Insurance Associations

  • American Association of Insurance Services
  • American Association of Managing General Agents
  • American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds Canadian
  • ACORD
  • Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
  • Aid Association for Lutherans
  • Agents Of America (AOA)
  • American Insurance Association
  • Automobile Insurers Bureau of Massachusetts 
  • AIPSO
  • Alabama Independent Insurance Agents, Inc.
  • Alberta Insurance Council
  • American Academy of Actuaries
  • American Academy of Insurance Medicine
  • American Agents Alliance
  • American Association for Long Term Care Insurance
  • American Association of Crop Insurers
  • American Association of Health Plans
  • American Association of Insurance Management Consultants
  • American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
  • American College (CLU)
  • American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)
  • American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (The Institutes)
  • American Institute of Marine Underwriters
  • American Institute of Professional Association Group Insurance Administrators
  • American Land Title Association
  • American Risk and Insurance Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • AMS Users' Group (NetVU)
  • ANeU (Affiliated Network of ebix Users
  • ARCO (Associated Reporting Companies)
  • American Risk Insurance Associations 
  • Arizona Chapter of the CPCU Society (AZCPCU)
  • Art Loss Register
  • Applied Systems Client Network
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Government Risk Pools
  • Association of Health Insurance Advisors
  • Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals
  • Association of Life Health Administrators
  • Association of Online Insurance Agents
  • Association of Professional Insurance Women
  • Association of Wyoming Insurance Agents
  • Atlanta Association of Insurance Professionals
  • Automobile Insurance Agents of Texas
  • Aviation Insurance Association
  • Blue Goose
  • Blue Ridge CPCU Chapter  
  • British Columbia Society of Fellows
  • California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters
  • California Bail Agents Association
  • California Council of NAIW
  • California Insurance Wholesalers Association (CIWA)
  • California Self-Insurers Association
  • California Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys' Association
  • Canadian Association of Fire Investigators
  • Canadian Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
  • Canadian Association of Insurance Women
  • Canadian Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
  • Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters
  • Canadian Captive Insurance Association
  • Canadian Coalition Against Insurance Fraud
  • Canadian Institute of Actuaries
  • Canadian Insurance Accountants Association
  • Canadian Life Health Insurance Association
  • Canadian Life Health Insurance Compensation Corp.
  • Canadian Life Insurance EDI Standards
  • Canadian Life Insurance Medical Officers Association
  • Canadian Pension Benefits Institute
  • Captive Insurance Companies Association
  • CareQuest University
  • CaroTAM
  • Casualty Actuarial Society
  • CatAdjuster.org
  • Center for Economic Justice
  • Center for Insurance Reform
  • Center to Protect Workers' Rights
  • Central Arizona RIMS Chapter
  • Central Illinois Chapter of CPCU
  • Central Jersey Claims Association
  • Central Texas Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors
  • Charlotte Association of Insurance Women
  • Chicago Northwest Suburban Chapter of CPCU
  • Cincinnati Chapter of CPCU
  • Cincinnati Insurance Board
  • Claims Conference of Northern California
  • Coalition Against Insurance Fraud
  • Compensation Advisory Organization of Michigan
  • Conference for Advanced Life Underwriting
  • Contra Costa Chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women
  • Council for Affordable Health Insurance
  • Council of Insurance Agents Brokers
  • Council of Insurance Brokers of Greater New York
  • Certified Professional Insurance Agents Society
  • CRESTA
  • Crop Insurance Research Bureau
  • Centre for Study of Insurance Operations 
  • California Workers' Compensation Institute 
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau
  • Ebix Users Association
  • FastrackCE
  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Federation of Insurance Women of Texas
  • Federation of New York Insurance Professionals
  • Financial Services Marketing Assocation
  • Florida Association of Insurance Agents
  • Florida Insurance Council
  • Florida Insurance Guaranty Association
  • Florida Surplus Lines Service Office
  • Florida Windstorm Underwriting Association
  • GAMA
  • Georgia Insurance Information Service
  • Global Association of Risk Professionals
  • Golden Gate Chapter of CPCU
  • Group 500
  • Group Underwriters Association of America (GUAA)
  • Guaranty Fund Management Services
  • Health Insurance Association of America
     
        HIAATrade group for the health insurance industry
     HEAT
     
        Help Eliminate Auto TheftOrganization to reduce auto theft losses
     http://www.cpcucharlotte.com
     
        Charlotte
     IAIABC
     
        International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions
     IASA
     
        Insurance Accounting Systems AssnMajor vendor trade show
     IBAWEST
     
        Insurance Brokers Agents of the WestFormerly IIABC WAIB
     I-CAN
     
        Insurance Consumer Advocate NetworkInformational site
     Idaho Surveying Rating Bureau
     
        ISRBIdaho's property bureau
     III International Facts
     
        Basic worldwide insurance data, from Insurance Information Institute
     Illinois Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
     
        IAIFAFormerly IL Life Underwriters Assn
     Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
     
        
     Independent Agents & Brokers of Delaware
     
        Combined Big I & PIA organization for Delaware
     Independent Agents & Brokers of Maryland
     
        Combined Big I & PIA organization for Maryland
     Independent Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania
     
        Combined Big I & PIA organization for PA
     Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers
     
        IADAOver 300 members across the U.S.
     Independent Broker Network
     
        IBNFor California personal lines brokers
     Independent Insurance Agents Brokers of America
     
        IIABABig I's national site
      Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA)
     
        Big I's national site
     Independent Insurance Agents Brokers of Arizona
     
        AZ Big I site
     Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ)
     
        Professional trade organization for independent agents & brokers in NJ
     Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York (IIABNY)
     
        Trade organization for independent agents and brokers in New York
     Independent Insurance Agents Brokers of Washington
     
        IIABAWBit I site for WA
     Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana
     
        Education, agency services
      Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa
     
        Website for the Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa, Inc., who represents most of the Iowa independent agencies
     Independent Insurance Agents of New Mexico
     
        IIANMNM Big I site
     Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina
     
        Big I site for NC
     Independent Insurance Agents of Pennsylvania
     
        Big I site for Pennsylvania
     Independent Insurance Agents of South Carolina
     
        IIASCNice clean site from IIASC
     Independent Insurance Agents of Texas
     
        IIATBig I of Texas' site, lots of material there
     Independent Insurance Brokers of Alberta
     
        Trade group for Alberta brokers
      Independent Statistical Service (ISS)
     
        Rating & reporting bureau, a division of Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIAA)
     Indiana Compensation Rating Bureau
     
        Comp bureau for Indiana
     Inland Marine Underwriters Association
     
        IMUA400 companies and 67 years strong
     Institute for Business Home Safety
     
        IBHSFormerly Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction
     Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
     
        IBACRepresenting almost 30,000 Canadian brokers
     Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
     
        Ontario affiliate of IBAC
     Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan
     
        Saskatchewan affiliate of IBAC
     Insurance Bureau of Canada
     
        Trade group for Canadian property/casualty insurance companies
     Insurance Canada
     
        General home page for the Canadian insurance market
     Insurance Committee for Arson Control
     
        ICACHelping to fight arson
     Insurance Council of Canada
     
        Site promoting Canadian insurance to the public
     Insurance Council of Manitoba
     
        Regulatory body in Manitoba, Canada
     Insurance Council of New Jersey
     
        Organization of NJ carriers
     Insurance Data Management Association (IDMA)
     
        Enhancing professionalism in data management
     Insurance Educational Association
     
        One of the first insurance educational organizations
      Insurance Federation of Minnesota
     
        Trade group representing about 75 Property/Casualty, Life/Health, and Reinsurance companies
      Insurance & Financial Communicators Association (IFCA)
     
        Professional development, networking, awards, for insurance communications folk
     Insurance Fraud Bureau
     
        Back copies on line, a searchable site, download the entire register
     Insurance Information Association of Michigan
     
        Helping Michiganders understand insurance
     Insurance Information Centre of Canada
     
        Canadian insurance information source
     Insurance Information Institute
     
        IIIU. S. insurance information source
     Insurance Information Network of California
     
        Promoting PC insurance to the public
     Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
     
        IIHSReally full site, chock-full of information
     Insurance Institute of America
     
        IIAMany professional courses and designations
     Insurance Institute of Canada
     
        IICAIIC FIIC degrees, and more
     Insurance Institute of Indiana
     
        Representing Indiana insurance companies
     Insurance Internal Audit Group
     
        Organization of insurance internal auditors
     Insurance Library Association of Boston
     
        Library, plus courses
     Insurance Loss Control Association
     
        ILCALoss control organization
      Insurance Marketing Communications Association
     
        Trade group for p/c advertising marketing folks
     Insurance Marketplace Standards Association
     
        Ethics for life sales
     Insurance National Search, Inc.
     
        INSGroup of over 30 insurance recruiting firms, with job listings
     Insurance Professional of Calgary
     
        Professional organization in Calgary, Canada
     Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society
     
        IRESOrganization for professional regulators
     Insurance Research Council
     
        Independent insurance research, since 1977
     Insurance School of Chicago
     
        CPCU, IIA, and other courses
     Insurance Services Office (ISO)
     
        Rates, rules & forms manuals + many other services
     Insurance Society of Baltimore
     
        Insurance education since 1969
     Insurance Society of Philadelphia
     
        Since 1901
     Insurance Technology Coalition
     
        Providing info to Congress federal policy makers
     Insurance Women of Greater Cincinnati
     
        Part of NAIW
     Insurance Women of North San Diego
     
        Part of NAIW
     Insurers' Advisory Organization
     
        IAOFormerly the Canadian Board of Fire Underwriters
     Inter-Company Marketing Group
     
        Financial service company alliances
      Inter-Company Marketing Group (ICMG)
     
        Nonprofit association fostering strategic alliances between insurance & financial services companies.
     Intermediaries Reinsurance Underwriters Association
     
        IRUAReinsurance trade group
     International Actuarial Association
     
        Professional group for actuaries
     International Association of Auto Theft Investigators
     
        IAATIHaving had 3 cars stolen, I wish them luck!
     International Association of Insurance Receivers
     
        Professional organization
     International Association of Qualified Financial Planners
     
        Formerly the Concerned Planners Group
     International Association of Special Investigation Units
     
        IASIU
     International Claim Association
     
        ICALife/health claims organization
     International Cooperative Mutual Cooperative Federation
     
        International insurance organization
     International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
     
        
     International Institute of Loss Adjusters
     
        Property adjusters, worldwide
     International Insurance Brokers Association
     
        IBAServing over 100 countries
     International Insurance Institute, Inc.
     
        Claims training, other services.
     International Insurance Society
     
        1,000 members in 90 countries
     International Litigation Management Association
     
        For insurance professionals
     International Network for Insurance
     
        I.N.I.International organization, 63 countries
     Intersure Partners
     
        Coalition of 43 major agencies in the US and England
     Iowa Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
      Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame
     
        Recognizes outstanding contributions to the Iowa insurance industry. 
     Iroquois Group
     
        Largest of the agency cluster organizations
      Jewelry Insurance Appraisal Institute
     
        Awards the Certified Insurance Appraiser degree
     Latin American Agents Association
     
        Supporting the Hispanic insurance community
      Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies (Florida)
     
        Serving the Latin/diversity agency community principles and agents
     Life Health Insurance Foundation for Education
     
        LIFEGeneral info about L H
     Life Insurance Institute of Canada
     
        LIICLH carriers' trade group
     LIMRA International
     
        Life insurance financial services marketing, research education
     LOMA
     
        Life Office Management AssociationSupport for the life financial products agency
     Long Term Care International Forum
     
        Supporting the long term care insurance industry
     Loss Executives Association
     
        LEAOrganization of property loss adjusters
     LUTC
     
        Life Underwriter Training Council
     Maine Insurance Agents Association
     
        Combination IIABA/PIA trade group
     Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents
     
        Big I affiliate in MA
     Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women
     
        MAIW
     Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Assoc.
     
        FAIR plan for Mass.
     Mass Marketing Insurance Institute (MI2.org)
     
        Organization devoted to promoting worksite marketing
     MIB
     
        Organization for life/health/disability carriers, helps reduce underwriting fraud
     Michigan Association of Health Underwriters
     
        Michigan chapter of NAHU
     Michigan Association of Insurance Agents
     
        MAIABig I organization in Michigan
     Michigan Insurance Federation
     
        Association of MI PC Carriers
     Mid-Tennessee Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
     Million Dollar Round Table
     
        MDRTPremier organization for life insurance sales recognition
     Minnesota Self-Insurers' Association
     
        Trade group for MN self-insureds
     Minnesota Workers Compensation Insurance Association
     
        MWCIAMN’s workers comp bureau
     Mississippi State Rating Bureau
     
        Property bureau in Mississippi
     Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission
     
        Workers' Comp bureau for Mississippi
     Missouri Association of Insurance Agents
     
        Big I PIA combined organization
     Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
     
        MAMIC
     Missouri Insurance Coalition
     
        Trade group for Missouri insurers
     MSO
     
        Mutual Service OfficeNJ-based rating statistical service bureau
     NAIC
     
        National Association of Insurance CommissionersGateway to a lot of regulatory information
      NAIFA - New York State Mid-Hudson Region
     
        Web site for the NAIFA Associations in Dutchess, Orange/Sullivan, Rockland, Ulster and Westchester
     NAII
     
        National Association of Independent InsurorsOver 560 insurance companies are members
      NAIW - North East Atlanta chapter
     
        Website for this chapter of the National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW)
     NAIW Region VIII
     
        Site for Region VIII of the NAIW (National Association of Insurance Women), serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada & Utah.
     NAMIC
     
        National Association of Mutual Insurance CompaniesOver 1200 strong
     NAPEO
     
        National Association of Professional Employer Organizations
     NAPIA
     
        National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
     NAPSLO
     
        National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices, Inc.Major trade group
     National Academy of Social Insurance
     
        Non-profit research and educational organization
      National African American Insurance Association
     
        Professional organization for black professionals in the insurance industry.
     National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research
     
        Insurance courses offered nationally
     National Association for Variable Annuities
     
        Open to anyone interested in this area
     National Association of Alternative Benefit Consultants
     
        NAABCFocused on MSA's
     National Association of Crop Insurance Agents
     
        NACIA
     National Association of Financial Estate Planning
     
        NAFEP
     National Association of Health Underwriters
     
        NAHUAbout 15,000 membership
     National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters
     
        NAIIA
     National Association of Independent Insurance Auditors Engineers
     
        NAIIAE
     National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies
     
        NAILBA
     National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
     
        NAIFAFormerly NALU
     National Association of Insurance Women
     
        NAIWMembership benefits of a great organization
     National Association of Professional Allstate Agents
     
        NAPAA
     National Association of Professional Enrollment Specialists/Enrollment Specialists International
     
        N.A.P.E.S./ESI
     National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
     
        NAPIARepresenting insureds
     National Association of SIS Partner Agents
     
        NASPASIS agencies users group
     National Association of Subrogation Professionals
     
        NASPPublic site, with members area
     National Association of Surety Bond Producers
     
        NASBPMembership publications info
      National Association of Third Party Claims Administrators
     
        NATPCA is a trade group for TPAs
     National Auto Agents Alliance
     
        NAAAFor agents who write non-standard auto
     National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds
     
        Support for state guaranty funds
     National Crop Insurance Services
     
        Bureau for crop insurance
     National Insurance Crime Bureau
     
        NICBWorking against insurance fraud
     National Insurance Producer Registry
     
        Implementing NAIC's Producer Database
     National Insurance Task Force
     
        NITFWorking with community organizations
      National Lenders' Insurance Council
     
        Non-profit association seeks to reduce insurable property losses through government/industry partnerships, education
     National Organization of Life Health Guaranty Associations
     
        NOLHGA
     National Society of Insurance Premium Auditors
     
        NSIPAAwards the CIPA designation
     National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
     
        NSPIIUseful site, not just for investigators
     National Structured Settlements Trade Association
     
        NSSTA
     NCCI (National Council on Compensation Insurance)
     
        Largest of the workers comp bureaus
     NCOIL
     
        National Conference of Insurance LegislatorsLegislators interested in insurance
     NEITUS NorthEast Insurance Technology UserS
     
        Users group, various software and vendors
     Nevada Surplus Lines Association
     
        For all surplus lines brokers in NV
     New Jersey Compensation Rating Inspection Bureau
     
        NJCRIBNJ workers compensation bureau
     New York Association of Independent Adjusters, Inc.
     
        
     New York Auto Agents Alliance
     
        NYAAATrade organization for NY auto agents
     New York City Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
     
        NYCAIFA
     New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board
     
        NYCIRBNew York’s workers comp bureau
     Nonprofit Risk Management Center
     
        Helping nonprofits with insurance
     Nonprofits' Insurance Alliance of California
     
        Liability insurance pool for Calif. nonprofit organizations
     North American Contingency Association
     
        NACADealing with unusual risks
     North Carolina Insurance Guaranty Association
     
        NCIGANC’s post-assessment guaranty fund
     North Carolina Rating Bureau
     
        NCRBRating bureau for multiple lines of insurance in North Carolina
     North Carolina Reinsurance Facility
     
        NCRFNorth Carolina’s assigned risk plan
     Northern Indiana Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
      NW Insurance Council
     
        Non-profit insurance education organization
     Ohio Agents Alliance
     
        Professional organization for Ohio auto agents, part of National Auto Agents Alliance
     Ohio Association of Insurance Agents
     
        Big I site of Ohio
     Ohio Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
     
        OAIFA
     Ohio Association of Professional Specialty Lines Offices
     
        OAPSLO
     Ohio Insurance Institute
     
        Supporting Ohio’s property/casualty insurance industry
      Oklahoma Agents Alliance
     
        SIAA Master Agency, located in Oklahoma
     Ontario Insurance Adjuster Association
     
        Trade group of Ontario, Canada adjusters
     Ontario Mutual Insurance Association
     
        Organization of farm mutual insurance companies
     Organization of Flying Adjusters
     
        OFAAviation adjusters trade group
     OSHA
     
        Occupational Safety Health AdministrationNot actually an insurance site, but relevant
     Ottawa Association of Insurance Professionals
     
        Professional group in Ottawa, Canada
     Ottawa Valley Adjusters Association
     
        Educational social group, since 1961
     Pacific Northwest Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
      PCIAA - Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
     
        Trade group for over 1,000 P&C carriers
     Pennsylvania Association of Insurance Financial Advisors
     
        Part of NAIFA
     Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
     
        PAMIC
     Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau
     
        PCRBPennsylvania’s workers comp bureau
     PERMA
     
        Public Employer Risk Mgmt AssnFor non-profit self insureds
     Philadelphia Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
     PIA
     
        National Association of Professional Insurance Agents2nd largest independent agent group
     PIA of Arkansas
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Arkansas' site
     PIA of CA, AZ, NV, NM
     
        Site for this 4-state combination agency trade group
     PIA of Florida
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Florida's site
     PIA of Georgia
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia's site
     PIA of Indiana
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Indiana's site
     PIA of Kentucky
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Kentucky's site
     PIA of Louisiana
     
        Professional Agents of Louisiana's site
     PIA of Michigan
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Michigan's site
     PIA of Mississippi
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Mississippi's site
     PIA of Nebraska
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Nebraska's site
     PIA of North Carolina
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of North Carolina's site
     PIA of NY, NJ, CT NH
     
        Site for this 4-state combination agency trade group
     PIA of Ohio
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Ohio's site
     PIA of OK KS
     
        Site for this 2-state combination agency trade group
     PIA of OR, ID, WA, AK MT
     
        Site for this 5-state combination agency trade group
     PIA of Puerto Rico
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Puerto Rico's site
     PIA of Tennessee
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Tennessee's site
     PIA of Texas
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Texas' site
     PIA of VA DC
     
        Site for this 2-state combination agency trade group
     PIA of Wisconsin
     
        Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin's site
     PIPSO
     
        Property Insurance Plans Service OfficeReporting bureau for FAIR Beach plans
     PLUS
     
        Professional Liability Underwriting SocietyOver 4000 members, RPLU designation
     PRIMA
     
        Public Risk Management AssociationOrganization for public sector risk managers
     Professional Bail Agents of the United States
     
        PBUS
     Professional Insurance Marketing Association
     
        PIMATrade group for affinity marketing
     Property Casualty Insurance Compensation Corporation
     
        PACICCCanadian guarantee fund
     Property Loss Research Bureau
     
        PLRBProperty claims bureau
     Public Agency Risk Managers Association
     
        PARMA 2000For governmental risk managers
     Public Utilities Risk Management Association
     
        PURMARM for public utilities
     Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario
     
        RIBOCanadian provincial agents group
     Reinsurance Association of America
     
        RAATrade group for P C reinsurers in America
     Reinsurance Research Council
     
        Trade group for Canadian reinsurers
     RIMS
     
        Risk Insurance Management SocietyLargest and highly professional organization
     Sagitta Mini Users Group
     
        SMUGFor AMS' Sagitta customers
     San Diego CPCU Chapter
     
        San Diego CPCU Chapter website
     Self-Insurance Institute of America
     
        SIIASupporting self-insureds since 1981
     Society of Actuaries
     
        Very professional site
     Society of Certified Insurance Counselors
     
        CICFor those holding the CIC designation
     Society of CPCU
     
        See CPCU Society
     Society of Financial Service Professionals
     
        Formerly the American Society of CLU ChFC
     Society of Insurance Financial Management
     
        Formerly the Society of Insurance Accountants
     Society of Insurance Licensing Administrators
     
        SILATwo professional designations, and other stuff
     Society of Insurance Research
     
        SIRThese folks know how to find stuff
     Society of Insurance Trainers Educators
     
        SITEInfo on membership, convention, education
     Society of Risk Management Consultants
     
        RM consultants, who do not sell or broker insurance
     Southern Loss Association
     
        Professional group for southern property loss folk
     Specialty Agents, Inc.
     
        Trade group of Florida auto insurance agents
     Spread the Risk
     
        Kevin Hennosy's insurance research public information site
     Strategic Independent Agents Alliance
     
        SIAANetwork of over 500 agencies
     Surety Information Office
     
        SIOPromoting the field of surety bonding
     Surplus Line Association of Oregon
     
        Supporting the Oregon Surplus Line law
     Surplus Lines Association of California
     
        First association of it’s kind
      Surplus Lines Association of New Jersey
     
        Association of Surplus Lines Agents an Companies in New Jersey
      Target Markets Program Administrators Association
     
        Group for program administrators
     Texas Association of Responsible Nonsubscribers
     
        TXANSFor those who opt out of TX WC
     Texas Automobile Insurance Plan Association
     
        TAIPATexas assigned risk plan
     Texas Coalition for Affordable Insurance Solutions
     
        TCAIS
     Texas Property Casualty Insurance Guarantee Association
     
        TPCIGA
     Texas Surplus Lines Association
     
        Promoting the TX surplus lines business
     The Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association
     
        
     Toronto Insurance Conference
     
        Professional organization
     Toronto Insurance Women's Association
     
        Professional organization, since 1960
     Tri-Valley Insurance Professionals
     
        Northern California association of insurance professionals.
     United Policyholders
     
        Non-profit consumer rights education group
     Urban Insurance Partners Institute
     
        Devoted solely to urban affairs
     Viatical Life Settlements Association of America
     
        Supporting the viatical settlement industry
     Washington Self-Insurers Association
     
        For WA workcomp self-insurers
     Washington State Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
     Washington Surveying Rating Bureau
     
        WSRBProperty bureau for Washington state
     Westchester Insurance Professionals
     
        WIPNYRegional professional group
     West Chicago Chapter of CPCU
     
        Affiliated with Society of CPCU
     Western Agency Officers Association
     
        WAOAFor marketing officers of life companies
     Western Risk and Insurance Association
     
        The primary goals of the Western Risk and Insurance Association are to promote education and research in the field of Risk Management and Insurance.
      WIAA - Western Insurance Agents Association
     
        P&C independent agents association
     WISe
     
        World Insurance e-commerceFormerly LIMNET, RINET, WIN, now merging with ACORD
     Women in Insurance & Financial Services
     Workers Compensation Claims Association
     Workers’ Compensation Claims Professionals
     Workers Compensation Rating Inspection Bureau
     Workers Compensation Research Institute
     Workforce Safety & Insurance
      

 

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