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Campaign Rules
Rule 1 – Campaign Period

Qualification Period – September 1, 2017 through December 26, 2018

Rule 2 – Minimum Life Qualifications

For each couple or single attendee, a minimum of 10 Life Company policies (life, health and/or annuities) producing $1,000 or more of first-year commission credit must be submitted and received in our home office before December 26, 2018. Although every effort is made to accommodate all qualifying travelers, a limited amount of space is available. In order to receive priority reservations, it is highly recommended the minimum Life Company business requirements be met by July 31, 2018.

Rule 3 – Eligible Lines Of Business

All eligible P & C premium growth (including Atlantic Casualty business) will go toward reducing the buy-in cost to travel. No minimum P & C amount of business is required, but all growth in premium helps to reduce the cost to the agency to travel.

Eligible lines for P & C include all lines of insurance except:

  • Flood
  • Residual market business
  • Atlantic Casualty North Carolina Reinsurance Facility Business

A change in structure of an agency does not necessarily result in a premium increase/decrease. When such a change takes place, adjustments will be made to achieve equity for all parties.

Rule 4 – Credit For Property And Casualty Policies

Any one policy will be capped at +/-$20,000 with the exception of Workers Compensation policies, which will be capped at +/-$10,000 for any one policy. Audits will be capped at +/- $5,000.

Rule 5 – Retention Ratio

Each month, your agency’s personal lines retention ratio will be compared to the state average personal lines retention ratio, and if your ratio is higher than the state average, you will earn bonus premium to reduce your buy-in amount. In addition, your agency’s commercial retention ratio will be compared to the state average commercial retention ratio, and if higher, will earn bonus premium similarly to personal lines.

Rule 6 – Life Policy Rules (New Business)

Campaign credit will be given for first-year commission credit on life, health and Item 500/501 annuity applications received in our home office between September 1, 2017 and December 26, 2018, resulting in an issued and paid for policy by February 15, 2019.

Policy count and commission credit on an Item 500/501 annuity policy will be given only when accumulated first-year premium payments received during the campaign period for the policy equal or exceed $500. (This rule does not apply to money received under SEP, SIMPLE, Money Purchase or Profit Sharing Plans.)

In all cases, the maximum life, health and annuity commission credit that will be allowed on any one insured person or annuitant is $2,000 per line of business (Life, Disability Income, LTC, Annuity). A maximum of one policy count will be allowed for each individual, for each line of business of Auto-Owners Life Company. For the purposes of policy count, permanent life insurance (Universal Life or Whole Life) and term life insurance (not including Simplified Issue products) shall be counted as two different lines of business, and earn a policy count for each, as long as each policy has a minimum $100,000 death benefit or more.

Deposits to a single Item 500/501 annuity will earn a maximum of one policy count during the campaign. Multiple annuities for the same individual will not result in additional policy count credit. Multiple term life policies or multiple permanent life policies for the same individual will not result in multiple policy count.

Example: If a term policy over $100,000 in death benefit, a Whole Life policy over $100,000 death benefit, and a Disability Income policy were all issued for the same individual, campaign production will be a total of three. If two term policies were issued for the same individual, only one policy count would be added.

Rule 7 – Premium On Existing Annuities

First-year commission paid on Item 500/501 Annuity premiums received in our home office between September 1, 2017 and December 26, 2018, will earn commission credit.

Example: A $2,000 annual premium Item 500/501 deferred annuity policy, paid quarterly, that was issued two months before the campaign began, will earn commission credit on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarterly premium payments paid during the campaign period. Annuity premiums must be paid during the campaign period to earn commission credit.

In addition, a premium payment to Item 500/501 of $5,000 or more to an existing Roth or Traditional IRA, or $8,000 or more to any 500/501 non-qualified annuity earns a first-year commission credit and a policy count (subject to Rule 6, maximum one policy count per annuitant during campaign).

Also, deferred annuities of $25,000 to $100,000, currently written with the Life Company, which are converted to a settlement option during the campaign will earn life application count credit and commission credit of $100 toward this Incentive Travel program. Settlement options of $100,000 or more will earn application count credit and will earn commission credit of 1% of the total value at time of conversion.

Rule 8 – Other Credits For Life Company Policies
  • Production for Perma Term 2 and 3 Universal Life, Long-Term Care Insurance and Disability Income Insurance will earn application count credit calculated at 150% credit.
  • Production for Five Year Simplified Issue Term policies will earn application count credit calculated at 50% credit.
  • Single Premium Immediate Annuities of $100,000 or more will earn application count credit calculated at 200% credit.
Rule 9 – Policies Must Be In Force For Credit

Life and health policies for which commission credit was given, that are not in force on February 15, 2019, will be deducted.

Rule 10 – Advanced Premium Accounts

Money deposited into an Advanced Premium Account will only receive first year commission and campaign credit when it is transferred to the policy as a payment during the first policy year.

Rule 11 – Policies On Self, Dependent Family Member, Agency Personnel

Life and Disability Income insurance applications received after July 31, 2018, owned by or on the lives of agents, agency personnel or dependent family members must have the first two years’ premium paid at time of issue to receive campaign credit. For Long-Term Care Insurance and Universal Life, only one year’s premium is required under this rule. This rule does not apply to annuities, Single Premium Whole Life or 10 Pay Whole Life.

Rule 12 – Persons Eligible For Travel

Persons eligible for travel: licensed agent and spouse/guest, key agency employee and spouse/ guest. Children and grandchildren of agency employees are welcome on family designated trips. A key agency employee must be a full-time employee of the agency to qualify. A full-time employee must be currently employed for a minimum period of six months prior to travel time. Agency and all travelers must be active and in good standing with the company at the time of the trip. Any agency whose monthly account is not in satisfactory condition at travel time will be disqualified.

Rule 13 – No Substitute Arrangements

No substitute arrangements nor cash payments can be made in lieu of the accommodations furnished you by the company. Auto-Owners pays travelers' airfare, accommodations, certain meals (shown in final itinerary), tips and service charges for all group activities, plus expenses for all events listed in the final itinerary furnished by the company. All other expenses, such as beverages, extras ordered at table, in-room mini bars, laundry, telephone calls or items of a personal nature must be borne by the individual incurring such charges

Rule 14 – General Intent

The rules and conditions set forth on this site convey the company’s general intent. Should any circumstances arise bringing about inequities for travelers and/or the company, the company reserves the right to modify rules for any individual or for the traveling group. Should unsettled international conditions or other factors indicate that modification or termination appear advisable, the company reserves the right, but will substitute other destinations or arrangements of equal value. The company reserves the right to modify the rules in order to maintain regulatory compliance.

Campaign Rules
Rule 1 – Campaign Period

Qualification Period – September 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.

Rule 2 – Minimum Qualifications

For each couple or single attendee, a minimum of $50,000 increase in written premium compared to previous period will be required. The increase will include all premium on in force policies as of December 31, 2018.

Rule 3 – Eligible Lines Of Business

All eligible P & C premium growth will go toward reducing the buy-in cost to travel.  All lines of business are eligible except:

  • Atlantic Casualty North Carolina Reinsurance Facility Business.

A change in structure of an agency does not necessarily result in a premium increase/decrease. When such a change takes place, adjustments will be made to achieve equity for all parties.

Rule 4 – Credit For Property And Casualty Policies

Any one policy will be capped at +/-$20,000. Audits will be capped at +/- $5,000.

Rule 5 – Policies Must Be In Force For Credit

Policies must be effective by December 31, 2018 and received by Atlantic Casualty by February 15, 2019. Policies for which campaign credit was given, that are not in force on February 15, 2019 will be deducted.

Rule 6 – Persons Eligible For Travel

Persons eligible for travel: licensed agent and spouse/guest, key agency employee and spouse/guest. Children and grandchildren of agency employees are welcome on family designated trips. A key agency employee must be a full-time employee of the agency to qualify. A full-time employee must be currently employed for a minimum period of six months prior to travel time. Agency and all travelers must be active and in good standing with the company at the time of the trip. Any agency whose monthly account is not in satisfactory condition at travel time will be disqualified.

Rule 7 – No Substitute Arrangements

No substitute arrangements nor cash payments can be made in lieu of the accommodations furnished you by the company. Auto-Owners pays travelers' airfare, accommodations, certain meals (shown in final itinerary), tips and service charges for all group activities, plus expenses for all events listed in the final itinerary furnished by the company. All other expenses, such as beverages, extras ordered at table, in-room mini bars, laundry, telephone calls or items of a personal nature must be borne by the individual incurring such charges.

Rule 8 – General Intent

The rules and conditions set forth on this site convey the company’s general intent. Should any circumstances arise bringing about inequities for travelers and/or the company, the company reserves the right to modify rules for any individual or for the traveling group. Should unsettled international conditions or other factors indicate that modification or termination appear advisable, the company reserves the right, but will substitute other destinations or arrangements of equal value. The company reserves the right to modify the rules in order to maintain regulatory compliance.

Campaign Rules
Rule 1 – Campaign Period

Qualification Period – September 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.

Rule 2 – Minimum Life Qualifications

For each couple or single attendee, a minimum of seven Life Company policies producing $700 or more of first-year commission credit must be submitted and received at the Auto-Owners Life Company before December 31, 2018.

Rule 3 – Eligible Lines Of Business

All eligible P & C premium growth (including Atlantic Casualty business beginning early 2018) will go toward reducing the buy-in cost to travel. No minimum P & C amount of business is required, but all growth in premium helps to reduce the cost to the agency to travel.

Eligible lines for P & C include all lines of insurance except:

  • Flood
  • Residual market business
  • Atlantic Casualty North Carolina Reinsurance Facility Business

A change in structure of an agency does not necessarily result in a premium increase/decrease. When such a change takes place, adjustments will be made to achieve equity for all parties.

Rule 4 – Credit For Property And Casualty Policies

Any one policy will be capped at +/-$20,000. Audits will be capped at +/- $5,000.

Rule 5 – Retention Ratio

Each month, your agency’s personal lines retention ratio will be compared to the state average personal lines retention ratio, and if your ratio is higher than the state average, you will earn bonus premium to reduce your buy-in amount. In addition, your agency’s commercial retention ratio will be compared to the state average commercial retention ratio, and if higher, will earn bonus premium similarly to personal lines.

Rule 6 – Life Policy Rules (New Business)

Campaign credit will be given for first-year commission credit on Auto-Owners life applications received in our home office by December 31, 2018, resulting in an issued and paid for policy by February 15, 2019.

In all cases, the maximum life commission credit that will be allowed on any one insured person is $2,000 per line of business. A maximum of one policy count will be allowed for each individual, for each line of business of Auto-Owners Life Company. For the purposes of policy count, permanent life insurance (Whole Life) and term life insurance shall be counted as two different lines of business, and earn a policy count for each, as long as each policy has a minimum $100,000 death benefit or more.

Multiple term life policies or multiple permanent life policies for the same individual will not result in multiple policy count.

Example: If a term policy over $100,000 and a Whole Life policy over $100,000 death benefit, were all issued for the same individual, campaign production will be a total of two. If two term policies were issued for the same individual, only one policy count would be added.

Rule 7 – Policies Must Be In Force For Credit

Life policies for which commission credit was given, that are not in force on February 15, 2019, will be deducted.

Rule 8 – Policies On Self, Dependent Family Member, Agency Personnel

Life insurance applications received after July 31, 2018, owned by or on the lives of agents, agency personnel or dependent family members must have the first two years’ premium paid at time of issue to receive campaign credit. This rule does not apply to Single Premium Whole Life or 10 Pay Whole Life.

Rule 9 – Persons Eligible For Travel

Persons eligible for travel: licensed agent and spouse/guest, key agency employee and spouse/guest. Children and grandchildren of agency employees are welcome on family designated trips. A key agency employee must be a full-time employee of the agency to qualify. A full-time employee must be currently employed for a minimum period of six months prior to travel time. Agency and all travelers must be active and in good standing with the company at the time of the trip.

Rule 10 – No Substitute Arrangements

No substitute arrangements nor cash payments can be made in lieu of the accommodations furnished you by the company. Auto-Owners pays travelers' airfare, accommodations, certain meals (shown in final itinerary), tips and service charges for all group activities, plus expenses for all events listed in the final itinerary furnished by the company. All other expenses, such as beverages, extras ordered at table, in-room mini bars, laundry, telephone calls or items of a personal nature must be borne by the individual incurring such charges.

Rule 11 – General Intent

The rules and conditions set forth on this site convey the company’s general intent. Should any circumstances arise bringing about inequities for travelers and/or the company, the company reserves the right to modify rules for any individual or for the traveling group. Should unsettled international conditions or other factors indicate that modification or termination appear advisable, the company reserves the right, but will substitute other destinations or arrangements of equal value. The company reserves the right to modify the rules in order to maintain regulatory compliance.

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