Health Benefits Conference & Expo

Monday, January 20 - Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Sheraton Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL

Registration coming soon!


​The Health Benefits Conference & Expo (HBCE) is one of the nation's premier sources for employee health benefits and wellness education. Addressing current topics from compliance initiatives to population health management and cost containment strategies, this unique program features a strong focus on employer case studies for real-life learning and proven solutions. Join over 300 of your peers as you secure the knowledge needed to keep your plans compliant and your employees engaged. 


Below is a preview of the session you can expect at the 2020 program.

  • Health Care Costs and Quality Measures—How to Find and Use Resources
  • Case Study: Year-Round Benefits Communication Improves Employee Decision Making
  • Is Functional Medicine the Future of Health Care and Solution to Chronic Illness?
  • Wellness and Value-Added Benefits: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished?
  • Discrimintation in Employee Benefits and the Civil Rights Act?
  • Case Study: Creating a Culture That is Well For Tomorrow

"This conference is an outstanding combination of a benefits and wellness engagement learning opportunity. I have over 50 take-away direct action items. So glad I attended."

Tammy O'Berry
Richland County Government

​Benefits of Attending

  • Participate in extensive real-life learning using employer case studies and industry experts to address the most pressing issues in employee health benefits and population health management
  • Network with peers and experts in the field
  • ​​Receive tips, ideas and tools to use whether you are creating, implementing or supporting a program or plan
  • Meet with new vendors providing the latest and greatest products and solutions

Who Should Attend

Mid-to senior-level professionals from private and public sector employers, hospital and health systems, and universities in the following fields:

  • Benefits and total rewards
  • Employee health services
  • Wellness, health promotion and population health management
  • Human resources, including on-site/near-site clinics
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Workers' compensation and absence management 

Networking Opportunities

  • Preconference programs 
  • Networking reception
  • Continental breakfast 
  • Lunch
  • Networking reception
  • Continental breakfast
  • Multiple networking and refreshment breaks
  • Access to 70 service providers in the exhibit hall
  • Engage with more than 30 speakers – Each session has built-in time for speakers to address your needs and challenges.


Speakers will be announced soon.

Opening Session

Wellness Works and Prevention Pays—If Done in the Right Ways


Ron Loeppke M.D., M.P.H., FACOEM, FACPM

Vice ChairmanU.S. Preventative Medicine, Inc.


Featured Session 

Health Care Cost and Quality Measures—How to Find and Use Resources

Leah Binder, MA, MGA

President & CEO

The Leapfrog Group

2020 Preconference Options 

We are excited to offer three preconference options in 2020.

Organizational Strategies for Health and Financial Wellness
Sunday, January 19- Monday, January 20, 2020 | 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Legally Compliant Communications—And the Consequences of Miscommunication
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 8:30- 11:30 a.m.

Creating a Thriving Culture: It's a Two-Way Street
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 1:00- 4:00 p.m.

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Continuing Education

Sessions at the Health Benefits Conference & Expo contribute toward Continuing Education Credit for the following designations:

  • CIMA
  • CPA
  • CFP
  • Insurance producer
  • Actuaries and Attorneys

Continuing education credit will be applied for based on request.

Registration Information

RegisterRegistration rates begin as low as $315/person.