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Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting: Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance 2018

Nov 27 - Nov 28, 2018
Paris, France

The first 2018 Berne Union / ICISA Joint Specialist Meeting on Surety Bonds & Bond Insurance will be hosted by COFACE in Paris. The Meeting will take place on Wednesday 28th November (9:00 – 17:00), with a Welcome Dinner & Cocktail on Tuesday 27th November (19:00 start), both hosted at COFACE’s office (address: 1 Place Costes et Bellonte - 92270 - Bois-Colombes, Paris). 

The Meeting will focus on Surety Bonds and Bank Bonds product types and will be aimed at ECAs, Private Insurers, Specialised Surety Companies and Reinsurers active/considering to be active in these product lines. The meeting will explore opportunities for cooperation among the above-named players, market dynamics, capacity & outlook, reinsurance and risk sharing, underwriting, CSR & KYC, documentation, digitalisation, innovation  – and more… Meeting agenda is located under the "Documents" tab of our websute.

To support you travel & visa arrangements, please refer to the “Venue Visa & Logistics” tab.

We are pleased to advise that the attendance of the whole event is free, i.e. there is no Daily Delegate Rate (DDR). We hope that this information will encourage your participation.

Dress code for the Welcome Dinner & Cocktail and for the Meeting day is business casual.

We hope to see you in Paris, in November!
BU Secretariat


Coface Office, Paris, France

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Event enquiries

Event attendees will need to make their own hotel arrangements in good time. To facilitate networking, we recommend that the event attendees book one of the following hotels:

Residence Bois Colombes Monceau 3* Aparthotel located within 5 minutes walking distance from the event venue:

Best Western Plus Suitcase Paris La Defense 4* Hotel located within 15 minutes walking distance from the event venue:

Austin Hotel 3* located in the city center, within 20 minutes door to door commute to the event venue by public transport: 


Visa information

Visa support for this event will be provided by COFACE. Should you require visa support to attend this event, please contact Soumia Cagnot (