What You'll Get

 

 

Trend Coverage

Build your product portfolio, get ACA updates, and new ideas to grow your practice.

Sales Strategies

Hear from the year’s top brokers, agents and producers.

Meet Industry Partners

Mania 2017 provides access to 70+ leading industry partners all in one venue.

Join 500+ benefit professionals

Workplace Benefits Mania brings together 500+ brokers, agents and advisers to discover the latest strategic approaches, tools and technologies to grow their benefits practice.

At Mania 2017, learn from the most successful leaders in the benefits industry and make new relationships with people and organizations that will help you achieve new levels of success and service. .

 

Event Tracks Overview

 

 

Innovation

Bring a cutting edge modernization to your practice.

Increasing Profitability

Expand your business using strategic planning, market segmentation, and adding new services.



Keynote Speakers

 

 

Mike Eruzione

Former Captain
US Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Team - 1980

Pamela Glowski

Chief Operations Officer
Miracle Resources

Meredith Ryan-Reid

SVP, Group Benefits Distribution
MetLife

Wes Thompson

Founder & CEO
Emerge

Featured Speakers

 

 

Bill Bade

Bill Bade

Product Strategy and Development Consultant, Milliman

Matt Berman

Matt Berman

Health & Welfare, USI Insurance Services

Sabina Bhatia

Sabina Bhatia

Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, PayActiv, Inc.

Megan Chiarello

Megan Chiarello

Principal | Head of Marketing, P3 Workplace Solutions

Page Elliott

Page Elliott

Business Development Director, CyberScout

 

Shawn Ferguson

Shawn Ferguson

Director of Worksite, Alltrust Insurance

David Freedman

David Freedman

General Manager, Group Legal, LegalZoom

Elizabeth Galentine

Elizabeth Galentine

Editor-in-Chief, Employee Benefit Adviser

Heather Garbers

Heather Garbers

VP, Voluntary Benefits & Technology, HUB International

Trevor Garbers

Trevor Garbers

VP, Practice Leader, HUB International

 

Rudy Garcia

Rudy Garcia

President and CEO, Qandun Insurance Agency Inc.

Bob Gearhart,Jr.

Bob Gearhart,Jr.

Partner, DCW Group

Chad Gray

Chad Gray

Senior Director, Business Development, CyberScout

Mike Groeger

Mike Groeger

Chief Revenue Officer, Genius Avenue

Larry Hiwiller, Jr.

Larry Hiwiller, Jr.

Senior National Director, American National Worksite Benefits

 

Allan Khoury, MD, PhD

Allan Khoury, MD, PhD

Senior Health Management Consultant, Willis Towers Watson

Jack Kwicien

Jack Kwicien

Managing Partner, Daymark Advisors, LLC

Ruthann Laswick

Ruthann Laswick

President, Blue Water Benefits Consulting

Daniel McNeill

Daniel McNeill

National Sales Executive and Regional Sales Manager, Beazley Accident & Health

Michael Miner

Michael Miner

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WBS Benefit Advisors

 

Walt Podgurski

Walt Podgurski

President, Connection Campus

Sima Reid

Sima Reid

President, Reid Group Enterprises

T.J. Revelas

T.J. Revelas

Managing Partner, Employee Benefits, Lawley

Nick Rockwell

Nick Rockwell

Senior Consultant, Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc.

John Sbrocco

John Sbrocco

Healthcare Risk Manager, The Benefit Bureau

 

Anna Sergunina

Anna Sergunina

President and CEO, MainStreet Financial Planning, Inc.

David Sherman

David Sherman

VP of Sales, Kashable

Eric Silverman

Eric Silverman

Principal and Owner, Silverman Benefits Group

David Smith

David Smith

Vice President, EbenConcepts

Marty Traynor

Marty Traynor

VP, Voluntary Benefits, Mutual of Omaha

 

Brian Walters

Brian Walters

SVP, GradFin

Chris Walters

Chris Walters

CEO, GradFin

Kyle Williams

Kyle Williams

Chief Sales Officer, MeMD

Bart Yancey

Bart Yancey

Co-Founder and CEO, DirectPath



Schedule at a Glance

 

 

July 25

7:45 a.m. Registration Opens
8:45 a.m. Pre-Conference Workshop
12:45 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop
2:15 p.m. Main Conference Begins
2:30 p.m. Keynote
5:00 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

July 26

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens + Breakfast Briefings
9:00 a.m. Keynote
9:45 a.m. WBA Advisory Board Breakfast (Invite only)
9:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 a.m. Keynote
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:00 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

July 27

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens + Coffee in the Foyer
8:45 a.m. Keynote
9:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. Keynote
10:30 a.m. Mania 2017 Concludes



Find Out More

 

 

Keynote Speakers

Unparalleled Networking

Solution Providers

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Plan Your Stay

 

 


Mania 2017 is located at Encore in Las Vegas, NV. Click here for booking information.


FAQS

 

 

What is Workplace Benefits Mania?

Workplace Benefits Mania brings together 500+ brokers, agents and advisers to discover the latest strategic approaches, tools and technologies to grow their benefits practice.

Who will attend?

More than 500 brokers, agents, advisers, consultants and industry partners attend every year.

Who are the creators of the event?

Workplace Benefits Mania is brought to you by SourceMedia, publishers of Employee Benefit Adviser, Employee Benefit News, and a number of other insurance and financial services industry publications.

When and Where?

Workplace Benefits Mania will be held July 25-27 at Encore in Las Vegas.

How can I register to attend?

Click here for registration information.

Want to talk to a real person?

Call Vernesa Merdanovic at (212) 803-8393 or Vernesa.Merdanovic@sourcemedia.com.

Whom do I contact about sponsorship?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at Workplace Benefits Mania please contact Michael Flynn at 480-754-9049 or Michael.Flynn@sourcemedia.com.

Whom do I contact about speaking?

Please reach out to Nadine Cunningham at (212) 803-6071 or Nadine.Cunningham@sourcemedia.com.

For Marketing Media Partnership or Press Inquiries

Please reach out to Brent Hendrix at (212) 803-8369 or Brent.Hendrix@sourcemedia.com .

July 25-27, 2017, Las Vegas, NV

 

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