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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 https://txapps.texas.gov/NASApp/tdi/TdiARManager.  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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Cari Senefsky Joins IIAT as E&O Sales Executive

IIAT is pleased to announce that Cari Senefsky has joined the association as E&O Sales Executive. Cari has more than a decade of insurance sales experience and success, with five of those years dedicated to Independent Insurance Agents E&O coverage development … Continue reading

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The Texas Economic Forecast: Perryman Group Projects Continued Expansion

The Perryman Group, an economic and financial analysis firm led by noted economist Dr. M. Ray Perryman, recently released its annual Texas Economic Forecast report. Perryman’s most recent projections indicate that the state economy is set to continue its upward … Continue reading

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MaryPeyton Sumners Joins IIAT as Advantage Coach

IIAT is pleased to announce that MaryPeyton Sumners has joined the association as IIAT Advantage Coach. In this newly developed role, MaryPeyton will be working directly with members to make sure IIAT is offering the quality products and services members … Continue reading

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Automation is Coming… Is Your Agency Ready?

Love it or hate it, automation is the name of the game — and it’s here to stay. Proponents of automation argue that it reduces human error, cuts down on new-hire spending, and evokes greater efficiency and productivity within organizations. … Continue reading

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TDI Licensing Update

IIAT recently met with TDI to discuss a number of topics including the licensing process. The good news is that the Department has recovered from the flood of applications and backlog resulting from Hurricane Harvey. TDI has stabilized processing times … 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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