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Member Benefits

NYIA’s primary functions are to keep members apprised of New York regulatory and legislative developments which may affect them and to lobby the Legislature and the Department of Financial Services on issues of importance to our members. In addition, NYIA hosts a variety of seminars on emerging topics of interest. If you are not yet a NYIA member, we encourage you to browse the public areas of our site. We’ll be happy to send you samples of the information available in the Members Only section, just submit a request to info@nyia.org.

Publications

Albany Update
A report on all industry-related activity. Includes wrap up of recent legislative activity, bills of interest on upcoming committee agendas, etc. Sent to all members during legislative session, and is available in the Members Only section of the website.

Legislative Introductions
A listing all bills of interest introduced during the legislative session. It includes bill number, sponsor, companion bill, brief description of bill text, and recommended Association position. Sent to all members during legislative session and is available in the Members Only section of the website.

Enacted Law Bulletin
A listing all bills signed into law by Governor. Includes bill number, description and Chapter Law number. Periodically sent to all members during legislative bill signing period and is available in the Members Only section of the website.

Your NY Connection magazine
Printed magazine published quarterly and distributed to members. Includes informational and substantive articles relating to the insurance industry, announcements from member companies, and details about NYIA events. Available in the Members Only section of the website.

e|minute
This e-mail publication is distributed on a regular basis, and includes details about association activities and timely information relevant to the insurance industry and is available in the Members Only section of the website.

Memos in Opposition/Support
Association memo stating position regarding various legislation. Sent and/or hand delivered to legislators, staff, state agencies, and lobbyists as required. Memos are available upon request and are available in the Members Only section of the website.

Bill Text & Bill Memos
Actual legislative bill text and sponsors’ memos. Sent to members upon request and are available in the Members Only section of the website.

 

Seminars

Each year NYIA offers a variety of seminars which are approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services for continuing education credits. These seminars are offered to members at a reduced registration rate. NYIA also offers informational seminars on various emerging topics of interest. Check the Events Calendar for upcoming seminars.

NYIA Website

Members Only section of the website allows members convenient access to important member information, as well as the latest NYIA publications. Included in the Members Only section are:

  • The latest Albany Update, Legislative Introductions, Enacted Law Bulletin and Press Releases
  • NYIA member directory
  • NYIA meeting minutes and financial reports
  • The latest publications

Annual Conference

Each year the New York Insurance Association holds a conference designed to provide members with an appropriate mix of business and pleasure. The conference provides a perfect opportunity for members to meet colleagues, discuss common issues of concern, and benefit from the expertise of speakers. Recent conferences have included presentations and CEO panel discussions on such topics as mold, privacy, credit scoring, terrorism, challenges for the p/c industry, federal updates, sidewalk liability, auto roundtables, and speed to market initiatives. Details of the next Annual Conference will be posted to the Events Calendar as they become available.