Annual PIA VA/DC Awards

Award Categories

  • Outstanding Agent of the Year

  • Outstanding Young Agent of the Year

  • Outstanding Company Representative of the Year

  • Outstanding Young Company Representative of the Year

Awards Timeline

6/15/2021: Nomination Deadline

8/27/2021: Award winners announced at PIA VA/DC Annual Convention

2022: PIA National Awards for which winners may be considered for available award categories.

Nomination Process

Assure that nominee is a PIA member.

Submit an award nomination by the 6/15/2021 deadline.

Send supplemental award information, which is part of the nomination, to pia@piavadc.com by the 6/15/2021 deadline.

Additional Information

Anyone may submit a nomination, but nominee must be a PIA VA/DC member.

Individuals may self-nominate.

Multiple nominations are accepted, each with their own form submission.

"Young" agent award categories are for nominees no older than 45.

Both "Outstanding Company Representative of the Year" and "Outstanding Young Company Representative of the Year" winners are considered for the PIA National "Company Representative of the Year" award.

PIA National's "Professional Agent of the Year" and "Young Insurance Professional of the Year" are generally awarded in spring.

PIA National's "Company Representative of the Year" is generally awarded in the fall.

Outstanding Agent of the Year

This recognition will be awarded to an agency owner, producer, customer service representative, or other agency employee. Consideration should be given to those who have either achieved or working towards professional development designations, professional development of other staff, membership in industry organizations, previous insurance/business experience, insurance company relationships, active volunteer in industry organizations, promotion of agency system to public, teaching/speaking at industry events, active participation in PIAVA/DC events, committees, membership recruitment, active involvement in local, state and / or federal legislative issues, support of PIAVA/DC’s legislative positions, and contributions of service to community charitable, civic, religious or business organizations.

Outstanding Young Agent of the Year

This recognition will be awarded to a person employed as an agency owner, producer, customer service representative, or other agency employee that is no more than 45 years of age. Consideration should be given to previous work experience, current position, achievements, assistance given to agents, degree of technical knowledge, awareness of market conditions and industry problems. Candidate should continue professional development through designations, active volunteer in an industry organizations, promotion of agency system to public, teaching/speaking at industry events, active participation in PIA VA/DC events, committees, membership recruitment, active involvement in local, state and / or federal legislative issues, in addition to support of PIA VA/DC’s legislative positions, and contributions of service to community, charitable, civic, religious or business organizations.

Outstanding Company Representative of the Year

This recognition will be awarded to an employee of a brokerage firm or insurance company. This includes an officer, marketing representative, underwriter, claims adjuster, loss control person, or other staff member. Consideration should be given to previous work experience, current position, achievements, assistance given to agents, degree of technical knowledge, awareness of market conditions and industry problems. Candidate should continue professional development through designations, active volunteer in an industry organizations, promotion of agency system to public, teaching/speaking at industry events, active participation in PIA VA/DC events, committees, membership recruitment, active involvement in local, state and/or federal legislative issues, in addition to support of PIA VA/DC’s legislative positions, and contributions of service to community, charitable, civic, religious or business organizations.

Outstanding Young Company Representative of the Year

This recognition will be awarded to an employee of a brokerage firm or insurance company that is no more than 45 years of age. This includes an officer, marketing representative, underwriter, claims adjuster, loss control person, or other staff member. Consideration should be given to previous work experience, current position, achievements, assistance given to agents, degree of technical knowledge, awareness of market conditions and industry problems. Candidate should continue professional development through designations, active volunteer in an industry organizations, promotion of agency system to public, teaching/speaking at industry events, active participation in PIA VA/DC events, committees, membership recruitment, active involvement in local, state and / or federal legislative issues, in addition to support of PIA VA/DC’s legislative positions, and contributions of service to community, charitable, civic, religious or business organizations.