Current Events

WSIA University | August 14-16 | Scottsdale, AZ

WSIA University offers E&S-specific technical training training opportunities at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. Attendees can select the sessions that best suit their needs during the program and enjoy networking time during two receptions. Register here, or learn more here.  

Register now for 2019 Underwriting Boot Camp

Register today! Underwriting Boot Camp will be held July 15-18 in Atlanta, GA. If you are new to surplus lines or interested in developing underwriting skills, you won’t want to miss this program. Visit the Underwriting Boot Camp webpage to learn more about the program and to hear what past participants say about their experiences.

Change View
  • June 2 2019
    2019 Excess & Surplus Lines 06/02/2019 - 06/05/2019 St. Louis, MO Add to Calendar
  • July 9 2019
    2019 Consultative Selling and Negotiations - Dallas, TX 07/09/2019 - 07/10/2019 Dallas, TX Add to Calendar
  • July 15 2019
    2019 Underwriting Boot Camp 07/15/2019 - 07/18/2019 Atlanta, GA Add to Calendar
  • August 14 2019
    2019 WSIA University 08/14/2019 - 08/16/2019 Scottsdale, AZ Add to Calendar
  • September 22 2019
    2019 WSIA Annual Marketplace 09/22/2019 - 09/25/2019 San Diego, CA Add to Calendar
  • October 11 2019
    Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Symposium 10/11/2019 - 10/12/2019 Phoenix, AZ hosted by Arizona State University Add to Calendar
  • October 20 2019
    2019 U40 Annual Meeting 10/20/2019 - 10/22/2019 Nashville, TN Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Add to Calendar
  • November 3 2019
    2019 Marcus Payne Advanced E&S 11/03/2019 - 11/06/2019 St. Louis, MO Add to Calendar
  • November 11 2019
    2019 Effective Coaching Program 11/11/2019 Scottsdale, AZ Add to Calendar
  • November 12 2019
    2019 Consultative Selling and Negotiations - Scottsdale, AZ 11/12/2019 - 11/13/2019 Scottsdale, AZ Add to Calendar
  • November 14 2019
    2019 Surplus Lines Symposium 11/14/2019 - 11/15/2019 Atlanta, GA hosted by Troy University Add to Calendar
  • March 1 2020
    2020 WSIA Underwriting Summit 03/01/2020 - 03/04/2020 Palm Desert, CA JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Add to Calendar
  • September 13 2020
    2020 Annual Marketplace 09/13/2020 - 09/16/2020 San Diego, CA Add to Calendar
  • February 27 2021
    2021 WSIA Underwriting Summit 02/27/2021 - 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 Add to Calendar
  • September 11 2022
    2022 Annual Marketplace 09/11/2022 - 09/14/2022 San Diego, CA Add to Calendar
  • September 17 2023
    2023 Annual Marketplace 09/17/2023 - 09/20/2023 San Diego, CA Add to Calendar
  • September 22 2024
    2024 Annual Marketplace 09/22/2024 - 09/25/2024 Nashville, TN 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

WSIA PAC

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 A.M. Best to produce the annual Special Report, U.S. Surplus Lines - Segment Review.