CEBS Conferment Ceremony

Shout it from the rooftops! You’ve earned your designation!

The annual Conferment Ceremony honors new CEBS graduates, as well as new GBA and RPA designees. It’s your opportunity to be publicly applauded for your academic achievements and formally ushered into the community of benefits professionals.

At the conferment, you’ll be welcomed by many who have shaped the CEBS program and the benefi ts profession. You’ll walk across the stage and be personally congratulated by International Foundation leaders and the Wharton School academic team.

The Conferment Ceremony offers a formality that honors the significance of your accomplishment. Transition to the Conferment Reception, immediately following, for a celebration with your CEBS peers, eager to congratulate the new graduates and designees who join their ranks.

Set your completion goals and start picturing your conferment! As you prepare your study plan, set a goal for your favorite city on the list to celebrate and reward yourself, learn and connect with other graduates and enjoy a world-class conference.

CEBS Conferment Ceremony and Employee Benefits Symposium

Conferment Ceremony:​ September 17, 2017
Hyatt Regency Denver
Denver, Colorado
Symposium: September 17-20

Conferment Ceremony:​ August 26, 2018
Westin Copley Place Boston
Boston, Massachusetts
Symposium: August 26-29

Conferment Ceremony:​ September 8, 2019
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Symposium: September 8-11

Conferment Ceremony:​ August 23, 2020
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
San Diego, California
Symposium: August 23-26
September 19, 2021

Conferment Ceremony:​ Hilton Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Symposium: September 19-22
August 7, 2022

Conferment Ceremony:​ Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
Symposium: August 7-10

CEBS Pledge

As a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist, I pledge to abide by the CEBS Principles of Conduct in all my fiduciary, business and professional relationships, and to participate only in activities that conform with the spirit of those principles; I shall strive at all times to maintain and uphold the highest standards of honor and integrity, so that the quality of my work will reflect credit on the CEBS designation, my profession and the employee benefits field.