Current Events

Register for Advanced E&S Program

The 2017 Marcus Payne Advanced E&S Program is November 5-8 in St. Louis. This career development program is designed for any industry professional with five-15 years of experience who wants to expand their understanding of current surplus lines trends and best practices. Learn more and register online today!

bers approve merger

AAMGA and NAPSLO members overwhelmingly approved the merger of the two associations and the formation of WSIA, the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association. Learn more about the merger here, and about WSIA at

Upcoming Events

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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.

Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation

The Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational 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.