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Our sponsors help us make our annual Independence Day Conference a top-class event.

Over the year, we have established long-lasting partnerships with large international and local insurers who are now part of our global community. We connect insurers with local brokers and direct clients from other markets via our annual events, and provide our partners access to local insurance experts in almost every country in the world.

The IDC is also supported by international service providers and consulting companies, who represent a valuable addition to our community.
UnisonSteadfast would like to sincerely thank all our sponsors for supporting the upcoming Independence Day Conference 2023.

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Sponsorship opportunities are now available for 2023.
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Platinum Sponsor

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, and mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations, in more than 170 countries. The Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1872. The holding company, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd (ZURN), is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX.

Gold Sponsors


The AXA Group is one of the world largest international insurance companies and asset managers in the world. AXA, having its focus on Western Europe, North America and the Asian-Pacific area, manages assets amounting to nearly € 775,491 mil. (as of the end of 2021). In 2021, the group achieved a turnover of € 30.6 billion.

The AXA Group, achieving revenues of € 99,931 mil. (2021) and having 149,000 employees, is one of the leading primary insurers and financial service providers in Germany. The company defines its business activities as consisting in “private provision, asset management and insurance”. These include first and foremost property and casualty insurance, private provision such as life and health insurance, corporate pension schemes as well as investments and financing. The range of products target private clients as well as corporate and small business clients to large industrial clients.

Descartes Underwriting SAS

Descartes Underwriting offers a new generation of parametric insurance against climate risks. We collaborate with brokers around the world to protect their corporate clients and governments against natural catastrophes, weather, and emerging risks, through a unique data-driven approach.

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial

Generali Global Corporate & Commercial division offers complete insurance solutions and services to businesses and brokers in 160+ countries around the world, with a total premium income of € 2 billion in 2018.With offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas, the division’s global network of over 1,000 dedicated professionals and 100+ risk control engineers speaks your language and partners with your company, using Generali’s global experience, local knowledge and sector insights to provide integrated and custom-tailored insurance solutions in property, casualty, engineering, marine, aviation and specialty risks. Multinational Programs, Claims and Loss Prevention teams work alongside you and your business to make sure you have the answers you need, when you need them.

Württembergische Vertriebspartner GmbH

Since 2007, Württembergische Vertriebspartner GmbH has been operating in the insurance broking industry on behalf of Württembergische Versicherung and has been providing independent intermediaries with comprehensive product solutions for private and P & C insurance as well as with interesting bundle products, professional sales assistance and a high-performance web portal for online settlement.

Württembergische Versicherung was founded in 1828, operating under the name "Württembergische Privat-Feuer-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft", and is one of the most traditional insurers in Germany. Nowadays, the company offers customized products in claims and accident insurance, whose broad product range makes it one of the largest claims and accident insurers. Along with Württembergische Lebensversicherung [life insurance], Württembergische Krankenversicherung [health insurance], ARA Pensionskasse [pension fund] and Karlsruher Lebensversicherung [life insurance] the company forms Württembergische Versicherungsgruppe [Württembergische Insurance Group]. The latter has been covering the insurance field of Wüstenrot & Württembergische-Gruppe since 1999.


ERGO is one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe. Worldwide, the Group is represented in over 30 countries and concentrates on Europe and Asia. ERGO offers a comprehensive spectrum of insurance, provision and services. In its home market of Germany, ERGO ranks among the leading providers across all segments. In 2017, ERGO recorded a total premium income of 19 billion euros.

German, international, and direct and digital business as well as all IT activities and assets are bundled in four separate units – ERGO Deutschland AG, ERGO International AG, ERGO Digital Ventures AG and ERGO Technology & Services Management – under the umbrella of ERGO Group AG. Traditional German business is concentrated in ERGO Deutschland AG. ERGO International AG manages the Group’s international business. ERGO Digital Ventures AG, is responsible for all of the Group’s digital and direct activities. The fourth pillar, ERGO Technology & Services Management steers all technology activities and assets within the Group.

ERGO is part of Munich Re, one of the leading reinsurers and risk carriers worldwide. The Group’s asset manager and fund provider, MEAG, also manages the investments of ERGO amounting to 133 billion euros.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

Silver Sponsors

Allianz Versicherungs-AG

Allianz Versicherungs-AG is a part of Allianz Group, led by Allianz SE, Munich. It is the largest German claims and accident insurer for private and commercial clients and one of the major insurers in the world. In 2016, the company counted 1006 employees in total. Its market share is approx. 15 % and it has 11.4 mil. clients.

The following types of insurance are on offer, for private as well as for commercial clients: (Personal) accident, Liability, Motor vehicle, Legal Expense, Fire, Household, Transport, Credit, Fidelity guarantee, Assistance services and further Property insurance, such as exhibitor insurance, baggage insurance and pecuniary damage liability insurance. The latter include e.g. burglary and robbery, water damage, breakage of glass , storm as well as Technical insurance (such as machinery, electronics, installation, CAR and EAR and other technical insurance products) and all business interruption insurances.

Allianz Versicherungs-AG has provided innovative impulses with its modular product concepts PrivatSchutz as well as FirmenKonzept, also a modular concept, which was introduced in summer 2015 for commercial clients. Another future-oriented product is the Telematik-Autotarif, introduced in 2016, by the help of which the individual driver's performance could be evaluated via an app for the first time. As a result, clients could get a reduction on their annual premiums of up to 30 %.



Arachas is Irelands largest insurance broker with a 20% share of the commercial insurance market. Originally established in 1969, Arachas has grown to be a nationwide broker with over 600 employees located across 18 offices with over €530m in GWP placed annually.


At DDW Group, we have been putting clients first for over 80 years. We combine our vast experience in commercial insurance, employee benefits and pensions with strong, traditional values.

From our headquarters in the Netherlands, we provide a highly professional, first-class service to clients around the world. We work with our partner brokers to ensure we have your domestic and international needs covered.

Open, transparent and straightforward, we treat every client as an individual, to make sure we find the right solution for you.

As a long-established family business, we are proud of our independence. With no commercial ties to any insurer or bank. Our loyalty is towards you.

Munich Re

Risk Management Partners is a unit of Munich Re, one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, primary insurance and insurance-related risk solutions and a pioneer in the global assessment of natural hazards and climate-related risks. Risk Management Partners draws on this experience to develop the risk assessment and risk management solutions of the future - today.

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