10 Reasons to Register for the Legislative Conference & Convention


Early-bird registration deadline is Friday, March 2!

Now is the time to register for the Big “I” Legislative Conference & Convention. Friday, March 2 is the deadline for the 10% early bird discount.


Top 10 Reasons to Register Today:

  1. Save money by registering by March 2.
  2. Don’t miss the one-of-a-kind event for the independent agency system.
  3. Get up-to-speed on the issues at the National Legislative Conference Briefing.
  4. Hear from Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) and other Congressional speakers to be determined.
  5. Meet your Congressional representatives during the Big “I” day on Capitol Hill.
  6. Hear political analysis with an insurance angle at general session featuring journalists and political commentators Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke, and moderator Bob Rusbuldt, Big "I" president & CEO.
  7. Find out how the association is working for its members during the state of the association presentation by Mike Donohoe, Big "I" chairman.
  8. Give back to the industry and have fun by attending YAC Gives Back & InVEST Silent Auction: A Benefit for InVEST Scholarships.
  9. Network with colleagues, state and national leaders.
  10. Enjoy spring time in the nation’s capital.


First-time young agent attendees of the Big “I” Legislative Conference & Convention are invited to apply for a $1,000 scholarship to attend the event. The Maurice Herndon Scholarship is presented to one individual in honor of Maurice Herndon, who spearheaded many of the grassroots initiatives that make the Big "I" what it is today. Download the 2012 Maurice Herndon Scholarship application here. But you must act quickly, the deadline is Friday, March 2, 2012.

In addition, IBA West will be giving away two $500 scholarships to assist first-time young agent attendees. Interested members should contact Patty Lombard, IBA West Grassroots Coordinator at plombard@ibawest.com. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 9, 2012.

The 2012 Big “I” Legislative Conference & Convention will be held April 25 to 27 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. Registration is available online. On the shopping cart page, enter EARLY2012 in the promotional claim code box, then click “Apply” in blue to receive 10% off registration.

Check out the complete schedule here.