Information Release

Contact: Hugh O. Strawn

Date: February 26, 2016


Insurance Services Expo
April 18 & 19, 2016
At the 2016 Claims Conference
San Antonio, Texas

Property damage caused by trees is a common event during severe thunderstorms, strong wind storms, ice storms, and snow storms. A North Carolina firm, HMI, that specializes in emergency tree services for the insurance industry, will be exhibiting at the 2016 Insurance Services Expo, the largest property claims expo in the nation.

The Insurance Services Expo is part of the Property and Liability Resource Bureau's 2016 Claims Conference, which will be held in San Antonio, Texas.

HMI services also include inspections and inventories to document the type, size, and quantity of destroyed or damaged trees and shrubs, removal estimates and services, consulting services regarding proof of loss and cause of loss, and more. HMI manages a national network of accredited tree care professionals and certified arborists to support claims involving tree damages.

The Insurance Services Expo is part of the 2016 Property & Liability Resource Bureau Claims Conference, April 17 to 20. The Expo, with nearly 300 claims service providers exhibiting their products and services, is open to all Claims Conference attendees on Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19. Over 3,000 Claims Conference attendees will be able to gain first-hand knowledge of new and unique claims services, meet new exhibitors such as HMI, and maintain connections with the Expo's long-time exhibitors.

Complimentary luncheons with the exhibitors will be served on both Monday and Tuesday at the Insurance Services Expo for Claims Conference attendees.

Space is still available. Information is available online at and click on "Exhibits." The list of registered exhibitors and the floor plan at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, is available there.

Interested claims services providers may also contact Tom O'Dowd, Senior Marketing and Exhibits Manager, PLRB, at or 630-724-2224. .

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies. It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.