Education.

We believe investing in yourself as an insurance professional is the best way to ensure career growth and expand your knowledge base. Depending on what you are looking for, either learning more about the industry’s top trends and issues, or meeting your CE requirements for the year (or possibly a little bit of both), CONVO education sessions will meet your needs. Experts are coming in from throughout the country to provide updates on the latest trends, topics, and issues impacting the industry. 

Additional class descriptions coming soon!
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Need CE from another state?

If you are from a resident state outside of Illinois and plan to attend the CE sessions at CONVO, please let us know as soon as possible.  We will do our best to file CE credit in your state. Contact Shannon Churchill at schurchill@iiaofil.org for details.

E & O Considerations of Hyperinflation

Tuesday, October 4 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Room Location TBD

*Applicable towards three hours of the necessary credit for the E&O discount 


*Satisfies the IL Ethics credit requirement. 


Inflation has been a factor in both commercial property and personal residential risk for a long time – but never like this! E & O Considerations of Hyperinflation will review the increasing E & O exposure for agents for property and well as both business and personal auto physical damage. Exploring both procedural and knowledge-based errors that could trip up even the most experienced agent.

Keynote/General Session (CE)
"The Evolution of Insurance"

Wednesday, October 5 - 8:00 am - Noon

Room Location TBD

Steve Anderson will lead us in a journey through "The Evolution of  Insurance". We will use where we have been to understand what is  coming next. Steve will lead a panel of insurance professionals who will  share what their agencies have done to combat some of the challenges  agencies are facing from technology to staffing to increasing  competition. We will also recognize our award recipients including Agent  of the Year, Agency of the Year, Young Agent of the Year and more.

Protégé Sales Boot Camp with Derek Hayden

Wednesday, October 5 - Time TBD

Room Location TBD

Details Coming Soon

Legislative & Regulatory Update

Wednesday, October 5 - Time TBD

Room Location TBD

Attendees will gain insight into the latest statutory and regulatory changes in the business and insurance industry. Advocacy is one of the most important benefits for IIA of IL members. It is representing you, your agency, and your clients in front of the state and national legislative and regulatory bodies that oversee our industry. There is no better way for you and your staff to learn about the association’s advocacy efforts and the results accomplished.   

Topics covered include:  

  • IIA of IL and Coalition Partners Legislative Victories & Proposed Legislation for new GA 

  • Department of Insurance Legislative Agenda – Market Conduct, Public Adjusters, Network Transparency

Cyber Regulations

Wednesday, October 5 - Time TBD

Room Location TBD

Details Coming Soon

PFTA & Other Regulatory Compliance Guidance

Wednesday, October 5 - Time TBD

Room Location TBD

Details Coming Soon

Cyber Insurance 101

Wednesday, October 5 - 1:00-2:00 pm

Room Location TBD

The cyber insurance market grew at the intersection of cybersecurity and insurance and might be hard to understand for the non-initiated. This session will cover the basics that agents, brokers, businesses, and security professionals should know about when approaching cyber insurance. 

  • Types of coverages available 

  • Difference between packaged and standalone cyber

  • Myths about cyber insurance 

  • What to look for when seeking insurance 

Employment Contracts, Privacy Provisions, Employment Law on Non-Compete/Non-Solicit

Wednesday, October 5 - Time TBD

Room Location TBD

Details Coming Soon

Keynote Session: Industry & Election Forecast…Association Resources, Industry Insights & Election Analysis

Thursday, October 6 - 8:30 - 11:30 am

Room Location TBD

Kicking off the session, IIA of IL leadership will discuss the trends and challenges facing the independent agency system. The Association will share what they are doing to stay ahead of the curve to provide a sustainable competitive advantage for member agencies.   


Illinois Department of Insurance Director, Dana Popish Severinghaus will enlighten attendees on the status of the department, covering current initiatives and discussing future endeavors.    


Going back to our advocacy roots, Hannah Meisel will provide insight into the upcoming Illinois General Election covering contested races from the Governor’s Office through the Senate & House.  


Keynote presenter, Amy Walter, will join us to provide her commentary on the Midterm Elections, and the National Political Climate. She will preview the 2023 Presidential Election and discuss the potential impact all of this will have on small businesses.