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June 2020


Graduate Seminars feature a variety of advanced topic selections along with real-life applications for the material. Use what you learn here to explain to your clients some of the exposures they may face and the most effective methods for remedying them. 

Your full attendance at the 16 hours of instruction of your choice will satisfy your annual update requirement and no exam is required.
Topics Covered:
  • Emerging Risks in Changing Times
  • Rules of Engagement in Workplace Violence
  • Certificates of Insurance and Additional Insureds: Navigating the Maze
  • Insuring the Building Project: Builders Risk and Installation Floater

Discover the benefits participants will gain by attending. Register Today

You are not alone. Talk it out with your peers!
The IIA of IL is hosting a series of virtual conversations to give members the chance to share and discuss challenges you or your agency face.

On Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00 pm, we will be discussing marketing. A few topics on the agenda:
  • Free marketing resources for IIA of IL members
  • Best ways to approach marketing after pandemic
  • Social Media tips and tricks
We want to hear from you so that we can help enhance your agency and provide tools and resources for ease of doing business.

Take advantage of this FREE opportunity. Sign up here.

So Many IIA of IL Webinars to Choose From!
The IIA of IL offers over 25 webinars a month lead by nationally recognized faculty. You can earn the CE you need without having to be tied to your desk as long as you have internet access. We have greatly expanded our line-up with high quality options. Check out the below courses coming up soon.  

Ethics*; Homeowners; Farm Vehicles; Business Income; E&O**; Cyber Liability, Condominiums, Additional Insureds; Certificates of Insurance; Business Auto; Fraud; PAP; Insuring Toys & Collectibles, Technology Exposures; Workers Comp; CGL; Trusts; and so many more.  

*Ethics as a live webinar, now meets the approval of your Ethics credit for Illinois renewals.  
** Many of our E&O live webinar selections meet the requirement for Ethics
You can view the full schedule of webinars here

"I am so thankful I decided to take the Illinois Insurance Pre-Licensing Program Class!" 
This is just one positive review the Illinois Insurance Pre-Licensing Program has received lately. So many of the students have been giving great feedback on both the Property & Casualty and the Life & Health sessions. We are hearing that the instructors are awesome, the book is second to none, and the practice exams are invaluable tools to help pass the test the first time.
For the month of July, the program will be returning to the classroom, but the team is trying to get an extension for virtual classes. Click here to view upcoming class dates and to register. IIA of IL members receive a discount off registration which is automatically applied after logging in.

New Courses Added
New courses have been added to the Insurance Coverage Basics Bundles available through MyAgencyCampus:

Underwriting and Potential Catastrophes (Personal Lines Curriculum) 
A review of critical catastrophes that impact the personal lines insurance customer, including Earthquake, Hurricane, Flood and Wildfires.  This course includes the definition of each catastrophe type, a brief review of underwriting and risk prevention recommendations.  

Introduction to Businessowners Liability (Commercial Lines Curriculum)
A look at the coverage elements of Businessowners Liability including the insuring agreement, triggers, exclusions and supplementary payments.  

Need help with a training plan? Please visit for more information. 

IIA of IL is Looking for Industry and Community Difference Makers
Are you outstanding at what you do? Is your agency making a difference in the industry and/or community? If so, the IIA of IL wants you to apply for the Agency of the Year, Agent of the Year or Young Agent of the Year award. 

In an effort to fully acknowledge the talent, professionalism and dedication displayed by our member agents and agencies, the IIA of IL has developed several awards to recognize our valued members. These awards will be presented during our annual CONVO, October 6-8, 2020. We are seeking applications and encourage ALL IIA of IL members to apply. You can nominate someone you do business with, someone you work with, or even yourself.
Deadline is August 1, so don’t delay. Get the recognition you truly deserve. Click here for details.

Empower Outstanding Individuals to Provide Exceptional Account Management and Customer Service
Today’s organizations live and die by their customer service - so be great at what you do! If you are thinking about expanding your skills, only one program should be on your radar - CISR.
Why? CISR courses are known for preparing front-line professionals to analyze risks, policies, forms, and claims data and communicate that understanding clearly to their clients, carriers, and colleagues. There are no prerequisites for taking courses or enrolling in the CISR Program.
But if you:
  • are an employee of an agency, insurance company, or insurance-related business,are an agent, account manager or executive, customer service representative, agency or company manager, or
  • are a new representative or agent,
You’ll benefit from attending CISR courses which set the standard for training in technical expertise, productivity, responsibilities, and client relationships. Scholarships are available to IIA of IL members.

Check out all the IIA of IL offerings to make our members have a sustainable competitive advantage in this ever-changing industry.

We have your back in this crazy world. There are some very exciting projects rolling out over the next few months and we can’t wait to tell you more about them. Keep up to date by visiting our website at

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