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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OIA volunteers are committed, passionate individuals that give their time, energy and talent toward furthering our association’s mission for members, and their clients and policyholders. We...
XENIA — Perk Reichley earned a high honor from the YMCA during its annual meeting.The Xenia resident received the 2018 E.L. Kohnle award for his years of dedicated service and leadership to...

Consumer Education Resources

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

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Latest Blog Posts

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...
This article was written by Todd Sorrel, co-founder of ePayPolicy, and originally published by Agency Nation.With 40% of online transactions happening on mobile*, one of the biggest...
This article was written by Will Jones, IA Assistant Editor, and originally published by IA Magazine.Slowly but surely, the insurance industry is waking up to the idea that paper isn’t...
The average adult makes 35,000 conscious decisions in any given day.  It’s true! Don’t believe me – I didn’t believe it either until I found multiple credible sources...
Attraction, acquisition and retention are the three legs of the client continuum stool. Agents tend to focus their energy and resources on the front two legs—attraction and acquisition&mdash...