Benefits of Membership

IRES is for everyone!

Whether you are an insurance regulator or an insurance industry professional IRES has something for everyone!
Explore the many benefits and vast offerings below and join more than 700 members across the country representing nearly all areas of regulation. Learn how membership with IRES can propel your career.

Insurance Regulators

No matter what area of insurance regulation you work in, there are many valuable benefits to being a General Member of IRES, including:

  • Membership in a cohesive, professional society for the advancement of professional standards and ethics in insurance regulation. IRES has more than 700 regulator members across the country working in all areas of regulation, including but not limited to the following:
    • Consumer Services
    • Enforcement & Compliance
    • Financial Analysis & Examinations
    • Fraud Investigation
    • Legal
    • Life-Health Insurance
    • Managed Health Care
    • Market Analysis & Examinations
    • Producer Licensing
    • Property-Casualty Insurance
    • Rate-Form Review
  • Professional recognition through the attainment of the Accredited Insurance Examiner (AIE®), Certified Insurance Examiner(CIE®), Market Conduct Management (MCM®), Advanced Market Conduct Management (AMCM®), and Certified Insurance Consumer Service Representative (CICSR®) designations.
  • Networking opportunities through a variety of IRES activities. From the annual Career Development Seminar to committee work to State Chapter events, you can expand your professional network by learning and sharing knowledge with more than 700 regulatory members nationwide.
  • Educational and training opportunities to help keep you on top of current issues, hone your skills, and expand your knowledge.
  • Continuing education opportunities (with self-reporting capabilities).
  • Subscription to The Regulator®, IRES’ official publication that includes articles of interest to insurance regulators on issues ranging from market conduct, financial solvency, consumer services, form and rate filings to market analysis, just to name a few.
  • National opportunities to participate on national committees working to achieve the goals of IRES.
  • Access to members-only content throughout the IRES website, including a Career Center, member directory, and much more.
  • Cost savings through reduced registration fees for the annual Career Development Seminar and discounts on education courses and/or products offered by The Institutes, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Insurance Data Management Association (IDMA), and LOMA.
  • Local opportunities to become involved in your State Chapter, hold a State Chapter Office, and access to State Chapter sponsored events and meetings.

Insurance Industry Professionals

Insurance companies, individuals, and other entities interested in the continued education and professional development of individuals involved in regulating the insurance industry can become Sustaining Members of IRES. Some of the many benefits of becoming a Sustaining Member include: