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Why Join IIAV

IIAV offers membership options for both independent insurance agencies and for companies that support independent agents. There are many benefits and values that come with an IIAV membership. IIAV Membership....What is your agency missing?

  • Well, just for starters, you would have access, 24 hours a day to answers about legislative matters or technical 
questions. This information is always as close as your fax machine or web browser.

You could participate in the best education programs at a discounted rate, to fulfill your continuing education requirements. We offer classes in locations all around the state so everyone in your office doesn't have to travel to Timbuktu. Y E S, you can count on IIAV to be Your Education Source with accurate course approvals and CE tracking system.

You’d have the enhanced opportunity to network with other agents or make important contacts with a variety of company representatives that could lead to expanding your business. IIAV meetings always provide a forum to expand your industry connections.

You’d benefit from IIAV keeping you informed of the legislative changes or technical information on current issues. IIAV proactively works to keep you alerted to the rapidly evolving issues affecting your clients throughout the year with our monthly e-newsletter, quarterly magazine and e-alerts.

You’d enjoy access to the products, services, and benefits mentioned herein to help you operate your agency more efficiently.

Click on the tabs below to learn more about the membership options and to apply to join. 

Learn more about the programs, products and services offered by IIAV!

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IIAV offers the following membership options:
Agency Membership:
Independently owned and operated insurance agencies that do business in Virginia are eligible for Agency membership in IIAV. Member agencies may not be affiliated or under common ownership with a direct writer or captive agency. Member agencies gain access to a broad range of benefits, including publications, continuing education courses, reimbursement of advertising costs and the ability to sell new markets offered through Big I Markets.
IIAV Value of Associate Membership
Associate membership is open to any company or individual that supports the independent agency system. Associates gain access to member events and publications, and they are eligible to reserve an exhibition booth at IIAV's annual Conference & Trade Show.

Partnership Program: 
A sponsorship program for associate members who believe supporting the Association on an on-going basis is a high priority. Becoming an IIAV Partner provokes the opportunity for a high-profile, year-long exposure to members of IIAV. It shows your committment to our mission of providing our members a sustainable, competitve advantage through education, resources, products, services and legislative advocacy. 

IIAV is here to serve you, promote your agency, and foster the value of the independent insurance agency system.  To apply for membership, click on the links below to download and print a membership application. 

For additional information on becoming a member, please feel free to email Rich Messler at or call (804) 747-9300 or 1-800-288-4428.