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. [+]
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.​​ [+]
CISR Elements of Risk Management Oct. 5 in Hilton Head is cancelled
CISR Elements of Risk Management Oct. 5 in Hilton Head has been cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew. Those registered will be notified of rescheduled date with the option for a full refund.[+]
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 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.[+]
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” Markets Expands Small Commercial Offerings
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Oct. 20, 2016 —Markets Big “I” Markets (BIM), a division of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”), is expanding its small commercial offerings to include additional carriers and coverage areas. [+]
Michigan Agent is IIABA Young Agent of the Year
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Oct. 19, 2016 —The National Young Agents Committee (YAC) of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) presented the Outstanding Young Agent of the Year award to Kelly Hume of the Young Agents Council of the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents (MAIA). Hume is an independent insurance agent at Tawas Bay Insurance Agency in East Tawas, Michigan. [+]
Simply Easier Payments and EchoSage Joins Agents Council for Technology
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Oct. 18, 2016—Simply Easier Payments and EchoSage is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT).[+]