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Meet the New Big “I” Chairman

IA spoke with Vaughn Graham, president, shareholder and active producer at Rich & Cartmill, Tulsa, Oklahoma and chaiman of the Big "I".   MORE...

How an Independent Agent Solves a Problem Like Harvey, Irma

As victims begin to pick up the pieces, independent agents in Florida and Texas are stepping up to the challenge to be there for their clients.   MORE...

On the Hill
Administration Calls for Flood Insurance Fixes

​The White House released proposed changes to the NFIP that it would have liked to see included in a disaster aid package the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on this week.  MORE...

Agents Council for Technology
Driverless Cars: Brace for Impact

Auto insurance represents 43% of total insurance premiums—so even slight shifts in the market have a profound impact on the rest of the industry.  Driverless vehicles will be much more than a small shift.  MORE...

Connect With Agents

Share and Help Grow the Big “I”   MORE...

Big "I" News

Trusted Choice®
Help Victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Nate and the California Wildfires   MORE...

Best Practices
Study Update Available, New Producer Resource in the Works   MORE...

Feature Article

Diversity Task Force Launches New Mentorship Pilot


Value, Variety and the Big “I” Virtual University


A Round of Applause...

InVEST Program Announces ‘Teacher of the Year’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’  MORE...

Young Agents
Big “I” Recognizes Young Professional Groups   MORE...




Trusted Choice
November 15-16
Gaylord Hotel, Maryland



Big "I" Winter Meeting
Rancho Mirage, California
Jan. 17- 21

InVEST: Jan. 17-18
Best Practices: Jan. 17-18
Diversity Task Force: Jan. 17-18


ACT Meetings (with EZLynx  "AgentLynx" Conference)
Westin Gas Lamp Hotel, San Diego, California
March 14-15


Big "I" Legislative Conference
Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, D.C. 
April 18-20  

Trusted Choice: April 20
Future One Board: April 20
Diversity Task Force: April 18


InVEST Board Meeting
Alexandria, Virginia

Big "I" Fall Leadership Conference
Springfield, Massachusetts
Aug. 21-25
InVEST Board Meeting: August 22-23
Education Convocation: August 21-23
Young Agents Leadership Institute: August 23-25
Future One Board Meeting: August 24
ACT Meeting (with Applied Net)
Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennesse
Sept. 14-15
Big "I" Legislative Conference

April 18-20, 2018 – Grand Hyatt Washington
May 8-10, 2019 – Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel
 May 13-15, 2020 – Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
April 14-16, 2021 – Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel


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