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Industry consolidation: agencies, companies, and, yes, trade associations

July 12, 2018


The pace at which independent agencies throughout the country continue to consolidate is dizzying, with seemingly no end to hungry buyers with piles of cash. Carrier consolidation is picking up steam, too, nudged forward by big data, drones, and AI. Are industry trade associations next?

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FAIA teams up with WCI for agents track

July 11, 2018


FAIA is once again teamping up with the Workers' Compensation Institute for the agents' track at the institute's 2018 Conference. Here’s a brief rundown of the various classes and panels that could significantly increase your workers’ compensation acumen. 

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Yet ANOTHER rental car damaged

July 8, 2018


This past weekend I took my daughter, Leslie, on what I think was our 16th “father/daughter trip” in about the past 18-20 years. We flew into Las Vegas and picked up our rental car. After a few quick turns and a mile or so, we were on I-15 heading north towards Bryce Canyon National Park and then within a mile WHAM!

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Work Comp Risks & Trends That Threaten Agents & Clients Web

8/6/2018
Disruption is occurring in the workers' compensation line across a broad range of topics and disciplines. The medical, legal, and insurance communities are being forced to take on challenges, unlike a...

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Lessons Learned From the 2017 Hurricane Season Webcast

8/6/2018
Actual storm claims—good and bad—from 2017 presented to help you prepare for the 2018 hurricane season. Topics include service interruption time deductibles; windstorm business interruption exclusions...

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PL-General Homeowners Section I Part 1 Webcast

8/6/2018
This two-hour webcast covers the homeowners policy based on the ISO policy. Topics include an overview of the policy, what's covered, additional coverages, limits, and more.

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Work Comp Programs: Identifying and Addressing Risks Part 1

8/7/2018
One of the most common misunderstandings pertaining to workers' compensation insurance is that "work comp is work comp," and "the only thing that matters is price." Nothing could be further from the ...

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Work Comp Programs: Identifying and Addressing Risks Part 2

8/7/2018
In Part 2 of the course, Identifying and Addressing Risks, Threats and Waste Arising from Workers' Compensation Programs, we will identify and discuss solutions to additional potentially adverse fina...

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Artificial Intelligence Big Data & Machine Learning..Webcast

8/7/2018
The Agent and the Machine: How Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Machine Learning is Changing the Role of the Insurance Agent

In 2013, McKinsey & Co. predicted that “where agents on...

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Summer Leadership Conference

8/7/2018

Register here to RSVP for the Summer Leadership Conference, scheduled for August 7-10 at The Henderson Resort, Destin. Visit the confe...

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PL-General PAP Part A & B Webcast

8/7/2018
This two-hour webcast covers Part A Liability (who is insured, supplementary payments, exclusions, limits of liability, out of state coverage, and other insurance) and Part B Medical (who is an insure...

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The Guy in the Bar Is Back Webcast

8/7/2018
The “guy in the bar” is back. You know, the one who thinks he knows everything about everything, including insurance. Join David Thompson as he lets the guy talk, then explains whether the guy is righ...

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AO-AIAM 310: Negotiating Conflict Webinar

8/7/2018
Developing negotiation skills is vital to the success of contemporary property and casualty insurance agencies. In this three-hour webinar, students will learn how best to negotiate with clients and c...

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When Words Collide..Resolving Ins. Coverage & Claims Webcast

8/8/2018
Formal insurance training often focuses on “here's what's covered” and “here's what's not covered.” In the real world, practitioners quickly learn there are sometimes no clear-cut answers to coverage ...

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Agency Leadership Is Everyone's Job AIAM Webcast

8/8/2018
The bottom line for all agencies is to have loyal customers. That is what we strive for in this business. Making those clients loyal takes leadership from every level, from managers to entry-level sta...

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Personal Lines Myths - Part 1 Webcast

8/8/2018
IIn a fast-paced setting, this class looks at some of the myths about personal lines issues. A sample of the subjects includes: kid’s cars, agreed value vs. stated amount, Uber, UM stacking on one car...

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PAIA 2018 CE & Soccer

8/8/2018
Save the date! Join the Pinellas Association of Insurance Agents for a night of CE and soccer on Wednesday, August 8....

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Lessons Learned From the 2017 Hurricane Season Webcast

8/9/2018
Actual storm claims—good and bad—from 2017 presented to help you prepare for the 2018 hurricane season. Topics include service interruption time deductibles; windstorm business interruption exclusions...

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PL-Property & Liability Concepts Webcast

8/9/2018
Every great saga has a beginning, and insurance is no exception. There is no better place to start our Complete Coverage Series than with property and liability concepts. This two-hour webcast will co...

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GL-Tricks & Traps of the Dream Team Webcast

8/9/2018
The self-proclaimed "FAIA Dream Team" is back by popular request. Join David Thompson and Jay Williams as they navigate the world of insurance coverages, from personal lines to commercial lines, flood...

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Umbrella/Excess: A Blanket of Protection? Webcast

8/9/2018
Is it an umbrella or something else? What does it really cover? How do I compare one form with another? If agents are not already asking themselves these questions, they should be. This class will dis...

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