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Accolade, Inc.
Affinia Group
American Council of Engineering Companies Life/Health Trust 
American Council on Exercise
American Heart Association
American Psychological Association
American Specialty Health
Aon Hewitt Consulting
BAE Systems Inc.
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc.
Best Doctors
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MA
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MN
Boeing Company
Bravo Wellness, LLC
Central Michigan University
Corning Incorporated
Corporate Health Partners 
DTE Energy
Dow Chemical Company
Eastman Chemical Company
Engaged Health Solutions
Ergotron, Inc.
Findley Davies
Gardant Global Inc.
Goldman Sachs
Health to You
HealthSTAT, Inc.
Healthyroads, Inc.
Hennepin County HealthWorks
Hooper Holmes
Howard County Public School System
HUB International
Humana Vitality
INTEGRIS Health, Inc.
Intermountain Healthcare/Selecthealth
Interactive Health
Johnson & Johnson
Kaiser Permanente
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Life Time Fitness
Lincoln Industries
LL Bean
Lockheed Martin
Lockton Companies
Marsh & McLennan Agency
MasterBrand Cabinets
Mayo Clinic
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MediFit Corporate Services
The MetroHealth System
MHN/Health Net
Michigan State University
National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Security Agency
NextEra Energy
Norton Healthcare
Ohio State University
Onlife Health
Oregon Center for Applied Science
Performance pH
Preventure Inc.
Prudential Financial
Quest Diagnostics
RedBrick Health
Sanofi, US
Schwan Food Company
Shape Up
SeeChange Health Solutions
Spafinder Wellness, Inc.
St. Jospeh Health
State of Nebraska
StayWell Health Management
Target Corporation
Towers Watson
Truven Health Analytics
Tufts Health Plan
Universities Wellness Alliance of Kentucky
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
US Preventive Medicine
UPMC Health Plan
VAL Health
Vanderbilt University
Virgin Pulse
WebMD Health Services
Wells Fargo
Yale University

Call for Speakers

Facilitate the most valuable EHM conference programs. The annual HERO Forum continues to bring emerging and established trends in employee wellness to the forefront of the market place. The annual HERO Forum is widely recognized as a leading venue where the latest in best practices, research and innovation in the field of health management are discussed. The theme for 2014 is “From Return on Investment to Value on Investment”. This topic is essential in the face of new health care legislation to the sustainability of EHM. We encourage submissions that will address this subject in traditional manner, and also those that take a fresh look at this challenge and opportunity.

General Session

These 60 minute sessions are divided between presentation and Q&A.  General session presentations are on industry leading edge topics and issues.  To apply please complete and return the submission form.

"HOW TO DO IT" Workshops

The Employer “HOW TO DO IT” workshops are presented by employers with outstanding EHM programs. These programs typically possess strong elements of program planning, leadership engagement, program design and integration with other benefits initiatives. They have demonstrated successful employee engagement strategy and quantifiable process and outcomes. The workshops are 75 minutes in length, divided equally between presentation and Q & A. To apply please complete and return the submission form.

Innovators Workshops

These 75 minute breakout sessions are designed to present innovative approaches to program design, delivery, measurement and engagement that are happening today in the marketplace. Sessions should be equally divided between presentation and group discussion. Interactive group exercises are recommended but not required. Innovative approaches in these topic areas are of particular interest:

  • The Business Case for a Value on Investment Program Justification Approach
  • Behavior Change
  • Building Participation & Engagement
  • Corporate Culture
  • Communications Strategies & Applications
  • Healthy Energy Management & Performance
  • Creating Supportive Environments
  • Incentives - Approaches and Outcomes
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Social Networking & Gamification of Health
  • Stress Management and Resiliency
  • Tobacco Cessation

To apply please complete and return the submission form.


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