Author Archives: Matt Smith, Communications

Build a High Commitment Organization with J. Lee Whittington

Join J. Lee Whittington, Ph.D., for a one-day session that will give you the tools and best practices to create a committed workforce. This workshop is designed to provide a tested and tailored approach to enhancing employee engagement and involves a … Continue reading

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Upgrade Your Sales Performance with Chuck Bauer

If you want to be a more aggressive and productive producer you should hire a sales coach. IIAT has partnered with Chuck Bauer to make investing in a sales coach affordable. Chuck has helped well over 50 C-Level executives, hundreds … Continue reading

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Award Nominations Due April 15: Drex Foreman Award, Young Agent of the Year & CSR of the Year

Drex Foreman Award Nominations are being accepted for IIAT’s highest honor, the 2018 Drex Foreman Award. Candidates for the award must be (or have been) an owner, partner, manager, employee or associate of a member agency. View past Drex winners. … Continue reading

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Participate in the 2018 Future One Agency Universe Study

Beginning March 13, all Big “I” members will be asked to participate in the 2018 Future One Agency Universe study. As the independent agency systems grows and evolves, the study provides critical benchmarks and insights for the Big “I,” our … Continue reading

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2018 Primary Election Update

While the dust settles on many of the hotly contested races in Texas, it will be awhile before we have a clear picture of the political landscape in the state and the U.S. Senate and Congress. The primary elections on Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Make Plans this Summer to Attend IIAT’s Annual Conference – It’ll Be Fun For the Whole Family

This summer, it’s all business (and fun), at IIAT’s Annual Conference and Trade Show, June 13-15, in San Antonio. Bring the whole family along to enjoy a mini-vacation at the beautiful JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort. Featured speakers will include … Continue reading

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Number of Texas Auto Fatalities Increases in 2017

A recent news release issued by the Insurance Council reports on the increase in Texas auto fatalities in 2017. According to information from the Texas Department of Transportation, more than 3,700 people were killed on Texas roadways last year marking … Continue reading

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FOX News Channel anchor will discuss current political landscape at Big “I” Legislative Conference.

FOX News Channel’s Bret Baier be will be a featured speaker at the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference. On Friday, April 20, Big “I” President & CEO Bob Rusbuldt will sit down with FOX News Channel’s Bret Baier during the … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. We have an insured whose house has been foreclosed and the mortgage company has requested policy cancellation and the returned premium. Can they do this? A. Yes, in the event of a foreclosure under a deed of trust, the … Continue reading

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Introducing New Life & Health CE Classes

IIAT is excited to announce two new life and health insurance CE classes: Life Insurance in the U.S., and Health Insurance in the U.S. Life Insurance in the U.S. It’s been said:  “A life worth living is a life worth insuring.” Studies … Continue reading

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