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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.

Get on the road to improved job performance

Registration is now open for CIP Fall classes!
Learn more about what the Chartered Insurance Professional designation can do for you and your career.
See our available courses.

Scholarships season - do you know someone eligible in Ontario?

We're pleased to manage these scholarship programs, which have an application deadline of Friday, September 28, 2018.
John E. Lowes Insurance Education Fund - up to two (2) scholarships available for Ontario residents pursuing post-secondary education which includes the study of p&c insurance.
Toronto Insurance Conference scholarships - up to three (3) $5,000 scholarships to eligible applicants pursuing full-time university undergraduate studies in Canada.

Symposium West: register now to secure your spot

Thursday, August 23  |  Cambridge, Ontario
Join us for a robust day of thought-provoking keynote speakers and engaging seminar sessions to energize you and your team.
This event has sold out every year so register early to secure your spot! Learn more

New trends papers available

Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members:
Construction Insurance
 
Legal Expense Insurance 
Changing Workforce (demographic research)

Other monthly Trends Papers topics include 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.

Must-attend events and seminars

Cyber Coverage Sales: Winning Approaches to Get Results (London)  July 25 OR (Windsor) – July 26
Are your cyber sales efforts stalling when there should be a flood of new business? Do you struggle to have the cyber risk conversation with your clients, and never seem to get anywhere? Do you have clients that don’t understand just how much cyber risk exposure they have? 

17th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament  September 7
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. 

View all upcoming events and seminars.

Photos from recent events

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

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 - July 16
•  Broker (RIBO) Level 1 Licensing
•  Agent (OTL) Licensing  

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

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.

Have you read our research reports and trends papers?

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.