Promoting and strengthening the Independent Agency Channel.


Continuing to help PIIAC be the #1 resource for independent insurance agencies.

Big "I" Hires

Cutting edge tools to help all business sizes hire top performers and staff.

Marketing Resources

Make it easier to market your agency as a member of PIIAC and IIABA.

Other Resources

Find all the resources and links you need!

PIIAC Affiliates

Thank you to our Affiliate Members for their continued support of the independent agency system. Join today to begin receiving exclusive access to our events, committees, networking events and many other member focused initiatives.

Affiliate members are vendors that support the insurance industry, including:

Technology Companies

Restoration Companies

Auto Rental Companies

Glass Companies

Roofing Companies


and many more. . .

PIIAC Partners

Thank you to our Partner Members for their continued support of the independent insurance agency system.  Join today to receive exclusive access to our events, committees, networking events and many other member focused initiatives. 

Partner membership is available for insurance carriers, premium finance companies and others who work exclusively with the insurance industry.

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Hire Your Dream Team!
Big “I” Hires has cutting edge tools to help small to large insurance agencies hire top performing sales and service staff.

Cutting edge tools for any size of agency:

DIY Hiring Toolkit



and many more. . .

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Hire Your Dream Team!
Gain qualified pretiring talent matched to your specific job needs.

Find Experienced Staff Today

Fill staffing needs when you can’t find the talent, whether part-time or full-time

Save on hiring, training, managing, overhead and turnover costs

Generate operational efficiencies and drive growth

and many more. . .

Marketing Resources

As a member of PIIAC, your agency receives a Member Plus Profile on, allowing you to receive referrals for real consumers looking for insurance.  With an Advantage Subscription, your agency will be more visible on, resulting in more referrals.

Claim Your Member Plus Profile

Learn more about Advantage Subscription

Marketing Reimbursement Plan

Trusted Choice will reimburse portions of expenses incurred by PIIAC members who have cobranded their advertising and marketing materials to include the Trusted Choice logo.

Learn more about the Marketing Reimbursement Plan

Use Your MRP Dollars for Web Services

Agency Nation

Agency Nation resources help push traditional insurance marking into the past with insights, events and hands-on courses that get real results.  Agency Nation will teach you how grow your business using digital marketing.

Learn more about Agency Nation  

Trusted Choice Brand Resources

As a member of PIIAC and IIABA, you have access to free, sharable marketing content.  Trusted Choice has also created ad campaigns that can be customized for your agency.

Access Content to Share

Access Ad Campaigns

AVYST eForms Wizard

eForms Wizard can dramatically improve the submission process and ensure you have everything you need when meeting with your client.

eForms Wizard Bronze Subscription is free for PIIAC members.


ACORD provides the standard forms used by the insurance industry and are now available in a variety of formats.

PIIAC/Big ‘I’ Members with less than $50 million in annual revenue will receive a free EUL.

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The Leading eSignature Solution DocuSign enables you to have your clients electronically sign documents from almost anywhere. DocuSign helps you streamline processes, reduce cost, increase efficiency, and reduce E&O exposure while improving your ability to serve your customers.

The standard plan includes:

Multiple Users

Basic Fields

Mobile App

Integration with Dropbox & Google Drive

Personalized Branding

Big “I” Members save up to 20% on DocuSign Products.

Ask An Expert

When you have a tough question, our experts are here for you.  If you can’t find your answer in the Research Library, we have volunteer experts who can answer, or find an answer, to your questions.  Ask an Expert is a Big “I” Members resources. If you are a Big “I” Member, sign in to ask your questions or search the research library.

Educate Your Agency

As the state’s largest provider of insurance agent continuing education classes, PIIAC strives to have the right resource connections to help further your knowledge and career. From Agency E&O Risk Management to the highly acclaimed CIC and CISR programs, your Association is committed to being the source for all your insurance education needs.

Errors & Omissions Insurance to Protect Your Agency

When you know you have the best agency E&O Protection, you can focus on growing your most important asset – your business. As a member of PIIAC, we can offer you quotes for your agencies E&O through our exclusive relationship with Westport and Utica.

Rough Notes Advantage Plus.

A Sales & Risk exposure evaluation tool you can afford.

Rough Notes Advantage Plus, formerly the Big “I” Virtual Risk Consultant (VRC) is a trusted insurance knowledge base platform available at a member exclusive discounted price to Big I members. Quickly get the information you need to understand your customers operations and exposures while identifying appropriate coverages. Gain access to the resources your agency needs, such as E&O checklists, sales and marketing tools, proposal language, plus training and development support. Big “I” members receive a $200 discount.  Use code IIABA.

How does Rough Notes Advantage Plus Help?

  • By helping to understand exposures of businesses in more than 650 different industries, including recommended minimum coverages.
  • By allowing the creation and printing of comprehensive questionnaires to collect the information necessary to complete ACORD applications.
  • By providing a comprehensive list of coverages with succinct definitions to enhance understanding at the point of sale. 
  • By offering important customer file documentation in the form of a comprehensive checklist of coverages offered, accepted, rejected or not applicable which is signed by the customer and stored in the file.