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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Since 1897, OIA has been the champion advocate and trusted advisor for independent agents in Ohio. To advance the independent agency system, OIA has made strategic partnerships over the years in...
The Ohio BWC is continuing their trend of lowering workers’ compensation costs for Ohio’s private employers. In July, a 20 percent cut for private employers took effect and this will be...

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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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This article was orginially written and published by WAHVE.When most employees first start to work from home, it feels like a dream: flexible work hours, no early morning commute, and nobody...
An insured notices water leaking from their roof and calls a commercial roofer to make repairs. The roofer informs the insured that the roof has sustained significant hail damage.The insured has...
This article was written by Walt Capell, and originally published by IA Magazine.Inland marine: Just the name leads to confusion for many business owners, especially those who are not familiar with...
This article was originally written by Big 'I' Virtual University and published in IA Magazine.An insured’s daughter is attending a military service academy starting this fall...
This article was orginially written by Ron Hettler and published by IA Magazine. One of the biggest advantages of being an independent agent is the ability to shop around for coverage on...