Billed as THE conference for employee benefits, if you're a corporate health and wellness manager, you're probably gearing up for the 2017 Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress (EHBC).
EHBC, scheduled for Oct. 2-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, is expected to draw more than 2,000 attendees and about 150 exhibitors. The conference promises to bring "together attendees from across the world to discuss the latest developments in employee benefits industry, from corporate health (and) well-being programs and the latest in healthcare reform, to trends in voluntary benefits and self funded insurance."
From employee stress to financial wellness, the conference's many educational sessions will offer plenty of hot-button topics to choose from. We've reviewed what's on the docket and compiled a corporate culture health and wellness cheat sheet for you to check out before EHBC 2017.
Tweet Up a Storm
Want to keep up to speed with what's happening before, during, and after EHBC? Follow EHBC's Twitter account and use the event hashtag, #EHBC17, to join in the conversation.
Listen & Learn
If you're looking to expand your health and wellness knowledge base, dozens of educational sessions are on the EHBC agenda. The sessions will help you find new ways to invest in and retain your best employees, break away from the status quo, for example, by adapting your wellness gift card rewards program to stay current with new laws.
As an attendee, you can earn several hours of continuing education hours that count toward your state insurance licensing. You can also earn hours for human resources certifications.
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Gain Valuable Insights
More than 150 speakers from the employee benefits and healthcare industries are expected to speak at the conference. According to the EHBC website:
"EHBC speakers come from all walks of life in the benefits, healthcare and well-being space. With industry veterans who work on the issues on a daily basis, to the HR and Senior Benefits Directors actually workforce, to benefit attorneys and more, the EHBC provides you insights and proven strategies that you can take back and put to use immediately."
Among the speakers lined up for the EHBC are:
- Cat Lee, head of culture at Pinterest
- Dr. J. Craig Venter of Human Longevity, Inc.
- Pat Wadors, chief HR officer at LinkedIn
- Becky Cantieri, senior vice president of SurveyMonkey
- Lorna Borenstein, CEO and founder of Grokker, Inc.
For a complete list of speakers, visit the EHBC website.
Heading to the show? Meet us there to learn more about the benefits of adding gift cards to your reward program.