PIANY Urges Participation for CE Credits in its “March Madness” Program

The Professional Insurance Agents of New York State Inc. announced that its premiere “March CE Madness” will take place March 23-24, 2004, at the Holiday Inn Turf, Albany.

The program is designed for agents and brokers looking for four, eight, 12 or 15 continuing education credits to renew their licenses. Some courses will provide property/casualty as well as life credits.

March CE Madness will feature eight education sessions-taught by top-industry instructors-throughout the two-day program and includes the following topics:
— Errors & Omissions Loss Control and Contractual Liability taught by Bruno Falvo, CIC, CPCU;
— Changes in HO 2000; Concerns in Personal Lines; Human Resources; and Agency Operations taught by Mary LaPorte, CIC, CPCU; and
— Insurance Claims and Ethics & Fraud-Conduct by an Insurance Professional & Consumer taught by Brian Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI.

“Staying up-to-date and educated on all the new insurance processes and applications is vital to all insurance producers,” stated PIANY President T.J. Derella, CPIA. “PIANY understands how hectic insurance industry professionals’ schedules can be. The March CE Madness program offers the option to receive all the necessary credits for this year’s license renewal in one, convenient location.”

In addition to earning CE credits, participants also have the opportunity to attend networking luncheons to broaden their contacts in the insurance industry. For more information, sponsorship opportunities or to register for March CE Madness, log on to PIANY’s award-winning Web site, www.piaonline.org, and type EC10043 in the Quick-Link box.