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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.

CIP: Last chance to register for standard Winter 2017 courses

The CIP is an important investment in your insurance career. Employers look for it when making hiring decisions, and those who have the designation earn about $8,000 more than their peers without it.
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Learn how to advance your career

Join National Education Month - February 2017

NAVIGATE | EDUCATE | CELEBRATE
Attend local seminars, webinars, and events, and celebrate the launch of mycareer, a new open online resource of career maps, education pathways, assessment tools and tip sheets for those in the industry looking to navigate their insurance career.
What’s your career goal? Choose the complimentary webinar that best fits your area of interest and discover pathways to advancing your career. If you attend a local seminar, event or "Take a break with the Institute" visit in Ontario, you'll have a chance to win one of three $100 gift cards. We look forward to connecting with you during National Education Month!

Member Bonus: 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.
Register now for:
Subrogation and Proximate Cause - January 20, 11am to noon
• Insurance Implications of Automated Vehicles - February 16, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Complimentary webcast in partnership with the IBAO.

Membership: why do you need it?

As was mandated by those that formed the Institute, we rely on the support of members like you to be able to achieve the goals that have been set for us. And in return, we’re able to provide you—and the industry—with many benefits. Learn about the benefits

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.

Must-attend seminars and events

Industry Axe Throwing Tournament 2017
Wednesday, February 1
The London Insurance Brokers Association and the Southwestern Chapter of the Insurance Institute are partnering on an exciting new event! We invite you to join us for an action-packed evening of axe throwing! Registration now available.

Annual Speakers Breakfast 2017
Thursday, February 23
Join our keynote speakers as they discuss hot topics, key issues and predictions for the future of the property & casualty insurance industry. Learn more and register now.

Check out our upcoming seminar program and events on our seminar and events pages.

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. 

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.

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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.