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PIACT seeks nominations for insurance industry stars

HARTFORD, Conn.-The Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc. is calling for nominees for its 2011 Distinction of Professionalism Awards. Deadline for submission is Feb. 1, 2011.

Each year, PIACT honors insurance professionals who exemplify the qualities and actions that serve as an example of excellence in the insurance industry and for the independent agency system. Awards for which nominations are being sought include:

  • Professional Agent of the Year: This award is presented to an agent who demonstrates excellence and achievement in insurance marketing and service; exhibits a personal commitment to professionalism; and contributes to PIA and the local community.
  • Company Person of the Year: This honor is awarded to a person who illustrates those qualities which best foster sound working relationships between insurance agent and company.
  • Community Service Award: This distinction is bestowed upon the agent who has had a leadership role in a significant activity for the betterment of the community and its individuals.
  • Associate Member of the Year: This recognition is given to a PIACT associate member that provides valuable products or services to professional insurance agents and brokers, and supports PIA and the independent agency system.

The awards will be presented to the winners during PIACTs 2011 Annual Convention at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn., March 10-11, 2011.

If you know a deserving candidate, contact the PIACT Communication Department at (800) 424-4244 for a nomination form, or click here.

PIACT is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.