Lincoln, NE – May 27, 2021 – Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. (MIAA), a leading network of independent insurance agencies across seven states, hosted its annual Leadership Conference on May 19, 2021. The virtual conference, attended by nearly 200 agency principals and insurance company partners, offered workshops, a panel discussion, trade show, virtual entertainment, awards ceremony, and a keynote address from Joan Woodward, Executive Vice President of Public Policy at Travelers and President of the Travelers Institute.
The half-day event featured a live panel discussion with MIAA member agency principals on the topic of increasing agency profitability. Other sessions addressed returning to the agency workplace post-COVID and maximizing the use of agency management systems.
“While our members are looking forward to getting together in-person, we received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from this event.,” stated Doug Meacham, President and COO of MIAA. “The community boards and discussion groups were incredibly popular, and we plan to use some of the topics from those forums in future events.”
An awards ceremony was held to recognize MIAA agencies for their 2020 performance:
Top Performer • Total Written Premium with Strategic Partners
Boulevard Insurance LLC
Overland Park, KS
Top Performer • Strategic Partners New Business
Adolfo Uriarte Agency Inc.
Top Performer • New Business Growth with Strategic Partners
Digital Agency of the Year
Stonebridge Insurance & Wealth Management
Founded in 2001, Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. (MIAA) is comprised of more than 200 independent agency members spanning across the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. MIAA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) and one of its 48 regional master agencies.