legislative and technical information, the industry's leading and most comprehensive agency E&O program, access to the best insurance products and markets in the industry, sales training programs, employee general and customer service training programs, exposure to the latest news and industry information, and innovative, high-quality professional continuing education programs located throughout the state designed with an agent's career needs in mind.
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|Why be a member? |
|Access to Vital Industry Information|
As a member of IIAV, you will receive communications on the latest happenings in the industry through our monthly newsletter. Technical bulletins explain changes in coverages or procedures and how to adapt your agency’s operations to meet these new regulations. We provide Legislative Bulletins during the General Assembly, and information on all our upcoming events!
|Competitive Products & Services|
Through IIAV and its subsidiary, Virginia Financial Services Corporation (VFSC), we provide members with quality services at reduced prices. Benefits include premium financing, market access through Eagle Agency, reduced price office supplies, and Best Practices Agency Management Tools. Our programs are designed to meet your needs and to help YOU get ahead in a competitive, fast-paced market.
We are Your Education Source. A better educated staff enhances your image to the buying public and IIAV can assist you in this area, while supplying your agency with all its CE needs. Members can attend our education courses available around the state, (as well as self-study courses and seminars,) all at a discounted price.
Joining IIAV makes you a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of America, and you benefit from the exposure of the Big "I" logo. With a national advertising campaign, you get national exposure, public recognition, and have the opportunity to purchase professional radio, TV and print advertisements.
Our members are eligible to participate in a number of plans ranging from VFSC’s superior E&O policy to an Employment Practices and Liability program. We even offer E&O/ D&O coverage. Errors & Omissions coverage is written on a claims-made basis. Many deductibles and policy limits are available, and a 10% discount on annual premium is offered for attending a Loss Control seminar. Other insurance services available include Health insurance, Group Life insurance, Long-term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Personal Stand-Alone Umbrella, In Home Business and Auto Warranty Coverage.
|IIAV sponsors numerous designation programs|
Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS), Agribusiness Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS), Associate in Insurance Production (AIP), Associate in Insurance Account Management (AIAM), Associate in Supervisory Management (AISM) and Associate in Insurance Agency Operations (AIAO) are recognized as outstanding achievements within the insurance industry. In addition to these two programs, we offer an prelicensing in property & casualty, life & annuities, and health along with personal lines week, commercial lines week, webinars, online study and a wide variety of textbooks.
IIAV promotes camaraderie among agents through local associations around the state, periodic conventions and events with agents and company representatives, numerous seminars, and the opportunity for you to get involved and serve on IIAV committees.
IIAV member lobbyists keep members informed by taking an active and visible role in shaping insurance laws. Legislative bulletins give you information you need to operate your business within the limits of the law. Day-at-the-Capital is a meeting held in conjunction with visits to state legislators while the General Assembly is in session. We also have a state political action committee as well as a national PAC. The Legislative Wrap-up keeps you informed on the legislative concerns of the insurance industry, so you don’t miss out on important changes in legislation.
Service & Support
Being a member of IIAV means having the support your agency needs in this highly competitive insurance industry. We have a full-time professional staff to assist you in any way. IIAV’s staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 1-800-288-4428 or 1-804-747-9300.