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Personal Lines Seminars
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  • Green Acres: An Introduction to Farm Insurance
  • 6 Technical Credits (3CE credits per part)
  • Jo Anne Mitchell
A farm is a unique entity that needs a combination of coverages to address both the personal and business aspects of the risk. In this two-part webinar, you’ll learn about the variety of products grown/raised on BC farms, identify the exposures to property and liability losses presented by these farming operations, learn the difference between a full-time farm and a hobby farm, and explore the insurance products required to adequately insure both full-time and hobby farm enterprises.
Who Should Attend: Sales and service brokers who want to learn more about farm insurance.

NOTE: You must register for and attend both parts to qualify for CE credits.

Part 1: 07 Mar 18 All Areas Web Broadcast 9:30AM - NOON (PST)
Part 2: 14 Mar 18 All Areas Web Broadcast 9:30AM - NOON (PST)
  • Personal Liability Case Studies -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Brandi Anfield
Today, personal liability coverage is imperative to protect homeowners and their assets if they’re sued as private citizens. There’s an endless variety of potential risks in which people can be held legally liable for bodily injury or property damage to others. In this seminar you’ll participate in group discussions regarding personal-liability claim scenarios, and you’ll analyze the details of example risks to determine whether coverage would respond in each case.
Who Should Attend: All personal lines brokers at all levels.
08 Feb 18
Executive Hotel
1PM - 4PM
15 Feb 18
Comfort Hotel
1PM - 4PM
More than ever, insurers are depending on brokers to be front-line underwriters to help educate homeowners about potential loss due to lack of home maintenance. In this seminar, you’ll participate in group discussions and activities regarding the importance of updates for roofing, heating, plumbing, electrical and hot-water tank systems, and how it all affects coverage. Whether you’re writing a new risk or managing an existing book of renewals, you’ll learn effective ways to discuss dwelling updates with homeowners. You’ll also gain deeper understanding of how these residential systems function.
Who Should Attend: All personal lines brokers at all levels.
15 Mar 18
Coast Bastion Inn
1PM - 4PM
When a broker meets with a new client or is asked by an existing client to insure a new location, there’s a lot of information to collect and review to accurately assess a risk. In this seminar, you’ll look at a variety of potential client scenarios and then review the property exposures and risks presented. You’ll take all the information at hand to make coverage recommendations. This is a highly interactive seminar in which participation in group discussion is encouraged
Who Should Attend: All personal lines brokers at all levels.
08 Feb 18
Executive Hotel
9AM - NOON
15 Feb 18
Comfort Hotel
9AM - NOON
  • Residential Evaluation Systems: Replacement Cost Made Easy -New-
  • 2 Technical Credits
  • Doug Brazeau
Take a detailed look into residential replacement valuation issues. You’ll come away with a better understanding of residential construction costs and their relationship to insurance to value. The topics discussed will include: factors that affect replacement costs, a review of evaluation systems, an overview of home construction specific to variables in structure type, an example total loss scenario, and more.
Who Should Attend: This seminar is beneficial to all brokers, especially those who are new to personal lines
06 Mar 18
Executive Hotel
10AM - NOON
  • Tricky Issues in Personal Lines Claims -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Evan Miles
Learn about current trends in personal lines claims and what you, the broker, can do to manage your clients’ expectations. Understand the roles of those involved in quantification and repairs, the various roles of the insurer in establishing claims guidelines, and why clients always seem frustrated by the claim process. Along the way, you’ll look at real personal lines claims, problems that create client dissatisfaction and what can be done to solve them
Who Should Attend: All personal lines brokers at all levels
20 Feb 18
Executive Hotel
9AM - NOON
08 Mar 18
Comfort Hotel
9AM - NOON
  • Water Damage Coverage Comparison -New-
  • 3 Technical Credits
  • Brandi Anfield
Water damage is now the number one cause of property loss, and insurance companies are amending their underwriting to include coverage for flood, overland water, and surface water. As a broker, you have to know all the different options for water damage coverage provided by multiple carriers, which can be confusing. In this seminar you’ll get a good grasp of the available options by comparing water damage products between several primary markets. You’ll also look at claims scenarios to properly understand when coverage would and would not apply. There will be open dialogue and group activities.
Who Should Attend: This seminar will benefit all brokers, especially those who sell personal lines products
15 Mar 18
Coast Bastion Inn
9AM - NOON