New Agencies / Start-Ups

Why join SIAA?

13% of independent insurance agents can’t be wrong

$8.1 Billion in Premium

Full & highest commissions

Big is Better – size, clout, stability

No minimum volume requirement for profit-sharing and local and national commission incentives

Your clients and companies are always yours

Get in On the Growth

SIAA Independent Strategic Member Agencies are growing their premiums with access to many competitive insurance companies providing top-level commissions, national and local incentives and profit sharing without minimums. Whether you’re a direct writer, producer or captive, or life & financial services agent looking to become a new independent agency, SIAA is the strategic alliance you need to grow your business.

Give Your Agency a Strong Start

Focused on start-up Member Agencies, our Agency FOUNDATION is a consultation program that includes discounts on agency services, access to third-party providers, access to successful and proven methodologies, and some simple yet essential helpful hints. This program helps new agencies to establish a foundation for building and operating a business, not simply writing insurance. We have more than 30 years of experience and bring the benefit of the resultant knowledge and skills to our start-up Member Agencies in helping them to accelerate the ramp-up to success.

SIAA is a national alliance of independent insurance agencies dedicated to the creation, retention, growth and continued success of the independent insurance agency distribution system.

Attract New Customers with SIAA Marketing

Our philosophy begins with the customer. Focusing on providing them with the best service at the best price. SIAA Marketing is powered by a diverse group of marketing professionals and strives to provide SIAA’s Member Agencies with the tools to attract new customers, engage in customer retention strategies, and take advantage of cross-sell opportunities.

Find the Perfect Program at the Perfect Price

Available to SIAA member agents only, MarketFinder has developed an extensive online portal where members can quickly search for a market for that hard-to-place piece of business. SIAA prides itself on providing solutions that afford independent agents the opportunity to grow their businesses with competitively priced programs and markets. SIAA further supports its members through regular program training and business development materials.

Keeping Agents Informed and Providing Access to Educational Tools

To help our Member Agencies increase their sales and revenue, the Training & Learning Center (TLC) offers courses that further their education in the areas of sales and agency growth. The TLC includes the QuickSTART program, providing Member Agents with an innovative, “first of its kind in our industry” new agent training program.

Boost Your Commercial Business

The Business Insurance Advantage (BIA) division was created to enable Member Agencies to start or grow profitable small commercial lines of business. This group assists Member Agencies in utilizing existing SIAA services and materials, such as the SIAA online store, Training & Learning Center, and mentoring program as a means of rounding out their books of business by producing small commercial lines premium volume.

Being a part of SIAA has continued to separate us from the pack. The advantages and opportunities afforded by SIAA membership have pushed our income way above the norm!

Tim Hyland, Hyland, Block & Hyland, Louisville, Ky.