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Big “I” FREE Webcast Series Tackles “Insurance in the News”

Insurance media, agency staff, personal lines underwriters and adjusters, and insurance regulators encouraged to attend “First Monday Live!” series.

VU logo cropped.jpgALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 29, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Virtual University (VU) will continue its free webinar series titled, “First Monday LIVE” Monday, April 4, at 2:00 p.m. ET. The series airs every first Monday of the month, except July 4.
Structured like a talk radio program, hosts Bill Wilson and Marty Agathar discuss current events and their related insurance implications.
The April 4 broadcast will cover:
• Celebrities exploring insurance options to defend defamation cases
• Another “disrupter” that may revolutionize the insurance industry
• Uber entering food delivery business
• Successful lawsuit by woman who walked into a ladder while texting
TITLE:                      Monday LIVE!
PRESENTERS:          Bill Wilson, CPCU, ARM, Big “I” associate vice president of education & research and Virtual University executive director
                                 Marty Agather, CPCU, ARM, senior vice president of client development
DATE:                       Monday, April 4
TIME:                       2–2:30 p.m. ET
REGISTRATION:     Click HERE or go to
COST:                      Free
“The Big ‘I’ is committed to providing the latest information to our members and others in the industry so that they may continue providing excellent service to millions of insurance consumers and be well-informed,” says Wilson. “We hope this free webcast series will continue to help explain many of the insurance topics in the news and their insurance connections.”
Future topics include: car sharing, concealed weapon laws, legalized marijuana and legislative issues, among others. In addition, most of the episodes plan to feature an interview with a special guest.
The Big “I” Virtual University is an association member benefit that provides subscribers with insurance, business and technology articles (many full sample ISO forms), white papers and information on issues affecting today's insurance marketplace.
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) was founded in 1896 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life and health—as well as employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address:
​127 South Peyton Street
Alexandria VA 22314
​phone: 800.221.7917
fax: 703.683.7556

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