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Advance your career with the Southwestern Ontario Chapter.

Part of the Insurance Institute of Ontario. 

Welcome

We help people in the local p&c insurance industry develop and maintain their skills and increase their knowledge. Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing preparation courses. In our dynamic industry, continuous learning is essential if you want to advance your career.

Register now for Symposium West - August 17

We're pleased to announce that the third annual Symposium West will be returning to Cambridge, Ontario on Thursday, August 17. Registration now open - register early to avoid disappointment, because this event has sold out the last two years. Learn more.

It's time to renew your membership!

Are you taking advantage of your membership benefits?
We rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us by the industry. In return, we’re able to provide you with many benefits. Learn about the benefits and renew now

Registration is now open for CIP fall semester courses

The CIP designation significantly increases your value to p&c insurance employers across all industry careers. Why?  The comprehensive knowledge and skills you'll gain in the program brings tremendous value to insurance organizations. Did you know that we offer pre-August pricing for in-class and virtual courses? Register now, and take advantage before prices increase on August 1.

Member Bonus Webinars: Complimentary for IIO Members

Our Member Bonus Series webinars are open to all IIO members, no matter what chapter you belong to. They cover basic insurance topics you could benefit from clarification on, and offer 1 Technical RIBO hour (pending). Learn more.

Must-attend events and seminars

Symposium West 2017- August 17
What is Symposium?
CIP Society Symposium provides a full day of professional and leadership development alongside multiple networking opportunities with insurance and business leaders. Learn more

6th Annual Adventure Car Rally 2017  NEW DATE August 23
6th Annual Adventure Car Rally. Lots of fun, lots of laughs – an experience you’ll never forget! Learn more

16th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament - September 8
The Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Insurance Institute invites you and guests to our annual golf tournament at the beautiful Fire Rock Golf Club. Learn more

Photos from recent events
We are now posting pictures from 2017 events, such as the Axe Tournament and Volleyball Tournament.

Check out more of our upcoming events and seminars.

Get your RIBO hours OnDemand

You know we provide local seminars to help you get your hours, but help is also here with CE OnDemand, a new catalogue of online continuing education courses designed by the Insurance Institute of Canada for brokers and agents. Take a one-hour CE OnDemand course from wherever you are, anytime during the day or night. There's also special introductory pricing. Learn more.

CIP student? Download the Institute's free mobile app!

Available through Google Play and the App Store, IIC Mobile Learning is a study tool that contains the Dictionary of Insurance, free practice questions for C11 students, and you can also access and edit your member profile and course records. And if you're a C11 or C13 student, additional practice exam questions are also available for in-app purchase. Discover how this app can help you with your study and professional needs.

Connecting you with the latest industry news

The CIP Society offers a wide range of free online resources for our members and the industry at large, including monthly Trends Papers on topics like Uber and the Internet of Things, as well as research reports on topics like Cyber Risks and Automated Vehicles. Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports. 

Follow us on Twitter! 

For all the latest Chapter updates, check out @IIOSouthWest

Did you know? 

Living Outside of Canada?
Registration for virtual classes is available for International Students. Enrol in the course of your choice by contacting our member services team at 1-866-362-8585. 

RIBO Hours Available
Did you know that students taking CIP courses in Ontario are eligible for 16 RIBO technical hours, except for C16 and C132, which are eligible for 20 management hours? Contact your local chapter for details. Continuing education credits from seminars will vary depending on the type and length of seminar. More information is available on each of the seminar information pages.

If your goal is to set yourself up for an exciting insurance career, the Insurance Institute is where you belong. Take your education and career to a whole new level. Membership with the Insurance Institute will give you the edge you need to succeed.