Events Archive

NetVu 2014 Update

Hats off to the NetVu staff for another exciting convention and educational event!  From the moment you walked in the door you could feel the excitement.  People were mingling in the halls, conversing about insurance technology and reuniting with friends from around the country.  Below are my thoughts on the top seven events and experiences

Top 10 Reasons Why YOU Should Attend the Freedom Campaign Road Show

In just a couple of weeks, a team from IIANC will be traveling throughout North Carolina promoting the brand new Freedom Campaign.  Stops in Wilmington, Greenville, Cary, Greensboro and Asheville will give you the chance to learn more about this exciting, new initiative and how it can benefit YOUR agency.  Here are a few great

The Case of the Difficult Customer

A Guest Post By: Cheryl Koch, a featured speaker at InsurEXPO14!         We have a long-held belief in our firm that a bad account is a bad account is a bad account for an insurance agency.  Exactly what do we mean by that?  Simply that if you have a client that has

What’s Your Growth Plan and Budget?

A Guest Post By: Roger Sitkins, Chairman & Founder of Sitkins International and Keynote Speaker at InsurEXPO14!         There’s no doubt in my mind that every agency owner wants their company to grow. Also, with the exception of a few Retired-In-Place producers, I think that most producers want to grow, as well.

Why Should YOU Go to InsurEXPO14?

Blog post submitted by Allyson Knott ( Follow Allyson on Twitter: @Allyson_IIANC If you have ever thought of attending an IIANC event, now is the time to register! As the state’s largest and most active trade association for independent insurance agents, we also host the largest industry trade shows and conferences within the state. With

Is Your Website Working for You?

Have you ever stopped and wondered if your website is really working for you?  How many times have we as Independent Agents invested in advertising or marketing efforts without tracking the results?  Tracking your marketing and advertising is a must if you want to make sure your efforts are worth the investment.   Working with your

Does Being a Great Agent Make You a Great Manager?

I am excited to announce a great new professional development opportunity.  The IIANC Executive Leadership Program is coming to Cary beginning August 22.  The program consists of four 4-hour interactive sessions, limited to 12 participants each.  It is designed for agency owners/managers/supervisors and Young Agents looking to enhance their leadership skills.  The facilitator for the