Join Our Community of Partners

Our flagship annual conference would not be possible without our valued partners. As experts in their field, our partners bring knowledge, insights, innovations, new technologies and more.

Find out how your organisation could become a conference partner, opening up numerous possibilities for brand visibility, including speaking slots, joining a themed session, sponsoring a social event, organising a workshop, and much more ..

We would like to thank the following organisations for their support:

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

The City of Hamburg stands for commercial tradition, unique landmarks and high quality of life. The prosperity of the Hanseatic City is to a considerable extent due to the European single market. At the same time, Hamburg is confronted with the typical social challenges of a major city. Topics such as securing skilled workforce, fostering an age-friendly community for all generations and the integration of immigrants are on the agenda. Hamburg aims to become a city of opportunities for all ensuring social equality and social protection.

The Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ)

The Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) is working on policies related to Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Equality, Child and Youth, Engagement, Strengthening Democracy as well as Welfare and Social Innovation. The Ministry intensively cooperates with various international institutions, such as the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations, to find joint solutions.


Deloitte brings innovative yet practical solutions to navigate this vastly complex market—to protect and provide better outcomes for communities around the world, through programmes to assist with social welfare, unemployment, or family care, in addition to physical and mental health.


EY helps to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


Edenred designs and delivers innovative solutions to assist public authorities in the implementation of their social policies. Edenred provides public entities with efficient means of distributing social benefits, respecting policy’s objectives and beneficiaries’ needs. These solutions are based on a wide range of technological options, from chip cards to biometrics tools and fully digital programmes.


Accenture collaborates with more than 50 social services agencies around the world and is recognized for its thought-leadership, innovation capabilities and end-to-end delivery for clients spanning employment, family and child welfare, social security and pensions. With over 1400 practitioners, we work with agencies to re-shape their business and operating models, deploy innovative technologies and develop insight-driven and agile capabilities. We partner with leading universities and think-tanks to convene a leadership network and invest in cutting-edge research as well as convene executive-level events, where policy and practice meet, to further the advancement of social services and improve outcomes for the people they serve.


Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft supports public health and social service organizations to better serve constituents and communities using innovative technologies to deliver secure and trustworthy services. Helping organizations protect vulnerable populations, enhance social and human services and improve the health of the public



SAP is one of the world’s leading producers of software for the management of business processes, developing solutions that facilitate effective data processing and information flow across organizations. The company’s integrated applications connect all parts of a business into an intelligent suite on a fully digital platform, thereby replacing the process-driven, legacy platform. Today, SAP has more than 230 million cloud users, more than 100 solutions covering all business functions, and the largest cloud portfolio of any provider.


Diona provides innovative systems of engagement solutions to government Social Services, Social Care, and Social Security agencies and NGOs around the world. Diona’s family of social program engagement solutions turn mobile devices—such as smartphones and tablets—into tools to achieve better business and social outcomes by helping agencies serve people more effectively, while improving how their employees work and collaborate. Diona solutions extend organizational systems of record and deliver real-time data directly into the field for clients and social workers. Diona’s solutions are secure, robust, scalable, and reliable and feature flexible cloud-based or on-premise deployment options. With deep domain expertise and a user-centered design philosophy, Diona delivers digital solutions that help government agencies and NGOs solve real-world problems for their clients and employees.

IBM Watson Health

IBM Watson Health’s goal is transforming global health by pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology. They use cognitive technologies to help social programme organisations unlock the potential of data and analytics to improve service delivery and accelerate human expertise in health, social services, and social security.


EUROFOUND (The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions) is the EU Agency for the improvement of living and working conditions. It provides information, advice and expertise on working conditions and sustainable work, industrial relations, labour market change and quality and life and public services, to support the EU Institutions and bodies, Member States and Social Partners in shaping and implementing social and employment policies, as well as promoting social dialogue on the basis of comparative information, research and analysis.


Raisoft is a Finnish based company, built around solid assessment expertise. With more than 19 years of experience, we create software for measuring an individual´s functional performance, as well as quality and effectiveness of care. Our software is used in multiple care settings, for example home and long term care for elderly, mental health care for all ages, assistance for the physically impaired, and preventive care. It provides real-time information for decision-making at all levels of care.

Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan, and non-profit think tank, based in Gütersloh, Germany. Since its founding in 1977, the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s mission has been to identify social trends and problems in order to develop sustainable solutions. Its goal is to contribute to social reform by supporting research and encouraging dialogue with all societal stakeholders.


KPMG firms operate in 145 countries and territories, and in FY21, collectively employed more than 236,000 people, serving the needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies, not-for-profits and through KPMG firms’ audit and assurance practices, the capital markets. KPMG is committed to quality and service excellence in all that we do, bringing our best to clients and earning the public’s trust through our actions and behaviours both professionally and personally. We lead with a commitment to quality and integrity, bringing a passion for client success and a purpose to serve and improve the communities in which KPMG firms operate. In a world where rapid change and unprecedented disruption are the new normal, we inspire confidence and empower change in all we do.