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October 02

vol. 2020, ed. 22

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Big I South Carolina online CE Day - Nov. 19
Four VU webinars to be offered in a single day for 25% off

Boost your insurance knowledge and earn up to eight (four classes, two hours each) P&C continuing education credits online in just one day. Big 'I' South Carolina CE Day is being offered by IIABSC in partnership with the Big 'I' Virtual University (VU). Register for as may or as few classes as you like, and save 25% using promo code BIGISCCEDAY. (+ More...)

See also:   ABEN Fall Special - 20% off using code FALL2020

 

Modernize your office with Podium messaging services
Texting, webchat, Google reviews - offering members 15% OFF

IIABSC and Podium have partnered to help insurance agents provide better customer interactions and grow their business. Podium is a multi-product platform that gives businesses and their customers the most convenient experience possible—from reviews to messaging and insights. They are also offering 15% OFF for IIABSC members.  (+ More...)

 

Register for IIABSC Virtual Annual Convention
Nov. 10-12, FREE for all attendees (virtual trade show & 5 hrs. CE offered)

Registration is now open for the IIABSC Virtual Annual Convention, broadcasting online Nov. 10-12 through ABEN, our webcast partners. Produced by Jackson Sumner Studios, our program includes five hours of CE credit from our speakers (Andrew Mellon, Cheryl Koch, SC Ins Dir. Ray Farmer, Richard Lund) as well as agency and carrier panels, legislative updates and post-election analysis with our national association. Thanks to our Palmetto Partner sponsors, registration is FREE for all attendees, and we will also offer a full-day virtual trade show to help you stay connected. Trade show registration opens next week (Nov. 2). View our updated virtual program agenda on our conference webpage, and register now.  (+ More...) 

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Big I has your back regardless of who is at The White House / Capitol Hill
Contribute now to InsurPac and be entered to win - drawing on FB LIVE Nov. 20

Our election season is reaching new heights of contention, but as it comes down to the wire we'd like to remind you that no matter who is in control at the White House or on Capitol Hill, our national association's government affairs team works to build relationships and educate legislators on the issues affecting the insurance industry. Please watch this video by Nathan Riedel, Big "I" vice president of political affairs, explaining why supporting your PAC is so important and how InsurPac protects your business. To encourage our membership to contribute leading up to the election and our IIABSC Virtual Annual Convention, we're holding a Facebook live drawing on Nov. 20. There will be multiple chances to win for those who contribute $100 or more. (+ More...)

 

Insurbanc shares tips on safe video conferencing
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Working adults are adjusting to using video conferencing apps in order to effectively work remotely. While there are many benefits to working this way, it also has left many Americans vulnerable to a cyber-attack. In acknowledgement of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, InsurBanc’s, Carling Willis, discusses ways to avoid phishing schemes, malware traps and online identity theft in order to have a successful video conferencing call.  (+ More...)

 

Is your website doing more harm than good?
From Agency Risk Management Essentials series

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions claims team has put together a series of dos and don'ts for agency websites in response to recent cases where content on the agency's website was unintentionally detrimental to their defense in E&O claims. Use the following guidelines from risk management professionals in creating and reviewing your agency website’s content.  (+ More...)

See also:   Moberg Group's agency E&O review program

 

Is auto insurance enough? What customers should also have on the road
RLI PUP

Most motorists assume if they have “full coverage” on their vehicle, they’re fully covered. Yet roughly one in eight drivers is uninsured or underinsured. An RLI Excess Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) Endorsement ensures coverage for your customer in the event they are injured in an accident caused by the owner or operator of an uninsured or underinsured vehicle. (+ More...)

 

IIABSC Foundation Scholarship 2021 application now available
Contribute to IIABSC Foundation, download scholarship application deadline Dec. 31

IIABSC Foundation's scholarship program exclusively for students whose parents work for IIABSC member agencies is now accepting applications for 2021 awards. Scholarships are $1000 each for one year. Up to six scholarships will be awarded, and winners will be eligible to reapply in future years. Application and full eligibility guidelines are available on our IIABSC Foundation webpage. Please also consider a tax-deductible donation to our Foundation to support the charitable, educational, public safety and scientific endeavors supporting the industry in our state. (+ More...)

 


In this issue:

Big I South Carolina online CE Day - Nov. 19

Modernize your office with Podium messaging services

Registration now open for IIABSC Virtual Annual Convention - Nov. 10-12 through ABEN

Big I has your back regardless of who is in control at the White House and Capitol Hill

Insurbanc shares tips on safe video conferencing for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Is your website doing more harm than good?

Is auto insurance enough? What customers should also have on the road

IIABSC Foundation Scholarship 2021 application now available