Author Archives: Matt Smith, Communications

Get Started in Commercial Lines with the Producer Development Program

Jul. 10 – 14, Jul. 31 – Aug. 4, Aug. 14 – 17 | San Marcos|30 CE Credits | Cost Understanding the language in commercial insurance policies is important, but understanding how to apply that knowledge is essential. For nearly 20 years, IIAT’s Producer … Continue reading

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Insurance Council of Texas Honors 31 Students with Spring Scholarships

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation recently awarded a total of $34,500 in academic scholarships to 31 students at five Texas universities.  The students attend the University of Houston Main campus, the University of Houston Downtown the University … Continue reading

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National Flood Insurance Program Changes Video Series – Online Now

The National Flood Insurance Program continues to undergo change. Some of the change is aimed at providing a better customer experience for policyholders while other changes continue the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the Homeowner Flood … Continue reading

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#ProjectAttract at IIAT’s Annual Conference Explores Ways to Attract New Talent to Insurance

It’s no secret that most college students simply aren’t aware of insurance careers. Only 2% of millennials consider themselves “very familiar” with the insurance industry—and fewer than 10% say they’re interested in joining the profession, according to research from the … Continue reading

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Big “I” Best Practices Webinar Series Kicks Off This Month

Join the Big “I” and Reagan Consulting throughout 2017 for this year’s free Best Practices for Agency Operations webinar series. Each session will provide bits of information on important topics for agencies that are developing a Best Practices agency culture. … Continue reading

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Angela Ford Named IIAT’s Continuous Improvement Director

IIAT is pleased to announce that Angela Ford has joined IIAT as the director of continuous improvement. Angela’s comprehensive experience with insurance business processes and automation systems will help IIAT and its members create efficiencies and grow. Angela has more … Continue reading

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Sen. Cornyn to Speak at IIAT’s Annual Conference – REGISTER NOW!

IIAT is excited to announce that U.S. Senator John Cornyn will be the featured speaker at the annual business meeting luncheon on Saturday, June 17, during IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show in Fort Worth, June 15-17. Don’t miss your … Continue reading

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Award Nominations Due May 1: 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 2017 Drex Foreman Award. Candidates for the award must be (or have been) an owner, partner, manager, employee or associate of a member agency. Send nominations to Bill … Continue reading

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InVEST Now Accepting Scholarship Applications – Deadline April 21

High-school InVEST students planning to study insurance and risk management can apply for InVEST scholarship funds. The InVEST scholarship program is open to any student who has taken at least some portion of the InVEST program at registered schools. Teachers are eligible for … Continue reading

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Use this New Video to Promote RLI Personal Umbrella

RLI, the Big “I”-endorsed umbrella provider, has created a new video to educate consumers about the benefits of a personal umbrella liability policy. It explains an umbrella in simple terms, then provides examples of umbrella claims that any consumer can relate to. … Continue reading

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