Upcoming events

    • November 29, 2018
    • Urban Tree Cidery: 1465 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
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    Register now for November 29!
    and attend our
    Holiday Educational and Social Event. 
    Location:  Urban Tree Cidery
    1465 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

    Agenda:

    2:00:  Registration
    2:30:  Welcoming Remarks
    2:45:  The Impact of the Midterms & The Climate for Benefits in 2019
    4:00:  Networking with Cider
    Join us for 
    Content - Connections - Cider
    Register now to learn what the Benefits Industry will look like in 2019 ... and the impact the midterms could have on the Industry and YOU.  From legislation to regulatory changes, this November will make a difference.  SBEN's coverage will be targeted specifically to you - the benefits professional. 
    Featured Speaker:
    Nicole Bogard, Partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    Nicole Bogard is partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department. She collaborates with executives, in-house counsel and human resource professionals at publicly traded and private companies to design compliant total rewards programs that facilitate business objectives. Ms. Bogard is a trusted advisor for companies navigating the complicated tax and ERISA laws, by providing clients with understandable and practical advice. 

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    • February 22, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • The Harbert Center: 2019 Fourth Avenue North | Birmingham, AL 35203
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    Join us in Birmingham on February 22!

    SBEN will host our Regional Benefits Forum on February 22, at the Birmingham, Alabama.  Session topics will include topics that are developed specifically for benefits professionals.  This is an opportunity to learn about the topics that will be impacting you.  

    Click the Register Button on the left to get signed up today!

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    • March 29, 2019
    • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace, 250 Riverplace, Greenville, SC 29601
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    Agenda Speakers Sponsor

    SBEN's Regional Benefits Forum - Greenville

    SBEN will host our Regional Benefits Forum on March 29, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina.  This event is created specifically for the Benefits Professional, and topics are deigned for you to gain real-world understanding of what will impact you.  Further you'll learn implementable take-aways from experts who have, "been there done that." 

    Thank You to our Premier Sponsors

    Program Location:
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace
    250 Riverplace, Greenville, SC 29601

    • April 08, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • April 09, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hall Benefits Law: 270 Carpenter Drive Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30328

    Regulatory Environments for Benefits Programs (B1) —
    U.S. Human Resources Laws and Regulations and the ACA’s Impact on Benefits Programs

    • A thorough understanding of the U.S. human resources laws and regulations is important for the HR benefits professional. This course provides an overview of these U.S. regulations as they apply to employee benefits programs and includes a review and discussion of the Affordable Car Act (ACA). In this course, you will:
    • Explore government’s influence on employee benefits plans.
    • Review legislation and regulations that affect retirement benefits.
    • Examine legislative and regulatory requirements for pay for time not worked programs.
    • Discuss relevant legislation that affects employee health and welfare benefits programs.
    • Examine the taxation of health and welfare benefits and required nondiscrimination tests.
    • Explore legal issues related to IRC Section 125 and Section 129 plans.
    • Examine communication and administration activities related to benefits programs.

    This course contains U.S. specific content and is designed for the U.S. HR benefits professional new to the field. It is also an ideal course for the HR generalist or compensation specialist with limited human resource law knowledge who would like to learn more.

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    • May 01, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • May 03, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • The W Hotel, Buckhead; 3377 Peachtree Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30326
    Register

    Register Today for the
    Southeast's Premier Benefits Conference.
    May 1-3, 2019, at The W Hotel in Buckhead, Georgia.

    Register now for the Southeast's Premier Benefits Conference.  The 2019 SBEN Annual Educational Conference will be bringing together executives from employers of all sizes with their advisors and service providers; more than 150 professionals are anticipated to attend.

    This is an opportunity to:

    Learn. from industry leaders and professionals like yourself.
    Earn, continuing educational credits for your certifications, and  to further develop your career.
    Network, with professionals from across the entire Southeast.


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    Conference Location: The W Hotel, Buckhead
    3377 Peachtree Road NE / Atlanta, GA 30326

    CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM

    Questions / Need more details? Contact Marc Chappell, mchappell@sben.org or 404-812-9132

    • June 10, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • June 11, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hall Benefits Law: 270 Carpenter Drive Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30328

    Retirement Plans - Design Considerations and Administration (B2) —
    Learn Foundational Knowledge about Retirement Plan Design and Administration

    Retirement plan design and administration are challenging tasks for the human resources professional, who must balance organizational objectives with the financial resources needed to ensure that employees are benefiting from and contributing to their retirement plans. This course provides you with an introduction to strategic retirement plan design and administration with emphasis on defined contribution plans.

    In this course, you will learn about:

    1. Aligning retirement plan objectives with organizational strategy.
    2. Defined contribution plan types.
    3. Key aspects of 401k plans.
    4. Fiduciary requirements for retirement plans.
    5. General plan investment and financing guidelines.
    6. Auditing retirement plans for effectiveness, financial performance and plan delivery.
    7. Integrating retirement plans when mergers or acquisitions occur.

    This course contains U.S. specific content and provides a thorough overview of retirement plans. It is an ideal course for those who need foundational knowledge in retirement plan design and administration.

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    • August 19, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • August 20, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hall Benefits Law: 270 Carpenter Drive Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30328

    Health and Welfare Plans - Plan Types and Administration (B3) —
    Gain Knowledge and Skills in Health and Welfare Benefits Administration

    Getting your organization’s health and welfare plan benefits right from the start is a daunting task for any human resources professional. This course will teach the fundamentals every HR practitioner must know. 

    You will learn about the different types of health and welfare benefits and the key components of health and welfare plans. The course also includes a review and discussion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact on health plans. 

    Key topics covered include: 

    1. An overview of the types of health and welfare plans.
    2. Focus on key areas such as health care benefits, the concept of choice, disability plans, survivor benefits, pay for time not worked and the administration of these programs.
    3. The medical component of health care benefits.
    4. Behavioral health care, prescription drug plans, dental plans, vision plans, disability plans and long-term care plans.
    5. Complementary programs that encourage and support employee health.
    6. Employee benefits choice and flexibility.
    7. Aligning benefits outcomes with your organization’s cost strategy. 

    This course features U.S. specific content.

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    • October 14, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • October 15, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hall Benefits Law: 270 Carpenter Drive Suite 325 Atlanta, GA 30328

    Total Rewards Management (T1) —

    Gain the Knowledge You Need to Design and Implement Total Rewards Tailor-Made for Your Organization

    Knowing what is required for an effective total rewards strategy will set you apart as a human resources professional. In this course, you will learn how to design and implement a total rewards program that meets your organization’s specific needs and includes an ideal mix of rewards across the six rewards elements:

    1. Compensation
    2. Benefits
    3. Work-Life Effectiveness
    4. Recognition
    5. Performance Management
    6. Talent Development

    Designed for new HR professionals, HR generalists and line managers, this course will empower you with the basic skills and knowledge to create a successful total rewards strategy for your organization. While developed to be an introduction to the total rewards system, the content goes beyond the basics to cover more advanced topics such as aligning total rewards with your organization’s culture, HR goals and business strategy.

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