NAILBA Wins Gold
Perspectives Magazine Named Top Association e-Publication for 2020

Fairfax, Va, April 17, 2020 - The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) is honored to have been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with a 2020 Gold Circle Award for its publication, Perspectives.

Perspectives Spring 2020"We are proud to have Perspectives magazine recognized for publishing excellence. Over the past year, we have furthered our role as the voice of independent brokerage distribution by providing valuable business articles, resources, and best practice content. Our members, as well as independent life agents and financial services advisors have responded enthusiastically to the publication’s new direction. So much so that we now distribute to over 200,000 insurance professionals through our digital and print circulation,” commented. NAILBA's CEO, Dan LaBert.

ASAE's Gold Circle Award acknowledges superlative creativity, innovation, and top-notch communications by national associations each year. Perspectives won in the category of digital publishing for its design and content excellence.

“Perspectives is a win for both NAILBA and its readers,” commented Pam Sheehan, Publisher of Perspectives and the Senior Director of the ID Media Network for NAILBA. “Thanks to the editorial contributions from business experts and industry journalists, Perspective has filled an information gap in the market. In a short time we have become the largest provider of unbiased content for the life/health insurance and financial services professionals, delivering ideas for growing their businesses.”

ASAE Gold Circle AwardWith hundreds of submissions for the Gold Circle Awards, 118 judges from a variety of associations, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations evaluated the submissions based on excellence in marketing, communications, and membership programs. “The creativity shown in this year’s submissions illustrates the amazing work associations do on a daily basis, and the impact they have on the world around them,” said Renee Harris-Etheridge, MBA, MS, CAE, Director of Membership, National Association for Home Care & Hospice and chair of the Gold Circle Awards Committee. See the award announcement HERE.

“We are in the business of relationship building and management. We look forward to NAILBA 39, our annual meeting, in late November of this year to share ideas and in-person networking. Perspectives and our other digital media outlets allow us to support the market with essential business information during these unprecedented times,” concluded LaBert.


NAILBA is the premier trade association promoting financial security and consumer choice in the insurance and financial services marketplace through independent, wholesale brokerage distribution channels. As the largest community of independent agencies and advisors, NAILBA advocates for America’s life, health, annuity, and other supplemental insurance distributors, while also providing resources, educational information and tools through its digital and print platforms.