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ELITE STRATEGIC PARTNERS
ISI

Insurance Supermarket Inc. – Alternative Distribution in a box — If alternative distribution channel is on your agenda within the next 5 years, ISI can help you get there quickly and with guaranteed results. Whether you plan a standalone or integrated solution, ISI can set-up, launch and scale your digital alternative distribution business in under 12 months with minimal risk. Be part of the alternative distribution and digital revolution.
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
Hearsay Systems

Hearsay Systems offers the Hearsay Advisor Cloud for financial services, empowering advisors to efficiently and compliantly use social media, websites, text and email to engage with customers, build stronger relationships and grow their business. Its prescriptive technology processes and prioritizes data from across digital channels and data systems, providing actionable suggestions for advisors on how they should engage with clients next. Built for the enterprise, Hearsay connects these advisor-client interactions and data to corporate CRM systems and digital marketing programs, and provides efficient compliance supervision and review workflows – all on a secure, enterprise-ready platform. hearsaysystems.com
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
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.
EY

EY is a recognized leader in providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services to life, health, property and casualty insurers and reinsurers worldwide. Our dedicated team of more than 15,000 insurance professionals span many disciplines and offer a well-rounded understanding of business issues and challenges. Our integrated insurance offerings include digital transformation; technology-enabled transformation; analytics and data excellence; business transformation; customer and growth; financial performance and risk; enterprise protection; enterprise and stakeholder value; accounting and accounting implementation and financial reporting. Our insurance team brings deep industry and subject matter knowledge to work with clients in enhancing their business opportunities and position them for growth in today’s fast-changing and competitive environment. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. For more information, visit www.ey.com/us/insurance.
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, please visit ibm.com/insurance.
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 Tech

NTT DATA recognizes that digital business is reshaping the insurance industry. New market entrants are challenging the established order, and empowered consumers and businesses seek easier access, new types of coverage and more personalized services and experiences. NTT DATA also understands that each carrier’s digital strategy and investments are tailored to the key performance indicators (KPIs) they aim to improve. That's why we provide the guidance and hands-on expertise you need to manage your organization’s evolving operating model, integrate the right technologies and architect a digital future that achieves your business strategy. Please visit us here.
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

SPONSORS
Acxiom

Acxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over 40 years of experience in data management to deliver high performance, highly secure, reliable information management services. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit www.acxiom.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
Hootsuite

Hootsuite is the most widely used platform for managing social media, loved by over 16 million people around the globe and trusted by more than 800 of the Fortune 1000. Hootsuite Enterprise empowers organizations to execute business strategies for the social media era. With Hootsuite, you can build and manage your brand, strengthen relationships with clients, empower your advisors with social selling, and mitigate social media risk. Our versatile platform supports a thriving ecosystem of social networks complemented by 250+ business applications and integrations, allowing you to integrate social across your organization. Visit us at https://hootsuite.com/financial-services
KeyBanc Capital Markets

KeyBanc Capital Markets provides deep industry expertise, capital markets and advisory solutions and corporate banking services to companies in targeted industry verticals and government agencies. The firm serves investing clients through a full-service equity and debt capital markets platform and an award winning Equity Research team providing coverage on more than 500 public companies.

KeyBanc Capital Markets is a trade name under which corporate and investment banking products and services of KeyCorp and its subsidiaries, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC, and KeyBank National Association are marketed. For more information visit key.com/corporate.

Munich Re Automation Solutions Ltd

Munich Re Automation Solutions is the leading software provider of digital underwriting innovation to the life insurance industry.  We help insurers reinvent the consumer’s experience of insurance through innovative technology. According to independent advisors NMG Consulting, Munich Re Automation Solutions has established itself as the number one provider of digital underwriting solutions for the life insurance industry in the US. Munich Re has the largest number of system implementations and attracted the highest satisfaction ratings. This achievement is a testament to the great partnerships we have developed with our clients. Visit us at www.munichre.com/automation-solutions
Sharp Point Data

Sharp Point Data are leaders in the automation of member communication for the financial services & insurance industries. The company has been providing member communication automation solutions to clients, all over the world, for over 10 years. Visit us at http://sharppointdata.com/
Smart Communications

Smart Communications™ is the only independent company focused 100% on customer conversations for the enterprise, and the only cloud solution ranked as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for CCM. More than 350 global brands – many in the world’s most highly regulated industries – rely on Smart Communications to make multi-channel customer communications more meaningful, while also helping them simplify their processes and operate more efficiently. This is what it means to scale the conversation. Smart Communications is headquartered in London and New York and serves its customers from offices located across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The company offers a range of solutions including SmartCOMM™, SmartDX™, SmartCOMM™ for Salesforce, and SmartCaaS™ for Partners. To learn more, visit www.smartcommunications.com.
Yext

Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Yext's mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales. https://www.yext.com/


EXHIBITORS
Accenture

Accenture Life and Annuity Software — Accenture’s life and annuity software delivers solutions that propel carriers into today’s hypercompetitive digital market. The Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP), with its robust functionality, advanced architecture and superior product configuration capabilities, helps our clients accelerate product introduction and enhance customer satisfaction. Implement ALIP as an end-to-end solution or individual components, on-premise or in the cloud. Advance your digital agenda. Integrate with a growing insurance ecosystem and apply progressive technologies, including personalized digital communications, portals, analytics and mobility. Visit www.accenture.com/lifeandannuitysoftware
Broadridge

Broadridge, a global fintech leader with $4 billion in revenue, provides communications, technology, data and analytics. We help drive business transformation for our clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, optimizing efficiency and generating revenue growth. Our flexible suite of solutions – including document composition, print and digital delivery, archival and analytics – reduce costs, deliver insights and satisfy growing consumer demand for omni-channel communications. Reaching more than 80 percent of North American mailboxes with essential communications on behalf of 5,000+ brands, we are uniquely positioned to drive innovation and help clients get ahead of today’s challenges and capitalize on what’s next. www.broadridge.com
Chetu

Chetu is a custom software development services provider for finance and investment industries. The company offers skilled developers with immense industry experience that spans the entire finance technology spectrum with solutions including capital planning software, credit bureau portals & underwriting systems. Chetu also offers portfolio and document management modules, CRM platforms, plus digital marketplaces for online platform-based businesses. For more information, visit: http://www.chetu.com/financial-it-services.php
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 some 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 nearly 300 specialized resources based in the US, Canada, Latin America, South Africa and India. Website: www.equisoft.com/en
ForceManager

ForceManager is the powerful and intuitive mobile CRM that acts as a personal sales assistant for busy insurance brokers. The technology has been designed mobile-first and specifically for field sales teams. Instead of having to report from the office, reps take our app with them. Powered by AI and outfitted with a suite of voice recognition, geolocation and reporting features, the app is the perfect on-the-road personal assistant, helping reps close deals, cross-sell, and log visits in real time. https://www.forcemanager.com/
Hoopinsure

Hoopinsure is a cloud-based InsurTech software platform that provides licensed P&C sales agents with a proven talk path and digital process. Every New Business and Policy Review conversation using Hoopinsure will identify and increase the agency’s P&C and Life Insurance sales opportunities. The software provides the agency with world-class online training platform (from Hoopis Performance Network) that helps the multi-line agents implement the process and learn the basics on how to turn the P&C customer into a Life or Retirement client. hoopinsure.com
Insurance Technologies

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. Insurance Technologies is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO and is the provider of ForeSight® and FireLight® solutions. For more information, visit www.insurancetechnologies.com.
iPipeline

iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.  Visit us at www.ipipeline.com
LIDP New

LIDP provides award-winning, innovative solutions to the life and annuity industry. Our policy administration system TITANIUM is built entirely on the JEE platform and provides the stability, portability, and scalability necessary to power any life insurance enterprise. Designed to work with your existing hardware, software, and databases, Titanium is truly unique. A complete solution from illustrations through contract maturity, billing, agent compensation & licensing claims, and underwriting and issue. STP and completely SOA enabled. Titanium processes all life, health, annuity products, including: fixed, variable, equity, indexed, traditional, non-traditional, individual, and worksite. LIDP has been in business for over 35 years and is backed by industry experts who collectively have over 600 years of experience on our systems. LIDP is has a 100% success rate in implementation and conversion projects. TITANIUM is available in the cloud or onsite. www.lidp.com
Lifeio

Life.io is a leading customer engagement and data analytics solution bridging the gap between life carriers and their policyholders. By helping people achieve their goals, Life.io enables carriers to achieve their promise to help people live healthier, happier lives, while providing them with security and trust. Built on a foundation of science, Life.io uses behavioral economics, social psychology, and personalized content to nurture a community of highly engaged consumers. By utilizing Life.io, carriers capture these insights and use them to build brand loyalty, accelerate growth, minimize policy risk, and streamline underwriting. Visit us at www.life.io
Limelight Health

Limelight Health delivers the most efficient and compelling quoting, underwriting, and proposal solution for the employee benefits industry. We help insurance carriers, PEOs and employee benefit brokerage firms to achieve higher levels of sales by automating manual workflows and supporting plan distribution through our technology. By using our 'quote-to-enroll' platform, users simplify their experience, promote their value-add, and reinforce their brand. Integrated API enables seamless connectivity with other carrier, agency and employee benefit systems.

Brokers can use our product to create fully customizable proposals in a variety of formats in just a few clicks, empowering business owners with the information they need in a format that works for them. Limelight has recently expanded capabilities with new features, including a full single-carrier underwriting and rating system, and a version that meets the specific needs of PEOs.
www.limelighthealth.com
LOMA

Established in 1924, LOMA is committed to business partnerships with nearly 900 worldwide members in the insurance and financial services industry. LOMA’s goal is to improve company management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing and related products and services. Visit LOMA at www.loma.org.
H point Z Italian Designs

High quality of fabrics in men’s and women’s Italian fashion and a personalized delivery service. Mr. Zianni Italian Design brings expertise in professional wear for top executives.
Neos

NEOS is a recognized leader in helping global organizations revolutionize their data and business strategies. Specializing in insurance, financial services, and information services, NEOS provides management consulting and delivery services that enable clients to capture the value of data across the enterprise and apply smarter operational efficiencies. With decades of industry experience and strategic vision, NEOS delivers provocative solutions to the business, data, and technology challenges organizations face today–and helps move their business forward. Learn more at www.neosllc.com
RacingSnail

RacingSnail is at the forefront of productivity improvement and incentive management systems and has been for over a decade. We’ve fine-tuned the mechanisms that ignite performance and propel productivity; and put them all in one entertaining and intuitive package that your team will love - Leaderboard Legends. Dramatically increase enthusiasm and production with this unprecedented motivational framework. racingsnail.co
SE2

SE2 an Eldridge Industries portfolio company, 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. Born out of Security Benefit Life insurance, SE2 combines their peerless insurance industry domain knowledge with their leading-edge end to end technology platform Aurum to help clients accelerate product innovation, launch products rapidly, expand into new market segments, streamline efficiencies, shift to a variable cost model and maximize profits while simplifying compliance and dramatically improving the customers’ experience. www.SE2.com
UCT

Universal Conversion Technologies (UCT)was founded in 1992. Operating out of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas area, UCT is a subsidiary of Equisoft, a world provider of digital business solutions for the insurance and wealth management industries. UCT clients include U.S., Canadian and Asian financial services companies, as well as third-party administrators. www.uctcorp.com
Unqork

Unqork is the Fulfillment Platform for Financial Services and Insurance™, enabling end-to-end digitization of the new business and underwriting process. We act as a carrier’s front door to the world of distribution, operating at radically faster speed to fulfill inbound submissions from all sources, including paper, portals, and our own highly-converting digital eApplication. Using our no-code, drag and drop product configuration, carriers are live with their first product in 8 weeks. Integrations with data providers and backend systems are simplified. Our advanced analytics and machine learning allow carriers to focus on their true competitive differentiation. unqork.com
YouSurance

YouSurance brings step change technology to the life insurance industry. We use the most scientifically advanced methods to understanding human longevity by utilizing epigenetic science. www.yousurance.com