Professional and Financial Lines Attendees

WSIA is pleased to announce a special networking opportunity at the 2019 Annual Marketplace for WSIA members specializing in Professional and Financial Lines, including underwriters and brokers in:

  • Professional Liability
  •  Employment Practices Liability (EPL)
  •  E&O
  •  Cyber Risk
  •  Management/Executive Liability
  •  Representations & Warranties/Transactional Risk
  •  D&O

WSIA will offer a one-time discounted registration rate of $450 to any Professional and Financial Lines underwriters or brokers who are attending WSIA’s Annual Marketplace for the first time in September 2019. That rate is available by contacting the WSIA office to obtain a first-time attendee registration link. If you qualify for this special one-time rate, contact Emily Stubbs,, for additional instructions. 

Professional and Financial Lines attendees are encouraged to attend Annual Marketplace for business and networking with colleagues and business partners dedicated to wholesale distribution. Attendees will enjoy:

  • A Professional and Financial Lines Reception, which will be open to all registered Marketplace attendees and will provide a forum for Professional and Financial Lines underwriters and brokers to interact with one another and other Marketplace attendees. This reception is scheduled for Monday, September 23 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Seaport Foyer, outside the Brokers' Lounge. 
  • Special registration badges offering full access to The Club and Brokers’ Lounge throughout the course of the event for business meetings, that denote them as Professional and Financial Lines specialists. 

We are excited by this opportunity to welcome Professional & Financial Lines attendees to our 2019 Annual Marketplace and hope you will make plans now to attend. If you have additional questions about what benefits the Annual Marketplace format offers Professional and Financial Lines attendees, please don’t hesitate to contact WSIA Executive Director, Brady Kelley, at or 816.741.3910.

Hotel Room Reservations and Policies

  • One room per registered attendee.
  • A link to hotel reservations is included in your WSIA registration confirmation. Please note that you must register for the meeting prior to making a hotel reservation. 
  • If a hotel room registrant is not registered for Marketplace, WSIA reserves the right to cancel the registrant's hotel room reservation without notice. 
  • When making reservations online, please note that Annual Marketplace begins at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, September 23, and Packet Pickup/On-site Registration is available starting on Sunday, September 22 from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Hotel rooms in the San Diego area are in great demand and there is currently very limited availability, so please use the online hotel link included in your registration confirmation to complete your hotel reservation as soon as possible.  Room rates are not guaranteed after July 29. 
  • Rooms are likely to sell out prior to the registration deadline, and WSIA may not be able to accommodate a reservation for you at the Marketplace hotels. Marketplace hotels include the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown and Westin San Diego.

Hotel Room Changes

Sleeping room changes can be made through the hotel reservation link in your hotel reservation confirmation.