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Top Broker Summit

2017 Event Information


Canadian Insurance Top Broker
is proud to once again host the Top Broker Summit. This year the event will be on November 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

The Top Broker Summit is a day of education and networking that gives top producing commercial insurance brokers the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and speak with senior-level risk managers. This exclusive single-day event is designed to provide delegates with the business intelligence they need to grow their book, differentiate themselves from the competition and create winning long-term strategies.

The event's aim is to also bring together the brokers, risk managers and insurance executives in a mutually beneficial forum. Attendees are made up of top producing insurance brokers, broker owners and broker management, senior risk managers and insurers.

The Top Broker Summit is reserved for brokers only. Non-brokers are welcome to attend with a sponsorship or table purchase.

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May 23 At the Forefront - Adapting to Changing Customers Park Inn by Radisson Toronto-Markham, 555 Cochrane Drive, Markham, ON Speaker(s): Jason Storah
Executive Vice President, Broker Distribution, Aviva Canada
Fees: Standard $67.00 Organizer: Insurance Institute GTA NORTH LOCATION

There is significant change happening in the insurance industry right now—and customers are one of the main driving forces behind it.

Today’s customer is digitally-savvy and wants to be able to conduct their business when they want, where they want and on the medium or channel of their choice. They have higher expectations: they want the transparency to compare products, flexible products that adapt to their changing needs, and more control.

If we want to stay competitive, it’s imperative that we get serious about customer engagement and start providing the value and service that customers want.

In this At the Forefront, Jason Storah, EVP, Broker Distribution of Aviva Canada will go through how to deal with this potential disruption to our industry and ensure that our business is positioned to deal with the changing customer.

The price of this event includes a buffet breakfast.

Reserve your spot. Register today!
May 24 CIFF 2017 – Canadian Insurance Financial Forum Metro Toronto Convention Centre – 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, ON Fees: One Delegate: $599.00 | 5 or more delegates $519 * Please see website for more details Organizer: MSA Research Inc. Contact: Kimberly McCallum
(416) 368-0777 x 29 The CIFF is an intensive one-day financial conference focused on the critical issues affecting actuarial, accounting, finance, analysis and investment professionals in the Canadian P&C insurance industry. The challenges facing finance professionals in the industry are daunting. From accounting developments, changes to regulatory capital requirements, the quest for sustainable profitability, actuarial modeling and enterprise risk management to taxation issues. Our mission is to provide you with the tools, knowledge and contacts to take on these challenges with confidence.

CIFF sessions qualify for RIBO credits, and may also qualify for CPD credits for the CICA and/or other professional designations.
May 25 GTA Broker Bash The Fifth Social Club, 225 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON Organizer: First Insurance Canada You're invited to join us for our monthly broker bash on the last Thursday of each month. This great networking event is a great opportunity to meet fellow industry professionals. We look forward to seeing you there.
May 25 Vancouver Broker Bash Moose's Down Under, 830 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC Organizer: First Insurance Canada You're invited to join us for our monthly broker bash on the last Thursday of each month. This great networking event is a great opportunity to meet fellow industry professionals. We look forward to seeing you there.
May 30 PCUC 53rd Annual Full Charity Golf Tournament Richmond Hill Golf Club, 8755 Bathurst Street, Richmond Hill, ON Fees: Golf and Lunch: Members - $175 Non-Members - $190
Lunch Only: Members - $80 Non-Members - $90
Organizer: Property Casualty Underwriters Club (PCUC) Contact: Kami Singh
416-285-3294 Pack your sunscreen, sunglasses, bathing suit, sauna gears and tennis racket! Don’t feel like golfing? Relax at the pool or hit the fitness floor and then enjoy a lovely buffet lunch with your colleagues (spouses and friends are welcome). The Richmond Hill Golf Club will provide our guests with a same day pass to the Richmond Hill Golf and Country Club, which is walking distance to our clubhouse. Spread the word around, as it will be a day packed with fun stuff.

Register today and don’t delay as space is selling out very fast.

Breakfast – 7:30am – 8:15am
Tee Off at 8:30am
Buffet Lunch – 2pm
Jun 1 Battle of the Insurance Bands - Calgary Atlantic Trap & Gill, 510 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary, AB Fees: BOIB Ticket $23.80 Organizer: Insurance Institute Get Ready to Rock for Charity on June 1!

Bring your friends, family and colleagues for this this fabulous night of live entertainment and networking. We’ll have a great lineup of bands to provide you with an evening of music and fun! And the key is that a member of each band must be tied to the p&c industry so it will be people you know up there on stage playing their hearts out!

Tickets $25 and include a drink and burger

It’s all for a very good cause.
100% of proceeds will be going to the participating bands chosen charities!
Jun 2 15th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament Hazelmere Golf Course, 18150 8th Avenue, Surrey, BC Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: Winnie Hon
604.681.5491 x 21 Spring is late this year but that's not stopping us from getting ready for golf season!

Tournament sells out every year so register early to avoid disappointment!

  • 11 am Registration
  • 12 pm BBQ Lunch
  • 1 pm Tee off
  • 7 pm Dinner

11 am – 12:30 pm Complimentary driving range

Texas Scramble – Shotgun Start

PRICING (includes GST)
$180 CIP Society Members (CIP & FCIP Graduates)
$225 Non-CIP Society Members (including IIBC Members)
Fee includes Golf, Power Cart, Lunch, Dinner & Wine

  • Team Prizes
  • Hole-in-One
  • Longest Drive
  • Closest to the Pin
  • Grand prize
Jun 5 - 6 13th Annual Canadian Captives & Corporate Insurance Strategies Summit One King West, Toronto, ON As the only gathering of its kind in Canada it is the must-attend event for risk managers, current and prospective captive owners, captive managers, and others working in risk management and corporate insurance.

Whether you’re just considering a captive or looking to fine tune your captive strategy, this conference has something to offer you. Keep abreast of regulatory changes, tax updates and innovative investment strategies. Don’t miss out!

Take away solutions to your challenges including:

  • Ensuring ROI
  • Domicile Selection
  • Launching a Captive
  • Captive Growth
  • Investment Strategies

We currently have industry leaders from Kelly Services, Lafarge North America, Province of Nova Scotia, Butler University, Marsh Canada and many more.
Jun 5 CIP Society Fellows’ Golf Tournament Diamond Back Golf Club, 13300 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON Fees: FCIP Graduate $248.00, CIP Graduate $265.00, IIO or Non-Member $275.00 Organizer: Insurance Institute NEW VENUE FOR 2017!

The CIP Society GTA invites you and guests to our annual Fellows’ Golf Tournament at Diamond Back Golf Club in Richmond Hill.

Join us… and spend a fun-filled day in beautiful surroundings with great friends and partners.

This course is playable for less skilled golfers, while better players have a great time attacking it and meeting challenges. The front nine is defined by hill and dale and lots of water, while the mature-looking back nine dips into valley lands carved out of thick trees. Invite a colleague or business partner for networking, great golf, and a delectable meal to cap off the day.

Scramble format

Please advise of any special dietary requirements or special needs.

Substitutions welcome. Sorry, no refunds.

Sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact

8:30am – 10 am – Registration/Continental Breakfast
10:30am – Shotgun Start
4:00pm – Cocktails
5:30pm – Dinner
The price of our golf tournament includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and hors d’oeuvres.
Jun 7 - 9 IBAO: Young Brokers Conference 2017 Hilton Niagara, 6361 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, ON Fees: Please visit our website for more information. Organizer: Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario Contact: Tracey Blouin
416.488.7422 or 1.800.268.8845 x118 JOIN US FOR OUR 13TH ANNUAL YOUNG BROKERS CONFERENCE JUNE 7–9 IN NIAGARA. This year we’re creating a top tier experience with the introduction of a team competition. Young brokers will engage in experiential learning, decision-making and strategic planning. They’ll work together to present a winning business case to our panel of esteemed judges for the chance to win a $5,000 grand prize from our friends at Trillium Mutual.

Young brokers will go Across the Industry, learning best practices, prices and timelines from industry experts. Teams will create a strategy and build a plan to meet defined growth targets using the tools provided. This will form the foundation of the first ever YBC Team Competition, assisting young brokers excel in 2017 and beyond.

Travelers Canada will be hosting a trivia pub night to kick things off, and our Tradeshow + Hospitality Night provides the opportunity to connect with our valued YBC sponsors and vendors.

Same great conference — better experience.
Jun 13 Adventure Car Rally 2017 Starting location to be advised, London, ON Fees: $30.00 per team member (incl. tax) - appetizers/bar snacks are including at our our final destination. Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: (519) 432-3666 6th Annual Adventure Car Rally. Lots of fun, lots of laughs – an experience you’ll never forget!


The theme for our rally this year centres on Canada’s big birthday, so dress up accordingly (be as creative as you like - hockey jerseys, maple leaves, etc.) The Car Rally is a different kind of networking event that will be a little unpredictable and a whole lot of fun while raising funds for the John E. Lowes Insurance Education Fund. The fund benefits students of the local college insurance business programs across Ontario (including Fanshawe College’s Insurance Business Program).

Find some friends, grab a car and come out and see if you can follow the clues, answer the trivia and find your way to the final destination. Please be advised there will be a “walking tour” segment of the rally this year, so wear comfortable footwear. This is not a race but it will be an adventure!

What Will You Need? Legal roadworthy vehicle, a few friends (limited by number of seatbelts), camera and a cell phone. Dress Code: casual

Register Today! Registration deadline June 12, 2017.
Jun 15 CIP Society: Wine & Cheese & Learn: Farm Insurance Ottawa Chapter Office 300-1335 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON Speaker(s): Alice Van Vught, CIP, Training Specialist - The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group Fees: IIO Member: $30.00 Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: 613-722-7870 Ontario’s agriculture sector is a major economic engine… More than 80,000 Ontarians make their living on farms!

Farms are unique entities requiring a combination of homeowners, commercial property and commercial liability coverage. Distinctive products have been developed to provide the specialized coverages required for these exceptional enterprises. Join your industry colleagues for this after-work event to network, enjoy delicious wine and cheese and learn to discuss standard and specialty farming exposures as well as information an underwriter would require.

  • Exposures
  • Coverages
  • Outbuildings
  • Machinery & Equipment
  • Livestock
  • Produce
  • Business Interruption
  • Liability

RIBO Accreditation: 1.5 Hours Technical

The price of our wine & cheese events includes afternoon refreshments.
Jun 16 IINB and Paul Davis 4th Annual Charity Softball Tournament CN Sportsplexe - Bantam Field 8 & 10, 55 Russ Howard Drive, Moncton, NB Fees: Players $40.00 Organizer: Insurance Institute of Canada Please join the Insurance Institute of NB and Paul Davis for Our 4th Annual Charity Softball Tournament


  • Teams should have between 12-15 players.
  • Enter a team, or register individually and we’ll put you on a team.
  • Teams entered with less than 12 players may have other players added to their lineup.
  • Bring a glove, lawn chair, and if preferred, your own bat (not a requirement)
  • Registration at 8:30 am, 1st Game starts at 9:00 am

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a Charity of the winner’s choice.
Jun 20 2017 Annual General Meeting & Elections Insurance Institute Northern Alberta, 204-10109-106 Street, Edmonton, AB Organizer: Insurance Institute To: All Members in good standing of the Insurance Institute of Northern Alberta and other designated invitees:

The Annual General Meeting of the Insurance Institute of Northern Alberta (the Institute) will be held on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at 3 P.M. at the Institute local office at 204-10109-106 Street Edmonton AB. Elections for all roles on the Institute’s Governing Council will take place at this Meeting of the Institute. AIC#38575 1hour General & Adjuster.

A formal Notice of Meeting will be delivered to the last known email address of all current members closer to the date.
Jun 21 - 22 7th Annual Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, ON The Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit is the largest gathering of financial digital marketers in Canada. This exclusive marketing conference is the only event designed specifically to give Financial Institutions the tools to elevate their digital strategy and build business. Gain practical strategies and guidance to:

  • Ensure consistency across touchpoints to win and retain clients
  • Break through the noise with expert analytics and attribution strategies
  • Adopt creative strategies from disruptors and innovators in finance
  • Create targeted and personalized experiences with big data
  • Reach and engage customers while respecting regulations and privacy laws

Overcome the unique challenges marketers face in financial services and take away tactics from the best in the industry at this one-stop event — just for Canada!
Jun 21 11th Annual CIP Society Golf Tournament – Victoria Olympic View Golf Club 643 Latoria Drive,, Victoria, BC Fees: Golf & Dinner: $139 CIP Society Members (Graduates), $169 IIBC Members and All Others, $49 Dinner Only Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: Donna Salahor
250.216.9393 We are warming up our swing and teeing off the preparations for our 11th Annual Golf Tournament! Our tournament will once again be held at the picturesque Olympic View Golf Club. Olympic View is located just 20 minutes from downtown Victoria.

Your Registration fee inlcudes: 18 holes of golf - shot gun start, Power Cart, Practice Balls, BBQ Dinner. Grand Prize sponsored by Jones Emery Hargreaves Swan. Try your skills at the two $10,000 Hole-in-One's sponsored by Jones Emery Hargreaves Swan & Intact Insurance Company. Plus we have several fun skill contests planned, such as: Smash the Glass, Beat the Pro, Bring'em Back Alive & a Putting Contest!

This is a fun networking event with a variety of insurance organizations in attendance. You can register as a single golfer, two-some, three-some or four-some. So invite a colleague or business partner and register today!

Registration deadline is June 14, 2017
Jun 29 7th Annual Silvercrest Golf Tournament Sirocco Golf Club Comp 21 Site 13 RR 9, Calgary, AB Organizer: Silvercrest Insurance Group Silvercrest Insurance Group is proud to present our 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of WICC - Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade.

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at the Sirocco Golf Club. Enjoy a day of golf, including dinner and prizes.

For more information please contact:

Diane Jones - 403-201-1232 ext 117

Ankine Malkhassian - 403-201-1232 ext 103

Registration deadline: June 15, 2017
Jul 13 4th Annual Okanagan Boat Cruise Okanagan Lake, 230 Queensway Ave, Kelowna, BC Fees: $35 CIP Society Members, $45 IIBC Members & Non-members, Price includes cruise, prizes & complimentary appetizers! Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: Winnie Hon
604.681.5491 x 21 Join your colleagues and friends for a drink and appetizers while cruising on “The Boardroom” around Lake Okanagan!

The Insurance Institute of BC invites you to attend our upcoming CIP Society Networking event on Thursday, July 13, 2017. 4:30pm Boarding, 5 - 7pm Cruise.

Departing 230 Queensway Avenue | Downtown Kelowna near Kerry Park
Houseboat: The Boardroom
Aug 14 2017 WICC Ottawa drive FORE hope Golf Tournament Camelot Golf and Country Club 906 Quigley Hill Road,, Cumberland, ON Fees: $1,100 (per foursome + HST) Organizer: WICC A round could make a difference!!!!!

It's time to register for WICC Ottawa's 7th Annual ‘drive FORE hope’ Golf Tournament on August 14th, 2017 at Camelot Golf and Country Club, east of Ottawa.

Foursomes compete in a day long event that includes complimentary use of the driving range, putting greens and pro staff, and includes lunch, dinner and silent auction as well as prizes and raffles. Come join us for a great day of fun in the sun!
Aug 30 13th Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament Baranga's on the Beach, 380 Van Wagner's Beach Rd., Hamilton, ON Fees: Player $53.10, Dinner only $26.55 Organizer: Insurance Institute Our Annual Beach Volleyball has been called the networking event of the year. Join the local CIP Society at Baranga's on the Beach on Wednesday, August 30st, 2017. Register your team now to join in the fun! This is also an excellent team building exercise. We also accept individual registrations (we will find a team for you)!

Competitive and Recreation Divisions

Interested in playing and not on a team? Contact Us and we will find you a team!

Please note:
Price includes volleyball tournament, meal, and prizes
Sep 6 14th Annual WICC Golf Charity Fundraiser Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, Coquitlam, BC Fees: $250.00 per player (Golf, Box Lunch & Dinner) or $75.00 per person (Dinner only) Organizer: WICC Join us on Thursday, September 6th for an 18-hole Texas scramble at the beautiful Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club & experience the finest Mountain Golf Course in British Columbia! Participants enjoy lunch and dinner during the day. The event also includes a golfer giveaway, raffle prizes and a silent auction. Join us for this great event in support of cancer research!

$250.00 per player (Golf, Box Lunch & Dinner)

DINNER ONLY (limited seats):
$75.00 per person

10:30 am to noon - Registration
12:30 am - Shotgun Start (18 Holes)
5:30 pm - Post-game refreshments
7:00 pm - Dinner & Fundraising

DRESS CODE IN EFFECT: No denim. Soft spike golf shoes only.
Sep 7 Beach Volleyball Tournament Devil's Den Beach Volleyball, 745 Winchester Road W, Brooklin, ON Fees: Team (up to 6 players): $230.00 (plus tax) Organizer: Insurance Institute Contact: Heather Tanner
416-362-8586 ext: 2222 Join us for an action packed afternoon in the sand! The CIP Society and Durham Brokers Association invite you to join us for a little friendly competition! Register a team today and take on other industry professionals outside the office in a beach volleyball tournament.

CIP Society and/or Durham Brokers Association Team (up to 6 players): $230.00 (plus tax)

Individual registration is also available

To register a team or for help please email Heather Tanner or phone 416-362-8586 ext: 2222
Sep 12 Assessing + Insuring the Allocation of Risks in Commercial Agreements WEBINAR - Online Fees: $125 + $NA non-members Organizer: IBAO Nearly every business enters into numerous contractual agreements each year, which can have a significant impact on the insureds’ risk profile. The allocation of risks is one of the most important issues determined in Commercial agreements, and brokers are often called upon to assess and insure these risks once allocated. This webinar reviews common contractual risk transfer provisions to better understand risk management and insurance implications.


  • Understand the insurance implications of various types of contractual indemnities and insurance obligations
  • Understand the implications of covenants to insure and waiver of subrogation provisions
  • Understand the implications of additional insureds and additional named insured requirements
Sep 24 - 25 IVANS Connect 2017 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada Organizer: Applied Systems In conjunction with Applied Net, conference to bring together insurers, MGAs, solution providers and agencies to advance digital distribution and servicing through the insurance lifecycle.

Hosted by IVANS, the conference features powerful educational sessions specifically designed to demonstrate and discuss the many benefits of digital distribution and automated servicing throughout the insurance lifecycle. This unique event offers new, actionable insights on how to leverage the IVANS network of more than 30,000 agencies and 380 MGAs and insurers to identify new business opportunities and markets, as well as data-driven market insights, to drive profitable growth. In addition to IVANS Connect, insurers and MGAs will have the opportunity during the Applied Net conference to participate in more than 200 educational sessions, inspiring keynote presentations and networking opportunities that will explore how to take advantage of the opportunities created by the digital transformation of insurance.

“The digital transformation of insurance is providing new, innovative ways for the industry to distribute products and service customers,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager, IVANS Insurance Solutions. “IVANS Connect is a unique forum for key industry stakeholders to participate in powerful educational sessions and networking to further recognize the benefits of increased connectivity throughout the insurance lifecycle.”

Register now for IVANS Connect 2017

Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #IVANSConnect
Sep 24 - 27 RIMS Canada Conference Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON Fees: $135 - $1100 Organizer: RIMS Canada Join your fellow Canadian risk professionals for this signature event!

Registration is now open for the RIMS 2017 Canada Conference in Toronto. Join us September 24-27 for education, networking and innovation. You’ll find 30 hours of educational sessions, plus several plenary presentations.

The conference kicks off with the Community Celebration at Steam Whistle Brewery. Get ready!
Sep 25 - 28 Applied Net 2017 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada Organizer: Applied Systems and Applied Client Network Industry's leading agents, brokers and insurers to discuss the opportunities created by the digital transformation of insurance; registration now open.

This year's conference theme, The Digital Transformation of Insurance, focuses on how agencies, brokerages and insurers that embrace digital transformation are well positioned to adapt to today's customer service realities and capitalize on new business opportunities. As the leading forum for innovation and education, Applied Net 2017 promises more than 200 educational sessions, inspiring keynote presentations and networking opportunities to explore how to take advantage of the opportunities created by the digital transformation of insurance.

“Year after year, Applied Net brings together the largest global gathering of independent agents, brokers and insurers to address technology and industry developments,” said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “This year's Applied Net will evaluate how new innovations are changing consumer expectations and driving digital transformation across the insurance industry.”

Register for Applied Net 2017

Join the conversation on Twitter on hashtag #AppliedNet
Oct 1 - 3 National Insurance Conference of Canada Québec City Convention Centre, 1000 boul. René-Lévesque Est, Québec City, QC Organizer: National Insurance Conference of Canada Whether you are an insurance or reinsurance company executive, a broker, a regulator, a risk-manager or an industry partner, the National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) is designed with you in mind.

This event is loaded with exceptional speakers and panels on topics as diverse as straight talk from global risk managers, straight talk from millennials, an outstanding global leaders’ panel, post mortems on the Fort Mac catastrophe, a public policy debate on flood insurance and underinsurance, the c-suite vs. analytics, drones and sensors as industry tools, the auto insurance state of the union and the insurtech revolution. Registration is now open.
Oct 25 - 26 97th Annual IBAO Convention Shaw Centre/Westin, Ottawa, ON Organizer: Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
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