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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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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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The Importance of Pre-Call Planning

A recent Texas Agent article on “seeking first to understand” stressed the importance of listening during an opening appointment. This article extends that concept to pre-call planning even before the opening appointment is secured. Good pre-call planning enables you to learn … Continue reading

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Register for FEMA Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents this month for FREE!

Earn CE with this month’s FEMA Flood Insurance Webinars for Agents Presented by the National Flood Insurance Program. The webinars are available for FREE on a first come, first served basis. Key Fundamentals of Flood Insurance for Agents Part One: … Continue reading

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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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Dress Codes in the Workplace

Warmer weather often brings more relaxed dress codes — that’s if your agency hasn’t already adopted a more relaxed dress code year-round. According to a 2016 Employee Benefits Survey by the Society of Human Resource Management, 83% of firms have … Continue reading

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IIAT’s New Insuring Truckers Class Coming to a City Near You this Summer

IIAT’s new Insuring Truckers commercial lines CE class is designed to help agents and support staff understand the trucking risk and create new opportunities for insuring profitable trucking accounts. Insurance for trucking risks can be extremely confusing to insurance agents … Continue reading

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