Conference Forum
and Mini-HealthFlex Summit
March 14-16, 2018

Event Information

Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) invites conference benefits officers and treasurers to attend:

  • The HealthFlex Mini-Summit on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and 1:00 p.m. for the Mini-Summit.
  • The March 2018 Conference Forum on Thursday and Friday, March 15-16. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. and the event begins at 8:30 a.m. The Conference Forum will conclude at 12:00 p.m. on Friday.

Conference Forum attendees will explore ways that Wespath and conference leadership can work together to “care for those who serve by securing our future” with regards to:

  • Retirement plan design
  • Benefit assets and current benefit obligations
  • Legislative, judicial and tax law changes impacting the church and clergy
  • Sustainable Investments
  • Engaging clergy and lay workers
  • Church finances
  • Data

Click here to view the draft agenda for the Conference Forum.

HealthFlex Summit attendees will:

  • Meet the new people supporting HealthFlex and providing a strengthened support team
  • Hear the “learnings” from the “listening” sessions and results from the satisfaction surveys
  • Discover what the vision/multi-year strategy is for HealthFlex going forward and how working together can help support the health and well-being of those we serve

Click here to view the draft agenda for the Mini-HealthFlex Summit.

Registration

Register now!

The deadline for registration is February 23, 2018.

Location

Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus
2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, Illinois

Costs

Wespath will pay for one person per plan sponsor to attend the events. Additional attendees are the responsibility of the plan sponsor.

The registration fee for additional attendees is $219.00 per person, which includes meals, breaks and event materials. Hotel rooms are $153.00 plus tax.

Travel Arrangements

Wespath will make your travel arrangements if you are attending at Wespath expense. (Please reference the travel policy). Once you complete the registration process, a representative from Travel Leaders will contact you within 48 hours with travel options for consideration. An itinerary will then be provided to you based on your final arrangements.

Meals

Wednesday, March 14: Lunch will be provided for HealthFlex Summit attendees and dinner will be provided for all guests – HealthFlex Summit and Conference Forum. Special entertainment will bring a touch of Ireland to this event with Irish dancing provided by the Dillon-Gavin Irish Dance Team. Note: Two of the dancers are daughters of our very own Karen Manczko, Institutional Investments.

Thursday, March 15: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. A gift card will be provided for Thursday night so you can enjoy area restaurants on your own.

Friday, March 16: Breakfast and a box lunch will be provided.

Lodging

Wespath will provide lodging for one person per plan sponsor to attend the events: HealthFlex Summit and the Conference Forum for Wednesday and Thursday nights, March 14 and 15.

Ground Transportation/Directions

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you within one week of the event. This e-mail will include your hotel confirmation number and travel directions to this event. For assistance while traveling, contact Anne Green, Meeting and Event Planner, on her cell phone: 1-847-778-0556.

Attire

Casual dress is recommended for this event. Please be sure to dress in layers as the temperature in the meeting rooms may vary.

Questions?

Meeting Agenda: Contact Ross Lundstrom, 1-800-269-2244 ext. 4224
Hotel and Registration: Contact Anne Green, 1-800-269-2244 ext. 4560
Travel Arrangements: Contact Travel Leaders at 1-800-544-2307

 
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