Located in the Southern Tier of New York, the fundamental purpose and objective of the Association is to promote and represent the common business interests of independent insurance agents in the Southern Tier, consistent with the best interests of the insurance buying public.



Established in 1950.
Current membership – 150 insurance agency professionals and five associate members.


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Big I Southern Tier (which had several previous names) was established in 1950. Our membership is currently composed of 150 insurance agency professionals and 5 associate members.

In addition to our fundamental purpose and objective, the Association:

    • Promotes high standards of conduct in the transaction of the insurance business;
    • Promotes insurance education among its members and encourages greater industry and public understanding of the workings of the insurance business;
    • Produces publications and programs designed to enhance the professional development of its membership;
    • Communicates with the federal, state and local governing bodies, the insurance industry, and the public on relevant and important insurance matters;
    • Communicates the benefits of purchasing insurance from independent agents;
    • Generally promotes and encourages understanding, cooperation, and good relations among its members, the insurance industry, and the public;
    • Communicates and educates members on matters pertaining to their conduct of the business of insurance.

    News / Upcoming Events

    Agency Appreciation Dinner

    Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 Open Bar: 5:30 - 6:30 Cash Only Bar: After 6:30 Plated Dinner & Trivia with Cash Prizes **EVENT WILL BE HELD OUTDOORS UNDER COVER FOLLOWING COVID-19 PROTOCOLS ** After a long unprecedented year, we are happy to announce that we will be...


      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BINGHAMTON- APRIL 7, 2020 Big I Southern Tier, a group of local independent insurance agents and insurance companies, recently made a $1,000 donation to the Broome County Council of Churches CHOW program. Food banks are experiencing a 40%...

    Binghamton I Day

    Big I Southern Tier Binghamton I Day LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 225 Water Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, November 5, 2020   2020 I Day Attendees 2020 I Day Sponsors Exhibitors

    Annual Golf Outing

    Big I Southern Tier Annual Golf Outing LOCATION: En-Joie Golf Club 722 W Main Street, Endicott, NY 13760 SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, September 17, 2020    “Let’s Play Where the Pros Play” Home of Dick’s Sporting Goods Open LUNCH: 11:30 to 12:30 GOLF: SHOTGUN START...

    Customer Service Representative Appreciation Dinner & Trivia

    Big I Southern Tier Appreciation Dinner & Trivia *NEW VENUE* LOCATION:  Binghamton Country Club 141 Robinson Hill Road, Endwell, NY 13760 SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, July 16, 2020 Cocktails & Appetizers Open Bar: 5:30 – 6:30 Cash Bar after 6:30 - **NO CREDIT...

    2 Hour CE, Cocktails and Food Drive

    Big I Southern Tier Thursday, March 5, 2020 The Relief Pitcher, 197 Conklin Ave, Binghamton Registration opens at 2:30 Class to begin promptly at 3pm Marijuana, #MeToo and Measles - Oh My!! Covering topics like cannabis exposures, sexual harassment, transportation...

    Scheduled Board Meetings

    The 2nd Wednesday of Each Month 8:30am at Park Diner Binghamton, NY  

    Our Annual Sponsored Events

    Legislative Day


    An event in Albany to discuss the issues with our Legislators. The Association is always well represented.

    CE, Cocktails & Food Drive


    Customer Service Representative Appreciation Dinner & Trivia


    Annual Golf Outing 


    Binghamton I Day


    Started in 1977, I Day includes free Continuing Education for members in the morning.

    You can make a difference

    Become part of Big-I of the Southern Tier today!