December 2019


New York, NY, December 9, 2019 – The Institutes, the leading risk management and insurance knowledge provider, today announced it has acquired three valuable knowledge-sharing platforms from LRP Media Group: National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo (NWCDC), Risk & Insurance®, and National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo® (ErgoExpo).

JEGI | CLARITY (, the leading independent investment bank for the global media, events, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors, with offices in New York, Boston, London and Sydney, represented LRP Media Group in this transaction.

“At The Institutes, we are constantly seeking ways to better serve individuals interested in risk management and insurance topics,” said Peter Miller, CPCU, president and CEO of The Institutes. “By acquiring Risk & Insurance, NWCDC, and ErgoExpo, we are enhancing our ability to provide knowledge through an ever-expanding set of knowledge and knowledge-delivery solutions. Acquiring these platforms will not only enhance our content but also expand our ability to effectively deliver our content by gaining a better understanding of individuals’ risk management and insurance knowledge preferences and needs.”

NWCDC, Risk & Insurance and ErgoExpo will expand The Institutes’ educational capabilities across insurance and workplace safety. NWCDC is the largest national workers’ compensation conference and tradeshow, focusing on the huge and complex workers’ compensation and disability industry. Additionally, Risk & Insurance is the leading media and marketing solutions platform in the risk management and commercial insurance space. ErgoExpo is the nation’s largest and longest running ergonomics event, providing executives the latest industry knowledge essential to mitigating workplace injuries.

About LRP Media Group
LRP Media Group, founded in 1977 by Kenneth Kahn, is an innovative media giant serving millions of business and education professionals worldwide. Specializing in education administration, education law, education technology, federal employment, and human resources, LRP publishes thousands of books, pamphlets, newsletters, videos and online resources. The company also produces four industry-leading print and digital magazines for key decision-makers: Human Resource Executive®, HRM Asia, District Administration and University Business. Additionally, LRP annually delivers top-quality training and professional development to more than 80,000 professionals through its 10 award-winning conferences and tradeshows in China, Singapore and the United States. LRP currently employs more than 500 professionals in its Connecticut, Florida, Pennsylvania, Singapore and Washington, D.C., offices. Headquartered in Palm Beach County since 1996, the company has more than $70 million in annual revenue.

Risk & Insurance, National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, and Human Resource Executive are registered trademarks of LRP Media Group. All rights reserved. For more information, visit

About The Institutes | Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group
The Institutes, a leading provider of risk and insurance knowledge solutions, offer professional designations, including the CPCU® program. In addition, The Institutes provide introductory, foundational, and leadership programs; online and continuing education courses; events and conferences; custom solutions; and assessment tools. Affiliates include CEU, Claims Pages, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the CPCU-Loman Education Foundation, The Institutes CPCU Society, The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, The Institutes RiskStream CollaborativeTM, the Insurance Research Council, the International Insurance Society, MyPath, and the Pacific Insurance Conference.

CPCU is a registered trademark of The Institutes. All rights reserved. For more information, visit

JEGI | CLARITY is the leading independent investment bank for the global media, events, information, marketing, software and tech-enabled services sectors. With offices in London, Sydney, New York and Boston, we have closed more than 700 transactions during our 30+ year history. For more information, visit