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Welcome to the Southwestern Ontario Chapter.


How can we help you?

 

Develop your skills and increase your knowledge.
Take advantage of our leading-edge seminars and webinars, local classes, networking events and broker/agent licensing preparation courses.

National Education Month 

 

We're celebrating National Education Month!

During National Education Month, February 1-28, learn how insurance education can build on career growth—all the way to leadership. You’ll also learn how education can be used as part of your onboarding program to ensure new employees are set up for success.

National Webinars: Complimentary for members
Feb 20 | 1 to 2 pm EST | Flood Risk: How brokers can help their clients
Feb 27 | 1 to 2:15 pm EST | Building Your Brand and Your Career

Ethics for the Modern Broker webinars

In our one-hour webinar, you'll learn how to identify and address ethical dilemmas, while earning your Ethics CE credit requirement.

Save the date for this upcoming webinar:
• March 27, 1pm EST
We're still confirming details, but registration will be available from March 14.
New dates are being added and will be posted here when confirmed.

CIP Spring courses now available

If you're serious about your insurance career, the CIP has proven value:
• Equip yourself with knowledge and do a better, more thorough job
• Employers look for the CIP when making hiring decisions
See what we have on offer

Must-attend Events and Seminars

Fundamentals of Employment Law – February 21
Join us to learn more about employment law and how it affects your role in the insurance industry. Learn more

Insurance in the era of IoT: Risks and Opportunities – February 26
This seminar will wade through the tech buzz and get to the bottom of how IoT technology is poised to disrupt the industry. Learn more

Volleyball tournament – March 1
Join us for fun and fellowship at Spike's Indoor Beach Volleyball. Register a team of 6 or individual players. Learn more

Annual Speaker's Breakfast – March 7
Hear from top industry leaders as they discuss hot topics and key issues affecting the property & casualty insurance industry. Learn more

New Commercial Insurance Certificate

Get the skills you need to craft commercial solutions with our three-course program. Learn more.

Trends Papers from the CIP Society - new papers added frequently

Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members.
Visit our Trends Paper page for the full library of papers and our Insights and Research page for the full listing of research reports.

Must-attend events and seminars

View all upcoming events and seminars.

Licensing: give yourself the best chance of success on your exam

Are you looking to begin a new career as an insurance Broker or Agent? The Insurance Institute wants to help you succeed.
We offer courses in several formats to suit your needs - including a new online class.

•  Broker/Agent Licensing Preparation Course - February 25 -  March 8
•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing  

Annual Awards Luncheon Photos

The 59th Annual Awards Luncheon took place on November 15 at the Lamplighter Inn, London. In total, 176 people were in attendance to celebrate the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 graduates. Celebrating this year were our chapter's 34 CIP, four Advanced CIP, three FCIP (including one "new track) and six CRM graduates. Congratulations once again to all graduates and prizewinners! View Event Photos

Photos from recent events

We are now posting pictures from 2018 events, such as the 2nd Annual Insurance Industry Axe Throwing Tournament.

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.