As a member of the CIP Society, you receive a number of important benefits.
As the learning process is never complete, the CIP Society offers graduates the opportunity to continue to hone their skills and learning through our series of ADVANTAGE Live webinars and the PROedge series of seminars, which are designed for the graduate level of understanding. In addition, the Rhind Scholarships are available if you need financial help to continue your education.
Promotion of the Designations
The CIP Society runs a nation-wide advertising and promotional campaign explaining to consumers what the CIP designation stands for: educated, experienced and ethical insurance professionals. As well, the Society continues its high-profile positioning on professional ethics with a regular column appearing quarterly in Canadian Underwriter magazine.
The CIP Society offers members the Advantage of information in three formats: ADVANTAGE Daily: the news in brief – industry news from around the world, offered daily in English, and weekly in French; ADVANTAGE Monthly: emerging trends and issues – papers that give in-depth insight into the issues of today and are housed in an online library; ADVANTAGE Quarterly: the pulse of the industry – your member newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on the Society, the people and the profession.
More Resources at the Ready
The CIP Society members-only section of the website offers a great deal of valuable resources including Text Link for current CIP course textbooks available at your fingertips, and Legal Links for legal updates and information.
Special Events and Networking Opportunities
Uniquely for CIP Society members, most local institutes and chapters coordinate opportunities to bring our graduates together, be it through wine tastings, curling bonspiels, golf tournaments, or other events to help you stay connected.
The CIP Society offers access to Venngo’s MemberPerksTM savings program that can net members discounts on everyday or special purchases or trips.
A ‘Chartered’ title shows both your employer and colleagues that you have the knowledge, experience and ambition to succeed in a fast-paced, competitive industry. The bottom line is that educated and qualified personnel inevitably lead to a more productive work force for the employer.
Membership in the CIP Society also offers opportunities to contribute and volunteer at the Insurance Institute. As a new grad, you benefit from free membership for a portion or all of the first year (depending on election).