Please join us for YIPs VIC Following the Leaders event, where we will hear from a panel of three leaders in the insurance industry who will share their paths to success, give valuable advice and insight and offer tips on how we as YIPs can advance our careers in the industry.
John French (Chubb, Country President, Australia & New Zealand)
Chris Colahan (Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance, Australasian President)
Fiona Phillips (IAG, Executive General Manager, Business Services, Australian Business Division)
Click here to view our Leaders’ biographies
Moderator: Sampath Soysa (Principal, Gilchrist Connell)
Date: Thursday 8th September 2016
Time: 4:30pm registration, for a 5:00pm start. Please join us for networking drinks and canapés from 6:30pm onwards to meet our Leaders and connect with your fellow YIPs.
Location: Chubb Insurance (entry via concourse) Level 12, 720 Bourke Street, Docklands VIC 3000.
Click here for a map to the venue.
After the conclusion of drinks and canapés at Chubb, all are welcome for casual drinks at The Savoy Tavern (677 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000) where there will be space reserved for YIPs event attendees.
Cost: $20 members / $45 non-members
Places are limited so grab your ticket fast!
Sign up to login as a member to access your discount cover via our website www.yips.org.au.
Participation in the panel discussion entitles you to 1 NIBA CPD point or 1.5 ANZIIF CIP point
Do you have any burning questions for our Leaders? If so, please submit these questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tweet any questions on the night to #yipsanzseminar
How do I get the Members Discount?
All attendees registering should be YIPS members in order to obtain the Members Discount. You will need to enter a promotional code under "promotional code" when purchasing your tickets.
The promotional code is available to registered members only (either from the original email invitation sent to Victorian members, the members only section of the yips.org.au website or by emailing email@example.com)
You will need to register as a YIPs member via www.yips.org.au prior to emailing us for the code.
How can I pay for my tickets?
Payment is by credit card only (Visa, MasterCard, and AMEX).
Can you issue a receipt/tax invoice?
Your ticket is your invoice - please retain a copy for your records as these will be collected on the night. Note that YIPS Australia and New Zealand INC is not registered for GST therefore no GST is included in your ticket price.
Can I purchase tickets on the night?
Unfortunately, all tickets MUST be purchased online prior to the event.
NO TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.
How many tickets are available?
There are a limited number of tickets (due to size of venue, catering etc) only so get in early to avoid disappointment. Note maximum tickets per order is five (5).
We can issue invoices for bulk orders of 6 or more people, subject to there being sufficient numbers of tickets remaining.
Should the event sell out you will be able to register your name on the waitlist - if tickets become available, you will receive an email advising you of ticket availability (best not to rely on this - we are VERY popular!)
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, please bring your ticket or download the Eventbrite app for Android & iPhone. Your ticket is your entry to this event.
What is the refund policy?
Refund on tickets purchased are available prior to 7 September 2016 via the Eventbrite website. After this date, no refunds will be available on tickets purchased.
ALL TICKETS PURCHASED ARE GOVERNED BY THE YIPS EVENT CODE OF CONDUCT - PLEASE READ PRIOR TO PURCHASING YOUR TICKET BY CLICKING HERE
The Valerie Baker Memorial Award is an award that recognises excellence in professional practice in the General Insurance intermediary sector. It includes an unmatched educational experience in the global hub of insurance, London.
Applications will close on the 20th December 2015.
YIPs are happy to put out the call for you to consider if you – or one of your colleagues – might be the high achiever who might qualify for the award in in 2016. Both previous winners have called the prize “life changing” and certainly that’s the intention. YIPs want you to put the industry’s best into the limelight and give you a learning experience second to none – and to give your career a boost it may not be achieve otherwise.
More information about Valerie Baker and her her contributions to the industry is available here.
If you are interested in nominating a person for the Award or in applying, please go to the link on the Gold Seal website and follow the steps as outlined.
Any nominees feeling a little daunted are cordially invited to give Sheila Baker from Gold Seal a call, and she will help all comers through the application process.
Please note, although YIPs supports this initiative and encourages any qualifiying members to apply, the award is entirely run externally to YIPs.
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