Get in Touch

Kelly Benefits University: Spring 2023 Benefits Symposium – Philadelphia, PA

Event Details

May 25, 2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

During this half-day symposium we bridged the gap between benefits and finance by delving into strategies to optimize your benefits and increase employee engagement, benefiting both your workforce and your bottom line. 

Date & Time:
Thursday, May 25, 2023 | 8:00AM – 12:00PM

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Breakfast and presentations will be held in Grant Room (East)


8:00-8:45 a.m. : Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

8:45-9:00 a.m.: Opening Remarks

9:00-10:00 a.m.: What Am I Paying For? Getting the Most Out of Your Spend

Presenter: Bruce Mitchell, Vice President, Kelly Benefits Strategies
Employee benefits are a significant expense for your company, so it is imperative to understand the products and services for which you are paying. This presentation will provide the knowledge you need to ensure that you are offering a competitive benefits portfolio while considering opportunities to maximize the value of your healthcare spend.

10:00-10:10 a.m.: Break

10:10-10:40 a.m.: Vendor Spotlight: Accolade

10:40-10:45 a.m.: Break

10:45-11:45 a.m.: Engaging the Center: Panel Discussion facilitated by Nick Araco, Jr., Founder, CFO Alliance

Rekha Daniel-Kimani, Head of Total Rewards, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Strategic HR Growth Operations, BAYADA Home Health Care

Meredith Ruble, CEO, The Noodle Companies, LLC

Pamela Velasquez, VP of People & Culture, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

Bruce Mitchell, Vice President, Kelly Benefits Strategies

Engaging employees, particularly middle management and first-line support, is crucial to effectively portray a company’s culture and maintain a positive relationship with clients. To delve deeper into this topic, prominent HR professionals will engage in a thought-provoking discussion surrounding how effective employee engagement can lead to increased productivity, better customer relationships, and improved overall company performance.

11:45 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks & Adjournment

What is the cost to attend?
Individual registration cost is $65. Tables of 8 are available for $456. Kelly Benefits clients may attend the event free of charge. Clients should contact their Kelly Benefits Account Management team for a free promotional code.

What is the event’s dress code?
The Union League of Philadelphia requires business attire of all attendees. For men, jacket and tie are strongly preferred. Jacket and collared shirt are required at all times on the first floor members-only section of the League House. For women, Business suits, tailored pant or skirt ensembles and dresses.

What are my parking options for the event?
Kelly Benefits will provide parking vouchers for the secure Union League parking lot located across the street from the country club.

Can I receive credits for attending?
This program is pre-approved for 2.5 HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Kelly Benefits Strategies is partnering with The CFO Alliance to offer 2 CPE credits to those that attend and sign the CPE sign in form.

What is the registration and cancellation policy?
Registration includes breakfast and all educational sessions. Pre-registration is required; availability is not guaranteed for walk-ins. Payment is required upon registration. Cancellations may be made up to one week in advance, afterwards, no refunds will be given, but substitutions may be made.