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Getting Young People Excited About Joining Our Ranks

(12/01/2005) I have to admit, insurance was the last career on my mind when I entered college in 1988. Although my father worked in the... full story

"Employee Marketing" Helps PIA Members Take Back Personal Lines

(11/30/2005) The old concept of Worksite Marketing has been around for years and has yielded varying levels of success for agents. But the new concept... full story

PIA Names Former House Financial Services Committee Staffer Director of State Affairs

(11/22/2005) WASHINGTON, November 22, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has named David M. Eppstein Director of State Affairs. In... full story

PIA's Besesparis Discusses How the Media Covers Insurance in PR Week Magazine

(11/08/2005) There are regular disasters and extraordinary catastrophes, and the media cover both differently. That point was made by PIA National Vice President of Communic... full story

PIA Response to Hurricane Katrina Detailed in November Rough Notes Article

(11/08/2005) PIA's efforts to help Gulf Coast agents and their clients in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina were detailed in an article in the November 2005... full story

Expedia Business Advantage - Answering Your Call

(10/25/2005) PIA's newest partner, Expedia Business Advantage, offers PIA members a new way to book business travel. Reserve all your travel online for a service fee... full story

PIA Volunteer Housing Effort Noted in ASAE Magazine

(10/25/2005) PIA's volunteer effort to encourage members to offer temporary housing for the families of insurance agents displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Katrina was note... full story

PIA of Florida Recognized for 50 Consecutive Months of Growth; PIA West Up

(10/12/2005) The Professional Insurance Agents of Florida (PIA) has received special recognition for achieving an unprecedented 50 consecutive months of positive gains in me... full story

PIA Debuts Website in Spanish

(10/04/2005) PIA National has unveiled a Spanish language section on our website to provide additional service to PIA members whose native tongue is Spanish, or who... full story

Georgia Commissioner Oxendine Addresses PIA of Georgia Education Expo

(10/04/2005) Commissioner Oxendine stressed the importance of professional education and how he had seen the Education Expo grow dramatically since its inception nine years ... full story

Now More Than Ever…PIA and The Hartford Offer Flood Insurance Program to PIA Members

(9/27/2005) The Hartford and PIA have joined together to provide PIA member agents the opportunity to offer their customers flood insurance through The Hartford, a WYO... full story

New PIA National Officers Installed

(9/27/2005) The new officers of PIA National were elected and installed during the semi-annual meeting of the PIA National Board of Directors, held September 11, 2005... full story

Presidential Citations Presented to Stoecklin, Auerbach

(9/27/2005) During the semi-annual meeting of the PIA National Board of Directors, held September 11, 2005 in Portland, Oregon, outgoing PIA National President Terry Adams ... full story

PIA's Online Skills Courses - A Competitive Edge for Your Agency

(9/20/2005) In depth research by the U.S. Department of Labor shows that 70% of all workplace learning occurs through informal learning processes driven by workers finding.... full story

Florida Agent Helps His Fellow Agents in Mississippi

(9/20/2005) As Hurricane Katrina struck, PIA of Florida board member Ed Langston did what much of the country did: watched the horror of the hurricane's destruction... full story

PIA's Patricia Borowski Receives Inaugural PIA Protect and Defend Leadership Award

(9/14/2005) PIA National Senior Vice President Patricia A. Borowski, CPIW, CAE, was named the first recipient of the PIA Protect and Defend Leadership Award. The... full story

PIA Featured in Two Articles in September Rough Notes Magazine

(9/14/2005) Weathering the Privacy Legislation Blizzard, by Nancy Doucette, provides a detailed report on the effort by the PIA Insurance Technology Coalition (PIA-ITC) to ... full story

Twenty-two PIA Affiliates Honored for Membership Growth

(9/14/2005) A total of 22 PIA state affiliates were honored for membership growth during an awards ceremony held September 10 in Portland, Oregon. In addition, three... full story

PIANY mourns passing of incoming president-elect Peter Demetriou

(9/13/2005) GLENMONT, N.Y., September 13, 2005 - Peter T. Demetriou of Hempstead, N.Y., first vice president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc.... full story

PIA National Board & Committee Meetings to be Held as Scheduled in Oregon

(9/06/2005) The PIA National Board of Directors meeting and related committee, PIA-CCEO and PIAPAC meetings will be held as scheduled this week in Portland, Oregon. The... full story