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Do you fit this description? Let HKMB Insure Your Performance!
Performer: such as bingo caller, busker, caricature artist, cartoon artist,
clown, DJ, face painter, juggler, magician, musician, MC, pavement artist,
plate spinner, poet, living statue, stilt walker, or trivia host.

Whose act does NOT involve: hypnotism, use of fire/naked flame, acrobatic
or aerial performance, animals (except birds or rabbits), tattooing, body
piercing or sword swallowing

Why should you buy this coverage?
• To meet the insurance requirements of event organizers that book your
• So that you can take comfort in knowing you are covered should your
act result in any injuries to third parties or property.
• Your claims will be handled efficiently via HKMB’s 24 hour claims hotline.
You can have confidence in your suppliers: HKMB has been serving the entertainment
industry for over 15 years.

K&K Insurance Co., the program insurer, is an established, reputable
company that focuses exclusively on risks in North America’s sports, leisure and
entertainment industries. For more information about K&K visit their
website at

Age: over 18 years
Residency: Canadian
Gross income from performing activities: less than $100,000.

If so, you are probably eligible to purchase General Liability coverage of $2,000,000 at an annual cost of only $425.00.

Deductible: $1000

Includes:Products and Completed Operations; Contingent Employer’s Liability;
Employees as Additional Insureds; Cross Liability/Severability of Insureds;
Incidental Medical Malpractice; Occurence Property Damage; Personal
Injury; Blanket Contractual; Broad Form Property Damage; Owners and
Contractors Protective; Medical Payments; Attached Machinery

Excludes:Abuse/molestation/harassment, fireworks, asbestos, data, terrorism
Limited fungi and fungal derivatives coverage.

Premium $325.00
Administrative $100.00
Handling Fee
Total $425.00 (Applicable Taxes not included)
Coverage under this program starts on the day the insurance is purchased and extends for 12 months.
The coverage only applies to Canada.

or contact:

Andrea Cowan, RIB
Account Associate
Entertainment Practice
HKMB International Insurance Brokers
595 Bay Street, Suite 900, Box 81
Toronto, ON M5G 2E3
Phone: 416-597-0008 Ext. 413
Fax: 416-597-0957

Note from poster RSD: This is their basic program. If you don't meet the criteria listed exactly (ie, fire, hypnosis, income $100,000 +, they will cover you. It just wont be the exact same policy with the same rates. However, I don't foresee it being more than $1000. I have given all the information I know. For more info contact them directly.
John Martin
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What a world we live in when a bingo caller needs insurance!!! Huh?

All the best,

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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On 2007-09-21 20:50, John1964 wrote:
What a world we live in when a bingo caller needs insurance!!! Huh?

All the best,


Hi John!

...ever have a handful of bingo chips thrown at you from a sore loser?

... well, neither have I, but I imagine they "could" hurt! lol

Best regards.

Max & Maxine Entertainment
Magicians with a touch of comedy!
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