The platform for Ohio's young insurance professionals

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Join us at the Next-Gen Summit on June 22-23 in Cleveland! Agent registration is now open - click here to register!

OIA’s Next-Gen initiative is a platform for young insurance professionals to come together to share ideas and experiences, network with industry leaders and ultimately be more competitive in Ohio’s insurance marketplace. This applies to those who aspire to be agency owners, are thought leaders and have at least 20 years left in their career.

Our goal is to provide the premier forum for young professionals, as well as invaluable career development and educational opportunities in areas affecting you and your agency. These include topics such as:

  • perpetuation planning
  • leadership development
  • business training
  • mentorship
We also aim to provide great networking opportunities to develop camaraderie among young insurance professionals across the state.

Next-Gen Sponsorship Opportunities

Join us in our journey to empower the next generation of agency leaders! As a sponsor of our Next-Gen initiatives, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring the future success of Ohio’s independent agents.

Why become a Next-Gen sponsor?

Next-Gen sponsors will receive these benefits:

  • Your staff will have the opportunity to network and build relationships with future industry leaders from agencies across the state.
  • Your company’s brand will be front and center at the premier event for Ohio’s young insurance professionals – the future leaders of our industry.
  • Sponsors will be recognized at Next-Gen events throughout Ohio.
  • You will receive one free registration for the OIA Next-Gen Summit, June 22-23 in Cleveland.

Help us empower Ohio's young agents

Do you have exciting partnership ideas you’d love to share with us? Contact Megan Smith, OIA’s Company Partners Manager, to jumpstart the conversation!

Meet the Next-Gen Team

Jodie Shaw
Business Development Manager
(614) 552-3036

Katrina Marschner
Membership Coordinator
(614) 552-3054

Megan Smith
Company Partners Manager
(614) 552-3064

Director of Agency Services
(614) 552-3048

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