Manitoba Graduation / Convocation

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Congratulations on successfully completing your final course in the CIP, ACIP, FCIP designation and GIE, Risk Management or Commercial Insurance Certificate programs! You may be anxious to know when you can begin using your designation and what you need to do to receive your certificate. The following information may help you to solve some of the puzzles:

• If you successfully completed your last exam in December 2022, April 2023 or July 2023, you will graduate in November 2023.

• Latest by July 2023. you should receive a letter from the CEO of the Insurance Institute congratulating you on your achievement and indicating the date you can use your designation.

Students who successfully complete their exams in the stated exam sessions are permitted to begin using their CIP designation on the following dates:
December exam session - June 1
April exam session - June 1
July exam session - November 1

•  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. 

•  2023 Convocation luncheon will be held on November 8, 2023 and more details to come in September 2023.

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

2022 Graduates

View the graduate list

Award Winners





Lindsey Anderson

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Instructor of the Year

Federated Insurance

Dave Holmes

Portage Mutual Insurance

Top Student in the GIE Program

Manitoba Association of Insurance Professionals

Sara Moffat

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.

Top CIP Aggregate Marks in the First three CIP Courses

Manitoba Public Insurance

Dawid Brodowicz

Manitoba Public Insurance

Top CIP Graduate in the Claims Series (runner up)

Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association - MB

Michael Lazaruk

Q.A. Adjusting Company

Top CIP Graduate in the Claims Series

Claims Pro

Vanessa Vokey

Western Financial Group Insurance Solutions

Top CIP Graduate in the Agent/Broker Series

Hawkshaw Fire Investigation

Samantha Wood

Wynward Insurance Group

Top CIP Graduate in the Underwriting Series

Portage Mutual Insurance

Daniella  Garofoli

Manitoba Public Insurance

Top CIP Graduate

Centra Claims

Natasha Schofield

Crawford & Co.

Top FCIP Graduate

Intact Insurance

Shannon Pantel

Manitoba Public Insurance

Top ACIP Graduate

Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba




Platinum Sponsors


Wawanesa logo

Portage Mutual

WFG logo






Gold Sponsor


Red River Mutual logo



Silver Sponsors


Milnco Insurance

Wynward logo

SGI Canada


Bronze Sponsors


Accomsure logo

Totten Group 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 will include recognition on our convocation web page, on social media, and on the event program. 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.