A number of partnership and marketing opportunities are available at the European Social Services Conference 2018. This is your chance to:

  • Showcase new innovative thinking and solutions
  • Market your work and raise your organisation’s visibility
  • Arrange meetings with leading senior professionals who plan, finance and manage local public services
  • Discuss future opportunities in developing and promoting innovative social welfare and health care solutions
  • Understand the latest challenges in public social welfare and health care

Current Partners

Edenred - European Social Services Conference 2016

Now operating in 42 countries, Edenred is the world’s leading provider of pre-paid services, which designs and provides innovative solutions that assist local authorities in the implementation of their social policies. Providing public entities with cost efficient means of distributing social benefits, Edenred gives them public freedom of choice all the while respecting their personal dignity. Edenred can also present detailed reporting that helps policymakers in their subsquenet decision-making. These solutions are based on a wide range of technological options, from paper to chip cards.

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SAP - European Social Services Conference 2016

The SAP Institute for Digital Government is think-tank known for creating value for government by using digital capabilities to meet the needs of citizens and consumers of government services. The Institute helps to engage with government agencies and partner organisations to deliver value from digital government through innovation.  They aim to tackle complex problems to help keep digital government simple for the future.

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IBM Watson Health are setting out their goal of transforming global health by pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology. It is pioneering the use of cognitive technologies to help social program organisations unlock the potential of data and analytics to improve service delivery. They are working to enhance, scale and accelerate human expertise across the areas of health, social services, and social security to improve productivity with cognitive computing. Their cognitive care provides new ways for providers to connect with their patients, with the goal of improving diagnostic certainty and reducing errors. To IBM, health is not just healthcare, it is individual health, community health, employer health and economic health for better outcomes at lower cost.

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The Guardian Social Care Network

The Guardian’s Social Care Network is an online space for professionals working in the sector – whether on the frontline, or in a managerial or policy role.

It has almost 40,000 members, 35k Twitter followers and more than 100,000 readers a month, who value the network’s highly-focused audience content, enabling them to read up-to-date features, commentary and analysis from their own sector, exchange opinion and celebrate best practice, both on the Guardian website and also on social media platforms. The network is an invaluable part of the Guardian brand, reinforcing and deepening our coverage and supporting our engagement with professionals working in public services.

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Nordic Welfare Centre logo

The Nordic Welfare Centre is an institution under the Nordic Council of Ministers. Its mission is to enhance social policy work in the Nordic countries through education, public information, research and development, networking and international co-operation. The Nordic Welfare Centre is a member of ESN and has hosted for many years our pre-conference event ‘Nordic Day’. Find out more about this year’s event here.

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If you are interested in becoming a conference partner, please contact Aurelia Mandato at
aurelia.mandato@esn-eu.org / +44 (0)1273 739039