Manitoba Convocation


Congratulations graduates! After years of hard work, you made it through! It is your time, and let’s celebrate your achievement!


Wednesday, November 8, 2023


11:00 am Grad Reception (Graduates only)
12:30 pm Luncheon
1:45 pm  Ceremony


The Grand Ballroom, 1st Floor,
The Fort Garry Hotel, 222 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB



•   IMPORTANT - Please make sure to update your profile to include the current email address, home address, business address, personal phone number, and most importantly, the company you work for, which is for employment verification purposes.

•   Your certificate will be presented to you at the 2023 Convocation. If you are not able to attend the Convocation in person, please make arrangements to pick up your diploma in late November.

Please download and complete the forms below.

Convocation Ticket Order Form

If you have any questions about the convocation, please feel free to email us at or give us a call at 204-956-1702.

Award Winners





Dami Maye

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Top Student in the GIE Program

Manitoba Association of Insurance Professionals

Tamara Buckberrough

Manitoba Public Insurance

Top Aggregate Marks in the first 3 CIP courses

Manitoba Public Insurance

Kelsey Getty

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Top CIP Graduate in the Claims Series (runner-up)

Manitoba Insurance Adjuster's Association

Cody Roy

Manitoba Public Insurance

Top CIP Graduate in the Claims Series


Dustin Bales

Taycon Risk

Top CIP Graduate in the Agent/Broker Series

Hawkshaw Fire Investigation

Sara Moffat

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Top CIP Graduate in the Underwriting Series

Portage Mutual Insurance

Alexandra Gravenor

Intact Insurance Company

Top CIP Graduate

Centra Claims Management

Matthew Boschman

Portage Mutual Insurance

Top ACIP Graduate

Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba

Jacqueline Sara Dueck

Red River Mutual

Top FCIP Graduate

Intact Insurance Company

James Frederick Hunkin

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Top Student in the CIC Program

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance

Matthew Craig Russell

Guild Insurance Group

Top Student in the RMC Program

HSB Canada

Shelley Perrick

Milnco Insurance

Top Student in the MGA Program

Totten Group Insurance

Carrie Locke

Manitoba Public Insurance

Instructor of the Year

Federated Insurance


Congratulatory Messages from the IIMB Council


Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott, CIP, C.I.M. President:
Congratulations to all the graduates! There are so many competing priorities in today’s world but all your effort and energy has paid off as you reach this great milestone. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors. Truly take time to celebrate this wonderful accomplishment!


Morgan Mackenzie

Morgan Mackenzie, Bus. Admin. CAIB, CIP, Vice-President (Academic):
Congratulations to all the Grads of 2023! Earning your CIP is a great accomplishment that demonstrates your hard work, dedication and persistency. Wishing you the best of luck in this next chapter within insurance industry!


Rebecca Holm

Rebecca Holm, Bus. Admin., CAIB, CIP, Council Member, Insurance Institute of Manitoba:
Congratulations Graduates! You should be extremely proud of all the effort, energy and hard work you’ve put in to achieving this milestone. You have set yourself up for a world of success and I wish you all the best in your future goals and endeavors. Cheers!


Mohammed Subhan headshot

Mohammed Subhan, BBA, CAIB, FCIP, Council Member, Insurance Institute of Manitoba:
Hearty congratulations to all the graduates! Your hard work, dedication, perseverance and commitment has finally paid off. It’s not an easy feat to accomplish while juggling personal and professional lives. Be certain to pause and reflect on what you have accomplished and be very proud of it. Sending everyone best wishes for a happy and successful future. Enjoy the moment.


Lori Penner

Lori Penner, CIP, Council Member, Insurance Institute of Manitoba:
Congratulations to all the Grads of 2023! All our hard work has brought you to this moment, enjoy and celebrate those accomplishments. Best wishes in the future.


Kirby Wallis headshot

Kirby Wallis, B.Comm (Hons), CPIB, CIP, Council Member, Insurance Institute of Manitoba:
Congratulations Graduates! The dedication you’ve shown to your industry in furthering your education does not go unnoticed. You should all be proud of this accomplishment and take time to celebrate today! All the very best and congratulations again!




Platinum Sponsors


Wawanesa logo

Portage Mutual

Manitoba Publoic Insurance logo

WFG logo




Gold Sponsor


Red River logo



Silver Sponsors


Milnco Insurance

Wynward logo

SGI Canada


Bronze Sponsors


Sandbox logo

Accomsure logo



Mimosa Sponsors


Crawford logo



Photography Sponsors







If your organization is passionate about ongoing professional development and interested in supporting this year’s special convocation event, The Insurance Institute of Manitoba Convocation provides the perfect opportunity to get in front of a wide audience of industry professionals in celebration of the educational achievements of our newest graduates.

Sponsorship opportunities can be downloaded here. Please contact for more details.


When you successfully complete your final exam in the CIP program, you are automatically eligible to graduate, but a few steps need to happen before you can begin using your CIP designation. We need to ensure you meet the academic and employment requirements of the program, including at least one year of full-time employment in the industry. If we require any additional information from you, you will be notified by email.

Students who wrote (and passed!) their final exam in December 2022, April 2023 and July 2023 are invited to convocation as a graduate for the November 8, 2023 event.