WSIA University

August 14-16, 2019 • Scottsdale, AZ
August 11-13, 2020 • Scottsdale, AZ
For E&S professionals at all career levels and job responsibilities to grow their industry expertise

About the Program

WSIA University offers technical training specific to the wholesale and specialty insurance industry. Course formats include case study-based, panel discussions and presentations with class interaction. Industry experts share their knowledge and experience to enhance the skills of others in the industry. Attendees choose the sessions that are of interest to them, and can select as many or few as desired. 

Read more about WSIA University in the informational program brochure.  

2019 sessions are subject to change and will be confirmed in May.

Who Should Attend

WSIA University is for all professionals of all career levels and job responsibilities wanting to grow their expertise in the industry. Any broker, managing general agent, underwriter, program administrator/manager, human resources professional or others in the wholesale and specialty market will benefit from this program.

Registration and Fees

  • Registration for the 2019 program opens May 22, 2019. To be notified directly when registration opens, please fill out this waitlist survey.
  • Tuition is based on the sessions selected, and ranges from $175 for a four-hour session to $100-$125 for a two-hour session.
  • Online registration closes July 18, 2019. Registration will be available on-site in Scottsdale.
  • Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant.

Schedule of Events 

August 14 Scottsdale Plaza Resort 
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Registration
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Opening Reception
August 15 Scottsdale Plaza Resort 
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - Noon   Morning Sessions
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 5:00  p.m. Afternoon Sessions 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
August 16 Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - Noon  Morning Sessions
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions

Session Location

Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 Scottsdale Rd.
Paradise Valley, AZ  85253

Hotel Accommodations

A hotel room block will be available at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort when registration opens.

WSIA University Cancellation Policy

    • Registrants can receive a full refund, less a $50 fee for processing, if the request is made by July 3. 
    • Registrants can receive a 50% refund between July 4 and July 17.
    • No refund is offered after July 17.
    • Should you cancel within four weeks, you will have a limited time opportunity to substitute someone else at your firm as an alternative to the above refund policy. 
    • All requests must be made in writing to Denise Marshall,