2019 IBAM Convention & Trade Show

Are your Broker senses tingling?

IBAM Convention is back and registration is open!

This year’s theme is BROKER CON! Transforming the industry. Protecting the people.

Insurance Brokers are everyday heroes that help protect and serve the communities they live and work in by offering expert advice and assistance before and after a disaster occurs.

Join us for the 2019 IBAM Convention at the Fairmont Winnipeg from April 23 – 25, 2019. With Insurance Brokers and company representatives from across Canada, international speakers and top-secret world-class entertainment, this is an event you do not want to miss!

Full Registration is now open! Please click the ‘Register Now’ button below to register via Eventbrite.

Download our Program at a Glance

IBAM Program at a Glance for 2019 Convention

This year’s Convention includes all of your favourite events along with some new twists!

The Annual Awards Luncheon to honour CAIB graduates starts the 3-day event in the Winnipeg Ballroom, followed by the ever-so-entertaining E&O Mock Trial and the IBAM Welcome Reception.

Wednesday begins with breakfast and quickly gets moving with the IBAM AGM in the morning (IBAM Broker Members Only), followed by the Convention Delegate Lunch and Company Breakout Sessions. The Company Breakout Session order is as follows:

Time Room Company
1:00-1:50PM Canterbury/Essex Portage Mutual Insurance
Wellington Ballroom Intact Insurance
2:00-2:50PM Canterbury/Essex Peace Hills Insurance
Wellington Ballroom CAA Insurance
Lombard Room SGI Canada
3:00-3:50PM Canterbury/Essex Red River Mutual Insurance
Wellington Ballroom Wawanesa Mutual Insurance


The much-anticipated Tradeshow quickly follows at 4:30 PM with all of your favourite exhibitors and some new! All information regarding exhibitors can be found in the IBAM Convention App (directions to download below).

Hospitality Suites conclude the evening with the following hosts:

Company Room
Aviva Canada Velvet Glove
Intact Insurance Wellington
Peace Hills Insurance Harrow/Essex/Canterbury
RSA Insurance Group Cambridge
SGI Canada Lobby
Travelers Canada York
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Lombard


Thursday starts off strong with our Keynote guest, Darby Allen – Fire Chief during the Fort McMurray fires, who offers guidance on how to be a stoic, quick-thinking leader in tough situations.

Day two of tradeshow begins at 11:00 AM and prize draws occur during lunch. Make sure you are present to collect your prize!

Following is the highly-regarded Insurance Executive’s Panel, moderated by Peter Tessier, host of the Insurance Podcast and includes 3 panels this year: A National Insurance Panel, A Manitoba-Based Insurance Panel and an Auto Panel. Panelists and Moderator bios are on the IBAM Convention App (directions to download below).

This amazing 3-day affair finishes with the President’s Reception, Dinner & Dance at the RBC Convention Centre, with a fabulous meal and surprise world-class entertainment!

To stay up-to-date on the event, check out the Spring edition of the Manitoba Insurance Broker (released in March 2019), follow us on social media: @IBAManitoba, or download the IBAM Convention App through the app store on your smart phone:

  • Download Event Portal (Event Portal for Eventbrite)
  • Once downloaded, open the app and enter the event code ‘brokercon

We hope you can make it!

Hotel Info

Location Fairmont Winnipeg 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0Y3

Hotel Accommodations can be booked directly at The Fairmont Winnipeg. If you would like to register online please access their website – Fairmont.com/Winnipeg or to register by phone please state that you are with the IBAM Conference block – IBAM0419.

Phone 204-957-1350

Toll Free Number 866-540-4466