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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On March 20, Ohio became the third state to enact insurance-specific legislation pertaining to data security. Fortunately, many of OIA’s members will not be required to comply with several...
COLUMBUS – If you are a parent of a teenage driver, your child's safety is your first concern. Though you cannot always be by their side, you can take steps to help keep them safe behind...

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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 orignially written by Chris Boggs and published by IA Magazine.Insurance Services Office (ISO) filed 30 changes to its personal auto policy program effective Sept. 1, 2018. Over a...
This artice was originally published as a guest blog by Cam Bob III, Infinity Leads, and published by Hawksoft.With digitization being at the forefront of conversation for most industries and...
This article was written by Matt Masiello and originally published by Insurance Journal.Today is a great time to be an independent agent, but running an independent agency is not easy...
This article was written by David Tralka and published in IA Magazine.You’re at the top of your game. You’ve worked hard to become the No. 1 producer in your agency. You’ve won...
This article was originaly published by Agency Nation.You might be surprised to know that running an insurance agency and a software company are more alike than they are different. At the end of...