Workplace Violence Boosts Demand for Active Shooter Insurance, Risk Controls

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So far, in 2023, there have been at least 39 incidents of gunfire on school grounds, resulting in 18 deaths, including shootings at schools in Nashville, Tennessee, and Michigan State University. Workplace shootings outside of schools also took place earlier this year in Half Moon Bay, California, when an agriculture worker killed four and wounded…

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ISC Broker Conference

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ISC held its first Broker Conference on the West Coast on February 22 and 23, where 24 of our top-producing brokers west of the Mississippi were invited to meet with our marketing and technology staff. The Broker Conference was an opportunity for brokers to get a first look at our new ISCX platform and share…

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Market Outlook: Construction

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Industry Trends Larger contractors are benefitting from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA), which allocated $550 billion in new spending over a five-year period. Funding should increase contractor confidence to bid for big projects, as they can better plan for the future.  The IIJA also includes $100 million dedicated to construction technology, facilitating efficient…

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A Look Inside ISC’s Wholesale Division

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ISC provides agents with several exclusive programs that distinguish us in the market. We also have a Wholesale Division primarily focusing on providing a broader product base outside our program business offerings. “Through our Wholesale Division, agents have access to valuable markets from our various partners,” says Dan Matteoni, ISC Vice President, Production. This includes…

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Why SEO Matters for Insurance Agents — and 3 Steps to Improve Your Ranking

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Why SEO Matters for Insurance Agents — and 3 Steps to Improve Your Ranking As an insurance agent, finding and maintaining relationships with clients is at the forefront of your business. And in today’s Internet-driven world, search engine optimization (SEO) is crucial when it comes to connecting with the modern customer. In order to stand…

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ISCX: Our Next-Generation Platform

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Integrated Specialty Coverages (ISC), a data and tech-forward, multi-line insurance program administrator, is continually working on enhancing the customer experience for our broker partners. To this end, we are developing a new platform, ISCX, to host native and non-native programs and products, enabling brokers and wholesalers to access ISC from one central point for all…

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The Benefit of CRMs

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The right technology can make or break a company in today's fast-paced business world. But how do you know which services are worth the investment? When it comes to the world of insurance, CRM — customer relationship management — software can provide a massive range of benefits. From streamlining your customer service to providing detailed…

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Covering Events – From One to Many – Is Easy with Abacus

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Thirty-two million people in the U.S. attend festivals each year. Concert and event promotion has grown at a CAGR of 9.1%, to $65 billion from 2018 to 2023, according to IBIS World. In addition, there is an average of two million weddings in the U.S. annually, according to ZIPPIA. These statistics reflect the robust event…

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ChatGPT: Everything You Need to Know About the AI Chatbot

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ChatGPT: you’ve likely heard this word thrown around quite a bit over the last few months. Is it a robot? Is it…alive? How smart is it? Is it coming for my job? ChatGPT is the newest Internet obsession, and we’re here to share everything you need to know about the hottest AI chatbot on the…

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Construction Industry Vital to Building Back

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The construction industry is a major contributor to the U.S. economy, comprised of more than 745,000 employers and 7.6 million-plus employees. The sector creates nearly $1.4 trillion worth of structures each year, according to AGC (The Construction Association). It is also one of the most vital indicators of a country’s economic performance. After a Disaster:…

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