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What is Excess Limits Insurance Coverage?

What is Excess Limits Insurance Coverage?

Here at ACT, we understand what makes you unique is what sets you apart. We echo your individuality; that is why we don’t offer cookie cutter insurance policies. Rather, we offer the ability to create a customized insurance plan that meets your needs and protects you while you attend events this year. We are excited to announce ACT now offers the ability to purchase excess liability insurance coverage. So whether you are looking for painter insurance, craft insurance, or vendor liability insurance, we have an insurance policy that provides you with the “A+ Rated” coverage you deserve and the ability to increase your liability limits to fit your needs and satisfy contractual requirements. Below, we will breakdown what this coverage is and when you would need to purchase it. What Is E... Read more

Why Artists and Crafters Need Vendor Insurance

Why Artists and Crafters Need Vendor Insurance

Vendors across the country put their trust in “A+ Rated” insurance coverage provided by Artists, Crafters, and Tradesman (ACT) Insurance. Our vendor insurance policy is tailored to meet the unique needs of each vendor. So, whether you are promoting your work at one show or multiple shows this year, we have the insurance policy for you. Below we'll breakdown why you need vendor insurance as you interact and promote at events. We'll discuss what is included in a show and annual policy, as well as highlight the different coverages they contain. Plus, we'll explain how you can purchase a policy online in less than 10 minutes. Why Do I Need Vendor Insurance? Venues and promoters often require vendors to have proof of insurance in order to showcase at their event. This protects vendors... Read more

ACT Presents: Paulius Jankevicius, Photographer

ACT Presents: Paulius Jankevicius, Photographer

Every artist has an inspiration. At ACT, we make it our top priority to help you pursue your passion for art and offer vendor insurance for different types of artists, including photographers*. Within our own company, we try to facilitate artistic success among our own employees. We caught up with photographer and ACT web developer, Paulius Jankevicius, who has travelled across continents to capture some of the world’s most breathtaking vistas and skylines. He told us about his passions; family, photography, and travel. The Pursuit of Natural Wonders Paulius and his wife, Simona, were drawn to Utah's rocky mountain landscape, and decided to call it home. “I’m from Lithuania, but I’ve always liked to travel. I particularly wanted to visit the western United States,... Read more

Event Administrators: Keep Your Vendors from Putting You at Risk

Event Administrators: Keep Your Vendors from Putting You at Risk

ACT Insurance provides industry-leading arts and crafts vendor insurance. By offering both annual and event plans, ACT is looking out for you as event administrators as well as your vendors. While our plans are specific to vendors, we’ve prioritized working with event administrators in order to give them peace of mind by making sure vendors add you as an additional insured. If you’re an event administrator, organizer or director, you have a full slate of tasks. Requiring artists and crafters to carry vendor insurance should be one of them. At ACT Insurance, we make the process to sign up vendors as simple and easy as possible. Why Should You Be Interested? It doesn’t take a disaster on a grand scale to ruin an event. Something as innocuous as an attendee stumbling in a vendor’s bo... Read more

The Business of Being an Arts and Crafts Vendor

The Business of Being an Arts and Crafts Vendor

Odds are, you became an arts or crafts vendor because you have passion and skill for your trade. This allows you to use your talent to achieve a level of professional independence that is absent in other careers. The reality of turning a hobby into a career, however, is that you must combine your passion and skill with business acumen, such as purchasing the right vendor insurance. If you’re serious about being an arts and crafts vendor, you’ll need to master the business side of the equation. You may not have as much passion for taxes as you do for being an artist, but without this knowledge, your capability to effectively sell your goods will be severely limited. As an arts and crafts vendor, you’ll need to master three things: State Taxes Income Taxes Vendor Liability In... Read more

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ACT INSURANCE
(Artists, Crafters, & Tradesmen)
260 South 2500 West Suite 303
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
P: 844.520.6991
info@actinsurance.com

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Stacey B. - Maine

"This is a great way to obtain insurance for trade shows. Online purchase is very convenient and affordable. I so appreciate your quick response in getting me set up."

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