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ELITE STRATEGIC PARTNERS
Hearsay Systems

Hearsay Systems offers the complete client engagement solution for financial services, empowering advisors and agents to effectively use digital to build stronger relationships that grow business. Its Hearsay 360 platform is used by more than 150,000 advisors and agents at the world’s largest financial services and insurance companies including New York Life, Raymond James, and Vanguard.

Hearsay 360 enables efficient and compliant client engagement across digital channels including social networks, text messaging, websites and email. Its prescriptive technology processes and prioritizes data across digital channels and systems and suggests what advisors should do next, saving them time and eliminating guesswork.

The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with teams in New York, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Toronto, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the Hearsay blog.  Or visit us at http://hearsaysystems.com

Life.io

Life.io is the leader for policyholder engagement. We drive deeper and more valuable relationships for our carriers to their policyholders. This allows us to build trust, while unlocking insights to life stage events. Life.io delivers a truly unique experience to improve brand loyalty, digital experience, and to improve up/cross sell opportunities. Visit us at http://life.io/
Mindset Digital

Mindset Digital gets you up to speed in a digital world. We offer online certifications in digital marketing, selling in a social world, leading in a social world and more. We know you're crazy busy, so our highly visual, interactive courses are offered in 15-minute sessions that you can watch on your smartphone or tablet. We've also provided keynotes and in-depth camps to more than 42,000 people in person—so we know how you learn and what you most want to know. We've got you covered. Visit us at http://mindsetdigital.com/

STRATEGIC PARTNERS
Hoopis Performance Network

Hoopis Performance Network provides innovative sales training & leadership development resources to financial professionals worldwide. HPN’s suite of solutions features blended learning formats in the areas of Recruiting & Selection, New Advisor Development, Experienced Advisor Development and Leadership Development. These field-tested resources have been developed from over 40 years of industry leading experience in our very own “living laboratory”. Visit us at www.Hoopis.com
Pinpoint Global

Pinpoint Global is the recognized leading provider of on-demand, online communications to the financial services industries. Our platform enables our customers to deliver required training and relevant information to sales people, agents, wholesalers, and employees in ways that keep their attention, improve their understanding, and easily track their progress. In addition, administrators and management personnel possess the capabilities to track and monitor progress through real-time reports.

Pinpoint’s Learning Management System (LMS) is a configurable and scalable system designed to provide a complete solution for field sales force training and development. In addition to standard e-learning systems capabilities (e.g., support for curriculum and career paths, custom content creation, detailed tracking and reporting, individual transcripts, etc.), Pinpoint’s LMS supports a comprehensive set of capabilities for delivering compliance requirements and sales/marketing communications to geographically dispersed sales organizations. Pinpoint also provides an entire array of services, from video, audio, and flash animation production, to SCORM compliant presentation authoring and hosting, to custom designed portals. Visit us at www.pinpointglobal.com

Watering Can Press

Watering Can® Press creates award-winning children’s books for companies to enhance their brand image, generate PR, and drive sales by connecting with clients, partners, and communities in long-lasting and heart-felt ways.  The family-friendly books appeal to adult consumers by supporting them and their loved-ones on topics like grieving, healthy choices, being green, special needs, financial literacy and more.  Our books are shared in many ways (given to clients, prospects, and/or stakeholders at seminars or events or at touch-points; used in cause marketing, and more). Customized versions make lasting impressions with branded keepsakes that remain in homes for years. NEW book to serve military families is now available!  New APP versions books are also available for licensing and social media efforts. Visit us at: www.wateringcanpress.com


DIAMOND SPONSORS
IBM

Insurers need to be more nimble, innovative and connected with their customers. The IBM Global Insurance team has reinvented itself to provide solutions to help clients meet the demands of today’s insurance business. From enhanced customer service and cognitive capabilities to blockchain and cloud and improved risk management, there’s a smarter solution for you. For more information about IBM Insurance solutions, http://ibm.biz/CognitiveInsurance1
Multi Image Group

Multi Image Group (MIG) is a woman-owned, family-run event production company specializing in live events, creative digital content, and award-winning exhibits since 1979. Our production, technical and creative teams work in cross-disciplinary unison to provide our clients with a variety of innovative and strategic solutions that are custom-designed for target audiences. Recognized as one of the leaders in our field, MIG’s ability to generate and implement concepts from production to delivery, without compromising creative integrity or innovation, is a key to our success. Our Mission is to create exceptional experiences for our clients with the best customer service, competitive value supported by the highest level of creativity, technology and expertise.  Visit us at http://mig.cc/
NTT Data
NTT Data
NTT DATA Insurance Services is a trusted provider of end-to-end business process and application solutions for the global insurance industry.  We provide TPA/BPO services for 30 insurers and over 3 million policies.  Our domain expertise, proven platform and global delivery footprint help insurers retire legacy systems and accelerate product implementations.  We also deliver a wide variety of application services including social media, business intelligence, legacy modernization and mobility solutions.  Visit us at www.nttdataservices.com/insurance

RUBY SPONSORS
Brighthouse Financial

Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. Its mission is to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, it specializes in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help your clients protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. Brighthouse Financial's approach includes a journey toward providing simplicity, transparency, and value – because your client’s future is too important to be hard.  Visit us at www.brighthousefinancial.com
Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM , and draws on Rightshore® its worldwide delivery model.

Our (IBAS) Integrated Business Administrative Services platform is built on a wealth of industry and technology experience. We have been providing TPA services to the insurance industry for over 20 years and have highly skilled and experienced consultants with an average tenure of over 10 years. As one of the largest independent TPAs licensed to do business in all US states, Capgemini via CHCS Services Inc., is currently responsible for administering over 3.5 million policies, managing over $800 million in premiums in the US annually.  Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com

Epsilon

Epsilon is a global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM/Direct Marketing Network. #1 U.S. Digital-Agency Network and #1 U.S. Agency from All Disciplines, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit epsilon.com, or follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg
Vitech

Vitech is a leading provider of insurance administration software. Our system, V3, helps organizations improve operations, expand service offerings, support growth, modernize and consolidate systems, and better respond to ever changing market demands. The platform offers quoting, billing, policy admin and claims functionality in a single solution. The system can be deployed as a complete suite of functionality, as individual modules, or as any combination of modules. The system supports a wide array of health, life and annuity products for both group and individual offerings, and can be deployed on-premise or in the V3 Cloud. Native workflow, customer service, portal, imaging and business intelligence features make V3 a truly transformational business solution. Please visit www.vitechinc.com

SAPPHIRE SPONSOR
State Street Corporation

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $28 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2 trillion* in assets under management as of June 30, 2016, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit www.statestreet.com.

* Assets under management include approximately $40 billion as of June 30, 2016, for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of SSGA, serves as the distribution agent.


EXHIBITORS
Accenture2

Accenture Life and Annuity Software delivers modern solutions that help carriers meet evolving market demands. By leveraging the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP), with its robust functionality, advanced architecture and superior product configuration capabilities, our clients are accelerating product introduction, improving customer service and supporting growth objectives.  Find out more at www.accenture.com/us-en/accenture-software-life-annuity
Adobe

Adobe is changing the world though digital experiences. We help our Financial services customers develop and deliver high-impact experiences that differentiate brands, build loyalty, and drive revenue across every screen, including smartphones, computers, tablets and TVs. Adobe solutions are used daily by millions of companies worldwide—from publishers and broadcasters, to enterprises, marketing agencies and household-name brands. Building on our established design leadership, we enable customers to make great content, and to manage, measure and monetize it for maximum impact. For more information, visit http://www.adobe.com/industries/financial-services.html.
The American College

The American College of Financial Services is a nonprofit educational institution with the highest level of academic accreditation dedicated to the leadership in innovative training and development for financial services professionals.  The College is distinguished by resources of the highest quality innovation in program design and delivery, and results that create sustainable advantages for our students.  Serving as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, and others since 1927, The American College has assembled a faculty of the foremost though leaders in the industry to help companies and their employees success.  Visit us at www.theamericancollege.edu
Assurance

Assurance partners with insurance carriers and national distributors to provide next-generation digital sales and data acceleration platforms that make selling insurance simpler, more profitable & a better customer experience.  Our sales and data acceleration platform, Ensight™, helps insurance carriers and distributors capitalize on internal and external data sources, build transformational digital business models and create new customer-centric digital journeys.  The Ensight™ sales acceleration suite addresses the pain points of the life insurance sales journey, from interactive proposal visualization and real-time distribution analytics to intelligent quoting, AI-based product analysis and SalesForce™ integration. Visit us at www.assuranceapp.com
Broadridge

Broadridge (NYSE:BR), a global fintech leader with over $4 billion in revenue, provides a diverse range of wealth management solutions – from practice management marketing-solutions to omni-channel communications, from desktop solutions to back-end processing capabilities.  Powered by data and analytics, our tools enable advisors to educate and communicate with customers and prospects across print and digital channels, as well as create financial planning content, including customizable websites, search engine marketing, and newsletters. By seamlessly connecting customers with relevant content across the channels they prefer, transactional, marketing and regulatory communications can drive efficiency, engagement and results. With more than 50 years of industry experience, our suite of integrated wealth management and advisor solutions supports more than 150,000 financial advisors and numerous wealth management firms. For more information, visit www.broadridge.com
Captricity 2

Captricity’s AI-powered data capture solution extracts and enhances data with 99.5% accuracy from any customer channel — including handwritten documents — and delivers it seamlessly into downstream systems and workflows. Thirteen of the top 20 US life insurers use high-quality, normalized data from Captricity to deliver business insights that increase revenue, lower costs, and drive a deeper understanding of risk. Captricity is headquartered in Oakland, CA. For more information, visit http://www.captricity.com.
Dacadoo

dacadoo is a global technology company that is driving the digital transformation in life insurance. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, dacadoo strengthens health and wellbeing through active engagement and artificial intelligence.

dacadoo develops and operates a mobile-first digital health engagement platform that helps people live healthier, more active lives. Based on over 200 million person-years of clinical data, its patented, real-time Health Score makes health individually measurable.  The Health Score’s underlying risk calculations include all-cause mortality and the risks of acquiring most major diseases, which can be used to dynamically underwrite members and recognize cross-sell and upsell opportunities.

Available in over 10 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white-label solution or it can be integrated into customer products through its API. dacadoo's customers include health and life insurance companies, as well as large and mid-sized employers for health promotion in the workplace. For more information visit www.dacadoo.com

Discovery Data

Discovery Data provides extensive information on all firms and over 725,000 professionals in the financial services industry and 1.8 million insurance agents. Our online tools and weekly updates allow you to search, view and export in-depth, up-to-date profiles with hundreds of data points such as business and home addresses, phone numbers and emails, titles, advisor teams, licenses, carrier appointments, firm registration history and much more to assist your recruiting, sales and marketing efforts.

To learn how Discovery Data can help you identify, reach and do business with firms and professionals throughout North America, visit www.discoveryco.com.

Distribion

Distribion is a leading provider of a cloud-based distributed marketing communications software. The DMP, Distribion's signature product, enables organizations to more efficiently manage and measure their distributed, multi-channel marketing strategies with a single integrated platform while optimizing lead and customer engagement. This 360 corporate marketing automation solution also empowers local sales or marketing agents to access, personalize and send pre-approved brand campaigns or have corporate marketing departments send on their behalf. Packaged in a user-friendly interface, marketers now have a single, accessible platform to house all marketing assets, execute end-to-end marketing campaigns and measure impact with real-time analytics and reporting tools. Visit our website, www.distribion.com
Equisoft

Founded in 1994, Equisoft offers advanced digital business solutions to its clients in the insurance and wealth management industries to support their growth. The firm develops and markets innovative front-end applications (InsuranceElements and WealthElements) featuring industry-leading user interfaces and state-of-the-art technology. In addition, Equisoft is an Oracle Insurance Policy Administration integration partner for more than 20 carriers globally. To complete this unique offering, Equisoft brings extensive experience in data migration through its subsidiary Universal Conversion Technologies (UCT). Equisoft has a growing team of over 250 specialized resources based in the US, Canada, Latin America, South Africa and India.  Visit us at www.equisoft.com
FSEdNet

The Financial Services Educational Network (FSEdNet) (pronounced “Fizz-Ed-Net) develops the skills, the habits and the knowledge of understanding, which turns potential into reality.  FSEdNet is a virtual, on-demand, video based training platform designed to launch, retool and re-energize all levels of associates in the financial services industry.  Self-study or facilitator led course work with fill-in-black worksheets, which complements any company's training or sales system. Designed to provide the Missing Link in today's development curriculum with a step by step coursework to build confidence through competence.  Also provides an immediate online reference resource with over 200 individual sessions and over 40 hours of fundamental information divided into three disciplines of success. This cost-effective, time-efficient way will increase productivity thus retention.  For more information please visit us at www.info.FSEdNet.com
Hootsuite

Hootsuite for Financial Services provides compliant social media solutions for advisors, marketers and sales professionals to empower organizations to execute business strategies for the social media era. As the world’s most widely used social relationship platform with more than 15 million users globally, Hootsuite Enterprise enables over 1800 organizations including Canaccord Genuity and Penn Mutual to scale social media activities across multiple teams, departments, and business units. We allow legal and compliance professionals to work with their marketing and partner members to build programs and systems to build meaningful relationships with their clients and customers. Our versatile and secure platform supports a thriving ecosystem of more than 100 technology integrations, allowing businesses to extend social media into existing systems, workflow and programs. Innovating since day one, we continue to help businesses pioneer the social media landscape and accelerate their success through education and professional services. https://hootsuite.com/industries/financial-services
Insurance Technologies 2

Insurance Technologies provides innovative sales and regulatory automation solutions to the insurance and financial services industries. We provide carriers and distributors a suite of integrated sales tools and experiences to better serve advisors, agents and consumers. The unique architecture and flexibility of our solutions deliver front and back-office configurability and usability to support multiple business strategies, encourage cross-channel growth, and evolve with regulatory changes. From pre-sale functions through e-application, to post-sale services, our solutions provide the key sales components to create an automated and cohesive sales journey across all lines of insurance, retirement and investment products, empowering sales. Learn more at www.insurancetechnologies.com.
Majesco

Insurance business transformation is a journey of change and revitalization, a Renaissance of Insurance. Over 150 insurance companies worldwide in P&C, L&A and Group/ Employee Benefits are transforming their businesses with Majesco’s solutions. Our market leading software, consulting and services uniquely underpin the entire insurance value chain and empower insurers with the agility, innovation and speed needed to meet their transformation opportunities head on. Majesco’s solutions include policy management, new business / underwriting, rating, billing, claims management, distribution management, BI/ analytics, predictive modeling, digital platform with mobile and portal, testing services, cloud services, bureau and content services, transformation services, consulting services and more. For more information visit www.majesco.com
NEOS

NEOS is a management consulting and technology services firm specializing in the global insurance industry with deep experience in holistic modernization, data governance, and operations excellence consulting. Clients range from multi-line to more specialized providers. Solutions encompass product innovation and speed to market; legacy product and closed block management; operational and IT risk; and business-technology strategy. Services include process redesign and optimization; enterprise data strategies and design; and program value assurance. Visit us at www.neosllc.com
Paperclip2

PaperClip is a leader in the financial services industry providing paperless solutions while enabling compliance.  Amongst those services are VCFSeries document management, Internet eXpress document exchange, eM4 compliant email encryption, and our newest service Mojo for Big Data processing.  Mojo is a Platform as a Service born in the Cloud to engage a Crowd Source workforce for Big Data processing. The ability to transcribe, translate and interpretation of Big Data faster and more accurate than ever before is a killer app. Mojo offers four unique services: Forms Classification, Handwriting Recognition, Shredded Data Storage, and Communications.

One vendor with 25 years in business that focuses on your goals of going paperless. www.paperclip.com

Sapiens

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector. Sapiens offers core, end-to-end solutions to the global general insurance, property and casualty, life, pension and annuities, reinsurance and retirement markets, as well as business decision management software. The company has a track record of over 30 years in delivering superior software solutions to more than 400 financial services organizations. The Sapiens team of over 2,500 professionals operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information: www.sapiens.com.
SE2

SE2 is a leading technology and third party administration company focused on the North American life and annuity insurance industry. SE2 has an unmatched track record in optimizing back-office operations to future-proof insurance companies. SE2 combines peerless industry domain knowledge with a leading-edge administration technology platform to help clients launch products rapidly, improve efficiencies, shift to a variable cost model and maximize profits while dramatically improving the customers’ experience. SE2 supports more than 20 direct clients, represents more than 35 carriers in North America and services more than 1,000 life and annuity products. SE2 has approximately $100 billion in assets under administration and has been recognized as an industry-leading innovator. Visit us at www.SE2.com[SE2.com]
UCT

Recognized as the only North American company dedicated to life insurance data migration, UCT has specialized in high volume, complex data conversion projects that frequently involve multiple source and target systems since 1992. With its unique industry-specific expertise, UCT is a one-stop partner and solution provider for data analysis and auditing, data cleansing, conversion, balancing and reporting. The firm also offers its advanced proprietary data conversion toolset (DCA) under licensing agreements.  Having successfully completed over 200 migration projects for hundreds of insurance companies and policy admin vendors, UCT has developed a unique expertise, methodology and technology stack that dramatically reduces the costs and risks associated with data migration projects.   Visit us at www.uctcorp.com
Veritas

Veritas is a technology integration and fulfillment provider for the insurance and financial services markets.  We augment your workflow with a proven platform to integrate, produce, and deliver complex and targeted communications from your CRM and marketing automation systems. Products include App Builder, Book Builder and Superfulfillment.   Learn more at www.veritas-solutions.com and www.rrd.com