Agency Membership


Agency membership is available to all independent insurance agencies operated in the American Agency System (must represent more than one insurance company).

Member agencies are affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc. (IIABA) and all agency staff members are considered members at the state and national level. Trusted Choice membership is included in Agency membership.

Annual Dues are based on agency size, number of employees and branch locations.

Agency Member Benefits


Insurance Coverage for Agencies
  • E&O Insurance: Property &
  • E&O Insurance:  Life/Health
  • E&O Umbrella
  • Data Breach
  • Life Insurance
  • Commercial Umbrella Policy
  • Accidental Death &
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short – Term Disability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Retirement Services

 Insurance Coverage for Clients 

  • Workers Compensation
    Meadowbrook TPA
  • Personal Umbrella
    Coverage (RLI)
  • In-Home Business Policy (RLI)
  • Big “I” Markets (variety of
  • Contractors Program:

Non-Insurance Products & Services

  • Imperial Premium Finance
  • Caliper Employee Placement
  • InsurBanc
  • UPS Discount

 Conferences/Special Events

  • Annual Business Meeting
  • Annual Convention
  • IIABA Youth Golf – Vermont Round
  • VIAA Education Day
  • IIABA National Meetings


  • Daily representation in Montpelier &
    Washington DC
Award Winning Education Programs
  • Accredited Customer Service
    Representative (ACSR)
  • Accredited Adviser in
    Insurance (AAI)
  • Certified Insurance Service  
    Representative (CISR)
  • Certified Insurance
    Counselor (CIC)
  • Construction Risk and
    Ins. Specialist (CRIS)
  • Certified Professional Ins
    Agent (CPIA)
  • CE Approved Courses
  • Agency Specific In-House
  • E&O Risk Management 
  • Property & Casualty Pre-Licensing 
  • ABEN Webcasts
  • Virtual University  
    “Ask An Expert”

 Agency Marketing

  • Trusted Choice – IIABA’s
    Marketing Brand

 Agency Information

  • Trusted Choice Agency Locator
  • Green Mountain Agent
    ( monthly  digital magazine)
  • (VIAA’s website)
  • Legislative & Special Updates
    on  Timely Issues
  • Independent Agent Magazine
  • IIABA Best Practices
  • Personal Assistance From
    VIAA Staff

Young Agents Committee

The purpose of the VIAA
Young Agents Committee
is to provide a platform that will encourage
and support leadership development,
education and recruitment of young
agents for the members of the VIAA.