Trade Show Insurance

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Don't let an unfortunate circumstance slow down your business's growth. ESP understands how a successful trade show can build revenue growth momentum and foreshadow a successful year. We can protect you from a variety of conditions that can interfere with your upcoming event such as General Liability, Severe Adverse Weather, Venue Unavailability, Power Blackout, and much more.

By partnering with ESP, we can help you focus on the upcoming event by handling the back end insurance work. Let us give you the peace of mind you deserve by offering you the most far-reaching insurance policy for the lowest possible price. We can evaluate your specific situation and give guidance on one of our two policy options. 

We can deliver a customizable solution that can cater to your specific trade show needs, which can either slash costs or give you a more holistic risk management strategy. If you are seeking additional cost savings, we offer a more standardized solution through our member only SHEL Risk Purchasing Association which can further drive down prices. At ESP, we strive to provide our clients with the most comprehensive risk management solutions for the lowest prices in the industry. 


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.