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for the week of Nov 1

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Cover Commercial Drones with RLI
Those who operate a drone for hire or pay a drone operator to provide services for their business may be eligible for coverage from RLI.
Trusted Choice® Explains Advertising Basics with Advertising 101
The online training series is designed to help independent agents understand, design and execute a successful advertising campaign.
Hanover Executive Joins InVEST® National Board
Tammy Hessberger, director of personal lines operations for The Hanover Insurance Group, has joined the InVEST® national board.
How to Cover Community Banks
Travelers, which has been serving banks since 1890, is happy to walk Big “I" Markets agents through the entire process of insuring a bank.
Free Young Agents Webinar: InsurPac 101
Sign up to to learn more about the political advocacy process.
Cybersecurity Made Simple
Join the Agents Council for Technology for a 30-minute webinar on three steps you can take to make your agency cyber-secure and compliant.
Fending Off Frozen Pipes
Use AIG's informational flyer to make sure your clients' pipes don't freeze and rupture this winter.
New Partnership Expands Insurance Education in the Classroom
​InVEST® is now partnering with Junior Achievement to include InVEST's insurance program as part of a new Junior Achievement high school financial literacy curriculum.
Big ‘I’ Markets Affluent Program Offers Increased Commission Through 2017
For any affluent account bound with AIG or Chubb via new business or received via broker of record with an effective date between Oct. 31 and Dec. 31, 2017, your agency will receive 75% of the commission Big "I" Markets receives.
November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month
Here are 10 reasons Crump is the right place for your long-term care insurance business.
Learn About the Current M&A Climate
The recently released 2017 Best Practices Study Update offers insights into the current M&A-crazed environment, and how Best Practices agencies are thriving in it.
The Hill Newspaper Names Big ‘I’ Leaders Among Top D.C. Lobbyists
​The Hill, a leading political newspaper, 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.
Enhanced Commission on Affluent Program: Limited Time Only
What's better than getting a full-size bar of candy on Halloween? Getting a bigger, sweeter commission check.
Don’t Miss the New Agent Training Program
Basics and Beyond provides 24 hours of training that helps agents take control of learning and get intentional about professional growth.

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