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2017 OIBA Golf Tournament – SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE!

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2017 OIBA Charity of Choice Golf Tournament


 Last minute foursomes have opened up. Now’s your chance to get in on the action and support a great cause.
Don’t delay in registering to secure your spot.
Checkout the YBC hole for the “Pick your prize” raffle, all proceeds going to charity YMCA/YWCA Housing Services!


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

This exciting event sells out every year so please register early to guarantee your spot by May 19, 2017. Don’t miss out on this event…remember this is on a first come basis so book early!!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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Date/Time:  

Wednesday June 21, 2017

9:00 – 10:30 am Registration (Breakfast is available to purchase in the Club house)
10:30 – 10:45 am Cart proceed to the first hole
10:45 am 18 Hole Shotgun Format “Best Ball”
4:30 – 5:30 pm Social hour
5:45 pm Dinner
6:15 pm Awards, Prizes & Donation Presentation (Charity to be determined)

 

Limited to 144 Golfers

(This event is open to O.I.B.A Members only)

Cost:

Golf , Cart , BBQ Lunch, Dinner & O.I.B.A Registration Gift: and access to the Prize table: $175.00

Dinner Only: $45.00

Prices include H.S.T.

Door Prizes, Special Games to help raise funds for the Charity

Location:

The Meadows Golf & Country Club

4335 Hawthorne Road,

Gloucester, ON. K1G 3N4

www.themeadowsgolf.com

HOLE SPONSORSHIP

This annual event has always sold out and our success comes from you, our Associate Members, and we are once again calling upon your support to sponsor a hole.

Thank you for you continued support; please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Sincerely,

Jenny Desroches

jenny.desroches@oiba.org

Tournament Director, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Phone: 613-563-7172

 

Open House Principal Notice

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TO :  ALL Main Contacts

Our Open House is this week and  is shaping up as another Premier event coordinated by your association Board of Directors.  We look forward to meeting with many of you.

Recently Aviva Insurance has made an announcement that the IBAO made a statement of suspending their sponsorship opportunities while keeping the lines of communication open .

We, as your board of directors, have followed the line the I B A O has establish in this matter. The purpose of this email is to make your office aware that Aviva will have a booth at our Open House this week.

The directive from Colin Simpson and Brett Boadway at the I B A O is that they have on going communications regarding this issue .

I hope you will be able to join us this week and experience a great local insurance event.

Sincerely ,

Brian Erwin

President

Ottawa  Insurance  Brokers  Association

Monthly Luncheon *NEW LOCATION* – Jan 18, 2017 – Michael Shostak, Economical

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

MONTHLY LUNCHEON

GUEST SPEAKER MICHAEL SHOSTAK, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, ECONOMICAL INSURANCE

Michael Shostak, Economical Economical

We are pleased to announce our guest speaker Michael Shostak, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Economical Insurance.  As SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Michael is responsible for marketing and corporate communication across all of Economical’s family of insurance brands, including the recently launched Sonnet Insurance Company.

Michael is on a mission, passionately pursuing a new and exciting focus on customers and creating a brand experience that will help put Economical at the forefront of the P&C industry.  Challenging the status-quo is his specialty, and his extensive leadership experience at some of the largest advertising agencies in the world has prepared him well for this endeavour.

Prior to Economical, Michael held senior positions at global advertising agencies such as Arnold Worldwide, Young & Runicam (Y&R) and SapientNitro.

Michael holds an honours Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from York University, and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.  He admits that it’s the crossover between creativity and business – human behaviour and marketing – that keeps him engaged.

Michael was drawn to Economical because of the commitment to innovation and putting customers first.  Going forward, Michael sees Economical as setting the industry standard in customer experience – connecting with customers and building Economical’s family of brands into something durable, and differentiating.  And he’s happy to lead the way there.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

11:45 am – Cocktails
12:15 pm – Lunch ( buffet )
1:00 pm – Guest speaker presentation

NEW LOCATION!

INFINITY CONVENTION CENTRE
2901 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1V 2L9
(Hunt Club Road & Uplands Drive)

Infinity Centre

COST
$ 35 per person ( HST included )
Note: Broker members have one (1) luncheon fee included in their membership

Registration Information

To register for this event, the OIBA key contact must “Login” to our secured members only section of our website at www.oiba.org and select the “ECommerce” link on the top bar.

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. Thank you for your co-operation.

For more information, please contact:

Tyler Lussier

tyler.lussier@oiba.org

Director, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Thank you.

Monthly Luncheon *NEW LOCATION* – Feb 15, 2017 – Heather Masterson, Travelers Canada

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

MONTHLY LUNCHEON

GUEST SPEAKER HEATHER MASTERSON, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, TRAVELERS CANADA

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We are pleased to announce our guest speaker Heather Masterson, the President & CEO for Travelers Canada.  In this role, Heather is focused on financial and operational excellence, customer centricity and broker experience, and employee engagement as three key corporate priorities.  In addition, Heather is committed to identifying ways the company can continue to leverage its deep competitive advantages to best serve brokers and customers across the country.

Heather joined Travelers Canada in September 2015 as Chief Operating Officer, bringing her knowledge of the Canadian marketplace and broker community to the company’s operational, service, and distribution strategies.

Before joining Travelers Canada, Heather as the President and CEO of the Totten Insurance Group (TIG).  There she was responsible for providing leadership and direction for Totten Group, and for managing the profitability of the company as well as its partner insurance carriers.

Possessing more than 20 years of insurance experience, Heather has held a number of executive roles over her career.  Prior to Totten, she was an executive at Hub International (the 10th-largest insurance broker worldwide), where she was Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Risk Management and International Client Services.  Heather was also the Vice President of AIG Worldsource – a division she built from zero to $50 million in just seven years.

A graduate of both Dalhousie University and Memorial University, Heather also holds a FCIP in Management from the Insurance Institute.  She is a Senior Vice President of the Insurance Institute of Ontario’s Governing Council, a recipient of the Hub International Chariman’s Award for 2014, and an honouree of the 2013 Business Insurance Women to Watch award.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Women’s Brain Health Initiative and is actively involved in The Insurance Supper Club — an executive insurance forum for women.  Previously, she was an active member of the Executive Women in Insurance Networks (EWIN) Board of Directors.

Heather lives in Toronto with her husband and their two daughters.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

11:45 am – Cocktails
12:15 pm – Lunch ( buffet )
1:00 pm – Guest Speaker Presentation

NEW LOCATION!

INFINITY CONVENTION CENTRE
2901 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1V 2L9
(Hunt Club Road & Uplands Drive)

Infinity Centre

COST
$ 35 per person ( HST included )
Note: Broker members have one (1) luncheon fee included in their membership

Registration Information

To register for this event, the OIBA key contact must “Login” to our secured members only section of our website at www.oiba.org and select the “ECommerce” link on the top bar.

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. Thank you for your co-operation.

For more information, please contact:

Tyler Lussier

tyler.lussier@oiba.org

Director, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Thank you.

Monthly Luncheon – March 22, 2017 – Louis Gagnon, Intact

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MONTHLY LUNCHEON

GUEST SPEAKER LOUIS GAGNON, PRESIDENT SERVICE & DISTRIBUTION, INTACT

Louis Gagnon Intact

We are pleased to announce our guest speaker Louis Gagnon.  Mr. Gagnon was appointed President Service & Distribution in December 2013.  In this role, Mr. Gagnon oversees the development and the expansion of belairdirect, BrokerLink as well as international initiatives and ventures while overseeing Intact’s Claims activities.  Before this role, Mr. Gagnon was President and Chief Operating Officer of Intact Financial Corporation for two years.  He was also President of Intact Insurance from 2008 to 2011.  He joined Intact Insurance as Senior Vice-President, Quebec division in January 2007.

After working several years in the banking and consulting business, Mr. Gagnon began his insurance career in 1992.  Prior to joining Intact, Mr. Gagnon headed a successful brokerage, with offices in Quebec and Ontario, and was active within the provincial and national brokers’ associations.  Mr. Gagnon is past President of the Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Quebec (RCCAQ) and Director of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC).

Mr. Gagnon earned a B.A. in Economic Science from the Universite de Montreal and an MBA from the University of Ottawa.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

11:45 am – Cocktails
12:15 pm – Lunch ( buffet )
1:00 pm – Guest Speaker Presentation

NEW LOCATION!

INFINITY CONVENTION CENTRE
2901 Gibford Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1V 2L9
(Hunt Club Road & Uplands Drive)

Infinity Centre

COST
$ 35 per person ( HST included )
Note: Broker members have one (1) luncheon fee included in their membership

Registration Information

To register for this event, the OIBA key contact must “Login” to our secured members only section of our website at www.oiba.org and select the “ECommerce” link on the top bar.

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. Thank you for your co-operation.

For more information, please contact:

Tyler Lussier

tyler.lussier@oiba.org

Director, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Thank you.

CAIB 3 Immersion Program Ottawa

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CAIB 3 Immersion Program Ottawa


Intense instructor-led concentrated program given in a format consisting of 4 full days of group discussion & in-class participation followed by the exam on the 5th date.  Geared towards those looking to fast track or condense their learning efforts into a shorter time-line.

Dates:  Thursday, November 3, 2016 to Sunday, November 6, 2016
Location:  Media Mall, 2435 Holly Lane, Ottawa, ON

Exam:  Monday, November 7, 2016

Facilitator:  Jenny Desroches
Fee:  $899

Registration Information

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

For more information, please contact Jenny Desroches at jenny.desroches@oiba.org.

Monthly Luncheon – November 16, 2016 – Donna Ince, SVP Personal Insurance, RSA

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MONTHLY LUNCHEON

GUEST SPEAKER DONNA INCE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PERSONAL INSURANCE, RSA CANADA

Donna Ince, RSA RSA

We are pleased to announce our guest speaker Donna Ince, who was appointed Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance in July 2013.  Since joining RSA in 1995, Donna has held increasingly senior roles on the Executive team and across the Canadian business.  Prior to joining the Executive team in 2013, Donna was Vice President, Ontario Region and has held leadership roles in Claims, Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance and Finance.  Additionally, she led the successful integrations of both GCAN Insurance Company and Canadian Northern Shield (CNS), two of RSA’s most significant acquisitions.  Donna is an active member in the insurance community, most recently the past President of the Governing Council of the Insurance Institute of Ontario.  She is a participating member of the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Ontario Committee and the National Auto Insurance Committee.  In November 2015, Donna was recognized as a “Woman of Influence” by Insurance Business Canada.  She holds a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation and is a Chartered Professional Account (CPA).

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

11:45 am – Cocktails
12:15 pm – Lunch ( buffet )
1:00 pm – Guest speaker presentation

LOCATION
RA CENTER
2451 Riverside DR, Ottawa

COST
$ 35 per person ( HST included )
Note: Broker members have one (1) luncheon fee included in their membership

Registration Information

To register for this event, the OIBA key contact must “Login” to our secured members only section of our website at www.oiba.org and select the “ECommerce” link on the top bar.

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE. EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. Thank you for your co-operation.

For more information, please contact:

Tyler Lussier

tyler.lussier@oiba.org

Director, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Thank you.

OIBA Open House March 8, 2017 – This Wednesday, Register Now!!

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March 8th, 2017

 

Shaw Centre

55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2

 

The 7th Annual Open House kicks off with free RIBO accredited education seminars followed by a brand-new event, a Political Panel which will lead into the main event. 

 

Everyone is then invited to enjoy drinks, food and live music at the Hospitality Night which will be located at the Sens House on York Street in the Byward Market, just a few minutes from the Shaw Centre. (Free shuttle service from 8:30 to 11:30 pm will be provided by Discount Car & Truck Rentals and Enterprise Rent-A-Car to and from the Shaw Centre)


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* Hospitality Night is now FREE for everyone attending the Open House *

2017 OIBA Open House Schedule:

  • 1:30 to 3:30 pm – Education Seminars
  • 3:30 to 4:30 pm – Reception & Registration
  • 4:30 to 5:30 pm – Political Panel
  • 5:30 to 8:30 pm – Open House
  • 9:00 pm to 1:00 am – Hospitality Night at the Sens House

All Industry related professionals are welcome to attend!


**NEW THIS YEAR** 2017 Open House Political Panel 

  • 4:30pm to 5:30 pm – We are pleased to be hosting a political panel with select members of Parliament. This exclusive event will provide attendees with the opportunity to ask MPs questions that matter most to their business and the broker chanel.

The discussion will feature two members from the Standing Committee on Finance – Vice Chair, Ron Liepert and Fracesco Sorbara.

Liepert has vast experience in the political realm. Prior to becoming an MP, Liepert was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 2004-2012 where he served in various ministerial positions, including as Minister of Finance. 

Sorbara is an economist by trade, who before becoming an MP, worked as a financial analyst in the banking sector in Canada and the United States. Sorbara’s professional background in finance and economics has provided him with extensive expertise in financial materials across a broad range of industry sectors including financial services.

2017 Open House Education Seminars
* If you wish to attend one of the free RIBO accredited seminars, please include your RIBO Number when registering.

  • 1:30 to 3:30 pm – High Performance Soft Selling (2 RIBO Hours) – Presented by: Carstar
  • 2:30 to 3:30 pm – Autonomous Vehicles & Their Impact on the Insurance Industry (1 RIBO Hour) – Presented by:  Aviva

For more information on the 2017 Open House, please contact Claude Miron at claude.miron@oiba.org.

2016 OIBA Golf Tournament – Only 12 spots left!!!

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2016 OIBA Golf Tournament

2016 OIBA Charity of Choice Golf Tournament

Don’t miss out on this event… remember, this is on a first come basis!

REGISTER NOW!

Date/Time:

Tuesday June 21, 2016

9:00 – 10:30 am Registration (Breakfast is available to purchase in the Club House)
10:30 – 10:45 am Carts proceed to the first hole
10:45 am 18 Hole Shotgun Format “Best Ball”
4:30 – 5:30 pm Social hour
5:45 pm Dinner
6:15 pm Awards, Prizes & Donation Presentation (Charity to be determined)

 

Limited to 144 Golfers

(This event is open to O.I.B.A Members only)

 

2015 OIBA Golf

 

Cost:

Golf, Cart, BBQ Lunch, Dinner & O.I.B.A Registration Gift and access to the Prize Table: $175.00

Dinner Only: $45.00

Prices include H.S.T.

Door Prizes & Special Games to help raise funds for the Charity of Choice

Location:

The Meadows Golf & Country Club

4335 Hawthorne Road,

Gloucester, ON. K1G 3N4

www.themeadowsgolf.com

HOLE SPONSORSHIP

This annual event has always sold out and our success comes from you our Associate Members and we are once again calling upon your support to sponsor a hole.

Thank you for you continued support; please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Brian Erwin

brian.erwin@oiba.org

Vice President, Ottawa Insurance Brokers Association

Phone: 613-290-8622