2021 State of Program Business Study

The TMPAA and the research team at Advisen Ltd., a Zywave Company, are very excited to offer you the opportunity of participating in the 2021 "State of Program Business Study”, designed to provide valuable information about the size and dynamics of the Program Business Marketplace. In addition to tracking the changes to this market segment, and the impact of the dramatic marketplace changes in 2020, we will be exploring issues the results of which will provide valuable tools to assist with your future program business planning.


PARTICIPATION BONUSES:

  • Program administrator members will receive one FREE e-ad distribution to 80,000+ retail agents about your program(s) following the completion of the study
  • Enrollment in one FREE Target University Course
  • One year complementary subscription to Advisen’s FPN Cyber Edition – a $199 value
  • Access to complete study results (non-participating members can purchase these results for $500)

Please Note: Program administrators/carriers who participate in the study will have access to the full report. The executive summary will be made available to all members. 


The survey is administered by Advisen Ltd., a Zywave Company, to assure the confidentiality and anonymity of the responses. Advisen will not be externally publishing the results. The TMPAA will receive the Advisen analysis and the responses to the survey without any individual identifying email addresses, respondent names, or company names. An email survey was sent to one individual at each agency/company on June 7. If you did not receive a link to complete the survey, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The results of this study will be discussed at the 21st Annual Summit in Scottsdale, AZ (October 18-20).


View a PDF version of the PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR survey for planning purposes.

View a PDF version of the CARRIER survey for planning purposes.


If you have any questions about the study, please contact Jim Blinn of Advisen Ltd. at 212-897-4830 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have questions about the TMPAA or the 21st Annual Summit, please contact Ray Scotto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sponsors for this year's study:

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