Insurance Professionals of Santa Barbara is a local chapter in direct affiliation with the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP). In addition to the work we do in our own backyard, we are part of a nationwide organization geared to the betterment of the insurance industry and its hard working professionals. Please see the benefits of membership below:
Strong industry alliances and enhanced professional development are goals of our organization. As a member of IAIP, you will have incredible opportunities to make business contacts with insurance professionals in all lines of insurance across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and other countries outside of the U.S.
Membership is an investment in your career! International Insurance Professionals offers continuing education and professional development so members can gain technical knowledge, leadership skills and the confidence to successfully communicate and advance in the industry. Approved Continuing Education includes topics for all careers in insurance and risk management.
You will be more valuable to your company because of the benefits gained from belonging to IAIP. Our professional development programs cover negotiation skills, selling techniques, mentoring, communication and industry specific programs ranging from policy coverage to policy exclusions and limitations often overlooked or misunderstood by both agents and clients.
Networking opportunities through local, council, regional and international activities provide you with an expanded circle of business contacts and knowledge. Member Resource and Agency Countersignature Referral Service: Have you ever needed coverage or licensing information for another state? NAIW (International) offers members the opportunity to share their expertise with other members and the industry.
The IAIP web site provides members with access to association and industry news and information. The IAIP Career Center helps keep industry professionals employed in the industry during this time of mergers and acquisitions.
IAIP members have the opportunity to earn professional designations available only to IAIP members: Certified Professional Insurance Woman/Man (CPIW/M) and Diversified Advance Education (DAE). Designations provide tangible evidence of educational achievement, industry commitment and association involvement.
Members may compete for a variety of awards on the local, council, regional and international levels. Awards recognize industry excellence and achievement in areas of claims, public speaking, automation and association participation.
Ready to Join?
Please visit the IAIP website and click on: "Join Now."