With your membership to the IIAW, you receive access to all IIABA Resources. You may have to sign-in to the IIABA website in order to access the resource. Below you will find useful tools, forms and resources to help your agency with its operations, planning and more.
Find everything you need on the IIABA, National Big "I"'s website. From the IA Magazine, Big "I" Markets, and new services to different events, education and webinars, the IIABA has the resource you are looking for.
Utilize the partnerships the Big "I" has created and save money on different tools such as Docusign, Caliper, UPS, Rough Notes, Web.com and more. The Big "I" has everything you need when it comes to additional resources to run a smooth business. Explore the resources and take advantage of member benefits from the Big "I".
Our program is underwritten by The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, a multi-line insurance group with many years of experience in the business and administered by a dedicated service team just for Big I Members.
For more than a century, the Big "I" has been the leader in providing members the tools, knowledge and brand identity needed to effectively serve clients and build a successful agency. Visit Company Partners to see new Investment Opportunities, read the Big "I" Insider and view a list of current partners.
Discover the opportunities and benefits of embracing diversity and encouraging change necessary for the independent agency system to thrive. When you lean on our research, education and resources you will create an organizational culture that will better serve diverse markets.
Insureds often believe their existing homeowners or apartment-dwellers policy will cover any loss or damage to their business equipment, furniture and supplies in the event of fire, theft or other catastrophe, when in fact, those policies usually explicitly exclude coverage for any business exposures on their premises.
When you partner with InVEST, you are helping to develop the next generation of insurance recruits as well as insurance consumers. InVEST provides numerous resources at no cost to teach insurance and career fundamentals in high schools and community colleges across the nation.
Stay ahead with the full suite of Trusted Choice Resources. Exclusively for Big "I" Members, Trusted Choice is the top brand for independent agents. Between co-branding ads, providing content to share, free training, and a completely free digital review of your website and social media Trusted Choice can boost your agency marketing.
The Big "I" Young Agents provide education, networking and community for young insurance professionals and newer agency owners. We support young agent programs in 48 states and nationally, we host the Young Agents Leadership Institute, providing sales and leadership training.
When you're looking for technology solutions for your agency, turn to the Big "I" Agents Council for Technology. The industry's leading technology experts provide blueprints on disaster planning, cybersecurity, customer experience, and other emerging trends to help your agency.
To take your agency's performance to the next level, it takes more than luck--you need a strategy. Lean on research from the industry's top performing agencies for strategies to improve the quality and capabilities of your employees so they can do the best job for your clients. See where your agency stacks-up and tap into our studies, education and resources to set the course for success.
Together, Big "I" Flood and Selective's relationship helps deliver members an unparalleled flood program. Together, we offer agents several layers of support to meet any and all flood insurance needs. Get to know the Big "I" and Selective staff and get your flood questions answered. With personalized support, competitive commissions, and an easy-to-use quoting platform, it is an easy decision to start writing your flood business through the Big "I" Flood-Selective partnership today.
Finding the right producer or CSR for your team can be a challenge. In fact, more than 44% of independent agency owners cite finding new, qualified employees as their biggest hurdle in 2018. Created by the IIABA, Big "I" Hires is a one-stop resource designed to help indpendent agents recruit and retain qualified talent. Recruit new hires by having Big "I" Hires post to multiple job boards and sites while automatically assessing candidates.
Life can change in an instant. A personal umbrella insurance policy helps protect your clients against the unexpected events that can wreak havoc on their family, finances, and their future. What is Personal Umbrella Insurance? Personal umbrella protection is a low-cost insurance policy that picks up where the liability coverage included in a personal auto and homeowners policies leaves off.
The Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund is available to assist members and their staff in the event of unrecoverable losses caused by a hurricane or other natural disaster. If a loss occurs that meets the fund's guidelines, please submit a grant application today.
Eagle Agency provides members with direct access to preferred personal lines and/or commercial lines in 49 states and the District of Columbia (not available in HI) with minimal volume commitment. The program strives to fit the member's personal lines needs by incubating until the member qualifies for a direct appointment.
Each spring independent agents meet with legislators on issues important to their business and clients. Learn more about the efforts the Big "I" makes in Washington D.C. with the independent agents' best-interest in mind.
Your federal political action committee (InsurPac) plays a key role in the Big Is legislative success. InsurPac raises money to contribute to candidates running for federal office, while increasing agent visibility on Capitol Hill and empowering members to participate in the political process.
Find help with agency-company contract reviews, FAQs and review previous cases affecting the insurance industry. Learn about the Affordable Care Act, data breach notification laws, do not call and eSign.
Previously called the Big "I" Virtual Risk Consultant, Rough Notes Advantage Plus will continue to bring value to your agency with its powerful online client service resource tool that no Big I member should be without. Rough Notes has useful information for all positions in the agency from the agency principal to the CSR and will increase the professionalism of the agency, leading to increased sales.
The Virtual University is a smarter way to research and find answers to tough insurance questions. Our experts explore and explain real issues and policy coverage questions in four areas: commercial lines, personal lines, life/health and agency management. Users can also dive into talent recruitment, tips for starting an agency, checklists, state specific charts and much more.