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Coalition Adds Four Surplus Lines Enhancements

Mulit-factor authentication retention reduction, your obligations as an insured, duty to cooperate and invoice manipulation endorsements will now be added to all surplus lines quotes.[+]

Rigid Bits Joins Agents Council for Technology

Rigid Bits works closely with the independent insurance channel to help businesses and their clients understand and reduce their cybersecurity risks, meet compliance requirements, and respond to cybersecurity events.[+]

Register for the Next ACT Meeting

​Registration is now open for the upcoming Agents Council for Technology Meeting, to take place Oct. 23-24 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel & Resort in Forth Worth, Texas.[+]

The Importance of Mental Toughness

To make your business a success, you must be able to hire and develop mentally tough sales professionals who can be effective when the stakes are high.[+]

 Upcoming Events

Young Agents Trusted Choice Open

2019 Trusted Choice Open hosted by the IIAA Young Agents and Progressive on September 26th at the Country Club of Arkansas! Deck Party will follow the golf tournament. Come join us for a day of golf and networking for a good cause. Contact Valerie Young with questions.([+]

CISR - Agency Operations (incl. Ethics)

CISR Agency Operations (incl.Ethics) Location IIAA classroom A Number of highly relevant agency operations topics have been combined into a one-day course that will really make a difference from day one. This course is applicable for agencies and professionals in all lines of insurance. Topics of this course include: Factors that affect how and agency distributes its products and services; the difference between an agenct and a broker; and the standard of care an agent owes to those they come in contact with. Additional discussion will involve the insurance marketplace and basic insurance licensing requrements, including the importance in dealing with properly licensed, financially stable insurers, and issues involving excess and surplus lines agents/brokers. You'll also learn why you need to understand basic risk management techniques and how to properly communicate with clients and carriers. A portion of the course is devoted to basic financial statement analysis, due to the critical nature of the past financial performance of a business. The Agency Operations course concludes with a discussion of expectations and professional responsibilities within the agency, including the ethical and legal behavior characteristics for agents. Seminar start at 8:00 sharp (check in 7:30-8:00). Lecture ends at 3:30 with 1 hour test for designee candidates at 4:00. Seminar earns 7 hours of state CE credit including one 1 hour of Ethics.[+]

Ethics Day (1:00 pm)

Begins at 1:00pm. This is a 3 hour Ethics course presentation to fulfill your ethics CE requirement. Instructor: Marla Williams[+]
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