Health Benefits Conference & Expo

Wednesday, May 26 - Thursday, May 27, 2021
Sheraton Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL

Registration coming soon!

New Dates Announced: With the health and safety for all in mind, the 2021 Health Benefits Conference and Expo (HBCE) is being postponed to May 26-27, 2021. Please watch for more details to come. If you have immediate concerns, please reach out to us directly at (888) 333-3327, option 2 or email at

HBCE is one of the nation's premier sources for employee health benefits and wellness education. In times of change, having real-life examples and proven solutions is paramount to help guide your decision making. Addressing current topics revolving around cost-containment strategies, compliance initiatives and population health management, this program is a vital part of health benefits and wellness planning. Join your peers to get the latest updates and information that can make a positive impact on your organization. Review the 2020 full program brochure for an idea if what to expect from this program.


HBCE offers over 20 sessions. Below is a sample of the sessions offered at the 2020 program. Stay tuned for a listing of sessions being offered in 2021.

  • 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?
  • Case Studies in Successful Health Care Cost Savings Through Data Mining
  • Generational Economics: Engaging the Most Diverse Workforce in History
  • Wellness and Value-Added Benefits: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished?
  • Discrimination in Employee Benefits and the Civil Rights Act?
  • Case Study: Creating a Culture That is Well For Tomorrow
  • Pharmacy Benefit Management Procurement: Strategies for Savings
  • City of Houston Mental Health Management

"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
  • 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

2021 Preconference Options 

We are excited to offer three preconference options in 2021. Stay tuned for the announcement of these courses this summer.

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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.


Government Employer

Super Early Bird Rate: $445

Early Bird Rate: $475

Conference Rate: $575

Corporate Employer

Super Early Bird Rate: $495

Early Bird Rate: $525

Conference Rate: $625

Service Provider

Super Early Bird Rate: $645

Early Bird Rate: $675

Conference Rate: $745

*Super-Early Bird rates are good through August 31,2020. Early Bird rates are good through December 18, 2020.

Team pricing is available is four or more individuals from your organization will be attending.

Registration Opening Soon

Registration Information

RegisterRegistration rates begin as low as $315/person.