CIU 2015 Membership Drive

Blank Membership Application Form 2015 (Word format)

November 13th, 2014

To All CIU Members – Renewing 2015 Memberships in Canadian Institute of Underwriters

We invite all CIU Members to renew association memberships NOW for the coming year. BY DEADLINE of JANUARY 30-2015 CIU requires all membership data and payments of annual dues of $120.00, per person, CDN (or USD), to be submitted for the calendar year 2015.

Upon receipt of this communique, to facilitate the timely collection of CIU Membership contact data for inclusion in Canadian Institute of Underwriters’ 2015 on-line Membership Directory we ask that you assist us by following these guidelines:

• CIU Members within in large firms: contact your unit administrators to assist CIU in the collection of membership information and dues payments
• CIU Independent Members: contact CIU’s administration office directly to update your contact info and arrange payment of membership fees. Contact:
• CIU Membership categories are Full Member, Associate Member and Honorary Member (past chairs of the association). Membership categories are defined at:
• For membership updates: During the year, please contact CIU directly with any changes to your membership information via the CIU website:
• At any time, for information or assistance, please contact CIU Administration: or

CIU Membership Fees may be paid via cheque – corporate or personal, made payable to: Canadian Institute of Underwriters – Referencing CIU Membership 2015. EFT payments or bank drafts are accepted by prior arrangement. Invoices and Receipts are issued upon request.

CIU Membership benefits include your current contact information posted to the secure CIU 2015 on-line Membership Directory, where, in addition to receiving industry updates, you are connected to a network of more than 875 CIU members across Canada, in the US, and internationally.

CIU Events include invitations to participate in 2 Annual Education Seminars (Fall & Winter), the CIU’s Annual General Meeting (June 1 & 2, 2015 Spring) at which our New FALU recipients are honoured, and other up and coming education outreach initiatives that will be rolled out very soon.

Keeping you up-to-date with current and future trends in underwriting advances includes your mailed copy of quarterly issues of On The Risk the industry’s go-to publication, as well as on-line access to OTR at by entering your CIU security codes. If you are currently receiving a mailed copy of OTR, why not consider getting it online instead? In addition to going green, you will receive it quickly and without mailing issues or waiting for it to be distributed within your company. Contact OTR to advise:

CIU’s website includes our association’s history pages, helpful links to industry resources, association-affiliated U/W Associations …..and CIU’s extensive library of archived presentations.

Challenge your professional self…. Actively participate in your association by joining the CIU Executive council …. Watch for CIU’s Nomination information coming out early in 2015.

If you know of any industry colleagues who would benefit from CIU Membership, please advise them to contact us directly, or to apply for CIU Membership on-line at:

An energized CIU looks forward to growing as an association and to expanding our professional development services to our members. We are counting on your support for 2015.

Russell Shaw, BA
CIU 2015, Treasurer & Membership Director






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