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Take advantage of everything your membership offers! Membership in the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin includes every owner, producer, and service employee of an agency. Every member of IIAW has unlimited access to services and information from both the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin and ® the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America. This includes the Trusted Choice independent agency brand. A detailed list of benefits and where to find them are listed below:

Membership In IIABA

The most powerful agent resources right in the palm of your hand. IIAW membership includes access to many services and information that are guaranteed to help you succeed. From Ask An Expert, Big “I” Markets, the Agents Council for Technology, Virtual University, and just about every other service to run your agency, the IIABA is here for you.

E&O Insurance

Comprehensive coverage from Swiss Re/Westport, an A.M. Best A+ rated company.

Continuing Education

Online and in class continuing education classes are available to members at a discounted rate. For more information visit and click on Education/Events.

Government Affairs

Ensuring independent agents role in the insurance industry along with advocating for favorable regulations for our profession at both the state and national level.

Prelicensing Classes Trusted Choice Project CAP Big “I” Markets

Property & Casualty and Life & Health prelicensing classes available. Visit (Education/Events then Agent Prelicensing Schools) to learn more. Take advantage of this unique national branding program for IIAW members. Go to www.trustedchoice/ to learn more.

Agency online marketing services, lead generation, quoting capabilities, and more to help you compete in today’s changing marketplace. No fee brokerage operation within the Big “I.” This is a product driven program available to IIAW members. To enroll visit

Big “I” Virtual University

The VU provides unique and valuable services free of charge, such as the research library, Ask An Expert, Webinar classes, and Best Practices.

Virtual Risk Consultant

Online sales and service resource designed to help your agency better serve its customers.

Big “I” National Flood Program Coverage For Your Insured

Written through Selective Insurance (A+ A.M. Best rated). Visit

Personal umbrella, stand-alone In-home business, lawyer’s professional liability, and more.

Free Quarterly Legal Advice Consult with our legal expert for 15 minutes free each quarter. Agency Consulting

Expert advice in perpetuation, general accounting, financial management, agency-valuation, and producer staff compensation.

Member Activity Marketing Center Big “I” Advantage

Everything you need from discounted print materials, Web site development, and prospect leads.

Having trouble deciding which retirement plan is right for you or your agency? Big "I" Retirement Services is here to help you choose which plan best meets your circumstances. We’ve worked with more than 1,000 agencies to help them achieve their retirement goals.

Receive The Following Publications: • Independent Agent magazine (IIABA) • Wisconsin Independent Agent magazine (IIAW) • IIAW Spotlight weekly e-news, includes Action News (IIAW) • IIAW Ed-zone e-news (IIAW) • The Marshberry Letter (IIAW) • HR Toolkit (IIAW) • Online membership directory (IIAW) • Capitol Report (IIAW) • Insurance News & Views (IIABA) • Two for Tuesday (IIABA) • VUpoint (IIABA) • Producer onboarding manual NEW! (IIAW) Networking Opportunities: • Annual convention • Fall Planning conference • Midwest Young Agents Conference • A Day on the Hill – government affairs day • Midwinter Getaway (Coming soon!) • Regional social events – golf outing and special events • Employee benefits roundtable discussion (Coming soon!) • Committee opportunities – join a committee! • Facebook and LinkedIn member only network Receive Discounts From These Companies: Caliper FedEx Hertz Imperial Financing Office Scheduler InsurBanc Mines Press

2012-2013 IIAW Member Benefits