Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska

IIAN Annual Awards Nominations
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Recognition of outstanding effort and service is an important function of your association.  Each year Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska recognizes the contribution of outstanding individuals at the annual meeting and convention.  This year's awards will be presented at the 107th Annual Convention, October 1-3, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Please take a few minutes to think of someone you know who deserves recognition!


                     Complete this survey no later than September 5, 2014.


You must support your nomination by listing the candidate's qualifications, based on the criteria listed below. Unsupported nominations cannot be considered.  You may e-mail any supporting documents (such as bios, resumes) to: - be sure to indicate the name of the award and your nominee.


Company Representative of the Year


 Awarded to a living individual currently working in Nebraska who has done the most to promote the Big "I", foster better company-agent relations, produce new business, and/or help agents to give their clients superior service. Open to all management, marketing, and underwriting personnel.


Nominee's name and qualifications based on criteria listed above (qualifications required to be considered for the award):



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Outstanding Young Agent of the Year


Awarded to a living agent, 45 years of age or younger, this award recognizes the young agent who has demonstrated dedication to his/her profession by:


a.        Involvement in national, state, or local association activities,

b.        Personal efforts to further him/herself as an insurance professional,

c.        Skills in selling insurance, and

d.        Involvement in community activities.

Nominee's name and qualifications based on criteria listed above. You may list qualifications by the corresponding letters.  (qualifications required to be considered for the award)



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Spirit of Nebraska Award


A living individual who has achieved national prominence and made a major contribution to the health, prosperity, education, and/or well-being of the citizens of Nebraska.




Nominee's name and  a paragraph illustrating how the individual meets the nomination qualifications. (qualifications required to be considered for the award):



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Five Star Company of the Year


Awarded to an insurance company that has been of exceptional support to our members.  We want YOU to have a voice in telling us how your agency has benefited from your top carriers.  Your input below will help us choose an outstanding candidate for this year's award.


 Nominee Qualifications: Company must be a member of IIAN.


To qualify your top carriers, list in the box below: two insurance companies that during the past year you consider to be your best overall.   (please list, then label them "Company A" and "Company B")


In the following questions (Questions 5 - 13), rate them, comparing their strengths in the given categories.  (You must consider both companies as you rate them, to qualify.)


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Company with best overall ease of use / up and down load capabilites / user friendly / training and support.

Company A
Company B


Company with best underwriting knowledge / service standards / "partnership" philosophy / marketing rep technical knowledge / dispute resolution.

Company A
Company B


Company with the highest quality and timeliness of new business / renewals / endorsements.

Company A
Company B


Company with the most consistency and stability / speed to market / new product training / responsiveness to recommendations.

Company A
Company B


Company with the most product knowledge / professional service / prompt, accurate, fair contact with consumer / communication with agent.

Company A
Company B


Company that provides best, in new producer funding / agency start-up funding / automation, technical, and/or sales training.

Company A
Company B


Company offering the most community involvement / charity work / national or local lobbying efforts on behalf of industry.

Company A
Company B


Company with which you have the best OVERALL relationship.

Company A
Company B

Between these two companies that you have been rating, please nominate your first

choice for the Five Star Company of the Year.
Company A
Company B
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Thank you for submitting your nominations!