4:00PM – 6:00PM

Hotel Check-in & Registration

Welcome to the 17th annual Young Broker Conference! We are so excited to see you!  Our conference has been reimagined once again to offer our attendees the choices and content they are looking for.  The event will focus on leadership and is designed to offer hands on workshops with subject matter experts, an inspiring keynote and actionable take home plans. 

6:00PM – 10:00PM

Opening Night Party

Join us as we kick off our YBC event.  Mix, mingle, network and interact with your peers.  The evening will include, dinner, entertainment and more! 


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7:45AM – 8:45AM


8:45AM – 9:20AM

Opening Remarks

Our YBC President, Jennifer Savage will kick-off our 2022 Young Brokers Conference.

9:20AM – 9:50AM

Breakfast Brief

“The State of the Broker Channel” 

 Our IBAO President, Joseph Carnevale will share insights and information on the current state of the broker channel in 2022. 

9:55AM – 10:10AM

Mental Health Break

10:25AM – 12:25PM

Building Leaders Roundtable Workshops

YBC’ers in attendance, can choose one of three learning streams and will be coached through applying key learnings, and building their own customized and actionable work plan.

Track 1:  Starting Fresh: Career Planning Workshop

Track 2: Growth Summit: Sales Workshop

Track 3:  Strategic Planning Workshop


12:30PM – 1:30PM


1:30PM – 2:35PM

Keynote: Make the Impossible Possible

What does it take to accelerate growth toward your biggest goals? Bring an Olympian mindset to your everyday. Experience a rollercoaster journey full of insights on working through uncertainty, forging self-leadership and leading others, defeating doubt, staying resilient, building and inspiring team trust from one of the fastest Olympians ever to go from his parents’ couch to the Olympic podium.

2:50PM – 4:50PM

Around The World Sessions

Unpack hot topics and learn skills that you can apply to your day-to-day.

What is an MGA and How Do I Use Them?

Delivering Difficult Messages

Let’s Talk Business Interruption Insurance

Get Noticed at Work. Be Proactive


6:00PM – 10:00PM

YBC Tradeshow, Dinner & Hospitality

Join us for the YBC tradeshow, dinner and hospitality night.  


8:30AM – 9:30AM


Join us for breakfast and kick-off our final day of events. 

9:30AM – 10:00AM

Friday Kick Off & Announcements

10:00AM – 10:15AM

Mental Health Break

10:15AM – 11:45AM

Senior Leader Panel Discussion

Moderated by Colin Simpson and Joseph Carnevale. Our Executive Panel will hear what senior leaders from various insurance companies have to say about key industry topics and leadership.  All brokers are encouraged to attend this session to stay abreast of pressing issues and trends to factor into their own strategic planning.


  • Colin Simpson, CEO, IBAO
  • Joseph Carnevale, President, IBAO

10:15AM – 11:45AM


Matthew Turack, President, CAA
Kate Hogan, Interim Head of Broker Distribution, Gore
Josie Porto, Vice President, Ontario Region, Wawanesa

10:15AM – 11:45AM


Robin Joshua, President, Echelon
Louis Gagnon, CEO, Intact
Paul Stone, Vice President, Personal Insurance – Sales Distribution & Marketing, Travelers

11:45AM – 12:15PM

Finale & Closing Remarks