October 13-16 | St. Louis, MO

We're looking forward to hosting you at BriteCon2018. This year's event is packed with content that's sure to energize, excite, and delight. We hope each of you will bring your expertise to our gathering, stay engaged, and keep us proactive. Throughout the Core Sessions, we'll provide attendees with practical, hands-on experiences to help improve their company's processes, procedures, and workflows. Our staff present topics containing real-world application for addressing challenges in insurance and tech, and our clients present case studies that show exceptional innovations in insurance and tech. 

The conference kicks off with a board meeting and dinner on October 13th for IWS board members and investors. Optional activities start on Sunday, followed by a Welcome Reception. Core sessions last until the afternoon of the 15th and until noon on the 16th. We recommend flying in on the 13th or 14th and flying out late in the afternoon on the 16th or on the 17th.


Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis

This year's conference is being held in the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis.  Offering lovely rooms, amazing service, and beautiful views, the Four Seasons is your home throughout BriteCon2018. We are now accepting hotel reservations for our upcoming event. Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations and receive updated information about the event. 

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis brings the city a true urban resort, with 200 generously-sized guest rooms and suites. Bright interiors – seemingly inspired by the 500,000 LED lights that enclose the tower – offer clean lines, an urban-chic ambience and modern furnishings. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide a wide-open vista of the city’s distinctive red-brick architecture and the Gateway Arch. 

In addition to great amenities, the Four Seasons is just a short, enclosed walk away from historic St. Louis, full of breathtaking architecture and the heart of downtown’s entertainment district.

100% of BriteCon2017 conference survey respondents said they were satisfied with the main event, and several stated it was the best conference yet.

Attend BriteCon!

 BriteCon is a best-in-class experience for attendees. Our event environment is engaging, enriching, and empowering. At BriteCon, attendees have a unique opportunity to survey products and services that can help their company prosper. Throughout the event, attendees can provide input on BriteCore's development and product roadmap, learn about emerging technologies, explore new strategies that help their company maneuver around changes in the industry, build valuable business relationships at networking events, and provide insight into new ways of doing business.

You all do a great job every year and appreciate you thinking about the sponsors and how we can interact and spend time with the attendees.


Sponsorships help create positive experiences for all of our attendees by securing an engaging, single location hotel and convention center where customers and vendors can interact together throughout the event. Clients and vendors alike have a great time at our conference, because we offer the perfect balance between BriteCore content and optional activities.


Why vendors sponsor

BriteCon sponsorships give you direct access to our growing client base. Our sponsorship packages provide opportunities for you to match your budget to your marketing strategy. Our intimate networking and advertising opportunities help you gain recognition in the marketplace, highlight products and services to help BriteCore members prosper, provide input on development, learn about emerging technologies, maneuver around changes in the industry, and provide insight into new ways of doing business.


why clients sponsor

BriteCon support allows us to bring more BriteCore staff to the main event so you have plenty of one-on-one time with those you need to talk to most. Sponsorships also help us lock in transportation to and from networking events, generate content for sessions, and provide a great location for staff to answer your questions onsite regarding integration, implementation, support, and innovation.

BriteCon sponsors are dedicated partners and heroes. We could not accomplish what we do without your support. Thank you for partnering with us to make this year’s event a widely mutual success.




American Farmers and Ranchers is a Gold sponsor, a BriteCore client, and source code contributor. AFR joined BriteCore in 2015 AFR is among the first of IWS clients to take full advantage of BriteCore’s Client-Dev Program for Community Source Development (CSD). Founded in 1905, AFR has a long track record of providing quality products and services to customers. AFR is committed to growth, efficiency, innovation, and excellence.




Municipal Mutual Insurance Company is a long-standing BriteCore client and an official Silver sponsor of BriteCon. Located in the Northern Panhandle in Brooke County, Municipal provides quality, affordable insurance to residents of West Virginia, Eastern Ohio, and Western Pennsylvania. Their key to continued success is excellent customer and claims service along with a solid knowledgeable agency base. 




Halifax Mutual Insurance Company is a Bronze sponsor. Halifax has been providing service, security and stability to North Carolinians since it was founded in 1947. The year 2007 marked Halifax Mutual’s 60th year of protecting the livelihood of the people of North Carolina. Halifax Mutual takes pride in offering old fashioned personal service in an up to date insurance environment.


Panhandle is a Bronze sponsor and BriteCore's longest standing client. We are one of eleven domestic farm mutual companies operating in the state of West Virginia. In 1898, the insurance department granted permission for the company to begin selling insurance. Since that time many things have changed but we still pride ourselves in providing a much-needed service to our area and customers.




Eastern Mutual Insurance Company is located in a small rural farm community in Greenville, NY and has proudly been serving our upstate New York neighbors since 1855. Specializing in Property and Casualty Insurance, we are dedicated in providing our policy holders and agents with top quality insurance programs and technology with exceptional customer service. We have been a Brite Core client since 2011, and value the commitment and innovation they provide to help our company keep up with the demands of today’s ever changing technology.


Policyholders who work with a mutual insurance company have a shared purpose: getting the best coverage and protection available. And mutual insurance delivers because mutuals serve policyholders, not shareholders. Our decisions are always based on what's best for you. Plus local agents offer customized solutions for all your insurance needs. Find out how mutual insurance can work for you:


Our mission at Meramec Valley Mutual Insurance Company is to take a genuine interest in our Agents and Insureds, understand their insurance and financial objectives, and meet or exceed their expectations by offering quality insurance products and services with cutting-edge technology and personal service. 


Mutual Protective Association (MPA), offers a variety of coverage across West Virginia. As a mutual, MPA puts its policyholders first, offering better service, minimizing risk, and settling claims more fairly and quickly. 
Mentor Client – See Panhandle


Friends Cove Mutual Insurance Company in Bedford, PA was established in the early fall of 1877 when a group of men met at the home farm of Emanuel J. Diehl, later owned and occupied by a son Elias, E. Diehl, in Friends Cove, Colerain Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania. This farm was located near the center of the cove, approximately one mile east of Charlesville, and about one-half mile north of the Twin Churches. Today, Friends Cove offers Property & Casualty Insurance for Rural America.


Inland Mutual Insurance Company, which was founded in 1937, was the 1st property/casualty insurer domiciled in West Virginia. Inland Mutual grew and through the World War II era became well known in West Virginia and at one time was licensed to and did business in 35 states. Inland mutual has more recently focused on its specialized product niches and now is licensed in 6 states. Inland Mutual has not strayed from its initial mission to provide its policyholder member owners' extreme value by providing a niche product-suite, value-insurance, efficient claims processing, stellar service, and sustained company-surplus growth.


Madison Mutual Insurance Company is a local, Upstate New York Insurance company that has been committed to quality for well over a century. Our name is derived from our home and place of origin – Madison, NY.