WHO ARE WE

Protecting and developing the professional intermediary in South Africa

Brokers and financial advisors play a key role in the financial services sector as well as the local economy. The FIA – a trade association for intermediaries – strives to protect and develop the professional service of our members and their employees so consumers can benefit from the value of advice, risk management and product fulfilment in today’s DIY world.

The FIA represents approximately 2 000 financial services providers, including multinational, large, medium and small businesses. Our members operate in healthcare, long-term insurance, short-term insurance, employee benefits and investments. The FIA represents members nationally and internationally with key stakeholders such as government and regulators.

Vision of the FIA

We promote and support the interests of the financial intermediated market - to be recognised by all stakeholders as a trusted and essential contributor to the South African economy.

Mission of the FIA

To be an effective voice of our members businesses’ in South African and abroad by: Promoting, developing, educating, supporting and protecting the rights of members

FIA’s core strategic objectives are:

  • Representing the interests of our members and their clients with all stakeholders
  • Ensuring sustainability and relevance of our members by embracing diversity and inclusive market growth
  • Serving as a centre of intelligence that informs our market position and influence
  • Membership growth and retention – influence and unity in numbers
  • A relevant value proposition that talks to the needs of our diverse membership base

With our fingers firmly on the pulse of the ever-changing business, consumer and legislative environments, the FIA strives to keep pace with the modern economy to ensure intermediaries remain relevant and viable.

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EVENTS 2021

Friday

29 January

Boland Branch AGM - 29 January 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

09h30 - 11h00

Please join us at the FIA Boland Branch AGM via Zoom at 
at 09h30
Please support your branch by
attending.

For more information please contact Wagieda Poggenpoel

E-mail: wagieda@fia.org.za

Please join us at the FIA Boland Branch AGM via Zoom at 
at 09h30
Please support your branch by
attending.

For more information please contact Wagieda Poggenpoel

E-mail: wagieda@fia.org.za

Friday

12 February

Algoa Branch AGM - 12 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 11h30

The Algoa Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 12 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

The Algoa Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 12 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

Monday

15 February

Mid Free State Branch AGM - 15 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Mid Free State Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 15th February 2021

The Mid Free State Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 15th February 2021

Tuesday

16 February

Border Branch AGM - 16 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

09h30 - 11h00

The Border Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 16 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

The Border Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 16 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

Tuesday

16 February

North West AGM - 16 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

09h00 - 11h00

The North West Branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 16 February 2021

More detail to follow in due course.

The North West Branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 16 February 2021

More detail to follow in due course.

Wednesday

17 February

Maluti Branch AGM - 17 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Maluti branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 17th February 2021

The Maluti branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 17th February 2021

Thursday

18 February

Peninsula Branch AGM - 18 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

O9h30 - 11h00

The Peninsula Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 18 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

The Peninsula Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 18 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

Thursday

18 February

Northern Cape Branch AGM - 18 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Northern Cape branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 18th February 2021

The Northern Cape branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 18th February 2021

Friday

19 February

Platinum Branch AGM - 19 February 2021

Pretoria

Online via Zoom

09:00am - 12:15pm

The Platinum Branch AGM will be held at 09 am on the 19th of February 2021

The Platinum Branch AGM will be held at 09 am on the 19th of February 2021

Friday

19 February

Northern Free State Branch AGM - 19 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Northern Free State branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 19th February 2021

The Northern Free State branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 19th February 2021

Monday

22 February

Durban Branch AGM - 22 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Durban branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 22nd February 2021

The Durban branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 22nd February 2021

Tuesday

23 February

North Coast Branch AGM - 23 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10:00am - 12:30pm

The North Coast branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 23rd February 2021

The North Coast branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 23rd February 2021

Wednesday

24 February

Midlands Branch AGM - 24 February 2021

Durban

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 12h30

The Midlands branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 24th February 2021

The Midlands branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 24th February 2021

Wednesday

24 February

Highveld Branch AGM - 24 February 2021

Pretoria

Online via Zoom

09h00 - 10h30

The Highveld branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 24th February 2021

The Highveld branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 24th February 2021

Thursday

25 February

Tygerberg Branch AGM - 25 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 11h30

The Tygerberg Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 25 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

The Tygerberg Branch AGM will be held at 10h00 on 25 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

Thursday

25 February

Limpopo Branch AGM - 25 February 2021

Pretoria

Online via Zoom

09h00 - 11h00

The Limpopo branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 25th February 2021

The Limpopo branch AGM will be held at 09h00 on 25th February 2021

Friday

26 February

Southern Cape Branch AGM - 26 February 2021

Cape Town

Online via Zoom

09h30 - 11h00

The Southern Cape Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 26 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

The Southern Cape Branch AGM will be held at 09h30 on 26 February 2021.

More detail to follow in due course.

Tuesday

20 July

FIA Employee Benefits CPD Workshop - 20 July 2021

CT

Online via Zoom

09h00 - 11h45

Come join the FIA Employee Benefits Panel as we unpack Retirement Reform & the stages of Retirement Planning.

We will also be launching the Improved FIA Group Life Scheme, with an Income Protection product offering.

Please register soonest as space is limited!

For more information contact: wagieda@fia.org.za

Come join the FIA Employee Benefits Panel as we unpack Retirement Reform & the stages of Retirement Planning.

We will also be launching the Improved FIA Group Life Scheme, with an Income Protection product offering.

Please register soonest as space is limited!

For more information contact: wagieda@fia.org.za

Wednesday

21 July

Healthcare Member Meeting - 21 July 2021

KZN

Online via Zoom

10h00 - 11h30


Welcome and Introduction - Introducing the agenda, speakers and
what the role the FIA HC Exco plays for intermediaries  -  Greg Setzkorn 

 
Covid-19  -  Richard Friedland (Group Chief Executive Officer Netcare) 


 Industry Update  - Focus on NHI, LCBO and Role of Intermediary  -  Andre Jacobs
and Butsi Tladi
 

Panel Discussion  

For more information contact :  varsilla@fia.org.za

 


Welcome and Introduction - Introducing the agenda, speakers and
what the role the FIA HC Exco plays for intermediaries  -  Greg Setzkorn 

 
Covid-19  -  Richard Friedland (Group Chief Executive Officer Netcare) 


 Industry Update  - Focus on NHI, LCBO and Role of Intermediary  -  Andre Jacobs
and Butsi Tladi
 

Panel Discussion  

For more information contact :  varsilla@fia.org.za

 

Friday

23 July

Peninsula Branch Member Meeting with CPD - 23 July 2021

CT

Online via Zoom

09h00 - 10h30

The Peninsula Branch will be hosting a Virtual Member Meeting with CPD Workshop: Medical Expenses Tax 

Irene Zambelis  from IHRM - is a speaker of note and will keep you engaged throughout the presentation.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information contact: wagieda@fia.org.za

The Peninsula Branch will be hosting a Virtual Member Meeting with CPD Workshop: Medical Expenses Tax 

Irene Zambelis  from IHRM - is a speaker of note and will keep you engaged throughout the presentation.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information contact: wagieda@fia.org.za

Friday

23 July

Central Regional Council Meeeting - 23 July 2021

KZN

Virtual

08h30 - 15h00

Tuesday

05 October

FIA 2021 Virtual Advice Summit

Virtual

Online event

10:00

Registration for the virtual FIA Advice Summit 2021 is now open!
At the 2021 FIA Virtual Advice Summit, our local and international speakers will share their insights into business resilience, and scaling for the future in the midst of an “apocalypse”. How do advisers and intermediaries thrive in this new reality? Register to find out.
Last year tickets went fast with more than 1000 delegates in attendance. We’re expecting the same for this year’s Summit.
Register now, by clicking on the link below to reserve your place at this CPD accredited thought leadership event.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Registration for the virtual FIA Advice Summit 2021 is now open!
At the 2021 FIA Virtual Advice Summit, our local and international speakers will share their insights into business resilience, and scaling for the future in the midst of an “apocalypse”. How do advisers and intermediaries thrive in this new reality? Register to find out.
Last year tickets went fast with more than 1000 delegates in attendance. We’re expecting the same for this year’s Summit.
Register now, by clicking on the link below to reserve your place at this CPD accredited thought leadership event.
We look forward to seeing you there!

MEMBERSHIP

Our value proposition

FIA members are governed by the FIA Code of Conduct, which provides peace of mind to all stakeholders including consumers.

  • We identify the effects of policy measures on our sector and act as an additional resource in ensuring that government action achieves its desired purpose

  • We attempt to influence public policy in a direction that is favourable and sustainable to members

  • We provide a wide range of communication and information to members and stakeholders regarding key industry matters

  • We gain political clout and influence by bringing competitors together turning one small voice into in a persuasive, collective shout

Members
Members are at the core of everything we do

Representation
Representing members in relationships with government, regulators, labour and communities

Image
Guarding the collective image of our members in their part of insurance delivery in South Africa

Industry experts
Knowledge and industry expertise

Enabler
Committed to building an environment for innovation, growth and development and meeting the challenges of an accelerated developing country