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Symposium BC 2019: Adapting to a Changing Market
Registration now open! See official SymposiumBC page for full details and to register!
Corporate available for 6/+ attendees!
April 10, 2019 | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown | Burnaby
It's the new year: time to register for a CIP course.
Fast track courses still open! Register by February 15!
See what courses and learning formats we have available.
View the BC Winter 2019 CIP [pdf] schedule (evening/fast track/virtual) .
Fast track courses require advance preparation for your best chance at success. Recommend you register early to ensure adequate time to receive and review textbook material prior to first day of class.
New Commercial Insurance Certificate
Get the skills you need to craft commercial solutions with our three-course online national program.
For those who prefer a local in-class option, you can start this certificate with our NEW C70: Gateway to Commercial Insurance fast track course. C70 is based on the same textbook as B210 - the first course in the Commercial Insurance Certificate, and can be taken as an equivalent credit. Note that B220 and B230, the second and third courses in the certificate, are only offered in an online format. Learn more and register.
Seminars Calendar - Ask about our NEW Seminar Corporate Rate for 6 or more attendees!
Jan 23 | Business Interruption Workshop | Comfort Inn & Suites | Victoria
Jan 24 | Builders' Risk Claims & Construction Insurance Law | 8:45am - 12pm | UBC Robson Square | Vancouver
Jan 31 | Legalization of Cannabis: Emergent Insurance Issues & Potential Fire Risks - Breakfast Seminar | 8:30am - 11:30am | Coast Coal Harbour Hotel | Vancouver
Feb 12 | Introduction to Business Interruption Insurance | 8:45am - 12pm | Holiday Inn Express | Langley
Feb 21 | Is the Grass Greener? Risk Management with the Legalization of Cannabis | Victoria
Mar 6 | Electrical Fire Risks in Old Homes | 8:45am - 12pm | Insurance Institute of BC | Vancouver
Apr 10 | Symposium BC: Adapting to a Changing Market | 8am - 5pm | Hilton Vancouver Metrotown | Burnaby
Events & Networking
February is National Education Month! Details coming soon.
Feb 7 | CIP Society 14th Annual Networking Event | Bard & Banker Pub | Victoria
Feb 21 | Okanagan CIP Social at BNA | BNA Brewing Company & Eatery | Kelowna
Apr 4 | Peers & Beers - Nanaimo | Longwood Brew Pub | Nanaimo
Mar 1 | Battle of the Insurance Bands | Be a sponsor for advance ticket sales opportunity!
Jun 14 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Hazelmere Golf Course | Surrey
Jun 19 | CIP Society Golf Tournament | Olympic View Golf Club | Victoria
Vancouver Convocation Photos
Victoria Convocation Photos
Thompson Okanagan Convocation Photos
BC Grads and Certificate Program Recipients List
BC Awards Recipients List
Visit the IIBC Flickr page for photos of these events and more:
Game Social at Ludica
Meet & Greet at IIBC
Paint & Sip at the Glass House
5th Annual Okanagan Boat Cruise
New trends papers available
Read up on the latest industry trends with these free online resources offered by the CIP Society for all members:
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.
Take 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 more about the benefits now.
• Virtual Learning and Examinations
• Winter 2019 CIP Schedule [pdf]
• BC Manual CIP Registration Form [pdf]
• Credit Transfer: For Level 1 Licensing/BC GIE students please use Provincial Agent/Broker Licensing form and send in certificate
General Insurance Licensing:
• Please visit our Licensing pages for more information on becoming a licensed broker/agent or adjuster in BC.
• Registration Form for Level 1 Licensing Home Study Kit [pdf]
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.