Associate Member Category Descriptions:
INSURER ASSOCIATE ($2000.00)—
Any P&C insurance company or similar risk-bearing entity seeking affiliation
with independent agents.
LIFE, A&H ASSOCIATE($750.00)—
Florida independent agencies or companies that do no P&C business who would
like to affiliate with those who do.
INSURANCE WHOLESALERS ($750.00) —
Entities who derive a majority of their revenues from non-retail insurance sales
and none from Florida retail
insurance sales (if so this entity should join as a regular member). Examples are
E&S agencies, Managing General Agents, Reinsurance
Intermediaries, and the like.
ASSOCIATE MEMBER AGENTS ($750.00) —
Insurance agencies not eligible for membership under Article III of the FAIA Constitution
other than exclusive
direct writing agencies.
INDUSTRY ASSOCIATE ($750.00) —
Entities having affinity relationships with the insurance industry or with insurance
agents—i.e., premium finance
companies, automation vendors, adjusting firms, law firms, industry consultants,
publishers and third party administrators.
MULTIPLE OFFICE LOCATIONS ($150.00)—
Dues are $150 for each additional office location. Please attach separate sheet
with location name and address.
Entities not falling into one of the above categories are either not eligible to
join FAIA, or must join as full, voting members under Article
III, Section I of the FAIA Constitution as follows:
…firms or corporations: which are actively, though not exclusively, engaged
in the business of property and casualty insurance;
which have within their organization one or more agents, in possession of a valid
license; who represent a duly licensed property
and casualty company or companies that recognize a member’s ownership of expirations;
who are independent agents who
operate as independent contractors of property and casualty insurance companies;
who are of good business reputation and
who have had experience and training, or are otherwise qualified