What You'll Get

 

 

Networking

Innovation

Cost Saving Strategies

Helping Employers Innovate To Keep Up With The Changing Times

The annual Benefits Forum & Expo offers a one-stop shop for insights into the best benefits strategies and tools available, along with great opportunities to learn, meet with your peers and get a fresh approach to the challenges in 2016 and beyond.

This year's Benefits Forum & Expo will focus on digital innovations, wearable technology for wellness, plus best practices from employers large and small, as well as the knowledge and tools from the industry experts to learn how to survive and thrive.

 

Event Overview

Tracks

 

Health Care

Wellness

Voluntary

Digital Benefits

Employee Engagement

Retirement



Expand your network by connecting with your peers


Keynote Speakers

 

Matthew Owenby

SVP; Chief Human Resources Officer, AFLAC

Lisa Suennen

Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie Consulting LLC

Driving The Future Of Employee Benefits

 

Featured Speakers

 

 

Roger Abramson

Roger Abramson

General Counsel, Ameriflex

Alex Assaley

Alex Assaley

Managing Principal, Retirement Services, LLC

Wayne Bogosian

Wayne Bogosian

Founder, President & Managing Director, PFE Advisors, Inc.

Jody Dietel

Jody Dietel

Chief Compliance Officer, WageWorks, Inc.

Joe Donlan

Joe Donlan

President and Co-founder, ConnectedHealth

 

Christine Fritz

Christine Fritz

Wellness Manager, Manatee County Government

W. Butler Gates

W. Butler Gates

Senior Marketing Consultant, Access Health

Shawn Gulyas

Shawn Gulyas

Vice President of Human Resources, La Macchia Enterprises (LME)

David Hines

David Hines

Director of Employee Benefits, Metro Nashville Public Schools

Gerry Hollis

Gerry Hollis

Director of Business Development, Blooom

 

Robin Hope

Robin Hope

HR Director, Haag Engineering Co.

Ann Mond Johnson

Ann Mond Johnson

CEO, Zest Health

Tricia Kendall

Tricia Kendall

Vice President, Healthcare Business, Jenny Craig

Wendy King

Wendy King

Director of Health & Performance, HUB International

Jeffrey Kowalczyk

Jeffrey Kowalczyk

Senior Investment Consultant, Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC

 

Stephanie Laws

Stephanie Laws

EVP, and Chief Adminsitrative Officer, Crescent Bank

Abbie Leibowitz, M.D.

Abbie Leibowitz, M.D.

Co-President and CMO, Health Advocate

Cynthia Loh

Cynthia Loh

General Manager, Betterment for Business

Tony Murray

Tony Murray

Director of HR and IT, Diamond B Construction Co, LLC

Mike Reha

Mike Reha

Vice President of Product Development, EPIC Hearing Healthcare

 

Sandra Sakaida

Sandra Sakaida

Director, Benefits, The Cheesecake Factory

Leah Sardiga

Leah Sardiga

Consulting Actuary, Bryan Pendleton Swats & McAllister, a Wells Fargo Company

Jay Silverstein

Jay Silverstein

Chief Executive Officer, Picwell

Mark Singer

Mark Singer

President & Founder, Financial Literacy Toolbox

Michelle Spehr

Michelle Spehr

Health and Wellness Consultant, The Benefit Services Group, Inc.

 

Jennifer Spock

Jennifer Spock

Manager, Americas Benefits, Bain and Company

Kim Stroud

Kim Stroud

Employee Benefits Manager, Manatee County Government

Chris Webb

Chris Webb

CEO and Co-Founder, ChowNow

Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Director of Employee Benefits and Programs, NC State University

Elaine Wood

Elaine Wood

Director of Business Services, Lake Havasu Unified School District #1

 

Patricia A Zirm

Patricia A Zirm

Senior Director, Cleveland Clinic, Health Systems Employee Health Plan(s)



Your Benefits Forum Roadmap

Schedule at a Glance

 

September 28

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. Pre-Conference Workshops
1:15 p.m. Keynotes & General Sessions
2:45 p.m. Networking Break
3:00 p.m. EBN Live
4:00 p.m. Keynote & General Sessions
5:15 p.m. Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

September 29

6:30 a.m. Fun Run/Walk
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens & Coffee
8:25 a.m. Keynote
9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:35 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

September 30

7:15 a.m. Morning Workout
7:15 a.m. Registration Opens & Coffee
8:15 a.m. Keynote
9:00 a.m. Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:35 a.m. Conference Concludes


Plan Your Stay

 

 


Benefits Forum & Expo 2016 is located in Nashville, TN at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Click here for booking information.


FAQS

 

 

What is Benefits Forum & Expo?

Benefits Forum & Expo is the leading benefits gathering for employers from both large and small companies across the U.S., insurance careers and other benefits professionals to discuss trends, share best practices, insights and innovative ideas.

Who will attend?

More than 700 employers, insurance careers and other benefits professionals attend every year.

Who are the creators of the event?

Benefits Forum & Expo is brought to you by SourceMedia, publishers of Employee Benefit News, Employee Benefit Adviser, and a number of other insurance and financial services industry publications.

When and Where?

Benefits Forum & Expo will be held September 28-30 at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, TN.

How can I register to attend?

Click here for registration information.

Want to talk to a real person?

Call Sejiro Agosa at (212) 803-8388 or Vernesa Merdanovic at (212) 803-8393

Whom do I contact about sponsorship?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at Benefits Forum & Expo please contact Michael Flynn at 480-754-9049 or Michael.Flynn@sourcemedia.com.

Whom do I contact about speaking?

Please reach out to Nadine Cunningham at (212) 803-6071 or Nadine.Cunningham@sourcemedia.com.

Whom do I contact about Press or Partnership Opportunities?

Please reach out to Sasha Burgansky at 212-803-6097 or alexandra.burgansky@sourcemedia.com.

September 28 - 30, 2016, Nashville, TN

 

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