We’re committed to helping our clients better understand the complex and ever-changing insurance industry. That’s why we provide free events and seminars. As a result, we have some of the most educated clients on the planet.

Through our online and in-person seminars and events, you’ll learn how to be more efficient and strategic for your organization. Soon we’ll be certified as an approved provider by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) to offer SHRM credits through many of our training courses and webinars. Stay tuned!

We look forward to meeting you at any of the following events, or contact us to arrange a time to meet onsite. 612-347-8421 or minseminars@hayscompanies.com

To find an event or seminar for a specific location, please use the drop-down box below.


White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Time:
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  Seminar (lunch will be provided)

Location: Ruth’s Chris Steak House

224 South Beverly Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Data Analytics – A Complete Enterprise Approach to Cost Containment

It is the era of advanced data-driven analytics. The staggering amount of employer information continues to increase, as does the opportunity cost of failing to use it effectively. This seminar will cover:

  • A cutting-edge, competitively advantageous approach for Risk Managers and HR Professionals with oversight of work comp, safety and health & welfare
  • Why competition for financial and human capital is driving companies to a total cost strategy
  • How good decision-making on a departmental basis is bad decision-making on an organizational basis
  • Why the marketplace is fearful of employers aggregating their data and how to exploit this

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Time: 2:30 – 6:30 PM

Location: Charles River Country Club

483 Dedham Street

Newton, MA 02459

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Time:
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  Seminar (lunch will be provided)

Location: Morton’s The Steakhouse

3400 West Olive Avenue

Burbank, CA 91505

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Time:
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  Seminar (lunch will be provided)

Location: Morton’s The Steakhouse

3400 West Olive Avenue

Burbank, CA 91505

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Time:
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM  Seminar (lunch will be provided)

Location: Ruth’s Chris Steak House

224 South Beverly Drive

Beverly Hills, CA 90212

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Time:
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM  Seminar and Happy Hour

Location: Water Grill South Coast Plaza

3300 Bristol Street

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Time:
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM  Seminar and Happy Hour

Location: Water Grill South Coast Plaza

3300 Bristol Street

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Time:
1:30 – 4:00 PM   Seminar

4:15 PM   Happy Hour & Giveaways

Location: Northwood Country Club

6524 Alpha Road

Dallas, TX 75240

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

White Board Seminar Series: Risk Pool Management – How to Develop a Winning Health Plan

Eye-opening and strongly contrary to conventional wisdom, this foundational seminar establishes the critical thinking necessary to effectively manage a health plan. This seminar is for plan sponsors that are serious about optimizing recruitment and retention while minimizing cost and maximizing employee satisfaction.

What we’ll cover:

  • Why employers are failing at health plan management
  • How “best practices” are repelling the best talent and souring corporate culture
  • Why the industry benchmarks are wrong and are driving the cost of your health plan higher
  • How to structure your medical offering to increase the value of benefits and reduce costs

Date: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM

Location: Hilton Fort Collins

425 W. Prospect Road

Fort Collins, CO 80526

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.

Global Insurance: Strategies to Coordinate your International Insurance Program

You’re invited to join Hays Companies for a complimentary event being held May 11th at Westmoor Country Club in Brookfield, WI. We will be exploring some of the complexities of operating in a global world – from both the risk perspective, and when buying insurance coverage. We will be discussing numerous topics related to global insurance and risk management, including:

  • Overview of trends in global insurance and risk management
  • Challenges facing global organizations from an insurance and regulatory perspective
  • Strategies to maximize coverage and reduce cost for a global insurance program

This event is for those companies already operating overseas or considering expanding internationally.
Please follow the link below for all of the details and to reserve your seat. We’re excited to announce this event and hope you can join us after for food and drinks following the session.

Date: Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Time: 3:00PM – 4:30PM

Location: Westmoor Country Club | 400 South Moorland Road | Brookfield, WI 53005

Family Medical Leave Act | An In-Depth Legal Review

Please join Hays Companies for a complimentary breakfast and seminar for Employee Benefits and HR professionals to discuss FMLA | An In-Depth Legal Review.

This course is designed for Employee Benefits and Human Resources professionals and is intended to provide an in-depth legal review of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Participants will learn the importance of FMLA, as well as state leave protections, in the context of the newest regulations. The course will provide an overview of the Family and Medical Leave Act and detail around notice requirements, types of leave, eligibility, medical certifications, and other general FMLA topics.

Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time:
8:00 – 8:30 AM   Registration

8:30 – 10:00 AM  Seminar, full breakfast, and Amazon Echo giveaway

Location: Embassy Suites Phoenix – Biltmore

2630 East Camelback Road

Phoenix, AZ 85016

White Board Seminar Series: Rising Health Plan Costs, Reduced Benefits, Failed Strategies…What Do You Do Now?

Although many popular ideas about medical plans are based on truths, the complicated issues involved are often misunderstood or oversimplified to the point of being false or misleading. A favorite among attendees, this seminar seeks to provide a deeper understanding of how many decisions plan sponsors make often have unforeseen and unfortunate consequences.

What We’ll Cover:

  • The historical failures and prevalent misconceptions of effective health plan cost management
  • A counterintuitive viewpoint of High Deductible Health Plans (HDHP) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Why pharmacy can be your health plan’s best friend and worst enemy
  • The only kind of wellness program that works and why it has nothing to do with wellness
  • How to structure your plan to increase the value of employee benefits and reduce costs

Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Time:
1:30 – 4:00 PM   Seminar

4:15 PM   Happy Hour & Giveaways

Location: Northwood Country Club

6524 Alpha Road

Dallas, TX 75240

This program is approved for 2 SHRM, HRCI, and CPE credits.