Current Events

Insurtech Conference
March 15-18, 2020 

Register online through March 4 to attend the Insurtech Conference, formerly Automation, March 15-18 in New Orleans, LA. The conference offers a comprehensive slate of sessions providing insights on industry disruption and transformation opportunities for anyone in the wholesale, specialty and surplus lines industry.

Underwriting Summit 
March 1-4, 2020 | Palm Desert, CA

The WSIA Underwriting Summit offers networking for the underwriting, delegated authority, program specialist and professional and financial lines segments of the WSIA membership, and is an opportunity for leadership of member firms to collaborate on strategic issues.

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The WSIA PAC is committed to supporting candidates for the U.S. House and Senate whose philosophies and attitudes are consistent with the goals of WSIA, the surplus lines industry and the wholesale distribution system. WSIA member employees can contribute to the PAC online.

Distribution cost analysis available to members

A recent Conning analysis of distribution costs concludes that wholesale distribution does not increase the cost of the transaction to the insured. The report, and accompanying FAQs, are available to WSIA members. 

Find a WSIA Member

WSIA members are specialists who create innovative solutions for nonstandard insurance risk. Count on them to deliver custom, cost-effective solutions that are expertly tailored to meet your specific insurance needs. WSIA members...where complex risk meets innovative solutions.

WSIA Education Foundation

Learn more about the WSIA Education Foundation here.  The foundation is dedicated to encouraging the educational development of all those interested in the excess and surplus lines business, to creating an understanding, and overcoming the misperceptions of the excess and surplus lines market. The Foundation accomplishes this by providing support to the ASLI designation, providing scholarships and grants to students, and by partnering with AM Best to produce the annual Special Report, U.S. Surplus Lines - Segment Review.