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for the week of May 1

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Tell Us What the Tax Legislation Meant to You
Take a moment to answer this brief five-question survey.
GIVE Week Is Here!
Do you give back to the community? June 1-8, we want you to share your stories of community service.
Big ‘I’ Markets: Choose from 4 Standard Personal Lines Markets
​Auto & Home Standard Markets on Big "I" Markets provides expansive access to four national carriers in most states.
Drones: Are Your Wedding Photographers Covered?
Ensure your wedding photographers who work with drones are protected with an RLI Home Business Insurance policy.
Trusted Choice® Updates Content-to-Share Materials for Summer
Looking for a way to raise awareness about seasonal liabilities? Look no further. The latest content-to-share materials from Trusted Choice® can help.
Coalition Offers Cybersecurity Education Resources
To help your clients understand their cyber risk, Coalition published several articles that explain the most common security issues.
Save the Date: Coalition Cyber Webinar on June 19
During the one-hour session, attendees will find out why every insurance agency should carry cyber insurance.
Secure Bond Coverage for Third-Party Administrators
For third-party administrator bonds—and all types of bonds—turn to Big "I" Markets partner Goldleaf Surety.
New Jersey Agent Earns 2019 Dan Fulwider Award for Nonprofit Work
During last week's 2019 Big “I" Legislative Conference, Joe Leahy, Big “I" chairman, presented the 2019 Dan Fulwider Award for Community Involvement to Frank Jones, partner at Mints Insurance Agency.
Big ‘I’ Presents Best Practices Awards of Excellence
​The Best Practices Awards of Excellence recognize insurance companies for their exceptional efforts in promoting and marketing Best Practices tools, seminars and philosophies throughout the year.
YAC Gives Back Raises over $12,000 for InVEST®
Last week, YAC Gives Back: Battle of the Bags raised over $12,000 for insurance student scholarships at a cornhole tournament fundraiser during the 2019 Big “I” Legislative Conference.
Educate Your Clients about UM/UIM with a Brief Video
​Ever struggled to explain uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage to a client? Big "I"-endorsed umbrella provider RLI has you covered.
Agents Enjoy Small Commercial Success with Chubb
Chubb's business owners policy, available via Big “I” Markets, is designed specifically for small businesses.
Webinar Rerun: Is Your Website Doing More Harm than Good?
Due to its popularity, Big “I" Professional Liability and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions will rebroadcast the webinar on Wednesday, May 29 at 2 p.m. ET.
Former Big ‘I’ Chair David Walker Receives 2019 Woodworth Memorial Award
Today, David Walker, former Big “I" chairman and president of Hartland Insurance Agency in Hartland, Michigan, received the 2019 Woodworth Memorial Award—the highest honor the Big “I" bestows on an individual member.
Big ‘I’ Honors Bill Purmort with 2019 Jeff Yates Lifetime Achievement Award
At this morning's Big “I" Legislative Conference Breakfast, Bill Purmort, chairman & CEO of Central Insurance Companies, received the 2019 Jeff Yates Lifetime Achievement Award.
Big ‘I’ Recognizes Legislative Accomplishments in the States
At the annual issues briefing yesterday during the 2019 Big “I" Legislative Conference, the Big “I" presented three awards to honor legislative involvement in the states.
Big ‘I’ Presents Young Agent, InsurPac Awards
​Yesterday, the Big “I" presented a slew of awards at the annual Young Agents & InsurPac State Chairpersons Legislative Luncheon.
Big ‘I’ Recognizes Colorado, New York for Outstanding Membership Efforts
At the annual issues briefing yesterday, Joe Leahy, Big “I" chairman, presented two awards to recognize state associations that have gone above and beyond in their membership initiatives.
Don’t Miss the 10th Annual YAC Gives Back: A Benefit for InVEST® Scholarships
​Tonight, InVEST® and the national Young Agents Committee will host YAC Gives Back: Battle of the Bags—a cornhole tournament to support the InVEST student scholarship fund.
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