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Embrace Your Independence with Big I Michigan Membership

Big I Michigan exists to protect and serve independent insurance agencies as they work to protect and serve their clients. Association staff is both friendly and knowledgeable, and we're here for you when you need assistance. Whether it's a question about advocacy, best agency practices, staff benefits, or anything related to our industry, there is someone here who can help you find what you're looking for or point you in the right direction.

Independent Insurance Agency Membership

Independent agencies practicing property & casualty and/or life & health.


  1. Licensed to practice insurance in the State of Michigan and have offices located in Michigan.
  2. Have at least one insurance company appointment.
  3. Company contract does not impose restrictions on representing additional companies.
  4. Must have ownership of the expirations.

Please direct any questions you have to Membership Director Joe Sommerdyke.

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Partner Membership

The Big I Michigan Partners Program was created for any insurance company, managing general agency, premium finance company, or other industry-related entity not eligible for membership as an agency that wishes to gain exposure to Big I Michigan members and support their association. Big I Michigan relies on the support of company partnerships to assist us in helping agencies thrive in today’s competitive insurance marketplace.

Partners are the exclusive sponsors of Big I Michigan's annual events: Big I Michigan Convention & Tradeshow and our Young Agents Conference. The Partner's Program is your ticket to attend these and other member-exclusive networking events.

Reasons to be a Big I Michigan Partner:

  • Demonstrates your commitment to independent agents by supporting their association.
  • Enhances awareness of your brand throughout Michigan and with our 6,000 agency members.
  • Provides you access to member-exclusive events.
  • Saves you money with member pricing on registration, including complementary registration(s) to our Annual Convention and Summer Conference hosted by Young Agents.
  • Offers year-long exposure as a supporting Partner at events, on this website and in association e-newsletters and Michigan Agent magazine.
  • Comes with many other perks. Click the Partner Benefits link below for a benefit breakdown by Partner tier.

Please direct any questions you have to our Partners contact, Sarah Allen.

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