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. The 2017 event will be held on Hilton Head Island, SC. Registration, hotel details and agenda information will be available late spring/early summer. [+]
The 2017 Annual Convention will be held at the Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC. Registration and details should open in mid-summer. [+]
South Carolina qualifier for the Big "I" National Championship, which has been running for nearly 50 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. [+]
View this page for upcoming webinars for Ethics CE hours. Guaranteed to have at least one 3-hour course each month to fulfill your ethics hours continuing education requirement. [+]
View all upcoming webinars for Life and Health CE credit hours. [+]
Sometime it's nice to see a familiar face. These webinars feature instructors who regularly teach live classroom courses in SC as well. [+]
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: 

SCDOI Bulletin 2017-04: Recent legislative changes to liquor liability

As explained in our recent legislative session recap, all establishments that serve alcoholic beverages for onsite consumption must now carry a minimum of $1 million in liability insurance and insurors are required to notify the SCDOR if coverage lapses or is terminated. View SCDOI Bulletin 2017-04 explaining the specific changes as they apply.[+]
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.[+]
BRANDING: 

Looking for Big "I" logos or Freedom Campaign materials?

Find logo files and customizable Freedom Campaign materials at the new Trusted Choice Agents Resource Center. IIABSC website member login required. [+]

Big “I” Announces Leadership Changes

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, July 13, 2017–The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) announces that Charles E. Symington Jr. will now serve as the association’s senior vice president for external, industry and government affairs. [+]

Trusted Choice® Announces New Executive Director

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, July 12, 2017–Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”), has promoted Kevin Brandt as its next executive director. [+]

InVEST Awards 76 Academic Student Scholarships

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, July 11, 2017– InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, has awarded $75,500 in scholarships to 76 students pursuing insurance-related degrees. The program is a key incentive in attracting new talent to the insurance industry. [+]
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