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Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

More than 620 insurance agencies, from the very small to the very large, in every corner of the state, proudly call themselves members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin.

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PIA of Wisconsin offers classes to fulfill your licencing requirements and to earn your designation. Whether it be CIC, CISR, CRM, CPIA, or one of many others, learn from experienced professionals.

Welcome to the PIA of Wisconsin

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We would like to welcome you to the home of the Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin!

We are a community of independent agents and other dedicated insurance professionals, working to promote and improve the independent agency channel.  Our mission is to support the advancement and excellence of all independent agencies.

Educate. Advocate. Collaborate.


We are the premier association for insurance education in Wisconsin. Grow your knowledge and your bottom line, at our education sessions. Whether you want to pursue a CIC, CPIA, CISR or CRM designation, or just meet your bi-annual Wisconsin CE requirement, you have come to the right place.


With three lobbyists representing you in Madison and many more in Washington, D.C., PIA is looking out for your interests and promoting the independent agency channel within state and federal government. Our goal is a regulatory environment that allows your agency to grow and prosper.


PIA is a place for you to collaborate with, and learn from, other agents and many other professionals in the industry. Starting an agency? We’ve been there. Growing an agency? We’ve been there. Considering a new agency management system? PIA members have been there. Whether at our Winter Get-Away event in Minocqua, annual convention (ENGAGE 2020), YPC Scholarship Golf Outing or dozens of other events, you can collaborate with other professionals who have “been there.”

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PIA Applauds U.S. House Passage of Federal Funding Package with Three PIA Priorities Included

By admin | December 18, 2019

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) applauds the U.S. House for passing H.R. 1865, part of the federal government funding package that includes three of PIA National’s most important policy priorities: an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until September 30, 2020; the permanent repeal of the Cadillac Tax; and…

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PIA Priorities Included in Year End Funding Package

By admin | December 16, 2019

WASHINGTON – Congress this week will consider a federal funding package to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year that includes three policy priorities of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National). The federal funding package will be voted on this week in the House and Senate. “I am pleased…

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ACORD and PIA National Announce Program to Provide Forms Access to Member Insurance Agencies

By admin | December 11, 2019

Industry organizations partner to ensure access to industry-standard forms for independent agents Pearl River, NY, December 11, 2019 – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and ACORD, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, today announced a joint program to provide qualifying PIA member agencies with a complimentary license to use ACORD Forms. PIA…

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Wisconsin’s Biennial Budget is Approved

By admin | July 11, 2019

Governor Tony Evers signed the $82 billion 2019 Wisconsin budget bill on July 3, 2019, exactly one week after the bill was given final approval by the Wisconsin State Legislature. The bill covers state spending for the “biennium” (i.e., two-year period) from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021. The Wisconsin State Assembly approved the…

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PIA National Names Matthew J. Cranney 2018 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

By admin | May 2, 2018

WASHINGTON – Matthew J. Cranney of M3 Insurance Solutions in Madison, Wisconsin has been named the 2018 PIA National Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year. The award was presented on April 24, 2018, by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) and was sponsored by The Rough Notes Company. The PIA National Young…

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Upcoming Events

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Live Webinar – Flood Insurance and the NFIP

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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Mar 10

Live Webinar – Dead or Alive: The Many Functions of Life Insurance

March 10 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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Mar 10

Live Webinar – Ethics and E&O: Synergy Not Rivalry

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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