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JULY 10 - 12, 2018  |  Seattle, WA  |  20 CPE CREDITS  |  $1,289

Tuesday, July 10 (all day)
Wednesday, July 11 (all day)
Thursday, July 12 (conference ends at 12:30 p.m.)

A panel of leading attorneys and other benefits professionals at our annual summer conference will address advanced compliance issues for employer health and cafeteria plans, account-based plans, and wellness programs. We'll also cover the latest legislative and regulatory developments, plus best practices for plan administration. Don't miss this information-packed conference. It's the best way to get the updates you need, network with peers, and ask the experts your trickiest questions.

To Register: Call 800.231.1860 or Register Online

Conference Details 2018

CPE Information
Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Knowledge of cafeteria plans and health and welfare benefits
CPE Credits: 20
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Who Should Attend?

This Conference is designed for professionals with cafeteria plans and employee benefits experience, including benefits professionals, human resource and benefits managers, plan sponsors, TPAs, insurance professionals, attorneys, benefits consultants, government officials, and accountants. Attendees at last year's 2017 Conference represented organizations that sponsor, advise, or provide services for hundreds of thousands of benefit arrangements covering millions of employees across the United States.

Course Materials and Continuing Education Credit

Your course materials will include a copy of the slides and other timely and useful information.
NEW: CLE approval for attorneys attending the Conference has been requested in all 50 states; click below for more information.

Continuing Education Credit Information

2018 Conference Agenda

Our 2018 Conference theme, "Eye on the Horizon: Preparing for Tomorrow's Benefits," will have you up to speed and planning for the future. We'll address the impact of regulatory and legislative developments, plus hot topics such as QSEHRAs, AHPs, wellness programs, and interactions with Medicare. Interactive panels and an "ask the experts" session are designed to focus on audience questions—submitted live and in advance. Click here for our detailed Agenda.

Please note: As always, the conference agenda is subject to change for late-breaking developments and as may otherwise be necessary.

Customer Comments From Prior Conferences

“Great conference! Attended to gain overall insight into group health plans and general benefits. Accomplished this plus gained a great deal of detailed cafeteria plan information.”

“This, by far, is the best faculty for a conference that I have attended. Great speakers, fun to listen to, used real-life examples.”

“EBIA always translates complicated regulations into easy to understand formats.”

“Fantastic speakers with the best Powerpoint slides in the business.”

“The collegiality among the speakers is unparalleled compared with any other conference I have attended.”

“The best seminar I have attended. Complete, accurate, up to the minute—and understandable.”

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The EBIA conference features top-notch speakers with years of legal and compliance experience advising on cafeteria plan and benefits issues.


Conference Location:

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121
Venue website

Hotel Information

Guest Rooms at Edgewater Hotel:
We have reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the nearby Edgewater Hotel, at a group rate of $299 per night (plus applicable taxes), for a limited time.


To make hotel reservations by phone:
Call the Edgewater Hotel's reservation office at 800-624-0670, between 8am-8pm Pacific Time. To receive the group rate, please indicate that you are with the Thomson Reuters Advanced Cafeteria Plans & Benefits Conference, and the dates of the event.

To make online hotel reservations:
If you need the group code for Conference attendees, it is 21K8YP.
Reserve hotel room online here.

Cut-off date:
If any guest rooms remain in the reserved block after June 15, 2018 (Extended through June 22!), the rooms will be released at that time. 



First Registrant: $1,289
Additional Registrants ordered at the same time: $1,160 each
To Register: Call 800.231.1860 or Register Online

You can send a substitute attendee from your organization without penalty. If you need to cancel there is a $100 cancellation fee when you give us at least 10 business days notice. If you give less than 10 business days notice, your tuition is forfeited.

Conference Location

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121
Venue website

Conference Pricing
2-1/2 Day Conference

•First Registrant:

•Additional Registrants ordered at the same time:
    $1,160 each

To Register:
Call 800.231.1860
or Register Online