PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS

Connecticut

Government and Industry Affairs

PIA is your direct line to decision makers—in government and industry—representing your interests and facing down threats agencies arenít equipped to handle alone.

  • Surveys
  • 2013 Agency Perpetuation Survey—A survey to guide PIA assistance in members' perpetuation planning and attracting younger professionals to the industry.
  • 2014 PIA Market Trends Survey—A survey tracking PIA member perceptions of pricing, remarketing, underwriting, nonrenewals and the use of wholesalers and trending from the previous yearís survey.
  • 2012 Company Performance Survey —An annual survey of PIA members ranking carriers in a number of categories: service, compensation, claims, technology and more.
  • 2011 PIA System & Transaction Agency Research Survey—Offers data on how agents interface with insurance carriers to rate, place and service business.
  • 2010 Company Performance Survey —An annual survey of PIA members ranking carriers in a number of categories: service, compensation, claims, technology and more.
  • 2009 Company Performance Survey—An annual survey of PIA members ranking carriers in a number of categories: service, compensation, claims, technology and more.
  • Company Performance Survey trends—Historical results of the PIA Company Performance Survey since 2009 ranking carriers in a number of categories: service, compensation, claims, technology and more.
  • Company Performance Survey archive—Historical results of the PIA Company Performance Survey from inception to 2008 ranking carriers in a number of categories: service compensation, claims, technology and more.
  • Company Benchmark Survey—A recent benchmark survey of PIA members identifying those items of utmost importance to association members in their carrier relationships.
  • Government and Industry Engagement
  • Diamond Club Reception—An informal meeting of PIA members and state legislators that promotes candid discussion of important industry issues.
  • Federal Legislative Summit—PIA members travel to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to lobby lawmakers on key issues facing the industry.
  • PIACT Company Visits—A series of meetings between PIACT volunteer leaders, staff and top insurance company executives. Topics of general importance to the industry and specific relevance to the carrier are discussed.
  • PIACT Political Action Committee—PIACT's PAC supports lawmakers of all political parties who understand and act on the issues affecting insurance professionals.

  • Resources
  • Departments of insurance—Links to various states' departments of insurance.
  • Departments of motor vehicles—Links to various states' departments of motor vehicles.
  • Elected officials—Links to your state and federal elected officials.
  • Grassroots dos and don'ts—Guidelines and suggestions to help members work effectively with lawmakers.