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Symposium West Date Announcement

We're pleased to announce that the third annual Symposium West will be returning to Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday, August 17. Registration opens May 1 - save the date now, and register early to avoid disappointment. Learn more.

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Seminar Program:

  • Insuring Seasonal & Secondary Homes
    Many policyholders have been captivated by the lure of owning a cottage for seasonal use or as a secondary residence. These homes range from a shack in the woods to large modern dwellings. As an insurance professional your challenge is to identify the risks associated with the various types of properties and to find the right insurance solution. Join us for this half day interactive seminar to increase your Seasonal and Secondary Home expertise. Objectives Identify the exposures to property and ...

  • Essential Management Skills
    Leading others is challenging. Having the skills to lead others makes the challenge enjoyable and rewarding. Moving from career professional into the role of management is an exciting step in one’s career. As you make that shift, your role and the skills you need to be effective will change. New managers must work hard to adapt to the challenges of managerial work and their new network of relationships and responsibilities. The transition into management requires changes in the way you work; com ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 108 Condominium Conundrums
    Condo insurance is an often misunderstood product. Misconceptions are common and many stem from confusion about coverage provided by the Condo Corporation’s insurance vs. the unit owner’s condo insurance. Whether you’re a Broker, Underwriter or Adjuster, learn about this in demand product. Condo sales aren’t showing signs of slowing down soon and a condo is often the first time homebuyer’s step into the real estate market. Helping customers identify their needs and ensure proper coverage will go ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Weekend Prep Course: NEW!!
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, a convenient yet intensive Weekend Warrior (3 weekends) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program.The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Risk Forum 2017: Conestoga Chapter
    As insurance professionals, it's vital that we are up-to-speed on local and global emerging risks, because it's not just about managing risks today--it's also about anticipating and preparing for future risks. Are you up-to-date on the latest in risk management? Join us for Risk Forum 2017: Conestoga Chapter, an exciting new event that will give you leading-edge risk information and unrestrictred access to seasoned risk managers. You'll find a lot of value in this combination of structured morni ...

  • Auxiliary Heat - From Woodstoves to Wood Furnaces
    How a person heats their home is an important consideration in deciding whether to insure a risk and the premium charged. Homeowners may choose to use something to supplement their primary heat source during regular heating season – such as a fireplace, wood burner, space or electric heaters, or solar heating. These items are auxiliary heat sources, and they bring with them additional risk exposures due to the many opportunities for error by the people using them. Brokers: Learn what questions t ...

  • Personal to Commercial Boot Camp
    Are you a personal lines underwriter, broker, or adjuster looking at making the move into commercial lines? Join us for this two day interactive immersion into the world of commercial insurance. This success series seminar will "boot" you forward in your career! The learning outcomes include: A thorough introduction to commercial lines Key documents Commercial property exposures and underwriting factors Commercial property policy forms Commercial liability exposures Commercial liability forms Re ...

  • Fundamentals Series: 105 In Good Company with Commercial Automobile
    Do you need an overview of the principles and concepts, as well as the technical side of commercial auto? Commercial lines auto insurance can seem complex at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us for this full-day seminar, covering everything you’ll need to know as a new industry employee, or as someone moving from personal lines to commercial lines. You’ll see the benefits of attending this seminar right away in your workplace: Brokers : comprehend the basics of commercial auto to provide s ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Assessing Commercial Risks
    Assessing a commercial risk is more than just what the business does.Your commercial clients rely on you to provide advice that is accurate and timely. The consequences of not identifying and analyzing risks an organization faces may be critical. Consider an insured that learns that a major loss is not covered. The broker/agent may be blamed for not advising the client to purchase appropriate insurance; the insurer is likely to bear the client’s anger and frustration; the adjuster will have to e ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...

  • Building Construction 101
    Building Construction 101 is designed to put the pieces of the construction types and insurance industry puzzle together. Don’t let the name "101" fool you — participants are calling this session a master’s course because of the vast and valuable information included. This half-day session breaks down the complexity of the construction types and the underwriting complexity around each type. You will engage in learning activities that will enable you to fully understand the five categories (Types ...

  • ProEdge Advanced Business Interruption
    Business interruption insurance is often perceived as a highly technical field, both difficult to sell and to service. As a result, it is a commodity that, although important to all risk portfolios, is undersold. This seminar aims to put aside the accounting and the numbers so that the insurance people in all disciplines can get a better handle on the how to’s of business interruption. Using case studies learners will get hands on practice determining coverage levels and claims settlements. Busi ...

  • Broker/Agent Licensing Prep Course: In-class
    Are you looking to start a new career as an insurance broker or agent? Don't miss the opportunity to prepare for your licensing exam in a classroom setting. Conestoga Chapter - Insurance Institute of Ontario is pleased to offer students, new to the Insurance Industry, an intense two week (10 days) Agent (Other than Life) and Broker (Entry Level 1- "Acting Under Supervision") program. The program is designed to prepare students for the Agent and Broker exam. Participants will benefit from these l ...