Events Archive

Be Someone’s Fairy Godmother

As the mother of two young boys, their health and happiness are two of the most important things in my life. So, when I hear of families that have to experience their children dealing with critical illnesses, it just breaks my heart. The strength that these parents, children and their loved ones display during very

Are You a “Rocky I” or “Rocky III” Agency?

The TrustedChoice.com/Agency Nation Elevate Conference was recently held in New Orleans, LA.  There were 18 agents from North Carolina in attendance – a great showing!  Elevate is an annual conference put on by Agency Nation that attracts many agents who are thinking about how to do business in a new way.  The topics and speakers

5 Simple Ways to Implement Mindfulness at the Office

The following blog post is by Andrew Mellen, one of our keynote speakers at this year’s InsurEXPO19. Like what he has to say? Make sure you’ve registered for this can’t-miss event… it WILL sell out! Mindfulness sounds great over coffee or on a yoga mat. Who doesn’t want to be centered, awake, aware and grounded,

No One Wins Selling ‘Status-Quo’

The following blog post is by Jeff Roy, CEO of Excalibur Insurance, who is one of our keynote speakers at this year’s InsurEXPO19. Like what he has to say? Make sure you’ve registered for this can’t-miss event… it WILL sell out! In every category, thinking differently is the underlying catalyst for evolving the customer experience,

How Being a Listener Increases Customer Satisfaction and Sales

The following is a guest blog post by The Omnia Group. Hear from them at a breakout session at this year’s InsurEXPO17. Naturally talkative people are fun, they’re engaging, we love to listen to them describe events and tell stories. They are colorful and expressive. Often, people tell them they should be in sales. And,

3 Reasons NOT to Attend InsurEXPO17

Hopefully you have heard the buzz about InsurEXPO17, the largest insurance industry event and trade show in North Carolina. If not, mark your calendar for April 6-7 at the Sheraton Imperial RTP in Durham, NC! If you’re on the fence about attending, here are the top three reasons NOT to attend this awesome event: You

Making a Difference!

IIANC’s Young Agents Committee was proud to host our First Annual Young Agents Charity Golf Tournament on April 21,2016 at UNC Finley Golf Club in Chapel Hill.  All proceeds from golf sponsorships, golf attendees, and donations raised more than $38,000 for Make-A-Wish Central & Western NC and Make-A-Wish Eastern NC to grant wishes.  Anna Bailey with Allen Tate

Getting Involved

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Le’Trisha Lewis, CISR – First Citizens Insurance Services, Raleigh, NC Being a Young Agent you have the opportunity to be involved in many things, including working on projects. Our project this year is Make-A-Wish America. You can give

Going Beyond Best Practices

The following is a guest post by Steve Anderson, the President of The Anderson Network, Inc.. Come see Steve as one of our featured speakers at this year’s InsurEXPO16! For over 20 years the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) and Reagan Consulting have been conducting a best practices study that benchmarks what makes

How to Get a Girlfriend at a Young Agents Conference

This blog post is part of a series written by members of the IIANC Young Agents Committee. Guest Post By: Thomas Rhodes – John Hackney Agency of Rocky Mount I started off my insurance career in 2010 as a claims adjuster at Liberty Mutual Insurance and moved to the agency side in January of 2014 as a