Conference Agenda

November 1, 2021

On Demand Resources in the Portal

Downloadable resources are available in the Attendee Portal.

November 1, 2021

Guide to the Value and Benefits of this Elite Community

This session will focus on the steps of participation, the benefits, community and value.

November 2, 2021

Award Celebration: For Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Metro Detroit companies recognized as part of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® programs are creating better workplaces, have innovative benefit programs, and focus on creating an engaging work environment for employees, among other things.
Join us as we celebrate the Winners of our Metro Detroit area Winners.

November 2, 2021

Award Celebration: Michigan Best and Brightest in Wellness®

Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness is an awards competition providing companies, schools, and faith-based groups with the opportunity to gain recognition and showcase their best practices in wellness.
Please join us as we honor these Winners of the 2021s program.

November 2, 2021

Rules of Engagement & Compensation: Understanding Compensation in Crazy Times

The rules of engagement have changed drastically when it comes to compensation for new employees and retention of current employees; employers must ensure total compensation will attract top talent in a competitive market while also assuring current employees that they are valued. This panel of experts will dissect the current trends in compensation, analyze pay equity, stay bonuses and explore strategies to help attract and retain top talent.

November 3, 2021

Award Celebration: Boston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The journey to being named among the Best and Brightest to Work For in Boston starts with a nomination. The winners of the program represent the most exceptional places to work in the region.
Join us as we celebrate this year’s Boston winners.

November 3, 2021

Award Celebration: San Francisco Bay Area’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® program recognizes and celebrates the winning companies in the San Francisco Bay area. Although these companies vary in size and industry, they share a passion for exceptional human resources and an impressive commitment to their employees.
Join us as we congratulate these winning companies.

November 3, 2021

TalentTalk I – What’s Next in the Future of On-Boarding and Employee Engagement?

Companies are looking to enhance their new hire on-boarding practices to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges and remote work resulting in engagement concerns. Learn about new trends in this TalentTalk focused on creating a comprehensive and inclusive on-boarding process that maintains high retention rates, enhanced job satisfaction, and improved employee performance.

November 3, 2021

TalentTalk II – Stay Interview Toolkit: What is a Stay Interview and the Best Ways to Utilize Them

With the war on talent still raging, stay interviews have become vital to re-recruiting your workforce. Understanding what attracted your current employees is often quite different from what is keeping them. Stay interviews tend to improve engagement, communication, and productivity as well as retention. In this workshop, you learn how to effectively prepare for, conduct, and follow-through on stay interviews.

November 4, 2021

How to Combat Stress, Depression and Burnout for Optimum Mental Health and Wellbeing

Business Leaders and Employees are being pulled in multiple directions causing them to feel burnout. With so much chaos and distraction in the world today, it is imperative to adhere to one’s mental health and wellness.
Objectives of this panel are to uncover the following:

  • Real-life strategies to help participants refocus and re-energize to increase the level of engagement within their organizations.
  • Strategies to define and address stress, burnout and depression.
  • Ways to win at balancing their work, life and tools to manage their wellbeing.
  • Identify solutions that businesses can activate to create a more inclusive and connected workplace.

November 4, 2021

Award Celebration: Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in The Nation®

The 11th annual Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® announces the 2021 winning companies. This award not only honors organizations as Best and Brightest Companies to Work For but also celebrates achievement and success in empowering employees’ lives through rich heritage and culture. The Best and Brightest Program provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices, and demonstrate why each of them would be an ideal place for employees to work.

November 4, 2021

Award Celebration: The Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness®

The Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness program highlights those that promote a culture of wellness, and those that plan, implement and evaluate efforts in employee wellness. This premier program celebrates companies that are making their business and employees thrive and making the community a healthier place to live.
Join us as we celebrate these National Wellness winners.