We’ll support you with key events over the year specifically curated for Authorised Representatives, brokers and insurance specialists.

NIBA CPD and ANZIIF CIP points are available for selected events.

Upcoming events

SME insights session with Cameron Research

Cameron Research, founded in 1992, specialises in providing marketing research, insights and strategy services to organisations seeking to develop their understanding of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and their business owners. They focus on gathering insights from sole traders to businesses that employ up to 500 employees.

Over the years, Cameron Research CEO, Ross Cameron has conducted face-to-face interviews with many business owners to gather market insights and will share the key findings with you in this session.

This session will give you a better understanding of the current state of the SME market and will focus on the following topics. Ross will share some videos from business owners as well.

  • Impact of macro-economic factors
  • Are SMEs increasing prices?
  • What challenges are SMEs facing?
  • SMEs buying insurance direct
  • SMEs buying insurance through brokers
  • The Claims experience
  • Cyber insurance
  • What else is on the SMEs’ minds?

This session is only available for QBE Q nect partners.

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 2pm (AEST)

1 ANZIFF CIP and 1 NIBA CPD point

Contact your Manager, Partnerships to register

Ross Cameron, Managing Director of Cameron Research

Presenter: Ross Cameron, Managing Director of Cameron Research

Ross Cameron, the Managing Director of Cameron Research has personally conducted over 700 group discussions and 3,000 face-to-face interviews with business owners. Ross is a highly knowledgeable and passionate speaker who has conducted executive briefings and presentations on the SME market for a host of Australia’s leading suppliers to SMEs.

Recorded events

ISR on SCTP: The ease of placing an ISR

How to quote on Industrial Special Risk (Property), via the Steadfast Client Trading Platform (SCTP). The session will also cover our appetite, value proposition and wording.

Craig Behrens

Presenter: Craig Behrens, Senior Underwriter – Property SCTP

Craig has been in the general insurance industry for 20 years’. He’s worked locally and abroad across Underwriting and Business Development roles. He’s had the privilege to have worked for various Insurers, Agencies and more recently as a Broker prior to his start at QBE.

Maximise your consultative skills and strengthen your ability to be a trusted adviser

As business owners it’s important to know the customer as well as deliver the results needed to keep the lights on. Words like ‘be authentic’ ‘ask questions’ ‘listen to understand’ are thrown around a lot but don’t always translate to understanding what that means and how to do it.

Watch this Q nect live session to hear from people who have walked the mile in building trusted relationships and their golden rules and approach that can help you strengthen or refresh your approach to being a trusted adviser.

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David Hirsch

Presenter: David Hirsch, Head of Marketing, QBE

Christian Finucane

Presenter: Christian Finucane, Founder & Creative Partner, The Core Agency

Generating business momentum

Think differently in order to have a successful year. Keith Abraham shares key strategies to set your business up to move forward.

Keith explores three key areas aimed at sparking curiosity - helping business owners become curious and exploring the possibilities of doing your business differently to move ahead.

Uncover how you can review short, medium and long term opportunities in order to focus on profitable income streams for your business. We’ll identify the high payoff activities you need to be taking right now to create sustainable business progress.

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Claim 1.5 ANZIIF CIP

Keith Abraham, CSP from Passionate Performance

Presenter: Keith Abraham, CSP from Passionate Performance

Keith Abraham is a best-selling author of five books, published in 12 languages. In his 25-year speaking career he has presented to more than 1.7 million people across 33 countries.

Over the past 12 months Keith has created a purpose-built virtual studio and delivered 140 virtual presentations to 31,000 people in 27 different countries.

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