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Deadline Nears for PIA National Award Nominations

(7/19/2005) Nominations are being accepted through July 28, 2005 for PIA National's 2005 Company Award of Excellence and Company Representative of the Year Award. Both awar... full story

PIA Adds Communications Staffer - PIA Nombra Personal de Communications

(7/12/2005) Luis Torres has joined the staff of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) as a communications assistant in the public relations depart... full story

GE AWS Offers Agent Training on Selling Vehicle Service Contracts to Dealers

(7/06/2005) GE Auto Warranty Services conducts at least four Agent Certification Courses each year at its headquarters in Denver, CO to provide valuable information which h... full story

PIA Sponsors "Take Back Personal Lines" Campaign

(7/06/2005) PIA has announced its sponsorship of a special program to help members take back market share from direct writers. In cooperation with Agency Revenue Tools,... full story

PIA of Florida Sponsors Courses at Latin American Agents Convention

(7/06/2005) PIA of Florida will sponsor two courses on July 7 during the annual convention of the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies in Miami. "Lessons... full story

Improve Your Agency's Results Using PIA's Online Training Courses

(7/01/2005) In January 2005 Best's Review stated "In 2005, insurance organizations will face a number of challenges to grow the business, contain costs and mitigate risk.".... full story

Fighting the Good Fight for PIA Members

(7/01/2005) "You may have noticed that lately, some people have been taking a lot of shots at professional insurance agents," said PIA of Tennessee outgoing President... full story

PIA National Adopts New Strategic Long Range Plan

(7/01/2005) On April 10, the PIA National Board of Directors unanimously adopted PIA National's new Strategic Long Range Plan (SLRP), a main priority of PIA National... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Award Nominations

(6/29/2005) PIA National has issued a call for nominations for two prestigious national awards. Nominations are being accepted through Thursday, July 28, 2005 for the assoc... full story

Visit PIA National's New Streaming Media Center

(6/22/2005) If a picture's worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? Take a look at the newest addition to PIA National's website,... full story

PIA of New Jersey, NJYIP Raise $141,580 in Fun Run for Special Olympics

(6/15/2005) Surpassing its goal by nearly 50 percent, the New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals presented Special Olympics New Jersey with a check for $141,580 as part..... full story

Promotional Flyers/PDF Available to Affiliates for Hartford Flood Program

(6/15/2005) Full color flyers and a PDF are available for PIA affiliates who would like to promote PIA's new flood program to their members. The Hartford... full story

MBNA CD Ads Available for Affiliate Publications

(6/07/2005) With uncertainty in the stock market and rising rates for Certificates of Deposit, there has never been a better time to invest in a CD.... full story

PIA Agents Umbrella Now Has New Lower Underlying Minimums

(6/01/2005) If you are an agent in any of the states where the PIA Agents Umbrella Program through Penn National is offered, we are pleased to... full story

New Study: High Medical Bills Leave Millions of Americans Bankrupt

(5/27/2005) A recent Harvard study found that about half of all Americans filing for bankruptcy do so because of the high medical expenses associated with... full story

PIA Members Receive Every 5th PIA Connection Marketplace Ad FREE

(5/17/2005) Every 5th ad free! That's what the 20% discount means to PIA members who place an ad in the "PIA Connection Marketplace." If you are... full story

GE Auto Warranty Services Offers an Alternative Solution to a Reinsurance Program

(5/17/2005) Reinsurance is the business of transferring risk from one insurance company (ceding insurer) to a second insurance company (the re-insurer). Auto dealers like ... full story

PIA of Indiana 59th Annual Convention a Big Success!

(5/17/2005) Agents participating in PIA of Indiana's convention on May 12-13 in Indianapolis said that this year's event was of the best ever, with more quality... full story

20% Discount for PIA Members Advertising in the New PIA Connection Marketplace

(5/10/2005) If you are a PIA member and you have a product or service that you'd like to promote to other PIA members nationwide, you are... full story

PIA President Adams, President-elect Peretti Speak at PIA Affiliate Conventions

(5/10/2005) On May 2, Terry Adams spoke to the annual meeting of PIA of North Dakota in Bismarck. "PIA has assumed a high profile defending... full story