Associate Member Category Descriptions:
Life Health and Benefits($750.00)—
Florida independent agencies or companies that do no P&C business who would
like to affiliate with those who do.
Insurance Company ($2000.00)—
Any P&C insurance company or similar risk-bearing entity seeking affiliation
with independent agents.
Other Insurance Industry Affiliate ($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.
Insurance Wholesaler ($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.
Insurance Agency In-Eligible for Regular Membership ($750.00)
— Insurance agencies not eligible for membership under Article III
of the FAIA Constitution other than exclusive
direct writing agencies.
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