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Let your membership pay for itself

Make the most of your membership investment by taking advantage of these great money-saving discounts on the products and services businesses use every day.

Agility Recovery
HawkSoft Agency Management System Print Products*
Alamo Car Rental*
Spectrio on-hold messaging*
Rough Notes Producer Online*
A.M. Best
ISOnet
Shipping*
Central Licensing Bureau*
Motor Vehicle Reporting (MVR) Service
Websites4OIA
Collection Service
OMNIA Employee Profiling*
Workers' Comp Group Rating for Agencies*
FC&S New Subscription*



*These benefits are offered through OIA Service Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ohio Insurance Agents Association, Inc.



Agility Recovery

From small disasters like server outages to large-scale disasters like tornadoes or fires, Agility Recovery's operations team is there to get you back up and running with office space, power, communication and computer systems. For 23 years, Agility Recovery has rescued thousands of businesses without any failures. To learn more, watch this short video.

Agility's ReadySuite provides you with access to:
  • Fully-functioning mobile office space (at your location) that holds up to 48 staff members
  • Up to five Intel servers
  • Power generation
  • Phone and Internet connectivity
  • 24-hour hotline assistance
  • Disaster eAlerts
  • Educational webinars
OIA members have exclusive access to a significantly discounted ReadySuite membership of $420 a month ($75 off the retail cost). For details, visit Agility's website or call (866) 364-9696. Be sure to identify yourself as a Ohio Insurance Agents member to receive the discount.

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A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide

Best's Key Rating Guide offers five years of key financial figures and Best's Credit Ratings for thousands of insurers. There are also online presentation reports that display this information in a format ideal for client presentations and proposals. Also included is BestAlert, which allows you to monitor the latest company news, ratings and reports via email.

Descriptions of available guides (sold separately):

Subscribe today to take advantage of a discounted price and reduced delivery charges!

For additional information or to pay for your order using a credit card, contact A.M. Best's customer service at (800) 424-2378. Be sure to mention promo code 15KD2.

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Rough Notes Producer Online

New subscriptions for The Rough Notes Producer Online suite of products are available to OIA members at an exceptionally discounted cost of $500 annually with guaranteed renewal at the same rate for three years. The regular list price for The Producer Online package is $1,695, with an annual renewal rate of $795.

The Producer Online is a risk evaluation and sales resource tool which integrates 10 Rough Notes products into an easy-to-use Web-based format.

Learn more about The Producer Online.

To order:

  • Visit http://shoppingcart.roughnotes.com/produceronline and enter promo code 1POLAPIA115.
  • Call (800) 428-4384, ask for the Online Subscription Department and identify yourself as a OIA member. You will need to have your member ID number ready.

Forget your member ID number? Contact OIA’s Resource Center at (800) 555-1742.

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FC&S New Subscription

Save 15 percent on new subscriptions to FC&S© Online! For more than 80 years, the FC&S© service has been the unquestioned authority in the P&C industry.

FC&S© is the resource agents have relied on to research Commercial lines, Personal lines, Umbrella, and D&O. Find the most unbiased analysis and interpretation and keep current on the latest ISO, AAIS and select MSO revisions. Now, with FC&S© Online, you can have this same proven resource with added online benefits such as the ability to get the information you need quickly with industry-leading search and drill down capabilities, real-time updates that keep you up-to-the-minute with changes as they occur and instant access to highly-skilled editors who can answer your hard-to-find interpretation questions.

To get started, call The National Underwriter Company at (800) 543-0874 and refer to your OIA membership and promo code D00408EA when ordering.

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Alamo Car Rental

Welcome to Alamo®. Where OIA members get unlimited mileage and year-round discounts of up to 20 percent off Alamo’s already great rates. Book with your travel agent or Alamo®. Be sure to request ID number 93140 at the time of reservation. Call 1-800-GO-ALAMO or book online.

OIA Alamo Membership Discount Card and Coupon

Discount applies to base rate only. Taxes (including GST/VAT), other governmentally-authorized or imposed surcharges, license recoupment/airtax recovery and concession recoupment fees, vehicle license fee, road fee, premium location charges, airport and airport facility fees, fuel, one-way rental charge and optional items are extra. Renter must meet standard age, driver and credit requirements (may vary by country). 24-Hour advance reservation required. May not be combined with other discounts. Availability is limited and good only at participating locations. Subject to change without notice. Blackout dates may apply.

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Spectrio on-hold messaging

Are you taking advantage of the time your clients are on hold, or are they listening to dead air? Statistics show that 88 percent of callers prefer on-hold messages to other options. Spectrio can provide script writing, multiple voice talent and a variety of music and sound effects. OIA members are eligible for significant discounts! Visit www.spectrio.com for more information.

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Collection Service

I.C. System offers a variety of collection programs, ranging from an economical series of collection letters that return 100 percent of collected monies to you, to a comprehensive approach using mail, telephone and credit reporting.

As a Ohio Insurance Agents member, you are eligible for an additional 10 percent in I.C. System products and/or services. To put I.C. System to work for you, call (800) 279-3511 and identify yourself as a member of Ohio Insurance Agents.

Request a FREE copy of THE IN$IDE FACT$, a booklet of valuable collection-related information produced by I.C. Systems, or more information about their collection services at www.icmemberbenefits.com.

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Workers' Compensation Group Rating

Ohio Insurance Agents member agencies will save an estimated $270,000 next year on their own workers' comp premiums by participating in Ohio Insurance Agents’s Workers’ Comp Group Rating Plan. Also, member agencies pay no administrative fees for participating in the plan! Make sure your agency is included in this outstanding money-saving plan!

Contact OIA's Agency Services Team at (800) 555-1742 for more information.

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Print Products

The Mines Press has a member discount program which offers economical, high-quality advertising products to keep your agency name in front of clients, including personalized policy labels, address labels, calendars, letterhead and more!

Time to order your 2015 promotional calendars!

OIA members receive a 10 percent discount on personalized wall calendars, diaries, planners, desk calendars, greeting card calendars, wallet cards, stick-on calendars and more. To order, visit www.minespress.com/category/promotional-calendars or call (800) 447-6788 and use promo code PIA12. You must order by Aug. 31 to receive the 10 percent discount.

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Central Licensing Bureau

Save time by using CLB for all your agency licensing needs; save money because you're a member of OIA.

Central Licensing Bureau takes the hassle out of licensing so you can focus on selling insurance. Whether you operate in multiple states, maintain different types of licenses or have many agents in your firm, the Central Licensing Bureau can handle your agent licensure needs. Their end-to-end system will ensure that nothing falls through the cracks. Their streamlined process will save you time. Your membership in OIA will save you money.

For more information, please call them at (501) 664-8044 or visit www.centrallicensingbureau.com.

Mention that you are a OIA member to receive your OIA member discount.

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OMNIA Employee Profiling

The OMNIA Profile® enables you to take the guesswork out of personnel decisions. Whether you are hiring a new employee, deciding on future roles for current employees, team building or creating a succession plan for your business, OMNIA can help. OIA members receive a free OMNIA Profile® when they start to use OMNIA's services.

For more information about using OMNIA to improve your business, contact Carletta Neal at (800) 525-7117, ext. 1226 or visit www.omniagroup.net and be sure to identify yourself as a OIA member.

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iiX Motor Vehicle Reports

Insurance Information Exchange (iiX) offers nationwide motor vehicle reports (MVRs) at a reduced rate for OIA members. iiX offers QuickTime/instant MVRs through ExpressNet, iiX's easy-to-use online MVR product. ExpressNet offers service and function you can count on; including user-friendly features, quick and reliable access, and a secure website.

With iiX ExpressNet, your fees are reduced:

  • A one-time, account set-up fee of only $75
  • A monthly fee of $7.50
  • Savings on MVR reporting cost

iiX has delivered accurate and reliable reports to thousands of insurance agents for more than 20 years. iiX also provides employment screening services for commercial lines clients. Helpful service and support is available toll-free by phone and using online chat.

OIA member agents: call iiX at (800) 683-8553, option 2, email information@iix.com or visit www.iix.com and mention your OIA membership to set up an account today!

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UPS - (New Program!)

With OIA's completely reorganized discount program that now applies to both air and ground shipments, and provides bigger discount opportunities than ever before, members can save even more money.

Through OIA's new UPS Savings Program, members will save up to 34 percent on next-day air shipping, and up to 16 percent on ground shipping, once enrolled at www.savewithups.com/PIAnational.

Prefer to enroll by phone? Call (800) 325-7000 and tell the operator you are a member of the National Association of Professional Independent Agents (UPS promo code COR190).

Important message to participants of OIA's former UPS program

This new program completely replaces OIA's former discount program with UPS. The previous discounts will no longer be available and will be replaced by the new discount program. You will not be automatically enrolled in the new program. To continue saving, you must re-enroll in the new program at www.savewithups.com/PIAnational.


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ISOnet

ISOnet brings ISO's vast wealth of insurance information to you over the web. You can easily locate current and historical ISO documents, eliminating the time you'd waste tracking down misplaced or filed copies. Reduce costs associated with internal routing, paper duplication and storage, and updating manuals. With ISOnet, you'll have real-time access to:

  • ISO's 25,000-page commercial lines manual, including state and multi-state rules
  • Loss costs and forms for all ISO commercial lines of business
  • Classification table, rating plans and ISO community classifications
  • ISO's personal lines manuals
  • More than 9,000 personal and commercial policy forms and endorsements
  • The most accurate property and risk information related to a risk address (through LOCATION®)
  • And many more valuable resources...

For OIA members, a one-year subscription is $580 (members save $145!). For more information or to purchase this product, contact ISO sales at(888) 778-4102, option 4, or by sending an email to ISOnet@iso.com.

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Websites4OIA

Your current and potential clients are online right now, searching their insurance options. Does your agency's website communicate value, accessibility and professionalism?

OIA has partnered with websites4OIA.com to offer you a high-quality, affordable, do-it-yourself website resource.

Included in the discounted OIA member rate of a one-time $200 setup fee and $25/month OR $250 annual service fee:

  • More than 60 website templates for you to create, edit and customize your site
  • Online quote forms for all lines of business
  • Domain name registration
  • SEO (search engine optimization) and submission
  • 10 email accounts
  • 128 bit SSL encryption
  • Unlimited custom pages
  • Site statistics
  • Site reviews

»  Get started today!

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