Watch recent Virtual Recovery Summit FREE ondemand
Held May 21, presented by partnership of four Big I state associations
Innovation. Growth. Not typically two words that your agency is thinking about these days in the midst of a global pandemic. The virtual summit was created to provide your agency with strategies to map out a successful road to recovery, covering a variety of topics including reasons to be optimistic, adjusting your agency's marketing and retention efforts and staffing issues to consider during this unprecedented time. Nationally-recognized speakers offer key takeaways that will help your agency overcome current challenges and excel in the future. Watch ondemand for free. (+ More...)
See also: Agents Council for Technology's Disaster Planning Toolkit
Get Back to Class!
IIABSC resumes in-person classroom CE courses
IIABSC begun to offer live in-person CE courses again – but on a VERY limited basis. Due to regulations as a result of COVID-19, the number of in-person seminars as well as the number of attendees allowed in each seminar have been reduced. If you want to attend an in-person class, it is advised that you register early. Please know that IIABSC and our hotel partners are taking extra precautions during this time to help assure your safety. Seminars will be conducted as “low touch” as possible. Please go to our Education Calendar on the IIABSC website for a full listing of our courses. (+ More...)
See also: Both ABEN and New Level Partners offering SUMMER DISCOUNTS for online classes!
- Treasury and SBA announce favorable interpretation of PPP Flexibility Act (IA MAGAZINE website, June 11, 2020)
- ISO assigns CAT number to riots (IA MAGAZINE website, June 8, 2020)
- Senate passes Big I supported PPP fixes (IA MAGAZINE website, June 4, 2020)
- Big I announces support for Business Continuity Protection Program (IA MAGAZINE website, May 21, 2020)
- Jon Jensen, State of the Association: The Big I at its best in times of need (IA MAGAZINE website, May 15, 2020)
Agency E&O website review for premium credit
Now discounted for agency members by The Moberg Group
Since they are not able to be on the road performing traditional E&O audits, The Moberg Group is now offering IIABSC member agencies 20 percent off website review services, now for $600. A website review audit earns your agency an additional five percent premium credit on Swiss Re/Wesport policies for those current with the Risk Management education credit. TMG will search for seemingly harmless content on your website that unintentionally increases your agency's standard of care, resulting in a higher duty than would otherwise be required (which would be detrimental to your defense in an E&O claim). (+ More...)
See also: Review your website from an SEO standpoint using Trusted Choice FREE digital review service
Apply now for ePayPolicy's InsurTech Awards
Every applicant receives personalized feedback, grand prize awarded to highest score
The InsurTech Awards, presented by ePayPolicy, aids agencies that are on a path to adopting technological solutions to improve all aspects of their business. Applicants receive a personalized report outlining specific feedback for each department and tips on tech tools that fit their needs. The agency with the highest technological vision and utilization in the industry wins the grand prize of $7,500 worth of services, products and cash prizes. Apply now find out where you stand in the insurance industry and what you can do to improve with personalized recommendations. (+ More...)
See also: ePayPolicy extends first month free deal using code "iiabscmember"
Insurbanc video on Agency Cash Management Strategy
As we all wait to see what the “new normal” will look like, agencies are anticipating significant constraints on cash and working capital, including potential liquidity challenges. Now more than ever, paying attention to your agency’s cash position while managing receivables and payables is critical for the overall health of your agency. One way to successfully accomplish this is by implementing a strong cash management strategy. Watch this brief video on this to consider in implementing your agency's cash strategy, by Insurbanc, the community bank founded by agents. (+ More...)
See also: View our Insurbanc webpage for other educational videos and articles