Author Archives: Matt Smith, Communications

Big “I” Offers New Training Series for Startup Agencies and New Agency Owners

Over the past few years, the Big “I” Diversity Task Force has met with agency owners from across the country to learn about the challenges they face within their businesses. One of the main obstacles they voiced was their inability … Continue reading

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Rick Dudney to Serve as IIAT Chair

New board members and officers were introduced during IIAT’s annual business meeting in Fort Worth on June 17. Rick Dudney, CIC, LRM, CRM, of TCOR Management in New Braunfels, was elected as IIAT chair for 2017-2018. Jeff Brady of Brady, Chapman, … Continue reading

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Award Winners Honored at Annual Conference

U.S. Senator John Cornyn Receives IIAT Independent Leadership Award IIAT’s Governmental Affairs Director Lee Loftis presented Sen. John Cornyn with the IIAT Independent Leadership Award at the Annual Celebration & Business Luncheon on Saturday, June 17, during IIAT’s 120th Annual … Continue reading

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Thanks to 2017 Annual Conference Underwriters and Sponsors

IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show was a success due in part to the generous contributions of numerous conference underwriters and industry sponsors. Be sure to thank representatives from our sponsoring companies the next time you see them. Each … Continue reading

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View Pictures from IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show

View photos from IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show.  

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See You in Fort Worth! A Plethora of Prizes and Sen. Cornyn Closes Out the Conference on Saturday

We’re packing up and heading to Fort Worth tomorrow for IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show which kicks off Thursday at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Here are a couple of things you might want to take note of for the conference: … Continue reading

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Free MarshBerry Webcast: Creating an Agency Sales Culture

Register to view a free webcast hosted by MarshBerry and IIAT on Tues., June. 27 (10-10:30 a.m.). Predictable, profitable, organic growth requires focus on the “three T’s” critical to driving changes within your organization’s culture. During the webcast, MarshBerry VP Nick … Continue reading

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Sen. Cornyn and Texas Legislators Join IIAT at Annual Conference

There’s still time to register for IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show in Fort Worth, June 15-17. Lately, it’s been hard to keep up with all the news coming from both the Texas and the nation’s capitol. Luckily, several legislators will … Continue reading

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Mid-America Insurance Conference Accepting Agenda Item Suggestions

The Mid-America Insurance Conference has been serving the American Agency System as a forum for discussion on topics such as property-casualty coverages, rules, forms and other technical aspects of the insurance industry since 1934. Each year, local independent agents from member … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Go…Lend a Helping Hand at the ELITExas Olympics Community Service Project

IIAT’s Annual Conference & Trade Show is proud to host the ELITExas Olympics – A Community Service Project benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Don’t miss a morning of fun games and races at this special community service project hosted by … Continue reading

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