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Young Broker Network

Learn & Develop. Share your Enthusiasm

The IBANS Young Broker Network (YBN) provides those brokers under 40 with opportunities for professional development through networking and industry involvement. This network enables our current broker channel to perpetuate and thrive.

By fostering a strong network the YBN will continue to ensure the sustainability of the broker channel.  Members of the YBN experience the following benefits:

  • The opportunity to share ideas and input pertaining to YBN activities,
  • To assist in shaping the future of the YBN program,
  • Participation in educational programs and specific YBN events,
  • The forging of relationships within the industry,
  • The enhancement of career development.

The Young Broker Committee (YBC) acts as a liaison between the IBANS Board of Directors and staff is is made up of eight volunteers from the YBN. The committee develops and advises on activities and has it's own Mission and Vision.

Membership in the YBN is FREE for brokers under 40 years of age, employed by a member brokerage and possessing a Nova Scotia general insurance license.  Before applying you must have the support of your brokerage.

It's easy to join - just update your IBANS profile page under the YBN section to start enjoying the benefits of being a member of the YBN!


New to the Industry

Are you new to the industry with less than 5 years experience as a broker? Are you over 40 but still want to take advantage of networking opportunities and activites to grow your career?  

Then you are eligible for IBANS New To The Industry group.  Developed in 2015 in conjunction with the Young Broker Committee (YBC), this new networking category was created to capture those member brokers who wanted to attend or volunteer at YBN activities and believe in building a strong profession by promoting the industry through education and action.

To join this new group just make sure you have a Nova Scotia general insurance license, are employed by an IBANS member brokerage, are over 40 but new to the industry within the past 5 years - just update your IBANS personal profile page.

Follow the YBN on Twitter@YBNNS or on facebook NSYBN

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