Current Events

Surplus Lines Management
Feb. 3-6, 2020 | Atlanta, GA

Surplus Lines Management is designed for any broker or underwriter who manages a team and a book of business. Participants benefit from world-class management training at Emory University combined with industry veterans as instructors for a comprehensive look at the foundation of good management. Register online now!

Insurtech Conference 
March 15-18, 2020 | New Orleans, LA

The WSIA Insurtech Conference, formerly the Automation Conference, offers three days of sessions on technology disruptions and related opportunities for industry professionals in any role. The event has a new name this year, but attendees will continue to learn about the importance of digital strategy and solutions to help leverage technology in their favor. Register online now! 

Change View
  • February 3 2020
    2020 Surplus Lines Management 02/03/2020 - 02/06/2020 Atlanta, GA Add to Calendar
  • February 28 2020
    2020 Los Angeles Symposium 02/28/2020 Los Angeles, CA hosted by University of Southern California Add to Calendar
  • March 1 2020
    2020 WSIA Underwriting Summit 03/01/2020 - 03/04/2020 Palm Desert, CA Add to Calendar
  • March 10 2020
    2020 Consultative Selling & Negotiations - MD 03/10/2020 - 03/11/2020 Hunt Valley, MD Add to Calendar
  • March 15 2020
    2020 WSIA Insurtech Conference 03/15/2020 - 03/18/2020 New Orleans, LA Add to Calendar
  • April 28 2020
    2020 Executive Leadership Summit 04/28/2020 - 05/01/2020 Washington, DC Add to Calendar
  • June 7 2020
    2020 Excess & Surplus Lines 06/07/2020 - 06/10/2020 St. Louis, MO Add to Calendar
  • July 7 2020
    2020 Consultative Selling & Negotiations - IL 07/07/2020 - 07/08/2020 Rolling Meadows, IL Add to Calendar
  • August 18 2020
    2020 WSIA University 08/18/2020 - 08/20/2020 Scottsdale, AZ Add to Calendar
  • September 13 2020
    2020 Annual Marketplace 09/13/2020 - 09/16/2020 San Diego, CA Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Add to Calendar
  • February 28 2021
    2021 WSIA Underwriting Summit 02/28/2021 - 03/03/2021 Phoenix, AZ JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Add to Calendar
  • September 19 2021
    2021 Annual Marketplace 09/19/2021 - 09/22/2021 San Diego, CA Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Add to Calendar
  • September 11 2022
    2022 Annual Marketplace 09/11/2022 - 09/14/2022 San Diego, CA Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Add to Calendar
  • September 17 2023
    2023 Annual Marketplace 09/17/2023 - 09/20/2023 San Diego, CA Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Add to Calendar
  • September 22 2024
    2024 Annual Marketplace 09/22/2024 - 09/25/2024 Nashville, TN Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Add to Calendar
  • September 14 2025
    2025 Annual Marketplace 09/14/2025 - 09/17/2025 San Diego, CA Add to Calendar
  • October 11 2026
    2026 Annual Marketplace 10/11/2026 - 10/14/2026 Nashville, TN Add to Calendar


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.