WHAT WILL BE COVERED Professionalism: Developing professionalism and professional relationships Functions of the Independent Agency, including: Relations with companies and relations with customers Automation in the agency Agency systems, including: Applications, policy issuance, binders, certificates of insurance, claims processing, renewals, cancellations and billing Ethics and Legal Obligations [+]
Personal Residential class analyzes the coverages provided by the HO Policy & Endorsements as well as explore common exposures excluded by unendorsed polices and much more... [+]
It is recommended that attendees take the CISR Personal Residential class prior to the CISR Personal Lines - Miscellaneous or have a working knowledge of the Homeowners Policy Form.  This course addresses the exposures created by watercraft, recreational vehicles and business activities.  Prompting clients to identify these exposures is crucial, because the ISO Homeowners and ISO Personal Auto Policies provide very limited coverage.  Also provided is an analysis of the coverage offered through personal umbrella or excess liability policies.  ◾Watercraft◾Recreational vehicles◾Business Activities◾Personal Umbrella/Excess [+]
Get Guaranteed help in passing your Nebraska Producers Exam! [+]
Don't miss John Dismukes as he presents in Kearney, Norfolk and Mahoney. AM Session: Issues with Answers; Commercial PC. PM Session: Closing the Communications Gap- Loss Prevention vs Mitigation.  *CE fee is $1 per credit hour. [+]
Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance is designed to protect a corporation’s directors and officers for covered claims, reimburse the corporate treasury for the cost of indemnifying officers and directors (as specified in corporate bylaws), and in most cases, defend and protect covered entities. That is, if the coverage is designed and written properly. This class gives participants the keys to unlocking the secrets of D&O Insurance. Discover the risks that exist for insured entities and directors, officers, investors, volunteers, and employees. And more... [+]
Writing insurance for contractors who fix things, build things, and destroy things requires specialized knowledge and skills. Examine “construction defect” exposures, certificate of insurance dilemmas, and Additional Insured vs. Named Insured concerns. Examine how revisions in the 2013 edition ISO Commercial General Liability (CGL) contractual liability coverage affect your customers and additional insureds. It is vital that you know how coverage is coordinated between the CGL and Business Auto Policy. And more... [+]
This course provides a detailed overview and analysis of the liability exposures faced by farmers and a thorough understanding of the various insurance products that can be used in arranging an insurance program on their behalf.  This course will also look at various vehicles exposures faced by farmers and so much more. [+]
What vehicles are included within the definition of “auto” in the Business Auto Policy (BAP) and why is it important to know? Learn how the definition of “mobile equipment” is used to exclude vehicles. Analyze the differences in coverage between using symbol 1 (any auto) and using symbols 2, 8, and 9 for liability coverage. Learn what potential gaps exist when using symbol 7 (specified autos). Discover potential coverage disasters that exist when insuring a vehicle owned by an individual under a BAP. And more... [+]
This is a two-part webinar. Qualifies for SwissRe credit.   Part 1: Review the concepts of the law of agency, including how the agency relationship is established. And More...   Part 2: Review exposures that may cause an uncovered claim in order to identify areas that require the attention of an agency’s risk management efforts. [+]
This event will be held at the Yankee Hill Country Club with a 10 am - shotgun start. Cost is $100 per player (Includes green fees, cart, burger lunch, drink ticket, flag & flight prizes and more.) [+]
Don't miss John Dismukes as he presents in Kearney, Norfolk and Mahoney. AM Session: Issues with Answers; Commercial PC. PM Session: Closing the Communications Gap- Loss Prevention vs Mitigation. *CE fee is $1 per credit hour. [+]
Embassy Suites, Lincoln [+]
Be a sponsor and/or have an exhibitor booth at IIAN's 110th Annual Convention at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, NE on Oct 11-13, 2017.  [+]
Holiday Inn, Kearney [+]

Things You Should Know About From IIAN's Staff

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May E-Bulletin

IIAN Receives Inaugural National Membership Champion Award.[+]

Unicameral Update

The Legislature adjourned sine die on May 23, 2017 on Day 86 of the scheduled 90-day session. This 2017 session was relatively short (86 of 90 days) and unproductive (26% of bills passed vs. the usual 33%) by historical standards.. [+]

State Auto Executive Joins InVEST National Board

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 22, 2017–InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom-to-career education program, recently announced that Bill Post has joined its national board. Post is State Auto vice president, people strategies and services business partners and talent acquisition. [+]

Flood Insurance Bills Move Forward

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2017—The Big “I” today released a statement by Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external and government affairs, regarding the movement of seven flood insurance bills. [+]

Kingstone Insurance Company Joins Trusted Choice®

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 20, 2017–Kingstone Insurance Company is the newest member of the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. [+]

Big “I” Markets Offers New Cyber Product for Small Businesses

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, June 19, 2017—Big “I” Markets (BIM), a division of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”), has expanded its small commercial offerings to include a new cyber coverage product for small business clients.[+]