This year we are kicking it up a notch and adding a southern cajun twist. Join the KAIA Young Agent Committee for a “Let the Good Times Boil” theme, including a shrimp and crawfish boil on the evening of Wednesday, January 25th. Over 500 Kansas agents, brokers and company representatives attend KAIA’s Rural & Small Agents Conference. [+]
At this one-day classroom course, you will discover what makes superior customer service representatives effective—and what keeps their customers loyal. Participants repeatedly tell us how this one-day course transformed their lives when back on the job. The success of Dynamics of Service is a direct result of an energetic and knowledgeable faculty. These instructors have lived and practiced what they teach; they know what works in the “real world.” [+]
 
Top 8 Agent Issues of 2016

IA editors and Big “I” leaders round up the year’s biggest stories for the independent agency system.

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Big “I” Member Quincy Branch Appointed to FACI
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 11, 2017 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today congratulates Quincy L. Branch, president & CEO of Branch Benefits Consultants in Las Vegas, on his appointment to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI). FACI is a committee composed of various state government officials, insurance professionals and consumer advocates that advises the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). [+]
Big “I” Applauds Senate and House Introduction of Legislation to Repeal ACA’s Excise Tax
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 10, 2017—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today expresses its support for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives legislation which would repeal the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) 40% excise tax or “Cadillac tax.” Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) and Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) are the lead sponsors of S. 58 in the Senate while Reps. Mike Kelly (R-Pennsylvania) and Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) are the lead House sponsors of H.R. 173. [+]
Merchants Insurance Group Joins Agents Council for Technology
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Jan. 5, 2017—Merchants Insurance Group is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT).[+]
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