Insuring a World Previously Thought to be Straight from Science Fiction



Fab asks us to pause and reflect on the rapid advances we’re seeing across all industries and shows us a glimpse of what could be next. More than just a highlight reel of new technology, this BIP Talk asks brokers, business leaders, employees and individuals what it means to live, work and insure in an exponentially changing world.

In Conversation with David Marshall



Is it time to give the Ontario Auto product a major overhaul instead of relying Band-Aid fixes? Don Forgeron, President + CEO of the Insurance Bureau of Canada discusses the Ontario Auto system with the author of Fair Benefits, Fairly Delivered. Hear from David Marshall, the Ontario Ministry of Finance Adviser on Auto Insurance.

Insurance Technology Pechakucha



PechaKucha: A presentation style that features 20 slides displayed for 20 seconds each, creating concise and fast-paced presentations.

Hear from four specially-selected insurance technology vendors who will outline how their product will benefit your brokerage. Can they sell you in less than 7 minutes?

The Broker Valuation Trap



“When the music stops, in terms of liquidity, things will be complicated. But as long as the music is playing, you’ve got to get up and dance. We’re still dancing.”

— Chuck Prince, Former CEO of Citigroup

As an almost inevitable consequence of what many aging broker owners may regard as a blessing, the trap occurs when the markets overvalue a company’s equity. Join us for a discussion on how valuation has played out in the broker channel thus far and a look ahead into how it might play out over the next few years.

Unconventional Client Acquisition Strategies for Brokers



Derek began his career as a financial advisor in 1998 and built a successful wealth management practice which he still runs today. He’s learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to developing and deepening professional relationships. A broker’s network is their most powerful tool; have you left yours untapped?