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 are critical in ensuring the success of BriteCon. 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.



Since its inception in 1936, AAIS has built a reputation for product innovation, quality advisory solutions, and top-shelf service. We are proud of our longstanding commitment to our Members and to the insurance industry. AAIS serves the property casualty insurance industry providing ‘best in class’ insurance forms, rules, and loss costs. AAIS is the only national not-for-profit advisory organization governed by its member insurance companies. In fact, more than 700 insurance carriers across the U.S. depend on AAIS for quality policy forms and manuals in Commercial Lines, Inland Marine, Farm and Ag, and Personal Lines.




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. 


Primoris Services is a leading provider of innovative payment processing systems exclusively for the insurance industry. Insurance companies gain freedom to offer multiple payment options, which include web, phone, or mobile payments to meet consumer needs. Additionally, Primoris offers print/mail fulfillment to meet the needs of the insurance market. With state-of-the-art technology and modernized tools, acquire full control of your payments and streamline your business needs while staying aligned with payment trends, and industry regulations.

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Tech Mahindra is a global technology & consulting services organization working with carriers across the globe with strong focus on the insurance business. As a BriteCore partner,  we bring a unique blend of end to end implementation, integration and support services of BriteCore platform supported by a mature program governance process. We work closely  with carriers in enabling their digital transformation journey by creating specialized solutions on BriteCore enabling better speed to market of the insurance products. Our solution accelerators, architectural consulting, implementation and testing capabilities are based Tech Mahindra’s decades of experience gained while working closely with the insurance carriers in their transformation journey. Tech Mahindra is a USD 4.9 billion company with 113,550+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 926 global customers.




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.


e2Value, Inc. is a full-service application development and technology provider that offers products to assist with asset valuation. Their tools can be used for collateral asset valuation, risk management, and predictive modeling. e2Value is the leading SaaS provider delivering valuations for residential, commercial, and farm and ranch properties in the U.S. and Canada.

MassPrinting is a leading provider of document output solutions to the insurance industry and take pride in being print and mail experts. MassPrinting currently provides document output solutions and services to 14 BriteCore clients, 7 of whom have implemented since BriteCon2017. They focus on understanding your specific business processes, technology platforms, and challenges.


Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) sets the standard in creating cutting edge equipment breakdown solutions and specialized portfolio insurance coverages, allowing partners to stay ahead of emerging risks in a complex world.  Risk management and marketing services offered by HSB, combined with claims excellence, give partners the ability to efficiently introduce products in the marketplace with confidence.


OBRIEN  has over 40 years of experience working with Insurance Companies providing print, mail, and document design services. OBRIEN offers a holistic approach to policyholder engagement and management. Whether it's printing and distributing regulated documents through the mail stream or digital channels, OBRIEN will help you define and execute your strategy for all channels while providing more business insight into the process than previously possible.




Panhandle is 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.

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Friends Cove Mutual Insurance Company is a small P&C company located in southwestern Pennsylvania, celebrating it’s 140th anniversary.  We serve our policyholders in personal lines and small commercial lines, focusing on underserved, niche markets primarily located in rural Pennsylvania.


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:


At BARR Advisory, we exist to simplify the path to security and compliance for a more secure world. We empower innovative technology and cloud service providers to anticipate, navigate, and respond to issues related to risk, cybersecurity and compliance. Businesses looking for the accessibility of a boutique firm with the tools and expertise of a global consulting firm will find a partner in us.

As a trusted advisor to some of the fastest-growing cloud, software and managed service providers, we simplify compliance across multiple regulatory and customer requirements. We go beyond the compliance checklist and take a comprehensive, risk-based approach to assessment.