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October 2015 - PIA Connection

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October 2015    National Association of Professional Insurance Agents


In This Issue:

COVER STORY: Facebook Advertising: Take Control

            Harness the Marketing Power of Facebook to Grow Your Agency

PIA-backed PACE Act Is Enacted

Allows States to Continue to Define Small Group Market in Health Insurance

Insurance Issues Defy Capitol Hill Gridlock

            Lawmakers Take Bipartisan Action to Advance Insurance Bills

Home Sweet Home

            PIA Members Meet with Their Members of Congress to Advance Our Issues

President’s Message
            PIA National President Robert W. Hansen, Jr. Looks Ahead

CEO’s Message

            Mike Becker Praises ACORD President & CEO Gregory Maciag

The PIA National Awards—Honoring the Best

MMG Insurance Named 2015 PIA Company of the Year
Ed Lack Named 2015 Company Representative of the Year
Mansfield Insurance Receives the 2015 Excellence in Social Media Award
Bailey Special Risks Named 2015 MGA of the Year

PIA Product Spotlight

Prescription Discount Card for PIA members, Their Employees and Clients

Your Member Benefits From PIA National

Products, Services and More for PIA Members

News Briefs

A Good Drought Is a Hurricane Drought; Ben Nelson Won’t Renew NAIC Contract; Flood Producers Honor Clements

The Last Word

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak on Why State-based Insurance Regulation is Best


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Ted Besesparis




Alexi Papandon

Advertising Director



Sade N. Hale

Managing Editor



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