Annual Employee Benefits Conference

69th Annual Employee Benefits Conference

Sunday, October 1 - Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

Opening Session

October 1

Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Keynote Speaker

Art of Connecting

October 2

Hoan Do

Monday Keynote

Economic Update

October 3

Rana Foroohar

Tuesday Keynote

Stand Up Against Stigma

October 4

Big Daddy Tazz

Wednesday Keynote

Special Guest Speaker

Monday, October 2 at 7:30

Lisa Gomez

will share trends and hot topics in employee benefit plan regulation.

Department of Labor
Assistant Secretary

Also join her for a full session on Monday, October 2 at 9:15


What you know can make a big difference in what you do. Expand your learning and rewrite what it means to be an exceptional trustee or administrator at the 69th Annual Employee Benefits Conference. With 10 tracks representing over 120 sessions, this is the only event you’ll gain knowledge from those who truly understand your day-to-day challenges. 

AdministrationTake away valuable ideas for overseeing the front office while understanding your responsibilities and insight on how to run an effective fund.
Fiduciary ResponsibilityStay ahead of challenges so you can make the best decisions for your plan participants and act in the best interest of those you serve.
Fund Advisors-AttorneysSessions are designed for those who provide legal counsel to multiemployer and public trust funds—Explore issues and concerns that your clients will need your guidance on.
Fund Professionals-AccountantsThese sessions are designed for those who provide accounting services to multiemployer and public trust funds—Discover the latest updates and information in this landscape.
General TopicsFrom paid leave to benefit megatrends, gain a broader overview of employee benefits so you can better understand how even small changes can positively affect your plans.
Health and WelfareExplore the latest issues, trends and solutions in the health care arena, including mental health. Learn how to effectively navigate costs impacting your plan.
InvestmentsUncover opportunities, trends and alternative strategies to enhance your fund’s investments.
Pension-RetirementSessions focus on understanding all aspects of defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, including plan design, investment of assets and legal and legislative changes.
Public PlansLearn how to effectively navigate public plan operation while finding solutions to satisfy the unique needs and challenges public plans are facing in today’s political environment.
Apprenticeship, Training and EducationTopics will cover running an apprenticeship fund and trust fund, emphasizing solutions to fit the unique issues that apprenticeship programs face.
Las Vegas Strip


Join us in iconic Boston where everyone knows your name (or soon will!) and experience a conference like no other. Be surrounded by experts, network with your peers and learn the latest in the industry so you can make the most informed decisions on behalf of your funds. Commit to your education and know that you're getting the best in accurate, objective, and timely education.

Learn More


You’ll discover a variety of advanced solutions and techniques that complement the new information from your sessions while walking through the exhibit hall this year. Our exhibitors invite you to test new technologies and explore diverse services so you can keep pace with the changing industry and find the right services and providers for your needs.

Exhibit Hall

The International Foundation Annual Employee Benefits Conference is and has been vital to my role as an administrator in educating all stakeholders and my staff—no other entity has come close with an offering that compares to the foundation.

Rick A. Silva
Executive Director & Trust Fund Administrator
UFCW & Employers Trust, LLC​

​Join us at the premier learning event bringing together nearly 5,000 employee benefits peers from across the country.

 Benefits of Attending

  • Choose how you attend: in person or virtual.
  • Change how you attend up to a week prior with no additional registration or processing fees.
  • ​Real answers on the topics you need to know about today
  • Critical insights from 150 expert practitioners handpicked to guide you
  • Real-world, application-based learning opportunities
  • A strengthened network of over 5,000 colleagues to learn from and engage with
  • Proven solutions you can take back and apply
  • Access to numerous exhibitors with innovative products and services

 Who Should Attend

  • ​Taft-Hartley fund trustees, administrators, business managers and association leaders
  • Public sector plan trustees and staff
  • Fund administrators and managers
  • Third-party administrators (TPAs)
  • Benefit consultants
  • Attorneys, accountants and actuaries
  • Investment managers and consultants
  • Coalition leaders
  • Others who are involved in the overall management and administration of benefit trust funds.​

Keynote Speakers

All Speakers


Arrive early and extend your learning by attending a preconference that fits your role.

Continuing Education

The International Foundation's Annual Conference works hard to provide continuing Education credit. View information as it becomes available regarding the 2023 conference.

CEBS Compliance Approved

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

The International Foundation will continue to follow the guidance of The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as it relates to COVID-19 and other highly contagious diseases along with state, local and venue requirements to meet safely. View the full policy.

Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 8/21/2023 US $1,750.00
After 8/21/2023 US $2,050.00 Members Only

Registration Information

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Members through 8/21/2023 US $1,750.00
After 8/21/2023 US $2,050.00

This is a members only event.
Please reach out to learn how to become a member and be able to attend.


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