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ICT: Hot Dry Summer Sets Stage for Potentially Dangerous Wildfire Season

According to the Insurance Council of Texas, an early start of scorching temperatures and a lack of rainfall is placing much of Texas under high wildfire conditions. The Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS) has identified many areas of Texas, including … Continue reading

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Updated Company Appointment Guide Now Available

IIAT staff recently surveyed IIAT member insurance companies in Texas to update their agency appointment strategies, resulting in the updated edition of IIAT’s Company Appointment Guide. Find out which companies are considering additional agency representation in various parts of the state.

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Tropical Weather System Floods South Texas

Last week the entire Texas coastline has been drenched with heavy rains resulting in flooding in many areas with several Texas cities reporting rainfall totals in excess of 12 inches. According to a release issued by the Insurance Council of … Continue reading

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Time to Remind Clients About Flood Insurance

Last year, insurance agents and property owners impacted by Hurricane Harvey learned about floods and flood insurance the hard way. Will it be your community’s turn this year? It’s a good time to remind your customers about flood insurance. View … Continue reading

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Alberto is Ominous Start to Hurricane Season

Early predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are that the 2018 hurricane season will be an active one with 10 to 16 named storms, and five to nine hurricanes. IIAT wants to remind all Texas coastal residents … Continue reading

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Mid-America Insurance Conference Accepting Agenda Item Suggestions

The Mid-America Insurance Conference (MAIC) 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 within the insurance industry since 1934. Each year, local independent agents from … Continue reading

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2018 Future One Agency Universe Study Closes Soon

The March 8 edition of the Big “I” News & Views invited all Big “I” members to participate in the 2018 Future One Agency Universe Study. The study will only be open for only a few more days—don’t miss this opportunity to … Continue reading

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Calling All Innovators: Win Big with the ePayPolicy InsurTech Award!

We have some exciting news to share! ePayPolicy, IIAT’s electronic payment processor of choice, recently announced they will officially be accepting applications for the ePayPolicy InsurTech Award. The Award aims to recognize the insurance agency that has best-leveraged technology in order to … Continue reading

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Licensing Changes

The expiration date for your license has changed to the last day of your birth month. You can see the new date online. To look up a license on the TDI website, go to  This change does not affect … Continue reading

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How Are We Doing at IIAT?

We want to know about your membership experience and how we can best serve you! By completing our Membership Survey, you can let us know about your membership journey and where IIAT can make improvements to better help you and … Continue reading

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