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Nominate a CSR and Young Agent for PIA National’s Awards

(1/18/2017) Make this the year that you nominate an outstanding CSR and a Young Agent for PIA prestigious national awards! full story

Stay Updated With the Latest Hartford Flood Agent E-Newsletter

(1/18/2017) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the following Flood Agent eNewsle... full story

Learning to Thrive In the Age of Disruption

(1/18/2017) Digital technology has now passed the tipping point, and that means agents need to get onboard or be left behind, according to Kitty Ambers, CEO of NetVU... full story

Nominations Now Open for PIA National Awards

(1/04/2017) PIA National is now accepting nominations for its three prestigious national awards that will be presented in April.The 2017 PIA National Professional Agent of ... full story

Agent to Agent: On-boarding New Production Talent: The Interview

(1/04/2017) This article focuses on establishing an effective process to interview and qualify new production talent. Independent agencies suffer greatly from our inability... full story

Are Your Clients Prepared for Floods?

(1/04/2017) Do You Want to Sell More Flood Insurance? Attend this Free Webinar: PIA’s exclusive program with makes it easy to quote flood—and sell more ... full story

PIA’s Gary Blackwell on the Resilience of Agents

(1/04/2017) Despite all the hype about how online sales may “disrupt” the independent agent’s hold on the small commercial market, it just isn’t happening, points o... full story

Upcoming Webinars with The Omnia Group Now Available

(1/04/2017) Building on the success of the fall webinar series for those in management roles, PIA members can now sign up to attend the upcoming sales-oriented webinars pro... full story

Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Income

(1/04/2017) Since 1931, independent insurance agents have discovered the many advantages of joining PIA. Chief among those advantages is access to the products offered by t... full story

Post-Election Prospects for PIA Issues

(12/20/2016) PIA National Vice President of Government Relations Jon Gentile assesses the potential impact... full story

NAIC Task Force Wrestles with Cybersecurity

(12/20/2016) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is continuing to develop its policy positions on cybersecurity... full story

Jeff Smith New CEO of PIA Affiliate in Ohio

(12/20/2016) The PIA affiliate in Ohio, the Ohio Insurance Agents Association, is excited to announce new leadership for 2017. Jeff Smith will transition to CEO effective Ja... full story

PIA Member Exclusive Webinar Series with The Omnia Group

(12/20/2016) Building on the success of the fall webinar series for those in management roles, PIA members can now sign up to attend the upcoming sales-oriented webinars pro... full story

Need a New Flood Insurance Carrier? PIA Suggests The Hartford

(12/20/2016) If you find your agency in need of a new flood insurance program, please consider PIA’s program with The Hartford, now in its eleventh year. The program is av... full story

PIA Election Analysis in National Underwriter

(12/14/2016) How will the insurance industry fare as a result of the 2016 elections?... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Award Nominations

(12/14/2016) PIA National has announced a call for nominations for three prestigious national awards.The 2017 PIA National Professional Agent of the Year Award, Customer Ser... full story

PIA Open Letter to Carriers

(12/13/2016) PIA National is running an “Open Letter to Carriers” in the December issue of the National Underwriter... full story

Find the Right Fit with DocIT for Agents

(12/13/2016) Sure, you can use an MVR. Or, you can discover what many PIA members across America have -- the many advantages of bringing DocIT for Agents to your quoting pro... full story

PIA Reaffirms Support for H.R. 5143

(12/08/2016) PIA has reaffirmed its strong support of the Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 (H.R. 5143),scheduled for action in the House. PIA National worked with... full story

Judge Rejects Request to Stop Fiduciary Rule

(12/08/2016) A federal judge rejected a request to immediately halt implementation of parts of the U.S. Department of Labor’s conflict-of-interest fiduciary rule. Judge Da... full story