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vol. 2020, ed. 10

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SC LEGISLATIVE REPORT: BI loss payments, NCCI rule change, SCIDSA
Three major issues are featured in our latest SC Legislative Report - proposed legislation to mandate business interruption loss payments in SC, NCCI rule change approval for furloughed employees, and SCDOI's Third Party Service Provider Bulletin.    (+ More...)

 

Some SC PSI insurance license test centers now open
Pre-test wellness/exposure screenings for candidates  

IIABSC has learned from the SC Department of Insurance that PSI insurance licensing test centers in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville/Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach have re-opened with social distancing protocols and wellness screenings of test candidates. Learn more and schedule appointments on their website.    (+ More...)

 

New Trusted Choice® COVID-19 resources available
Including COVID-19 resource webpage to connect to your agency's website

Independent agents value their ability to help others and have a profound impact on their community. Trusted Choice® has put together new coronavirus-related content-to-share resources to help agents maintain social media presence and express their commitment to serve.   (+ More...)

 

RECRUITING NEW TALENT:  Found a summer intern yet?
Students across the country are finding that their summer internships are getting cancelled or modified and are in search of valuable learning opportunities. Connect with them through their university career centers resources.  (+ More...)

 

View ACT Virtual Annual Meeting
Agents Council for Technology session recordings now available

Agents Council for Technology (ACT) was unable to hold their bi-annual in-person meeting in Orlando, Florida as originally planned. Instead they took to the virtual stage and delivered four powerhouse sessions originally slated for the Orlando meeting. Topics include building room for failure, local digital marketing, cybersecurity at home, overview of updated ACT resources. View them now ondemand.   (+ More...)

 

Prevent, Protect, Prosper with Big "I" Professional Liability
Why place your E&O with the Big "I"?  Our risk-management resources keep your agency from making common and preventable mistakes. Our superior coverage and expert claims teams are in your corner in the event of a claim. Some policyholders may qualify for a 10% premium credit by sending agency staff to our designated classroom or webcast seminars in the calendar year.   (+ More...)

 

Coalition cyberliability commissions temporarily increased
In response to the challenges our industry is facing during the coronavirus emergency, Coalition has increased commissions on policies bound March 16 - July 1 by five points. Big "I" Markets is passing this increase directly to agents. Coalition offers agents a quick and easy-to-use quote platform, educational and sales resources, comprehensive coverages, options for standard and non-standard risks, competitive premiums and free cybersecurity tools to help themselves and their clients be less vulnerable to a cyberattack, all through Big I Markets. Schedule a call with  program manager Carla McGee to answer questions or to walk through a quote.  (+ More...)

 

Elevate 2020 Conference goes virtual
We invite you to join us from June 1-2 for a conference on digital marketing

Independent Insurance Agents of South Carolina is supporting Elevate 2020, a virtual event featuring agents, agency owners, carriers and the most indie-friendly insurtechs, all coming together to fuel the future of insurance. Broadcasting June 1-2, get out of the day-to-day and get inspired by leaders in their field — insurance and non-insurance alike.   (+ More...)

 

Please join the SC Trusted Choice GIVE Movement, benefiting Make-A-Wish® SC
Let's come together for ONE WEEK, June 1-8, to unlock matching funds from TOP GIVERS

IIABSC is preparing the start an annual project called the GIVE MOVEMENT in support of Trusted Choice community partner, Make-A-Wish of South Carolina. The GIVE MOVEMENT encourages SC independent agencies, affiliates and partners to come together for one week (June 1-8, 2020) to give back to an incredibly inspirational and worthy cause.  We have the week to reach 500 donations (min. $5 per person) in order to unlock $5,500 in additional contributions from our Top Agency Givers. We hope to raise enough to grant anywhere from 2-5 children's wishes in SC. Minimum gift is $5. DONATE, LIKE, SHARE and learn more on our event page.    (+ More...)

 

Young Agents Scholarship Golf Tournament RESCHEDULED
New date is June 29, sponsorships still available

We have rescheduled the Young Agents Scholarship Golf Tournament to June 29 at the Orangeburg Country Club in Orangeburg, SC. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, please see our event webpage. There are spots remaining for teams and individuals who want to play. Tournament is open to anyone, not just young agents or the insurance industry, and raises money to benefit our young agents program.  (+ More...)

 




In this issue:

SC LEGISLATIVE REPORT: BI loss payments, NCCI rule change, SCIDSA 

Some SC PSI insurance license test centers now open 

New Trusted Choice® COVID-19 resources available

RECRUITING NEW TALENT: Have you found a summer intern yet?

View ACT Virtual Annual Meeting

Prevent, Protect, Prosper with Big "I" Professional Liability

Coalition cyberliability commissions temporarily increased 5 points

Elevate 2020 Conference on digital marketing goes virtual, June 1-2 

Please join the SC Trusted Choice GIVE Movement, June 1-8

Sponsorships available for Young Agents Scholarship Golf Tournament June 29