Sporting Event Insurance

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Sporting events carry a wide range of risks that could be leaving you exposed. Not only do owners need to worry about injuries to players or spectators, but they also need to consider the environmental and organizational risks as well. These could include factors such General Liability, Property Damage, Severe Adverse Weather, Venue Unavailability, Power Blackouts, and much more. By consulting ESP prior to your sporting event, we can make sure all your bases are covered. 

We offer a variety of packages that differ in duration and General Liability limits so you can customize your policy as you see fit. Also, through our member owned SHEL Risk Purchasing Association, we are able to significantly drive down costs to all of our clients. At ESP, we strive to exceed your expectations by delivering best in class customer service and for being there every step of the way. 


Sample Perils 

  • Severe Adverse Weather (hurricanes, tornadoes, and severe winter storms)
  • Venue Unavailability (from perils such as fire, structural collapse, gas leaks, and flooding)
  • Earthquakes
  • Wildfires
  • Power Blackouts 
  • Communicable Disease (H1N1, Avian Flue, ect.)
  • Non-Appearance of a key Speaker or Entertainer 
  • Major Riots and Civil Commotion 
  • National Mourning (i.e. death of the U.S. President)

Target Insureds  

  • Trade Shows
  • Conferences 
  • Fairs 
  • Major Sporting Events 
  • Concerts

Available Limits

Based on the projected gross revenues or expenses of the event

Up to $85 million in-house capacity

Geographic Scope

Available Worldwide

Summary of Coverage

ESP's policy protect clients beyond control of the event organizer such as cancellation, relocation, or complete abandonment. Since the policy is "all-cause", the coverage protects clients from events such as severe weather, threats or acts of terrorism, communicable disease outbreaks, non-appearance of a key person or presenter, and much more. In addition, a mandatory reduction in attendance would also be covered. 

Minimum Premium

Minimum premiums are subject to risk purchasing group program restrictions only.


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About ESP Specialty

ESP Specialty Insurance Brokerage operates nationwide as an insurance broker and program administrator, exclusively developing and managing insurance product lines for A+ rated carriers for over 10 years.