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for the week of May 1

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Register for the Young Agents Leadership Conference
Join us for the Big “I" Young Agents Leadership Institute, to take place Aug. 24-25 in Springfield, Massachusetts, for two days of unforgettable content, idea sharing and proven strategies to help you craft the career you want.
What’s Happening at the VU in June
The Big “I" Virtual University is home to 17,000 pages of in-depth, expertly vetted articles, checklists and white papers, as well as a whole host of webinars.
5 Things to Remember as We Gear Up for GIVE!
Next week, the Big “I" Young Agents will host the GIVE Movement, asking agents, carriers and state associations to give back to the community.
It’s Time for HR to Embrace People Analytics
How can human resources departments effectively respond to this challenging business environment? The answer may lie in “people analytics."
Trusted Choice® Introduces The Power of 30 Seconds™ Toolkit
In the first 30 seconds of any inbound sales call, agencies can either earn valuable new business or develop an unfavorable reputation among potential clients.
Access an Easy Travel Insurance Market
The summer vacation season is upon us and you can offer your clients travel insurance through carrier partner Travel Insured International®.
Young Agents Want to Know If You Give Back to Your Community
​If you give back to your community, the Big “I" national Young Agents Committee invites you to join us for the GIVE Movement the week of June 1-8.
Big ‘I’ Survey: Does Your Agency Use VoIP or Landline?
The Big “I" is curious as to what type of phone service your agency uses.
Check Out Caliper’s Latest On-Demand Webinar
​In case you missed Caliper's How to Hire Successful People Into a Dysfunctional Team webinar, you can view it on demand now.
Need Fine Arts Coverage? Big ‘I’ Markets Can Help
Big “I" Markets partner AIG offers comprehensive coverage and pioneering loss prevention solutions for the private collector.
What Does Weighted Average Shareholder Age Mean?
Calculated by using the sum of the agency's owner's age and multiplying it by the respective ownership percentages, it is one of the most critical metrics to gauge agency's ability to perpetuate effectively.
Meet InVEST Grad Kelsie Dunckley
After taking several business classes at High School, Dunckley set her sights on an accounting career. “Then I heard about the InVEST program," she says.
Take Advantage of VU’s Free Resources
Find out how to get the most out of the Big “I" Virtual University today.
Big ‘I’ Professional Liability Webinar on Navigating M&A Hazards
The Navigating the Hazards of Buying, Selling and Merging an Agency webinar will take place Wednesday, June 20 at 2-3 p.m. ET.
5 Ways to Give Back to Your Community
Here are five easy ways to give back during the GIVE Movement, to take place June 1-8.
Register for the Next Right Start Training Series Webinar
This four-part training series will provide attendees with the tools they need to soar to the next level and gain appointments with sought-after carriers.
We Offer Professional Liability Coverage for Agencies Large and Small
The Big “I” Professional Liability program can cover a one-person shop or a large agency alliance, and all manner of operations in between.
Big ‘I’ Reviews Star, Williamsburg National and ProCentury Agency Agreements
The Big “I" is pleased to make this and other company contract reviews available as a free member benefit.
Explore the Virtual Risk Consultant
​The Big I Advantage® Virtual Risk Consultant enables you to quickly get the information you need to understand your customers' operations and exposures while identifying appropriate coverages.
Close the Coverage Gap on Cohabitating Homeowners
Significant Other Coverage, an endorsement to LexElite® Homeowners Insurance, cost-effectively closes coverage gaps on unmarried cohabitating partners.

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