2019 Technology Conference: Sponsors

17th Annual Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference

“A New Insurance Order”
Transformation ⇒ Innovation ⇒ InsurTech ⇒ Disruption

Feb. 26-27, 2019 — Beanfield Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

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Sponsor Directory: Information and Exhibits

X by 2

Silver Sponsor

Founded in 1998 and with offices in the US and Canada, X by 2 is a technology consultancy focused on the practice of application and data architecture in the insurance industry. Whether Property and Casualty, Life, or Health, X by 2's Architects and Program Leaders understand the insurance business and have proven experience planning and delivering core insurance systems, strategic business applications, and enterprise integrations. For more information, please visit xby2.com and follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

FRISS | fraud, risk & compliance

Silver Sponsor

FRISS has 100% focus and dedication to fraud detection and risk mitigation for non-life insurance companies worldwide. FRISS helps insurers to improve their combined ratio in order to achieve profitable portfolio growth and enhance the perception in the market as a trustworthy insurer. FRISS believes in honest and fair insurance premiums, for everyone.

FRISS is live in 8 weeks and has a ROI within 12 months, due to the experience with 60+ implementations at insurers. Customer specific configuration is the main part. Rather than general purpose analytic software or homegrown systems that have to be built from scratch, FRISS is largely prebuilt and therefore a ready-to-use business solution.

As a proven standard the FRISS® Score enables better decisions. It is the core of the solutions and indicates the risk for each quotation, policy or claim. The FRISS Learning Cycle supports a journey of continuous improvement to stay ahead in dynamic times and to sustain for the future.


Bronze Sponsor

MCCG was founded in 1993 by a group of insurance companies to provide them with a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable software product that dramatically advances the way insurance organizations do business. The company's flagship product, the Insurance Business Solution (IBS®), automates and simplifies time-consuming activities such as underwriting insurance policies, writing rules, managing claims, and accounting as well as managing documentation flow and general business. MCCG has established itself as a leading provider of software solutions for the mutual insurance industry in Canada.


Bronze Sponsor

Symcor is one of Canada's leading providers of business processing and customer communication services, supporting some of the largest insurers in Canada. Our Insurance as a Service solution enables carriers to rethink insurance. Symcor empowers insurers to deliver the customer experience and products customers expect, while reducing your operational costs across the value chain to lower your overall technology spend and improve your time to market. Symcor provides a cloud-based solution for policy, billing, claims and analytics with business process outsourcing (BPO) services for call centre, customer communications, digital mailroom, print and remittance, along with digital security and infrastructure services to support the entire insurance value chain for the P&C, L&A and Health markets.

Insight Decision Solutions

Bronze Sponsor

Insight Decision Solutions has developed a system called Insight Enterprise, the only analytical system of its kind. And Insight offers more than a system; we offer complete business solutions and support designed for business people who care about seeing results.

Our staff of highly qualified professionals has over 20 years of experience in the insurance business and systems.


Bronze Sponsor

FindBob's succession planning and management platform helps insurance and financial services companies encourage better transition behavior so they can achieve business continuity, reduce risk, and build agile salesforces that drive business growth.

Founded in 2015, FindBob is a venture backed InsurTech headquartered in Richmond Hill whose investors include a large US P&C Carrier, MaRS IAF, the Global Insurance Accelerator and its 14 US-based insurance companies.


Bronze Sponsor

InsuranceWorks.ca is Canada's Leading Insurance Jobsite, with over 46,000 active jobseekers and over 3,000 employers Canada wide.

Specializing in online insurance recruitment solutions, we give only the most reputable recruiting firms access to our services. We want to ensure that our jobseekers see the greatest variety of job postings for their search, connect with only the best recruiters, and find the most suitable positions.

We are committed to providing outstanding employment-related support and services to members of the Insurance industry and to those that service the Insurance industry.

Canadian Underwriter

Media Sponsor

Since 1934, Canadian Underwriter, Canada's leading insurance journal, has provided insurance professionals with an award-winning package of articles, features, news and events.

The Canadian Underwriter group of insurance industry media products has grown and developed to cover a wide range of information vehicles, both in print and online.

Canadian Underwriter's Insurance Media Group is committed to providing the most timely and relevant news, information and resources to insurance professionals from all segments of the industry.


Broker Sponsor

ORBiT Canada was founded in 2009 by a group of passionate individuals who believed that collaboration was the key to addressing the challenges faced by the industry.

ORBiT is a grass roots organization of brokers, carriers and vendors working together to strengthen the broker distribution channel in the Canadian P&C insurance industry.

To facilitate collaboration and education between all stakeholder in the broker distribution channel, for the advancement of Real Time, once and done transactions to drive efficiencies by way of best practice workflow following industry standards.


Broker Sponsor

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario is a ‘not for profit’ association that represents and serves the interests of more than 12,000 independent Property & Casualty Insurance Brokers in the Province of Ontario.

We represent our members' interests to government and industry stakeholders to create an environment where individual brokerages thrive. We review proposed legislation to ensure consumers are protected, and as a member of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC), we ensure independent brokers are protected within national policy shifts. We are the quintessential Ontario broker and authoritative voice.

iCon Alliance

Promotional Sponsor — Specialty Coffee

At iCon Alliance, we differentiate ourselves through our extensive experience in the insurance space and the broader financial services. We understand the fundamentals of your business as well as the intricacies of the software and hardware it needs to run smoothly.

We work with our clients to understand their goals and fill their requirements accordingly, whether that be in the form of skilled professionals, software, or advice.

Our insight and guidance has helped many firms effectively plan small and major projects, anticipating needs and avoiding obstacles before they arise; helping keep projects on-time and on-budget.


Conference Supporter

Intact is Canada's largest provider of home, auto and business insurance. More people count on us for peace of mind than any other insurance company in Canada. Our insurance offerings from Intact Insurance, belairdirect, Grey Power and Jevco provide a wide array of innovative solutions tailored specifically for your needs. For more information, please visit www.intactfc.com.


Conference Supporter

Founded in 1955 and 100% Dependably Canadian®, Unica Insurance (Unica) is a subsidiary of La Capitale General Insurance, one of the largest property & casualty insurers in Canada. From our office in Mississauga, Ontario, Unica offers innovative insurance solutions to protect consumers' homes, cars and businesses through a network of professional insurance brokers across Ontario.

At Unica, we help you safeguard your hard-earned assets whether at home, work, or play. We share your expectations of quality and service, and we believe in the value our broker partners bring to meet these expectations. We are committed to working with brokers to preserve and strengthen their role in the distribution of property & casualty insurance products in Canada.

Northbridge Insurance

Conference Supporter

At Northbridge Insurance, we have a history and reputation for innovative commercial and specialty insurance solutions created with the customer in mind. We're proud to partner with some of Canada's best brokers. And whether it's through dedicated and knowledgeable regional teams, risk management experts or experienced business claims specialists, we deliver on our promises.

To learn more, visit www.nbins.com and follow us on Twitter @northbridgeins.


Conference Supporter

SGI CANADA has a 70-year history as an insurer, selling a full suite of commercial and personal lines products in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario through a network of independent insurance brokers. We sell our products exclusively through the broker channel and provide an exceptional level of service and support for our partners. Our vision is to accelerate growth through great customer experiences - caring by providing experiences brokers and customers feel good about; covering to provide insurance for what matters; and connecting to engage with brokers and customers when, where and how they want to do business.


Conference Supporter

Travelers Canada is part of an industry-leading international team. Committed to continuously evolving to meet your ever-changing needs, our approximately 1,700 employees across Canada help customers prepare for, prevent, and recover from loss. Our commitment to outstanding service combined with our comprehensive insurance-based solutions gives individuals and businesses the confidence they need to feel secure.

Travelers Insurance Company of Canada is a subsidiary of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV), a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers.

For more information, visit www.travelerscanada.ca.

Gowling WLG

Conference Supporter

With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients' eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances. Learn more at gowlingwlg.com.

The Guarantee

Conference Supporter

The Guarantee Company of North America is a leader in specialty insurance and surety within the North American marketplace. We offer in-depth knowledge and expertise in niche segments, including the surety industry, corporate insurance, transportation industry, credit, and customized personal insurance. For more information, visit theguarantee.com