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IIABSC is planning a live, in-person event with trade show in Greenville for our annual convention this fall. Agenda, room block and other details will be publicized in early summer. Palmetto Partners will have at least one week priority registration for exhibit hall and additional sponsorships. [+]
LIVE instructors & presentations in real time. Class all day with breaks and lunch hour. Q&A sessions. Participate from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. Register using online education calendar. Learn more on webpage page and short video. [+]
LIVE instructors & presentations in real time. Class all day for two consecutive days with breaks and lunch hour. Q&A sessions. Participate from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. Register using online education calendar. [+]
Newly added webcasts to the SC ABEN webcast catalog in winter 2022. Topics include homeowners, ethics and workers comp. [+]
​​​​​ABEN webcasts and the Big "I" Virtual University have partnered together to create a new series of webcasts to start participants at the basics of insurance and then take them beyond to advanced knowledge. These webcasts can be taken in any order or on their own, and there are several series package options. [+]
Five courses have been approved for CE credit in South Carolina, each course has multiple live sessions scheduled this year. Topics include recent homeowners ISO updates, ordinance coverage, trucking/motor truck insurance, certificates of insurance and workers comp common mistakes. Big "I" Virtual University webinars are taught by some of the insurance industry's leading experts. [+]
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. [+]
CONNECT: 

PRINT/DIGITAL ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH NAYLOR ASSOCIATION SOLUTIONS

We have partnered with Naylor Association Solutions to provide traditional advertising opportunities in our NEW IIABSC Membership Directory as well as SC Agent & Broker magazine and website. Our new Membership Directory will be publishing in Spring 2023. Contact Dir. of Communications Anita Trevino with any questions you may have about communications from Naylor.[+]
NEWS: 

FEDNAT INSOLVENCY FAQS

In late September 2022, FedNat agreed to an order of liquidation. The following is our resource page for members. Updates will be posted to this page as we receive them.[+]
THE HILL: 

National Flood Insurance Program funded until Dec. 16, 2022

President Biden is expected to sign a government funding extension bill that includes the National Flood Insurance Program, funding the program until Dec. 16, 2022.[+]
LEGISLATIVE: 

CE EXEMPTION RE-ESTABLISHED in 2022 Legislative Session

As announced in the 2022 Legislative Session Report by IIABSC President Frank Sheppard, the CE Exemption has been re-established for insurance agents with 25 or more years of experience and who are 65 years old or older. An application form has been posted to the SCDOI website. Approval timeline has not yet been established. The 25 years of licensure does not need to be consecutive. In some cases additional documentation may be required.[+]
NEWS: 

Southern Fidelity / Lighthouse / St. Johns / Gulfstream P&C insolvency FAQs

Southern Fidelity is the latest insurance carrier to be declared insolvent and to agree to a liquidation order. So far there is no plan for another company to assume or transfer the remaining Southern Fidelity policies, therefore agents should work as quickly as possible to replace all their current Southern Fidelity policies. Placing policies with new carriers during hurricane season could be a challenge. Agents should also be aware of the $300,000 per claim limit in the SC Guaranty Association. Find the latest information here.[+]
WEBSITE HELP: 

Big I website login not working? Try resetting your password

Sometimes the Big I website logins don't work even after you've verified both username and password have been entered correctly. If that happens, try resetting your password using the "Forgot your password?" link on the sign-in screen. [+]
EDUCATION: 

Changes to CIC & CISR exams in 2022

Beginning January 1, 2022, all exams for those seeking the CIC and CISR designations will be given online in the days following class. These changes include those attending live, in-person classroom programs. View full procedures on our webpage.[+]
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MEMBER BENEFIT: Renew complementary ACORD licensing in new year

Our national association pays full or discounted ACORD licensing fees for members with gross revenue under $50 million. Agencies must renew teir license each year. View FAQs to learn more.[+]

Video Marketing Best Practices Webinar Dec. 7

Join Agency Revolution, a Trusted Choice® preferred partner, as it hosts the webinar, “Video Marketing Best Practices.”[+]

Casting Call: Product Liability, Auto and More

Independent Agent magazine is seeking agents to discuss their experiences for the From the Front Lines series. [+]

Turn to Big ‘I’ Markets for Pet Care Business Coverage

Tailored optional coverages may include pet grooming liability, boarding kennel coverage and more. [+]

Building Personal Resilience

Explore crucial resilience strategies and create a stronger organization with Talogy's latest guide. [+]
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