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for the week of Jan 1

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Register for the 2017 Big ‘I’ Legislative Conference
This premier event, to take place May 3-5 in Washington, D.C., gives independent agents the opportunity to speak to their federal legislators with a unified voice.
InVEST® Students: Apply for a Scholarship
Current and former InVEST® students can earn funds for advancing their insurance education in college and beyond.
What Are Large Commercial Surety Bonds?
Big "I" Markets partner Goldleaf has the expertise to help companies get the bonds they need to bid on, and then execute contracts.
How to Convert Calls Into Clients
Trusted Choice® continues to help members improve the customer experience with The Power of 30 Seconds™.
Help Your Clients Avoid Frozen Pipes Claims
To help your homeowner clients take precautions against ruptured pipes, share this new information flyer from Big "I" Markets partner AIG.
How Diverse Is the Independent Agency Channel?
The 2016 Future One Agency Universe Study reveals progress when it comes to employing and marketing to minority populations, but there's still more to do.
Donate to the InVEST® Silent Auction
InVEST® is now accepting donations for the auction, which will take place in May during the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference.
What’s New at the Big ‘I’ Virtual University?
Join Chris Boggs, new executive director of the Big "I" Virtual University, on Monday, Jan. 23 for an informative webinar.
InsurPac Breaks All-Time Record
The Big "I" political action committee raised $1,070,290 during the 2016 calendar year—marking the most successful fundraising year in its 40-year history.
It’s Here: 2017 Big ‘I’ Virtual University Webinar Schedule
Register for upcoming webinars on condominium coverage and commercial property underwriting.
Trusted Choice® Opens 2017 Marketing Reimbursement Program
New members and first-time users can receive up to $1,250 by cobranding their marketing efforts using the Trusted Choice logo and branding materials.
2017 Dan Fulwider Award Application Now Available
Trusted Choice® will recognize a member who has gone above and beyond the call of service over the past year.
ACT Releases E-Signature Tools for Agents
Free resources available for download include guides that address e-signature benefits, training and troubleshooting, and workflow overviews.
Cover Collector Cars with Chubb
Chubb's Collector Car program, available through Big "I" Markets, is a perfect solution for properly insuring classic and antique cars, trucks, tractors and more.
Cover Architects & Engineers with Big ‘I’ Markets
CBIC Design Professionals Insurance, an RLI Company, provides comprehensive professional liability coverage for architects, engineers and surveyors.
Build Your Commercial Book with A&E Insurance
CBIC Design Professionals Insurance, an RLI Company, provides comprehensive professional liability coverage for architects, engineers and surveyors.
Save the Date: 2017 Big ‘I’ Legislative Conference
This premier legislative event for independent agents gives you the opportunity to speak to federal legislators with a unified voice.
Merchants Insurance Group Joins Agents Council for Technology
A network of more than 1,000 independent insurance agents in nine states sell Merchants' property-casualty products.
What’s the State of the Insurance Industry?
The January issue of Independent Agent magazine assesses what the independent agency channel is doing right—and where there's room for improvement.
Learn About Website Content E&O Risks
Listen to a recording of the webinar, Agency Risk Management Essentials: Is Your Website Doing More Harm Than Good?

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