The 2024 IAIP Convention began with inspiration and enthusiasm as our dynamic keynote speaker taught us that deflate, relate and elevate is the formula to create connection from chaos. The Ignite panelists shared with us an engaging and, at times, humorous state of the industry discussion including everything from talent acquisition to inflation. And every

By Brenda Hornyak, ACSR, CISR, CPIW, DAE ACSR, CISR, CPCU, CIC, CRM, ARM, AINS, API: all are designations are available through state agencies and National Alliance. All require completion of courses to distinguish yourself in the insurance industry.  But did you know, as part of your added membership benefits, IAIP offers the following designations? CIIP:

Scholarship Deadlines: January 15 & August 15 Scholarship Submission Guidelines: Application Checklist provides a guide to what reviewers will be looking for: Grant Deadlines: October 15 & March 15 Grant Submission Guidelines Application Checklist provides a guide to what reviewers will be looking for: The NAIW International Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3 insurance trust to

By Mark Coberly As I peruse my Facebook page and see the many members of IAIP post pictures and videos of their beloved pets, of which I am the biggest offender, I often wonder, “Are those pets covered by insurance?” If you attended the IAIP Convention in Louisville, you would probably remember the speech I

By Niaris Rabell, MS-RMI, AINS, AIS, API, CLP, CIIP, CIC, CRM, CISR There are many misconceptions about whether an introvert can lead. Some of them say we are antisocial, shy, arrogant, nerds and incapable of being good leaders. I know there are some people who, like me, felt intimidated from developing as leaders because of

By Vickie Harmon, CMA, CIIP, CLP, CSCA How excited are you to join us in Scottsdale, AZ for the International Convention? Registered yet? Missed the early bird pricing? Fear not! It’s still possible to get some assistance attending the convention. Have you asked your employer for support to attend? Attending the annual convention isn’t just

By Stephanie J. Oakes, AINS, CLP, VTAIP President There is so much to celebrate during IAIP Week, May 19 – 25! We are a vibrant organization of insurance professionals supporting each other through what have been some difficult years. What have we done? We quickly adapted to using virtual tools to stay connected; we launched