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PIA's Online Skills Courses - A Competitive Edge for Your Agency

(9/20/2005) In depth research by the U.S. Department of Labor shows that 70% of all workplace learning occurs through informal learning processes driven by workers finding.... full story

Florida Agent Helps His Fellow Agents in Mississippi

(9/20/2005) As Hurricane Katrina struck, PIA of Florida board member Ed Langston did what much of the country did: watched the horror of the hurricane's destruction... full story

PIA's Patricia Borowski Receives Inaugural PIA Protect and Defend Leadership Award

(9/14/2005) PIA National Senior Vice President Patricia A. Borowski, CPIW, CAE, was named the first recipient of the PIA Protect and Defend Leadership Award. The... full story

PIA Featured in Two Articles in September Rough Notes Magazine

(9/14/2005) Weathering the Privacy Legislation Blizzard, by Nancy Doucette, provides a detailed report on the effort by the PIA Insurance Technology Coalition (PIA-ITC) to ... full story

Twenty-two PIA Affiliates Honored for Membership Growth

(9/14/2005) A total of 22 PIA state affiliates were honored for membership growth during an awards ceremony held September 10 in Portland, Oregon. In addition, three... full story

PIANY mourns passing of incoming president-elect Peter Demetriou

(9/13/2005) GLENMONT, N.Y., September 13, 2005 - Peter T. Demetriou of Hempstead, N.Y., first vice president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc.... full story

PIA National Board & Committee Meetings to be Held as Scheduled in Oregon

(9/06/2005) The PIA National Board of Directors meeting and related committee, PIA-CCEO and PIAPAC meetings will be held as scheduled this week in Portland, Oregon. The... full story

PIA Oregon/Idaho to Conduct CIC and CISR Programs in Idaho

(9/06/2005) The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research and the Professional Insurance Agents of Oregon/Idaho have announced that the PIA of Oregon/Idaho will ... full story

Better Business Travel from Expedia Business Advantage

(9/06/2005) PIA's newest Member Benefits Partner, Expedia Business Advantage, invites you join this new service at no cost to PIA members. Enjoy all the air, hotel... full story

Raising Up the Next Generation of PIA Members

(9/01/2005) Throughout my involvement in business, politics and PIA, one thing I have noticed is that there are few issues upon which almost everybody can... full story

Take Back Personal Lines with Agency Revenue Tools

(9/01/2005) A small three person agency located in Central Florida increased their personal lines book by $800,000 in 12 months. Another in Northern Florida with... full story

Never Be Afraid to Give 'em Hell

(9/01/2005) When he was running for president, Harry S. Truman was on a whistle-stop tour across the country. At one stop, somebody yelled to him,... full story

Promote Your Services Nationwide for Only $70!

(8/23/2005) Starting with the October 2005 edition of PIA Connection, you can secure one of a limited number of spaces in the PIA Connection Marketplace.... full story

Brevik Comments on Online Education in Insurance & Technology Magazine

(8/16/2005) PIA Executive Vice President & CEO Len Brevik joined officials of carriers such as MetLife and John Hancock and major technology firms in commenting on... full story

Borowski Comments on Claims Filing in Consumer Reports Magazine

(8/16/2005) Seven months after PIA publicly admonished Consumer Reports magazine for advising their readers that consumers could avoid "the bid rigging problem" by purchasi... full story

Now It's Easier for Small & Mid-size Agencies to Broaden Coverage While Saving Money

(8/12/2005) If you are an agent in any of the states where the PIA Agents Umbrella Program through Penn National Insurance is offered, we are pleased... full story

PIA of Tennessee EVP Jim Maden Named Association Executive of the Year

(8/02/2005) Jim Maden, executive vice president of PIA of Tennessee, has been named the Association Executive of the Year by the Tennessee Society of Association Executives... full story

PIA's Online CE Courses - Convenience, Flexibility and Value

(8/01/2005) Everyone knows time is money, and you can save both time and money by using PIA's online CE courses. The largest number of state... full story

New Money Maker in the PIA Main Street Store

(7/26/2005) The PIA Main Street Store just got an upgrade with the addition of Agency Revenue Tools, PIA National's hot, new revenue generating tool and the... full story

PIA Insurance Technology Coalition Examines the Data Security/Identity Theft Issue on Capitol Hill

(7/20/2005) WASHINGTON, July 20, 2005 - Participants attending a special meeting of the PIA Insurance Technology Coalition (ITC) on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. July 19.... full story