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.
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.
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%.