Headquartered in Toronto, Navacord’s group of companies include Broker Partners across Canada and Specialty Managing General Agents. Offering risk management and consulting solutions, Navacord Broker Partners are committed to the success of their clients and delivering expert advice in an increasingly complex world. Broker Partners deliver local, personalized service to their clients while being supported by the additional expertise, resources and efficiencies of a national brokerage. Navacord is the preferred partner for entrepreneurial insurance brokerages seeking to collaborate and grow while maintaining their unique identity and culture.
Wawanesa Insurance is the largest Property and Casualty mutual insurer in Canada that distributes its products exclusively through a network of insurance brokers. Founded in the village of Wawanesa, Manitoba in 1896, the company operates in all areas of Canada, as well as in California and Oregon, from its North American headquarters in Winnipeg. Over two million customers trust Wawanesa with their insurance needs every year – whether it be home, auto, farm, or commercial coverage. They offer outstanding claims service, a wide range of quality products, and a simple process for administering and buying insurance.
Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
For more information visit: www.wawanesa.com/canada
Sovereign Insurance empowers Canadian businesses to succeed by developing and distributing risk solutions they trust and value. Sovereign is passionate about protecting Canadian businesses and the communities they serve and is driven by the belief that whether you’re a partner, client or employee, your experience matters. Canadian owned and operated since 1953, Sovereign is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Co‑operators General Insurance Company, a leading Canadian provider of multi-line insurance products with assets of more than $5.9 billion. Sovereign operates in six offices across Canada and is proud to carry an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating.
For Canadians by Canadians, we’re a company that imagines bigger and better things, which inspires us to think innovatively, evolve, and adapt. Our passion and desire to make a difference is evident in everything we do.
By focusing on our customers first, we’ve become one of this country’s leading and most trusted property and casualty insurance companies.
LowestRates.ca provides Canadians with a fast and convenient way to save two of their most valuable assets–time and money. The free, independent service connects directly with leading Canadian financial institutions to provide consumers with a comprehensive list of rates. LowestRates.ca wants to help everyone become more financially literate, with a goal of saving Canadians $1-billion in interest and fees.
CAA Insurance has been around since 1974 offering insurance products to CAA Members to keep them safe and soon realized this resonated well beyond CAA Members. CAA Insurance has a comprehensive understanding of what consumers want in insurance coverage, and an extensive database of information that helps in creating products and services that people need. CAA Insurance offers a broad range of personal insurance products that all come with a variety of add-ons and Member benefits.
CAA Insurance is also able to customize many aspects of their coverage to meet the needs of its clients. Some of the advantages of doing business with CAA Insurance include
- Full Lines Of Personal Insurance – CAA Insurance has a a number of property and auto policies to meet the needs of Members and Non Members alike. Within each line of insurance there are plenty of options and member benefits. CAA Insurance has a very impressive insurance offering, and that gives customers a lot of options to choose from.
- Insurance the CAA Way – What makes CAA Insurance unique? CAA has been focused on customers service and helping CAA Members for over 100 years and starting an insurance company in 1974 was a natural fit.
For more information visit: www.caasco.ca
Burns and Wilcox
Internationally recognized for its expertise, Burns & Wilcox, an H.W. Kaufman Group company, is North America’s most capable independently owned insurance wholesale broker and underwriting manager. Burns & Wilcox makes securing coverage for the hard-to-place easy, with proficiency across a broad range of disciplines supported by our unrivaled brokerage and underwriting experts. Offering more than 300 products, competitive pricing and fast turnarounds to the Canadian brokerage community through domestic carriers and Lloyd’s of London, Burns & Wilcox also provides access to U.S. offices, in-house risk binding and cross-border solutions for almost every type of commercial, personal and professional risk.
Sponsor of 2016 PGA Champion, Jimmy Walker, 2012 U.S. Open Winner, Webb Simpson, and alternate captain and left wing of the 11-time Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings, Justin Abdelkader. Official partner of the Detroit Red Wings.
FSB Group Ltd. offers standard and custom insurance solutions within both Commercial and Personal Lines of insurance. As an insurance brokerage, our primary focus is fostering strong, long-term affiliations between our clients and respected insurance companies.
The FSB corporate culture is about relationships with employees, insurance companies and clients. It is important to understand and cater to the needs of our clients and offer unique, innovative insurance solutions. We realize the time and effort it takes to create these relationships and this is an ongoing commitment of FSB Group. We know it takes time to foster a strong relationship, and this is an ongoing commitment of the FSB Group.
To learn more visit: www.fsbgroup.ca or call us today at (905) 731-5177
High-level insurance education is key to expanding your book of business, landing the next big client, and seizing new opportunities. Successful, ambitious brokers are benefiting from Insurance Institute membership. Here’s what we offer just for you;
Get your CRM via our new Risk Management Certificate Program
As a broker, your clients require you to not only advise them on the coverages they need, but also how to mitigate their risks to they can reduce costly losses and potentially save on premiums.
Get the edge by becoming a Chartered Insurance Professional
The CIP not only gives you the specialized broker knowledge you need, but it also teaches you how to consider a holistic, wider view of the industry and how your clients’ insurance needs fit into it.
Use your CAIB or licensing education as credit towards the CIP
CAIB grads only need to complete seven courses in the ten-course CIP program. And credits are also available with successful completion of provincial licensing requirements.
Keep your knowledge current – and get your CE hours with us
Many of our high-calibre seminars and webinars are tailored especially for brokers. You’ll get cutting-edge technical knowledge and the latest industry trends and developments. Check for CE hours where available.
Widen your network and make new contacts
Networking opportunities are essential for brokers, and we schedule many events around Canada.
To learn more about these and other benefits for brokers, visit insuranceinstitute.ca/brokers