WSIA University

August 14-16, 2019 • Scottsdale, AZ
For any surplus lines professional in any phase of their career

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. 

NEW! Check out the Exoskeleton demonstration before the Opening Reception on Wednesday, August 15. Learn more here.

Registration and Fees

  • Registration will open approximately 90 days in advance of the program.
  • Tuition is based on the sessions selected, and ranges from $175 for a four-hour session to $100-$125 for a two-hour session.
  • Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant.
  • Download a general informational brochure with full schedule and description of courses here

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

WSIA University Cancellation Policy

    • Cancellation up to six weeks before the session will result in a full refund, less a $50 processing fee.
    • Cancellation between four and six weeks in advance of the session will result in a 50% refund.
    • No refund is offered within four weeks of the session. 
    • 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,

    Training 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.