Returning to in person for the first time in three years, the IBAO Convention is bigger and better than ever

Today, marked the launch of registration for the 102nd Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Annual Convention taking place on October 19 & 20 at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto. This will be the first IBAO Convention held in person since 2019 and to mark the occasion, IBAO has partnered with top-tier speakers and is set to deliver a robust agenda that delivers on their promise of bringing value to the industry and broker channel.

“Our annual Convention is one of the key events of the Canadian insurance industry, and we’re delighted to be able to bring this event back in-person after a long few years,” said IBAO COO Brett Boadway. “We’ve been listening to our members and partners over the past months and the resounding feedback is that people are ready for a return to face-to-face interaction. We love bringing everyone together for this event, so we’re doing everything we can to make sure it’s safe and extra special.

Announced along with the registration launch, is a lineup of speakers headlining the event, as well as refreshed educational and networking elements and the biggest trade show the event has seen to date.

Speakers include:

NICK NURSE, HEAD COACH, NBA TORONTO RAPTORS: Our keynote speaker, who led the Raptors to their first NBA Championship during his first year as head coach, Nurse will share his insights on talent and teamwork with attendees.  Brought to you by CAA Insurance.

As well as:

  • Hassan Osman, Author and PMO Director at Cisco Systems, on Managing Hybrid Teams
  • Sam Jazayeri, Insurance Broker, Speaker and Podcaster, on Broker Technology Adoption
  • Sherif Gemayal, CEO, Trufla Technology on The Power Of Data
  • Erin Kelly, CEO And Co-Founder Of Advanced Symbolics Inc., on Human Behaviour Modeling
  • Warren Weeks, Media Training Expert on The Art of Delivering Difficult Messages

In addition to the lineup of speakers and educational options, the 2022 CEO Panel will feature an exciting line-up of key industry CEO’s. More information about the event will be released on the IBAO website and social channels—be sure to watch for further announcements.

More speakers, information and details about the event will continue to be released on the IBAO website and social channels—be sure to watch for further exciting announcements.

Early registration is encouraged as the demand this year is much higher. Some items will be refreshed to better fit with today’s landscape, but this is a return to the Convention that everyone knows and loves. A virtual element will be available for those who are unable to attend in person or would prefer to join virtually.

Follow along on our social channels and website for further announcements.