Construction Industry Benefits Conference

Monday, September 23 - Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Westin Copley Place Boston, Boston, MA

The construction industry has experienced many challenges over the past few years, many of which have impacted the delivery of employee benefits. Attend the Construction Industry Benefits Conference for the opportunity to examine the latest trends, share experiences and solutions, and discuss legislative and regulatory changes as well as how to effectively deliver benefits to participants in the construction industry. 

Come together with other trustees, administrators and plan professionals to tackle the administrative and strategic benefits issues of today and tomorrow while sharing solutions.

Extend your education! Attend Collection Procedures Institute September 25-26, 2019— register and save with discount code CONST19.

2019 Topics

  • ​Changing Benefit Designs for Changing Demographics in Construction
  • Legislative Update
  • Retirement Plan Developments in Construction
  • Health Care in Construction Industry Plans
  • Construction Industry Drug Testing
  • Opioid Crisis
  • ​Communicating Value of Benefits to Your Workforce
  • Fund Mergers—Nuts and Bolts (Part 1)
  • Fund Mergers—Case Study (Part 2)
  • Fund Office Structure—Trustee Relationships With Professionals
  • Investment Strategies
  • Roundtable Discussion

I would recommend this program because it reinforced that our committee’s legal and financial professionals are on the right path.


Charles GrafNECA Local 145 IBEW Pension Fund

​Benefits of Attending

  • Learn from your peers who face similar challenges what has and has not worked.
  • Discover the latest trends of what is happening in your industry.
  • Hear from experts what best practices are being implemented.
  • Understand how the latest regulatory changes and legislative initiatives will impact your operation.

Who Should Attend

This conference is specifically designed for new and experienced trustees who serve on building trade health and pension funds, fund office administrative staff and key personnel. It is also a great resource for professionals serving the construction industry, including attorneys, accountants, consultants and service providers. Apprenticeship training fund trustees and coordinators will find value in attending this conference as well.


Speakers will be announced soon.

​2019 Speakers

Jenny M. ArmbrusterDeputy Executive Director
National Council on Alcoholism
and Drug Abuse (NCADA)

​Daniel R. Brice, Esq.Partner and Co-Chair
Blitman & King LLP
Paul O. Catenacci, Esq.Member
Novara Tesija & Catenacci, PPLC

Sally B. Corbin, J.D.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Union Services Agency,
USA Digital Media Services

Dennis R. JohnsonManaging Member    
Johnson & Krol, LLC
Jane Walton OwnerJane Walton Consulting

​Accompanying Educational Program

Collection Procedures Institute

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Continuing Education

Programs sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification.

For additional information, visit our continuing education (CE) web page or contact us by phone at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Registration Information

Register early and save!

DISCOUNT FOR ATTENDING BOTH the Collection Procedures Institute and the Construction Industry Benefits Conference. Use code Const19 when registering.

Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 8/12/2019 US $1,250.00 US $1,470.00
After 8/12/2019 US $1,550.00 US $1,770.00