The 2016 Annual Convention will be held at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. Registration is now open for all attendees. [+]
The Young Agents Conference is held every summer and focuses on the professional development of those in your agency age 40 or younger. Programs and events are geared toward their interests plus their entire family. This year's event will be held at the Marriott Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC. Registration, hotel details and agenda information will be available late spring/early summer. [+]
South Carolina qualifier for the Big "I" National Championship, which has been running for more than 40 years and is consistently rated as one of the best junior golf tournaments in the country. Held at the Orangeburg Country Club and run by Trusted Choice independent insurance agents from around the state. [+]
Our new webinar series eliminates much of the work of choosing an agency management system. Tech guru Steve Anderson is facilitating a dozen webinars with each one highlighting a different AMS. Subscribers can watch live or view archived recordings until March 2017. IIABSC members only. [+]
New 2016 ABEN webcast offerings include courses on insuring condos, certificates of insurance, additional endorsements, employment law and data privacy insurance. Course descriptions below, and as always no travel or test required.​​ [+]
MANAGEMENT: 
ACT helps you protect your agency's data
The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) Security Issues Work Group has collected several resources all on one place to help you protect your agency against tomorrow's threats. Review their Security Issues Guide webpage to understand risks, discover solutions and check out the wealth of resources available. Summary pocket version also available for download.[+]
BIG "I" MARKETS: 
Big "I" Markets Frequently Asked Questions
Find the answers to your questions about Big "I Markets, our members-only online market access program. Questions include how to register and where to find a list of products available in South Carolina.[+]
COVERAGES: 
E&O Coverage Comparison Checklist
Compare the Big "I" Professional Liability Program and Policy through SwissRe Westport and see why our track record of experience, stability and expertise is second to none.[+]
Big “I” Applauds House Action to Delay Overtime Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 28, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 6094, the “Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act,” by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Michigan), to delay implementation of the Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule for six months, until June 1, 2017. [+]
Big "I" Names Vice President for Federal Government Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 21, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) announced that Jennifer McPhillips has been promoted to Big “I” vice president for federal government affairs. [+]
Visit your National Association website!
Visit the IIABA National Association website for more state specific information on advocacy, education opportunities, conventions, news, and how to plug in by being a member.[+]
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