Become a Member
Independent Insurance Agencies
Become a Member
Be part of a professional network that includes 1,150 independent insurance agencies in PA, MD, and DE. Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) is the premier resource and champion for independent agents. Our Pennsylvania and Delaware associations are affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or Big “I”). Our Maryland association is affiliated with National Association of Professional Insurance Agents.
Who is Eligible?
Agencies having one or more direct appointment(s) with a company subscribing to the American Agency System are eligible for membership. Our definition of American Agency System is when the agent owns the records and expirations of the policies issued through them and is able to represent more than one company.
Why Join? Save Time and Money with these Benefits.
Legal and Compliance Resources
#1 Most Used Member Benefit
You have full access to our Legal and Compliance Team that can answer your questions regarding coverage issues, legal compliance, or agency operations.
Classes and Online Training
Receive discounts to award-winning classroom and online trainings. You can continue to rely on IA&B’s education team to answer your questions, help you understand CE requirements, and find the best classes that meet your needs. Also, your agency will be eligible for IA&B education scholarships.
Marketing, Branding and Websites
Take advantage of the marketing resources like the IA&B library of consumer flyers that you could use at your agency. Work with our branding and online experts who specialize in the independent agency system. Also, PA and DE member agencies can benefit from the Trusted Choice Marketing Reimbursement Program.
With a constant presence in the capitols, IA&B staff and lobbyists work daily to monitor legislation and regulations that affect independent agents. We work to advance laws and regulations that benefit independent insurance agencies, while opposing those that could harm your business.
HR and Hiring Solutions
Tap into member resources to help you manage your agency. In addition, receive discounts on Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE), an industry-specific, contract staffing solution.
Insurance for Your Agency
IA&B members have more options when it comes to professional liability programs that provide better value and protection.
Find out what other independent agencies are doing, and score analysis of the industry news that affects your business in our weekly Agent Headlines e-newsletter and monthly Primary Agent magazine.
Access Markets and Carrier Relations
IA&B Membership comes with market access to standard and niche carriers. Benefits to your agency include no to low volume commitments, competitive commissions, ownership of expirations, and no fees.
Register, Connect & Learn
Check out our online, insurance classes and register for one today. We have CE webinars (and there is no exam). Plus, online courses for CIC, CISR, and CPIA Designation programs are available.