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Our Mission

MAIA is dedicated to strengthening and elevating the independent insurance agency system through unwavering advocacy and promotion, quality education, key insights and advice, market access, and essential products.

The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents is the leading trade association for nearly 1,100 Massachusetts independent insurance agencies and their estimated 9,000+ employees.

Advocacy & Promotion

MAIA gives members an influential voice in legislative, regulatory, and policy matters that affect them while promoting the independent agency system as the premier distribution channel for insurance products.

Quality Education

MAIA is a leading provider of high-quality CE and training for all levels of insurance personnel, offering member discounts on classroom, online, and video classes led by experienced instructors and private training options.

Essential Insurance Markets & Products

MAIA's Number One Insurance Agency provides members with premier access to Agents' E&O and other exclusive agency products and top-tier insurance markets in both personal and commercial lines to cover their clients.

Key Insights & Advice

MAIA's communications, special bulletins, and social media alerts keep members in the loop with timely and accurate information, insights, and advice on emerging trends and business practices in the insurance industry.


“I know that I am not alone when I write this: my agency has always believed that being a member of the MA Association of Insurance Agents is not optional but essential. Not being a member of MAIA would be like flying by night without instruments.” – Mark Pijar, CIC, CRIS, A.J. Pijar Insurance, Holyoke, MA