Subject: Industry Trends

Get to know new IMS commercial lines partner Attune

 January 14, 2019     FAIA Newsroom


FAIA will host a two-hour, special edition of Friday Morning Live! on February 8 to launch Attune, a new commercial lines market available to member agents through Independent Market Solutions.

Lightning Learning for January: Cyber issues

 January 08, 2019     FAIA Newsroom


IIABA's January Lightning Learning series features three 20-minute sessions dedicated to Cyber Issues and independent agencies. Sessions are offered January 15, 24, and 29, 11:30–11:50 a.m. EDT. The cost is $9.99 for all three …

Bring new marketing ideas to life at Elevate '19

 January 07, 2019     FAIA Newsroom


It’s a new year. If you’re ready to elevate your selling and agency growth potential, it’s time to consider attending the Elevate ’19 unconference, being held in New Orleans on March 24–26.

Friday Morning Live: How agents can avoid the hidden dangers of AOB

 January 01, 2019     FAIA Newsroom


Loss ratios, agency terminations, liability exposure, customer retention…it’s all on the line for agents who don’t know what’s going on with Florida's assignment of benefits (AOB) crisis. So, to kick off 2019 …

The Hill newspaper names Big 'I' leaders among top DC lobbyists

 December 18, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


The Hill, a leading political newspaper, has named Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I” president & CEO, and Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external, industry, and government affairs, among the top trade association lobbyists in Washington, D.C.

New study: Assignment of benefits fraud costing consumers billions

 December 12, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


A new study released by the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) confirms what the Florida Chamber of Commerce and its partners, including FAIA, have been reporting—Florida’s assignment of benefits (AOB) crisis is costing...

Have your say on carrier relationships

 October 04, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


The second annual Independent Agent Satisfaction Survey is underway—and your help is needed to ensure robust results. The study, conducted by J.D. Power and the Big “I”, has emerged as the go-to source for top carriers seeking to improve their performance with independent agents.

Next Friday Morning Live: FAQ on the StormPeace commercial product

 September 04, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


Assured Rick Cover CEO Alok Jha and former Insurance commissioner Kevin McCarty join FAIA's Dave Newell on Friday Morning Live for a StormPeace Q&A. Here's your chance to learn just what parametric insurance is and how it can help your commercial (and personal lines) clients.

Free webinar offers tax-reform insights

 September 04, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


Big “I” will host two free webinars to provide Big “I” members with information on how implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect their businesses: Thursday, September 13 and Wednesday, October 3.

Tips for hiring and managing 'twenty-somethings'

 August 02, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


Integrating younger people into the labor force can be challenging. But armed with insight and understanding—plus the right attitude—it doesn’t have to be difficult at all. Learn how to get past the negative connotations and successfully hire and manage twenty-something employees.