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

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

Join 500+ benefit professionals

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

At Renaissance 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 Overview

Tracks

 

Innovation

Hear from the year’s top consultants, agents, brokers and employers on building your product portfolio, ACA/legal updates, and new ideas to grow your practice.

Increasing Profitability

Learn and share the latest systems and services that will increase the profitability and sales of the broker. See first-hand what agencies, carriers, employers and administrators are doing to maximize revenue and value.

 

Keynote Speakers

 

 

James J. Donelon

Commissioner of Insurance
State of Louisiana

William Locander

Dean
Loyola University

Carlo Mulvenna

VP
Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Matthew Owenby

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer
AFLAC

Roy Ramthun

President & Founder
HSA Consulting Services, LLC

Patrick Toner

President, Customer
Benefits Analytics, LLC

Amy Underwood

Director of Resource Innovation, Employee Benefits
BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc.

Featured Speakers

 

 

Bill Bade

Bill Bade

Product Strategy and Development Consultant, Milliman

Nikki Chriesman-Green

Nikki Chriesman-Green

Regional ERISA Counsel, USI Southwest

Joe Donlan

Joe Donlan

SVP, Segment Leader - Broker Business, Connecture

Katie Dunnington

Katie Dunnington

VP, Group Product Solutions, Lincoln Financial Group

Sara Gunn

Sara Gunn

Director of Marketing, ID Watchdog

 

David Hatter

David Hatter

President, Arista Financial Group

Alvin Heggie

Alvin Heggie

AVP Strategic Product Delivery, MassMutual

John Hickman

John Hickman

Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Jerry Horton

Jerry Horton

Regional Practice Leader, Western Division, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Gene Lanzoni

Gene Lanzoni

Assistant Vice President, Market & Customer Insights, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

 

Maureen Liberati

Maureen Liberati

Independent Consultant, CBP

Gene Lieberman

Gene Lieberman

National Benefits Director, Pinnacle Communications International, Inc.

Douglas Maher

Douglas Maher

Executive Director, Employee Benefits, EIIA

Scott Mardis

Scott Mardis

Field Development Director, Kemper Benefits

Michael Meredith

Michael Meredith

EVP, Lockton Companies

 

Kristin Myers

Kristin Myers

Benefits Director, TSG Resources, Inc.

John Ollis

John Ollis

VP, Sales & Marketing, IBX

Walt Podgurski

Walt Podgurski

President, Connection Campus

Chas Rampenthal

Chas Rampenthal

General Counsel, LegalZoom

David Smith

David Smith

VP, Ebenconcepts

 

Rina Tikia

Rina Tikia

President, Tikia Consulting Group, Inc.



Schedule at a Glance

 

 

March 1

11:00 a.m. Registration Opens
12:00 p.m. Pre-conference Workshop
3:00 p.m. Main Conference Begins
3:15 p.m. Keynote Sessions
4:30 p.m. Reception in the Exhibit Hall

March 2

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens + Coffee in the Foyer
8:30 a.m. Keynote Session
9:15 a.m. Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:15 a.m. Keynote Sessions
11:20 a.m. Breakout Sessions
12:30 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:35 p.m. Workplace Benefits Association Advisory Board Breakfast (By Invitation Only)
3:50 p.m. Keynote Session
4:30 p.m. Reception in the Exhibit Hall

March 3

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens + Coffee in the Foyer
8:30 a.m. Keynote Session
9:00 a.m. Keynote Session
9:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:15 a.m. Keynote
10:45 a.m. Renaissance 2017 Concludes



Find Out More

 

 

Plan Your Stay

 

 


Renaissance 2017 will be held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans , LA. Click here for booking information.


FAQ

 

 

What is Workplace Benefits Renaissance?

Workplace Benefits Renaissance 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 Renaissance 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 Renaissance will be held March 1-3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, in New Orleans, LA.

How can I register to attend?

Click here for registration information.

Want to talk to a real person?

Call Ingrid Olsen at (212) 803-8456

Whom do I contact about sponsorship?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at Workplace Benefits Renaissance 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.

Whom do I contact about For Marketing, Media Partnership or Press inquiries?

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

March 1-3, 2017, New Orleans, LA

 

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