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Become a "Best Practices" Agency
2010 Best Practices Agency Process
Agency principals often ask how an agency is selected to participate in the annual study. The Big "I" and Reagan Consulting will begin actively seeking nominations in 2010. Nominations will also be accepted in advance by returning the form posted below. Stay tuned for more information on how to be prepared to participate in this highly respected industry resource.
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Click here to download a self-nomination form.
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Best Practices Tip
Good to Great Is Possible
To take your agency’s performance to another level – to go from good to great -- you will have to continue not only to grow but also continue to improve the job you do for your customers, improve the quality and capabilities of your employees, and provide to your employees the carrier relationships, the tools, the resources and the organization needed to serve your customers. The model is a wheel with strong leadership at the center. The wheel starts with good people having access to the proper suppliers, tools, resources, and organization, thereby attracting more customers, giving the agency better results, allowing the agency to attract better people and clients, producing even better results and so on. Take a look at the Best Practices resources and see how your agency can get started.
Obtain a copy of the 2008 Best Practices Study Update to see how your agency compares to the best of the best. Click here to order.
The Best Practices program provides a comprehensive series of tools on an extensive range of topics. Learn what the best agencies are doing to improve agency performance and increase agency value.
About Best Practices
The annual Best Practices Study originated in 1993 as an initiative to help independent agents build the value of their most important asset, their agencies. By studying the leading agencies and brokers in the country, the Big "I" hoped to provide member agents with meaningful performance benchmarks and business strategies that could be adopted or adapted for use in improving agency performance, thus enhancing agency value.
The IIABA retained the principals of Reagan Consulting to create and perform the first study of The Best Practices of the Leading Independent Insurance Agencies in the United States. Today, the annual updates continue to provide important financial and operational benchmarks, and the study is recognized as one of the most thoughtful, effective and valuable resources ever made available to the industry.
We thank our company partners for their continued support of the Best Practices program.
AICPCU/IIA • AIG Agency Auto • Allstate Insurance • America First • American Modern Insurance Group • Applied Systems • Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group • Central Insurance Companies • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies • Colorado Casualty • EMC Insurance Companies • Encompass Insurance • Golden Eagle • The Hanover Insurance Group •
Harleysville Insurance • The Hartford • Hartford Steam Boiler • Imperial A.I Credit Companies, Inc. • Indiana Insurance • InsurBanc • Liberty Agency Underwriters • Liberty Northwest
• The Main Street America Group • MetLife Auto & Home • Montgomery Insurance • Ohio Casualty • OneBeacon Insurance • Peerless Insurance • Progressive • Safeco • Selective Insurance • State Auto Insurance Companies • Travelers • Westfield Insurance • Zurich North America
Company Partners Downloads
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Click here to view the recorded "2008 Best Practices Study: What the Numbers Mean" Webinar
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Click here for the 2010 Best Practices Agency Nomination Form.
For more information about the products and services available through the Big "I" National Education Department, please call 1-800-221-7917. Best Practices questions can be emailed to BestPractices@iiaba.net.