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IIABA members can now save up to 34% on shipping services with UPS! For more information or to enroll in this program, please go or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1.800.636.2377, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, M-F).




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Order your Big "I" and Trusted ChoiceSM logo calendars, business cards and stationery from The Mines Press, and you'll know that your promotional gifts and correspondence will deliver the message of quality as well as care.
For over 80 years, thousands of Insurance Agencies like yours have taken advantage of The Mines Press quest to provide the best quality products at an incredible value.
They know the importance of quality, value and responsive customer service.
They boast a highly experienced customer service team to assist you with all your printing needs. Talk to them on “Live Chat” or call at 800-447-6788. They are ready to help!
Benefits - Aggressive discounts on over 15,000 office supply products, additional discounts on 120 commonly used office supplies, Next Day deliveries to 98% of member locations, award winning, user friendly internet site to order products , in-store purchases at Office Depot retail locations with member discounts (SmartPay Program).
How To Participate - You Are Already Signed Up!  Access .  LOGIN NAME:  Enter your agency's main telephone number (all ten digits, no spaces, dashes, slashes or parenthesis).  PASSWORD:  Type the word "password" - You will be prompted to change your password at this time.  CLICK:  Login Button and you are ready to begin ordering.  Purchases are charged to your credit card.  Begin saving today on your office supplies!
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Big "I" members receive discounted pricing on Caliper products to help your agency with pre-employment assessments, staff development and corporate culture.
What does Caliper offer?
Pre-employment assessments
Get clear about which candidates have the greatest potential to succeed and make your most informed, confident hiring decisions ever.
Talent Development
Caliper's three-phase approach to talent development focuses on exceptional performance and remarkable, measureable results.
Corporate Culture
Transform the culture you have to the culture you need. We’ll put your vision in perspective and provide solutions for achieving your goals.
Visit the Caliper website to learn more about each of these areas.
What is my Big "I" discount?
Big "I" members receive $50 off a Caliper Profile (final price $245) and 10 percent off other products.
Order by calling 609.524.1200 and identifying yourself as an IIABA member



Rough Notes Advantage Plus, formerly the Big "I" Virtual Risk Consultant (VRC) is a trusted insurance knowledge base platform available at a member exclusive discounted price to Big I members. Quickly get the information you need to understand your customers operations and exposures while identifying appropriate coverages. Gain access to the resources your agency needs, such as E&O checklists, sales and marketing tools, proposal language, plus training and development support.

Purchase / Renew Rough Notes Advantage Plus 
*Use the promo code "IIABA" (case-sensitive) to receive your discount.

*Notice to VRC Subscribers:

As of July 2019, at the time of your VRC subscription renewal, Rough Notes will contact you directly to update your information and future access to this same content on the Rough Notes Advantage Plus platform. 

Existing VRC subscribers may continue to login here. Trouble accessing the VRC, please email Nancy Lynch of Rough Notes.


​​Benefits of Rough Notes Advantage Plus 

  • Policy Forms & Manual Analysis (PF&M)
    An essential go-to guide to strengthen your property & casualty expertise on commercial, personal and specialty lines coverages and concepts. Demonstrate your insight to enhance your competency. Use real court case decisions when presenting coverage concerns to new prospects and current clients.

  • Coverages Applicable
    Learn appropriate coverages quickly and gain traction to remain competitive. Explore the insurance needs of more than 700 different kinds of risks with SIC and NAICS codes.

  • Personal Lines Risk Evaluation System
    A comprehensive checklist personal lines risk exposures.

  • Commercial Lines Risk Evaluation System
    A comprehensive checklist for more than 723 classes of business.

  • How to Insure Training Courses
    Educational tutorials assist covering the industry insurance knowledge gap

  • Insurance Words and Their Meanings
    A guide to insurance terminology for you, your staff and your clients.

  • Business Building Letters Hundreds of business support templates used for sales, and renewals and to run an efficient business.

  • Blogs
    Over 300 short articles that agencies can use to blog, e-mail, or display on their websites to enhance sales lead  generation pipelines.

  • Digital Media
    Animated videos used to book new clients and increase client retention.

  • In Action
    A monthly newsletter of how you can turn coverage knowledge into powerful sales opportunities.

  • Rough Notes magazine
    The industrys leading insurance agent publication.

  • The Insurance Marketplace
    Agency professionals number one source to find hard-to-find coverages.

  • Property and Casualty Insurance By Philip Gordis
    An easy -to-use, quick  reference guide to property and casualty insurance coverages. The indexing and examples put the answers to your basic coverage questions at your fingertips.


Similar products in marketplace sell for thousands per year. As a Big "I" member you enjoy exclusive member pricing which represents an extraordinary value. 

New pricing for Big "I" members is $500/year. This is a $200 discount from Rough Notes' Advantage Plus retail price of $700.

Click Here to Purchase or Renew Subscription

*Use the promo code "IIABA" (case-sensitive) to receive your discount.  Having trouble or have questions? Email Nancy Lynch or call at 800-428-4384 Ext. 1096.

Attend a Live "How To" Monthly Webinar

Click here to register online for one of our FREE monthly "How To" webinars.


Rough Notes is here to help! Email Nancy Lynch or call at 800-428-4384 Ext. 1096.