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PIMA convenes leaders in the group sponsored benefits market. Our ROI is simple. PIMA members accelerate business growth. PIMA is known for our outstanding educational conferences, our community of deal makers and expert business development resources.



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Member Benefits

Connect | Cultivate | Create

member_semiann.pngSemi-Annual Conferences

Members come together in person twice a year for a 2-3 day conference. The conference includes a balance of educational sessions to learn about trends and technologies impacting the industry and networking opportunities to meet and forge relationships with other Insurance and financial services executive leaders.

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Industry Insights

A conference focused on economic and market trends impacting growth in the industry. Held each year the fourth week in January, these conferences take place in Florida or California.

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Consumer Insights

A conference focused on consumer behavior and technology trends impacting the consumer experience. Held each year the third week in June, these conferences take place throughout the US, often in the Midwest.

“Each conference I bring a group of employees from the company with me. I see it as a development opportunity for them to learn more about the industry and continue to build their leadership expertise.” quote-photos-Berlin.pngScott Berlin,SVP/CEO Group Insurance, New York Life

member_semiann.pngPeer Advisory Forums

Discuss critical business issues, share best practices and plan for future growth—with other executives across the industry in similar organizations. No theory rather real world and timely information to help you succeed.

  • Online Advisory Forums – pose questions about relevant topics, share articles or request assistance from your peers.
  • In-Person Advisory Forums – led by an experienced industry leader who reaches out to identify areas of interest from your organization ensuring members get the most out of the private in-person sessions. Forums are conversational with occasional guest speakers. Up to two individuals from the company are invited to join.
“I believe the marketplace will continue to expand. New players will continue to enter, insurtech will continue to break down barriers, new channels will emerge and consumers will continue to want access to products and services they can’t get as an individual. The PIMA Community is perfectly positioned to embrace this changing dynamic and it’s a major reason why our organization is a member.” quote-photos-Garvin.pngKevin Garvin, President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

member_semiann.pngInterest Groups

Engage in-person and online with other executives and leaders. Participate in discussion boards, pose questions to fellow members as they arise in your business and learn about the latest market trends to plan for the future. Members are from various company sizes and a range of organizational types for shared learning.

Areas include Leadership, Technology, Sales & Marketing and Legislative & Regulatory. The Legislative & Regulatory Interest Group convenes in person at the semi-annual conference and via webinars throughout the year.

“PIMA members are industry leaders. I’m always impressed with the caliber of people I have the opportunity to meet at PIMA conferences and through my membership. When you’re networking with someone, you are confident they are a leader in their organization and decision maker. Even if they aren’t a fit for your organization they will in many cases put you touch with the people who are. This has been extremely valuable to my business.” quote-photos-Griffen.pngMike Griffin, Principal, ACCEL Law Group

member_semiann.pngPrivate Online Community

Access member profiles in a proprietary database including names and contact information for members. Create a profile for your organization highlighting products and services you offer.

“We were members for a while and then discontinued the membership. We received a call to give PIMA one more try. I’m happy we did! Had we not rejoined we would not have met our marketing and P&C partners. I can’t tell you how many people I know I can contact to simply talk about this business. All of that pays dividends and it takes more than one meeting.” quote-photos-Prescott.pngJames Prescott, President, TMAIT Financial

member_semiann.pngUnique Meet Ups

Participate in additional networking opportunities throughout the year to meet and cultivate relationships with fellow members. Including:

  • An Annual Golf Outing at the Industry Insights Conference
  • At InsureTech Connect in the Fall (Plus, members receive a conference discount)
“At our company we focus on relationships because we tend to create long-term ones. To interface and see if we COULD work with someone is important. PIMA is a business community for us. I’ve worked for 3 different companies in the industry and PIMA has been an important organization for each of them.” quote-photos-Warner.pngShannon Warner, EVP, Pearl Insurance

member_semiann.pngIndustry & Career Center

Gain access to an online library of industry-specific materials including speaker presentations, articles, case studies, whitepapers and research. Including:

  • Speaker presentations from the Semi-Annual Conferences
  • Case Studies
  • Whitepapers
  • Proprietary Research Studies
  • Insurance & Financial Related Job Openings (Plus, members receive a discount on job postings)
“PIMA is the only one dealing with the specific issues that those of us in the space have. There are other places to go—whether it’s for the industry like life insurance or our functional areas like marketing. However, PIMA is where we go to understand it from our own business dynamics and model.”


Pamela Moy, General Manager, American Medical Association

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Distributors

A Distributor membership shall be available to any licensed insurance agency, broker or third party administrator; or other non-licensed entity that generates revenue by taking a portion of the value of each sales transaction.

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Product Providers

A Product Provider membership shall be available to any licensed insurance company, or other non-licensed entity, that generates revenue by creating products.


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Business Partners

A Business Partner membership shall be available to any entity that supplies services to Distributors and Product Providers.


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What Members Say About PIMA

"Being part of PIMA saves me time and money. I could fly all across the country meeting with individual business partners and prospects, or I could fly to PIMA's Semi-Annual Conferences and meet everyone there."quote-photos-Dordick.pngLance Dordick, AVP, MetLife
"I spend a lot of time speaking at and attending conferences. Without a doubt, PIMA has the highest concentration of decision makers-and opportunities to get deals done-than any other."quote-photos-Fleet-BxW.png Sam Fleet, CEO, AmWINS Group Benefits
"Over the years, I've attended PIMA conferences representing all three segments of the membership. As the sponsored benefits market continues to change, PIMA brings the decision makers together to discuss the critical issues impacting our space. I have always been impressed by the opportunity to network with great people who are always willing to share ideas."quote-photos-Armstrong.png Dave Armstrong, President, SASS Advisors
"I believe one of my key responsibilities as a CEO is to support the development of our team. One way I accomplish that is by including rising talent in PIMA and bringing them with me to conferences. We get 1:1 time together and they get direct exposure to what's happening in the industry." quote-photos-Burke.png Chris Burke, President & CEO, AGIA Affinity