information on where such insurance can be obtained. Parties wishing to obtain such insurance may wish to explore the following companies or sources: 

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