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Become an Agency Member

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Agency Membership

Big I Illinois has been providing members with a sustainable competitive advantage since 1899. We continually provide:

  • support, resources, and new developments to help enhance your business.

  • protection of your profession through advocacy.

  • access to dedicated, knowledgeable staff.

  • networking opportunities to meet and engage with others.

  • access to education, training, and designations.

  • and so much more.

To be eligible to be an Agency Member of Big I Illinois, an insurance agency doing business as an individual, partnership, corporation or other form of business must meet the following criteria:

  • be licensed as required by the State of Illinois to market and sell the insurance and financial services products it offers;

  • maintain such licenses in good standing;

  • engage in any or all types of insurance business with the ability to represent or place insurance with multiple carriers;

  • meet all other membership eligibility requirements of the Association.

Agency Member Benefits & Resources

Big I Illinois is proud to offer a wide array of products, services, and resources to meet the needs of members.

All Resources & Benefits

Membership Level

Membership dues are based on your agency annual P/C premium volume. Please refer to this chart to determine your dues level.

Note: Agency premium volume should include all branch locations.

Agency Volume Dues Level
$0 - $1,500,000 $575
$1,500,001 - $2,500,000 $720
$2,500,001 - $3,500,000 $805
$3,500,001 - $4,500,000 $890
$4,500,001 - $5,500,000 $975
$5,500,001 - $6,500,000 $1,265
$6,500,001 - $8,500,000 $1,495
$8,500,001 - $10,500,000 $1,840
$10,500,001 - $15,000,000 $2,300
$15,000,001 - 25,000,000 $2,645
$25,000,001 - 35,000,000 $3,500
$35,000,001 - $50,000,000 $4,200
$50,000,000+ $5,000


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Big I Illinois membership dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. A portion of the dues, however, is not deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense to the extent that the Big I Illinois engages in lobbying. The non-deductible portion of dues for 2023/2024 is 14%.