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About Us

Big I Illinois has been providing members with a sustainable competitive advantage since 1899.

For 125 years, Big I Illinois has been supporting independent insurance agents and consumers throughout the state. The membership consists of agencies that offer property, casualty, life, health and benefits insurance. As independent agents, association members represent more than one company and can offer customers a choice of policies to fit their needs.

Big I Illinois represents before the Illinois General Assembly and state agencies the common interests of its members and leading industry associations, including the National Association of Benefits Producers (NABIP) of Illinois, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Illinois (NAIFA-IL), and the Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (IAMIC).

Big I Illinois empowers members by providing education, advocacy and business tools to solve common challenges for agencies of all sizes and in all stages of growth.

2023-2024 Big I Illinois
Board of Directors

The Board of Directors work as unrelenting advocates for independent insurance agents in Illinois through education, political activism, and business assistance.

2023-2024 IIA of IL Board of Directors

2024 Holiday Schedule

Big I Illinois staff will follow this holiday schedule. Feel free to use our schedule as a guide for your agency.

Agency Community Service

Let us know what your agency is doing in your community or the charities you support!

Trusted Choice

Trusted Choice® is the national marketing brand created exclusively for Big I members to help consumers understand the value an independent agent offers. Differentiate your agency from the competition when you leverage our reach, expertise and savvy to increase your business.

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