Info & Mission

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona (IIABAZ) was founded 1932 and incorporated in 1936 and for all those years has worked to support the independent insurance agents and brokers, providing products and services unparalleled in the industry. Joining IIABAZ means having available the resources of local, regional, state, and national organizations fully devoted to the success of insurance professionals. In fact, the national organization (IIABA), was founded in 1896, and is the oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents. Members of the IIABAZ are among more than 300,000 agents and agency employees across the country. We serve from the one man shop in rural Arizona, to the national brokerage firm in the metro areas, our mission is the same: SERVICE.
Who We Are...
With a wealth of products and specialized member services, IIABAZ helps build the businesses of more than 430 agencies and their employees throughout Arizona.  Members of the IIABAZ, both career professionals and new agents just starting out, benefit from being part of one of the most influential and innovative insurance networks in the nation.

IIABAZ provides you with superior member services, advocacy and representation, hundreds of products and classes, and technical expertise.

IIABAZ's staff and volunteer leaders provide you with the resources and information you need to realize your business potential more quickly and efficiently.

IIABAZ also gives you another advantage: Membership automatically enrolls you in the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA). The IIABA provides support for members on a national scale. And IIABAZ is affiliated with local organizations throughout the state.
The advocate for Arizona insurance agents and brokers.  IIABAZ's aggressive lobbying and advocacy efforts successfully provide a unified voice in this politically charged and rapidly changing environment. By focusing on issues that impact both the smaller and larger agent, IIABAZ protects your interests on legislative, regulatory, and carrier-related matters.
State and Federal Legislative Advocacy: IIABAZ fights for your rights through representation.  With its strong political presence, IIABAZ and IIABA is your voice in the State and Federal Legislatures. Through well established legislative and regulatory representation in Phoenix and Washington, D.C., IIABAZ presents powerful support for the interests of the smaller agent.

Finding markets can be a challenge, but IIABAZ can make it easier for you with our: Affiliate Members, Big "I" Markets, Small and/or Rural Agents Committee, Trade Shows, and Conventions.

Meet your agency's needs for continuing education and up-to-date information by participating in IIABAZ classes and workshops. IIABAZ offers statewide classes, customized training, webinars, the CRIS Designation, the CISR Designation Program, and the CIC Designation Program.

IIABAZ membership gives you exclusive access to the nation's largest E&O Program, Excess Liability programs, Disability Programs and Retirement Benefits.

IIABAZ keeps you informed about legislative developments on the state and federal levels through Political Action Committees, Legislative Bulletins, Legislative Conferences,Regulatory Bulletins, and classes.

Without the latest information, you can't stay ahead of the competition. IIABAZ makes sure you stay up to date through Newsletters, Bulletins, a Legal Hotline, and our Technical Affairs Department.
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona's Mission Statement
To ensure the success of independent insurance agents and brokers throughout Arizona by focusing on providing access to profitable markets, cost-competitive products, advocacy, timely industry information and superior education programs.
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona's Historical Accomplishments
We are honored to serve the Arizona Agent/Broker community for over eight decades and proud of our many activities and accomplishments.  Here is a brief listing of a few of those recent accomplishments.  We strive daily to protect the interests of our membership, and pledge that your investment of time and money in the IIABAZ is a worthy investment in your future.
List of Accomplishments