Insights and Highlights: A Recap of bswift’s Idea Exchange 2023 Conference

Idea Exchange banner with palm trees in background

Picture this: enthusiastic HR professionals, industry leaders, and renowned speakers gathered under one roof, exchanging ideas and experiences, all with one goal in mind – to transform the employee benefits engagement and administration experience.

When you get a bunch of HR professionals together who are ready to push the boundaries of what’s possible with innovative solutions and a commitment to the best possible user experience, amazing things can happen. And those things can positively impact both the employees and the organizations they work for.

And that’s precisely what happened at bswift’s Idea Exchange (IX) 2023 in Orlando, Florida. For those who attended, thank you for making it a fantastic event! And for those who couldn’t make it, we’ve got you covered with a comprehensive recap and even some session recordings.

Morning yoga and people connecting

Breakout and Keynote speaker sessions

Key takeaways from bswift’s IX 2023

  • Dynamic Keynote Speakers: The captivating presentations by Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres and TED Talk speaker Jia Jiang left the audience inspired and motivated.
  • Informative Sessions: Breakout sessions covered a wide range of topics, from benefits enrollment solutions to HR and benefits administration, providing valuable insights for attendees.
  • Exclusive Industry Revelations: Attendees got a firsthand look at upcoming product launches and benefits enrollment solutions, helping them maximize their use of bswift technology.

Notable sessions and highlights from IX 2023

The conference featured a variety of sessions and highlights that explored the latest trends and strategies in HR, including bswift CEO Ted Bloomberg sitting down with Francisco Partners’ Justin Chen to discuss bswift’s exciting future.

“Our mission is to become the preeminent benefits provider for our clients, and we’re committed to delivering innovative, user-friendly technology that meets HR’s evolving needs,” Bloomberg said.

Later, attendees also got a lively Q&A session with Bloomberg and the leadership team, where they discussed bswift’s strategy and transition to a stand-alone organization.

Ted Bloomberg speaking at Idea Exchange

There was also an exclusive preview of bswift’s upcoming Forrester study and white paper, Beyond Benefits: Why Employee Benefit Engagement Is Vital to Your Business. It digs into employee benefits communications, shedding light on the power of targeted communication, education, and training in improving employee benefits engagement, boosting ROI, and even driving business performance.

Luau participants

Watch the bswift IX 2023 sessions now!

From unforgettable moments (hello, HULA!) to informative sessions led by industry experts, this event had it all. And if you missed out, don’t worry – you can still tap into the wealth of knowledge shared at IX 2023 and bring those insights to your organization.

Access a selection of IX 2023 session videos that delve into the latest trends and innovations in employee benefits and benefits administration. Whether you want to catch up on what you missed or revisit your favorite sessions, these videos are an invaluable resource for any HR or benefits professional.


Whether you joined us in Orlando or are just discovering the magic of IX 2023, we can’t wait to see you again next year for IX 2024!

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