Hundreds attend 30th CQIB convention

The Council of Queensland Insurance Brokers (CQIB) held its 30th annual convention at Tangalooma Island Resort in October, attracting 318 industry professionals and 41 exhibitors.

Presentations included those by CHU’s Craig Stanley, 360 Underwriting Solutions Director Denis Morrissey, Protecsure’s Jackson McDonald and Emergence CEO Troy Filipcevic.

The final keynote on Saturday afternoon was from Dr Karl Kruszelnicki who spoke to members about “The Tales of The Atmospheric River”.

On Friday night, attendees participated in Tangalooma’s signature activity, dolphin feeding, followed by a dinner on the beach sponsored by Vero.

On Saturday night, a tropical themed dinner featured a fresh seafood buffet and attendees were encouraged to come dressed in their best Hawaiian/tropical dress, with a prize handed out for the best outfit.

More than $40,000 was raised for Wesley Mission Queensland. The donations will help fund the mission’s young adults and children’s mental health initiative.

CQIB President Andrew Hinz announced Cairns as the destination for the 31st convention from September 15-16 2023.