National Brand & Website
Wouldn't it be great to have a national brand help promote you? Well, with IIABNY you can. Trusted Choice is the national brand for independent agents. As a member, you gain access to this brand that is being promoted nationally. Trusted Choice is not meant to replace your own agency brand, think of it as a stamp of approval. Logos, content, customizable advertisements - a whole toolkit at your disposal. And, your agency will be listed on the new TrustedChoice.com where consumers go to find insurance from an independent agent. Should you opt in, the website will send qualified leads to you.
Whether you need an appointment, a niche market or somewhere to place a piece of workers comp business, IIABNY has solutions for you.
We offer great E&O products and our dedicated professional staff brings experience, market knowledge, and a commitment to customer service to ensure you receive the attention you deserve for this important protection. Plus, the superior legal team at Keidel, Weldon & Cunningham will be there if and when you need them.
Exclusive Products & Services
Employee benefits, premium finance, payroll that doesn't compete for your business, HR resources, remote staffing - you have access to more than 70 products and services tailored for members. Plus, you will enjoy member discounted rates, special commissions and benefit from excellent customer service.
As a multi-year recipient of the IIABA Excellence in Education Diamond Award, we are very proud of what our education program provides members. Take advantage of interesting classes with dynamic instructors in many convenient in-person and digital methods, all with special member discounts! And through MyIIABNY, you will be able to check CE history and download certificates online.
How well is your agency doing in the digital world? Are you winning in this space?
IIABNY won't leave you out there not knowing what to do.
Over 75% of consumers research personal auto online before purchasing. But, independent agencies are losing market share to direct writers. Why? Most of them haven't been competing effectively online. The Big I is providing you a solution through Project CAP. CAP brings you up to speed on the "how to's" of digital marketing and helps you reach consumers through a new search and quoting website for independent agents, TrustedChoice.com.
Team of Experts
Ever wish you had someone to turn to quickly for help? As a member, you will have access to more than 30 people you can actually call. Technical questions, clarification on what the law allows, carrier questions, need a plan for CE credits, digital marketing help, market access or just a connection, IIABNY's team is here to help. Members often share that access to this superstar team truly helps their agency.
We take our role as your advocate very seriously. Whether in Albany, Washington D.C. or with a carrier, IIABNY is at the forefront of furthering the issues that are important to our independent agents. Every year, legislators and regulators introduce measures that may look good on paper, but they could cost our industry dearly in increased paperwork, record keeping, and legal work. IIABNY is there to fight these measures for you. Whenever you encounter an issue you need help on, please reach out to our team.