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Big "I" Names New Director of Federal Government Affairs

Joseph Cortina has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs. He joins the association’s bipartisan lobbying team primarily as a liaison to Democrat congressional offices.[+]

Community Mutual Joins Trusted Choice®

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 20, 2018–Community Mutual Insurance Company is the newest member of the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. Community Mutual, based in New York, joins 61 other leading companies nationwide as a Trusted Choice® company partner.[+]

2018 Fall Leadership Conference

Save the dates August 22 - 26 for the 2018 Fall Leadership Conference in Springfield Massachusetts.[+]

Michigan Agent Earns 2018 Dan Fulwider Award for Nonprofit Work

During this morning's 2018 Big “I" Legislative Conference general session breakfast, Vaughn Graham, Big “I" chairman, presented the 2018 Dan Fulwider Award for Community Involvement to Phaelesha Kyes, an agent at Alliance Financial & Insurance in Lowell, Michigan.[+]
This seminar will cover many aspects of workers’ compensation, including loss projections, work comp risk evaluation and design, as well as provide a better understanding of the considerable overlap and conflict between varying state and federal jurisdictional remedies and how to navigate through the extraterritorial maze for the best possible coverage and claims result. In addition, it will address one of the most common questions an insurance agent gets from employers: whether or not they should pay (or continue to pay) small medical bills on workers’ compensation claims rather than submitting them to the insurance carriers for payment. [+]
MAIA's summer conference, formerly known as the Joint Leadership and Young Agents Conference, has been rebranded as the Missouri Agents Connection (MAC) Summit. The conference has been redesigned to be beneficial to all agents, including those in management positions, producers and young agents.Captain Richard Phillips will be leading the keynote session, Steering Your Ship Through Rough Waters: Lessons on Leadership. [+]
This institute addresses the unique insurance coverage needs of individuals, families, and family members. You will learn to handle the complexities of state-specific personal lines forms. [+]
After taking this course, you will be able to assist your clients in identifying their exposures and more effectively advise them in the processes of analyzing, obtaining, and modifying their personal automobile policies. [+]
After taking this course, you will be able to assist your clients in identifying their exposures and more effectively advise them in the processes of analyzing, obtaining and modifying their personal automobile policies. [+]
After taking this course, you will be able to assist your clients in identifying their exposures and more effectively advise them in the processes of analyzing, obtaining and modifying their personal automobile policies. [+]
The Ruble graduate seminar is a an advanced course for CIC and CRM designees that covers unique risks and how to insure them. Students will become familiar with terminology that will enable them to speak the language of specialized areas of risk. Each course covers a different topic. No examination. You must have a CIC or CRM designation to enroll. [+]
MAIA offers nearly 20 webinars each month. These are online classes (most are three hours) and they all qualify for CE credits. They are taught by top-notch well respected instructors and the topics vary and include commercial lines, personal lines, ethics and life and health. [+]

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Legislative Tracking
Watch the bills that MAIA is following

Find out what legislative activity is taking place and what bills MAIA is supporting and opposing. Each bill has a link to the sponsor and the bill language. [+]
National Affiliations - IIABA

National Affiliations - IIABA
The Big "I"

IIABA is a national alliance of more than a quarter million business owners and their employees who offer all types of insurance and financial services products. MAIA members have access to multiple products and resources through IIABA. [+]
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