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Event cancellation and postponement coverage notice:

Starting September 18th, Markel Specialty will once again offer event cancellation and postponement policies in select states. Markel’s event cancellation and postponement policy and endorsement purchased on or after September 18, 2020 will specifically exclude loss due to communicable diseases, including COVID-19. To learn more, including to see if event cancellation or postponement policies are currently available in your state, please visit our communicable disease notice page.

Markel Specialty event insurance offers:

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Event liability insurance

Protect your event and you for as little as $75

Markel Specialty event liability insurance helps protect you if someone causes property damage to the venue or someone is injured at your event:

  • Many venues now require event liability insurance, and our coverage fulfills this requirement
  • Venues can be named as “additional insured” on the certificate of insurance for free!
  • Up to $2 million in coverage available
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Event cancellation insurance

Peace of mind if disaster strikes

Markel Specialty event cancellation insurance reimburses you for lost deposits and non-refundable amounts if you have to cancel or postpone your event due to unforeseen circumstances, such as:

  • Vendor bankruptcy
  • Extreme weather
  • Military deployment
  • Accident/illness of the event host or immediate family member

Event cancellation and postponement coverage notice:

Starting September 18th, Markel Specialty will once again offer event cancellation and postponement policies in select states. Markel’s event cancellation and postponement policy and endorsement purchased on or after September 18, 2020 will specifically exclude loss due to communicable diseases, including COVID-19. To learn more, including to see if event cancellation or postponement policies are currently available in your state, please visit our communicable disease notice page.

Get total protection for your special event:
Save up to 15% when you purchase both event liability and event cancellation coverage!
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  • "I had to purchase event insurance and was able to do it at an affordable price through Markel! Everything was super easy and the staff was very knowledgeable and friendly."

    Madeline S. | Event insurance customer | October, 2019

  • "Easy, price point was good and flexible for what we needed. Peace of mind amid summers that now have the question of being smoked out by forest fires."

    Barbara S. | Event insurance customer | January, 2020

  • "Service was great and timely. I spoke with three different people and all were very polite, professional and willing to help."

    Michael R. | Event insurance customer | January, 2020

  • "Markel was super easy to work with. I truly had peace of mind knowing that my event was in the best hands."

    Tom B. | Event insurance customer | September, 2018

Questions? 855-480-9762 | Email

*Cancellation policy must be purchased at least 14 days in advance of the event and is not available for business or organizational events. Liability policy is available for events taking place in the USA, USA Territories and Possessions, Canada, Puerto Rico, and cruise ships leaving those ports and must be purchased at least 1 day before the event. Insurance, coverage, and discounts are subject to availability and qualifications and may not be available in all states.

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