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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This morning, Gov. DeWine signed the state’s two-year operating budget into law. Of importance to agents is that the language that would have resulted in a significant tax increase for many...
With a deal not reached on the two-year state operating budget by the June 30th deadline, the Ohio General Assembly sent an interim state operating budget to Gov. DeWine for approval last night...

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This article was originially written and published by Hawksoft.Escaping change is impossible. It is the only way to make progress, both in our personal and professional lives. For an independent...
The OIA launched business planning and valuation practice in early 2018 to fill a void in the marketplace. We recognized that many of our agencies were not seeking valuation services that were...
This article was originally written by Ariel Lerner and published by Medium. Hiring and retaining talent is getting harder every year. What do today’s bright young people look for from a...
This article was originally written by Big I Virtual University and published in IA Magazine.An insured has a $5-million limit on their umbrella policy but wants to show only a $2-million limit on...
This article was originally written by Big "I" Virtual University, and was originally published by IA Magazine.On a homeowners insured’s property, severe microbursts knock down 12...