Nominations Open for PIA National Awards
WASHINGTON — Does your CSR deserve recognition? Do you know a hot young producer who is an inspiration? Then make this the year that you make a nomination for a prestigious national award presented by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA).
Nominations are being accepted now through February 6, 2017 for the association’s Professional Agent of the Year, Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the Year and Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year awards.
The PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year Award is given annually to an outstanding agency customer service representative who works for a PIA member insurance agency. Nominations for this award are made by PIA members. The CSR of the Year Award is sponsored for the fifteenth year in a row by The Hartford, a member carrier of The PIA Partnership as well as a Pinnacle Partner.
The PIA National Young Insurance Professional of the Year Award is given to an outstanding employee, owner or principal of a PIA member agency who is under the age of 40 or a member of a PIA-affiliated Young Insurance Professionals association. PIA members as well as PIA state and regional affiliates may make nominations for this award, which is sponsored for the twelfth year in a row by Rough Notes magazine.
The PIA National Professional Agent of the Year Award, the association’s highest national award of distinction, is presented annually to one outstanding professional insurance agent who is a member of PIA. Nominations for this award are made by PIA state and regional affiliate associations.
All three awards will be presented during a luncheon ceremony on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia, held in conjunction with the 2017 PIA Federal Legislative Summit and 2017 PIA National Spring Governance Meetings. Learn more and download nomination forms at www.pianet.com/awards.
PIA’s four other prominent national awards — the Company Award of Excellence, the Managing General Agency of the Year, the Company Representative of the Year and Excellence in Social Media — will be presented in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 15, 2017 in conjunction with the association’s Fall Governance Meetings.
Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America SM.PIA’s web address is www.pianet.com