OIA is leading the way for Ohio’s independent insurance agents. As industry thought leaders, we are focused on helping our member agents reinvent new ways to deliver their promise of peace of mind and protection. Learn more about the OIA mission.

We offer our members access to the best resources, tools and training programs available. OIA serves our members in four key areas: advocacy, professional development, business solutions and industry thought leadership.

To ensure Ohio’s independent agents meet the demands of the modern insurance consumer, we are committed to helping our members grow in the following areas:

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Ohio Insurance Agents Association (OIA) has hired Haley Broadway as the new Education & Events Coordinator. Haley is an alumna of Bowling Green State University, and has over 5 years of event...
It may be cliche, but in business it’s the truth. Independent agents need to know what the landscape looks like to stay competitive and keep bringing in new talent. Through IntellAgents, you...

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Help your clients understand popular insurance topics with these turnkey resources you can use at your agency.

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On May 9, the Ohio House of Representatives passed legislation with a vote of 85-9 to create a budget for the state of Ohio for the next two fiscal years. In a significant reversal from the...
This article was written by Chris Boggs, and originally published in Virtual University.Although every independent agent knows insurance is not a commodity, many treat the homeowners' (HO...
Written by Rick Fox, Vice President of Agency Associations, VertaforeAccelerate, powered by NetVU, is the largest annual gathering of Vertafore solution users—but did you know there are a ton...
This article was written by Big I Virtual University and originally published by IA Magazine.QUESTIONIf an office employee occasionally drives a company vehicle to deliver mail or...
This article was written by John Putnam and originally published by Independent Agents & Brokers of America, Inc.When it comes to reevaluating the flood exposure, agents will need to...